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Michelay & Shafiek - Obs is the place to be even that club stones opposite the bohemian loft backpackers it was real fun... there's no other place to be than "ObS"

michelay fisher
South Africa

Nice quiet naighbourhood - For people who want to unwind and relax away from the big city and township noise, Observatory is the place to be.

Fana Nzimande
South Africa

Old part of Cape Town - Observatory is an old part of Cape Town and is a bit dodgy compared to other suburbs. I would not recommend Observatory as a tourist destination.

Rudolph de Kock
South Africa

Observatory - An amazing place to visit. You could pick up wonderful memorabilia from days gone by. Quaint vintage shops and restaurants. Lots of little art shops and studios. Well worth a visit.

Devika Pillay
South Africa

Very trendy and busy. The people there never sleep - Really love Observatory. It's centrally located packed with lots of restaurants and bars.

Phelokazi
South Africa
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  • 1890 House Sushi and Grill 1890 House Sushi and Grill

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