Things to Do in City Bowl

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The Waiting Room

The Waiting Room

Bars Nightclubs in City Centre (0.9 km from City Bowl)

You'll have to look for an unmarked door and walk up an inconspicuous staircase to successfully find The Waiting Room. But once inside, you'll soon realize that this little scene is a true hidden gem. Located above the The Royale Eatery in Long Street, this venue features plenty of seating and a homely, hip atmosphere. The Waiting Room attracts...

Long Street

Long Street

Popular Attractions in City Centre (1.3 km from City Bowl)

Vibrant and hip Long Street is the main street to party or chill out in Cape Town’s trendy City Bowl. Here you can choose any restaurant, lounge, club, or pub that strikes your mood. Every place is unique and promises a fabulous vibe. Architecturally Long Street is renowned for the attractive Victorian buildings, some housing interesting...

Cape Quarter

Cape Quarter

Shopping Malls in De Waterkant (2.2 km from City Bowl)

Cape Quarter is more than a shopping centre; it’s also a unique piazza in De Waterkant, the former District 5 of Cape Town. This historical area has developed over the years into one of the trendiest places in the Mother City, with beautifully renovated old buildings and up market interior design establishments.Here you can unwind in style in an...

Zula Sound Bar

Zula Sound Bar

Bars in City Centre (1.3 km from City Bowl)

Zula Sound Bar mixes the finest music with live theatre and dance. Add a sprinkling of poetry, and Cape Town has an ever-changing art house. Zula has hosted some of the Mother City's leading musicians – Freshly Ground, Godessa, Teba, Bed on Bricks, 340ml and Sons of Sellassie as well as International DJs such as Pascal (True Playaz). Zula gets...

Noon Gun

Noon Gun

Popular Attractions in Bo-Kaap (2.1 km from City Bowl)

Head up Signal Hill to see the the oldest guns in daily use in the world! Cape Town’s oldest living tradition is the Noon Gun, fired every day at 12 pm sharp, except Sundays and public holidays. The 18-pounder, smoothbore muzzle-loaders are still in use today! These are the oldest cannons in daily use in the world.There are actually two on top of...

Labia Theatre

Labia Theatre

Galleries and Museums in Gardens (0.4 km from City Bowl)

The Labia Theatre is the oldest independent art-repertory cinema in South Africa. The Labia Theatre, originally an Italian Embassy ballroom, was opened by Princess Labia in May 1949 as a theatre for the staging of live performances. For the past 37 years, it has been operating as a cinema on the alternative circuit appealing mainly to the more...

Mount Nelson Planet Bar

Mount Nelson Planet Bar

Bars in Gardens (0.4 km from City Bowl)

Located in the prestigious Mount Nelson Hotel, the Planet Bar offers a cool, chic, and elegant venue for a perfect night out. The bar features a stylish celestial décor, quirky touches and comfortable couches, creating a relaxing ambience. The Planet Bar has an extensive cocktail menu, a wide selection of champagnes and wines, and an assortment...

The Little Theatre Complex

The Little Theatre Complex

Galleries and Museums in Gardens (0.5 km from City Bowl)

The Little Theatre Complex is home to the University of Cape Town's drama and fine arts departments. The facility is actually three theatres with the Little Theatre ironically being the largest, providing seating for 240 people. The Intimate and Arena offer space for about 70-80 folk. This trio offer a variety of delightful shows ranging from...

Bike and Saddle

Bike and Saddle

Popular Attractions in Gardens (0.7 km from City Bowl)

There is no better or more intense way to experience a country than to bike, hike or kayak through its varied landscapes. And with our choice of route options, you get to decide whether you want to explore at a leisurely pace, or exert yourself some more. Whether you want to try a longer route during the day’s activities, or head back early for a...

Iziko Planetarium

Iziko Planetarium

Galleries and Museums in City Centre (0.7 km from City Bowl)

The Iziko Planetarium is housed in the South African Museum building in Cape Town. The venue is a round celestial theatre, utilising a complex Minolta star machine and multiple projectors to transport the audience through the wonders of the universe. Night skies are created within the dome, coupled with great audio to make the experience a unique...

City Bowl Fashion & Food Market

City Bowl Fashion & Food Market

Popular Attractions in Gardens (0.8 km from City Bowl)

Do you love vintage clothing, designer pieces, accessories, jewelry, woodwork and decor? Then this monthly fashion market is for you! More than 30 designers are gathered at 14 Hope Street in Cape Town for an amazing event. As always, you can also indulge in delicious food from around the world - so bring your friends and family around for...

South African National Gallery

South African National Gallery

Galleries and Museums in Gardens (0.9 km from City Bowl)

Home to some of the most beautiful collections, The South African National Gallery features art of South African, African, British, French, Dutch and Flemish origin. Collections are regularly rotated so that there is always a full programme of temporary exhibitions, including paintings, photography, sculpture, architecture, beadwork, textiles and...

Abseil Africa

Abseil Africa

Popular Attractions in City Centre (0.9 km from City Bowl)

Step off the top, at 1000 metres above sea level, and Abseil into pure vertical space. This is the world’s original highest commercial abseil. You are surrounded by awesome views and the deep blue Atlantic at your feet. We operate on a daily basis weather permitting between 10am and 3pm. Overall experience will take about 45 min to an hour....

Fly Cape Town Paragliding

Fly Cape Town Paragliding

Popular Attractions in Tamboerskloof (0.9 km from City Bowl)

We are a group of highly experienced Tandem Paragliding Flight Instructors. We are licensed by the South African Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association as required by the Civil Aviation Act, so relax, you are in safe hands. You do not need to have any experience at all to come tandem paragliding with us, we have done thousands of tandem...

The Company's Gardens

The Company's Gardens

Popular Attractions in Gardens (0.9 km from City Bowl)

Slap bang in the middle of the city is a green oasis and what some locals only think of as a cool spot for a picnic. Well, if you stroll down the garden path you’ll find a lot more than sprawling lawns, lush plantings and luxuriant blooms.A walk back in time Named for the Dutch East India Company, the Company’s Gardens lie alongside the elegant...