Long St Baths
Dating from 1906, these nicely restored baths, featuring painted murals of city-centre life on the walls, are heated and very popular...
A stroll along Long St is an essential element of a Cape Town visit. This busy commercial and nightlife thoroughfare, partly lined with...
Centre for the Book
This grand domed Edwardian building first opened in 1913 as the headquarters of the now-defunct University of Good Hope. More recently...
Climb the narrow stairway beside the Royale Eatery to find this hip bar decorated in retro furniture with DJs spinning funky tunes....
South China Dim Sum Bar
No frills, and the service can be very slow, but the food – succulent dumplings, savoury noodles, spring rolls and home-made iced teas –...
297 Long Street · interesting places nearby
Abseil Africa information
The 112m drop off the top of Table Mountain with this long-established outfit is a guaranteed adrenaline rush. Don’t even think of tackling it unless you’ve got a head (and a stomach) for heights. Tag on a guided hike up Platteklip Gorge for R250.
Abseil Africa also offers kloofing (canyoning) trips around Cape Town. The sport of clambering into and out of kloofs (cliffs or gorges) also entails abseiling, climbing, hiking, swimming and jumping.