Rust en Vreugd
This delightful mansion, dating from 1777–8 and fronted by a period-style garden (recreated in 1986 from the original layout), was once...
Cape Craft & Design Institute
In the works in early 2015 was this new showcase for the Cape Craft & Design Institute (CCDI). Up and running is the British...
St Mary’s Cathedral
Dedicated in 1851, and having undergone many alterations since, this is the main Catholic church in Cape Town.
Straight No Chaser
Next to Diva’s Pizza, this tiny jazz club aims to recreate the atmosphere of Ronnie Scott’s and Village Vanguard. It’s run by hard-core...
Appealing to students and lovers of grunge and shabby chic, this artfully crafted dive bar amps up it's hipster cred with sticky BBQ...
71 Roeland St · interesting places nearby
Book Lounge information
The hub of Cape Town’s literary scene, thanks to its great selection of titles, comfy chairs, simple cafe and busy program of events. There are up to three talks or book launches a week, generally with free drinks and nibbles, and readings for kids on the weekend.
Also look for the handmade Elizabethan bags and brooches here made from recycled pieces of fabric and other found objects.