Gamidah Jacobs grew up in the Bo-Kaap and lives in one of district's oldest houses. She's a wonderful guide to the area and conducts...
This small museum provides some insight into the lifestyle of a prosperous 19th-century Cape Muslim family, and a somewhat idealised...
Both a cafe and a very appealing arty gift and interior decor shop, Haas is the stylish contemporary face of the Bo-Kaap. They serve...
Each week different, talented chefs get to be creative at this supper club in a Bo-Kaap warehouse. Four dishes are paired with wines and...
Meaning ‘Upper Cape’, the Bo-Kaap with its vividly painted low-roofed houses, many of them historic monuments, strung along narrow cobbled streets, is one of the most photographed sections of the city. Initially a garrison for soldiers in the mid-18th century, this area of town was where freed slaves started to settle after emancipation in the 1830s. The most picturesque streets are Chiappini, Rose and Wale.