Here are your best ‘who’s who’ hangouts in Cape Town


The mother city offers some of the world’s scenic views and most breathtaking tourist attractions, which is why many flock to the city for some down time. With the long weekends, we often see some of our celebrities and the who’s who in South Africa land in Cape Town for a cape vibe.

With any luck, you might spot some of your favorite international and local celebrities at one of these hangouts for the rich and famous.

The Mount Nelson Hotel and Spa

Photo: Booking.com

At ‘The Nellie’ you can spot some of the biggest international celebrities such as Oprah Winfrey, Sean Penn and our beloved Charlize Theron, admire the view of one of the seven wonders of the world, Table Mountain or relax in the spa Librisa or enjoy some gastronomy.

Place: 76 Orange Street, Cape Town
Call: 021 483 1000

Hotel O’Two

Photo: Booking.com

The likes of Kevin Lutolf, Mihlali Ndamase, Vataliya Lipina, Amanda Du-Pont have enjoyed swanky suites with ocean views from their sleek balconies and luxurious spa and pool treatments. O’Two-loving Boity Thulo is currently celebrating his 32nd birthday this weekend.

Place: 3 Surrey PI, Mouille Point, Cape Town
Call: 021 180 4433

The Bangalow

bangalow.co.za

The Bangalow in Clifton is mainly frequented by local celebrities such as media personality Bonang Matheba, rap artist AKA, famous influencer Sarah Langa and many more, enjoy the stylish restaurant with great views of the ocean. The Bangalow is also famous for its many seafood dishes and vibe atmosphere.

Place: Glen Country Club, 3 Victoria Rd, Clifton, Cape Town
Call: 021 438 2018

FYN-Restaurant

The Gataway Magazine

A popular hideout for some of our local celebrities like Siya Kolisi and his generous wife Rachel who love a variety of flavors. And FYN restaurant is one of the top 50 restaurants in the world. Here you can enjoy a variety of dishes made with fresh ingredients in a fusion of Japanese and South African flavors.

Place: 5th Floor, Speakers’ Corner, 37 Parliament Street, Cape Town
Call: 021 286 2736

Previous Cornwall fails to make the top 10 of Which? List of Britain's best seaside spots
Next Drake's captions prove he should buy Instagram