- On 9 November 2016
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Cape Town city guide - Green Point
Green Point is situated between V&A and Signal Hill and is a lively part of Cape Town. Green Point is also a perfect location to access the popular Cape Town beaches of Clifton, Camps Bay and Sea Point.
However, Green Point is also close to the city centre – including Long Street, Company Gardens and a number of museums and galleries. If you’re planning on visiting the Green Point area hire a car in Cape Town which will help immensely with getting you from A to B.
3 places to eat
An African Supper at Golden Restaurant. Image taken by John and Lynne Ford – http://bit.ly/2fCl9QC
The Gold Restaurant in Greenpoint is an excellent place if you wanna kick off the night with an interactive Djembe drumming session – which will get you in tune with the African rhythm for the rest of the evening.
If you’re looking for some authentic local food this is the place.
The African-inspired theme will take you on an African adventure as the menu traverses north, east, south, west and bits in between to bring you a wonderful mix of spices, flavour, texture and colours. However, African cooking consists of originally produced whole grains, beans, fresh fruit and vegetable and these dishes embody a culture of healthy eating.
The Beluga Restaurant in Cape Town. Image was taken by Paragliding Cape Town – http://bit.ly/2eLmJP3
Beluga Restaurant is perfect for those that demand excellence as the setting is upmarket and classy and perfect for a good night out.
Beluga is famous for its sensational Sushi menu and also specialises in French and European cuisine. There are professional mixologists that create a wonderful array of delicious cocktails.
Beefcakes Restaurant is the perfect place for girls or boys night out. Their burgers are delicious, and so is the entertainment on offer. The friendly waiters entertain all night and there is always a drag queen show on the go.
3 places to stay
Rockwell Suite Hotel & Apartment
Rockwell Suite Hotel & Apartment offers self-catering accommodation with scenic views of Table Mountain, Signal Hill and the harbour. Other features include a health club with an indoor swimming pool, gym and massage parlour.
The hotel offers free shuttles to the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront – which is only 3 km away. Guests can also enjoy an array of national and international dishes at the restaurant or relax with a drink at the bar lounge, which opens up onto an outdoor area.
Cape Town International airport is just a 20-minute drive from the hotel.
Bayflowers Guest House
Bayflowers Guest House is situated between Green Point and Sea Point – you can walk to the V&A Waterfront from this establishment or stroll along the Beach Boulevard reaching the inner city within minutes.
You will also have quick access to some of Cape Town’s finest beaches and Table Mountain.
Home from Home Hospitality Services
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Home from Home Hospitality Service offers guest a variety of luxuriously furnished apartments in Cape Town.Their main properties are situated close to the V&A Waterfront and The Cape Town International Convention Centre. The apartments are namely; Canal Quays and Marina Residential, Harbouredge, Icon, Harbour Bridge, De Waterkant.
3 things to do
Cape Town Stadium Tour
Beautiful stadium in Cape Town. Image by City Of Cape Town – http://bit.ly/2fZqbYi
The Cape Town Stadium tour will take you all around the stadium and tells you more about the construction of the facility, the world-class materials that were used in the building of the stadium and simply all the work that goes into maintaining this impressive multi-purpose facility.
Other parts of the stadium that you will get to see includes some of the top suites, the world-class changing rooms and even the stadium jail – overall it’s all quite interesting.
UpCycle in Cape Town
Cycling on a beautiful day in Green Point. Image was taken by http://upcycles.co.za/
You can explore the Atlantic Seaboard and surrounds as well as Cape Town CBD on classic Dutch-style bicycles. From their Pavilion Station – it is a gentle ride along Promenade to the V&A Waterfront, Green Point Park and CBD. However, you can also go to the other direction to the beach of Clifton or Camps Bay. They also have a selection of kids bikes and baby seats. To read more visit – http://upcycles.co.za/
Visit the Green Point Urban Park
Green Point Urban Park in Cape Town. Image was taken by Whats on in Cape Town – http://bit.ly/2fShMGH
The park has wide paved paths that allow both pedestrians and children on bikes to navigate safely around each other – there also little islands with shady trees and a variety of structures to rest on or have a picnic. Dogs are allowed, but they must be leashed at all time. Overall the park has the potential to become a new favourite among local and visiting families.