Winter is Coming: Venture Around Cape Town in the Cold

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By Refentse Malatji

This article is exclusive to the Online Edition 4 of VARSITY News.

 

Winter is finally upon us. Or rather, it is here. Tis the season to hide under your blankets and binge watch all the episodes of your favourite season. We seek refuge from the cold in our own homes and because of this, it’s very easy to turn into a recluse. We often hibernate until the warmer season comes around. I went around Cape Town to find cozy spots to frequent during the cold season. Here is a list of places to visit during winter.

 

  1. The Book Lounge

An independent book shop in the heart of the city. Coffee, friendly staff and a wide range of good books.
Location: 71 Roeland Street, Cape Town
Visit their website: www.booklounge.co.za
Instagram: @booklounge

 

2.  The Big Box Café

A combination of board games and a café. The perfect place to host a games night outside of your own home.
Location: 18 Roeland Street, Cape Town
Visit their website: https://thebigbox.co.za
Instagram: @thebigbox_boardgames_cafe

 

3.  The Labia

An independent movie house located across the UCT art campus (Hiddingh.)
Location: 68 Orange Street, Gardens
Visit their website: www.thelabia.co.za
Instagram: @thelabia

4.  The Fugard Theatre

The Fugard Theatre is named after the famous playwright, Athol Fugard. It is located in District Six in the city centre.
Location: Ctr Of Harrington St And Caledon St, Cape Town
Visit their website: www.thefuagard.com
Instagram: @thefugard

 

5.  Baxter Theatre

The Baxter Theatre is nestled in right next to UCT campus and they often showcase plays written and directed by UCT graduates.
Location: Main Rd, Rondebosch, Cape Town, 7700
Visit their website: www.baxter.co.za
Instagram: @baxtertheatre

 

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