We’ve rounded up some of the latest homes, exhibitions, and restaurants to visit in Cape Town this month
What to do, who to see and where to eat – Cape Town is never short on newness.
The cooler months have come, and while we’re in the thick of the wet, windy and colder seasons - that doesn’t mean that we’re all in a state of hibernation. If you’re planning a trip to the Mother City, there’s still a lot to check out and add to your itinerary for the month ahead. Have a quick look at what the Art House Collection team has curated the best things to experience this month.
A South African restaurant focusing on sustainably sourced seafood, Galjoen has finally opened its doors. The eatery is conceptualised by Anouchka Horn and Neil Swart, known for their work at Belly of the Beast, another popular Cape Town fine dining restaurant. The menu is not available to the public, but the restaurant serves a set tasting menu for patrons. You can book via the website, as bookings are open for a limited period each month. Find out more information via the official website as times and prices are subject to change.
Want to see some local art? Be sure to check award-winning multi-disciplinary artist Zanele Muholi’s current showcase at the Southern Guild. The self-titled autobiographical exhibition runs from 15 June to 17 August and showcases new work from the artist. Have a look at the bronze sculptures and portrait photography on display, both new and select pieces from her extensive archive.
Cape Town-based artist and founder of Reticence Design, Driaan Claassen has his latest exhibition Complex Systems running at THK Gallery from 15 June to 30 July. Claassen uses a variety of materials in his work, from beautiful kiaat wood to bronze and copper. The exhibition focuses on exploring the mind, our neural pathways and what those interconnected complex systems may look like up close. For more information about exhibition, opening times and upcoming events - you can visit the official website.
One of our newest Art House listings, Quarry House is located right in the heart of leafy Higgovale. If you’re visiting Cape Town and want to experience mountainside views, beautiful interiors and impeccable art, then this home is one to note. The multi-level home has three bedrooms that are perfect for rest and relaxation. Make the most of the summer sunshine on the deck, right next to the gorgeous pool. Quarry House has a fully-equipped kitchen, dining area and a lounge that’s perfect for the summer sun. If you’d like to know more about this home and how to book, you can find out all you need to know here.
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