35 Things To Do in Newlands

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Newlands Brewery

Newlands Brewery

Nestled at the foot of Devil's Peak and neighbour to the historic rugby and cricket grounds, is the oldest operating brewery in South Africa and the home of great South African beer - Newlands Brewery. Lovers of ... more

WHEN?
Monday to Friday from 10h00 to 14h00.
Saturdays from 10h00.
Booking is essential.

Newlands Parks & Gardens / Wheelchair Friendly

Visit the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens

Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden is world-renowned for the beauty and diversity of the Cape flora it displays and for the magnificence of its setting against the eastern slopes of Table Mountain. The ... more

WHEN?
Open 365 days a year from 08h00 to 19h00 (September to March) and from 08h00 to 18h00 (April to August).

Newlands Forests / Hiking Trails / Walks & Hiking

Newlands Forest Contour Path

The Newlands Forest Contour Path is a manageable, 8km long walk through Newlands Forest. It offers quick access to a natural environment and has wonderful views - one could almost forget one is still in the ... more

WHEN?
Best during daylight hours.

Newlands Sports & Leisure

Workout with Experts

The Sports Science Institute of South Africa (SSISA) is a wellness and fitness centre that applies science to sport for performance optimisation. The kids Health Nutz program designed specifically for children ... more

WHEN?
Daily, call to confirm.

Newlands Sports & Leisure / Wheelchair Friendly

Catch a local Rugby Game

Tired of being a couch spectator? Yell your support out loud at a live rugby match in this 51 000 seater stadium electric with fan's energy. Tired of being a spectator at all and fancy yourself an undiscovered ... more

WHEN?
Games: By booking only; Tours: Monday to Friday from 0900 to 16h00 by booking all year round.

Newlands Health & Beauty

Get Revitalised at Angsana Spa

The Angsana Spa at the Vineyard Hotel & Spa is situated alongside the banks of the Liesbeeck River at the bottom of the hotel's beautiful manicured gardens and is operated by the International Banyan Tree Spa ... more

WHEN?
The Spa is open from Monday to Sunday, 10am to 8pm. Booking is essential.

Newlands Cafés & Eateries / Cafés & Coffee Shops

Coffee & Breakfast at Bon Fromage

Inspired by trends in France and Europe, Bon Fromage is a haven for lovers of artisanal breads and an assortment of cheeses. With offerings on the menu such as the ‘Bon Fromage French Breakfast,’ comprising of ... more

WHEN?
Mondays to Fridays from 07h30 to 17h45; Saturdays 08h30 to 15h00; Sundays 09h00 to 15h00.

Newlands Art Galleries

Lesley Charnock Gallery & Studio

Visit the Lesley Charnock Gallery at the Montebello Design Centre in Newlands where you can meet Lesley and visit other interesting shops and studios. Lesley Charnock is a South African artist based in Cape Town ... more

WHEN?
Monday to Friday from 10h00 to16h30 and Saturdays from 10h00 to 15h30.

Newlands Sports & Leisure / Wheelchair Friendly

Get some Cricket Action

Even Table Mountain has a VIP seat at Sahara Park Newlands, stadium of esteemed Cricket World Cups. Go to an action packed match, watch some cricket, stand for a '6', whinge at a wicket, cheer for the spirit, get a ... more

WHEN?
Matches by booking.

Newlands Arts & Crafts / Craft & Flea Markets / Family Entertainment

Kirstenbosch Craft Market

On the last Sunday of every month, The Kirstenbosch Craft Market takes place in the grounds of "The Cottages" which are located opposite the main entrance to the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens. Here you will find ... more

WHEN?
Open from 09h00 to 13h00 on the last Sunday of every month, except ...
Open on the 2nd and 3rd Sunday in December.
Closed in Winter (closed June, July, August).

Newlands Cafés & Eateries / Casual Dining

Moyo at Kirstenbosch

Moyo at Kirstenbosch is offering their special taste of Africa for all visitors at this popular restaurant. With an extensive menu offering modern sophisticated African cuisine you'll be sure to have a ... more

WHEN?
Monday to Thursday and Sunday from 09h00 to 18h00
Friday and Saturday from 09h00 to 21h00
Breakfast is served until 16h00
On Sunday there is a lunch buffet.

Newlands Parks & Gardens / Walks & Hiking

Liesbeek Parkway green corridor

One virtually has to be a member of the Friends of the Liesbeek to be aware of this hidden gem of Cape Town. Unbeknownst to them, Capetonians can actually spend time strolling along the trail that lies along the 8 ... more

WHEN?
Daylight hours.

Newlands Beaches & Pools / Family Entertainment / Water Sports

Newlands Swimming Pool

Any day of the week you will find plenty of people training at the Newlands swimming pool. From school kids to serious athletes, swimmers that reside in the area make frequent use of the pool for their swimming ... more

WHEN?
Monday to Friday from 09h00 to 16h45.
Saturday and Sunday from 10h00 to 17h45.

Newlands Cafés & Eateries / Fine Dining

The Square Restaurant

The Square Restaurant is a magnificent glass roofed restaurant with tranquil green surrounds. The indoor trees make one feel in tune with nature and creates an intimate atmosphere, which compliments the superb ... more

WHEN?
Lunch & Dinner Reservations are essential.

Newlands Cafés & Eateries / Cafés & Coffee Shops

Splash Café

The state of the art Health & Fitness Centre includes the inviting Splash Café designed in tones of pale honey with accents of aquamarine. The Splash Café offers a fabulous healthy menu with the likes of ... more

WHEN?
Daily from 07h00 to 19h00.
Please note that the Splash Cafe is closed in Winter from May to September!

Newlands as a destination

If you are considering visiting Newlands or have already booked your Newlands accommodation, then you are probably keen to see what activities are available and what there is to do in the area. Explore our growing selection of Things to Do in Newlands and come back and submit your Newlands review or suggest an activity if you come across something we've missed.

Also in the neighbourhood

Athlone, Claremont, Constantia Valley, Harfield Village, Kenilworth, Lansdowne, Mowbray, Observatory, Ottery, Pinelands, Plumstead, Rondebosch, Rosebank, Wynberg

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