Head out of town to tune in to The Deep South’s musical riches

Only 30 minutes drive from the city centre, the southern part of the Cape Peninsual — known as The Deep South — boasts some of Cape Town’s best scenery. It’s also where good food and great music live in harmony.

Octopus’ Garden in the Old Post Office building at St James train station serves up a menu as eclectic as its décor and its entertainment offerings, with live music ranging from solo original artists to cover bands.

Built in 1939, the Brass Bell is considered an entertainment icon in entertainment in the area that stretchinges roughly along the False Bay coast from Muizenberg to Simon’s tTown. Located in the trendy harbour town of Kalk Bay and surrounded by rolling waves and tidal pools, this venue boasts 7seven different dining and entertainment areas. From karaoke to some of Cape Town’s best live music shows, it offers something for everyone.

Next door, you will find more laid back vibe of at Cape tTo Cuba, with its colourful déecor featuring an impressive hodgepodge collection of devotional objects and references to Ernest Hemingway and Cheé Guevara. Cape to Cuba hosts live music on Sundays only.

A little further south, The Annex in Simon’s Town hosts orginal live bands every Saturday night, as does.

Head even further south, to The Cape Farmhouse, which lies between Simon’s Town and Scarborough for family-friendly afternoon gatherings with local bands.

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