Cape Town - Post Report Question and Answers

Is this a good city for single people? For couples? For families? Why or why not?

Yes, it's a good city for all of those demographics. There is a lot to do. For families with small kids, Cape Town has quite a few restaurants that serve good food but also have playgrounds. You don't need to sacrifice food quality for playground space. - Aug 2021

There is something for everyone. - Apr 2021

I've never met any expat (except from Joburg... does that count?) who is unhappy in Cape Town. It has something for everyone. - Feb 2018

It's good for couples and for families, because of the number of outdoor activities, including kid-friendly. Also plenty of movie options, shopping and so on. Families I know with kids here are generally pretty happy. I can't speak as confidently for singles, but I imagine it would be a pretty good city, especially for those who are outdoorsy. - Oct 2017

This is a good city for everyone. - May 2014

Cape Town is great for everyone!! Singles may find South Africans to be a bit stand-offish at first, but there are clubs and groups to join and lots to do. - Aug 2013

If one is willing to make friends and experience the local culture, I can't imagine that anyone wouldn't love Cape Town! We have family/single/couples friends and all love this city. - Oct 2007

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