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Address: Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Activities: Nightlife
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Besides the bars and restuarants, you can spend an entire day walking the street, and visit the different shops. If you have a different kind of shop, it'll be on or just off... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Besides the bars and restuarants, you can spend an entire day walking the street, and visit the different shops. If you have a different kind of shop, it'll be on or just off long street. If you looking old vinyl records, tea pots, antiques or different crafts, you'll be pleasantly surprised by what you can see here, anything and everything.

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Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

I had read about this street on Trip Advisor and how wonderful it was, so I dragged my group of 10 (including a one and two year old child) along. It was 6 pm on a July evening. Maybe peak hour is a bad time to visit. Parking was a night mare, it was chilly. The street it self was... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I really don't understand why people get so excited about this street. It is only bars; during the day none of them are on rooftops or in a spot where you can enjoy the sun. I also got really bothered by people in the streets even if I didn't look like a tourist. Don't do it alone or you will... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Long street ist great to party for food and find people all over the world and for everyone who want to have a great nightlife! But if you need sometimes a bit sleep don't take a room direkt in long street....

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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

What a lovely street to visit while in Cape Town. It has lots of lovely restaurants and boutique shops. I love sitting in one of the street cafe's and just look at the thousands of people who passes by. this is a must when you are in Cape Town

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

There are lots of great cafes and restaurants on Long Street and a real city heartbeat. However, Long Street is a well established target area for pick pockets, who are really swift, so take extra care with wallets, smart phones, passports etc.

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Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

With so many pubs, restaurants, shops and bnb's your are totally spoiled for choice. A must see for all as the diversity and total uniqueness of each spot gives this every busy place its very own vibe and makes it truly cosmopolitan. A little downside are the ever dodgy street urchins who lurk around and thankfully quiet a number of... More 

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Perth
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Long Street is not my favourite place to be. I'll point out the fun stuff - great bars and drinks bars, some great burger joints and cafes (R-Café, Bobs, Beerhaus) all good places and amazing with a group of people and some great clubs at night. What's not good - the beggars that can roam in gangs and corner you,... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

A vibrant collection of various shops, bars and restaurants - truely cosmopolitan. Beware of the traffic!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

very fun and lively street. A little dicey at night, but many security people out to help protect people. Like a little New Orleans in South Africa. Some terrific restaurants on this street.

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Address: Cape Town Central, South Africa
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