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Long Street

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Type: Neighborhoods, Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Activities: Nightlife
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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87 reviews 87 reviews
67 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

long street is a fascinating mix of fashion shops, coffee places, pubs and restaurants. it starts from the convention center (lower long street) and goes through CBD and all the way up to orange road where it changes name to kloof street and goes through the most viby part of gardens. here you get a good feeling of local life... More

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Cape Town, South Africa
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Filled with interesting little cafes and bars, Long street is known for being a vibey place to go out at night. And it is. However, in more recent years the level of pickpocketing has gone up, so you need to just be aware of that and be more careful if you're pub crawling along the street (i.e. if you're a... More

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Palm Coast, Florida
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164 reviews 164 reviews
76 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Fun to walk down taking pictures and browsing the gift shops during the day. I would not feel comfortable here at night.

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Cape Town
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

At night, the only sensible way to view Long Street is through the slit windows of an Armoured Personnel Carrier. The only sensible team to take with you is a highly trained group of SWAT operatives. This is of course awkward if you're just out with your mates - frag grenades and tequilas are not a good combination. Long Street... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

The best of busy nightlife and craft shops. We spent a happy hour or two wandering along this busy street, especially in the 'must do' African Trading House, packed to the gunnels with amazing art and crafts. Be prepared to haggle though as the craft markets here are expensive compared to the more rural and suburban markets.

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cape town
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

I love Long Street. A colourful, diverse, exciting, energetic street. Filled with exciting shops, wonderful restaurants, many pubs, cafe, bookshops....colourful people, exciting night life. You have not seen Cape Town if you have not visited Long Street!

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Perth, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Wow!!! What a vibrant social life, we explored it on a tuesday night but it looked like a weekend night and had a bit of trouble trying to get parking. Otherwise lively and full on, we did a bit of pub crawling and everywhere was good, music, atmosphere and drinks. I would certainly go back again, a place to be... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Longstreet is a nice place to go out for dinner and have a party afterwards. But there are so many dodgy people who try to rob you, So unless you are very confident, carefull and not alone it is good for a drink. I went there from september till december. But at the end, when tourist season is over it... More

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Cairo, Egypt
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139 reviews 139 reviews
100 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

at night it is DANGEROUS... lots of coffee shops, restaurants, and some "not clean" clubs. you will be traced by men and ladies begging, shouting, or just staring at you. nearly every body smokes in that street !!!. the shops there are very modest. if you insist to visit long street, please go by day time. they say it is... More

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Cape Town, South Africa
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Great night out on day exploring the town. If in cape town its well worth the trip especially the food and drinks...

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