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Baxter Theatre

Main Road, Cape Town Central 7945, South Africa
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Good night out

I realised, after visiting the Baxter three times in a single month, that it really is a very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cape Town, South Africa
Comedy night at the Baxter

Our little girl is 13 months old now and it was time for a adult night. We attended a comedy show... read more

Reviewed May 8, 2017
Somerset West, South Africa
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Main Road, Cape Town Central 7945, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I realised, after visiting the Baxter three times in a single month, that it really is a very 'under-rated' theatre complex, always getting lost in Artscape's shadow. But other than Artscape, there really is a variety of experiences you can have at the Baxter. I...More

Thank Christiaan_Boonzaier
Reviewed May 8, 2017

Our little girl is 13 months old now and it was time for a adult night. We attended a comedy show by a well known South African comedian. This review is about the Baxter however. There is ample parking in an around the Baxter. The...More

Thank heinengela
Reviewed April 16, 2017

Theater that is almost alternative but certainly thought provoking. The various venues are ideal for small audiences, and close interaction with the cast. Productions range from stand up comedy to serious offerings and are always of a high quality. There is a vegetarian restaurant with...More

Thank mikelillyman
Reviewed January 24, 2017 via mobile

Watched Mark Lottering last night and what a champ he is. Oh my gosh we had so much fun. I haven't laughed so much in a long time. Awesome venue for these kind of events.

1  Thank F3RNAND0
Reviewed January 24, 2017

#marclottering is an absolute must-see and staging it at the Baxter spot-on. After all these years (must be +- 40 surelyz?) the place is beautifully maintained, the seats smart, well positioned and sublimely comfortable. And the show? Fall-about-laughing, feel-good stuff. Don't miss it!

1  Thank Lucille B
Reviewed January 9, 2017

We attended two shows here. Both were outstanding and very entertaining. However, at Kaapse Jol we could have been informed of the amount of Afrikaans in the show.Not everyone speaks or understands the language especially overseas visitors.A top class theatre venue and well appointed.

Thank Peter F
Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

We visit the theatre at least once a year and Alistaire's Kaapse Jol provided another opportunity to do this. The facilities are excellent with ample parking and the service is very food!

Thank Elaine M
Reviewed December 30, 2016

Watched many shows here and it's always been a great experience. Very comfortable, inviting and neat!

Thank kramdayal
Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

Alistair Izobell is an entertainer of note. Once you hear that he is bringing an evening of music to your doorstep, you will already start hyper-ventilating. The manner in which he traverses the entire stage, without taking a breath, leaves you breathless in your seat....More

Thank wgordon2016
Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

A visit to The Baxter never disappoints. The theatre is well designed with three different levels were you can have a drink or something to eat before the show. The acoustics of the theatre is amazing and the theatre layout is brilliant. The chairs are...More

Thank Carmin2014
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