Southern Suburbs, South Africa
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The Southern Suburbs are the suburbs located south of the City Bowl in Cape Town, South Africa. They include Observatory, Rosebank, Mowbray, Claremont, Newlands, Bishopscourt, Rondebosch, Kenilworth, and Wynberg. Combined, these suburbs make up some of the most desirable residential areas. They offer green spaces, shopping, sports, a hospital, and exceptional educational facilities. The Southern Suburbs host the University of Cape Town. For the most part these suburbs lie at the base of the Table Mountain National Park.
The southern suburbs are home to the University of Capetown. The nearby suburbs of Rosebank, Rondebosch, Mowbray, and Observatory have been shaped by the students and intellectuals that reside in the area. There are many student pubs and restaurants here. The suburbs of Newlands, Constantia, and Bishopscourt, are affluent family neighbourhoods. Sport events are held at Newlands Stadium, while the Mowbray and Rondebosch golf courses are one of the best in the city. The area offers extensive gardens, shopping areas like Cavendish Street and Wynberg village, as well as the cosmopolitan high street of Observatory. There are many options for office space in the Southern Suburbs.
Entertainment And Dining Out
The Southern Suburbs have a lot to offer in terms of sights and activities. Examples include the Irma Stern Museum and Mostert’s Mill in Mowbray, the Rugby Museum and the South African Brewery in Newlands, as well as the Baxter Theatre in Rosebank. Other points of interest are the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens and Rhodes Memorial around Table Mountain, the Cecilia Forest Walk, Constantia Wine Route, Cavendish Shopping Square, the Riverclub Driving Range & Golf Course, and Wynberg Park with its Theatre in the Park. The Southern Suburbs have a variety of restaurants offering diverse cuisine options include the eclectic cuisine at Buitenverwachting, classic South African cuisine at The Cape Malay, Italian fare is available at Constantia Uitsig, and Hussar Grill is a reall popular steakhouse in the area.
The Southern Suburbs are located 17 km (10 miles) from Cape Town International Airport. There is a scheduled bus service throughout the Cape Town metropolitan area.