Table View

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Table View
The view of Table Mountain from nearby Bloubergstrand after which Table View is named.
The view of Table Mountain from nearby Bloubergstrand after which Table View is named.
Table View is located in Western Cape
Table View
Table View
Table View is located in South Africa
Table View
Table View
Coordinates: 33°49′S 18°29′E / 33.817°S 18.483°E / -33.817; 18.483Coordinates: 33°49′S 18°29′E / 33.817°S 18.483°E / -33.817; 18.483
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceWestern Cape
MunicipalityCity of Cape Town
Main PlaceBloubergstrand
Government
 • CouncillorNora Grose[1] (DA)
Area
 • Total6.14 km2 (2.37 sq mi)
Population
(2011)[2]
 • Total17,390
 • Density2,800/km2 (7,300/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
 • Black African10.9%
 • Coloured6.5%
 • Indian/Asian3.1%
 • White77.3%
 • Other2.2%
First languages (2011)
 • English67.4%
 • Afrikaans22.3%
 • Xhosa2.6%
 • Other7.7%
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)
Postal code (street)
7441
PO box
7439

Tableview or Table View is a west coast suburb of Cape Town, South Africa, named after its view of Table Mountain. It has expanded rapidly since the 1970s and has extensions such as Flamingo Vlei, Sunridge, West Riding, Parklands and Killarney. Table View has various shopping malls such as, Bayside and Table View Mall.

Table View beach[edit]

Table View's beach is located along the seafront road. It has a numerous parking spots, which is home to local entrepreneurs selling items such as carved animals. The beach stretches both north and south, making it a common place for long jogs or walks. On windy days one can see local people flying coloured kites of different forms and sizes.

The area is vibey both day and night. During the day, life revolves around the beach with kitesurfing, surfing, stand-up boarding SUP, running and cycling proving popular with locals. Many international visitors come to Table View in the Summer seasons to partake in Kitesurfing. The coastline boasts one of the best along the region for kitesurfers seeing an annual string of competition events such as Red Bull King of the Air and many more.

Table View accommodation[edit]

A growing number of accommodation suppliers have sprung up over the years in Table View and surrounds. Lodging for BnB, Self Catering and Backpacker or Hostels has also seen some growth in the recent years. As accommodation has become highly competitive thus the general quality of the Table View accommodation suppliers in the suburb has increased rapidly. Many kitesurfers and cultural travelers looking for summertime beach and wind along with cultural experiences are turning to budget friendly Boutique Backpackers accommodation in the area of Blouberg or Table View.

Education[edit]

Table View's primary public schools are Table View Primary School and Table View High School. Nearby suburbs such as Sunningdale boast private schools such as Elkanah, Generations and Parklands College.

The German International School Cape Town provides bus services from Table View to its main campus in Tamboerskloof.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Councillors Online". City of Cape Town. Retrieved January 16, 2012.
  2. ^ a b c d "Sub Place Table View". Census 2011.
  3. ^ "Satellite Campus in Tygerberg/Parow" (Archive). German International School Cape Town. Retrieved on August 8, 2015. Page in German (Archive).

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