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The Best Tattoo Parlours in Cape Town

Cape Town is home to some of the best tattoo artists in South Africa, as such, the city is the perfect place to get a tattoo that will remind you of this unique place. Welcoming visitors all year around, Cape Town is Africa’s top tourist destination, a city teeming with excellent choices of beautiful vibes. Whether you’re looking for inspiration for your next tattoo or you’re ready for your first, it’s important to take your time and research the best tattoo parlours in the area before getting inked. For the Best tattoo shop in the city, and tattoo shops near me, Dream Africa has narrowed it down to bring you a list of the best tattoo studios to visit to get inked when in Cape Town, South Africa.

Metal Machine Tattoo Studio

Metal Machine Tattoo Studio
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Established in 1993, the Metal Machine is arguably one of the oldest tattoo studios in Cape Town. Metal Machine prides itself on being a custom tattoo studio, if you are lucky, you will blessed with their body art from their resident tattoo artists that have traveled abroad to refine their skills in tattooing.

Contact: www.mmtattoo.com 

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Disciples Ink Tattoo

 Disciples Ink Tattoo
Image courtesy of Disciples Ink Stellenbosch Tattoo Studio

With four tattoo studios scattered in and around Cape Town which are located in Helderberg, Durbanville, Stellenbosch and Greenpoint, Disciples Ink Tattoo is one of the best places to get inked in the City. Deep tattoo culture influences and, along with a very welcoming atmosphere. A one-stop shop for realistic tattoo styles and other designs.

Contact: www.disciplesink.co.za 

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Queen of Steel

Situated in Blue Route Mall, Queen of Steel is an all-girl tattoo and piercing studio in Cape Town. A representation of the strengths of the modern South African women standing proud and confident for the future. An all-girl team of professionals with specialization in classic tattoo techniques and designs. A friendly and welcoming atmosphere for all who take pride in their appearance.

Contact: www.queenofsteel.co.za 

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Kings and Queens Ink Lounge

The Kings and Queens Ink Lounge & Salon, is easily one of the best tattoos and piercing parlour in Cape Town. Amazing people and a great atmosphere, where ink lovers get blessed with a stunning piece of custom artwork. Highly recommend if in the city and shopping for where to get inked.

Contact: www.kingsandqueensinklounge.co.za 

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The Body Architects

The Body Architects is likely to give you the best experience getting tattooed in Cape Town, everything is clean, everyone is friendly and welcoming. This professional outfit has all the latest equipment and can call on specialists for any style of tattoo you might require, an amazing experience from booking the appointment to leaving the place after my appointment. Walk-in’s is possible, but please call beforehand to avoid disappointment.

Contact: www.thebodyarchitects.com 

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Sins of Style

The Sins of Style is another favourite spot in the whole city for those wanting beautify their body, and is a popular choice for tourists. At Sins of Style, they enhance the interpretation of the various styles of tattooing that you will want to do.

Contact: www.sinsofstyle.com 

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Inkfinity Tattoo Studio

Founded in 2011, Inkfinity Tattoo Studio is a tattoo and piercing spot in the City with amazing customer service and incredible atmosphere. Their professionals will make you feel welcome and inform you about all the details of the piercing you’re interested in.

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Wildfire Tattoo & Piercing Clinic

The Wildfire Body Piercing Studio have two locations in Cape Town, and has been in operation since 1994. A body shop for tattoos and piercings that prides itself on meeting global norms and regulations regarding all aspects of the tattoo culture. Friendly and professional atmosphere, from piercing techniques to aftercare methods and technical knowledge. Their Canal Walk branch, is one of the best places to get intimate piercings in Cape Town.

Contact: www.bodymod.za.net 

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Palm Black Tattoo Co

The PALM BLACK Tattoo Co is a good and professional tattoo studio in Cape Town. Great vibe, and the tattooists are highly skilled and professional. Lovely people and venue, appointments are best to avoid disappointment, offers a unique take on a tattoo parlour.

Contact: www.palmblack.co.za 

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Cape Electric Tattoo

South Africa’s fun city, Cape Town, is dense with tattoo placesCape Electric Tattoo studio is making sure the city stays alive with the tattoo culture with a large variety of tattooing from Western Traditional, Black & Grey, Japanese and Portraiture influences. This tattoo spot is known citywide as the go-to spot for customers in need of ink in the heart of Cape Town at the foot of Table Mountain.

Contact: www.capeelectrictattoo.com 

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Hoodoo Tattoos

In Cape TownHoodoo Tattoos is known as one of the best tattoos parlours in the city. Their team of tattooists with industry experience and pride themselves on diversified styles. The likes of Tyrone and Chanel, always make sure that customers body art always come out perfect and utterly unique.

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