Guide to Western Cape Vegan Restaurants, Vegetarian Restaurants, Natural Foods, & Health Food Stores.

Vegan / Vegetarian Restaurants: (29 Listings)

Plant

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.0 stars 8 reviews
The Urban Hub, 142 Buitengracht Street, Cape Town, Western Cape, 8001
214220239
Open Mon-Thur 9am-6pm, Fri 9am-9pm, Sat 9am-3pm.
Cuisine: Vegan, Organic, Western, American, Juice bar, Take-out, Delivery

Open Feb 2014, this is a grab & go vegan restaurant. Sample breakfast item such as power oatmeal and tofu scramble wrap. For lunch a mushroom burger, green wrap, and a buddha box of marinated tofu with miso peanut dressing served with brown rice and greens. Also offers desserts, savory pies, smoothies, and cold pressed juices. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

The Natural Way Cafe

  • Vegan Restaurant
5.0 stars 1 review
959 Sir Lowrys Pass Road, Gordons Bay, Cape Town (at Mariners Way ), Western Cape, 7151
+27842244200
Open Mon-Fri, closed Sat-Sun.
Cuisine: Vegan, Buffet

Has an all vegan buffet for R50. All food is in-house-made by Mary-Ann Shearer, author of The Natural Way book series. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.

Aniyor Bakery and Cafe

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
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Thibault Square, Cape Town (at Hans Strijdom Ave), Western Cape, South Africa
0214195356
Open Mon-Fri 7am-5pm.
Cuisine: Lacto, Bakery, Western, International, Take-out, Delivery

Artisan bakery cafe offering a selection of bread, pastries, cakes, and tarts. Serves lunch with sandwiches and warm meals, often fusing influences from a variety of cuisines. Free wi-fi. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Govinda's Natural Food Cafe

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
5.0 stars 1 review
17 St Andrews St, Cape Town (at diagonally opp. train station), Western Cape, South Africa
021-685-6804
Open Fri-Sun 11am-6pm, closed Mon-Thu.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, American, Indian, Italian, Take-out

Tucked away behind The Hare Krishna Centre and opposite the Rondesbosch railway station. They serve mainly vegan Indian-style meals with some lacto-vegetarian items available. On Tuesdays and Thursdays they have a special Yoga and Supper deal starting at 6:30pm for R60 per person. For supper bookings, please phone 076 112 2915. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Cash only. Inexpensive.

Maharajah Vegetarian Takeout

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
3.5 stars 3 reviews
6 Rondebosch Court, Cape Town (at Fountain Square, Belmont Road, off Main road), Western Cape, 7700
021-685-7891
Open Mon-Sat 11am-9pm.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Indian, Take-out, Delivery

Vegetarian food for takeaway. Flavorful cooking with spices by lady of the 'house'. Informal setting. Try the egg-less chocolate cake. Wheelchair accessible. Moderate.

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O'ways Teacafe

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
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20 Dreyer Street, Shop 2, Claremont, Cape Town, Western Cape, 7708
+27216712850
Open Mon-Fri 7am-5pm, Sat 9am-2pm, closed Sun.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Western, International, Chinese, Indian, Italian, Japanese, Raw, Juice bar, Salad bar, Fast food, Take-out, Taiwanese

Located in Heritage House, teahouse and cafe serving a wide variety of cuisines, including vegan options. Has a calm, homey atmosphere. Offers live piano music. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.

Orchard on Long

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
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211 Long Street, Cape Town, Western Cape, 8001
0214243781
Open Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, Sat 9am-3pm, closed Sun.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Raw, American, Organic, Juice Bar

A juice bar/take-out that also sells retail health products. Has a variety of vegan choices. All food items are vegetarian. Indoor and outdoor seating are available, but is more of a juices and smoothies take-out place. All juices are vegan made from fresh fruit and vegetables and some smoothies are vegan. Daily specials. Gluten-free options available. Free wi-fi. Has outdoor seating.

Pure Cafe

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
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Greyt Oak Centre, Main Road, Unit 3, Greyton (at Oak Street), Western Cape, 7233
0825587752
Open Tue-Sun 8:30am-4:30pm, closed Mon.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Organic, Western, International, Italian, Juice bar, Take-out

Vegetarian restaurant with vegan options including soups, curry, burgers, salads, desserts. All fruit and vegetables are organic and locally grown. Cafe is part of the Greyton Transition Town Centre where environmentally friendly products are sold. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Cash only. Inexpensive.

Call-A-Pizza

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
3.0 stars 3 reviews
57 Regent Road, Sea Point, Cape Town, Western Cape, 8005
021-4340818
Mon-Sun 5:00pm-12:00am(midnight)
Cuisine: Lacto, Pizza, Delivery, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Large pizza menu with many vegetarian pizzas; ask for tofu instead of cheese for vegan pizza. Moderate.

Cold Press

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
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Cape Quarter Lifestyle Village, 27 Somerset Road, Western Cape, South Africa
n/a
Open Mon-Fri 7am-6pm, Sat-Sun 8am-6pm.
Cuisine: Lacto, Juice bar, Western, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Juice bar offering cold pressed juices plus smoothies, coffee and tea, salads, rye-based sandwiches, and a range of breakfast food. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.

Crush

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
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100 St Georges Mall, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
0214225533
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Western, Raw, Organic, Juice bar, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. A casual cafe & juice bar with free wi-fi. Uses seasonal ingredients and has raw, gluten free, vegetarian, and vegan food as well as fruit smoothies and fresh juices. Menu clearly marks which dishes are vegan suitable. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

I Love My Laundry

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
3.0 stars 1 review
59 Buitengracht Street, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
0749921481
Open Mon-Sun 7am-7pm.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Asian, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Laundromat and dry cleaner that also serves vegetable steamed dumplings. Food takes time to prepare. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.

Kauai

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 1 review
Regents Road, Sea Point, Cape Town (at Clarens Road), Western Cape, 8000
+ 27-21-4347645
Open Mon-Sat 8am-7pm, Sun 9am-5pm.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, American, Western, Fast food, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Island-inspired quick service franchise eatery with locations throughout SA. Menu includes peanut butter toast, hot oats, power smoothies, salads, wraps, and sandwiches. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.

Kwalapa - temporarily closed

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
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31 Newlands Avenue, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
+27216879314
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Organic, Western, Juice bar, Buffet, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Organic wholefoods, delicatessan, and store sheltered under the arms of a giant bearded ficus tree, on the wooded Montebello Design Estate in Newlands. Serves organic coffee, food prepared with fresh produce. Store sells environmentally friendly local products, including fresh organic fruit, veggies, natural oils and sauces. AUGUST 2013 TEMPORARILY CLOSED - please advise happycow when it reopens. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Makaron Restaurant

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
3.0 stars 1 review
26-32 Houtkapper St, Paradyskloof, Stellenbosch, Western Cape, 7600
27218801549
Cuisine: International, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Please confirm if there are vegan options and let HappyCow know! Makaron restaurant in Stellenbosch offers a choice of a la carte or tasting menus with dinner or an organic country table for lunch. Fine dining and comfortable restaurant. Moderate.

Nu Health Food Cafe

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 1 review
395 Main Road, Sea Point, Cape Town (at St Johns Road), Western Cape, 8005
021-4397269
Open 7am-7pm.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Juice bar, Salad bar, Fast food, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Offers plenty of vegan choices, including a green juice menu. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Cash only. Inexpensive.

Organic At Heart

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
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23 Constantia Road, Wynberg, Western Cape, 7800
+27217970180
Open Mon-Sun 9am-4pm.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Organic, Western, Bakery, Buffet, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Organic food, deli, and shop. Uses many of the fresh produce from its own onsite garden. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Osumo - Canal Walk

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 1 review
Shop 570, Canal Walk, Century City, Cape Town (at entrance 5, opposite Woolies), Western Cape, South Africa
+27-21-5523299
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Western, Raw, Juice bar, Fast food, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Quick service healthy food cafe with a few locations in Cape Town. Menu is mostly veg and features freshly squeezed juices, smoothies, salads, wraps, and sandwiches. Sample dishes include red quinoa salad with beetroot and roast butternut & danish salad. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.

Osumo - Cavendish Connect

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Cavendish Connect, Dreyer Street, Claremont, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
+27-21-6830353
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Western, Raw, Juice bar, Fast food, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Quick service healthy food cafe with a few locations in Cape Town. Menu is mostly veg and features freshly squeezed juices, smoothies, salads, wraps, and sandwiches. Sample dishes include red quinoa salad with beetroot and roast butternut & danish salad. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.

Osumo - Sea Point

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Da Luz Mall, Regent Street, Sea Point, Cape Town, Western Cape, 8000
+27-21-4340408
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Western, Raw, Juice bar, Fast food, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Quick service healthy food cafe with a few locations in Cape Town. Menu is mostly veg and features freshly squeezed juices, smoothies, salads, wraps, and sandwiches. Sample dishes include red quinoa salad with beetroot and roast butternut & danish salad. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.

Pure Good

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 1 review
21 St Johns Street, Gardens, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
+27-214613818
Open Mon-Wed, Fri 7am-5pm, Thur 7am-5pm, 6-10pm, Sat 8am-12pm, closed Sun.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Organic, Juice bar, Salad bar, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Relaxed open environment near Parliament (very conveniently located), with ready made, takeaway salads and wraps prepared daily. Also a cooked meal of the day and items prepared freshly (including juices and smoothies) are available, including many vegan items. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.

Royale Eatery

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
3.5 stars 6 reviews
273 Long Street, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
021-422-4536
Open noon to 23:30.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Western, Fast food, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Burger joint directly under the Waiting Room (a funk bar). Vegetarian section on menu features approximately 20 veg burgers that range from soy based patties to chickpea burgers with various toppings. Burgers comes with sweet potato fries or potato wedges. Has salads. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Shawarma Express

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 1 review
39 Long Street, Cape Town (at Strand Straat), Western Cape, 8000
0730291681
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, International, Middle Eastern, Salad bar, Fast food, Catering, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Middle Eastern fast food franchise. Offers vegan falafel in pita or laffa bread which consists of hummus and falafel and a choice of a variety of toppings including gherkins, aubergine, tahini and much more. Moderate.

Simply Asia

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 1 review
98 Regent Street, Cape Town (at Shop 10, Da Luz Mall), Western Cape, South Africa
021-439-0610
Open Mon-Sun 11:30am-10pm.
Cuisine: Thai, Asian, Fast food, Take-out, Delivery, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Franchise Asian food restaurant. Has a designated vegetarian menu, of which several mains are vegan suitable as are the spring rolls. Could ask to substitute meat in a dish with tofu. Moderate.

The Masala Dosa

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
3.5 stars 4 reviews
167 Long Street, Cape Town, Western Cape, 8001
+27-214246772
Open Mon-Sat 12-22:30, closed Sun.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Indian, Beer/Wine, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. The Masala Dosa is named after a popular South Indian breakfast dish. Its small menu is vegetarian friendly and specifically can cater towards vegans - just tell the waiter that you are vegan. The small restaurant is often full and evening reservations are recommended. Customers are recommended to eat the meals with their hands in true Indian style. The traditional dosa (lentil pancake with potato curry) is a specialty. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Zucchini

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
3.5 stars 3 reviews
1, Loop Street, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
021-4248571
Open for breakfast and lunch.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Fast food, Western, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Vegetarian-friendly take away with small sitting section, operating since 2008. Menu includes muesli, in-house-made jam on bread, vegetarian platter, chickpea burger, Loop St. is parallel to Long St. On the corner of Longmarket St near the Christian Barnard medical centre. Confirmed opened by owner, Jan 2013. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Health Food Stores, Vegan Shops, Vegan Bakeries, Vegetarian B&Bs, Veg Catering, Veg*n Organizations: (10 Listings)

Organic Living

  • Health Food Store
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27B Constantia Village Shopping Centre, Constantia, Western Cape, 7848
+27217941888
Open Mon-Fri 8.30am-6pm, Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 9am-3pm.

Health shop selling a large variety of goods, including legumes, whole grains, tofu, organic vegetables, frozen burgers, vegan snacks, sugar substitutes, flours, supplements, creams, and more. Has ready-made vegan roti.

Bolo'bolo

  • Other Veg Stuff
  • Vegan
5.0 stars 2 reviews
76 Lower Main Road, Observatory, Cape Town, Western Cape, 7925
0825573912
Open Mon-Sun 10am-7pm.

Summer 2013 reported no longer operating a full-service restaurant. This is an alternative bookstore info shop that serves all-vegan drinks (coffee, teas) and occasional meals. Lots of books on vegan cooking, animal rights, and environmentalism. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Cash only.

Cold Gold

  • Other Veg Stuff
5.0 stars 1 review
Bosman's Crossing, Distillery Street, Stellenbosch, Western Cape, 7600
+27741825510
Open Mon-Sun 24/7.

Dairy ice cream shop but also has sorbet, and ice creams made of homemade almond milk, soya milk, seed milk, nut milk, oat milk, quinoa milk and pretty much any milk you can think of, all made-in-house. Sorbets are made of 99% fruit. Everything is only sweetened with dates, no sugar, no sweeteners. Cash only.

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