51 Vegan / Vegetarian Friendly Restaurants
Quarry Lake Estate, Plettenberg Bay, Wittedrift, Western Cape, South Africa
Cuisine: Vegan, Pizza, International, Organic, Buffet, Salad bar, Juice bar, Bakery, Fusion
A vegan restaurant/coffee roaster. Serves a buffet style banquet Tue-Fri and a harvest table buffet Sat and Sun. Wi-Fi. Can be booked as a wedding venue.
3 Marsh Rd, Rondebosch, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Cuisine: Vegan, Raw, Take-out, Catering
Specializes in the Buddha bowl, also called glory or hippie bowls which are hearty, filling dishes made of greens, raw or roasted veggies, beans and healthy grains like quinoa or brown rice. For added texture, flavor and nutrients, bowls can also include toppings like nuts, seeds and dressings. The ‘Buddha’ refers to the balance of all food groups in each dish; i.e. fats, carbs, protein, fruit/veg and fiber. Food is always fresh, local, seasonal and organic (where possible). Also does vegan catering and hosts private dinner parties.
34 Clydebank Rd, Green Point, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Cuisine: Vegan, International, Organic
An intimate home vegan dining experience that occurs once a fortnight (every two weeks). Patrick and Karen are the chefs and your hosts and are very welcoming. Serves plant based food made in the healthiest way possible. Lots of raw food, some cooked food, as much organic food as possible. Tries to avoid GMOs, refined sugar, fat, excessive salt and palm oil. Advance booking is absolutely essential as numbers are limited. E-mail: [email protected]
8 Buiten St, Western Cape, South Africa
Cuisine: Vegan, American, Organic, Western, Juice bar, Beer/Wine, Delivery, Take-out
Vegan restaurant offering breakfast such as power oatmeal and tofu scramble wrap; lunch burger, wrap, and a buddha box of tofu with miso peanut dressing served with brown rice and greens; plus desserts, smoothies, cold pressed juices, beer and wine. Sells its own retail line of vegan mayo, cheese, tempeh bacon, and marshmallow. Opened Feb 2014 previously at The Urban Hub on Buitengracht St.
Thibault Square, Cape Town (at Hans Strijdom Ave), Western Cape, South Africa
Cuisine: Lacto, International, Western, Delivery, Take-out, Bakery
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.
111 Main Road, Claremont, Cape Town (at Roscommon Street), Western Cape, South Africa
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, Mediterranean, Juice bar, Take-out, Catering, Fusion, Middle Eastern
A vegetarian restaurant uses fresh and local ingredients, many of which are non-GMO. Has a fresh juice bar with smoothies, shakes and non-alcoholic cocktails, an all-day coffee shop, and shisha bar (which is served on the herb garden balcony). Vegans can order from the juice bar, but menu does not clearly labeled vegan options, so please ask. Also has Oriental dance shows featuring soloists and groups from 8:00 pm to 11:30 pm and live music.
17 St Andrews Rd, Cape Town (at diagonally opp. train station), Western Cape, South Africa
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, American, Indian, Italian, Take-out
Tucked away behind The Hare Krishna Centre and opposite the Rondebosch 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.
122b Lower Main Rd, Observatory, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Cuisine: Western, Juice bar, Take-out
A place where people converge; a hub to connect; a place to call home where rebels can dream. Hosts musical, educational and revolutionary events. Serves strictly vegetarian and vegan food and snacks, fresh juices, daily specials and much more. Offers breakfast, lunch and coffee.
6 Rondebosch Court, Cape Town (at Fountain Square, Belmont Road, off Main road), Western Cape, South Africa
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Indian, Delivery, Take-out
Vegetarian food for takeaway. Flavorful cooking with spices by lady of the 'house'. Informal setting. Try the egg-less chocolate cake.
20 Dreyer St, Shop 2, Claremont, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, International, Western, Fast food, Juice bar, Take-out, Fusion
Located in Heritage House, teahouse and cafe serving a variety of cuisines in a homey atmosphere. Offers live piano music.
211 Long Street, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, American, Organic, Raw, 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.
Greyt Oak Centre, Main Rd, Unit 3, Greyton, Western Cape, South Africa
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Organic, Western, Juice bar, Take-out, Fusion
This vegetarian cafe is part of the Greyton Transition Town Centre which sells environmentally friendly products. Serves soups, curry, burgers, salads, desserts.
190 Bree St, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Organic, Western, Buffet, Juice bar, Take-out
A salad and juice bar that have vegan options like bunless burgers, salads, build your own bowl, teas and juices. Jan 2017 reported fully vegetarian.
96 Lower Main Rd, Observatory, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, Delivery, Take-out, South African, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Serves South African home cooked food. Vegan options include rice, pap, samp and beans, chakalaka, fried spinach and fried cabbage. Please request / confirm vegan. Take out available and indoor seating for only about 10 people.
Cape Quarter Lifestyle Village, 27 Somerset Road, Western Cape, South Africa
Cuisine: Lacto, Western, Juice bar, Take-out, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Juice bar offering cold pressed juices plus smoothies, coffee and tea, salads, rye-based sandwiches, and a range of breakfast food.
239C Lower Main Road, Observatory, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Pizza, Italian, Bakery, Catering, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. A bakery that also serves savory meals such as pizza and bagels. Offers vegan pizza (with cashew nut cheese) and desserts, among others. Baked good include crunchies, apple crumble, carrot cake, chocolate cake. All sweet bakes are vegetarian. Has a pay-it-forward campaign which you can see on their Facebook page or when you walk in the door. Halaal. Wi-Fi. Student friendly. Pet friendly.
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