Review – Col’Cacchio Pizzeria, Various Locations

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Belvedere Square (Mio), Shop 20, Corner Keurboom & Belvedere Rd, Claremont

Blouberg, Shop 15, Seaside Village, Corner Otto du Plessis & Cormorant Drive

Camps Bay, Isaacs Corner, Corner Victoria Rd & The Meadway

Canal Walk, Shop 167, Entrance 3, Lower Level, Canal Walk Shopping Centre, Century Boulevard, Century City

Cape Town (Foreshore) Shop 2, Redefine North Wharf, 42 Hans Strijdom Ave

Cavendish, Lower Ground, Shop L67, corner Vineyard Rd & Dreyer Rd, Claremont

Durbanville, Shop 7 & 8 (Mio), Spiro’s Corner, corner Main St & Vrede St

Franschhoek, 65 Huguenot St

Hermanus, Shop 2, Ground Floor, Station Square

Knysna, 33 Sawtooth Lane, Thesen Harbour Town

Meadowridge (Mio) Shop 11, Park ’n Shop, Firgrove Way

Paarl, Shop 19, Laborie Centre, corner Main St & Hartford St

Stellenbosch, Shop 29-31, Simonsplein Centre, Plein St

Westlake, Unit 11, Westlake Lifestyle Centre, Tokai

Willowbridge, Shop 39, Willowbridge Centre, Carl Cronje Drive, Tygervalley


Belvedere Square (Mio) 8:30am-10pm Sun-Thu, 8:30am-11pm Fri-Sat

Blouberg 11:30am-11pm Mon-Sun

Camps Bay 11am-11pm Mon-Sun

Canal Walk 11am-11pm Mon-Sun

Cape Town (Foreshore) 11am-11pm Mon-Fri, 5pm-11pm Sat-Sun

Cavendish 11:30am-11pm Mon-Sun

Durbanville (Mio) 8:30am-10pm Sun-Thu, 8:30am-11pm Fri-Sat

Franschhoek 9:30am-10pm Mon-Sun

Hermanus 11:30am-10pm Sun-Thu, 11:30am-11pm Fri-Sat

Knysna 11am-11pm Mon-Sun

Meadowridge (Mio) 8:30am-10pm Sun-Thu, 8:30am-11pm Fri-Sat

Paarl 11am-10pm Sun-Thu, 11am-10:30pm Fri-Sat

Stellenbosch 11am-11pm Mon-Sun

Westlake (Tokai) 11am-11pm Mon-Sun

Willowbridge 11am-11pm


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THIS is cause to celebrate!

When I first heard that Col’Cacchio was going to offer vegan pizzas, I was a little skeptical. I mean, any franchise who wants to jump on the ‘vegan bandwagon’ better know what the hell they are doing, otherwise the repercussions could be catastrophic. Have you ever met an angry vegan? I was a non-believer, so I had to take a drive down to Camps Bay and go and judge them. I mean test them. I mean support them. Yes – I was going to support Col’Cacchio’s effort to veganise a pizza.

Quite honestly? I was blown away. This is the real frikken deal. It doesn’t taste any different from a normal pizza and literally would probably be one of the top vegan (cheese-laden) pizzas that I have ever eaten. Of course – I might hear some of you saying, “Yes, but Cape Town Vegan, you can take ANY pizza and ‘veganise’ it by just leaving off the cheese!”. Yes smartypants I know this. But I want a cheesy pizza! *throws toys from adult-sized cot*

The vegan margherita pizza retails for R90 and you can add toppings to it. They elaborate, “tomato base, herbs, dairy-free cheese (if you love cheese but can’t or wont eat dairy, this is for you! A tasty alternative  to cheese that is free from animal ingredients. Perfect for vegetarians and vegans or those who are lactose or casein intolerant).”

cape town vegan restaurants pizza colcacchio

cape town vegan restaurants pizza colcacchio

I actually don’t care how expensive it is, because it IS tasty and it IS perfect. I’ve had one twice: once sit-down, and once takeaway. So popular was this vegan pizza when it came out that every vegan from here to Pofadder came out of their vegan caves to try it resulting in depleted stocks.

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Last month Col’Cacchio actually issued a statement saying they were restocked. So if you weren’t one of them, why are you still hiding?

Not too long ago I came across someone trying to get us all to sign a petition for Debonairs to offer a vegan option or two. Truth is – Col’Cacchio beat them to it, and quite frankly they need to be supported. Can you imagine if EVERY leading restaurant chain started to offer exclusively vegan options on their menus? We’d take over the world one greasy oil fryer or pizza oven at a time!

Do it. Boom. Peace x

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1 response to Review – Col’Cacchio Pizzeria, Various Locations

  1. Sam Reynolds says:

    Oooh I gotta try. I was a Col’Cacchio devotee/groupie/crazy fan for years and years back in my ‘vegetarian, cheese loving pizza obsessed days’ (I can’t help it, I was born that way – no meat, fish or eggs since birth but LOTS of cheese!) and like you, I think a pizza isn’t a pizza if it doesn’t have cheeeeze on it!

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