Heads-Up – Olive Branch Deli, Gardens

Olive Branch Deli is a favourite amongst the folk in Gardens as it has a wide range of specifically vegan merchandise!

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Address: Shop G5-2, Lifestyle on Kloof, Gardens

Hours: 10am-6pm Mon-Fri, 10am-5pm Sat, Closed Sun

I recently contacted Omeros Demetriou (Ommy), owner of the cute little Olive Branch Deli store to ask him if there were any vegan options after spying a Facebook post online regarding vegan croissants.

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He promptly replied with quite a substantial list!

cape town vegan olive branch deli

  • Mayonaise – That Mayo
  • Herb De Provence; Mild; Mature Cashew Nut Cheese – Utopia
  • Cashew Nut Yoghurt – Utopia
  • Coconut Yoghurt – The Coconut Yoghurt Company
  • Coconut Yoghurt – Bolgari Foods
  • Croissants; Bread; Wraps – Freedom Bakery
  • Wraps – Coconut Connections
  • Cookies, Biscuits & Crackers- Coconut Connection, The Flying Whale
  • Meals; Soups; Sauces – Whole Earth Project
  • Cakes; Kefir; Chocolate Bars; Brownies – Thank Goodness Foods
  • Chocolate Bars – Sjukla, Vivani, Gay’s Decadence, Pacari, Soaring Superfoods
  • Tempeh; Miso; Tofu – Fabulous Ferments, Whole Earth Project
  • Ready Meals – Imported from Italy (Organic)
  • Fire Tonic (no honey) – Aceso Culture
  • Doughnuts – That Doughnut Guy
  • Meringues – Mother City Meringues
  • Milk – The Almond Creamery
  • Mushroom Biltong – Culture Mushrooms
  • Coconut Bacon – Faken Bacon
  • Various Vegan Treats – Antonia’s

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How’s THAT for a list?! And if you are wondering about some of the producers of these amazing items, Ommy and his sister Hélène have dedicated a lot of time to giving each distributor a backstory on their Olive Branch Deli website.

cape town vegan olive branch deli

Next time you are in the Gardens/Kloof Street area make sure to pop into this gem of a place which is tucked away next to the Woolworths on the ground floor level.

Anyone for a croissant?


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