Review – The Hungry Herbivore, City Bowl

SADLY, THE HUNGRY HERBIVORE CLOSED DOWN IT’S RESTAURANT IN THE CITY CENTRE IN 2018. YOU CAN STILL FIND THEM OPERATING FROM THEIR FACTORY AT PLATINUM BUSINESS PARK, MILNERTON Address: 11 Orphan St, City Bowl Hours: closed Mon, 9am-6pm Tue-Wed, 9am-10pm Thu-Sat, 9am-3pm Sun (though their website doesn’t state this – it’s new, and should be updated on their site soon) Website  Facebook  I LOVE this place. A lot of people draw parallels to the TINY little stand that they usedRead more

Review – Royale Eatery, City Bowl – updated Jan 2017

Address: 273 Long St, City Bowl Hours: 12pm-11:30pm Mon-Sat, closed Sun Website Facebook  UPDATE: Jan 2017 Royale Eatery has just added a NEW vegan burger to their menu called the Vegan Do It.  We love them for this!  It is a 160g patty made with brown lentils & spices, topped with chilli hummus, pickled red onions and fresh coriander leaves, sprinkled with sesame seeds for R82. HELL YES! I HAVE TO TRY THIS! Thank you, Royale!  Truth be told, thisRead more

Review – Unframed Artisan Ice Cream, Gardens

Address: 45c Kloof St, Gardens Hours: 11am-11pm Mon-Sun Facebook  Instagram  I was angry. I went there three times. Every time I went they were out of the Vegan Caramel. That is ALL I wanted. I stomped off like a spoiled brat. Why was everyone else allowed to taste it, and review it and post Instagram pics all over Facebook but me? Then it happened! I had the Vegan Caramel. And the Peanut Butter. And the Raspberry Coconut. I was onRead more

Review – El Burro Taqueria, Tamboerskloof

Hola Amigo! Como estas? Me llamo Cape Town Vegan. Mucho gusto! If I got that wrong, then let me know #couldbeawkward Address: Shop 1, 12-16 Kloof Nek Rd, corner of Kloof Nek Rd and New Church St, Tamboerskloof Hours: 12pm-11:30pm Mon-Fri, 10am-11:30pm Sat, closed Sun Facebook This is HEALTHY Mexican at it’s finest. Fresh, spicy and cheeky… and that’s just the waitresses! Kidding. Really. I’m not like that. El Burro Taqueria (younger sister to El Burro in Green Point) has carvedRead more

Review – Deer Park Café, Vredehoek

Address: 2 Deer Park Drive, Vredehoek Hours: 8am-9pm Mon-Sun Website Facebook Situated on the upper slopes of Vredehoek overlooking the city, this City Bowl eatery is great for all ages with inside and outside seating available with big bay windows overlooking The Rocklands Rd Park. Table Mountain is the backdrop with Deer Park being the popular gateway into the reserve. This Cape Town Vegan needed somewhere to have a breakfast meeting, so I popped in here on the off chance thatRead more

Review -The Raptor Room, CBD

Address: 79 Roeland St, CBD Hours: 11am-11pm Mon-Sat, Closed Sun Website Facebook Quirky, cheeky, and definitely for the ‘everyman’, this little eatery will satisfy the hungriest of patrons! Situated in the heart of the CBD, The Raptor Room pays tribute to the little brunch venues scattered throughout New York and has added the best of Cape Town’s local ingredients to make it one of the best places to find some comfort food whether it be for a late start toRead more