Top 5

Cape Town Vegan Top 5

Unique Experiences

  1. 🌱 A privately-led vegan wine tour and lunch in the Cape Winelands with Vegan Tours Cape Town, website
  2. 🌱 A trip to the Vegan Goods Market 
  3. A Truffle Painting Chocolate Workshop at Nanuki, website
  4. 🌱 Stuff your face with a doughnut or ten from Grumpy and Runt, City Centre, website
  5. A High Tea at The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa, Atlantic Seaboard, website
  6. 🌱 Vegan Streetfood Foodtruck, various locations/markets, follow them on social media for an update on where they will be trading

Fine Dining

Azure Restaurant 12 Apostles Hotel Cape Town Vegan

  1. FYN, City Centre, website
  2. Thali, Gardens, website
  3. Homespun by Matt, Blouberg and Claremont, website

Family-Friendly

  1. Warwick Wine Estate, Stellenbosch, website
  2. Spur, various locations, website
  3. Panarottis, various locations, website
  4. Massimo’s, Hout Bay, website

Date Night

  1. Tamboers Winkel, Gardens, website

Dog-Friendly

  1. 🌱 Grumpy & Runt, City Centre, website
  2. Massimo’s, Hout Bay, website
  3. Hudsons, The Burger Joint, various locations, website
  4. Chardonnay Deli, Constantia, website

And if you are in Jozi: Kaylee’s Eatery, Bedfordview, website

Wine Estates (with V options)

  1. The Table at De Meye, Stellenbosch, website
  2. Babel at Babylonstoren, Franschhoek, website
  3. Warwick Wine Estate, Stellenbosch, website
  4. The Goatshed Restaurant at Fairview Wine Estate, Paarl, website
  5. Creation Wines, Hermanus, website
  6. Constantia Glen, Constantia, website

Picnics

  1. The Table at De Meye, Stellenbosch, website
  2. Hazendal Wine Estate, Stellenbosch, website
  3. Boschendal, Franschhoek, website
  4. Warwick Wine Estate, Stellenbosch, website
  5. Jonkershuis, Constantia, website
  6. Spier Wine Farm, Stellenbosch, website

Catering Services

  1. 🌱 Vegan Streetfood, website
  2. 🌱 Elizabeth D Cuisine, website
  3. 🌱 WKB by Chef Megan, website
  4. 🌱 Lucy & Kou, website

Working/Digital Nomad

1. Cushty Neighbourhood Deli, Green Point, website

CUISINES

African (SA, Ethiopian)

  1. Timbuktu Café, Observatory, no website
  2. Massawa Finger Food, Observatory, website
  3. Madam Taitou, City Centre, website
  4. 🌱 Romeo & Vero Vegan Butcherie, De Waterkant, website

Asian

  1. Noodle Box, Newlands & Gardens, website
  2. Nigiro, Plumstead, website
  3. Mr Lin’s Sushi & Thai, Observatory, website
  4. 🌱 Plushi, website
  5. Yindees, Gardens, website
  6. Saigon, Gardens, website

Greek

  1. Maria’s Greek Cafe, Gardens, website

Indian (and Cape Malay)

  1. Vadivelu, 151 Kloof St, Gardens, website
  2. Prashad Café, Kloof Street, Rondebosch & Constantia, website
  3. Thali, Gardens, website (more for a special occasion as it is pricey!)
  4. Punjab, various locations, website
  5. Moksh, various locations, website
  6. Eastern Food Bazaar, City Centre

Italian

  1. Massimo’s, Hout Bay, website
  2. Scala Pasta/Bar, City Centre, website

Mexican

Cape Town Vegan Top 5

 

  1. The Fat Cactus, Gardens, Mowbray & Woodstock, website
  2. El Burro, Green Point & Tamboerskloof, website
  3. Hacienda, City Centre, website
  4. Didi’s Mexican, Woodstock, website
  5. Blue Kiwi, Glencairn, website
  6. Pancho’s, Observatory, website, website

SAVOURY

Breakfasts

Cape Town Vegan Top 5

  1. The Conscious Kitchen, City Centre, website
  2. Blended Health Cafe, Glencairn, website
  3. Scheckter’s Raw, Sea Point, website
  4. Pure Cafe, Greyton, website
  5. Sonder Cafe, Observatory, website
  6. Nigiro Teacafe, Plumstead, website
  7. Juvenate Conscious Eatery, Stellenbosch, website
  8. Nourish’d, Gardens & Observatory, website
  9. Firefly Café, Camps Bay, website

Buffet

  1. Mary-Ann’s Emporium & Eatery, Gordons Bay, website
  2. M&M Café, Sunningdale, website

Burgers – “Chicken”

  1. The Conscious Kitchen, City Centre & Observatory, website
  2. Burger King, various locations, website
  3. Knead Bakery & Café, various locations, website

Burgers – “Meat”

Cape Town Vegan Top 5

  1. Hudsons, The Burger Joint, various locations, website
  2. Spur, various locations, website

Burgers – Veggie

  1. 🌱 The Sunshine Food Co., Three Anchor Bay, website
  2. Blended Health Cafe, Glencairn, website
  3. Misfits by Ideas Cartel, De Waterkant, website
  4. The Courtyard Café, Kalk Bay, website
  5. The Dog’s Bollocks, Gardens, website
  6. Vagabond Kitchens, Sea Point & V&A Waterfront, website

Bowls

  1. 🌱 Wild Eatery, City Centre, website

Crepes

  1. Swan Café, City Centre, website

Food Truck/Street Food

  1. 🌱 Vegan Streetfood, various locations/markets, follow them on social media for an update on where they will be trading

Gluten-Free Vegan

  1. Mary-Ann’s Emporium & Eatery, Gordons Bay, website
  2. M&M Café, Sunningdale, website

Pasta/Gnocchi

  1. Panarottis, various locations, website

Pies

cape town vegan pies

  1. Blended Health Cafe, Glencairn, website
  2. Pizzasaurus, City Centre, website
  3. Ou Meul Bakery, various locations, website
  4. Peregrine Farm Stall, Grabouw, website
  5. Mary-Ann’s Emporium & Eatery, Gordons Bay, website

Pizzas

Cape Town Vegan Top 5

  1. Pizza Shed, City Centre & Observatory, website
  2. NY Slice Pizza, various locations, website
  3. Pizzasaurus, City Centre, website
  4. Panarottis, various locations, website
  5. Butler’s Pizza, various locations, website
  6. Ferdinando’s, Observatory, website
  7. The Dog’s Bollocks, Gardens, website
  8. Col’Cacchio, various locations, website

Poké Bowls

  1. Aiko, City Centre, website
  2. The Poké Co, various locations, website
  3. Hokey Poke, various locations, website

Sandwiches

  1. Wild Sprout, Constantia & Kenilworth, website
  2. The Conscious Kitchen, City Centre, website
  3. The Courtyard Café, Kalk Bay, website

Sausage Rolls

  1. The Shred Skate Park, Paarden Eiland, website

Sushi

cape town vegan sushi

  1. Aiko, City Centre, website
  2. Blue Kiwi, Glencairn, website
  3. 🌱 Plushi, website
  4. Beluga, V&A Waterfront, website
  5. Linko, Observatory, website
  6. Willoughby & Co. , V&A Waterfront, website
  7. Mr Lin’s Sushi & Thai, Observatory, website

Tapas/Snacks

  1. Blondie, Gardens, website
  2. The Holy Spirit Vodka Bar & Restaurant, Gardens, website
  3. 🌱 The Conscious Kitchen, City Centre, website
  4. Hacienda, City Centre, website
  5. The Courtyard Café, Kalk Bay, website
  6. Bistro Sixteen82, Tokai, website
  7. The Athletic Club & Social, City Centre, website
  8. El Burro Taqueria, Green Point & Tamboerskloof, website

Wraps

  1. 🌱 Wild Eatery, City Centre, website
  2. Nourish’d, Gardens & Observatory, website
  3. Scheckter’s Raw, Sea Point, website

SWEET

Baked Goods, Cakes and Cupcakes

  1. 🌱 Vegan By Crumb, website
  2. Blue Kiwi, Glencairn, website
  3. Sweet LionHeart, Makers Landing, website
  4. Honest Chocolate, City Centre, website
  5. Tessa’s Bakery, Milnerton, website
  6. Charly’s Bakery, City Centre, website
  7. Dolcé Bakery, Observatory, website
  8. Thank Goodness Foods, website
  9. 🌱 Secret Potion Bakery, website

 

Cape Town Vegan Top 5

 

Desserts (in-store)

  1. Honest Chocolate, City Centre, website
  2. Blue Kiwi, Glencairn, website
  3. Juvenate Conscious Eatery, Stellenbosch, website
  4. The Courtyard Café, Kalk Bay, website
  5. Dolcé Bakery, Observatory, website

Doughnuts

  1. 🌱 Grumpy & Runt, City Centre, website
  2. 🌱 Hulis Doughnuts, Bloubergstrand, website
  3. Scheckter’s Raw, Sea Point, website
  4. 🌱 Vegan By Crumb, website

Flapjacks (the SA version of a pancake, but not a SA pancake which is like a French crepe, which is also a crepe in SA, but it’s nothing like a crumpet)

  1. Scheckter’s Raw, Sea Point, website
  2. 🌱 Wild Eatery, City Centre, website
  3. Firefly Café, Camps Bay, website

Ice Cream

Cape Town Vegan Top 5

  1. Unframed Ice Cream, various locations, website
  2. Moro Gelato, City Centre, Green Point & Sea Point, website
  3. Kristin’s Kick-Ass Ice Cream, Noordhoek & Constantia, website
  4. 🌱 Eat Ditto Waffle House, 119 Kloof St, website
  5. Tapi Tapi, Observatory, website
  6. Sweet Revenge, Gardens, website

Milkshakes

cape town vegan milkshakes

  1. Moro Gelato, City Centre, Green Point & Sea Point, website
  2. Royale Eatery, Claremont & Mouille Point, website
  3. Gibsons Burgers, V&A Waterfront, website

Waffles

  1. 🌱 Eat Ditto Waffle House, 119 Kloof St, website
  2. Kristin’s Kick-Ass Ice Cream, Noordhoek & Constantia, website

Suggestions are MORE than welcome. Leave a comment below or inspire me to try something somewhere on some menu. I’m always up for a challenge (or a duel!).