Top 5

Cape Town Vegan Top 5

Unique Experiences

  1. A trip to the Vegan Goods Market 
  2. A Truffle Painting Chocolate Workshop at Nanuki, website
  3. Stuff your face with a doughnut or ten from Grumpy and Runt, City Centre, website
  4. A High Tea at The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa, Atlantic Seaboard, website

Fine Dining

Azure Restaurant 12 Apostles Hotel Cape Town Vegan

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

Family-Friendly

  1. Spur, various locations, website
  2. Panarottis, various locations, website
  3. Massimo’s, Hout Bay, website
  4. We Café, Gardens, website
  5. Hudsons, The Burger Joint, various locations, website

Dog-Friendly

  1. 🌱 Grumpy & Runt, Gardens, website
  2. Massimo’s, Hout Bay, website
  3. Hudsons, The Burger Joint, various locations, website
  4. Chardonnay Deli, Constantia, website
  5. We Café, Gardens, 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. The Goatshed Restaurant at Fairview Wine Estate, Paarl, website
  4. Creation Wines, Hermanus, website
  5. 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

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

Mexican

Cape Town Vegan Top 5

 

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

Russian

  1. We Café, Gardens, website

SAVOURY

Bagels

  1. Studio Candor, 2 Scott Rd, Observatory, website

Breakfasts

Cape Town Vegan Top 5

 

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

Buffet

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

Burgers – “Chicken”

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

Burgers – “Meat”

Cape Town Vegan Top 5

  1. 🌱 Infinite Café, City Centre, website
  2. Hudsons, The Burger Joint, various locations, website
  3. 🌱 The Fussy Vegan, Gardens, website

Burgers – Veggie

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

Bowls

  1. 🌱 Wild Eatery, City Centre, website

Crepes

  1. Swan Café, City Centre, website

Boerewors Rolls

  1. Patiala Brew&Q, Constantia, website

Pasta/Gnocchi

  1. We Café, Gardens, website
  2. Panarottis, various locations, website

Pies

cape town vegan pies

  1. Ou Meul Bakery, various locations, website
  2. Peregrine Farm Stall, Grabouw, website
  3. Checkers, various locations, website
  4. Mary-Ann’s Emporium & Eatery, Gordons Bay, website

Pizzas

Cape Town Vegan Top 5

  1. Pizza Shed, City Centre & Observatory, website
  2. Panarottis, various locations, website
  3. Col’Cacchio, various locations, website
  4. Pizza Shed, various locations, website
  5. Ferdinando’s, Observatory, website
  6. Pizzasaurus, City Centre, website

Poké Bowls

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

Sandwiches

  1. 🌱 Infinite Café, City Centre, website
  2. Wild Sprout, Constantia & Kenilworth, website
  3. 🌱 The Conscious Kitchen, City Centre, website
  4. 🌱 The Fussy Vegan, Gardens, website
  5. The Courtyard Café, Kalk Bay, website

Subs

  1. 🌱 The Fussy Vegan, Gardens, 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 Conscious Kitchen, City Centre, website
  3. Patiala Brew&Q, Constantia, website
  4. The Courtyard Café, Kalk Bay, website
  5. Salt, 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. 🌱 The Fussy Vegan, Gardens, website
  3. Nourish’d, Gardens & Observatory, website
  4. 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. Buns Bakery, Woodstock, website
  7. Charly’s Bakery, City Centre, website
  8. Dolcé Bakery, Observatory, website
  9. Thank Goodness Foods, website
  10. 🌱 Secret Potion Bakery, website

 

Cape Town Vegan Top 5

 

Desserts (in-store)

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

Doughnuts

  1. 🌱 Grumpy & Runt, Gardens, website
  2. 🌱 Vegan By Crumb, website
  3. Scheckter’s Raw, Sea Point, website
  4. 🌱 Hulis Doughnuts, Bloubergstrand, 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. 🌱 Infinite Café, City Centre, website
  4. 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. Tapi Tapi, Observatory, website
  5. 🌱 Romeo & Vero Vegan Butcherie, De Waterkant, website
  6. 🌱 Gaia & I, 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

Pancakes

  1. We Café, Gardens, 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!).