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Best Vegan Restaurants in Cape Town

If you're an avid plant-based lover, or just want to try something now, here are the best vegan spots to try in the Mother City.

As our team makes an effort to live a more conscience lifestyle, we have made an effort to find the best vegan restaurants in the Cape Town. Those that live in the Mother City will know the amount of options available has exploded in recent years.

Please note that not all the restaurants below are exclusively vegan – and in some instances they will use animal products in their meals. Restaurants that serve both meat and plant based meals are great places to meet friends and family who might follow the same diet as you.

Blended Health Cafe

blended health bar Best Vegan Restaurants in Cape Town

If you find yourself in Glencairn, just a few minutes away from Simonstown, it’s definitely worth visiting Blended Health Cafe located in the lifestyle centre.

This enthusiastic couple have managed to put together a brilliant menu including fresh pressed juices, smoothies, vegan omelettes, burgers and more. They cater for private events and festivals too.


wildsprout restaurant Best Vegan Restaurants in Cape Town

Now with 2 locations in the Southern Suburbs (Kenilworth & Constantia), this cafè offers a massive selection for vegan, plant-based and gluten-free eaters. They also have a wide variety of fresh and frozen goods, and a large pantry section to take some goodies home!


nourishd Best Vegan Restaurants in Cape Town

If you’re closer to the CBD, Nourish’d has 2 locations (Kloof Street and Observatory) and is usually quite a vibe with the locals in the morning. They offer many smoothies, seasonal juices and light meals. Plus they are a zero waste cafe – whoop!

Scheckter’s Raw

Scheckters Raw Best Vegan Restaurants in Cape Town

Frusted by local healthy food offerings, Toby Scheckter is a man on a mission to produce nutritional food that looks absolutely delicious. Located in Sea Point, Scheckter’s Raw offers smoothies, burgers and more.

Vida e Caffè

vida plant based Best Vegan Restaurants in Cape Town

Founded in 2001, Vida e Caffè is the go-to place for many South Africans to collect a quick cup of coffee or snack. Most recently, they launched plant based options including a Ch*cken Mayo, Asian BBQ Ch*cken Wrap and dairy-free milk options.

Lekker Vegan

lekker vegan Best Vegan Restaurants in Cape Town

Just because you’re vegan, doesn’t mean you don’t like to enjoy a bit of junk food every now and then! Lekker Vegan in Kloof Street is just that – enjoy delicious plant-based burgers, gatsbys, wraps and more.

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