The 7 Best Vegan Restaurants In Cape Town

Despite being known for scrumptious sausage and perfectly-grilled braai, South Africa is a country that’s slowly beginning to adapt to changing food trends. This means that, yes, you’ll find lots of great vegan restaurants in Cape Town.

From the ever-classic veggie burger straight down to world-class, vegan fine dining, there are a number of spots in Cape Town for vegans and vegetarians.

Ready to devour some delicious plant-based food in one of the most popular cities in Africa? Here are the seven best vegan restaurants in Cape Town.

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1. Lekker Vegan

Vegan junk food? Yes, please! At Lekker Vegan you can indulge in tasty treats that were once only for meat-eaters. Devour tasty burgers, loaded fries, and even meat-free chicken nuggets all in a super trendy, cosy setting.

Best Vegan Restaurants in Cape Town

2. The Kind Kitchen

Seasonal vegan goodness is what to expect from the Kind Kitchen, by far one of the best vegan restaurants in Cape Town. From their cold-pressed juices straight down to their tasty wraps, tacos, and salads, there’s nothing on the menu here that’s not mouthwatering and healthy.

Vegan Cafes Cape Town

3. Plant

Looking for a vegan breakfast in Cape Town? There’s no better place to go than Plant. There, you’ll be able to choose from a variety of vegan breakfast options, one of which is their delicious tofu scramble wrap. If you’d rather eat at home, simply purchase from their own line of vegan cheese or tempeh bacon.

4. The Sunshine Food Co

Home-grown ingredients are the star of the show at this top-notch vegan restaurant in Cape Town. The main act? Their tasty vegan burgers. However, they’ve also got other delicious vegan food to sample as well, like their wraps, smoothies and juices.

Vegan Food Cape Town

5. Jessy’s Waffles

If you’re craving waffles in Cape Town but want them without added dairy or eggs, then try the vegan waffles at Jessy’s Waffles. Build your own waffle, savoury or sweet it doesn’t matter, as there are plenty of options when it comes to toppings.

Vegan Breakfast Cape Town

6. Vegan Addis

Flavourful foods make up the daily changing menu at Vegan Addis, conveniently located in the same building as popular Ethiopian restaurant Addis. Here, you’ll find buffet-style food that’s 100% vegan and 100% delicious.

7. Raw & Roxy

This vegan restaurant is hailed as one of Cape Town’s sexiest foodie hot spots. After sampling their food, we think you’ll agree. Here, they serve traditional treats with a gourmet twist. Stop by to enjoy raw vegan food, salads, vegan patisserie, hot tonics and more.

Elizabeth Thorn

Elizabeth has lived and worked in North America, South America, Europe, and Asia, all of which have contributed to her passion for travel writing. When she's not writing, you can find her exploring little hideouts in Colombia or watching photography tutorials on YouTube.

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