Best Vegan Friendly Restaurants In Johannesburg South Africa

The 7 Best Vegan-Friendly Restaurants In Johannesburg

We’ve covered the best vegan restaurants in Cape Town and we’ve even looked at the best vegan restaurants in the world. But, now it’s time to take a look at what Johannesburg has to offer vegans and vegetarians.

Interested in sampling some of the best vegan food in South Africa? You’ll have to head to Johannesburg to do so.

Get ready for plant-based feasts and meat-free meals. Here are the seven best vegan-friendly restaurants in Johannesburg

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1. The Greenside Cafe

Perhaps one of the most well-known vegan restaurants in Johannesburg, The Greenside Cafe excels at whipping up delicious eats that you can choose to have made vegetarian or vegan. Their most popular dishes include pizzas, pasta, and stir-fry.

Vegan Friendly Restaurants Johannesburg

2. The Fussy Vegan

Looking for a quick vegan lunch option in Johannesburg? Head to The Fussy Vegan and browse their on-the-go vegan options. Their tofu mayo and bacon sandwich is to die for, and their vegan doughnuts are some of the best in the country. Save room for their pretzel-filled peanut butter doughnut for sure.

Vegan Cafe South Africa

3. Free Food

No, the food here isn’t free, but it is extremely delicious and totally plant-based. They’ve been serving plant-based creations to hungry Johannesburg vegans for years now, and the food just seems to be getting better and better. Everything here is also gluten-free, wheat-free, and sugar-free. Yet, still delicious.

Free Food Vegan Restaurant Johannesburg

4. Kaylee’s Eatery

This uber-trendy space is filled with plant-based dishes, all of which use organic, seasonal ingredients to create a burst of flavour. Try any of their delectable dishes and go home happy. But, the wholewheat pancakes, poke bowl, Korean BBQ, and acai bowls are particularly popular and tasty.

5. Lucky Bean

While Lucky Bean isn’t a full-blown vegan restaurant, it’s by far one of the most vegan-friendly restaurants in Johannesburg. Here, you can choose from a variety of expertly-prepared vegan dishes, which includes contemporary food but with a healthy, modern twist.

6. Leafy Greens Cafe

You can tell just by looking at the decor of Leafy Greens Cafe that it’s one of the most vegan-friendly restaurants in Johannesburg. Feed your mind, body, and soul as you relax in a green, shady sanctuary. Vegan food’s never tasted so food.

7. The Vegan Chef

This vegan eatery, which was also founded by vegans, aims to provide vegan comfort foods that are delicious and cruelty-free. And, they do it all with full flavours and tantalising dishes that truly cater to those who enjoy a plant-based diet.

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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