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By Daryll Williams | October 18, 2022

Chapter 6: Vegetarian & Vegan - Updated 2022

Plant-based eating, it seems, has gained major traction in the Mother City, with a slew of quality vegetarian and vegan eateries popping up faster than you can sprout mung beans. Being (health-)conscious has never tasted this good.


Serving almost exclusively vegan food, Nourish’d strives to harness the power of plants, spread eco-education and assist the community in achieving vibrant health.

Why go?

Nourish'd and serves a delicious variety of smoothies, juices, salads and decadent vegan delights. Everything is created with the health of your body and the earth in mind.

Smoothies that are kind to both the human and earth, Image Credit: Nourish'd


a: 177 Kloof St, Gardens
t: +27 64 755 2431
h: Monday to Sunday, 07h00–16h30

Scheckter’s RAW

There’s a buzzing serenity around Scheckter’s, which single-handedly spearheaded Cape Town’s raw food revolution. Whatever organic craving you’re feeling, you can be confident that Scheckter’s can satisfy it.

Why go?

You won’t be able to get enough of the fresh, raw and super-healthy offerings. Looking for something quick and on the go? Scheckter's is the perfect spot for your healthy takeaways.

Serving beautiful, innovative & delicious health food, Image Credit: Scheckter’s RAW


a: 98 Regent Rd, Sea Point
t: +27 21 434 1364
h: Monday to Sunday: 08h30–20h30


Comprising a beautiful bakery and an award-winning restaurant that serves lunch and dinner, Foxcroft has seen a fast rise into becoming the darling of the Constantia set with an array of vegetarian options on their menu.

Why go?

Despite there being a fine-dining feel, it manages to not feel overworked or pretentious. And sitting outside in the shade of the fabulous oak trees ensures things are comfortably casual.

Commitment to quality and flavour, Image Credit: Foxcroft


a: Shop 8, High Constantia Centre, Groot Constantia Rd, Constantia
t: +27 21 202 3304
h: Monday to Sunday, 08h00-21h00


Housed in a venerable old building said to date back to 1830, Aubergine makes for an unbeatable choice for a 5-star dinner, with a garden to sit in and enjoy the top-quality cooking of Harald Bresselschmidt.

Why go?

Creative, hearty dishes (with vegetarian options) are served with some of the Cape’s best wines, several of which are made specially for the restaurant.

Small selection of vegetarian options, Image Credit: Aubergine


a: 39 Barnet St, Cape Town
t: +27 21 465 4909
h: Lunch: Thursday & Friday, 12h00–14h00

h: Dinner: Monday to Saturday, 18h00–22h00

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