By Savannah St Claire | March 2, 2024

Chapter 6: Vegetarian & Vegan

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.

Kanéla Café

Dive into a world of delicious vegan and vegetarian delights at this charming café, where every bite celebrates nourishing goodness.

Why go?

From heavenly sweet treats to energising smoothie bowls, and don't forget their aromatic African-sourced coffee! Whether you're in the mood for a hearty tofu scramble or simply seeking some zen vibes, Kanéla Café has it all. Plus, the team here is as friendly as it gets, making every visit feel like a warm welcome.

Kanéla Café is the ultimate destination for green-hearted food lovers, Image Credit: Food & Home Magazine

The ultimate destination for green-hearted food lovers, Image Credit: Food & Home Magazine


a: 78 Regent Road, Sea Point
t: +27 66 251 7761
h: Monday to Sunday, 08h00 – 15h00


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


Nourish'd Kloof
a: 177 Kloof Street, Gardens
t: +27 64 755 2431
h: Monday to Sunday, 07h30 - 16h30

Nourish'd Observatory
a: 186 Lower Main Road, Observatory
t: +27 66 336 3944
h: Monday to Sunday, 08h30 - 16h00

Nourish'd Kloof
a: 2 Hill Road, Green Point
t: +27 72 523 0675
h: Monday to Sunday, 08h00 - 16h30

Wild Eatery

This Eatery is all about serving up fresh, healthy, plant-based goodness that feeds both body and soul.

Why go?

Treat yourself to wholesome, flavourful dishes that'll have your taste buds doing the happy dance! Whether you're soaking up the sunshine in their beautiful outdoor setting or grabbing your meal to enjoy in your favourite spot, every meal bursts with exquisite vegan goodness.

fresh healthy plant-based goodness

Dig into deliciousness that's not only yummy but also nourishing for your body, mind, and the planet, Image Credit: Wild Eatery


Cape Town
a: 59 Harrington Street, District Six, Cape Town
t: +27 78 771 3829
h: Monday to Friday, 10h00 – 15h30

Somerset West
a: 42 New St, Lionviham, Cape Town
t: +27 64 773 8320
h: Monday to Friday, 09h30 – 16h00


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 Street, Gardens, Cape Town
t: +27 21 465 0000
h: Lunch: Thursday and Friday, 12h00 – 14h00

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

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 Road, Sea Point, Cape Town
t: +27 21 434 1364
h: Monday to Sunday, 08h00 – 21h00

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