• Cape Town’s catalogue of dining options caters to all dietary requirements, with plant-based eateries becoming more and more popular each year.

    The City keeps winning with an array of vegan spots sprouting up to provide foodies with alternatives full of nourishment and equally as scrumptious.

    So if you’re looking for a vegan restaurant to dig into some delicious plant-based brekkies, the Mother City has got you covered with these five recommendations that will gladly cater to all your cravings.




    Nourish’d is a plant-based, zero-waste café and juicery that has quickly become one of Cape Town’s most popular eateries. It offers delicious vegetarian and vegan juices, smoothies, sandwiches and so much more.

    The breakfast options include cacao chia pot (exclusive to its Kloof Street branch), apple crumble oaties, Tasha’s homemade gluten-free granola, as well as chickpea and tofu omelettes (exclusive to its Observatory branch).

    • Location: 2 Hill Road, Green Point | 117 Kloof Street, Gardens | 186 Lower Main Road, Observatory
    • Times: Monday to Sunday: 8am to 4pm | Monday to Sunday: 7:3oam to 4pm | Monday to Sunday: 8:30am to 4pm
    Picture: @nourishdcapetown / Instagram

    Schekster’s Raw‘Raw’ to Scheckster’s means natural, authentic, honest, plant-based, cruelty-free and nutrient-rich food. The restaurant takes pride in consistently sourcing the freshest ingredients from only the best local and international suppliers.

    Brekkie at Scheckster’s means your table will be filled with wholesome goodness like the famous pumpkin pie flapjacks, Ayurveda kitchari, home-made quiche, or you can opt for building your own avo toast.

    • Location: 98 Regent Road, Sea Point
    • Times: Monday to Sunday: 8am to 9pm
    Picture: @schecktersraw / Instagram


    If wholesome was a place, it would most certainly be Wildsprout. It was born from a passion for healthy living and a belief that everyone should enjoy wholesome delicious food regardless of their dietary requirements.

    Indulge in a guilt-free breakfast with Wildsprout’s expansive breakfast selection including french toast, hemp jacks, green omelettes, zucchini or sweetcorn fritters and a Mediterranean breakfast bowl.

    • Location: 278 Main Road, Kenilworth | Shop 1, Constantia Village Courtyard,
    • Times: Monday to Friday 7:30am to 5pm | Saturday and Sunday: 8am to 3pm
    Picture: @wildsproutcpt / Instagram

    Infinite Café Plant-Powered Kitchen

    The idea behind Infinite Café is pretty simple. The eatery works with an aim to make plant-based eating and healthy sustainable lifestyles a little more accessible and convenient in the community, whether you’re vegan, vegetarian or a meat-lover experimenting with meat-free days.

    Breakfast options at Infinite Café range from healthy granolas, fresh fruit bowls and breakfast wraps to healthy-with-a-twist sloppy Joes, flapjack stacks and baked shakshuka without chicken eggs.

    And for those often in a hurry, Infinite Café has recently launched an on-the-go menu so you can get your fill without sacrificing any precious minutes.

    • Location: 4 Commercial Street, City Centre
    • Times: Tuesday to Friday: 8am to 5pm | Saturdays: 8am to 3pm
    Picture: @infinitecafeafrica / Instagram

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    The Conscious Kitchen

    A Cape Town classic when it comes to vegan eateries in the Mother City. The Conscious Kitchen’s menu is 100% plant-based at its core. The restaurant is constantly experimenting in the kitchen, finding the most creative ways to make plants the star of the show.

    Grab a unicorn, monkey or açai smoothie bowl or a toast topped with creamy pulled oyster mushrooms or scrambled spicy tofu. If your sweet tooth is tingling, try out a soul-warming chia pudding or blueberry oat bake. Don’t forget your mandatory cold press juice to wash your brekkie down in the most nutricious way.

    • Location: 34 Kloof Street, Gardens
    • Times: Sunday to Thursday: 8am to 6pm | Friday and Saturday: 8am to 10.30pm
    Picture: @theconsciouskitchenza / Instagram

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    Written by Tauhira Ajam for Cape {town} Etc.

    Feature image: @infinitecafeafrica / Instagram


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