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Vegetarian Friendly Restaurants in South Africa

Vegetarian Friendly Restaurants in South Africa

Being a vegetarian travelling to South Africa, you must be wondering whether you will find any vegetarian restaurants in South Africa or not? Well, the answer is yes and many. You cannot only indulge in vegetarian delicacies on your South Africa trip but also savour Indian food to your hearts content.

Here is a list of top-rated vegetarian restaurants in South Africa that you must try on your holiday.

Cape Town

Vintage India

Known for its authentic Indian dishes and excellent ambience, Vintage India is one of the most popular restaurants that serve vegetarian food in Cape Town. Dishes like Tikka Masala, Manchurian and Smoked Brinjal are worth a try. Moreover, if you are looking for something to sip on, Mango Lassi should definitely be ordered. It is undoubtedly one of the best vegetarian restaurants in South Africa to try delectable Indian dishes. 

My Favour8

Serving Indian, Italian and Chinese cuisines, My Favour8 is a must-visit restaurant for those who are looking for a good variety of vegetarian food in South Africa. Try the Spinach & Cheese Ravioli, Dal Makhani with Butter Naan and Vegetable Biryani to treat your taste buds. For pasta lovers, it serves amazing Rasta Pasta and Spinach Pasta. Don’t forget to taste Kulfi Falooda before you leave this restaurant. 


Relish the flavours of Indian food in South Africa


Taste of Mumbai 

Taste of Mumbai is an Indian restaurant in South Africa where you can find almost every popular Indian and vegan dish. The restaurant serves snacks, main course dishes and desserts. You can avail the buffet option or choose to enjoy their a la carte menu. VindalooTikka Masala, Bombay Potato and Dal Makhani are some of the most popular dishes at this restaurant.

The Raj

Situated in Camps Bay, The Raj offers both vegetarian and non-vegetarian options. Due to its super-tasty food, it is considered one of the best Indian restaurants in South Africa. Gobi MatarDal MakhaniSaag AlooTadka Daal and Muttar Mushroom are some excellent delicacies to try. Moreover, Subzi ki Biryani is one of the popular dishes on the menu. If you love desserts, The Raj also serves Gajar Ka Halwa and Rice Kheer.

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Mossel Bay

Mumbai Café

Mumbai Cafe is a culinary delight for Indian travellers and those who prefer vegetarian food while travelling in South Africa. Offering a wide variety of vegetarian food , this restaurant is known for its amazing appetizers and main course. Some of the popular dishes that it serves include Pav Bhaji, Sev Puri, Vada PavBhel Puri, Ragda Pattice, Veg Pakoras and Mumbai Toast Sandwich.


Moksa Restaurant is a vegetarian-friendly restaurant that also serves a variety of vegan options. It also serves Mexican and Mediterranean dishes.  The restaurant is a delight to your tummy as well as eyes. Loaded with fresh vegetables, its Bodhi Bowl is custom-made for vegetarians. It also offers fresh fruit juice and excellent drinks that make it one of the amazing vegetarian restaurants in South Africa.


Bite into gastronomic Indian flavours in South Africa



Raasoie Restaurant offers both vegetarian and non-vegetarian food and specialises in serving amazing curry dishes with several types of bread. Open for lunch and dinner, the restaurant offers Indian and Asian delicacies. This restaurant is considered one of the finest restaurants for Indian food in South Africa. Its Daal and Spinach dishes with Naan should not be missed. 

Chatters Bistro

Set in the heart of the Garden Route, Chatters Bistro is known for its delicious wood-fired pizzas, burgers, pasta, salads and ciabattas. It also offers freshly made desserts and drinks. The restaurant exudes a cool vibe and is known for attentive service. Do try its Chatters Burger if you want to enjoy amazing flavours. It is undoubtedly a great restaurant to try vegetarian food in South Africa. 


Jeera Restaurant

Jeera Restaurant offers authentic Indian food in South Africa. The menu features a wide range of popular Indian dishes. It serves mouth-watering curries, tandoori dishes, Indian bread along with several other vegetarian food options. With freshly prepared desserts, the restaurant is an excellent option if you want to enjoy a full-course vegetarian meal in South Africa.

The Little India

Vouched as one of the best Indian restaurants in South Africa, The Little India serves various vegetarian dishes. Indian flavours in dishes like Paneer JalfreziPalak Paneer and Muttar Paneer are something not to miss here. If you are planning to visit South Africa, this restaurant must be on your wish list.

Sun City

Enjoy cuisines from around the world on your South Africa holiday


The Raj

Offering traditional Indian cuisine, The Raj is filled with flavours, spices and aromas of India. This vegetarian restaurant in South Africa specialises in North Indian food. One must try their Dal Makhani, Bombay Aloo and Paneer Shimla Mirch with Naan over lunch or dinner.

Casa Bella

Casa Bella is known for its unique wine pairings with popular dishes. It offers Italian, Mediterranean and European dishes, including many vegetarian options. The restaurant is a paradise for pizza lovers. One can also try its blue cheese Gnocchi and order from a variety of pastas.


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