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8 Buiten Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 63 823 1198
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good21%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“mushroom burger” (11 reviews)
“quesadillas” (5 reviews)
“smoothie” (5 reviews)
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
8 Buiten Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday

Vegan ice cream and smoothie bar is at the entrance, before you walk down the several stairs to the dining area. A very friendly waiter greets you and gives you ample time to peruse the very interesting and inclusive menu. My wife chose the Burger...More

Thank James D
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We ordered the simplest of meals and tea. Waited forever and ‘it’s coming now’, should be translated to, 10 to 15 minutes waiting time. Tea to weak and not very hot. Paid for meal and left without ever seeing it. Staff can’t resolve problems and...More

Thank Flywayne
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful quirky restaurant with so many delicious meals to choose from. Delightful and very helpful staff. Will definitely be back.

Thank lianeCapeTown
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So yes, I went in for a takeaway for my breakfast and lunch the next day. Also bought this interesting bottle of pomegranate juice (must try!). And the food was decent to good. The best part is that the whole place is vegetarian and staff...More

Thank nvavi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It took me two days in Cape Town of my 7 day holiday there to discover this gem of a restaurant. Very delicious vegan food even if you're not vegan. My favourite is the mushroom burger. The staff are also very courteous and helpful. And...More

Thank dartagnanaguilar
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cute casual restaurant just off "vibey" Long Street with the best vegan food we ate in Cape Town during our week-long stay. The vegan bobotie was unbelievably delicious, as was the vegan lime cheesecake. Service was friendly, attentive, and professional; prices were reasonable; atmosphere was...More

1  Thank ProfessorAzania
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

Amazing vegan and vegetarian restaurant in central Cape Town, close to Long Street restaurant and bar strip, great options for juices, teas, salads and mains

Thank BlrTravR
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Delicious food and craft beers! If you're a burger fan, the burger duo is the best! Thanks plant I'll see you soon!

Thank nscheffer4
Reviewed 10 January 2018

So I went to plant by myself to eat dinner. Im not a vegetarian/vegan but you must try the mushroom burger, it was tasty. Could have been bigger, cause I wanted to order two, hehe.

Thank Norah N
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

It’s been more than a year that I haven’t been to Plant and was a little disappointed to see very few changes on the menu. I brought a friend (that is not vegan or vegetarian). The food is good, but far from great. It’s not...More

Thank Klaus L
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15 December 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$85
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Buiten Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 63 823 1198
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Plant is a vegan restaurant, offering breakfasts, mains and desserts as well as a selection of tapas, wines, cocktails and pastries. Our aim is to promote a gentler, more compassionate lifestyle by preparing both original and traditional plant-based dishes.
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