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Johannesburg (26)

Vegetarian Restaurants: (22 Listings)

Conscious 108
108 Greenway Road, Greenside ~ PH: 0116467250
Moderate-- Vegan, Western, Bakery--- Additional Info: Vegan food cafe, opened Mar 2014. Offers in-house baked goods plus wraps, sandwiches, bunny chow curries, burgers, hot dogs, and even vegan ice cream. Dinner menu changes once a week from Wednesday night. Uses meat substitutes. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon, Wed-Sat 11am-5pm, 6-9:30pm, Sun 11am-3pm.-- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

Free Food
Shop 5b Reithmere, Delta Street, Birnam ~ PH: 0878027190
Inexpensive-- Vegan, Organic, Western, Take-out--- Additional Info: Little vegan restaurant run by long-time chef. Food is soy-free, gluten-free, and without additives or preservatives. The restaurant has a communal table, and the dishes vary regularly. Try the vegan ice cream. Its brand of ready-to-eat meals (wraps, bean burger patties, etc) is sold in supermarkets around South Africa. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Thur 9am-5:30pm, Fri 9am-9pm, Sat 8:30am-5pm.-- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

Kara Nichha's Sharp Sharp Strictly Vegetarian
The Matrix, East Campus, University of the Witwatersrand ~ PH: n/a
Inexpensive-- Vegan, Indian, Fast food, Take-out--- Additional Info: In the WITS student centre, this take away restaurant has queues that as long as the centre itself at lunch time for its inexpensive vegan curries. Go before the rush at 1:15pm or after the rush from 2:15pm. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Cash only. Open Mon-Fri 11am-5pm.-- Rating: 3 HappyCow(s)

Leafy Greens Cafe
Plot 328 Rocky Ridge Rd, Muldersdrift, Gauteng ~ PH: +27828827300
Moderate-- Vegan, Organic, Juice bar, Western, Buffet, Beer/Wine, Take-out--- Additional Info: Vegan cafe situated on an organic farm outside of the city. Offers buffet plus juices, wheatgrass, smoothies, raw cake, and raw chocolate. Also sells fresh organic produce from its garden. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Open Wed-Sun 9am-5pm.-- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

The Greenside Cafe
34 Gleneagles Road, Greenside,Gauteng (at Barry Hertzog) ~ PH: 011-646-3444
Expensive-- Vegan, Western, International, Juice bar--- Additional Info: Vegan cuisine featuring nut bakes, pasta ribbons, fresh juices, and more. Try the naartjie juice and the miniola lassi juice. All vegan as of April 2012. Has outdoor seating. Open Tue-Sun 8am-5pm, Fri-Sat nights (last order 9.30pm).-- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

Aurelie's Health and Lifestyle Cafe
Maxwell Drive, Gauteng (at R55, Waterfall Country Estate) ~ PH: 0105968900
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, European, Juice bar, Salad bar, Take-out--- Additional Info: A vegetarian cafe, with a homey Mediterranean vibe, offers many vegan options, including dishes with tofu, non-dairy cheese, falafel, veggie sausages and burger patties. Drinks include coffee, wide selection of veggie juices and superfood smoothies. Serves gluten free baked goods. Also has retail items for sale such as decor and home accessories, full day cleanse packages, health supplements, kitchen consumables, children's lunch boxes and more. Venue hire, function platters. Wi-fi. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Fri 7am-4pm, Sat 9am-2pm, closed Sun.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Fresh Earth Food Store
103 Komatie Road, Emmarentia, Gauteng ~ PH: 011-6464404
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Organic, Western, Buffet--- Additional Info: Uses natural and organic ingredients and offers a full a la carte menu, weekday buffets, and an all-you-can-eat "table of abundance" Saturday buffet. -- Rating: 3 HappyCow(s)

Fruits and Roots
Shop G 13, Hobart Corner Shopping Centre, Bryanston, Gauteng ~ PH: 011-463-2928
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, African, Western--- Additional Info: Serves light meals, healthy drinks, desserts, some vegan dishes, and cakes made to order. Also has a health food store selling dried fruits, large selection of nuts and dried legumes, grains, spices, condiments, tonics, fresh nut butters, tofu, seaweed, green teas, rice milk, and more. Open Mon-Fri 8:30am-5:30pm, Sat 8:30am-3:30pm.-- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

Greenlands Wholefoods
61 Dundalk Ave (at corner Roscommon, Parkview, Johannesburg, Gauteng) ~ PH: 011-486-3361
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Buffet--- Additional Info: Vegetarian buffet where dishes are clearly marked. Accepts credit cards. -- Rating: Not rated yet

Hare Krishna
7971 Capricon St (at entrance on Nirvana Dr, Ext 9, Lenasia, Johannesburg) ~ PH: 011-854-1975
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Indian, Hare Krishna--- Additional Info: Please send us some details. {"openhours":[],"note":""}-- Rating: Not rated yet

72-74 Church Street, Mayfair West (at corner of Central Avenue) ~ PH: 011-837-2407
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Indian, Fast food, Take-out--- Additional Info: Pure Indian vegetarian sweets and savories. No onion, garlic, or egg. Dairy is used so vegans need to ask. Run by Gujarati Swaminarayans. Accepts credit cards. Open Tue-Thur 9.00-19.30, Fri-Sat 9.00-21.00, Sun 9.00-16.00.-- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

Taiwan Veg Restaurant
134 Queen Street, South Kensington ~ PH: 0846002501
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Taiwanese, Chinese, Take-out--- Additional Info: Simple place offering vegetarian and vegan food without garlic or onion. The menu incorporates meat language into the dish names, but all the 'meats' are made from seitan, tofu, or soya protein. Food takes time to prepare, but you could phone ahead to order - ask for the daughter who speaks English. Cash only. Mon-Thu 11am-8pm, Fri-Sun 11am-8:30pm-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

61 Dundalk Ave (at Roscommon, Parkview) ~ PH: +27-011-4863361
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Organic, Western, International, Juice bar, Salad bar, Buffet, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Slow food principles, offers dairy-free, gluten-free, and sucrose-free foods. Buffet at lunch and a la carte meals along with cakes, coffees, tea, juices, and smoothies. Free wi-fi. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Open Tue-Fri 7am-5pm. Sat-Sun 8am-5pm.-- Rating: 2 HappyCow(s)

Harry's Cafe
Oriental Plaza, Bree Street, Fordsburg ~ PH: 0118386760
Inexpensive-- Indian, Western, Fusion, Fast food, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Basic take away place in the Oriental Plaza shopping mall. A large section of the menu is dedicated to vegetarian meat substitutes - ask which is vegan. Try the burgers and soya chip hot dog. Food is spicy but you could request to omit masala. Cash only. -- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Lighthouse on 7th
7th Street, Melville ~ PH: +27-725000870
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Organic, Middle Eastern, Western, Deli, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. An organic restaurant with vegan choices on the menu and will also be happy to veganize a dish for you. Has live entertainment. -- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Sai Thai
1 Cyrildene Centre, Corner Marcia and Derrick Avenues, Cyrildene ~ PH: 0116151339
Inexpensive-- Thai, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Thai food restaurant a 3-page vegetable/vegetarian section on its menu, of which many are vegan suitable. Dishes with egg or oyster sauce are marked, and the staff understand what vegan is. Meat substitutes are used in the vegan dishes. Sometimes there is only one waitress so expect a wait. House specialty drinks are fruit tea and coconut water. Reservations required. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Sun 10:30am-3:30pm, 5:30-9pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Simply Asia
Shop 2 Parkhurst Square, 38 4th Avenue, Parkhurst ~ PH: 0114473037
Moderate-- Thai, Asian, Fast food, Take-out, Delivery, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Franchise Asian food restaurant. Has a designated vegetarian menu, of which several mains are vegan suitable as are the spring rolls. Could ask to substitute meat in a dish with tofu. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Sun 11:30am-9:30pm.-- Rating: 3 HappyCow(s)

Spiceburg Restaurant
141 Greenway Road, Greenside, Gauteng ~ PH: 011-4862255
Moderate-- Lacto, Indian, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Specializes in both South and North Indian cuisine. 2014 reported menu has changed, and vegans need to specify and ask which are suitable. -- Rating: 3 HappyCow(s)

The Good Luck Club
3 Corlett Drive, Illovo ~ PH: 0114473816
Moderate-- Asian Fusion, Chinese, Thai, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Asian fusion restaurant. Could specify to use egg-free noodles or rice instead of regular noodles. Yellow curry is made without shrimp paste, and there are other vegan suitable starters and mains - ask your waiter. Very busy so book ahead. Has outdoor seating. Reservations required. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. -- Rating: 3 HappyCow(s)

The Great Eastern Food Bar
Bamboo Centre, 53 Rustenburg Road, Melville ~ PH: 0114822910
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Asian, Fusion, Beer/Wine, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Offers an Asian food menu with fish and vegan dishes, changes weekly. Vegan choices include dumplings, ramen, steamed buns, green papaya salad, and a vegan bento box. Interesting selection of beers. Food is prepared in an open kitchen. Reservations required. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon 6-9pm, Tue-Fri 12-11pm, Sat 1-11pm, Sun 1-8pm.-- Rating: 3 HappyCow(s)

The Pudding Shop
La Cucina di Ciro, 43, 7th Avenue, Parktown North ~ PH: 0614443493
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Italian, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Attached to a restaurant called La Cucina di Ciro which is not veg, but The Pudding Shop is run by a vegan chef, and meat is cooked in a separate kitchen. Menu is primarily vegetarian and vegan with breakfast and lunch food, cakes and desserts including vegan ones. Colorful interior. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Open Tue-Sun 8:30am-4:30pm.-- Rating: 3.5 HappyCow(s)

New Thrupps Centre, Oxford Road, Illovo, Johannesburg ~ PH: 011-268-2371
Inexpensive-- Indian, International, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Curry place that offers some vegetarian options. Formerly called "Eco Cafe." -- Rating: Not rated yet

Health Food Stores, Vegan Shops, Vegan Bakeries, Vegetarian B&Bs, Veg Catering, Veg*n Organizations: (4 Listings)

Kuhestan Organic Farm Products
180 Oxford Rd, Illovo, Sandton (at Corlett) ~ PH: 0784892304
Products include cordials, jams, chutneys, vinegars and rose extract. All are made on their organic avocado and raspberry farm in Magoebaskloof. Open Tue-Sun 10am-9pm, closed Mon.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Yan Health
Shop L31 Bedford Centre, Smith Road, Bedfordview ~ PH: 0116166338
Health shop selling a wide variety of nutritional supplements and herbs, homeopathics, skin and hair care products, gluten free, frozen meals, certified organic foods including breakfast cereals, whole grain, oils, berries, cacao powder. Knowledgeable staff. -- Rating: Not rated yet

21 The Glen Road ~ PH: 0835955216
A food outlet. Sells ready made vegan and vegetarian meals. Sells vegan products, supplies restaurants with vegan/vegetarian products. Open Sun 10am-17:00, Mon-Fri 10am-18:00.-- Rating: Not rated yet

SA Vegan Society
Johannesburg, South Africa ~ PH: +27082557-3912
The SA Vegan Society was formed in 2007. The primary vegan outreach organization in the country. -- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

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