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8 Buiten Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 63 823 1198
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good20%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“mushroom burger” (13 reviews)
“nachos” (8 reviews)
“vegan cakes” (5 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 22:00 Hours
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
8 Buiten Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We often visit from Simon's Town. We love that everything in the restaurant is vegan. Nachos are an absolute winner as well as the burgers. I also enjoy the bobotie. We love the desserts. I also triend the gnocchi but was rather disappointed in this...More

Thank DM026
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I so badly wanted to love this place!!! However, i got the heebiejeebies over the cleanliness. I had the quesadilla and a smoothie. The quesadilla came before the smoothie, It was served on a rather grimy looking wooden board...that already put me off! A plate...More

Thank thehungrytraveller10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A friend and I ate here twice during our stay in Cape Town! The food was delicious! I would strongly recommend the fudge, the mix of cocoa and maple is divine.

Thank K-Chewy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having wanted to visit Plant for ages I finally made the trip out yesterday on a wet Saturday. I arrived at 1pm to find an empty restaurant which stayed empty for most of our time there. The venue is great and I'm sure if there...More

Thank FTabbers
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I decided to try this vegan restaurant in the CBD. At first the service was a bit slow and the waiter was one of those dudes who tried to commit our order to memory. Unfortunately he got the drinks order wrong but...More

Thank Simon C
Reviewed 12 June 2018

We had lunch and would have come back if we had more time... the portions were big, the tea was delicious, and the staff very friendly and chill... great place. Saw folks eating and/or just hanging out in the cool space. They use pretzel bread...More

Thank apmpplus1
Reviewed 6 June 2018

The food, ambience, service here was so pleasant that I visited not once but twice for dinner. To be clear, this place serves exclusively vegan food. My server was Henrick and he made me feel very welcome and served up a wonderful Pinotage (2015 Doran...More

Thank dmhinsf
Reviewed 23 May 2018

I am not a vegan or a vegetarian but I really loved the atmosphere, the service & the choice of food and drinks. Often eating healthily can be so boring and bland but nothing we tried at Plant was boring or bland - in fact...More

Thank bella c
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

I hate to complain about restaurants but I would like to warn other potential customers. I was excited to try the vegan restaurant and looking forward to fresh, nutritious, tasty vegetarian food. I ordered the Buddha bowl which was dry and tasteless, the coffee was...More

Thank JulieMelinda
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

Great service, yummy food and lovely surroundings! Recommend for vegetarian/vegan peeps and it’s not expensive. Didn’t get a sweet treat but they looked amazing.

Thank A6292ZBmegans
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15 December 2017|
Response from africanswan | Reviewed this property |
No, sorry, the website says it's closed on Sundays.
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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, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
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
  • E-mail
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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