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US$5 - US$15
Cafe, Healthy
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 26 April 2021

Lovely cosy place with excellent food. Try the hot ciabatta with feta, lettuce & red onion confiture. Delicious! The owner is very friendly & helpful.

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 13 March 2021 via mobile

My husband and I went for breakfast. I had asked for eggs Benedict on a glutenfree roll. I did ask for the egg white to be cooked but unfortunately it arrived with undercooked whites. Some parts of the meal was cold so it wasn't a...very pleasant meal altogether. However the owner was very sweet and offered to redo it or give me a coffee on the house. It wasn't a big deal, so i declined as I'm not one to waste food. Besides the lovely setting, good coffee and friendliness we were treated with by both owner and staff was really appreciated. I did get a glutenfree chocolate and ginger cake to take home and it was divine! Will definitely go back as the place has a lot to offer.More

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 15 December 2019 via mobile

Very personalized service from the owner. I love the ambiance more here than the other similar spot in the area. She is very attentive to customers, and the staff as well. A lovely spot for meetings, with outdoor seating as well. They also have fresh...loaves to go. Their rotis and desserts I fall for. I wish they’d expand their menu a bit more. Very clean even their bathrooms. Highly recommended.More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed 2 December 2019

We discovered this cafe for a coffee break during Streetopia. Smiling owner and staff, organic food, breads, and drinks welcome you.

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed 20 May 2019

I had lunch with a friend at Mango Ginger and we really enjoyed the light and airy space, relaxed vibe and friendly service. It seemed popular with various groups coming in and out, but never felt crowded. The menu is varied with plenty of healthy,...vegetarian and even vegan options available. I had a wheat-free venison, butternut and apricot pie with salad, and my friend had scrambled eggs with bacon, avo and mushrooms (she specified several things on the side, which they got right). The food was fresh and delicious, and the portions substantial. I took away a wheat-free carrot cake to have at home and it was definitely one of the best wheat-free cakes I have ever had. Highly recommended and we will definitely be back!More

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed 1 May 2019 via mobile

Mango Ginger is a lovely little coffee shop/bakery that caters for everone. The menu is interesting and the food is healthy plus the service is fast. We can't wait for our next visit. For sure a hidden gem.

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed 4 April 2019

Besides a cute little spot hidden away and quiet and peaceful in a otherwise busy rod , the food is good too . Swift, efficient and friendly service . A large menu to make every patron happy from gluten free to vegan to those who...eat every and anything . We had cappuccinos and wraps - the ricotta , feta, red pepper and spring onion ; and the feta and butternut . Juicy, filling, delicious .More

Date of visit: February 2019
Reviewed 24 January 2019 via mobile

1st time I've been here, was today. Had to meet a friend somewhere in Observatory for lunch and I prefer somewhere with healthy food and this restaurant ticked all my boxes. It was a difficult choice but went with the carb-free (flaxseed) chicken roll and...a glass of delicious tasting kombucha. They offer so much more in smoothies, fresh juices, vegan, vegetarian, wheat-free, gluten-free, sugar-free alternatives. I will definately go back there when I'm in that area again.More

Date of visit: January 2019
Reviewed 13 January 2019 via mobile

Being gluten free and dairy free, when someone suggests coffee and cake, I know that I will probably just be able to have the coffee, but not at Mango Ginger in Observatory. I had a deliciously moist cake/muffin that was delicious. It was vegan. There...were lots of baked goods that I was able to buy too. We just had an afternoon outing, but I will go back the next time I am in Cape Town.More

Date of visit: December 2018
Reviewed 21 December 2018

After five years, this is still my favourite breakfast and lunch venue. Fresh, healthy meals at reasonable prices. Excellent service from the owner Fiona. And the kitchen is clean, a rarity for most Obz kitchens.

Date of visit: November 2018
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Mango Ginger is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4