4 Plant-based Eateries You’ll Love!
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Curious about plant-based living? Let someone else do the cooking.
Don’t worry. This isn’t just another guilt-tripping article about the wonderous world-saving benefits of going meat-free.
(Even though going plant-based is the one thing you can do to cut your carbon footprint significantly)
We’re also not going to dictate exactly which day of the week you should rigidly and ritually be skipping meat.
Instead, we’ll just tease you a bit…maybe invite you out to dinner…see what tickles your taste buds.
We have made a list of the best restaurants in Jo’burg, Durbs and the Mother City that offer either wholly vegan or at least plant-based friendly options.
The thing is…it’s easy to wax lyrical about the benefits of this way of eating and to tout “cheap and easy” vegan recipes. But when it’s a Monday night and you need to feed your family, you’re probably going to opt for a trusted meal instead of attempting cauliflower steaks and tabouleh.
So here goes:
This is a great stop if you are vegan-curious and maybe haven’t convinced your whole family to get on the plant-based train just yet. There are even one or two dishes on the menu that are absolutely not vegan at all.
It’s relaxed, affordable, and the perfect stop for a quick dinner after work. With spots all around Gauteng as well as Cape Town, Lexi’s is the place to start your plant-based journey.
Guess what? Beer is plant-based! Yay! Let’s celebrate with a brewski and a burger at Capital Craft. With three delicious plant-based burger options to choose from, this is definitely the perfect sport to host a herbivore/carnivore get together. Everyone will be happy. Everyone will be fed.
Did we mention they have beer?
Plant-based in Durbs
Open ‘till late, this restaurant is the perfect stop after a busy day. Providing comfort food with vegetarian as well as vegan options, (but a full menu for the meat lovers also), this is another one-stop-feeds-all restaurant, perfect for quelling your plant-based hunger pangs and further stepping up your plant-based game.
Mother City Plant-based Eats
You had us at “Gourmet Vegan Junk Food”
Specialising in fast food, and available on Uber eats as well as Mr Delivery, Lekker Vegan is the perfect option for that rushed mid-week dinner that you didn’t defrost anything for.
With burgers, subs, wraps, salads, bowls, snack bites and delicious desserts…if you don’t tell people its vegan, they probably won’t know!
Lekker Vegan has locations in Gauteng as well as Cape Town.
There you have it. Make any day meat-free with these delicious options.
Whether you get takeaways and enjoy your cruelty-free meal while you do homework or laundry, or whether you make a date of it and have a lazy brunch or a sultry dinner – it’s up to you. But trust us. The plant-based revolution is much tastier and much less scary than you think!