The Greenside Cafe is truly a heaven for the vegetarians and entices your palate with scrumptious vegetarian and vegan delicacies. The restaurant has gained many awards and accolades for being one of the best vegetarian restaurants in town and proudly boasts of the Readers' Choice Best Vegetarian Menu and Best Vegetarian Restaurant in Johannesburg awards. Though the menu changes regularly, as all the dishes served are carefully prepared with freshest and finest quality ingredients, the Phyllo Delights and Sammy's Mince and Vegetable Pie remain popular favorites on their menu. Though the service gets slow sometimes, your wait is worth the delicious meal at The Greenside Cafe.
Experience the goodness of farm-to-table dining at the Leafy Greens Cafe. This local gem is a true delight for the city's vegans and vegetarians, with plenty to delight the carnivores amongst us as well. The Leafy Greens Cafe serves up a seasonal menu that draws its ingredients from itts own vegetable garden and local farms. The food is always fresh and flavorful, packed with the goodness of natural ingredients. Apart from scrumptious veggie burgers, baked pizzas and crisp salads, the menu also offers a selection of desserts, ice creams, smoothies and fruit juices to delight your sweet tooth. While the a la carte menu is intriguing enough, the weekend buffet spread is a treat that you simply must indulge in. Heaped with curries, rice, mezze, falafals, lasagna and other scrumptious eats, the buffet is a veritable feast that is sure to appeal even to the most avid meat lovers. Stop by the Leafy Greens deli before heading out and stock up up delicious healthy, natural and fresh goodies like cakes, breads and dips.
Walk into Shayona if you are craving some scintillating Indian flavors. Touted to be one of the best restaurants in Johannesburg, this restaurant is popular for serving vegetarian delicacies from all over India. Here, you can try from the signature Indian curries, tikka to dosa, samosa and more along with the refreshing Masala Chaas (buttermilk). In case you are feeling a little more indulgent, Shayona offers a wide range of Indian desserts like Boondi Laddoo, Gulab Jamun, Kaju Katli and others. Its simple and elegant decor is complemented with their warm hospitality which will make you want to come back for more.
Fully organic and gluten-free, the food at Fresh Earth packs a flavorful punch. This restaurant come food store is a great place to come to for a healthy meal. If you want to experience the wonder of their variety, try out the buffet. Make sure to leave some room for a dessert of delicious cake. The store stocks food, household products and health products. Fresh Earth also caters so you can get food from here for your next party.
Located at the Melrose Arch, this lively restaurant impresses with its authentic Italian cooking and fun atmosphere. The food menu is diverse, offering an extensive choice of pizzas, pastas and more. Besides traditional favorites like the Margherita, the pizza selection includes such delights as Frango Tandoori, Italian Stallion and Porky the Pig. Pasta specialties include Linguine Vongole, Oxtail Ragu and Butternut Panzerotti. The wine list is diverse and offers interesting pairing choices. Besides this, you'll also find a small choice of craft brews. Restaurant interiors are cozy affair, with a contemporary decor scheme and warm lighting. The breezy outdoor patio is a favorite with the patrons. Check website for more.