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Mango Ginger

27 Lower Main Road | Observatory, Cape Town Central 7925, South Africa
+27 21 448 2500
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“lunch” (8 reviews)
“wraps” (4 reviews)
“salad” (6 reviews)
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Cafe, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
27 Lower Main Road | Observatory, Cape Town Central 7925, South Africa
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Reviewed April 17, 2018

We stumbled onto Mango Ginger quite by accident but what a happy find. We fell in love with the menu first and then decided we liked the setting. It seems to be quite popular with locals - we arrived just after 11:30 and by 12:00...More

Thank Juanita D
Reviewed February 11, 2018 via mobile

I’ve lived in Obs 15 years and Mango Ginger is my favourite breakfast and lunch spot. The wraps are heavenly and in winter the homemade soups are hearty and wholesome. Their bakery offers delicious cakes, pastries and breads. It’s a great spot for a healthy,...More

Thank Karen G
Reviewed October 24, 2017

Simply delicious. The owner was super friendly and nice too. Will definitely be back. I recommend the wheat free vegetarian quiche with side salad.

Thank LaBellaVida77
Reviewed September 16, 2017 via mobile

Mango Ginger is incredible! We are creatures of habit when we find somewhere good. We've been to Mango Ginger four times in the five days we've been here. It offers great tasting food, and wonderful options for those with food allergies or intolerances. I am...More

Thank Hayley C
Reviewed August 31, 2017

Outside area is great in summer. Lovely manager/owner. Good healthy variety of delicious food. Also do excellent takeaways

Thank edwinColombo
Reviewed August 20, 2017

We stopped in for lunch and are so glad we found this healthy spot. They make their food from scratch to control ingredients and there are lots of veggie, vegan, gluten free and sugar free options. Portions are larger than usual for Cape Town: I...More

Thank Poleinahole
Reviewed June 19, 2017 via mobile

Convenient coffee shop with exciting menu for the health conscious with a twist of home cooking. Friendly service /great seating /wifi great for business meetings

Reviewed May 25, 2017

Mango Ginger is a fantastic spot for all kinds of special diets, especially vegetarian, vegan, and gluten- or wheat-free. I have been here for breakfast, lunch and just coffee.Wonderful fresh juices. Buy a bag of their small chocolate oat biscuits to take home! The only...More

Thank ohboymom
Reviewed March 11, 2017

This morning required a venue with foreign friends that were gluten intolerant. We chose Mango Ginger based on other trip advisor recommendations. Met by an attentive Manageress who served us our meals and was astounded by the amazing service and product knowledge. Generally a lovely...More

Thank PaulVanR
Reviewed December 5, 2016 via mobile

I like to have different things for lunch every day. At MG the specials change every day. Not only that everything is delicious, but there is always a soup on the specials.. From sweetcorn to curry soup.. Miam..

Thank Marcell S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 Lower Main Road | Observatory, Cape Town Central 7925, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 448 2500
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Mango Ginger's focus is on creating healthy, nutritious and fabulously flavoured foods. We use only organic flour, pure fats and organic fresh produce where possible to create decadent, delicious treats. We are open from 07:30 to 17:00 on weekdays, and 08:00 to 15:00 on Saturdays.
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