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Mango Ginger

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Coffee Shop, Dessert, Bakeries, Healthy
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27 Lower Main Road | Observatory, Cape Town Central 7925, South Africa
+27 21 448 2500
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7:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Coffee & Tea, Breakfast, Lunch, Outdoor Seating
Description: Mango Ginger's focus is on creating healthy, nutritious and fabulously...
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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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Tasty and healthy food!

The Mango Ginger is located on the Lower Main Road in Observatory. I’ve been there a few times for breakfast and lunch. The food is delicious, tasty, healthy and will make you smile! Especially if you have hangover the food will bring your energy back. The service was good and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2015
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Nuremberg, Germany
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Nuremberg, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

The Mango Ginger is located on the Lower Main Road in Observatory. I’ve been there a few times for breakfast and lunch. The food is delicious, tasty, healthy and will make you smile! Especially if you have hangover the food will bring your energy back. The service was good and friendly. Overall a good choice!

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Generally when I go to Obs I stick to Lower Main Road close to Station Road. However, the name Mango Ginger peeked my interest and when I was meeting up with a friend we headed to this Observatory eatery on Lower Main Road just off Main Road. Quaint may be a word that comes to mind when setting eyes on... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Just had the most delicious goats cheese and caramelised onions quiche at Mango Ginger. I chose potato wedges to accompany mine and my partner chose salad. Either way both options are delicious. The quiche was the winner each mouthful was a treat. I also had a mango and banana smoothie. Can't wait to come back.

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Cape Town
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

I enjoyed the visit here. I normally have a mid morning coffee and muffin but there was only a choice of one on the menu so I had a hummus and aubergine sandwich. There was plenty of choice of sandwiches and wraps and it looked attractive. If you go there early morning the verandah area is a real sun trap... More 

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We were looking to have lunch in Obs, and this place seemed a cut above the others in the area. A good range of specials--I had the quiche, which was good, and the pastry especially was better than average. The outdoor patio was cool and quiet despite being close to the road, and the service was very good. Definitely somewhere... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

I've been here a few times, and I am always impressed by their fresh, healthy, and delicious meals. They also have many vegetarian options. Try the veggie burger!

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We dropped by to try their bakery goods as this seems to be what they specialize in. Their attention and effort is clearly apparent when you look at their displayed goods. One can taste it too as, despite being very simple foods, they pack a unique flavour that can only be from a love for bakery. It is a tiny... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

I had a salad at Mango Ginger and it looked amazing. It was very healthy and a good afternoon meal. The people were very nice and I loved the environment of the restaurant. I think I will go check it out one more time before I leave. Would recommend!!

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Alexandria, VA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Mango Ginger is a staple for many Capetonians, especially those who like healthy food or who have a gluten free diet. Make no mistake, the rest of us can find plenty to like from the freshly squeezed juices (try the melon and mint) to the delicious specials on the blackboard every day. I had a gluten free chicken pie and... More 

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

iced coffee is wonderful - owner (or lady always in charge) is also lovely and makes your time their v welcoming. food is good and nice outdoor seating area.

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Additional Information about Mango Ginger

Address: 27 Lower Main Road | Observatory, Cape Town Central 7925, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 21 448 2500
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
Open Hours:
Monday 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 15
Cuisine: Coffee Shop, Dessert, Bakeries, Healthy

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Restaurant Details

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 15
  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop, Dessert, Bakeries, Healthy

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

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.
Open Hours
Monday
7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?