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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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Mon - Fri 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Cape Town, South Africa
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

My friend and I visited Mango Ginger last Saturday with the intent of grabbing a quick cup of coffee as we caught up. After seeing the beautiful array of cakes however, I decided to grab a couple as a takeaway. We perused the menu as we drank our coffee to find that this establishment caters to a wide variety of... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

I eat here often as the food is fresh and delicious. Just thinking about the chicken salad makes me drool. But you can't go wrong with anything on the menu. And leave a space for dessert...they are amazing and such interesting flavour combinations.

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Thank Chiara B
Dusseldorf, Germany
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

a nice organic breakfast place on Main road. great breakfast and coffee and sandwiches. The salads and bakery stuff is awesome too . I can recommend it

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Nuremberg, Germany
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

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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Thank _Andre_Auer_
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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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241 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 via mobile

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 Central, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 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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Thank Tom B
Cape Town, South Africa
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59 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 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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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
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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126 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $15
Cuisine
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Cafe, Healthy, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
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
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
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.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?