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27 Lower Main Road | Observatory, Cape Town Central 7925, South Africa
+27 21 448 2500
07:30 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 07:30 - 17:00
Sat 08:00 - 15:00
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 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 place with good food, great coffee and refreshing drinks. Nice add on touch were the... More 

Thank PaulVanR
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 December 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
Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

My friend took me here my birthday and the options are endless if you like fresh juice, healthy savory food and then a range of desserts (gluten free, sugar free, wheat free or a standard delicious brownie).

Thank Caro16Temlett
Cape Town, South Africa
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 July 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 

Thank CatJ2425
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Level Contributor
22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 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.

Thank Chiara B
Dusseldorf, Germany
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 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

Thank retinafunk
Nuremberg, Germany
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 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!

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
Reviewed 2 May 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 

1 Thank Ingrid P
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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265 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 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.

1 Thank Jasonleg
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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268 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 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 

Thank Tom B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Cafe, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
07:30 - 17:00
07:30 - 17:00
07:30 - 17:00
07:30 - 17:00
07:30 - 17:00
08:00 - 15:00
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
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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?