The Green Side Café – South Africa, Randburg, Greenside – vegan

The drooling insert is that of handcrafted phyllo shell, filled with speciality stuffing made according to seasonal ingredients and off course made with love, accompanied with organically grown edamame. You will need to make a few reservations ahead in allowance to enjoy your way through their award winning delicious dishes from their superbly selected menu — at The Greenside Café.  Do check out their Facebook page here: The Green Side Café  , give them a like and hit share! If you’ve not had the pleasure of being spoilt there yet, make a point of it, you will not be disappointed! For those who have, have by default become and remained regular patrons who already know that Green Side Café is the selected peoples choice for superb quality food, excellent personal service, in quaint surrounding nestled in the heart of Greenside, the Greenside Café is a vegan haven. The food is prepared with integrity, love and mindfulness for human beings, other beings, and the planet.

Greenside Café is encouraging people to “Go Green, Be Veg and Save the Planet.” The impact that a vegetarian, and even better, a vegan diet has on our planet is profound. It reduces the carbon footprint because the meat and dairy industry require deforestation, huge amounts of water, most of the world’s crops (for animal feed), antibiotics and hormones to produce meat and dairy. Animal agriculture uses up to 70% of the available clean water on earth.

Saving the planet one meal at a time


Greenside Café owner, Dimitri Gutjahr, prides himself in his food combinations and claims that his customers love the way they feel, and the abundant energy they receive after eating at the Greenside café.

“My biggest compliment” he says, “is the number of non-vegetarians who come to the restaurant because they love the taste and freshness of the food. They feel it’s delicious and know it’s healthy”.

IF WE ARE SERIOUS ABOUT SAVING OUR PLANET, we have to change. The Greenside cafe mission is to show people that the vegan diet is delicious, exciting and filled with endless variety. We are what we eat and the Greenside Café is all about health and happiness.


Full address: 34 Gleneagles Road, Greenside, 2193 Randburg, Gauteng, South Africa.

Contact direct: 0766898983


Open: Tues to Thurs: 09h30 – 17h00, Fri to Sat: 09h30 – 21h30, Sun: 09h30 – 17h00


Gracias Madre – vegan restaurant, San Francisco, California, USA

Gracias Madre   –  is truly an expression of who they are – it represents their deep love of and reverence for food, their commitment to health and sustainability,  unconditional love for multicultural family and community,  devotion to the Earth and the divine feminine, their commitment to raising consciousness on the planet. Their intention is that the emphasis they place on the sourcing of their food will bring consciousness in the community to the importance of sustainability and of buying and selling locally grown organic food. 
They are an establishment proudly serving delicious organic Mexican style cuisine. And are open for Lunch, Dinner, Coffee and Drinks.
Open Mon – Sun from 11am to 23h00
Their full address is : 2211 Mission St, San Francisco, California 94103
Accepting: Visa, Mastercard and Discover
Call them: (415) 683-1346
Check out their web:

Conscious 108 – vegan restaurant, South Africa, Johannesburg, Gauteng

Conscious108   –  Damn good food that happens to be vegan. Great vibe, happy place. They do the best desserts. Lunches. Dinners. Juices. Smoothies. All 100% plant based.  American (Traditional), Brunch, Burgers, Delis, Diners, Fast Food, Hot Dogs, Indian/Pakistani, Mexican, Sandwiches, Soul Food, Vegan.
Their full address is : 108 Greenway Greenside, 2193 Johannesburg, Gauteng.
Open Mon & Wed to Sat: 11am to 21h30, and Sun 11am to 15h00.
Parking lot as well as street parking.
General Manager is Misha  Dhupelia.
Attire is casual.
Payment methods : Visa, Mastercard and Cash
Takes Reservations, Walk-Ins Welcome, Good For Groups, Good For Kids, Take Out, Delivery, Catering, Waiter Service and Outdoor Seating
Lunch, Dinner, Coffee and Drinks
Contact them on : 0116467250
Email them here:

Ho Dai kasvis lounas kahvila – Finland.

All vegan in  Ho Dai kasvis lounas kahvila   – Helsinki, Finland –  their motto is Go Green Save the planet. Please do give their page a like, support and share them around the world!
The attached photo is of one of their delicious freshly prepared buffets –  offering a wide selection and a well balanced variety of healthy foods that you can build an amazing meal on. Stunning salads, veg, dips etc . There’s so much more on the menu including main course specialities, curries, desserts and coffee – you shall never leave hungry at this all you can eat salad bar!
Offering lunch, dinner, fast food – vegan.
Their full address is; Kolmas Linja 17L1, Helsinki, 00530
Contact them on; +358-442999968
Open ; Mon-Fri 11:00am-6:00pm

Cuisine: Vegan, Asian, Vietnamese, Buffet

They are part of the international Loving Hut chain. Small and casual. In 2014 re-opened at this location after move from Albertinkatu 12.

They do take reservations however walk ins are most welcome – children are warmly welcomed, there is take out and wonderful waiter service.

They accept visa, master and cash.

Their email is;

Thank you so much for sharing your favourite vegan eateries with us – do keep them coming!

~ Active Vegan ~


We’ve just discovered Mono Cafe Bar in Glasgow, Scotland, whose menu is 100% free from animal produce. With such a large menu of options, you will have to return to Mono again and again before you’ve tried everything, and it will be worth it! Recommended: the smoked tofu and vegetable thai curry, followed by banana fritters with ice cream and maple syrup. (Main Courses – £6-8)

Mono is an exciting bar, restaurant and music venue proudly serving drinks and home cooked dishes, all free of meat, fish and dairy products. Mono is renowned for it’s relaxing atmosphere and much loved inbuilt record store, Monorail Music.

They take reservations, walk-ins are welcome, good for groups, good for kids, take out, waiter service and offer outdoor seating.

Lunch, dinner, coffee and drinks.

Their address is: 10-12 King’s Court, King Street, G1 5RB Glasgow, United Kingdom

Open: Mon – Tue: 11:00 am – 11:00 pm

Wed – Thu: 11:00 am – 12:00 am

Fri – Sat: 11:00 am – 1:00 am

Sun – 12:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Contact them on: 01415532400

General Manager is Colin Kearney

Check out their website at :

For event enquiries please contact

Thanks again for sharing your favourite vegan eateries and venues with us, we continue to pay them forward and share the exciting news with the rest of the world!

~ Active Vegan ~

The Philosophy Club.

Today we’re at The Philosophy Club , at 8 Sarthik Complex, Near Gulmohar Mall, off Satellite Road, Ahmedabad, India 380015. The stunning speciality dish that you see in the attached photo is that of gluten free tabouleh. Their specialities change daily. This is a 100% artisan vegan restaurant serving World cuisine. A welcoming relaxing atmosphere gives a sense of community. All food is cooked fresh-to-order with chef/owner Gemma’s world cuisine recipes. It is wheelchair accessible. They are open Tues-Sun:  11:00 am – 11:00 pm. Please do give their page a like, support, and share them with the world. Pop on over for good conversation, meet new people, share new ideas, and enjoy artisan vegan food from all over the world. Their delicious food is cooked fresh to order with Gemma’s world cuisine recipes, so you will have time to relax, discuss dissent and start a revolution, all at The Philosophy Club. They serve breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner and coffee. Parking is available. Attire is casual. Please draw cash. They do take reservations, are good for groups, as well as for kids, and they offer waiter service. 

Contact them on: 00918758421125

The G.M is: Gemma Ferre Martinez

Website to view:

Thank you for sharing your favourite vegan venues and restaurants with us, so that we too can pay them forward!

~ Active Vegan ~

Be Lohas Healthy Cuisine.

We are quite excited to find these vegan outlets throughout Malaysia! They are part of the BMS chain. Organic vegan food eateries that also sells organic dried food and eco-friendly goods & toiletries. It gets a little tricky when trying to find a vegan restaurant in these neck of the woods, as many referrals term them as ‘vegetarian’ however we have it on good authority that these particular outlets are vegan.  Check out their Facebook page at Be Lohas Healthy Cuisine , check out their rather interesting menu, and do give them the thumbs up! Support vegan restaurants around the world, and if you’re in the area, do swing past! 
Their Story….
BMS Organics started promoting healthy organic vegan food products in 1997 via retail. The first Be Lohas Healthy Cuisine organic cafe, located at Bandar Puteri Puchong, was founded in 2007 when they decided that they should establish a cafe where customers can easily find genuine healthy vegan food. LOHAS stands for “Lifestyle of Health and Sustainability” which means living a lifestyle that is healthy and environmentally friendly. The cafe’s name has been cleverly translated to “Le Huo” which means living happily. It has never been easy to be in the organic vegan food and beverage business. Spreading the message of healthy living had and still does require determination and persistence. They uphold their initial commitment to promote genuine healthy vegan cuisine, and promise their customers only the best, delicious healthy organic vegan dishes.
They take reservations,however walk-ins are welcome, good for groups and kids, they do accommodate take out, catering and there is waiter service. They serve breakfast, lunch, dinner, coffee and drinks.
18-G&M, Jalan Pandan Indah 1/23A, Pandan Indah, Kuala Lumpur, 55100
Mon-Sat 10:00am-8:30pm

Cuisine: Vegan, Chinese, Western, Organic

They have outlets at: Damansara Uptown, Subang USJ10, Klang Bukit Tinggi, Kepong, Balakong(Cheras Selatan), Kota Kemuning, SetiaWalk, 1 Utama, Ativo, One City, Sunway Mentari, Seremban 2, KLIA2

Methods of payment: Visa, Mastercard and Cash

Their contact numbers are: 03-77225686(Damansara Uptown), 03-33243960 (Bukit Tinggi Klang), 03-56314482 (Subang Taipan), 03-62508164 (Kepong), 03-90817603 (Balakong), 03-51315182 (Kota Kemuning), 03-58796420 (SetiaWalk), 03-77250828 (1 Utama)

You can email them at:

And their website is :

Please do continue to share with us your favourite vegan restaurants that you love to frequent, we would love to pay them forward with the rest of the world!

~ Active Vegan ~