The Mother City is big on healthy living, with locals dedicated to feeding their bodies only the freshest foods and juices. We visited six of the best Juice Bars in the city and came back with our top choices.
ÉSO JUICE COMPANY
This smoothie and juice bar offers fresh concoctions that are out of this world! Their juice is 100% cold-pressed and you can order veggie juice, citrus and green juices as well as fruit and superfood smoothies.
Their offerings average R35.
JUICE PICK: Tropical Mix Fruit Smoothie – Mandarin, Papaya, Mango, Pineapple, banana and orange.
ADDRESS: Cape Quarter and Watershed at V&A Waterfront
This trendy bar serves a vitamin-smacking mix of juices that include all the healthiest natural ingredients from coconut oil to kale. And with names like Pop My Berry there’s never a dull moment. They also serve wraps, salads, breakfast and coffee.
JUICE PICK: Kalefornication – Kale, spinach, celery, cucumber, lemon and fresh ginger.
ADDRESS: The Cape Quarter, 27 Somerset Road, Green Point
ORCHARD ON LONG
With a team that lives on site and starts cold-pressing juice at 1am – you can’t get fresher and more passion-filled juice than this! They also select their produce from local markets and have their own organic market. They claim that their method of extraction allows for five times more the vitamins, minerals and enzymes than most others. But honestly their food is to live for! Try the vegan Crush salad – it’s unbeatable!
JUICE PICK: Dr Ozzy’s Lemonade – Lemon, organic apple cider vinegar and cayenne pepper.
ADDRESS: 211 Long Street
If you’re looking for a detox to kick-start your year, you can order one of One Juice’s detox packs for a 3 to 7-day cleanse. Their products contain no sugar, chemicals, preservatives, animal products, gluten and no dairy or pasteurisation. And you can even go on a juice retreat with them! Their juices each go for R28 and smoothies are about R32-R42. If you just need a pick me up then opt for their super shooters.
JUICE PICK: Flamerizer super shooter – Turmeric, lemon, ginger and cayenne pepper.
ADDRESS: Shop 1, The Regency, Sea Point
JIJI JUICE BAR
This bar prides itself on juices full of energising enzymes and minerals – with no added fillers, purees, ice, sorbet, ice cream, frozen yogurt and no unhealthy sweeteners. Their menu was created with help from a dietician based Canada and so, ingredients are added based on daily recommended allowances. They also offer a juice cleanse for 1-5 days.
JUICE PICK: Pineapple Punch – Pineapple, oranges, lemon, carrot and Himalayan salt.
ADDRESS: 30 Loop Street Cape Town
NÜ offers the freshest tastiest smoothies, green juices, salads and wraps made with the finest local produce, like fruit and veg from the Epping Farmer’s Market and olive oil from Willow Creek in the Nuy Valley. Upscale your order with their super boost farmacy menu, which includes organic chia seeds packed with omega 3, alkalising organic green powder or get your gluten-free protein fix by adding some organic hemp seed protein powder.
JUICE PICK: Miracle Milk – Raw cashews, banana, coconut flakes, Himalayan salt, honey and purified water.
ADDRESS: St John’s Centre, Sea Point; Somerset Road, Green Point; and Waterfall Corner.