Whether you’re a vegan, vegetarian or a meat-lover, the new vegan menu at Balducci will have you licking your lips and treating your tastebuds with these best plant-based and dairy-free dishes.

Snuggled in a corner overlooking the Cape Town Harbour at the V&A Waterfront, Balducci is the perfect spot to grab breakfast, lunch or supper. Their location is hidden from the wind while still offering a picturesque view.

If this wasn’t enough, their new vegan menu boasts a variety of unique dishes that you won’t find anywhere else and are just as delicious as their more meaty counterparts.

The new Balducci Vegan Menu.

From a fulfilling fresh salad in a jar, a Roasted Tofu and vegan Satay Sauce Pizza to a vegan Butter Chicken-Style Sauce Curry Pasta.

If you have space for dessert you’re in for a good time as two new vegan options have made their way onto the conscious collection of eats.

Salad in a jar.

Indulge in either a vegan Peanut Butter Blondie or a Pistachio Raspberry Ice Cream Cake, both served with deliciously delightful vegan vanilla ice cream.

If you’re looking to stock up on your vitamin dose for the day they also have three fruit-packed freshly squeezed juices to indulge in.

You can enjoy either the Sherbet Lemon Aide which is a perfect mix of pineapple, apple, mint, lemon and a hint of ginger or try the Carrot Ginger Zinger with a good dose of carrot, apple, ginger and lemon juice.

Lastly, the Beet Fresh is a great option for beetroot-lovers, packed with beetroot, apple, mint, lemon and cucumber.

The new desserts.

Other must-tries on the new menu include Red Thai Curry, perfect for those who like a little spice in their dish and the Roasted Chili Paste and Cashew Nut Yellow Noodles.

Whether you’re into sustainable diets or not, Balducci’s new menu will satisfy you beyond the need for meat so give it a try the next time you’re at the V&A.

Pictures: Supplied/Aimee Pace

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