Leafy Green Café is situated in the midst of an organic, precultural farm in the heart of the Cradle of mankind, on the same property as Casalinga Restaurant, in Muldersdrift. At the end of a long pathway encompassed by arched trees and amazing aromas from the coffee roastery, lies this wonderful café -nestled between a veggie patch, herb garden and fruit orchard. The atmosphere is incredibly relaxed offering a tranquil place where you can really just breathe in the fresh, clean air, savour the delicious and wonderfully nutritious offerings on their menu and truly unwind after a hectic week. The best part is this tiny piece of paradise is only 20 minutes from Fourways, not far to travel If you appreciate some quality time.
Antonia de Luca is the head of this farm-to-table, gluten free, raw produce café. Using only but the best seasonal fresh ingredients to create this very impressive delicious healthy menu, breakfast can include anything from Superfood Chia Bowl, consisting of chia seeds, macadamia butter, almond milk coconut, goji berries, fresh seasonal fruit, dates and raw honey to Gluten Free Pancakes served with maple syrup, fresh fruit, cinnamon and vanilla sugar and vegan ice cream, to a bun less beetroot burgers or the organic kale salad for lunch, you won’t be disappointed. And not to mention the perfect way to end it all, with a mouth-watering experience of Almond Rocher, raw chocolate and roasted almonds, coconut sugar and coconut milk, what more can I say ... pure heaven. Kiddies are not excluded they can enjoy a plate of sweet potato fries or the gluten free pizza and gluten free pasta offering. The Harvest Table is something to experience, offered only on a Saturday and Sunday with large bowls of about 30 freshly, cleverly prepared dishes.
If wine is not your preferred drink on your healthy binge, then one must try their cold pressed juices, the Renew; comprises of kale spinach, apple lemon and ginger or the Burn; tomato beetroot, carrot, pepper and lemon is deliciously refreshing. Their nut milks are to die for.
Attentive, well informed and friendly staff.
Picture perfect, table and chairs set under the trees. Leafy Green Café is happy to open the Leafy Green shop by appointment on Mondays and Tuesdays. Dogs are allowed as long as they are on a leash.
Nutritious meals in a farm setting.