3 Places to shoot a Ginger Shot in Cape Town

Before we hit the festive season hard, it’s time to get our detox on with some mega nutrient packed ginger shots.

Intense, spicy and over in a minute, it’s 30ml of vitality in a glass. Knock back one of these anti-inflammatory miracles to help fight infections, boost energy and ease digestion. One swig clears the sinuses, un-muddles the mind, refocuses the eyes and cranks the heart. It’s a potion that could wake a sleeping lion!

If you trying to stay one step ahead of getting sick or just need that extra boost, we suggest you visit one of these trendy Cape Town restaurants to get an extra weapon in your daily arsenal.


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Plant is a 100% vegan cafe located in Buiten street, Cape Town. The restaurant strives to bring you deliciously nutritious food without any harmful ingredients or preservatives. All food is made from scratch, even the mayo and cheeses.  The bar menu offers freshly squeezed juices, smoothies, and other specialities like the detoxifying ginger shot.

Expect to pay: R12 per shot.


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Situated at the corner of Long and Buiten Streets in the heart of Cape Town, Lola’s has been a long standing institution in the Mother City. Lola’s spoils their trendy clientèle with some of the best flavour-packed food around at reasonable prices. The menu changes on a regular bases but some recurring items include creamy risottos, gourmet sandwiches, salads, and of cause, their famous ginger shot.

Expect to pay: R14 per shot

El Camino

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Named after the Camino de Santiago, a walk in northwestern Spain, where participants embark on soul-searching journeys, El Camino sits on the edge of the Bo-Kaap. This charming spot delivers big flavours at pocket-friendly prices. Expect delicious tacos, green Thai curry, deep-fried wontons, yummy butternut soup and potent ginger shots.

Expect to pay: R12 per shot.