Best Vegetarian and Vegan Restaurants in Brisbane
Veganism and vegetarianism aren’t just trendy fad diets that come and go over the years. They’re a healthy way of life offering many benefits. So if you’re looking for an alternative way to fix your eating and health habits, take a look at the best vegan and vegetarian restaurants on offer across Brisbane.
In an area that is known for its shopping, restaurants and cafés, the best place to start your vegan adventure is none other than The Forest. The café sets the standard when it comes to vegan dining, featuring a wide variety of cuisines from across the globe that’ll leave you coming back for more. With pretty much everything from salads and sandwiches to curries and gourmet cakes, you’ll always leave feeling satisfied.
Across the road from Hamilton Park you can find Orawgi, a restaurant catering to those in need of gluten-free vegan and vegetarian food. The bohemian-like interior is filled with dishes ranging from fresh juices, sugar free organic pastries, unbelievable salads and more. They also offer workshops, giving back to the community by teaching you how to make more delicious recipes.
At the Forest Hill Post Office Café, Chef Keith Drouin and crew aim to please with a range of vegan and gluten-free options. Order from their specially designed vegan menu and your tastebuds will fall head over heels for their Chili Roasted Mushrooms and Cherry Tomato Fettuccini. Top that off with special tea blends from around the world.
Sassafras brings both vegan food and culture to the suburb of Paddington. Known for its delicious cuisine and quirky atmosphere, the restaurant is open seven days a week serving breakfast, lunch and gourmet cakes. The old fashioned design mixed with unique vegetarian options turns what was once just a small weatherboard cottage into a vegan extravaganza.
Heading back to Boundary Street, you will find the Lock ‘n’ Load Bistro. Escape the commotion of the city and kick back with live music and vegetarian delicacies in their courtyard. With dishes ranging from corn fritters to Moroccan style chickpea balls, you can find whatever you like when it comes to an alternative dining experience.
Kitchen Sanitarium prides itself on being one of the only places in Brisbane where the menu is entirely plant based. That means you can find anything from fruits, veggies, wholemeal breads and cereals, legumes and more. As long as comes from the natural earth, you’ll be eating it! Visit the Eagle Street restaurant and reap the benefits today.
Govinda’s has been a staple in Brisbane dining for 20 years. The menu is purely vegan with a North Indian influence and features an all-you-can-eat feast, sure to satisfy your organic cravings. Finish your meal with gluten-free cheesecake and you’ll find out why this place has remained so popular for two decades.
The quiet suburb of Kenmore is no stranger to the vegetarian lifestyle, and at the 7 Hills Vegetarian Indian restaurant you can find some of the purest organic food within the area. Enjoy traditional Indian classics like deep fried Sev Puri or Palek Paneer curry for a little bit of spice in your new vegetarian life.
When looking for a spot designed to provide a unique vegetarian breakfast after your morning jog around Musgrave Park, you needn’t search further than the Merriweather Café. The famous potato and caramelized onion hash gives any vegetarian breakfast a run for its money. We’re talking about pure deliciousness here!
Finally, we have Café O-mai located in Annerley. The restaurant specializes in traditional Vietnamese cuisine and offers a grand choice of vegan soups, cereals and teas. If you ever need a pick-me-up on a cold winter morning try the traditional pho soup which is filled with veggies and tofu to keep you energised throughout the day.
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