You’d have to be living under a rock to not know that Veganism is well and truly on the rise. Whether it’s to benefit health, the environment, or our furry little friends, it’s great to see vegan friendly eateries popping up all over the city. We’ve curated a list of 100% vegan eateries for all tastes, including cafes, tapas, burgers and dessert!
257 Annerley Road, Annerley Queensland 4103
Upon entering this cosy, inviting space, you’ll be treated to a super wide range of drinks, including Bear Bones Specialty Coffee along with teas, smoothies, juices, and even a Ginger Iced Coffee special which combines Bundaberg Ginger Beer with Espresso! A range of plant-based milks are available including Soy, Oat, Macadamia, Coconut and Almond, by all the best brands in the business.
Paper Moon and Wild Spice Kitchen have partnered to deliver you specialty coffee, tasty treats and a super cool space to hang out in. The space, which features a free pool table, can also be hired out for private functions.
The food range is short but sweet, and offers scrumptious meals like Scrambled Tofu, build your own Mac n Cheese and a vegan tasting plate for two. Stay tuned for their special deals such as Schnitzel Sunday, made from 100% vegan chickpea schnitzel.
245 Boundary Street, West End, Brisbane
Gluten-free Vegan Tapas. Yes, you read that right, and no, you’re not dreaming. Miso glazed eggplant, pesto stuffed mushrooms and vegan meatballs are just a pinch of the options on this mouth-watering menu. The mastermind behind You Came Again has taken all our fave tiny bites and vegan-fied them in the best way possible.
Get your dose of Vitamin D and chill out in the garden out the back. Picture this with a house made vegan cheese platter and a bottle of vegan wine, and you’re in for a perfect summer afternoon. Be sure to keep an eye on their socials for exclusive events such as vegan wine & tapas degustation.
4/27 Cordelia Street, South Brisbane QLD 4101
Being vegan doesn’t mean you have to eat clean all the time… so satisfy your South Brisbane burger cravings at Grassfed Vegan! Kick back and enjoy a burger and a beer (or soft drink, milkshake or kombucha) and get your fix of guilt-free indulgence.
The menu is kept short, simple and delicious, with 6 burger options and a selection of add-ons and sides. You’re sure to be served quality ingredients, as their philosophy ‘only the best for the plate and the planet’ shines through to their food. Keep it easy and go with their Classic burger, or go all out and tackle the B.F.C with a 150g vEEF plant-based patty, bacon, fries, double cheese and salad with the special Grassfed home recipe sauce. Gluten free options are also available.
186 Brunswick St Fortitude Valley
This one’s for the gamers out there: munch on American/Asian fusion vegan snacks whilst smashing the Donkey Kong high score! Flaunt your gaming skills on endless arcade, pinball and board games as well as all the classics on Nintendo 64, PlayStation and NES.
Chicken waffles. Garlic bread hot dog. Katsu eggplant burger. Sound delicious? Check out their full menu featuring all the American classics we love, but in a healthier and friendlier way! Be sure to save room for dessert and grab a serve of deep fried Oreos with chocolate dipping sauce, or perhaps a banana split with brownie, caramel sauce and ice cream. They’re also super accommodating to other dietary requirements, so if you need a gluten free option be sure to chat to the friendly staff.
473 S Pine Rd, Everton Park QLD 4053
Nestled among the Everton Park shops is Brisbane’s first and only 100% vegan bakery! It’s extremely Instagram-able, and specialises in baked goods ranging from decadent cupcakes, to meat-less sausage rolls as well as custom wedding & engagement cakes. Veganyumm incorporates plant-based ingredients like dairy-free milk, egg substitutes and vegetable protein, as well as gluten-free options, to produce their delicious range of goodies.
Not a sweet tooth? No problems, they also bake savoury bites including toasties and pies – keep an eye on their socials for special deals like Sunday Toastie Sales and $20 box deals, which steals you 2 savoury pies and 2 savoury rolls!
By Megan Henderson