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Vegan / Vegetarian Restaurants: (18 Listings)

Buckini Bar

  • Vegan Restaurant
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17 Albert Ave, Broadbeach, Gold Coast, 4218
Mon-Sun 7:30am-3:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan, Juice bar, Western, Raw, Organic, Take-out

Little superfood bar serving organic, raw, and gluten free along with coffee, cold press juices, smoothies, acai bowls, raw cakes. Located inside Lillie Lounge under Aria Apartments with underground parking. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Easy House

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.5 stars 14 reviews
Shop 8/90 Markeri Street, Mermaid Waters (at Sunshine Blvd corner), Gold Coast,
Tue-Sun 10:00am-3:00pm, 5:00pm-9:30pm
Cuisine: Vegan, Chinese, Cantonese, Asian, Take-out

Little, family-run Chinese food restaurant. Offers an extensive menu with different faux meats and has yum cha. Feb 2014 reported to be all vegan suitable. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.


Greenhouse Factory Restaurant and Bar

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.5 stars 11 reviews
1/74 Musgrave St, Coolangatta (at Lord), Gold Coast, 4225
Tue-Fri 11:00am-11:00pm, Sat-Sun 9:00am-11:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan, Raw, Organic, Juice bar, Beer/Wine, Take-out

A 100% vegan and gluten free restaurant/bar with an a-la-carte menu and organic cocktails. Features breakfast options like the raw trifle of fresh fruit or the vanilla cashew cream and raw granola. Try the midnight tapenade lentil braise on organic mashed potato with marinated mushroom and lightly steamed greens for dinner. Daily raw dessert menu is available. Has an industrial decor with recycled timber, vertical gardens and a large wrap around balcony overlooking the beach. Street parking. Closed Mon. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Mandala Organic Arts

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.0 stars 19 reviews
2558, Gold Coast Highway, Mermaid Beach (at near Pacific Fair), Gold Coast,
Tue-Sun 11:00am-3:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan, Pizza, Organic, Raw, Western

A center offering nourishing meals, live music, free wifi, art gallery, community talks, and workshops. Food prepared with fresh produce from its own permaculture garden and local organic farmers. Has vegan pizza, raw chocolate, raw desserts, probiotic drinks, juices, elixirs, organic coffee, and teas. Relaxed ambiance. Open Mon-Sun for dinner. Moderate.

Tian Ran

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.5 stars 22 reviews
Shop 8, 2464 Gold Coast Hwy, Mermaid Beach, Gold Coast,
Mon-Sun 5:30pm-9:30pm
Cuisine: Vegan, Chinese, Asian, Buffet, Take-out, Buddhist

Gold Coast vegan restaurant serving Chinese food in a peaceful atmosphere. They cater vegetarian and vegan asian cuisine. Our cooking is free from meat, dairy, alcohol, garlic, onions and MSG. They also have gluten-free menu. All their vegetable "meats" are protein substitutes made from soy, wheat, yam, seaweed and mushroom. Moderate.

Coffee at the Gardens

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
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258 Ashmore Rd, Benowa, Gold Coast, 4217
Mon-Sun 9:00am-2:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Organic, Take-out

A vegetarian coffee house also has a selection of loose leaf tea, blended cacao and chai, real fruit smoothies and organic milkshakes - vegans please inquire. A selection of gluten free cookies and cakes is available with some vegan choices. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.

Giri Kana Cafe

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
4.5 stars 9 reviews
Shop 1 H2O Broadwater, 82 Marine Parade, Southport (at Nind Street), Gold Coast, 4215
Mon-Fri 6:30am-8:00pm, Sat 6:30am-3:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Organic, Lacto, Western, Australian, Juice bar, Catering, Take-out

Opened in July 2012, this is a vegetarian cafe that offers vegan options in peaceful atmosphere along the Southport Broadwater. Has fresh juices, smoothies, organic, locally roasted coffee, and cakes. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.


  • Vegetarian Restaurant
4.5 stars 14 reviews
20 James St, Burleigh Heads, Gold Coast, 4220
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Indian, Take-out, Salad bar

Hari Krishna cafe midway along the main shopping road in Burleigh Heads (off the highway). Hot food, salads, desserts, drinks. Has outdoor seating. Inexpensive.

Govindas Surfers Paradise

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
4.5 stars 9 reviews
3120A Surfers Paradise Blvd, Surfers Paradise (at besides Islander Resort), Gold Coast,
Mon-Sun 9:00am-9:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Indian, Asian, Buffet, Take-out, Catering

Offers a buffet of Indian dishes like dhal and curry plus rice and salads. For dessert there is vegan cheesecake, mousse cake, sago pudding, halva, raw cake. Reported all vegan since fall-2012, but do double check for honey in salad dressings and if any dairy in mango lassi. Formerly Govindas Veg-o-Rama and in 2014 relocated from Shop 134 Centro Shopping Centre Cavill Ave. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Kuan Yin Tea House - Gold Coast

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
4.5 stars 2 reviews
Shop 2, 152 Scarborough Street, Southport (at High St), Gold Coast, QLD 4215
Mon-Tue 11:30am-5:00pm, Wed-Sat 11:30am-8:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Taiwanese

Vegetarian restaurant serving mostly Taiwanese style vegetarian food with vegan options. Will be adding more menu items. Offers passion fruit black tea. Another location in Fortitude Valley, Brisbane. Most food is vegan friendly, but always confirm with owner. Inexpensive.

The Cardamom Pod

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
4.0 stars 10 reviews
Shop 1/2685 Gold Coast Highway Broadbeach, Gold Coast, 4218
Mon-Sun 12:00pm-9:30pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Western, International

Vegetarian eatery with a garden-inspired decor, featuring a wall garden and colorful furnishing. Organic produce is used as much as possible. Vegan platter, fancy salads, hot dishes, tea bar, mock tails, fruit lassies, house-made desserts. Has gluten free options. Previously at Shop 11/110 Surf Parade. Moderate.

The Magic Apple

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
3.5 stars 14 reviews
Shop 2, Fifth Ave, Burleigh Heads, Gold Coast,
Mon-Wed 7:00am-7:30pm, Thu 8:00am-7:30pm, Fri-Sun 7:00am-7:30pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Western, Australian, Bakery, Juice bar, Take-out

A wholefoods restaurant that offers an extensive menu of salads, hot entrees, wraps, a range of cakes and cookies. Sample items such as scrambled tofu, bruschetta, macadamia nut butter on toast, vegan nachos, dahl, and chickpea curry. Has free wi-fi and occasional live music. Moderate.

Black Coffee Lyrics

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 2 reviews
41/3131 Surfers Paradise Blvd, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, 4217
Cuisine: Lacto, Western, Pizza, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Funky cafe bar. Reported Sept 2013 less vegetarian choices and no vegan ones, but could make a pizza without cheese upon request. Has outdoor seating. Reservations required. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Caribbean Roti Hut

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
3.0 stars 1 review
Shop 1, 2440 Gold Coast Highway, Gold Coast, 4218
Cuisine: Lacto, Caribbean, Fast food, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Caribbean roti is a type of bread/wrap, basically a Caribbean/West Indian tortilla with curry fillings. Quick and easy meal with limited seating and welcoming atmosphere. Under $12 for a meal. Please confirm if the vegan options are good enough to keep this listing on HappyCow. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.

Marie Anita's

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 1 review
1863 Gold Coast Hwy, Burleigh Heads, Gold Coast, 4220
Mon-Thu 7:00am-5:00pm, Fri-Sat 7:00am-9:00pm, Sun 7:00am-5:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Raw, Ovo, Lacto, Organic, Juice bar, Salad bar, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. A 100% gluten free/sugar free cafe with vegan choices and raw dishes. Uses local and organic produce whenever possible. Bakes made-in-house artisan bread that is free from artificial ingredients. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Moderate.

Pickled Cactus Mexican Restaurant

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33 Hollywell Rd, Shop 44, Metro Markets, Biggera Waters (at Burrows Street), Gold Coast, 4216
Tue-Sun 5:00pm-10:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Mexican , Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Baja California/Mexican meals specializing in using black turtle beans, pinto beans, red kidney beans, rice and locally grown fresh vegetables and herbs. Caters extensively to vegans and gluten free. Has outdoor seating. Reservations required. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Raw Energy - Coolangatta

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
2.0 stars 3 reviews
Shop 7, Reflection Tower 2 110 Marine Parade, Coolangatta, Gold Coast, 4225
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Organic, Western, Juice bar, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Vegetarian and vegan friendly restaurant with many locations (see website). Serves food, juices, coffee, and smoothies in a fast and funky environment. Moderate.

Health Food Stores, Vegan Shops, Vegan Bakeries, Vegetarian B&Bs, Veg Catering, Veg*n Organizations: (11 Listings)

CocoLuscious Factory Shop

  • Health Food Store
4.0 stars 2 reviews
7-9 Ern Harley Drive, 2H Burleigh Gardens Commercial Centre, Burleigh Heads, Gold Coast 4220
+61 431 840 973
Mon-Fri 10:00am-5:00pm

A factory direct shop offering vegan coconut milk ice cream in sixteen flavors: chocolate, vanilla, coconut, raspberry, blueberry, mango, chai, vanilla choc chip, peppermint choc chip, coffee, chilli chocolate, choc chip cookie dough, vanilla gold, chocolate gold, vanilla Christmas, and chocolate Christmas. Phone before you visit so that they can have your items ready.

Wray Organic Market and Cafe - Palm Beach

  • Health Food Store
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155 Nineteenth Ave (at Nineteenth Ave Shopping Village, Palm Beach), Gold Coast 4221
Mon-Fri 7:30am-6:00pm, Sat-Sun 7:30am-5:00pm

Part of a chain, this is a market and cafe located in the Palm Beach area. Carries fresh, packaged and refrigerated organic produce, bulk food, and all-day cafe serving hot beverages, fresh juices, salads, wraps, and sweets. Not all vegetarian, but vegetarian, gluten-free and vegan options available.

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