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Christchurch (16)

Vegetarian Restaurants: (11 Listings)

The Lotus-Heart Restaurant and Tea House
363 St Asaph St ~ PH: +64-3-377-2727, +64-282-551-7274
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Western, International, Take-out--- Additional Info: Popular Christchurch vegetarian restaurant and tea lounge. Menu features veggie burgers, pizza, masala dosa, soup, coffee and chai. Raw, vegan, and gluten free options. Reservations preferred. Moved here in 2011 from Cathedral Square. Tue-Sun 7:30am-3:00pm, Fri-Sat 5:00pm-9:00pm.-- Rating: 4.5 HappyCow(s)

Welcome Chinese Vegetarian Food
2 Wharenui Road, Riccarton (at near the University) ~ PH: 03-3482630
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Chinese, Western, International, Take-out--- Additional Info: Vegetarian cafe in Christchurch serving Chinese and Western food. Features over 100 items on the menu with most being vegan. Food such as fried radish cake, hot plates, claypot dishes, noodle, vegan ice cream, and more. No onion or garlic used. Mon-Sat 11:30am-2:30pm, 5:00pm-9:00pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Dream Garden Vegetarian Cafe
62 Kendal Avenue, Burnside (at Cranbrook Ave) ~ PH: 03-3588485
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Chinese, Asian, Take-out--- Additional Info: Chinese vegetarian restaurant. Main dishes include mock meat varieties (chicken, BBQ duck, fish, steak etc). Mock meat fillets, nuggets, dumplings, kimchi (pickled vegetables), soups, congee (rice soup), and a large selection of teas. Dishes can be made vegan on request. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Mon-Thu 12:00pm-9:00pm, Fri-Sat 12:00pm-11:00pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

GT Organics Cafe
Unit 7, 478 Cranford St ~ PH: 03-3529064
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Salad bar, Juice bar, Organic, Ovo, Lacto, Western, Take-out--- Additional Info: GT organic grocery market opened a cafe onsite in Nov 2014 (formerly Sayings Cafe). Featuring a deli cabinet, salad bar and juice bar, and menus for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Casual contemporary atmosphere. Easy access by bus or park in front. Has outdoor seating. Mon-Fri 8:00am-5:00pm, Sat-Sun 9:00am-4:00pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

The Herb Centre Cafe
223 Kilmore St (at Barbadoes) ~ PH: 03-3653011
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Western--- Additional Info: Vegetarian cafe with a few vegan options like muffin of the day, smoothies, veggie burger. Also has a clinic and health shop on premises. Has outdoor seating. Call for hours - tell us.Call for hours - tell us.-- Rating: 2 HappyCow(s)

The Shroom Room
48 London St, Lyttelton ~ PH: 03-3289459
Moderate-- Ovo, Lacto, Western, Take-out--- Additional Info: Vegetarian cafe with an alternative vibe, opened Jun 2014. Serves coffee, breakfast and lunch. Some of the dishes have vegan options, as marked. Street parking. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Mon-Sun 8:00am-4:00pm.-- Rating: 4.5 HappyCow(s)

Beat Street Cafe
324 Barbaroes St ~ PH: n/a
Moderate-- Ovo, Lacto, Western, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Multiple vegetarian choices, a couple vegan. Uses organic bread and locally sourced produce. Has Wi-Fi. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Call for hours - tell us.Call for hours - tell us.-- Rating: 3.5 HappyCow(s)

Healthy Habits
30 Durey Rd, Christchurch Airport ~ PH: n/a
Moderate-- Lacto, Ovo, Fast food, Western, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. At the 2nd level food court, domestic side. This eatery has veggie wrap and sandwich options, build your own wrap, plus smoothies. Open airport hours. Accepts credit cards. Call for hours - tell us.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Merry Thai
231 Papanui Rd (at Innes) ~ PH: 03-3550355
Moderate-- Ovo, Thai, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Thai food. Menu indicates which dishes are veg and gluten free. Staff able to answer questions about food. Call for hours - tell us.Call for hours - tell us.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

The Bodhi Tree
397 Ilam Rd ~ PH: 03-3776808
Moderate-- Burmese, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Busy restaurant serving Burmese cuisine dinners. Has vegetable dishes on the menu. Reservations suggested. Previously at 808 Colombo Street. Tue-Sun 6:00pm-10:00pm.-- Rating: 3.5 HappyCow(s)

Town Tonic
355 Lincoln Rd ~ PH: 03-3381150
Expensive-- Lacto, Organic, European, Western, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Dinner menu changes frequently, and there is usually vegan choices noted. Will provide for breakfast/lunch if you ask the chef. Examples of veg or can be requested vegan items on the day menu are: quinoa coconut porridge; bircher muesli with almond milk; banana bread ask to pair with coconut sorbet (instead of bacon ice cream); autumn mushrooms; breakfast tacos; kumara gnocchi; cauliflower salad; cornbread smashed avocado; side salad; and occasionally the soup of the day or pasta of the day. Trendy set-up. The business is partnered with a number of local growers. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Mon-Fri 7:30am-10:00pm, Sat 8:30am-10:00pm, Sun 8:30am-3:00pm.-- Rating: Not rated yet


Health Food Stores, Vegan Shops, Vegan Bakeries, Vegetarian B&Bs, Veg Catering, Veg*n Organizations: (5 Listings)

Liberty Market
Moorhouse Ave & Fitzgerald Ave ~ PH: 03-3660887
Certified organic fresh fruits and vegetables, grocery, range of foods and products. Formerly called Seven Fields Organic Grocer. Mon-Sat 9:00am-6:00pm, Sun 10:00am-3:00pm.-- Rating: 4.5 HappyCow(s)

New Zealand Health Food Company
215 Wooldridge Road, Burnside ~ PH: +64-39627883
Health store offering nutritional products ranging from vitamins & minerals to nutritional supplements, herbs, sports nutrition, health & beauty aids. Mon-Fri 9:00am-5:30pm, Sat 10:00am-4:00pm.-- Rating: 1 HappyCow(s)

Piko Wholefoods Co-operative
248 Stanmore Road ~ PH: 03-3895062
Vegetarian wholefood store since 1979. Specializes in organic food and gluten-free food. Many items are sold in bulk. Fresh fruits and vegetables, beans, rice, baby products, cereal, herbs and spices, frozen food, soy products, snacks, grains, beer and wine, personal care, household products, and more. Previously located on Kilmore Street. Mon-Fri 9:00am-6:00pm, Sat 9:00am-4:00pm.-- Rating: 3.5 HappyCow(s)

Eternal Delight
Christchurch area markets ~ PH: n/a
Raw food booth operating at Deans Bush Market and markets in the area - see website. Previously a cafe but shut after Feb 2011 earthquake. Cash only. Call for hours - tell us.-- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

Make it Raw
Christchurch Area ~ PH: 0276463092
A vegan, organic, raw, gluten free, cane sugar free living food producer, available in Christchurch Ohokawarren Farmer's Market on Friday, Christchurch Riccarton Bush Farmers' Market on Saturday, and other retails shops - see website. Cash only. Call for hours - tell us.-- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

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