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48 Vegan / Vegetarian Friendly Restaurants

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363 St Asaph St, Christchurch, New Zealand

03-3772727

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Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Pizza, Indian, International, Western, Take-out

A popular vegetarian restaurant and tea lounge in Christchurch whose menu features a varied range, from veggie burgers and pizza to Indian masala dosa and hearty soups, to coffee and chai. Raw, vegan, and gluten-free options. Reservations preferred. Moved here in 2011 from Cathedral Square.

26 Reviews

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2 Wharenui Rd, Riccarton, Christchurch, New Zealand

03-3482630

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Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Chinese, International, Western, Take-out

Vegetarian cafe in Christchurch, near the University, 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.

34 Reviews

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322 Lincoln Rd, Addington, Christchurch, New Zealand

0212583525

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Cuisine: Vegan, Western, Bakery, European

Vegan cafe and bakery offering plant-based milk for tea and coffee, has cabinet food as well as an all-day menu. Find sausage rolls, sandwiches, cream cakes, and more. Est. 2017. Kitchen closes 2:30pm.

29 Reviews

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95 Westminster St (at Cranford St), Christchurch, New Zealand

03-3555939

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Cuisine: Vegan, Western, Take-out, Asian, Catering

Cafe in the suburb of St Albans on the main road north but also close to the city. Modern clean environment in a new building rebuilt after the earthquake. Pure vegetarian (vegan) with no onion and no garlic. Cabinet food with Western items such as scones, wraps, muffins, salads and cakes, plus a menu with Asian Fusion dishes such as dumplings, pancake rolls and spicy noodle soup.

8 Reviews

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62 Kendal Avenue, Burnside (at Cranbrook Ave), Christchurch, New Zealand

03-3588485

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Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Chinese, Take-out, Asian

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.

4 Reviews

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2 Papanui Rd, Christchurch, New Zealand

02102935641

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Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, International, Organic, Western, Beer/Wine

Contemporary vegetarian food and natural wine bar. Serving snacks and multi-course tasting menu in a casual atmosphere.

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987 Ferry Rd, Christchurch, New Zealand

034328991

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Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Western, Fast food, Juice bar, Take-out, Honey, Australian

Cafe with several branches. Offers superfood smoothies, fresh juices, protein shakes, smoothie and acai bowls, raw salads, hot and cold savory items, raw sweets and organic coffee. Phone orders welcome.

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181 High St, Christchurch, Christchurch, New Zealand

034216265

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Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Raw, Salad bar, Juice bar, Take-out, Catering, Gluten-free, Honey

Cafe with several branches. Offers superfood smoothies, fresh juices, protein shakes, smoothie and acai bowls, raw salads, hot and cold savory items, raw sweets and organic coffee. Uber Eats and phone orders welcome.

1 Review

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363 Colombo St, Sydenham, Christchurch, New Zealand

0276016251

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Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Organic, Western, Fast food, Juice bar, Take-out, Honey, Australian

Cafe with several branches, this one is in Colombo Mall. Offers superfood smoothies, fresh juices, protein shakes, smoothie and acai bowls, raw salads, hot and cold savory items, raw sweets and organic coffee. Phone orders welcome.

1 Review

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114 Cashel St (at Re-Start Mall), Christchurch, New Zealand

0211106730

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Cuisine: Western, Fast food, Juice bar, Take-out

Juice bar in the mall's open-air food court that also serves snacks snacks like veggie wraps, soup, and porridge.

12 Reviews

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73 Manchester St, Christchurch, New Zealand

03-3653333

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Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Western, European

Vegetarian cafe opened Dec 2017. Offers coffee, sandwiches, bowl meals.

10 Reviews

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48 London St, Lyttelton, Christchurch, New Zealand

03-3289459

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Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, Western, Take-out

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.

6 Reviews

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23 Mandeville St, Riccarton (at Blenheim Rd), Christchurch, New Zealand

033433375

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Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Pizza, International, Organic, Raw, Western, Mediterranean, Salad bar, Juice bar, Delivery, Take-out, Bakery, Catering, European, Fusion, Dutch

A Dutch vegetarian restaurant with vegan options and others that could possibly be made vegan. New menu and chef Oct 2017.

10 Reviews

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2 Harakeke St, Riccarton, Christchurch, New Zealand

03-3416276

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Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Chinese, Take-out, Taiwanese

Re-opened Aug 2016 after repairs, this cafe is part of the Fo Guang Shan Buddhist Temple and formerly known as Fo Guang Shan Tea House. Modern setting and looks out into a walled courtyard. Variety of hot dishes include noodles, fried rice, curry, dumplings, fried beancurd drumsticks, plus salads and desserts.

2 Reviews

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297 Lincoln Rd, Addington, Christchurch, New Zealand

03-3394581

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Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Organic, Western, Take-out, European, Non-veg

Serves meat, vegan options available. Laid-back hangout in a converted garage offering house-roasted coffee, light fare, and eclectic gifts. Vegan options such as chocolate cake, waffles, nutmylks, and smoothies. Has vegan items in food cabinet as well.

9 Reviews

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324 Barbaroes St, Christchurch, New Zealand

+64-33666324

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Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, Western, Non-veg

Serves meat, vegan options available. Multiple vegetarian choices, a couple vegan. Uses organic bread and locally sourced produce. Has Wi-Fi.

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165 Madras St, Christchurch Central, Christchurch, New Zealand

+64-33658522

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Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, Non-veg

Serves meat, vegan options available. A brunch style cafe serves cabinet food and a breakfast menu only. As of September 2017, has no dedicated vegan items on the menu, but there are several that can be made vegan: avocado smash, creamy mushrooms, spicy Mexican beans. Has soy & almond milks and gluten free items.

3 Reviews

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1005 Ferry Rd, Ferrymead, Christchurch, New Zealand

033766444

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Cuisine: Lacto, American, Western, Fast food, Take-out, Australian, Non-veg

Serves meat, vegan options available. Burger franchise but has vegetarian menu section that includes one or two vegan burger (with vegan cheese and aoli) and a couple of others which can be veganized. Sides include veggie balls (chickpea and pumpkin) and fries. Specify vegan to be sure.

3 Reviews

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BNZ Center, Hereford St, Christchurch, New Zealand

033656666

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Cuisine: Lacto, American, Western, Fast food, Australian, Non-veg

Serves meat, vegan options available. Burger franchise but has vegetarian menu section that includes one vegan burger (with vegan cheese and aoli) and a couple of others which can be veganized. Sides include veggie balls (chickpea and pumpkin) and fries. Specify vegan to be sure.

7 Reviews

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185 High St, Christchurch Central, Christchurch, New Zealand

+64-3-379-1917

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Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Pizza, Raw, Western, Beer/Wine, Bakery, European, Non-veg

Serves meat, vegan options available. Cafe and restaurant re-established after the quakes of 2011. Vegetarian and vegan breakfast items include dishes such as tofu scramble. Has a vegan food cabinet, always serving a vegan muffin, sometimes raw vegan food, usually vegan meatball and cheese pizza slice. Vegan slider option is quinoa patty with mushrooms. Chips and sides are vegan too and suitable drinks are available.

4 Reviews

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10 Rotherham St, Riccarton, Christchurch, New Zealand

033433322

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Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, Western, Fast food, Non-veg

Serves meat, vegan options available. Franchise cafe with a cabinet of snack food which includes a few vegan choices. Variety changes, might be peanut butter cup or raw chocolate salted caramel slice, raw energy ball or pumpkin and kumara soup with Turkish bread, cashew and kumara pie or pumpkin and kumara patty. Trendy decor, newspapers and magazines for browsing.

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363 Lincoln Rd, Christchurch, New Zealand

+6433795779

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Cuisine: Japanese, Non-veg

Serves meat, vegan options available. Japanese food, whisky and live music. A few vegetarian choices during the week, but meat free Mondays are 95% vegan.

2 Reviews

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28 Riccarton Rd, Riccarton, Christchurch, New Zealand

03-3481436

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Cuisine: International, Beer/Wine, European, Non-veg

Serves fish, vegan options available. Upscale vegetarian and fish (pescatarian) restaurant. Many choices, from a range of cuisines. Well prepared and assembled. Reservations are recommended.

1 Review

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493 Papanui Rd, Papanui, Christchurch, New Zealand

3668688

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Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, Japanese, Fusion, Non-veg

Serves meat, vegan options available. Contemporary Japanese inspired cuisine formerly named Cookai Gold Fusion Cuisine (same owner). Will provide a vegetarian menu for groups if booked in advance. Located in Papanui which is on many bus routes from the city and near Northlands Mall.

2 Reviews

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52 Main Rd, Governors Bay, Lyttelton, Christchurch, New Zealand

3299-433

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Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Western, Non-veg

Serves meat, vegan options available. Historic and beautiful hotel overlooking the Lyttleton harbor. Has an all day separate vegan menu and can do a special evening vegan menu by request. Dine in the historic building or in the garden or on the patio. Fantastic views. Can do functions and also provide accommodations. They are famous for their outstanding and artistic vegan desserts. Very helpful vegan friendly staff.

1 Review

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30 Durey Rd, Christchurch Airport, Christchurch, New Zealand

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Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, Western, Fast food, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, vegan 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.

5 Reviews

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Shop 6, 114 Marshland Rd, Shirley, Christchurch, New Zealand

03-3862880

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Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, Japanese, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, vegan options available. Every 2nd Thursday of the month, from evening 5-8pm this place hosts a vegetarian sushi night where most items are vegan suitable, with huge variety of sushi and other Japanese food like dumplings and miso soup (without fish stock). Modern space, not a central location but close to The Palms Mall and by a bus stop.


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