Top 10 Vegan / Vegetarian Restaurants
Even curious carnivores should agree that the tasty vegan options available at these restaurants would please even the most discerning palate. From breakfast to brunch, dinner to late-night snacking, and every meat-free meal in-between, we're sure that you'll find the very best veggie dining experiences using our Top 10 list as your guide.
1 Pier Point Rd (at /Inside the Shangrila-la Hotel Centre), Cairns, Queensland
Cuisine: Vegan, International, Juice bar, Bakery, Fusion
A vegan restaurant with artisan food. Serves comfort food for the soul. Offers vegan breakfast, lunch and sweet and savory snacks. Organic fair trade coffee, cold pressed juices and fresh fruit smoothies are also available. Is an artsy down to earth space inside the Cairns Pier right next to the Esplanade Lagoon. Accommodating to any dietary requirements. Reported fully vegan July 2017.
Mainstreet Arcade (at btwn Lake St and Grafton St), Cairns, Queensland
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, International, Western, Buffet, Fast food, Juice bar, Take-out, Catering
Little deli food counter with stool seating. On the menu are juices and dishes like nachos and potato spinach bake, tofu, chickpeas, and lentils. Near Cairns central bus precinct.
33 Sheridan St, Cairns, Queensland
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Organic, Raw, Western, Salad bar, Middle Eastern
Lafew is a community-based initiative bringing plant-based nutrient dense food as medicine to Cairns. Mostly vegan with some vegetarian options, this venue is a vintage style tea house and kombucha bar located in the heart of the city. New menu July 2016 includes komucha, salads, soups, teas, nutmylks and blended drinks, acai blends, raw desserts, organic coffee and chai latte. Has gluten-free. Holds workshops. July 2017, now opens Friday evenings with a plant-based 3 course menu.
Shop 34, 58 Lake St (at Orchid Plaza), Cairns, Queensland
Cuisine: Thai, Asian, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Menu has a vegetarian noodle soup and a stir fry vegetarian with noodle or rice. Other dishes you could request with tofu. Located upstairs in the Orchid Plaza shopping mall.
463-465 Mulgrave Rd, Earlville, Cairns, Queensland
Cuisine: Thai, Juice bar, Asian, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Thai restaurant catering to vegans and vegetarians. Can make the curries vegan. Chef Ferdi Salvana will happily make meals to order.
46 Lake St, Cairns, Queensland
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, Chinese, Japanese, Fast food, Take-out, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Rice and noodles fast food restaurant with vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free dishes. Offers lunch specials. Complimentary tea.
77 Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, American, Western, Fast food, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Australian, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Chain burger restaurant but with a few veggie burgers: a falafel patty, a mushroom patty, and a vegetable patty. Vegans to specify/ask for modification.
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