12 places to celebrate World Vegan Day

Published on 28 October 2021

Pink acai bowl with fruit

World Vegan Day will be celebrated across the globe on Monday 1st November. Whether you follow a vegan diet or are tempted to try something new out, our local restaurants and cafes cater for everyone. Italian, Spanish, and Mexican – you name it and there will be a delicious plant based option for you. Eat away!

Red Sparrow Pizza

Red Sparrow Pizza is a locally owned and operated vegan pizzeria based in the heart of Chapel Street. They offer their award-winning pizza that is 100% plant based and cooked in Italian wood fired ovens, creating light bases with a charred crust. From your classic margherita to something more adventurous like the sesame and ginger stir fried plant meat pizza with furikake and chilli mayo, there is something for everyone here.

260 Chapel St, Prahran

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Tonic & Grace

If you’re headed out for a lazy brunch, pop down to Tonic & Grace on Glenferrie Road, Malvern to try their selection of delicious vegan options. Tuck into a vegan burger, a big vegan breakfast, vegan bowls or a vegan okonomiyaki plate.

63 Glenferrie Road, Malvern

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With over twelve locations in Victoria, we are lucky enough to have a Burgertory right here on our lively Chapel Street. Try the most popular vegan burger, the Envy - which is made with plant based Beyond Meat in a spinach and kale bun. With multiple other vegan options available like the Suriel burger, cauliflower bites and even vegan shakes! Being vegan is delicious with Burgertory.

344 Chapel St, Prahran

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Jumi’s Cafe

Sustainability and plant-based food is the driving passion for the small community at Jumi’s Cafe. The family run South Yarra cafe have created a range of wholesome, healthy, and delicious meals that will satisfy all your vegan needs. Their latest addition of chia puddings are a staff favourite, so be sure to get in early before they all disappear! The team are also committed to using plant based and compostable take-away packaging, offering a discount for bringing your keep cup and have a no waste policy with end-of-day discounts for all fresh items.

589 Chapel Street, South Yarra

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Sonny Chiba

For a taste of Japan, Sonny Chiba down on Beatty Avenue in Armadale offer a variety of vegan options on their menu. Try vegan soba noodles or fill your plate with avocado and cucumber sushi, and gyoza. Book in for a table on the weekend and enjoy the best of Stonnington’s outdoor dining program.

14 Beatty Avenue, Armadale

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The Falafel Man

The perfect treat after your shop at Prahran Market, this gourmet falafel cart offers a healthy alternative for lunchtime. Light, fluffy, and tasty, customers are coming back every day to visit Austin. He cooks each order fresh, sometimes with a queue, but they’re definitely worth the wait.

163 Commercial Road, South Yarra

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Yeah Boy

Yeah Boy has a simple philosophy, ‘serve delicious, nourishing, wholesome food’. Open seven days a week, located in the centre of Windsor, this is the perfect place for a work lunch, an intimate dinner for two or a memorable meal with the family. Whether you’re a clean eater or healthy-ish one, they have a meal for everyone. For a sweet vegan dessert, try their signature tostadas or loukoumades drizzled with truffle-chocolate sauce!

2 Duke Street, Windsor

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ChipChip Hoorayy

Based in South Yarra, ChipChip Hoorayy self-describes as ‘Melbourne’s best home baked cookies. If you’re looking for a delicious vegan dessert, try ChipChip Hoorayy’s vegan biscoff pie or their vegan cookies and cream cookies. The perfect melt in your mouth moment, order these vegan delights via Instagram.

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Lona Misa

On the ground floor of the Ovolo South Yarra, sits Lona Misa. From the masterminds of Melbourne chefs, Shannon Martinez and Ian Curley, this vegan and vegetarian Latin restaurant is a delicious night out. With Curley’s experience in European fine dining and Martinez’s expertise in plant-based cooking, the pair have created the perfect menu for all vegetarian and vegan lovers.

234 Toorak Road, South Yarra

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Tyranny of Distance

You may know Tyranny of Distance as the place to go for a cocktail, but did you know that they also have an extensive vegan menu? From arancini balls and eggplant parmigiana to vegan bao siders, the team has you covered this World Vegan Day.

147 Union Street, Windsor

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Jake and the Beans Talk

Start your morning right on World Vegan Day and try out the vegan brekkie options at Jake and the Beans Talk. Dig into the zucchini and halloumi fritters or order the works with a big vegan breakfast. This huge fry up includes fried tofu, avocado, house made baked beans, mushrooms, asparagus, hash brown, tomato and sourdough bread.

510 Waverly Road, Malvern East

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Fourth Chapter

Located right next to Victoria gardens, this bright and airy cafe balances healthy options with a few indulgences. Weather you choose to sit indoors, outdoors or get takeaway for the park, Fourth Chapter has multiple options for your breakfast date or catch up. Start your day with something sweet and check out their popular raspberry vegan pancakes topped with coconut ice-cream.

385 High St, Prahran

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