Eat & Drink

Vegan & vegetarian delights


Posted on 04 Apr 2019

With a culturally ingrained love of fresh produce, it’s no surprise the city is full of top-notch vegan and vegetarian restaurants. Local chefs are flexing their foodie muscle and serving up menus that will delight even the biggest of carnivores.

If you are craving a cheeseburger, obviously sans beef, you can’t go past Two Bit Villians. Bonus: You get to enjoy it in the backdrop of a historic old ballroom with sweeping views of Rundle Mall.

Satisfy a pastry craving at Bakery on O’Connell, but be sure to grab some to take home. Future you will thank you for it! 

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Madame Hanoi

Vegans and vegetarians rejoice, Madame Hanoi has a menu just for you! Let Madame Hanoi take you on a three-course flavour adventure featuring a number of specially designed dishes to tantalise your taste buds. From the aromatic Szechuan tofu lettuce cup to the naturally sweet Che dua sago sorbet this menu is bursting with the French-Vietnamese fusion that Madame Hanoi is known for.

Ginza Miyako Japanese Restaurant

Traditional Japanese with a French influence. Situated in the Stamford Plaza Hotel, Ginza Miyako has a range of vegan entrees and mains and a selection of vegetarian deserts including the decadent 75% cacao fondant chocolate with white sesame sabayon, vanilla ice cream, frozen pear and pear chips.

Shōbōsho

A fire-powered grill house with Japanese-Korean influence. The team at Shōbōsho blend smoke, steam and fire to create vegetarian (and vegan if you phone ahead) dishes like you've never tried before. The seasonal menu changes but dishes may include dumplings, their signature fire pit roasted leek dressed in smoked buttermilk and a vivid green spring onion oil, wood-grilled flat beans with kimchi and scorched nuts or grilled wasabi leaf, asparagus and edamame California roll with ginger soy and garlic oil.

Peter Rabbit

A lush garden setting with resident rabbits. A morning spent at Peter Rabbit is a morning well spent. Laden with greenery, it's the perfect setting to ease into your day with a soul-satisfying feed. Start with Eggs Your Way and build your own adventure with delicious extras like mushroom ragu and avo + dukkah. Venture to the east side of the menu to explore the dishes like Peter's Ramen that put the (l)unch in brunch. Try the Rabbit Bowl for a healthy pick-me-up.

Two Bit Villains

Located in the iconic Adelaide Arcade, Two Bit Villains serves up award-winning burgers and handcrafted sodas. Two Bit Villains revolutionised the vegan and vegetarian dining experience all the way back in 2009! The extensive menu is packed with burgers, nachos and tacos. They work their magic to bring you cheeseburgers with 'beef' (soy) patties, and 'buttermilk fried chicken' (soy, gluten). A visit to Two Bit Villains would not be complete without trying one of the handcrafted botanical sodas while you sit back and enjoy the spectacular view of Rundle Mall.

Bakery on O'Connell

This 24-hour North Adelaide bakery will satisfy your hunger any time of day. The Bakery on O'Connell whip up everything from vegan donuts, cupcakes, vegan and vegetarian pasties to chickpea and lentil pies and so much more.

Kutchi Deli Parwana

Enjoy the rustic flavours of Afghan-style street food in the heart of Adelaide's East End. Kutchi Deli Parwana is a Middle Eastern Afghani restaurant. Lunchtime diners will be treated to the rustic flavours of Afghan-style street food in the heart of Adelaide’s East End. You'll be welcomed with Afghani hospitality and generosity while you sit down to enjoy dishes such as curry served sultana and carrot rice with house-made pickles or dumplings. Be quick as they don't take bookings and sell out frequently.

Nathan Bakes

New kid on the block, Nathan Bakes is the new 100% vegan and gluten-free cupcake cafe in the city.