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11 Best Vegan Restaurants in Brisbane | Man of Many

Hidden underground on Rowes Lane, this moody spot blends perfectly with its classy, mysterious location. The dim lighting and live music are complemented to perfection with top-quality vegan food. With everything from vegetarian classics like spiced cauliflower, their zesty beetroot salad to a BBQ jackfruit vegan burger, You’d be amazed how your boozy brunch may slowly turn into an afternoon of cocktails, and as for the rest of the night? Depends on how many cocktails you order!

1. Miss Demeanour

Bringing good times and quality vegan food to the burbs of Brisbane, Fitz and Potts is 100 per cent vegan, or as they call themselves “vegan as f#*k.” With kitsch and colourful interiors, the bar and restaurant is the perfect spot for a Sunday afternoon bevvie paired with vegan cheese or jaffle platter.

2. Fitz and Potts

Locally sourced ingredients and delicious meals, Grown are all about doing good for your body, the environment and the community. Completely plant-based, the vegan restaurant sources food from framers located no more than 400 kilometres from Brissy. Perfectly located in foodie central, West End, this is must-do on your Friday night food safari through the vibrant streets.

3. Grown

Nestled in Brisbane’s trendy West End, You Came Again is Brisbane’s first vegan tapas bar! Nothing beats tapas and a drink, and this place knows how it’s done. Don’t miss out on their delicious ‘meetballs’ or their stuffed pesto mushrooms. Not only is this tapas spot vegan, but “everything is gluten-free and made with sh*t loads of love..”, a self-proclaimed prophecy.

4. You Came Again

Looking for vegan fine dining in Brisbane? Otto Ristorante is an Italian fine dining restaurant with a whole section of their menu dedicated to vegans. This place also does not disappoint in terms of location. Sitting high on Queen Street in Brisbane’s CBD, catch the spectacular summer Brisbane sunset, with a glass of rose in one hand and a bowl of vegan pasta on the table- nothing better.

5. Otto Ristorante

A vegan restaurant with a purpose, you’ll find Grassfed in emerging Brisbane foodie hot spot, Fish Lane. The vegan burger joint is committed to sourcing sustainable and local ingredients. They don’t substitute anything for quality taste, with tasty vegan alternatives like the Hawaiian burger, complete with a ‘vEEF’ patty, vegan cheese, pepperoni and topped off with pineapple, tomato, lettuce and aioli.

6. Grassfed

Every quintessential vegan dish can be found here, its charming interior creating a warm, cosy and delicious food experience. From the classic cauliflower mac and cheese and an eggplant parmi, as well as delicious variations of traditional desserts like the pecan pie, served with cashew cream. If you’re feeling fancy, treat yourself to the five-course degustation for $45.

7. Greenhouse Canteen

Fancy a good beer in South Bank and a quality feed to match? Tipplers Tap provides the goods. Specialising in all-American street food, they have vegan substitutes for all your favourites, like hotdogs, chilli and any burger you like. Better yet, this place is pretty cheap, so you’ll be leaving feeling very full without an empty wallet!

8. Tipplers Tap

Perfect for every occasion, Yavanna is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, with an extensive food and drinks menu to cater for all your cravings. The vegan restaurant is 100 per cent plant-based and is proud to be a part of Australia’s growing vegan revolution. Our favourites are the truffle mac and cheese and the brekky muffin, complete with bacon and egg that makes it feel like you’re eating the real deal (if this is what you’re up for!)

9. Yavanna

If fine dining is more up your alley, Detour in Woolloongabba is fondly considered one of the best vegan restaurants in Brisbane. Whilst not fully vegan, half of their menu is plant-based. Serving lunch and dinner till late, there are some funky options on the menu like the fossilised veg, making it even more worth the visit!

10. Detour

If you want to have a good time, converted pub corner Netherworld has it all! From arcade games, pinball machines and beers and ciders. More importantly, the menu is vegan-friendly, giving visitors the choice to add meat if they need it. Good vibes all night in this Fortitude Valley corner are guaranteed.

11. Netherworld

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