The Brisbane Vegan Hotspots You Need To Know About

By Phoebe Lee
9th May 2016

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Are you vegan? Do you live in Brisbane and love to eat delicious food? Then this is the list for you. We’ve scoured the mean streets of Brisbane to dig up some of the best restaurants and cafes around town, serving up top-notch vegan food. These are the best Brisbane vegan hotspots you absolutely need to know about.

Nutri Hitt


You can get your hands on a whole range of delicious raw, vegan cakes sure to scratch those sweet-treat itches, from the team at Nutri Hitt. Cafe’s all over Brisbane and beyond stock their delicious goodies, so check their website for a stockist near you.

Picnic Cafe

Camp Hill

A great vegan breakfast can be hard to come by, but the team at Picnic Cafe have it nailed! Try their Coconut Fritters, Acai Bowls and delightful Buckwheat Pancakes served with grilled banana, chocolate coconut milk ice cream, buckinis and maple syrup.

Charlie’s Raw Squeeze


Sink your teeth into a whole range of delicious vegan-friendly treats at Charlie’s Raw Squeeze, including raw goodies, vegan cupcakes, fresh juices, savoury bites, organic coffee and much, much more.

Beans & Greens Organic Cafe


Based in Ipswich, you’ll find Beans & Greens Organic Cafe serving up the most amazing and delicious Buddha bowls, takeaway salads and other tasty bites like smashed avo on sourdough with miso-tahini, dill, shallot and black sesame gomasio. They also offer up really great vegan sweets, like their Red Velvet Explosion.

Smashing Berries Superfood Bar

West End

Get yourself down to West End and locate Smashing Berries for your superfood fix. You’ll find them serving up gorgeous acai bowls, smoothies, raw treats and organic coffee, perfect for Brisbane vegans!

Putia Pure Food  


On the menu at Putia Pure Food, you’ll find a delicious gluten free coconut and mango bread, served with passionfruit jam, pineapple salsa and coconut lime, perfect for breakfast. At lunch, they create fantastic Buddha Bowls, containing a selection of grains or noodles with seeds, nuts and in-season fresh veggies. Yum!


Various Locations

Vegans rejoice! CocoWhip has brought vegan-friendly coconut soft serve to Brisbane and it’s a real game changer. It comes in Original, Super Berry, Cacao, Matcha and African Mango Flavours and can be topped with yummy fruits, nuts or raw vegan treats. Check the CocoWhip website to find a location near you.

Pineapple Express

New Farm & Hamilton

Take a trip to Pineapple Express at one of their two locations, New Farm and Hamilton, to get your paws on their Vegan Burrito Bowl, fantastic smoothies and fresh juices and, of course, their range of delightful acai bowls. They’re also a CocoWhip stockist. Yay!

Lost Boys

Fortitude Valley

The team at Lost Boys are making vegan dreams come true by boasting a menu FULL of vegan-friendly options. Try their Vegan Waffles with grilled pear and crystallised ginger, coconut ice cream and pistachio praline.

Pawpaw Cafe

One of Brisbane’s favourite cafe’s, Pawpaw, offers vegan options for breaky, lunch and dinner. Try their Coconut and Passionfruit Pudding or Vegan Breaky Burrito early in the day or opt for their Vegan Spring Rolls or Roti Canai at night.

The Green Edge Cafe


Based in Windsor, The Green Edge has an entire menu choc-a-block with vegan-friendly options. It’s a rare opportunity to pick up a menu and know you can eat just about anything on it. Try their fantastic burgers for lunch then wander the store and stock up on take-home goodies for later.

Tibetan Kitchen

Toowoong & Spring Hill

With two super-cool low-key spots, in Toowong and Spring Hill, the menu at Tibetan Kitchen is littered with vegan bites. Treat your tastebuds to a their delightful curries, sensational soups and other wonderful veggie concoctions.

Kitchen Sanitarium


Stop in for lunch at Brisbane City cafe Kitchen Sanitarium and you’ll find the menu boasting great vegan options. Try the Asian Mushroom Noodle Stirfry, Kitchen Kale Veggie Burger, Daily Chef’s Curry or Lentil & Five Bean Chilli Nachos. 

Looking for more of the best vegan cafes in Brisbane? Check out our article Brisbane's Best Vegan Desserts!

Image credit: Ariana Gillrie

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