Whether you’re a full-time vegan, a lover of veggies, or you simply want to reduce your meat consumption to do your part for the environment, there is no need to compromise on taste when dining out for vegan and vegetarian meals. With more and more people choosing to lead a plant-based lifestyle, Perth is seeing a trend of restaurants offering vegetarian or vegan-friendly options, with some even going completely green. Here are our top picks that are sure to impress you and your plant-based pals.
Formally known as The Raw Kitchen, Mother is a Fremantle institution known for its vegan eats, cool warehouse vibes and progressive interpretation of the restaurant experience. Owned by couple Emma and Heath, the reopening and refitting of this plant-based food and wine hub brings with it a fresh dinner menu inspired by modern Mediterranean cuisine. Think vegan cheeseboards and fresh share plates, organic wines, and even some non-alcoholic concoctions. To book yourself a nourishing dinner at Mother, click here.
Open Wednesday to Saturday from 11.30am to 9.00pm, Sunday 11.30am to 4.00pm
181A High St, Fremantle 6160
Ramen Ichiraku, Perth
Earning a cult of vegan customers, Ramen Ichiraku offers a full vegan menu featuring the crowd favourite, Shoyu truffle ramen, as well as bento boxes and even faux karaage chicken. For those who love spice, dare to devour the vegan red dragon, a chill ramen that can be spiced according to heat level, with the highest level named ‘dragon slayers’. For those who prefer cosy nights in, Ramen Ichiraku offer takeaway and are also on UberEATS. If you’re looking to dine in, note that the restaurant is walk-in only.
Open Monday to Thursday 4pm-9pm, Saturday and Sunday from 11:30am to 9:00pm and closed Tuesday
43 Monger Street, Perth WA, 6000
Veggie Mama, Mt Lawley
Specialising in vegan and gluten-free dishes, Veggie Mama is a staple for local vegetarians, vegans and coeliacs alike. Offering nutritious salads, vegan burgers and curries, as well as drool-worthy vegan pancake stacks for breakfast, Veggie Mama is a must for Perth’s plant-based community. With alfresco dining, this Mt Lawley restaurant is perfect for sunny weekend brunches or mid-week dinners as the weather starts to warm up in Perth. You can check out the latest on their Facebook here.
Open Tuesday to Saturday, 10.00am to 8.00pm, Sunday 10.00am to 4.00pm and Monday, 10.00am to 3.00pm
5/567 Beaufort St, Mount Lawley 6050
Annalakshmi on the Swan, Perth
Founded in 1991, Annalakshmi is so much more than a restaurant. Named after the Hindu Goddess of Sustenance, this not-for-profit Perth institution offers guests to eat to their heart’s content and pay what their heart feels. While the volunteers that run Annalakshmi are currently unable to serve their array of vegetarian and vegan curries and thali plates in the usual buffet style, they still offer ‘pay as you wish’ meals for takeaway. But with sweeping views of the Swan River, dining in for a $15 thali set meal is a no brainer. To book yourself a table, you can find their contact details here.
Open Monday to Sunday, 12.00pm to 2.00pm, 6.00pm to 9.00pm
Barrack Square, Jetty 4 Riverside Drive, Perth 6000
Loving Hut, Northbridge
Serving up an array of vegan takes on international dishes, Loving Hut in Northbridge is just one of three locations across Perth catering to the plant-based community but is the only Loving Hut to offer dinner for both dine-in and takeaway. Dishing up tempura mushroom bao, vegan satay sticks and nuggets, as well as a selection of rice, curries and noodles, Loving Hut is the perfect place to get your dose of delicious vegan comfort food. To check out their menu, click here.
Open Wednesday to Sunday, 11:30am to 2:00pm and 5.00pm to 8:00pm
1/220 James Street, Northbridge 6003
From steamed dumplings to French toast, Hongkies takes traditional Hong Kong cuisine and adds a British and French twist. Located on William Street, this Northbridge favourite offers a vegan dim sum deal for two, which includes vegan pork buns, vegetable dumplings and spring rolls and a whole lot more. For those with a sweet tooth, Hongkies also does deep-fried red bean buns as part of their vegan dim sum deal as well as an array of fruit teas and soft drinks. To reserve a spot for you and a friend, click here.
Open Monday to Sunday, 11.30am to 8.30pm and closed on Tuesday
269 William Street, Northbridge 6003
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