Eating out as a Vegetarian in Sydney

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Sydney, with its stunning landscapes, iconic landmarks, and vibrant culture, is not just a haven for meat lovers but also a delightful destination for vegetarians. Whether you're a local or a visitor, Sydney's vegetarian scene has something to offer for every palate. In this blog, we'll guide you through some of the best vegetarian spots in the city, where you can savor delectable plant-based dishes that showcase the diversity and creativity of Sydney's culinary scene.  


Gigi's Pizzeria (379 King St, Newtown) 

Topping our list is Gigi's Pizzeria in Newtown. Known for its authentic Italian flavors, Gigi's offers a variety of vegetarian pizzas with mouthwatering combinations of fresh ingredients. From classic Margherita to inventive toppings like truffle oil and vegan cheese, Gigi's caters to pizza enthusiasts seeking a vegetarian twist. 


Bodhi Restaurant Bar (2-4 College St, Sydney) 

Nestled within the serene grounds of Cook + Phillip Park, Bodhi Restaurant Bar is an award-winning vegetarian gem. Boasting a menu inspired by Thai and Vietnamese cuisine, this restaurant offers a delightful range of plant-based dim sum and dumplings. The tranquil setting, complete with lush greenery, makes Bodhi a perfect spot for a relaxing vegetarian feast. 

 Yellow (57 MacLeay St, Potts Point) 

For a fine-dining experience, Yellow in Potts Point is a must-visit. This vegetarian-friendly restaurant features an innovative menu that showcases seasonal produce in creative ways. With an emphasis on flavor and presentation, Yellow provides a sophisticated yet welcoming atmosphere for vegetarians to enjoy a memorable dining experience. 


Soul Burger (111 Glebe Point Rd, Glebe) 

 If you're in the mood for a vegetarian burger fix, Soul Burger in Glebe has you covered. This eco-friendly and ethical burger joint takes pride in its plant-based offerings. With a menu featuring innovative and delicious veggie burger options, Soul Burger caters to those looking for a satisfying and guilt-free fast-food experience. 

Iku Wholefood (Various locations)  

Iku Wholefood is a chain of health-focused restaurants and takeaway shops across Sydney. They offer a range of vegetarian and vegan dishes, including salads, hot meals, and snacks, all made with organic and locally sourced ingredients. 

These are just a few examples of Sydney's vibrant vegetarian-friendly dining scene. Whether you are in the mood for fine dining, casual eating, or plant-based comfort food, Sydney has a variety of options to satisfy your vegetarian cravings.