Here is our new Vegan dish showcase featuring some of the great dishes you can dine on around Canberra. Please see our list of Vegan-Friendly Eateries for even more deliciousness. And see our recipes section to make your own Vegan delights.
We’re starting our vegan Shack Basket today please come and try it out and let us know if you like it 🙂
Battered and crumbed soy fish, tempura prawn, salt and pepper squid and crab stick serve with chips and house vegan tartare.
Stripey Sundae now has vegan options! Coconut based vegan ice creams – Banana, Mango, Chocolate and Cookies & Cream.
By Lisa Green
Location: 31 Mort Street, Braddon
There are many places in Canberra that offer burgers- but hidden away on Mort Street- Burger Hero gives vegans a few delicious options.
You can either “build your own” or order off a set menu. The set menu has the “Sweet Vegan” burger which is a sweet potato & couscous patty, lettuce, tomato, spanish onion with dairy free aioli. The “build your own” starts with the same patty, but with options such as roast peppers, beetroot, zuchinni, eggplant, pickles, avocado and dairy free aioli. You do need to specify that you’d like a dairy free bun (which is also gluten free). They have both regular and sweet potato fries.
If you are on a computer, click here for the latest Vegan ACT Group Goss about Burger Hero go to:
The most incredible #raw #vegan mango cheesecake has landed! Ben our vegan chef has been a busy bee 🐝 creating the most incredible vegan and allergy friendly sweet treats. We now have a big selection of nut free pistachio, goji and hempseed raw balls (going fast) as well as other delicious and gourmet and guilt free vegan treats (such as a layered choc raspberry cheesecake 🙌🏽🍫🍇) Plenty more vegan, dairy free, nut free and gluten free options now in store. #localpresscafe
Local press also has a wide range of Vegan juices, smoothies and teas plus some Veganisable menu items.
The vegan breakfast at At As Nature Intended was perfect. Homemade Baked Beans, marinated tofu, roast tomato, roast veg and toast. Delish!
Description by Grill’d: For Veg and Veg 2.0’s, we’re meating [hmmm] you more than half way with the Veggie Vitality burger: a beetroot, sweet potato, spinach and quinoa patty, layered with avo, pineapple, carrot and cos lettuce – just coz. You can thank nutritionist Lola Berry for that one, plus a few more in the Loved by Lola menu edit.
If you are on a computer, you can read more Vegan ACT group posts about Grill’d here.
Verdict: We recommend you ask for tomato relish to have in this yummy and very filling burger. We also reckon the avocado and pineapple are key flavours in this burger so if you aren’t a fan of them both then try them with both or get something else :). You also might like to annotate the parts of their paper menus mentioning their ‘ethical’ meat by writing ‘See: aussiefarms.org.au’ then pop them back in the menu box :).
Good news!: Grill’d seem to have rebranded and removed their dodgy signs featuring a photo of a cow with a “HELLO My name is Delicious” sticker over it as discussed here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/VeganACT/permalink/1653154228292488/
and even more here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/VegansInAustralia/permalink/885489831580650/
It has taken us a while to get around to visiting Brodburger, one of the most widely reviewed and blogged food outlets in Canberra. The buzz was that the vegan burger was pretty good, so we dropped in after visiting the Kingston Bus Depot Markets. Arriving before 12pm meant that our wait was relatively short at 20 minutes. Notably, the burger has no patty as such, just a delicious stack of marinated and grilled vegetables with a spicy sauce and garlicky aioli. Thankfully, as the vegan option is listed on the menu, there is no explaining to do. Just order and enjoy.
Be sure to order the Vegan version of the Brodveg! Ingredients: flame grilled vegetables (mushroom, eggplant, zucchini, capsicum) with Vegan aioli and tomato relish.
Jyoti: “Good to see more vegan food like this appearing on the Food Coop menu. Why not encourage them by letting the Coop know on their page you like what they’re doing.”
By Sonia Barfoed from her blog post about Vegan Freakshakes
I had the only vegan main option, the Veg Head burger with fries and Pâtissez special sauce:
“Herby chickpea, corn & sweet potato patty, charred zucchini, roast capsicum, grilled eggplant, roasted red pepper, vegan aioli, MINUS the house marinated fetta cheese.”
Damn, it was the best vegan burger I’ve had (in case my Mum’s reading, it’s not as good as your bean-patty one! But if you’re not reading, then it’s the best). Like, even better than the one at Red Lime Shack in Adelaide. It was so good. I did ask the Pâtissez staff a lot of questions, and confirmed that the chips were fried in cottonseed oil, and that the aioli is done on a soy base (not sure if this is a fortified type, though). Staff were obliging, but I think that there needs to be a quick FAQ or better team-briefing, given that many people with allergies will often opt for the vegan menu item and have questions.
If you are on a computer, click here to get all the latest Vegan ACT group goss about Urban Bean, Woden.
Description by Rick Collins: “Their vegan option is a lightly toasted hot dog bun with fried cauliflower, eggplant, vegan aioli, topped with crispy sweet potato bits.”
Image and quote by Bronwyn Mayer: “Had this earlier on today from broad dogs in Braddon! It was very tasty! The sweet potato crisps were so delicious and they weren’t stingy with the aioli! So yum!”
You can also get chips with aioli!
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