Best Vegetarian Restaurants in Perth

Published by: Bounce7 September, 2022

Perth is the capital and biggest city of Western Australia and is one of the most important business and cultural hubs in the country. Aside from being the center of the state’s economy, Perth is also a major tourist destination; the city is renowned for its range of cultural events and historic attractions. In fact, Perth welcomes an average of nearly 4 million tourists (both domestic and international) every year.

In addition, Perth is also keeping up with the times and has made huge leaps when it comes to its plant-based dining scene. Nowadays, more and more restaurants and cafes around the city are starting to offer vegetarian and vegan-friendly options on their menu while others are even going completely green. This is good news for plant-based travelers who are planning to come and visit the Australian city and are worried about dining choices during their stay.

With the numerous dining options for vegetarians (and vegans!) in Perth, it’s hard to pick out which ones are worth checking out. We've done the work and made a list of the best vegetarian restaurants that the city has to offer. This selection includes purely-green eateries as well as vegan- and vegetarian-friendly restaurants. Don’t forget to head over to a Perth storage locker where you can secure your terrific shopping finds or other unneeded items before heading out to dine.

Veggie Mama

What's it like:

Undoubtedly one, if not the most renowned vegetarian restaurant in Perth, Veggie Mama is a local favorite and known for serving fresh, veggie-fueled and wholesome dishes. Located in the suburb of Mount Lawley, along the lively Beaufort Street, the restaurant has a laidback atmosphere with an impressive menu to boot.

Our recommendation:

The spot is frequented by those looking for a tasty veggie treat, with signature dishes such as vegan green curry, classic veggie burger, roasted butternut gnocchi, Moroccan ragout, and black pepper tofu, to name a few. Veggie Mama also serves a range of dairy-free smoothies to complete your healthy meal.

Location:

5/567 Beaufort St, Mount Lawley WA 6050

Flora & Fauna

What's it like:

Found in the heart of Northbridge, inside a little laneway off Aberdeen Street, is the quaint Flora & Fauna. Although this cafe may be small, it is a big hit among plant-based locals and tourists because of its selection of healthy and colorful veggie dishes.

Our recommendation:

Flora & Fauna is best known for their vegan brunch, which features items such as vegan waffles, breakfast burritos, maple berry pancakes, and superfood muesli. In addition, Flora & Fauna is also renowned for its beverages, particularly locally-roasted coffee blends and cold-pressed juices.

The cafe even has vegan high tea for those who fancy a cup of tea and some small bites. If you want to bring home some goodies from the café, they also offer pastries and treats such as vegan cookies and peanut butter and jelly blondies available for takeaway.

Location:

4/70 Aberdeen St, Northbridge WA 6003

Mother

What's it like:

For all things vegan, raw and sustainable, there’s no better spot in the city to go to than Mother. Formerly called The Raw Kitchen, this natural food and wine restaurant in Fremantle has built a reputation as one of the top vegan restaurants in all of Western Australia. Mother prides itself in supporting healthy and sustainable lifestyles; everything on the menu is made from scratch and free from any artificial or processed ingredients.

Our recommendation:

Some of the most popular items from their vegan menu include the vegan ravioli with roasted almonds, pumpkin, spinach and sage gouda sauce, and the dairy-free mozzarella arancini. The restaurant also has a vegan-friendly selection of wines, allowing both plant-based diners and meat-eaters to come together and enjoy a drink.

Location:

181A High St, Fremantle WA 6160

Ramen Ichiraku

What's it like:

Ramen is one of the world’s most beloved comfort foods and one that deserves to be enjoyed by everyone, regardless of their lifestyle. This is exactly what the founders of Ramen Ichiraku believe in, which is why they serve a wide range of regular and vegan versions of this Japanese favorite on their menu. Situated in the Northbridge neighborhood, just off William Street, the ramen bar is known for its flavorful ramen dishes made with the finest ingredients.

Our recommendation:

What sets them apart from the other ramen bars in town is their selection; Ramen Ichiraku has a dedicated vegan menu, which features their standard ramen varieties, made using 100% plant-based ingredients. While almost everything from the menu is delicious, their bestseller is the vegan black truffle ramen that’s made with “top secret” ingredients. Pro tip: If you visit on a Wednesday, the restaurant hosts a vegan night where you can get a vegan set meal of ramen, entrée, and dessert.

Location:

43 Monger St, Perth WA 6000

Vegorama Indian Restaurant

What's it like:

Indian food has long been one of the most vegetarian-friendly cuisines in the world, but Vegorama takes its plant-based offerings to the next level. Found in the riverside suburb of Applecross, Vegorama Indian Restaurant boasts an extensive menu consisting of vegan and vegetarian dishes – from salads and snacks to main course and desserts.

Our recommendation:

With so many dishes to choose from, it is hard to pick a favorite from Vegorama’s menu. For starters, their vegan samosas and onion bhaji are a must-try. Other signature dishes from the restaurant include pumpkin masala, shahi paneer, baingan bharta (eggplant curry), vegetable hakka noodles, and the extra spicy veg jalfreji. After all that flavor and spice from your main course, end your meal with a sweet treat by ordering the gulab jamun for dessert.

Location:

3/899 Canning Hwy, Applecross WA 6153

Myrtle Ivy

What's it like:

Tucked away in West Leederville is Myrtle Ivy, a small but charming coffee shop that whips up some of the best vegan eats you will find in all of Perth. This hole-in-the-wall cafe is the best spot in the city to start your day or get takeaway meals for lunch; their menu consists of freshly made vegan and gluten-free sweet treats, such as scones, lemon slice, date loaves, cinnamon rolls, chia puddings, muffins and so much more.

Our recommendation:

Some of the most popular items from their savory menu include their pulled jackfruit burrito and toasties. Myrtle Ivy also serves excellent coffee blends, all of which are locally sourced and vegan-friendly.

Location:

3 Northwood St, West Leederville WA 6007

Crunchbox

What's it like:

Located in Malaga, Crunchbox is one of the most popular plant-based cafes in Perth and a favorite among breakfast and brunch lovers. Open daily except on Sundays, the cafe serves a range of breakfast staples in vegetarian and vegan forms, such as granola bowls, veggie burgers, and toasties.

Our recommendation:

The main attraction at Crunchbox is their selection of vegan waffles; you can choose from classic waffles with whipped cream and toppings to sweeter varieties such as red velvet and caramelized banana waffles. The cafe also has a ”make your own” option, where you get to choose the sauce and toppings to add to your waffle. For drinks, choose from their variety of vegan-friendly coffee, frappes, smoothies, and “mylk” shakes (made using coconut milk and vegan ice cream).

Location:

4/5 Mulgul Rd, Malaga WA 609

Pear’fect Pantry

What's it like:

Serving delicious food and treats to the people of Perth since 2009, Pear’fect Pantry is a mecca for both plant-based diners and meat-eaters. The café, which recently relocated to Osborne Park, is best known for its impressive array of vegan and non-vegan dishes, breakfast items, and sweet treats.

Our recommendation:

Some of the top items from their plant-based selection include their vegan pancakes of the day (featuring seasonal toppings), their signature Vegan Breakfast, consisting of scrambled tofu (or scrambled eggs for vegetarians), hash brown, mushrooms, roasted tomatoes, and baked beans, Big Mack with fries (available in meat or veg option) and their vegan Tempeh burger with fries.

Diners with a knack for sweets will be delighted to know that Pear’fect Pantry also serves freshly-baked vegan treats daily, such as vegan cakes, cupcakes, cheesecakes, and gluten-free brownies. They also accept cakes by special request, although these have to be ordered in advance.

Location:

Unit 201/396 Scarborough Beach Rd, Osborne Park WA 6017

Eat Drink Raw

What's it like:

Eat Drink Raw’s ethos is to make healthy and wholesome food easy, delicious, and accessible to everyone and they have certainly lived up to it since their inception. Situated in the Karrinyup Shopping Centre, this fully plant-based café offers dishes that are also gluten-free and refined sugar-free. They are available for dine-in, takeaway, and delivery to selected locations in and around Perth.

Our recommendation:

At Eat Drink Raw, you can order all-day breakfast and lunch items as well as guilt-free desserts and raw treats. Some of the must-try vegan and gluten-free dishes at their café include the raw pad thai, pumpkin coconut curry, PB choc smoothie bowl, vegan burrito, and rainbow rice paper rolls. Additionally, the restaurant also serves an exciting array of smoothies as well as coffee drinks (made using plant milk).

Location:

200 Karrinyup Rd Shop FC1233, Cafe Terrace, Karrinyup WA 6018

Lord of the Fries

What's it like:

Perhaps the most popular vegetarian fast food chain in all of Australia, Lord of the Fries is the best choice for those who want to indulge without breaking their plant-based diet. With several locations across Australia, including one in the Northbridge suburb of Perth, the restaurant serves vegetarian versions of fast food favorites.

Our recommendation:

All items from Lord of the Fries’ menu are fully vegan (with some also being kosher or halal) and include a range of fast food staples such as veggie burgers, hot dogs, nuggets, onion rings, milkshakes, and breakfast sandwiches. The crowning jewel, however, is their fries selection (as their name suggests). The vegetarian fast food joint serves a variety of fries – from thick-cut and shoestring to sweet potato fries.

Location:

2/189 William St, Northbridge WA 6003

Roho Bure

What's it like:

If you want to try the best vegan ice cream in all of Perth, head over to Roho Bure in Leederville. The dessert shop aims to revolutionize plant-based desserts and offers small batch vegan ice cream, all made from scratch.

Our recommendation:

Roho Bure’s menu consists of five regular flavors along with a decadent weekly special flavor; you can either get a scoop or two or buy a whole pint of ice cream to take home with you. The shop has also branched out to other desserts and now offers other goodies such as ice cream cakes, ice cream cookie sandwiches (which are also available in select stockists across Perth), and mylkshakes (made using coconut milk).

Location:

226 Carr Pl, Leederville WA 600

Little China Girl

What's it like:

Found in the vibrant Northbridge suburb, Little China Girl has been serving some excellent Chinese cuisine to the city of Perth since it was founded in 1992. The dim sum and yum cha restaurant has quickly become a favorite because of its delicious and authentic Asian dishes. This spot also closes at 2 AM on the weekends, making it a popular grub destination after a night out.

Our recommendation:

Offering regular dinner service, Little China Girl has a dedicated vegan and vegetarian menu for their plant-based diners. Some of the bestsellers include their vegan pork buns, mushroom dumplings with truffle oil, pan fried vegetable dumplings, salt and pepper tofu, vegetarian bean curd roll, wok-fry noodle with soy, and lotus paste bun. For dessert, you should definitely order the vegan mango pudding or their signature fried Chinese donut rice flour roll.

Location:

68 Roe St, Northbridge WA 6003

Pearth Organic Kitchen

What's it like:

Pearth Organic Kitchen is all about serving wholesome and healthy food made using conscious cooking techniques and local and organic ingredients. Found along Cambridge Street in Leederville, the cafe has a menu that consists of 100% vegan or vegetarian dishes (all of which are free from gluten, refined sugars, and processed products) and include both sweet and savory options.

Our recommendation:

Among the must-try dishes at Pearth Organic Kitchen include their apple pie pancakes, sweet potato and carrot fritters, turkey burger, and breakfast hash. The cafe also offers an array of beverages, including coffee, tea, smoothies, and cold-pressed juices.

Location:

106C Cambridge St, West Leederville WA 6007

Your favorite vegan or vegetarian restaurant

With its diverse selection of vegetarian and vegan restaurants, Perth is a dream for plant-based travelers or even carnivores who simply want to try something more wholesome and healthier. Whether you are looking for a brunch spot, vegan desserts, or a restaurant where you and your meat-consuming friends can get together for a meal, there’s a dining option to be found in Perth.

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