One of the six states that make up the Australian continent is Queensland, which is the northeastern portion of Australia. The state is known for many attractions and sights including Daintree National Park, the Great Barrier Reef, and the Sunshine Coast. However, the Gold Coast of the southeastern portion of Queensland is one of the most visited areas in the entire state.
Surprisingly, this area of Queensland attracts a number of tourists who prefer a Vegan or vegetarian lifestyle. The following is a list of some of the better vegetarian restaurants on Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia:
From Earth and Water – the menu features 100% raw Western cuisine that is totally organic and Vegan. They use no flour, gluten, or refined sugar in any of their dishes but the menu is subject to changes based on the seasonality and availability of certain ingredients.
Mandala Organic Arts – raw Vegan Western cuisine is the featured menu, all of which is complimented by antiques, an art gallery, community talks, FREE WiFi, live music, and workshops. Other tasty items on the menu include elixirs, juices, organic coffees, pizza, pro-biotic drinks, raw chocolate and other desserts, and teas.
Eco Planet Pizza – vegetarian pizza is their specialty but they are also known for their ovo and lacto cuisine, both international and Western. The pizza features a whole-meal base made in-house and their own special pizza sauce.
Govindas – lacto and Vegan-friendly Indian cuisine, a salad bar, and a take-out menu are what you will find here. Hot foods, desserts, drinks, and salads comprise the majority of the menu. Govindas also offers outdoor seating for its patrons.
The Cardamom Pod – It is a gourmet vegetarian dining venue that features international and Western cuisine that is lacto and vegan-friendly. It has an extensive beer and wine list. Colorful furnishings, a full wall garden, and a garden inspired décor are the highlights of the restaurant’s interior. Gluten-free options are available.
The Magic Apple – lacto and Vegan-friendly salad bar and international cuisine are the key features. The menu is extensive and includes bruschetta, burgers, cakes, chickpea curry, coffee, cookies, fresh juice, macadamia nut butter on toast, miso paste toast, ratatouille, salads, and vegan nachos. FREE WiFi internet is also available.
Sol Breads – bakery and café featuring organic sourdough breads with a lacto, ovo, and Vegan-friendly menu. Vegan baked goods, gluten-free options, and organic drinks are also available here.
Eco Planet Pizza – It is known for a range of excellent pizzas that are handmade from the freshly grounded, in-house flour and special flour. There are a variety of vegetarian pizzas available including Mediterranean breeze, Tropical Sunshine, Aussie BBQ along with vegan selections. It is open all through the week from Monday to Sunday.
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