8 vegan hotspots you need to try in South Australia

Eating vegan has never been easier and more delicious. SA’s top vegan eateries prove that you can have a plant-based diet without sacrificing flavour.

With vegan offerings from a wide array of cuisines, it is hard to narrow down where to start. You are in luck, here is our guide to SA’s best vegan eateries.


The critically acclaimed greek eatery Staazi & Co offers a 100% plant-based menu. Serving greek classics such as yiros and AB’s, they aim to change any misperception that being vegan is limiting.

Voted number five on Lonely Planets’ list of best vegan food trucks in the world, Staazi & Co proves flavour does not need to be sacrificed to make vegan and cruelty-free food. Don’t take it from us, take it from blink-182 drummer Travis Barker who was seen dining at Staazi & Co recently.

What: Staazi & Co.
224 Grenfell St, Adelaide SA 5000
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Situated above the historic Adelaide Arcade, Two-Bit Villains is a well-established Adelaide eatery known for their plant-based Americana cuisine.


If you think starting a plant-based vegan diet means giving up favourites like hot dogs, creamy milkshakes, and good old-fashioned cheeseburgers, think again. Two-Bit Villains’ diner and signature soda shop is not only satisfying for the palate, but an aesthetically appealing experience. They prove you don’t have to give up the foods you love to eat vegan and sustainable.

What: Two-Bit Villains
Adelaide Arcade, Shop 150, Level one, 111/117 Rundle Mall, Adelaide SA 5000
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Veggie Vie was in 2015 with the vision to entice people of all walks of life to eat, drink and relax in a warm and accepting atmosphere. They describe their food as “simple, honest and uncomplicated, and veggie-centric.” The popular spot has long served delicious burgers, salads, smoothies, more.

The establishment is known for vegan favourites such as a halloumi burger, a barbecue jackfruit burger, a tofu and pumpkin salad, pumpkin and rice balls, hot pot, smoothie bowls, coffee, and more. For more click here.

What: Veggie Vie Cafe
16 McHenry St, Adelaide SA 5000
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Lucky Ducks is a vegan restaurant and cocktail bar in Aldinga, less than an hour from the CBD. Located amongst the already popular intersection of Old Coach and Port Road, the vegan venture is a hit among locals and visitors alike.

Offering unique flavour profiles including Baked miso eggplant, Spiced Turkish dumplings and Terikyaki oyster mushroom. Paired perfectly with micro batches, sustainable and natural wines, this flavour experience is bound to tantalise your taste buds. Using locally sourced ingredients, Lucky Ducks’ team have brought the menu to life, showing how wholesome, versatile and interesting vegan food can be.

What: Lucky Ducks
206 Port Rd, Aldinga SA 5173
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Mettā Sol, meaning universal loving kindness by nature, is Goodwood’s go-to plant-based eatery. Cafe owner Cristhian hopes to create a place where people can come together, spread kindness and connect. ‘Whether it’s stopping briefly on your commute to work, picking up your morning coffee and one of the many grab-and-go options available, or instead, pulling up a chair and enjoying your coffee and brekky in-house, we cater to both experiences’. 

In collaboration with Lobethal-based Clara Cakes, Mettā Sol offers a delectable range of vegan pastries and other goodies. ‘We’ll have a selection of sweet pastries on the menu including a variety of fluffy croissants—there’s carrot cake croissants, rhubarb and berry crumble croissants, almond croissants and the favourite, pain au chocolat’, says Cristhian. For more click here

What: Mettā Sol Specialty Coffee
8b Goodwood Rd, Goodwood SA 5034
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One of the city’s most coveted dining establishments, Allegra Dining Room is Adelaide’s first and only “fine-dining” vegan restaurant.  

The family-owned restaurant has been recognised as one of SA’s best dining experiences when it made SA’s best restaurant list in 2019 and remains a highly visited location. The Allegra team focuses on delivering full-course meals that best represent and showcase the seasonal sensations of this region. Allegra Dining Room has been a hit for a reason. It’s the creativity and attention to detail that lured in so many. Their 28-seat dining room is a must visit for any vegan who loves a high-class unique dining experience

What: Allegra Dining Room
L1/125 Gilles St, Adelaide SA 5000
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Located in Adelaide’s east, The Gator Club is a 100% vegan cafe. Home to Chlo’s Vegan Club, serving as the base of operations for wholesaling vegan goodies across Adelaide cafes, private event cakes and wedding cakes/grazing tables.

Offering everything from cupcakes to brownies, Chlo’s Vegan Club proves that being vegan does not mean you need to give up the sweet treats you love. The Gator Club is also responsible for Adelaide’s first plant-based mobile cafe and coffee van – Later Gator Van. The Gator Club acts as the brick and mortar flagship for both Chlo’s Vegan Club and Later Gator.

What: The Gator Club
33 Payneham Road, College Park SA 5069
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At Sarah’s, fostering community and offering the best vegan food in Semaphore is the top priority. Sarah’s offers delicious vegan alternatives to comforting seasonal favourites. The space also acts as a space for art exhibits, open-mic poetry and philosophical discussion. The venue offers free community events aiming to encourage discussion and reflection. Feed your appetite and feed your brain at this community centric establishment.

What: Sarah’s Sister’s Sustainable Cafe
117 Semaphore Road Semaphore, SA 5019

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