The growing popularity of vegetarianism in Australia has seen a massive surge in vegetarian restaurants and cafes across the country.

The question is, where ARE the best places for vegetarians to eat?  Vegetarian restaurant owners have a long list to tick, from delicious and affordable food, to ambience and atmosphere, created through restaurant furniture and decor. The options are plentiful, as are the internet based reviews and information sites. So, we have decided to make your life a whole lot easier by identifying the top 5 vegetarian restaurants in the whole country.

  1. Grumpy Greens, Melbourne.

Not only does this Smith street spot have delicious vegetarian food, they also encompass green living through their whole approach, their restaurant furniture, and their location. Their toilets are operated through the use of rain water and they cut their electricity for three hours a week as part of a drive to diminish their carbon footprint. Locally brewed beers combines with a funky organic music scene, making this spot a force to be reckoned with.

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  1. Harvest Vegetarian Restaurant, Sydney.

If you are in the Sydney area, then this restaurant is a “Must Do” for all vegetarians. The name stands true, as the menu is subject to the season and what is deliciously and locally available. Their menu boasts dishes for both vegans and vegetarians, with the restaurant being located in a beautiful old heritage building, with restaurant furniture and decor to match the olden day ambiance.

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  1. Vege Rama, Brisbane.

Fun, friendly and affordable, Vege Rama will blow any vegetarians taste buds out of the water. This restaurant is famous for their amazing vegan menu as well as their fabulously friendly staff. Vege Rama is also dedicated to sustainable and eco-friendly living, which resonates in their food, attitude and decor.

Their concept is inspired by cuisines from all over the world, including India, South East Asia and Greece. This is reflected in everything, from food to restaurant furniture, making Vege Rama a prime spot to visit.

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  1. Red Cabbage, Perth

Whilst Perth may still be catching up on the vegetarian scene, Red Cabbage has stood out amongst all as the best Vegetarian restaurant in Western Australia.  Their cuisine is a mixture of English, Australian and Asian fusion, proving to be a menu packed to the brim with fresh and unique flavours.

Their attitude to their food is to create dishes and an ambiance that captures the beauty of childhood and life’s beautiful and unique experiences.

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  1. Bliss Organic Cafe, Adelaide

The final spot on our list is located in beautiful Adelaide.  Bliss Organics raw food menu has attracted rave reviews from around the world, all praising this great spot. They are the only organic raw food cafe in the whole of South Australia and their eco-friendly and earth loving approach is present in all that they do.

This cafe is one that will warm the cockles of your heart as well as fill your belly with great food, love and laughter.

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So, there it is: Five of the best that Australia has to offer. With these options, nourishing your body, mind, and soul has just been made easy. Enjoy!