Discover the best vegan businesses in Melbourne in the oldest suburb in town as the sun sets and it comes to life. The eclectic style, varied cultures and backgrounds make this one of the most unique suburbs in Melbourne.

Melbourne Vegan Tours gives you a guided walking tour with visits to venues that make Fitzroy, the ‘go-to’ place for vegan food. Get the story behind each business as we enjoy the best food, wine & cocktails. With a strong arts & literature influence, each tour gives you an insight into the history, the hidden spots and the background that makes this place one of the coolest spots in Melbourne!

Your ticket includes ALL the food & drinks throughout the tour. 4 Meals, 3 Alcoholic Drinks + tastings.

Tours last approximately 3 – 3.5 hours with visits to 5+ businesses and minimal walking.

Meet & learn about the people behind the business that built them from the ground up

The TL;DR (Too Lazy, Didn’t Read) Version

  • WHEN: Every Weekend on Saturdays & Sundays starting at 4:00pm AND every Thursday & Friday starting at 5:00pm
  • WHERE: We start at The Cruelty Free Shop and finish for cocktails within 5 mins walk
  • WHAT: We walk between each venue for approximately 5 mins between each venue (often shorter). You will eat 3 substantial meals with at least 1 other tasting. Your booking includes 3 alcoholic drinks plus wine tastings at the first venue.
  • HOW MUCH: $139 pp includes EVERYTHING. All the food, all the drinks – the lot! So you don’t have to ever reach for your wallet. Heads up! Get the crew together to book for 2 or more and get some decent savings on your ticket.

Melbourne is one of the most vegan friendly cities in the world, and Fitzroy is at the heart of it

Gift cards available for a unique and memorable gift idea

Check out what plenty of others are saying on TripAdvisor here

Small groups of 8-10 means personal service and more food for you!

Secure payment online backed by Stripe’s 2048 bit encryption

Check out the highlights from our Fitzroy After Dark Vegan Tour below

WHERE DO WE START?

WHERE DO WE FINISH?

ACTUAL real life reviews of Melbourne Vegan Tours

  • 5 star ratingLoads of fun! Met some wonderful people, ate some fantastic food and enjoyed some awesome cocktails. It was the perfect afternoon and evening.... read more

    Justavegan Avatar
    Justavegan
    8/13/2019

    Was such a great way to spend a few hours eating our way around Melbourne !! The tour guide dan... read more

    Bree Neal Avatar
    Bree Neal
    11/26/2018

    Wonderful afternoon with Dan and Renee starting with a snack at the Cruelty Free Shop in Fitzroy, proceeding to a... read more

    Richard Avatar
    Richard
    1/05/2019
  • 5 star ratingVegan fun in Melbourne The food was fantastic! Visiting a wide range of vegan restaurants and places of interest on wonderful Brunswick Street, Fitzroy.... read more

    Footprints86230 Avatar
    Footprints86230
    5/29/2019

    5 star ratingGreat day out!! We had a great day and the food was amazing! Will definitely do another tour with these guys and can’t... read more

    Geri W Avatar
    Geri W
    3/20/2019

    Really great tour! Dan and Jess really opened our eyes to a whole new world of eating ethnically. We thoroughly... read more

    Huong Avatar
    Huong
    9/30/2018
  • 5 star ratingMelbourne Vegan Tours We really enjoyed meeting Jess and visiting the various places on our tour. We also loved meeting the fellow vegans... read more

    Wanderer39685497750 Avatar
    Wanderer39685497750
    4/13/2019

    This tour is amazing. Tour guides Dan and Jess are so passionate about what they do and it really shines... read more

    Natalie Warner Avatar
    Natalie Warner
    10/21/2018

    We loved the vegan cocktail tour. Had some amazing food and drinks while Dan showed us around Melbourne and gave... read more

    Kathy Sayas Avatar
    Kathy Sayas
    6/02/2019
  • We did not go with Daniel, however we went with Jess, who substituted Daniel, and she was a great host.... read more

    Yana Avatar
    Yana
    2/28/2019

    Thanks Dan for a wonderful experience that was tailored for myself and opened up Melbourne Vegan style! May all the... read more

    Hayley Jane Avatar
    Hayley Jane
    5/17/2019

    My (non-vegan) friend and I had a blast hanging out with Jessica. She is personable, warm and very cool. It... read more

    Michelle Avatar
    Michelle
    2/23/2019
  • 5 star ratingEasiest way to find the best food in Melbourne It was a fantastic activity to do with my kids 11 & 12yrs old, we loved it. Best freshest delicious... read more

    Tourist25640546060 Avatar
    Tourist25640546060
    4/09/2019

    As a Melbourne local it was great to be shown around to a bunch of new places I wouldn't have... read more

    Leith Avatar
    Leith
    1/27/2019

    Had a wonderful time on the St.Kilda vegan tour! Jess was very knowledgeable, so friendly and super helpful! Great food,... read more

    Carolyn Zorzi Avatar
    Carolyn Zorzi
    4/14/2019
  • I absolutely loved the food tour. The group was so funny and we all connected really well. The food was... read more

    Johanna Avatar
    Johanna
    4/07/2019

    5 star ratingA great night out We loved the tour around Fitzroy to see some of the vegan places and hearing about the backgrounds of them... read more

    melissaC5525GR Avatar
    melissaC5525GR
    8/13/2019

    Great tour with enthusiastic, passionate and knowledgeable guides - great group, loved seeing the street art and most of all... read more

    Allison Clark Corbett Avatar
    Allison Clark Corbett
    1/16/2019
  • Amazing tour! Friendly guide that shows you all the hidden gems in the city

    Julia Heimburg Avatar
    Julia Heimburg
    4/11/2019

    Went on the very first Vegan tour today in fitroy. The food was Incredible and the tour guides Dan and... read more

    Emma McGowan Avatar
    Emma McGowan
    9/22/2018

    I have spent some time in Fitzroy and felt that I knew the main vegan places, but Daniel showed me... read more

    Kat Avatar
    Kat
    2/10/2019
  • We had a wonderful day in St Kilda today.

    Amazing Jess took us to 4 delicious & welcoming venues . We...
    read more

    Jo Duxson Avatar
    Jo Duxson
    4/13/2019

    5 star ratingInformative, enjoyable and great food! Our guide Jess was friendly and knowledgeable of the local vegan scene. We have been vegan for a few years... read more

    Voyager667602 Avatar
    Voyager667602
    7/14/2019

    This was an awesome experience. I had tried to walk around myself and find vegan places, it wasn’t that easy.... read more

    Eleanor Avatar
    Eleanor
    3/10/2019
  • Dan & Renee were amazing very knowledgeable and the day was run very professionally. Couldn’t recommend them enough.

    Stewart Willmott Avatar
    Stewart Willmott
    1/08/2019

    Great Tour, great food, interesting neighborhood. Dan was a very friendly and fun guide.

    Judy Avatar
    Judy
    5/26/2019

    5 star ratingAwesome tour with The BEST vegan Ice cream Jess had such a great energy, was super friendly and was highly knowledgable about all of the products / dishes... read more

    Lucy N Avatar
    Lucy N
    8/27/2019
  • Just spent a wonderful day on the Peninsula, I didn’t know there were so many great vegan places so close... read more

    Alison Deacon Avatar
    Alison Deacon
    3/16/2019

    We went on the vegan walking tour in Fitzroy this morning and had a great time. Dan was a... read more

    Simon Newstead Avatar
    Simon Newstead
    3/10/2019

    This was a really fun walk. Daniel is a very dedicated vegan. We tasted lots of vegan food samples. The... read more

    Helen Avatar
    Helen
    1/10/2019

Frequently Asked Questions

How long does the tour last?

We have options of express 90-minute tours up to our full-service tour lasts approximately 3 – 3.5 hours from start to finish AND our new day tours to locations outside of Melbourne. Things such as timeliness of other tour guests, weather and how much we’re all enjoying ourselves can vary the timings of the tour slightly. Each tour timing is listed below:Fitzroy: 3.5 hoursCBD: 90 mins & 3.5 hour optionsSt. Kilda: 3 hoursCollingwood: 3.5 hoursVegan After Dark: 3.5 hoursDay Tours: 8 hours

When are the tours?

Every week from Wednesday through Sunday we have a tour at various locations around Melbourne. You can view upcoming tours here. WEDNESDAY: CBD at 10:00am & 2:00pm (90-min)THURSDAY: CBD at 10:00am & 2:00pm (90-min)FRIDAY: CBD at 10:00am & 2:00pm (90-min) | St. Kilda at 2:00pmSATURDAY: Fitzroy at 1:00pm & 3:00pm (Vegan After Dark) | St. Kilda at 2:00pm | Collingwood at 1:00pm | Mornington at 8:30am (once per month)SUNDAY: Fitzroy at 1:00pm & 4:00pm (Vegan After Dark) | St. Kilda at 2:00pm | Collingwood at 1:00pm

What is included in the ticket price?

Your ticket price includes ALL your food and drinks so you never have to take our your wallet. Each tour is with our wonderful tour guides and guests receive a goodie bag filled with information around veganism and discounts at venues we visit. Come hungry and be prepared to fill up on delicious vegan food! At some venues, we will share platters of food to create a true community feel – there’s plenty for everyone! There’s also chance to shop up a storm at a number of vegan venues that we will visit as well. Your tour guide will take you to each venue and give you a personalised experience of dining out at Melbourne’s finest vegan venues!

Do I have to be vegan to be a guest on the tour?

No, while we’d love you to give Veganism a try we’re certainly not here to pressure you. We’ll do our best to illustrate that going Vegan in Melbourne is one of the best ways to meet new and fascinating people & businesses, enjoy amazing food and feel comfortable that you’re making a difference in the world.Discussion and conversation is encouraged, but all we ask is that you respect the beliefs of the other Vegans on the tour and understand that it is a tour based on the philosophy of being Vegan.

Are the places we visit all vegan?

Our first priority is that all the venues are 100% plant based or vegetarian, and we’re passionate about supporting and encouraging businesses to make the shift towards being Vegan. Sometimes, due to availability, we may need to visit venues that offer animal products but have a large selection of unique Vegan options. 

How long do we stay at each venue?

Depending on the meal and how much fun we’re having, we spend from 30-45 mins at each venue. Allowing you enough time to savour the food and enjoy the company with other guests.

Which venues do you visit?

Each tour can differ slightly, depending on the day and time of the week. Meals range from Asian fusion starters to Israeli street food or 100%plant-based gelato and our non-food stops may be to vegan skincare or fashion stores. We work with our partner businesses based on their availability to provide the solution we think is best based on the group size and dietary requirements.

Are the tour guides Vegan?

Absolutely! All tour guides on Melbourne Vegan Tours are passionate vegans that are involved in the Melbourne Vegan community and are working to grow the Vegan movement across the city and the country.

Do you offer any animal products on the tour?

No. All meals offered during the tour will be 100% Vegan.

Do you cater for other dietary requirements?

Yes, we work with the venues to cater for dietary requirements – including Gluten Free and FODMAP friendly. Please make sure you note any requirements on your booking so we can let the venues know before we arrive.Some of the food on our tour is processed and is cooked with oil, so is not suitable for guests on raw, whole foods plant based or ketogenic lifestyles.

How far do I have to walk?

Not far, but please wear comfortable shoes. It takes approximately 5-10 minutes to walk between each venue at a leisurely pace.

Is the tour accessible for people with a disability?

Unfortunately, not all venues offer mobility access as there are 1-2 steps at each venue. We’re working on solutions to provide further accessbility options and with each of the venues to try and provide a solution so eveyone can enjoy the tours.