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

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

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ACTUAL real life reviews of Melbourne Vegan Tours

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

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    Judy
    5/26/2019

    Just spent a wonderful day on the Peninsula, I didn’t know there were so many great vegan places so close... read more

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    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

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    Simon Newstead
    3/10/2019
  • Really great tour! Dan and Jess really opened our eyes to a whole new world of eating ethnically. We thoroughly... read more

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    Huong
    9/30/2018

    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

    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
  • Amazing tour! Friendly guide that shows you all the hidden gems in the city

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    Julia Heimburg
    4/11/2019

    Knowledge of food and cooking tips outstanding! Local street art also a plus!

    Lisa Poulter Avatar
    Lisa Poulter
    2/18/2019

    I absolutely loved this experience! Jess was super friendly and knowledgeable about all the vegan hot spots in Fitzroy. I... read more

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    Gemma Laws
    11/25/2018
  • 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

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    Wanderer39685497750
    4/13/2019

    5 star ratingLoved it! Loved it it was a lovely experience.. there’s plenty of food too and got to socialise with some lovely people.

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    Daniela19852014
    4/13/2019

    Amazing day with great people. Thanks Jess for taking us to some great eateries, the food was yummy. Would recommend... read more

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    Paula Winter
    4/13/2019
  • 5 star ratingDiscovered the Vegan Mile! Fantastic experience discovering the best vegan spots in Fitzroy - and there are a lot! Had an especially awesome time... read more

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    Voyager59365640575
    4/23/2019

    Great tour! The food was great and Dan was a great guide, telling us about the vegan options as well... read more

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    Meg Millar
    4/23/2019

    Dan wasn’t able to take today’s tour, instead we had Renee take us around. Renee was lovely and I would... read more

    Eleanor Avatar
    Eleanor
    3/22/2019
  • 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

    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

    Jess is very knowledgeable about veganism and food spots around the city! Such a pleasant experience as a vegan myself.... read more

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    Haowei
    3/20/2019
  • This was the second tour me and my 2 daughters did with Melbourne Vegan Tours. We first did the special... read more

    Christel Lemmon Avatar
    Christel Lemmon
    1/11/2019

    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

    This tour was a lovely birthday present from my friends abroad and it was absolutely delightful! I did the Fitzroy... read more

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    Wingyin Lo
    1/29/2019
  • Tours are intimate and fun, meeting new people whilst exploring delicious tasty vegan food with like minded people.. highly recommend... read more

    Ines Iachelini Avatar
    Ines Iachelini
    4/29/2019

    Such a great tour! So full of delicious vegan food and great banter from dan & jess! Super passionate and... read more

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    Le Ora
    11/08/2018

    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
  • This tour was so great! Dan and Jess are so friendly and accommodating. The food was incredible and it was... read more

    Ely Stayches Avatar
    Ely Stayches
    11/04/2018

    Just had a wonderful morning cruising around Melbourne CBD and sampling the most delicious vegan food. Thank you so much... read more

    Simona Prochazkova Avatar
    Simona Prochazkova
    11/29/2018

    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

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    Tourist25640546060
    4/09/2019
  • A great opportunity to taste some of Melbourne's best vegan food, meet like minded people & have fun! Couldn't fault... read more

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    Chelsea Elizabeth
    11/27/2018

    We did not go with Daniel, however we went with Jess, who substituted Daniel, and she was a great host.... read more

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    Yana
    2/28/2019

    5 star ratingA great day out! I've just completed the CBD tour with my husband, this was a wedding present to us. We both had a... read more

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    Leanne S
    1/18/2019

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.