Discover the best vegan food in the suburb that helped build Melbourne into the city it is today. The eclectic style, varied cultures and backgrounds make this a melting pot of history in Melbourne.

Melbourne Vegan Tours gives you a guided walking tour of the venues that make Collingwood, one of the ‘go-to’ suburbs for vegan food. With a strong working class 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 throughout the tour. Handpicked for you.

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 1:00pm
  • WHERE: We start at The Cruelty Free Shop and finish for ice-cream 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. *Non-alcoholic drinks are included, alcohol can be optionally purchased when you book
  • HOW MUCH: $99 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.

Collingwood has a vibe that is best experienced by foot to understand the history that made it into the suburb it is today

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Small groups of 6-8 means personal service and more food for you!

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  • 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

    My friends and I had such a great time on our tour with Dan and Jess!! Every place brought such... read more

    Samantha Downs Avatar
    Samantha Downs
    12/17/2018

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

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    Hayley Jane
    5/17/2019
  • 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

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

    Chelsea Elizabeth Avatar
    Chelsea Elizabeth
    11/27/2018

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

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    Kathy Sayas
    6/02/2019
  • We were given a wonderful 90 min express city tour with Jess who was very personable, knowledgeable and not afraid... read more

    Cassie Ross Avatar
    Cassie Ross
    2/15/2019

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

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    Kat
    2/10/2019

    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
  • 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 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

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    Justavegan
    8/13/2019

    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
  • 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

    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

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

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    Julia Heimburg
    4/11/2019

    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

    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
  • Super good experience, lovely people and delicious food! I was guided by Jess, who was very kind, sweet and helpful.... read more

    Anne Avatar
    Anne
    1/18/2019

    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 ratingVegan After Dark - Cocktail and Dreams Vegan Tour: Great fun Jess from Melbourne Vegan Tours was a lovely, friendly, relaxed host who took our group on a drinking and eating... read more

    Theresa W Avatar
    Theresa W
    8/04/2019
  • Great food and lovely company. Very friendly too, 😁

    Julie Merrifield Avatar
    Julie Merrifield
    4/10/2019

    Had a wonderful morning with Jess & Dan exploring Fitzroy’s famous vegan strip 👍🏻 would recommend to any vegan or... read more

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    Ella Worth
    7/17/2019

    5 star ratingGreat tour Melbourne Vegan Tours is a very informative tour. The cafes were tasty and the guide very informative.

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    Dave M
    11/10/2019
  • 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

    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

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    Lucy N
    8/27/2019

    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
  • 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

    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

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

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    Richard
    1/05/2019

Frequently Asked Questions

How long does the tour last?

We have options of express 60 minute & 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:

When are the tours?

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.