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 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

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

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    Judy
    5/26/2019

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

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    Bree Neal
    11/26/2018

    5 star ratingGreat!! Great tour! Dan was amazing and had so much knowledge about the area as well as topical vegan issues and... read more

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    Coastal36401084470
    4/23/2019

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

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    Carolyn Zorzi
    4/14/2019
  • 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

    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

    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
  • 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

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

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    Samantha Downs
    12/17/2018

    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

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    Geri W
    3/20/2019
  • I bought my vegetarian husband a walking tour of Fitzroy for Christmas. We met Dan in mid April for the... read more

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    Sally Mackinnon
    5/08/2019

    We had the best afternoon in St Kilda with a lovely bunch of people. Delicious food, lots of laughs and... read more

    Julie Bortoletto Avatar
    Julie Bortoletto
    4/13/2019

    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
  • 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

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

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    Eleanor
    3/22/2019

    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
  • 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 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

    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 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

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

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    Natalie Warner
    10/21/2018

    5 star ratingFantastic food tour Myself and my partner attended the Fitzroy walking tour and we had such a lovely time. Dan was really knowledgeable... read more

    Helen N Avatar
    Helen N
    4/29/2019
  • Tours are intimate and fun, meeting new people whilst exploring delicious tasty vegan food with like minded people.. highly recommend... read more

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    Ines Iachelini
    4/29/2019

    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

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    Voyager667602
    7/14/2019

    Even if you are not a vegan or vegetarian, the tour will open your taste buds to excellent food (without... read more

    Phil Avatar
    Phil
    4/20/2019
  • 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.

    Daniela19852014 Avatar
    Daniela19852014
    4/13/2019

    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

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

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    Allison Clark Corbett
    1/16/2019

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.