Discover the best vegan food in Melbourne in the oldest suburb in town. 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 of the venues that make Fitzroy, the ‘go-to’ place for vegan food. 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 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 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.

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

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Check out the highlights from our Fitzroy Vegan Food Tour below

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ACTUAL real life reviews of Melbourne Vegan Tours

  • Really enjoyed our tour with Jess - her local knowledge of not just the older and emerging vegan and vegetarian... read more

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    Alison Gould
    7/31/2019

    5 star ratingImpressed We did the vegan tour for a small work function.

    The vibe was fantastic, the host was chatty &...
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    Lil2080
    11/27/2019

    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 ratingExcellent Vegan Tour We loved our vegan tour of Melbourne and were amazed to see how vegan friendly Melbourne has become. Loved the... read more

    vivkahan Avatar
    vivkahan
    9/22/2019

    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

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

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    Helen
    1/10/2019
  • 5 star ratingVegan Delight A really fun and real vegan tour in the artsy Fitzroy area of Melbourne. Starting out at a vegan... read more

    James W Avatar
    James W
    12/25/2019

    Dan is a great host and passionate about Vegan food. We were treated to some exceptionally tasty food. He also... read more

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    Amol
    1/10/2019

    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 intro to vegan food in Melbourne I did the vegan cocktail and food tour recently on a Friday night with my sister. We were the only... read more

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    Onnanoko-88
    12/05/2019

    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

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    Helen N
    4/29/2019

    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
  • 5 star ratingWarm Welcome to Vegan Friendly Melbourne Jess & Dan were friendly & informative hosts who's candid approach was warm and welcoming to newcomers of the Melbourne... read more

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    HungryHellcat
    7/22/2019

    I absolutely loved the food tour. The group was so funny and we all connected really well. The food was... read more

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    Johanna
    4/07/2019

    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
  • 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

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

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    Simona Prochazkova
    11/29/2018

    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
  • The tour was very well organised, the guide was lovely and I learnt a lot! I really enjoyed the experience... read more

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    Federica Gullo
    1/05/2020

    5 star ratingLoved the tour! Jess have a fantastic tour which both vegans and non vegans enjoyed. She also showed us some points of interest... read more

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    ahkara23
    10/23/2019

    Amazing food, drinks, and company. We've been to Fitzroy, but hadn't seen the hidden gems that the tour takes you... read more

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    Caleb Muller
    8/17/2019
  • Great Tour, great food, interesting neighborhood. Dan was a very friendly and fun guide.

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    Judy
    5/26/2019

    Dan & Renee were amazing very knowledgeable and the day was run very professionally. Couldn’t recommend them enough.

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    Stewart Willmott
    1/08/2019

    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
  • I bought my vegetarian husband a walking tour of Fitzroy for Christmas. We met Dan in mid April for the... read more

    Sally Mackinnon Avatar
    Sally Mackinnon
    5/08/2019

    5 star ratingVegan After Dark - Cocktail and Dreams Vegan Tour Thoroughly fun and delicious. Jess was our host and we were joined by Dan at our last cocktail stop. Fitzroy... read more

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    Fearlessinthekitchen
    10/19/2019

    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 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

    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

    Coastal36401084470 Avatar
    Coastal36401084470
    4/23/2019

    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

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 & 3:00pm (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.