Top 3 Vegetarian Restaurants on The Gold Coast

Vegetarian cuisine has come a long, long way since the days of bland salads and lacklustre risottos, and the Gold Coast’s cosmopolitan dining scene has been right at the forefront of this evolution. If you’re a practising vegetarian, on a health kick or simply want to try something a little different, here are 3 great places to grab a vegetarian bite to eat close to our Surfers Paradise holiday rentals.


The lasagne, curries and other great dishes served up here are delicious, meat-free and never too spicy, despite the strong Middle Eastern influences. Best of all, all proceeds made in the café go back into helping the local community, so you can enjoy a truly guilt-free treat. Govindas is located on Surfers Paradise Boulevard, not far from our Gold Coast holiday rentals – don’t forget to check it out!

Goji Granola Bar and Cafe

Located within easy reach of our Surfers Paradise holiday rentals, this friendly café is not exclusively vegetarian, but there are plenty of fantastic meat-free dishes to choose from. If you love granola, you will enjoy creating your own blend choosing whichever roasted nuts, super foods and dried fruits take your fancy. Top it off with delicious vegan friendly ice-cream and you’ve got a great breakfast. For the hardcore health addicts, the vitamin packed smoothies are sure to be a hit.

Tian Ran

The Asian cuisine on offer here is authentic, healthy and totally free from meat and other animal derived products, as well as nasties like MSG - the English translation of Tian Ran is ‘natural’. The vegetarian meat substitutes are made from seaweed, mushrooms, soy, wheat and yam and are surprisingly tasty, with exotics spices and herbs like ginger, turmeric and hibiscus giving extra flavour. The restaurant is located in Mermaid Beach, just a short drive from our holiday rentals Gold Coast.

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