You might not know Mathew Guthrie or James Langley, but there’s a good chance you’re familiar with some of their past haunts – namely, Panama Dining Room, St Jude’s Cellars and Pizza Mine Libre. Now, they’re back with business partner Clinton Trevisi for Patsy’s, a natural wine bar that happens to be vegetarian. Though the whole menu isn't plant-based, there are plenty of vegan-friendly options on offer.
If you don’t like food with faces (or food derived from animal products, like dairy or egg), it’s becoming easier and easier to eat out, and eat well. Some are embracing veganism as a lifestyle choice; others are passionate about animal rights; and some just want vegan options now and again. Whatever your reason, it’s always good to have some vegan dining options up your sleeve. These are our picks of the vegan restaurants in Melbourne. For more healthy food options, check out Melbourne's best vegetarian restaurants and smoothie joints. Or if you need a pick-me-up, this list of Melbourne's best coffee should hit the spot.