Gluten-free restaurants in Melbourne
You don’t have to be committed to a lifestyle starting with V to enjoy Transformer. Vegetarians in all their stripes, including your hard-core vegans has embraced this sister restaurant to Vegie Bar – but this is a place that doesn’t shove its philosophies down your throat. Many options are gluten-free without saying so.
Ladro's menu manages to be creative and diverse without engaging in any banana-bacon shenanigans. The 'Badabing' number (pork sausage, chilli and oregano) is the perfect beer companion, as well as the Italian Welsh rarebit. The 'J Lo' is a little more traditional than its namesake, with San Marzano tomato, bufala, speck and basil. Best part is, they're all available on gluten-free bases.
Gluten free pizzas are only available on Thursdays here, and they do charge a small surcharge but trust us, this is pizza worth booking ahead for. You can call ahead to reserve a base (really, you'll want to) so all you have to do when you get there is pick your topping. Don't forget the BYO wine.
With $4 pizza and a pizzeria that turns into a club, there’s nothing much to complain about Bimbo Deluxe. The student staple infuses their own vodkas and they'll do a gluten-free base on request.
The name translates to pizza and beer. Need we say more? You can get the gluten-free pizza base for an extra $3.50, meaning you don't have to miss out on the eponymous pizza with fior di latte, hot salami, sausage, scarmoza cheese and parmesan.
For those who cannot stomach gluten, relief comes in the form of Pizza Farro. They cover all bases here with a low gluten organic spelt base, as well as a completely gluten-free dough. The ‘Osso Bucco’ is – you guessed it – osso bucco, rocket and parmesan, artfully plonked on a pizza.
With stores in Fitzroy North and St. Kilda, Mr Natural's gourmet vegetarian pizzas also offer vegan and gluten-free meals. Loaded with veggies and a heap of different combinations, they're the healthier choice.
This friendly bakeshop believes that there is a way to make every recipe with cruelty-free, organic and fairtrade ingredients. With over 100 cakes, cupcakes and other treats that are all egg and dairy free, this is an allergy-prone dessert lover's paradise. Kosher, soy-free, gluten-free and other allergy-friendly options are also available.
If nothig brightens your day like a tiny, iced cake then you best factor in a visit to Joy Cupcakes. Don't eat animal products or gluten? They make sweet treats for all dietary restrictions.
A health-conscious bakery that makes bread, bagels and buns safe for Melburnians who are gluten free, vegan and diabetic - and delicious for all! You can also find pancake mix, croutons, flour and other cooking staples, all gluten free.