New Zealand’s biggest city, Auckland, is home to many of the country’s best restaurants, and it certainly isn’t lacking when it comes to catering for those who don’t eat meat. Take a look at our guide and, even if you’re a massive advocate of steak, why not try something a little different? You’ll no doubt be surprised and delighted.
Located in the Auckland Heritage Hotel in central Auckland is Hectors Restaurant, an eatery that caters to all dietary requirements, with special attention paid to vegan and vegetarian customers. The spacious and well-illuminated venue has tropical-themed decor, including indoor palm trees and a colourful, eclectic carpet. Hectors Restaurant takes the initiative to promote healthy and sustainable eating, using produce that is sourced from within a 50-kilometer radius of the restaurant. This drastically reduces their emissions and helps support local farmers and suppliers.
Meal service:All Day
Atmosphere:Quirky, Relaxed, Stylish
Meal service:Breakfast, Lunch, Afternoon Tea
In downtown Auckland, on the renowned K Road, you can get your veggie fix from Rasoi Vegetarian Restaurant. This restaurant serves a range of vegetarian options, all based around Indian cuisine. The great thing about Indian cuisine is that it thoroughly debunks the myth that vegetarian food is bland and tasteless. Thanks to the incredible combination of Indian spices and flavours, Rasoi Vegetarian Restaurant has developed a selection of dishes that are sure to excite the tastebuds, whether you’re eating in or taking it away.
Open from breakfast right through to dinner, Revel is an environmentally conscious café that specialises in organic and sustainable produce, as well as vegan and vegetarian dishes. Located on K Road, Revel aims to make nothing but great food, along with superbly crafted coffee, and for it all to be fair trade, healthy and organic. This cozy little café is a favorite brunch spot for vegetarians and vegans throughout the city, but is equally known as a great place for an afternoon coffee and cake with friends.