Craving for something healthy on your next food trip? Then head down to some of Brisbane’s top vegetarian restaurants. If you’re worried about your budget, you’ll be happy to know that Brisbane is home to plenty of restaurants that offer yummy veggie dishes without the budget-busting prices. On your next food trip, make sure to visit these budget-friendly hotspots that offer amazingly delicious vegetarian treats.


First floor, 99 Elizabeth St, Brisbane, QLD 4000

Phone: 3210 0255

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At Govinda’s, you get to eat and drink all you can with the $12.90 feast meal. If you’re a student, you get a discount so you can order this meal for just $10.You won’t be disappointed because this meal includes mixed vegetable curry, Jasmine rice, Pappadam, Koftas, a herb and tomato chutney, Halava with custard, and a garden salad. To complement the fresh flavours, you also get to drink all the ginger and mint lemonade you can. Foodies who are into gluten-free dishes won’t run out of options here. Just make sure you inform the staff before placing an order.

Kuan Yin Tea House

198 Wickham St., Fortitude Valley, QLD 4006

Phone: 07-32524557

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Have you been staying away from chicken, fish, and pork because you’ve been trying to stick to an all-veggie diet? At Kuan Yin Tea House, you can give in to your cravings minus the guilt. This veggie restaurant serves dishes such as Thai spicy chicken rice and sweet and sour pork rice without using real meat. The “meat” used are all vegetable-based but they’re seasoned and cooked to taste just like the real thing. You also don’t have to take out a loan to feed yourself at this tea house because the prices are very budget-friendly. For $10.90, you can already order a rice meal with veggies and a side dish. With six gourmet bentons to choose from, you’re sure to find what you’re craving for at Kuan Yin Tea House.


Shop 9/1 Enogerra Terrace, Red Hill, QLD 4059

Phone: 3367 3334

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In today’s fast-paced world, takeaway meals are sometimes your only solution to a rumbling tummy. Unfortunately, many takeaway meals aren’t really healthy. This is why Botanica was created. The people behind this restaurant wanted to provide healthy takeaway options that are easy on the budget. For a healthy yet filling meal, order a $10 salad box that’s filled to the brim with your favorite greens. From shaved broccoli to super greens pesto, your only problem is what to choose for your next lunch. Top it with a green tahini dressing, and you’re definitely good to go.

Vege Rama

Level E, Myer Centre, 91 Queen Street, Brisbane, QLD 4000

Phone: 07 3012 8586


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Looking for a quick, healthy lunch? Then choose from any of Vege Ramas lunch menu items. With prices ranging from $7.00 to $10.50, having a limited budget isn’t a problem. You won’t get bored with your daily lunch from this place because your choices include Fetta pizza wraps, Masala Dosa, and Three Curries with rice. Affordable, delicious, and 100% vegetarian, you’re sure to get your money’s worth with Vege Rama’s menu. Then pair it up with a ginger and mint juice that’s freshly prepared everyday. Don’t forget to end your meal with a tapioca pearl pudding or a slice of pumpkin cheesecake.

Whether you’re a true-blue vegetarian or you just want to try out something healthy and different, these restaurants offer plenty of yummy options without the expensive prices. And since these are conveniently located within or near Brisbane city, you can easily order a meal even if you’re at work. So go ahead. Indulge yourself at any of these green spots without the guilt with freshly prepared, tasty, and budget-friendly vegetarian dishes. Or better yet, go on a food trip and try out each restaurant’s top-selling dishes. Don’t forget to book a cheap car hire in Brisbane for a pocket-friendly food trip experience.