Best Vegan Cafes on the Sunshine Coast4 min read

The Sunny Coast is fast becoming a vegan haven, with a number of dedicated vegan cafes popping up in recent years. Along-side non-vegan cafes offering vegan options. Whether you’re looking for a quick bite or a sit-down meal, there’s bound to be a vegan cafe to suit your needs. Here are some of the best vegan cafes in Sunshine Coast, Australia.

Cafe Vie

2 Main St, Buderim QLD 4556

Located in the stunning setting of Buderim! It has to be up there as one of the best vegan cafes in the Sunshine Coast. The service and food is fantastic, interestingly creative and tasty choices, that will defiantly keep you coming back for more. Last time I was there, I had the the croissant with salmon (yeah thats right vegan salmon!) and tofu scramble. Portions were generous and prices are reasonable.

Nurcha Kawana

566 Kawana Way, Birtinya QLD 4575

Nurcha are dedicating to providing the best vegan, environmentally friendly and health conscious products on the Sunshine Coast. Not only is this place a vegan cafe with delicious and healthy vegan food. The other half of the store is home to healthy cosmetics, lifestyle goods and a range of groceries.

Roots Café and Bakery

10/34 River Esplanade, Mooloolaba QLD 4557

Known for its fresh and healthy food, as well as a wide range of vegan and gluten-free options. It also has a bakery on site, which sells a range of gluten-free and vegan cakes, pastries and breads. This is my go to place in Mooloolaba for a delicious mushroom or curry vegan pie. With a cheeky vegan chocolate chip cookie.

Green House Cafe

Shop 5, 8 Ormuz Avenue, Caloundra, QLD 4551

A vegetarian and vegan cafe, Green House Cafe is located in Caloundra. Serving breakfast and lunch with a focus on healthy, organic, and locally sourced food. Prices are moderate, and they are open 7am-3pm daily. Offering a satay tofu bowl, Pitaya bowl, vegan waffles, garlic butter mushrooms on sourdough.

New Earth Cafe

21-37 Birtwill St, Coolum Beach, QLD 4573

Raw food cafe with plenty of open air space out front, opened since Dec 2013. Everything is vegan, gluten-free, and dairy-free. Offers smoothies, cold pressed juices, raw meals, and raw desserts. My personal favourites are the protein pancake stack, warrior porridge, Mexican wrap and tower of power burger.

Soul Kitchen Bakery

Shop 4/29 Main St, Buderim QLD 4556

Soul Kitchen is a family owned artisanal Gluten Free bakery and cafe, located in Buderim. Creating Gluten-free Cakes, Wedding Cakes, Celebration Cakes, Birthday Cakes, Cupcakes, Cookies, Muffins, as well as Gluten Free Vegan Bread and Vegan Bread Rolls. A hot box of pies and sausage rolls to choose from everything is vegan! With a huge variety of options, Its hard not to get one of everything. Whether your vegan or not Soul Kitchen will satisfy your sweet tooth cravings.

Ours Cafe & Goods

3 Roderick St, Moffat Beach QLD 4551

A community focused cafe located at Moffat Beach. If you’re a sweet tooth its going to be hard to resist the vegan blondie brownies or the vegan choc chip cookies. But if you are after a wholesome breakie they have you covered with vegan options including; Avo bruschetta, sweet potato fritters, panfried mix wild mushrooms.

The Happy Turtle Cafe

Happy Valley Playground, Caloundra QLD 4551

A beach side cafe offering sustainable and seasonal options for every member of the Caloundra community. Located right next to the beach at Happy Valley Playground, The Happy Turtle Cafe is the perfect relaxed dining option if you are looking for something quick and healthy. With limited vegan options like the vegan breaky wrap and Açai bowl.

Fig and Sparrow Cafe

17a Bulcock St, Caloundra QLD 4551

A European inspired non-vegan cafe offering delicious breakfasts, appetizing lunches, gluten free, diary free and vegan options. One of my favourites is the Delish Vegan Bakes or the Rustic vegetable fritters.