It’s extra special when restaurants and eateries go the extra mile to accommodate your dietary needs. It makes you want to go up to your faves and hug the very building they’re in, right before you go and tell absolutely everybody you know about how great they are.
So, check out how great these local Takapuna businesses are at looking after those of us with allergies and intolerances!
This little gem never met a food preference it didn’t like, so if you have one, you’re about to find a new true love. Street Organics caters for gluten free, vegan, vegetarian, paleo, keto, and even sufferers of IBS.
The café specialises in fab brekkie and brunch, and the wine list is also totally organic and vegan.
If the big ‘I heart vegan’ decal in the window doesn’t tell you everything you need to know, let us fill you in: this cute little spot serves up wholesome fare (including the famous waffles) that keeps vegan and gluten intolerant diners alike very happy.
Free range meat and eggs, allergen-friendly garnishes and a big menu packed with vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options is the order of the day at Jam.
We’re talking big breakfasts, power bowls, protein hotcakes, and a full toast menu, which, yes, includes jam on toast.
Surrounded by soft colours, potted plants, cute crockery and pleasing hexagonal shapes, you and your vegetarian or gluten free pals can settle in and happily peruse a menu bursting with options. Over half of the menu here is vegetarian or can be made so, and many items can be made vegan and gluten free on request too.
Get your nourishing healthy food fix here. This salad bar and café serves breakfast, cabinet food and a wide variety of fresh and warm salads, with heaps of options for vegetarians and gluten free folks.
If you think finding great fast food that’s also healthy and veg-friendly is a challenge, you’ve never been introduced to Fatimas. Middle Eastern inspired street food, this Auckland fave does a fabulous line in pitas, chawarmas and salads – even a new range of Impossible Beef options.
Also – do not complete your order without adding potato koftas. Seriously.