A neon ‘Veganism is Magic’ sign literally lights up this place in zany pink. For those looking for good value, this little place on Kings Street is always packed and has lines out the doors most nights of the week. Golden Lotus does amazing Vietnamese food that is completely and 100% vegan. The eatery takes classic dishes featuring meat and uses meat substitutes to deliver meals that are texturally delicious and full of flavour – try the pho and roast vegan duck. These dishes made with fresh and vibrant ingredients, are sure to leave you feeling nourished and totally satisfied. Opened in July 2015, Golden Lotus takes diners on a journey with tasty traditional food that is made with compassion.
341/343 King St, Newtown. 8937 2838. goldenlotus-vegan.com
By Ellouise Bailey