Feature Image: Sarah’s Sisters

Community dietary requirements has seen a boom in restaurants presenting menus that are more inclusive of a range of nutritional options.

Whether it be for food intolerance, religious purposes or lifestyle choices, South Australia has a great selection of restaurants catering to a variety of dietary needs. 


Soi 38

Soi 38’s delicious & award-winning Thai fare is almost entirely gluten-free, with their menu specifically highlighting what is not coeliac-friendly.

Indulge in the flavours of Thailand’s regions, knowing that where possible, only the best local and ethically sourced products have been used.

74 Pirie Street, Adelaide | soi38.com.au

Soi 38

The Duke of Brunswick Hotel

Officially accredited by Coeliac Australia, The Duke of Brunswick presents delicious pub dining that’s entirely gluten-free.

With a focus on being inclusive of all food intolerances, the DoB is also happy to cater to any other dietary requests, with no sacrifice to flavour or freshness.  

207 Gilbert Street, Adelaide | thedob.com.au

Ruby’s Organic Cafe

Located in the leafy Adelaide Hills suburb of Stirling, Ruby’s Organic Café is completely gluten-free, offering delicious breakfast, brunch and lunch options.

Open seven days, Ruby’s is a popular haven for those with food allergies, and serves fairtrade organic coffee, sweet treats and cakes to complement the menu.

Shop 3, 29 Mt Barker Road, Stirling | rubysorganiccafe.business.site

Nutrition Republic

With two central locations, Nutrition Republic has become renowned for its natural, organic and locally sourced food items that are gluten, dairy and refined sugar free.

Flavoursome nourishment is core to the menu, with predominately plant-based, natural and minimally-processed ingredients used where possible.

Goodwood/Bowden | nutritionrepublic.com.au 

Nutrition Republic

More gluten-free options…

OMG Decadent Doughnuts

Alby’s Gluten Free Bakery

Food for you especially


Argo on the Parade


Madras Kitchen

Offering authentic vegetarian and vegan Indian food, Madras Kitchen blends flavours from South and North India, as well as Indo Chinese cuisines.

Their methods ensure any artificial or chemical colours, flavours, preservatives and additives are avoided, with a delicious blend of natural herbs and spices highlighted instead.

418 Grand Junction Road, Clearview | madraskitchen.com.au

Zenhouse Vegetarian Yum Cha

Centrally located near Rundle Mall, Zenhouse Vegetarian Yum Cha has a wide variety of Asian and Western-fusion lunch and dinner options, as well as all day yum cha.

Vegan and gluten-free selections are also available, with a premium tea menu to accompany your meal.

17-19 Bent Street, Adelaide | zenhouse.com.au

Let Them Eat

Let Them Eat has five venues across the city and suburbs, all of which present fresh and delicious vegetarian meals.

Perfecting the art of making vegetables taste amazing has made Let Them Eat a popular spot for those looking to grab a nutritious bite at any time of the day.

Adelaide/Central Market/Glenside/Norwood/Oaklands Park | let-them-eat.com.au

Eggless Dessert Café

Eggless Dessert Café completes a great evening of food, with sweet treats and decadent desserts to round out the night.

Situated just minutes from the CBD, all of their desserts are vegetarian, egg-free and do not contain any gelatine or animal rennet.

162 Goodwood Road, Goodwood | eggless.com.au 

More vegetarian to explore…

Veggo Sizzle

Veggie Vie Cafe

Bombida Bowls

Egg free/Dairy free/Vegan

Two Bit Villains

Two Bit Villains have been producing house-made meat alternatives for over a decade, with a delicious menu of plant-based burgers, hotdogs and all the trimmings.

Their Americana-style cuisine includes handcrafted sodas – a refreshing addition to any meal, plus gluten-free food options are available on request.

Shop 150, Level 1 Adelaide Arcade, Adelaide | twobitvillains.com.au

Cocina Comida

Located in Adelaide’s buzzing East End, Cocina Comida is a colourful and unintimidating vegan Mexican restaurant.

Featuring “beef” nachos, burrito bowls and birria, this sustainable eatery is a hot spot for delicious food, amazing cocktails and great vibes.

16 Ebenezer Place, Adelaide | concinacomida.square.site

Metta Sol

Metta Sol is a plant-based Vietnamese restaurant with all natural and handmade foods that are full of flavour and diversity.

Making an effort to exclude faux meats, gluten, refined-sugar and chemicals, their menu boasts clean and nourishing meals, whilst consciously promoting sustainability through their practices. 

98B Goodwood Road, Goodwood | mettasol.com.au

Lucky Ducks Aldinga

Situated south of Adelaide, Lucky Ducks Aldinga presents simply delicious, inspired and all vegan food.

Complimenting their vibrant menu is an extensive cocktail, beer and wine list, as well as a selection of sweet treats to round out your meal.

206 Port Road, Aldinga | luckyducks.com.au

Sarah’s Sister’s

Open daily, Sarah’s Sister’s Sustainable Café is a delightful community eatery offering simple and honest vegan food.

Set within the beachside suburb of Semaphore, their brunch and lunch menus are wholesome and delicious, and their house-made cakes are known for being as beautiful as they look. 

117 Semaphore Road, Semaphore | facebook.com/sarahssisters

More vegan options to explore…

Staazi & Co

Nagev Plant Based & Vegan Cafe

Red Lime Shack

Ayla’s Cafe


Parwana Afghan Kitchen

The traditional Afghan cuisine offered at Parwana has become renowned for its exotic flavours and authentically prepared dishes.

As people’s choice for best restaurant in South Australia, Parwana has cemented itself in the Adelaide food scene, and continues to present memorable meals to its diners.

124B Henley Beach Road, Henley Beach | parwana.com.au

Hut & Soul

Named South Australia’s best Asian restaurant in 2020 and 2022, Hut & Soul plates a fusion of Malaysian and Indonesian cuisines, and ensures Halal preparations on request.

A selection of curries, BBQ and wok tossed dishes, plus signature house brews and Malaysian style teas have made this eatery popular amongst locals and visitors alike.

310 Pulteney Street, Adelaide | hutandsoul.com.au

Pondok Duan

With two centrally located venues, Pondok Duan offers fresh and tasty authentic Indonesian cuisine.

Uncomplicated and simple dishes hero the menu, with fresh and quality produce at the core of their flavoursome plates.

Adelaide/Parkside |pondokduan.com.au

Marrakech Restaurant

Marrakech Restaurant in North Adelaide is the home of authentic and passionately curated Moroccan food.

Traditional dishes like melwi, bestella and meals cooked from the tagine grace the menu, as well as dip and mezza platters, and a selection of customary desserts.

91 O’Connell Street, North Adelaide | marrakechrestaurant.com.au

Marrakech Restaurant

More Halal options…

Urumqi Uyghur Cuisine


Lawash Bakery


The Flying Fig

With a philosophy for using sustainable, fresh and local produce, the majority of the menu items at The Flying Fig are made in house, such as their smoked pastrami, pickles and even soft drinks.

Favourites like matzo ball soup, lox and their green shakshuka are signature brunch and lunch dishes that have become synonymous with the eatery.

161 Jeffcott Street, North Adelaide | theflyingfigdeli.com.au 

Please note – as menus are subject to change, no guarantee can be made that the named venues are exclusive to their associated diet. Always check any dietary needs with the restaurant prior to booking.