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Yumantra Vegan Cafe

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Published November 4th 2020
Venture out for vibrant, vegan eats at Yumantra Vegan Cafe
You only go to the University of Queensland if you are a student, right? Not true. I go there for the food at the newly opened Yumantra Vegan Cafe.

Yumantra Vegan Cafe St Lucia Greenslopes
Yumantra Vegan Cafe St Lucia


Set amongst the cool of established trees with outdoor seating and a limited number of indoor air-conditioned booth seats, Yumantra is located in a converted train carriage at Sir William MacGregor Forecourt near building 64 on the St Lucia campus.

Yumantra Vegan Cafe St Lucia Greenslopes
Yumantra Vegan Cafe Seating


Yumantra describe themselves as a modern Australian plant-based vegan cafe taking inspiration from the flavours and spices of the world. The menu is 100% vegan but is a great option for meat-eaters too. The burgers are big and juicy with a "meat chewing" experience provided by the mushroom meat, vegan beef or chicken options. There is even vegan soft serve for the sweet tooths.

Yumantra Vegan Cafe St Lucia GreenslopeC
Burgers at Yumantra


I was meeting my daughters for lunch, which was my main reason for being there, of course. I have to say this as they read my articles! It was discouragingly busy with a line at the counter however our orders were placed and food for four people was delivered in just under ten minutes. Very impressive and appreciated by the exam-harried crowd of students.

Yumantra Vegan Cafe St Lucia Greenslopes
Wraps at Yumantra


We ordered a vegan chicken burger, popcorn style cauliflower wraps, chips, iced chai and a very berry soft serve. I was stuffed. The servings are a great size, they come in environmentally-friendly takeaway bowls or wraps and most importantly the flavour was great. I will definitely be making a return trip to this train carriage.

Yumantra Vegan Cafe St Lucia Greenslopes
Very Berry Softserve


Added bonus, Yumantra at UQ is their second cafe outlet. The original Yumantra Vegan Cafe offers the same delicious vegan eats at shop 3/575 Logan Rd in Greenslopes. So you definitely don't have to be a uni student to enjoy their vegan menu. See you there.
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Why? Fresh and delicious vegan food
When: Varied hours. See Website
Phone: (07) 2103 0217
Where: St Lucia and Greenslopes
Cost: See menu
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What a great stop for students to refuel after classes
by Gillian Ching (score: 3|1732) 29 days ago
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