As summer draws to an end, it’s your last time to grab some sun on the rooftops of Melbourne. We went exploring and discovered the best vegan eats at the top of buildings and paired them with the perfect drink to make your experience complete.
Naked In The Sky
High above the rooftops of Fitzroy, Naked In The Sky has one of the best unobstructed views of Melbourne City around. The rooftop area wraps around the building to show off the entire suburb and how good the view is. With a misting system fitted for those extra hot days, it’s the perfect spot to settle in for drinks well into the night.
Drink: Willie Smith Bone Dry Cider
Eat: Empanadas, with Spanish pisto, vegan mozzarella & tomato relish.
Location: 285 Brunswick St, Fitzroy VIC
The Corner Hotel recently switched up its entire bar to stock only vegan drinks. This accompanies the great live music acts that come through regularly. IT’s a hot spot in Richmond and is definitely one to put on your list.
Drink: A glass of Bethany First Village Grenache
Eat: PEANUT CHILLI TOFU BURGER
Location: 57 Swan St, Richmond VIC
Let’s take a walk into Melbourne thriving Mexican food scene. Fonda have been serving some of Melbourne’s best tacos, burritos and empanadas for almost 10 years. With 7 locations in Melbourne you need to make sure you hit Windsor for the rooftop.
Drink: A glass of Rameau d’or Rosé or Tommy’s Margherita
Eat: Fried Cauliflower Tacos
Location: 144 Chapel St, Windsor VIC
One of the most iconic rooftops in Melbourne, with 3 decommissioned Melbourne train carriages set on top of the building. The art on the trains change regularly, with this particular exhibit one you can chow down on a burger inside of. Put this at the top of your list if you like trains or just want to sit in one that is well above the street.
Drink: Bodriggy’s Speccy Juice IPA or Easey’s Dewars Highball
Eat: Jackson Pollock Burger with BBQ Pulled Jackfruit, Slaw & Pickles
Location: 3/48 Easey St, Collingwood VIC
The Imperial Hotel
High above the streets of Melbourne with an amazing view over Parliament House, The Imperial Hotel boasts an extensive list of vegan food. It’s the perfect spot to head to after work for a few drinks, nibbles and watch any sport you can think of.
Drink: Prosecco or Chardonnay
Eat: Mushroom Pizza, with Napoli, vegan cheese, cherry tomatoes, truffle oil & mushrooms.
Location: 2-8 Bourke St, Melbourne VIC
Land Of Plenty
On a rooftop in the middle of St Kilda, there is a chef grilling pepper berry marinated tofu & vegetable kebabs over hot Mallee root charcoals. Land of plenty set about recreating the traditional Australian backyard barbeque, giving it a lift with traditional flavours. Using all native botanicals and indigenous flavours, the menu plays with lemon myrtle, rosella syrup, and wattleseed.
Drink: Iced VoVo Cocktail with Vodka, raspberry jam, coconut cream & toasted coconut.
Eat: Pepperberry Marinated Tofu Kebabs
Location: Level 2/188 Carlisle St, St Kilda VIC