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Hidden behind three flights of stairs off Swanston Street in the city, Gopal's Vegetarian has won a bunch of awards for it's Indian-inspired vegetarian food.

Even meat-eaters wouldn't mind a bite to eat here - everything is incredibly well-cooked by a resident expert who usually charges $130 for a cooking class.

Lunch is served 5 days a week and it is a monster. In my humble opinion this place is way better than Crossways just down the street - which is another vegetarian restaurant 10 stores down towards Flinders Street.

Favorite Dish: Weekly Special: For $11.90 I got a mango lassi, soup, a Koffi Ball, a Tofu Steak, Basmati Rice and a generous helping of Garden Salad plus a dessert. All of it was exquisite.

For an extra dollar I got my hands on their special salted pickles. The green ones are covered in chilli seeds and are extremely spicy.

Address: 139 Swanston St Melbourne VIC 3000
Price Comparison: about average
Directions: It's right on Swanston Street, any tram going up or down and any train ending at Flinders Street will go past it.
Phone: +61 3 9650 1578
Price: US$11-20
Rating: 4
Theme: Vegan/Vegetarian
Website: http://+61 3 9650 1578

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Sep 15, 2011
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