Apothecary Kitchen | Shop 5, 103 Tudor Street, Hamilton | Website

Formerly Three Bean, Apothecary Kitchen is an all vegetarian restaurant in Newcastle’s eclectic suburb of Hamilton. Check out their menu based heavily on fermented foods with plenty of vegan meals and treats!

Dumpling Story | 52 Cleary Street, Hamilton | Website

This little dumpling shop just off Hamilton’s Beaumont Street is a great option to get your Chinese fix. The vegetarian dumplings are delicious but if you really want to treat yourself, grab some of the house-made spring rolls!

Greenroof | 71 Tudor Street, Hamilton, NSW | Website

Restored pub in Hamilton with some great vegan options to accompany your drinks. Options include sweet potato fries with guacamole and a kale salad.

House of Korea | 5/54 Beaumont Street, Hamilton | Website

A relatively new kid on the block in Beaumont Street, House of Korea has a few vegan options. Just be clear that you want no egg, and no fish sauce. My favourites are the kimbap (Korean sushi) and the potato pancake.

Nina’s IGA | 73 Beaumont Street, Hamilton | Website

Nina’s IGA is an awesome family owned grocery on Beaumont Street which stocks a range of awesome vegan grocery items such as Gardein, Tofurky and Over the Moo ice cream, they even clearly label their vegan items! Open from morning til’ night so you can get your fix!

Talby’s Ice Cream | 17 Beaumont Street, Islington | Website

Finally Newcastle has an ice cream joint with a heckload of vegan options. From fruity sorbets to a variety of creamy   flavours, just ask for the Failsafe Foods cabinet and these guys will hook you up!

The Grain | 6/54 Beaumont Street, Hamilton | Website

A delicious Thai restaurant with plenty of vegan options. Just let the staff know you’re vegan and they’ll be able to meet your requests. The laksa is the best you’ll ever have!