• Love Pho (Richmond)

One thing I am loving about the Melbourne food scene right now is the growing popularity of veganism. When I first started my blog, I was inspired to write reviews on vegetarian food because there were simple none out there. A restaurant was reviewed as being good for vegetarians if they had at least one veggie dish on the menu (no mention of how that one dish tasted), and I hoped to inspire others that vegetarian food could and should be wholesome and delicious. Nine years on and now even restaurants specialising in meat, have at least a couple of really tasty vego items.

I am loving this choice. I am loving that Melbourne foodies are demanding it. And I am loving that I can now get a healthy bowl of pho without having to explain in detail that I don’t eat beef stock.

Love Pho on Swan Street only introduced vegan pho within the last couple of years. Packed with fresh veggies, a subtle soup and lots of tasty noodles it is a crave-worthy treat.

Vegan Pho from Love Pho Richmond

For lovers of spice, there is also a tasty tom yum noodle soup. And while there are stir-fried veggies and stir-fried noodles that can be made vegetarian too – my experience with these has been disappointing compared to the pho and tom yum.

The vibe here is super casual, super relaxed. You can pop in for a meal with friends, by yourself or stop for take-away. It is a fun place for older kids and cheap too.

Love Pho
181 Swan Street
Richmond 3121
03 7015 1351

Opening hours:
Monday to Thursday, 11:00am to 10:00pm
Friday, 11:00am to 11:00pm
Saturday, 5:00pm to 11:00pm

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