If you or a friend is in a complicated relationship with meat, gluten or processed food then going out for a meal can sometimes be a little difficult. Here’s our guide to eating out in Central Geelong if you're in search of places that cater well to dietary requirements.

Coeliac Friendly:

Sir Charles Hotham Hotel – Not only do they have a whole host of coeliac options but they have placed them all together on a separate menu to guarantee that your meal will be gluten free!

Cravings Café – All baguettes, wraps and salads come with the option to be gluten free ensuring that your options aren’t limited.

Bistrot St Jean – This French Bistro have a range of local dishes on the menu and if you know to ask then they can also provide you with gluten free options as well!

Rook Sri Lankan Fusion - Serving tradional Sri Lankan hoppers that are both delicious and gluten free.

Armageddon Cake – For all those with a sweet tooth, this is the place to go to satisfy all your sugar cravings as there are some great gluten free options gracing the menu.

Vegetarian Friendly:

Sprout and the Bean – They have a great selection of snacks and meals that don’t have any meat in them and they taste great too!

Lipari Restaurant – For those of you who love indulging in pasta but don’t like finding the meatballs, then Lipari have a great range of vegetarian pastas available for you to enjoy.

Mojo Mama – With some vegetarian options available, this fresh and vibrant Mexican menu will have your mouth watering.

Bear and Bean - Taking pride in being able to offer healthy, delicious food Bear and Bean has something for all dietary requirements including Vegan, Paleo, FODMAP Friendly and Gluten Free.

Vegan Friendly:

Geelong Wholefoods Cafe -  Head on over to this great community run café and what you will find is that they have a great selection of vegan options to find!

Dolly’s Sister Vegan Cafe & Bar - With a whole section on the menu dedicated to Raw foods, Dolly’s Sister is one of the best places in Central Geelong that caters with vegan meals.

Bear & Bean - Taking pride in being able to offer healthy, delicious food Bear and Bean has something for all dietary requirements including Vegan, Paleo, FODMAP Friendly and Gluten Free.

Rook - Serving a wide selection of Sri Lankan dishes that are both delicious and gluten free

The Fresh Food Merchant - look for that unique vegan product? In addition to fresh food, The Fresh food Merchant also stock a large varienty of vegan grocery lines

The Sprout & the Bean - They have a great selection of snacks and meals that don’t have any animal products in them and they taste great too!