Lentil As Anything

Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant and Gluten-free Restaurant
Abbotsford Convent (1 St. Heliers St.), Melbourne VIC 3067, Australia
Hours:
Closed until 9:00 AM tomorrow (Show more)
  • Mon–Sun
    • 9:00 AM–9:00 PM
Reservations:
Groups Only
Menus:
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Dessert
Drinks:
BYO
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. Visa)
Wi-Fi:
No
Outdoor Seating:
Yes
Wheelchair Accessible:
Yes
9.2/10

Based on 123 votes

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    Cil F.
    "... try French toast, Sri Lankan farmers, and I can't go past the poached eggs..))"(2 Tips)
    Cil F.
    "Chai brewed twice daily from their own recipe,... Yum!"(4 Tips)
    Tashique A.
    "The breakfast is literally one of the best I've ever had"(11 Tips)
    Phoebe F.
    "Sit in the Gardens outside its beautifully sunny on summer day."(3 Tips)
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  • trendy
  • lively
  • coffee
  • romantic
  • good for a quick meal
  • desserts
  • casual
  • poached eggs
  • great value
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  • brunch food
  • Jessyka P.

    Very Heathy food and great atmosphere! Perfect for sunny days.

    Jessyka Passos · June 5
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  • Cil F.

    A la cart is back!! Breakfast of course has always been from a menu, but for a limited time, wed, thurs and Friday nights are also a special a la cart menu!

    Cil Felps · May 26
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  • Inderpreet S.

    Donation based with vegan options (it's all vegetarian). Great location. You can walk around in the campus gardens and also checkout the art galleries.

    Inderpreet Singh · April 15
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  • Fiorella R.

    Scrambled tofu for breakfast is Sunday's special - the best way to start the day!

    Fiorella Rizzà · February 28
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  • Tashique A.

    The breakfast is literally one of the best I've ever had

    Tashique Alam · February 26
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  • Scott R.

    Volunteer inductions are run Saturday's and Tuesday's at 4pm. Why not lend a hand?

    Scott Reed · February 14
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  • mikey 👾

    You can donate via EFTPOS inside.

    mikey 👾 · February 7
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  • Rattanawan R.

    Nice decor, beautiful architecture and meal with good cause. Very diverse groups of patron. Check it out.

    Rattanawan Rattakul · February 1
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  • Kortnee B.

    Really good community vibes. Nice location away from hustle of city. Give what you can, eat great, and have fun!

    Kortnee Belue · December 13, 2014
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  • Christina F.

    Vegetarian and vegan food, very cheap: pay what you can with suggestions to cover costs. Great meal.

    Christina Fox · December 1, 2014
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  • Mei L.

    Awesome vegetarian place, be sure to donate :)

    Mei Ling · November 6, 2014
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  • Ashley R.

    Always very tasty and hearty food. Make sure you try everything including the desserts and special chai. All the donations go to a good place so give generously

    Ashley Rodan · October 31, 2014
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  • Tomfoolery

    Beautiful place, almost a Melbourne Institution (well for students anyway). Enjoy the atmosphere, have a good feed, get a Chai, perhaps a walk around the gardens.... Plenty of Gluten Free options too

    Tomfoolery · September 30, 2014
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  • Kristan W.

    This is a great idea with great food

    Kristan Wigglesworth · September 26, 2014
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  • Phoebe F.

    Sit in the Gardens outside its beautifully sunny on summer day. grub some food and have coffee on the grass

    Phoebe Fairman · September 26, 2014
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  • Tim M.

    Great weekend brunch place

    Tim Mctigue · September 14, 2014
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  • Tim M.

    Dinner is by donation. Pay what you think the meal is worth. Divine fresh vegetarian food. Vegan friendly.

    Tim Mctigue · September 14, 2014
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  • Misty R.

    The pancakes are just the bessst!!!!

    Misty Ratu · July 6, 2014
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  • Philipp R.

    Drinking a chai latte for the first time, still no clue really what it is, but it tastes lovely. A very good way of variety instead of taking a coffee! Reminds me of christmas! Top👍

    Philipp Ruediger · March 14, 2014
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  • Rico A.

    amazing cappuccino!!!

    Rico A. · March 10, 2014
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  • Chris G.

    Share a table with a stranger, its a fantastic place to meet people and eat some delicious food.

    Chris Grabham · January 29, 2014
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  • Phoebe F.

    its table sevice too so come in and taoe a seat at the table and our lovely staff/ volunteers will take your order at breakfast time! join in the love and fun too

    Phoebe Fairman · January 18, 2014
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  • Cil F.

    Limited menu after 8:30pm

    Cil Felps · January 17, 2014
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  • Cil F.

    Try'n get there as early as you can... The queue can be quite long in summer, and they may run out of food!!

    Cil Felps · January 17, 2014
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  • Matthew T.

    Volunteer restaurant where you choose what to pay for your meal

    Matthew Tilleard · December 27, 2013
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  • Phoebe F.

    checked in 33 times here at unbanspoon so thats 47 times

    Phoebe Fairman · August 31, 2013
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  • David W.

    Don't be in a hurry... Fond your inner peace and enjoy the experience

    David Weeding · July 21, 2013
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  • Paul F.

    Pay-what-you feel vegetarian food! :)

    Paul Fenwick · March 22, 2013
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  • Brenton-Nicholas K.

    Did U Know Lentils has 2 other great locations? 41 Blessington St, St Kilda (Not far from beach/Cafe style) & 231 Barkley St Footscray. You haven't experienced lentils till you've been to each one! (:

    Brenton-Nicholas Kovarik · March 5, 2013
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  • Brenton-Nicholas K.

    Be Super kind to the staff.. Chances are they have just rolled up their sleeves to help out as a volunteer. Lentils is like a great family. If understaffed offer to v/teer by talking to duty manager

    Brenton-Nicholas Kovarik · March 5, 2013
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  • Paul F.

    Courtesy Veg Melbourne by Claudine Chionh

    Paul Fenwick · November 9, 2012
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  • Cil F.

    Chai brewed twice daily from their own recipe,... Yum!

    Cil Felps · August 18, 2012
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  • Oli T.

    Bear hug the Barista!

    Oli Treadwell · August 11, 2012
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  • Torstein S.

    Order coffee straight away.

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  • Oli T.

    This places gives me back far more each time I volunteer here than I can ever expect

    Oli Treadwell · May 21, 2012
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  • Oli T.

    Make friends & take a photo with Oliver

    Oli Treadwell · May 6, 2012
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  • Cil F.

    All new breakfast menu! Beans! Corn cakes! Farmers! Especially catering for vegan and gluten free options. Available daily till 11:30am

    Cil Felps · May 5, 2012
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  • Oli T.

    Sign up for the Volunteer Induction & Training. What a great way to give back to this amazing restaurant.

    Oli Treadwell · April 29, 2012
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  • Oli T.

    Dance with Floor Manager Satya!

    Oli Treadwell · April 29, 2012
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  • Maritza M.

    Delicious!! :)

    Maritza Moreno · January 30, 2012
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  • Jung E.

    Great breakfast France food

    Jung EunHoon · May 14, 2011
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  • Cil F.

    Breakfast is amazing, try French toast, Sri Lankan farmers, and I can't go past the poached eggs..))

    Cil Felps · October 5, 2010
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  • Dave K.

    Great place, great (vego) food, great atmosphere! Get in before midday to have the Sri Lankan Farmers Breakfast. It is incredible!

    Dave Kelly · October 1, 2010
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