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UK Restaurant Reviews

UK 100% gluten free updates – South East England

UK 100% gluten free updates – South East England

The following lists recent updates to the South East England listing as part of the 100% gluten free England series.  The South East covers  Surrey, Hampshire, Berkshire, Sussex, Kent, Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire.    Also look at the 100% gluten free London list for areas like Kingston that are on the border or Surrey. Research is continually […]

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100% gluten free UK – updates May 2017

100% gluten free UK – updates May 2017

This post keeps you up to date with new entries to the 100% gluten free listings from around the UK (excluding London which is updated separately).  There are over 70 venues around the UK! The links to the main post for each area is provided under the heading where you will find more information, including websites […]

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100% gluten free London – updates March 2017

100% gluten free London – updates March 2017

Keep up to date with what is going on in the London 100% gluten free world, with these five additions to the listings and also advice of La Polenteria’s name change. Note:  the London 100% GF lists are now split in two – London 100% GF – fixed venues and London 100% GF – street food and market stalls. Connect […]

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Aus Restaurant Reviews

SpudBar gluten free baked potatoes

SpudBar gluten free baked potatoes

SpudBar is a baked potato franchise with many locations around Melbourne and Victoria and currently just one store in Brisbane. They are 100% gluten free* which is easy for them to do as it is ‘real food’ (i.e. primarily vegetables with some protein options) and no bread is needed! *NB I have noticed the cracked pepper […]

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Gluten free cakes by Gilbert & Marcel

Gluten free cakes by Gilbert & Marcel

Gluten free, dairy free, egg free and nut free cake in Melbourne Gilbert & Marcel fill a gap in the gluten free market, which is being able to buy a delicious gluten free cake or slice from a supermarket.  You can easily serve these as a dessert or afternoon tea to gluten eaters and they […]

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Delhicious – 100% gluten free Indian breakfast and lunch

Delhicious – 100% gluten free Indian breakfast and lunch

Delhicious – 100% gluten free Indian in Ivanhoe I had been to Delhicious for dinner several times, but never during the day until recently. This post covers daytime eating at Coeliac Australia accredited Delhicious, which is the only Indian restaurant on the 100% gluten free Melbourne listing. Breakfast The breakfast menu has a mixture of traditional Western options (e.g. […]

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100% gluten free

SpudBar gluten free baked potatoes

SpudBar gluten free baked potatoes

SpudBar is a baked potato franchise with many locations around Melbourne and Victoria and currently just one store in Brisbane. They are 100% gluten free* which is easy for them to do as it is ‘real food’ (i.e. primarily vegetables with some protein options) and no bread is needed! *NB I have noticed the cracked pepper […]

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Gluten free cakes by Gilbert & Marcel

Gluten free cakes by Gilbert & Marcel

Gluten free, dairy free, egg free and nut free cake in Melbourne Gilbert & Marcel fill a gap in the gluten free market, which is being able to buy a delicious gluten free cake or slice from a supermarket.  You can easily serve these as a dessert or afternoon tea to gluten eaters and they […]

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Delhicious – 100% gluten free Indian breakfast and lunch

Delhicious – 100% gluten free Indian breakfast and lunch

Delhicious – 100% gluten free Indian in Ivanhoe I had been to Delhicious for dinner several times, but never during the day until recently. This post covers daytime eating at Coeliac Australia accredited Delhicious, which is the only Indian restaurant on the 100% gluten free Melbourne listing. Breakfast The breakfast menu has a mixture of traditional Western options (e.g. […]

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Coeliac Life

Melbourne Gluten Free Expo double pass giveaway!

Melbourne Gluten Free Expo double pass giveaway!

By on September 26, 2018 in Coeliac Life with 0 Comments

Would you like to win a double pass to the Melbourne Gluten Free Expo, worth $30? We have a giveaway of one double pass to the Melbourne GF Expo on either Saturday 6 October OR Sunday 7 October 2018 (9am-4pm), held at Melbourne Exhibition Centre.  See below on how to enter via this page or social […]

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A gluten free & low FODMAP Christmas

A gluten free & low FODMAP Christmas

By on December 18, 2016 in Coeliac Life with 0 Comments

Are you planning a gluten free Christmas that also needs to be low FODMAP?   In my family I am gluten free and my brother is low FODMAP, so quite a bit of thought has to go into making a safe meal! This is for an Australian summer meal, so if you are in the Northern […]

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Gluten free travelling – emergency food supplies from Oz

Gluten free travelling – emergency food supplies from Oz

As anyone with a special diet knows, travelling presents extra challenges, so I always have a stash of gluten free food in my hand luggage.  As I learned in Girl Guides – always ‘be prepared’! I am a regular traveller between the UK and Australia and this is a sample of food I take on […]

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Trains, Planes and more

Spirit of Tasmania gluten free

Spirit of Tasmania gluten free

The Spirit of Tasmania is the boat service that crosses Bass Strait from Melbourne in Victoria to Devonport in the north of Tasmania.   The trip takes between 9-11 hours and you can choose from a day or night sailing. Although there are gluten free options available on board, most are not suitable for coeliacs […]

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Qantas gluten free meals – domestic flights

Qantas gluten free meals – domestic flights

Travelling with coeliac disease can present extra challenges, but Qantas have always provided me something gluten free on a domestic flight, even if it is just an apple or a cookie for a short trip. You make your special meal request under ‘manage your booking’ – please see the notes at the bottom of the […]

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Sydney airport gluten free (domestic)

Sydney airport gluten free (domestic)

Sydney airport has two domestic terminals, T2 and T3.  The post lists the most likely places to find gluten free options, but please make your own enquiries regarding cross contamination.  You can find maps and store lists on the Sydney Airport website and you can also check store opening hours there. Terminal 2 serves Virgin, […]

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UK Supermarkets

Marks & Spencer gluten free range

Marks & Spencer gluten free range

By on August 6, 2015 in Retail Food Shops with 16 Comments

Many Brits hold a soft spot in their heart for Marks & Spencer (M&S) and M&S food is one of my favourite food stores in the UK.  For gluten free or ‘normal’ food, they are known for good quality.  The M&S gluten free range is called ‘Made Without Wheat’, but they have also made many […]

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Selfridges gluten free – sweet & savoury in the Food Hall

Selfridges gluten free – sweet & savoury in the Food Hall

Gluten free at Selfridges, London I was surprised and delighted to find a very good range of gluten free goodies at Selfridges Food Hall.  As Oxford Street mainly has small branches of supermarkets, finding ‘free from’ food in this area is fairly restricted.  This would be perfect for people working in the area, or for […]

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Whole Foods Market – Piccadilly

Whole Foods Market – Piccadilly

By on August 12, 2013 in Retail Food Shops with 0 Comments

Great gluten free finds in the centre of London! Whole Foods Market in Piccadilly is great for a Coeliac visiting London, or if you are working in London and need some gluten free things to grab after work.  The big chain supermarkets in central London are very small so usually do not have the space […]

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Treats Coeliacs Miss

We Love Cake Christmas range now in Woolworths

We Love Cake Christmas range now in Woolworths

British company  We Love Cake are supplying Australian Woolworths stores with some of their gluten free, wheat free and dairy free Christmas range. These were so successful last year that products are being released earlier this year and should be available in stores now. They are produced in a dedicated gluten free factory and carry the licenced […]

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Melbourne gluten free fish and chips

Melbourne gluten free fish and chips

For a coeliac, getting gluten free fish and chips is not a matter of “just going for fish & chips” like it is for normal people. For many it is a a planned exercise and we often travel miles to have it as it is such a rare treat. When having fish & chips, I […]

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Gluten free pasties around the UK

Gluten free pasties around the UK

What could be more English than a pastie?   As it is a pastry, you would think it would be quite hard to find gluten free pasties, but this list gives you fourteen different ways to find a gluten free pasty.  You will find them in Devon, Cornwall, Somerset and even up North! Scroll down for […]

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UK Markets

100% gluten free London – updates March 2017

100% gluten free London – updates March 2017

Keep up to date with what is going on in the London 100% gluten free world, with these five additions to the listings and also advice of La Polenteria’s name change. Note:  the London 100% GF lists are now split in two – London 100% GF – fixed venues and London 100% GF – street food and market stalls. Connect […]

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London 100% gluten free street food & market stalls

London 100% gluten free street food & market stalls

There are nearly twenty 100% gluten free street food stalls and market stalls around London, so as a coeliac you are able to eat whilst enjoying the market atmosphere! The criteria for inclusion is that the food has to be 100% gluten free (ensuring no cross contamination risk) and have its own outlet that you can […]

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Camden Market London – gluten free

Camden Market London – gluten free

By on April 30, 2015 in UK markets & venues with 0 Comments

Camden Lock Market in North West London has become a bit of a gluten free foodie heaven. It is well worth a visit for the food and also to wander around the interesting market stalls – you could spend all day there!  Several of the food stalls feature in the 100% gluten free London street food […]

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