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Conscious Cravings – vegan & gluten free cafe in Moorooduc (Mornington Peninsula)

Conscious Cravings – vegan & gluten free cafe in Moorooduc (Mornington Peninsula)

By on July 14, 2019 in 100% GF Reviews with 0 Comments

Conscious Cravings is an entirely vegan and gluten free cafe in Moorooduc, near Mt Eliza on the Mornington Peninsula. They are based in a cute little building on a retail site known as ‘The Coolstores’ that also houses an Endota Spa and some other restaurants. There is a small amount of seating inside and on […]

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La Tortilleria – 100% gluten free Mexican in Kensington

La Tortilleria – 100% gluten free Mexican in Kensington

La Tortilleria in Kensington, Melbourne, is a small cafe style venue serving up authentic gluten free Mexican food. It is not a place you are likely to just wander past, as it is located in a largely industrial area along Stubbs Street. I knew about La Tortilleria as they are on the Melbourne 100% gluten free […]

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Soul Food gluten free cafe in Wanaka, New Zealand

Soul Food gluten free cafe in Wanaka, New Zealand

Gluten free in Wanaka, New Zealand south island Soul Food is a health food store and 100% gluten free cafe in Wanaka on the west coast of New Zealand.  Wanaka is a one hour drive from Queenstown which made it a great breakfast stop off for us en route to Franz Joseph Glacier. I was […]

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Aus Restaurant Reviews

The Bank on Collins, Melbourne CBD

The Bank on Collins, Melbourne CBD

By on June 26, 2019 in Melbourne with 0 Comments

Located in a beautiful historic building in Melbourne CBD, The Bank on Collins gluten free menu is extensive.   The restaurant is in an old banking chamber which has soaring ceilings and creates a lovely atmosphere. On the other side of the old chamber is a bar with seating, so you can have a drink […]

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La Tortilleria – 100% gluten free Mexican in Kensington

La Tortilleria – 100% gluten free Mexican in Kensington

La Tortilleria in Kensington, Melbourne, is a small cafe style venue serving up authentic gluten free Mexican food. It is not a place you are likely to just wander past, as it is located in a largely industrial area along Stubbs Street. I knew about La Tortilleria as they are on the Melbourne 100% gluten free […]

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Chevapi Grill, South Melbourne gluten free

Chevapi Grill, South Melbourne gluten free

By on May 16, 2019 in Melbourne with 0 Comments

This casual eatery in Clarendon Street, South Melbourne, is Coeliac Australia accredited and owned by another local accredited restaurant, Mediterraneo. It is a Balkan grill, which means there are a variety of meats and sausages (with or without a bread roll), fermented foods, traditional dishes like goulash, as well as salads and desserts.   The menu […]

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UK Restaurant reviews

London 100% gluten free – updates November 2018

London 100% gluten free – updates November 2018

Keep up to date with what is going on in the London 100% gluten free world, with these updates to the London listings.  Some of these updates are from earlier this year, but it is always good to have a reminder of all the fantastic small businesses around London catering for the gluten free diet! […]

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Northern England 100% gluten free updates – Oct 2018

Northern England 100% gluten free updates – Oct 2018

A number of changes have been made to the  Northern England 100% gluten free post over the last few months.  Sadly, El Piano in York closed after 20 years of trading, however there is some good news with some new openings! 2 Oxford Place – York Previously in Leeds, they reopened in York in March 2018. […]

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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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Coeliac Life

*WIN* Free From & Allergy shows Melbourne ticket giveaway [closed]

*WIN* Free From & Allergy shows Melbourne ticket giveaway [closed]

By on June 26, 2019 in Coeliac Life with 0 Comments

Free From Show Melbourne July 2019 *Winners have now been drawn* We have a giveaway of two double passes to the Free From and Allergy shows running from Friday 14 – Sunday 16 July 2019 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (South Wharf). The saying “the best things in life are free” really applies here! The […]

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*WIN* Brisbane Gluten Free Expo double pass [Closed]

*WIN* Brisbane Gluten Free Expo double pass [Closed]

By on June 2, 2019 in Coeliac Life with 0 Comments

The winners have been drawn! Congratulations to Melanie and Joanne. Would you like to win a double pass to the Brisbane Gluten Free Expo, worth $30?   We have a giveaway of two double passes to the Brisbane GF Expo on either Saturday 15 June OR Sunday 16 June 2019 (9am-4pm), held at Brisbane Convention & […]

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*WIN* We Love Cake Aus giveaway! [Closed]

*WIN* We Love Cake Aus giveaway! [Closed]

By on May 25, 2019 in Coeliac Life with 0 Comments

To celebrate the arrival of two We Love Cake slices into Coles Australia, one lucky person can try both for free!   GIVEAWAY HAS NOW CLOSED – the lucky winner is Natalie Murphy 🙂 How to win the giveaway Enter by commenting on any of the original The Coeliac Plate Facebook, Instagram or website posts […]

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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 17 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 – gluten free fruit cake and brownies

We Love Cake – gluten free fruit cake and brownies

Are you missing gluten free fruit cake? British company  We Love Cake are now  supplying Australian Coles stores with gluten free, wheat free and milk free fruit cake and brownie slices. They are produced in a dedicated gluten free factory and carry the licenced UK Crossed Grain symbol to show the gluten free certification. Both products come in a […]

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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.  Luckily there are more and […]

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We Love Cake Christmas range

We Love Cake Christmas range

British company  We Love Cake are supplying Australian supermarkets with some of their gluten free, wheat free and dairy free Christmas range. They are produced in a dedicated gluten free factory and carry the licenced UK Crossed Grain symbol to show the gluten free certification. Gluten free fruit mince pies I served the mince pies warm for […]

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UK Markets

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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Borough Market gluten free – lunch AND cake!

Borough Market gluten free – lunch AND cake!

By on May 31, 2014 in UK markets & venues with 0 Comments

Borough Market is London’s oldest and busiest food markets, just off London Bridge on the southbank and is surrounded by pubs and restaurants. The full market is open Wednesday to Saturday, and also for lunch Monday and Tuesday.  There are also a number of restaurants surrounding the market that can cater for gluten free  – […]

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