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100% gluten free Victoria, Australia

This list outlines all the 100% gluten free options around Victoria, Australia to help coeliacs plan safe eating while travelling around the lovely state of Victoria.

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 visit.

The areas are split as per the Australias.Guide regional map which you can click here to give you an overview of each area.

Gluten free Victoria


Contents

Use the headings below to jump to your preferred area.

MELBOURNE      YARRA VALLEY & DANDENONGS

MORNINGTON PENINSULA      DAYLESFORD & MACEDON RANGES

GEELONG & BELLARINE PENINSULA        GREAT OCEAN ROAD

THE GOLDFIELDS          GIPPSLAND     HIGH COUNTRY

THE GRAMPIANS                 THE MURRAY

For a printable listing grouped by area, please see the Restaurant Lists page.

 

1. MELBOURNE 

You are spoilt for choice in Melbourne, with cafes, bakeries and even totally gluten free butchers! There are nearly 30 venues on the 100% gluten free Melbourne listing.

Melbourne 100% gluten free

 

2. YARRA VALLEY & DANDENONGS

There are no known permanent 100% gluten free venues in this area but there are some market stalls you can look out for.

Yarra Glen – Racecourse Market

This is a huge market and you can easily spend hours there! Look out for stalls such as Crackle Corn,  Jo Jo’s Gluten free goodies (pies & cakes) and Yum Az’s fried chicken.

Check social media for attendance.
www.facebook.com/Jo-Jos-Gluten-Free-Goodies
www.instagram.com/cracklecorn/
www.facebook.com/pg/YumAzVic

Armstrong Grove, Yarra Glen VIC 3775
Market is held first Sunday of the month September to June (except January).

3. MORNINGTON PENINSULA

Dromana is home to the only gluten free brewery in Victoria and you will also find a vegan cafe near Mt Eliza and a number of market stalls with yummy GF goodies around Mornington, Red Hill, Portsea and more.  For the full listing, click here.

Mornington Peninsula gluten free

 

4. GEELONG & BELLARINE PENINSULA

This area includes a restaurant, SpudBar, bakeries and donuts! For the full listing, click here.

100% gluten free Geelong

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5. GREAT OCEAN ROAD 

Birregurra – Otway Artisan Gluten Free

Birregurra is about a 30 minute drive from Lorne or a good stop over if driving inland to Warrnambool. Otway Artisan is a bakery and cafe where you can stop off for light lunches, coffee and cake or takeaway bread for your trip. For a full review, click here.

 

77 Main Street, Birregurra VIC 3242

www.facebook.com/Otway-Artisan

 

6. THE GOLDFIELDS 

Bendigo – New Freedom Bakery

New Freedom products amazing bread that you can take away, or enjoy a light meal in the cafe.  For a full review, click here.

26 Short Street, Bendigo VIC  3550  Phone: 03 5441 6248

www.newfreedombakery.com.au/

 

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7. DAYLESFORD & MACEDON RANGES

Macedon Ranges – OMG Decadent Donuts

A franchise of OMG donuts that you may have seen around markets in Queensland.  Gluten free and vegan donuts dusted with real fruits, nuts and spices.  Check out their Facebook page for the markets they are attending (such as Woodend, Gisborne, Riddells Creek, Kyneton).

 

(Photos from Eumundi Market stall)

www.facebook.com/omgdecadentdonutsmr/

Daylesford  

There are no 100% gluten free venues but I have seen recommended Liena’s Kitchen (Chinese food) – apparently the owner is a coeliac and the menu is largely gluten free.

 

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8. THE GRAMPIANS

Horsham – Nourish’d Eatery 

Nourish’d Eatery is an eco cafe offering a healthy, organic, seasonal & local menu that states it is all gluten free.

gluten free Horsham

Source: Nourish’d FB

Also look out for their pop up caravan and check their Facebook page for surprise openings!

34 Roberts Avenue, Horsham, Victoria 3400 Tel: 0476 007 054
Mon-Fri 8am-3pm, Sat 8am-11.30am

www.nourishdeatery.com.au

 

Concongella – Scrumlicious 

Scrumlicious is a home based bakery specialising in award winning & great tasting pies and quiches and slices in a dedicated gluten free kitchen. Situated near the Grampians, Concongella is just off the Western Highway on the outskirts of Stawell (halfway between Ballarat and Horsham in the Wimmera area).

Everything is made with real food without anything artificial and  Nancy is a coeliac and is happy to bake what you are after and your are welcome to have a cuppa when you collect your order (please just give at least 24 hours notice!). She is also able to make specialised food for those that have multiple allergies.

Nancy often enters baking competitions and frequently wins against gluten filled competitors!

During the school holidays they have Pizza nights where the customer makes their own pizza and it is then cooked for them while they enjoy music and fire pits.

Grampians gluten free

Call for address and to make arrangements.  Phone (03) 5358 5357

scrumlicious.com.au

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9. GIPPSLAND 

Trafalgar – Evie’s 

For Gippsland gluten free, Evie’s is well worth calling into, along with the nearby towns of Nar Nar Goon and Yarragon. Catering for many other dietary requirements, you can see a full review here.

low FODMAP Gippsland

14 Contingent Street, Trafalgar  VIC  3824

www.facebook.com/eviescafetrafalgar

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11.  MURRAY REGION 

Shepparton – Totally Gluten Free Products – Palmira’s Gluten Free & Delicious

Run by a coeliac, Palmira makes many things that are hard to find gluten free – such as some of the things I have enjoyed which include garlic bread, arancini and dim sims.  There are many flours, bread mixes, pasta, pizza bases and a good variety of items to satisfy your sweet tooth, such as jam donuts and sticky date pudding. All products are shown on their website.

You can visit the warehouse – just call first to see what is available in the freezers, or order goods online for collection. Palmira’s goods are also stocked around Australia in specialty shops and small supermarkets (e.g. at Gluten Free Foods Mornington and selected IGAs.)

Palmiras totally gluten free Shepparton

Check their Facebook page for news of stockists & contact information.

35 Swainston Road, Shepparton East VIC 3631
Open by appointment to collect pre-orders or call to see if you can pop by.

totallyglutenfreeproducts.com

 

Strathallan – Riverine Gluten Free Store (for sale)

Strathallen is 15 minutes drive from Echuca, so you can stock up on gluten free goodies at this mini gluten free supermarket open two days a week.

They stock Gluten Free 4 U bakery products (fresh and frozen), Schar products, Amy’s Kitchen frozen meals and many other pantry staples such as cereals, sauces, chocolate, dim dims, dairy free ice cream & cheese. Many products are also suitable for low FODMAP, dairy free, vegan and sugar free.  Organic fruit and vegetable boxes can also be ordered.

Riverine gluten free Murray region

Keep an eye on their Facebook page for special opening days (sometimes have hot products like pies/sausage rolls) and any changes to opening hours.

116 Strathallan Road Strathallan Vic 3622   Ph: 0428 629391
Tuesday 10am – 6pm, Wednesday 10am – 3pm, every third Sunday or any other day by appointment

www.riverineglutenfree.com.au

 

Wodonga / Albury – Truly Free Cafe and Bakehouse

If you are in Wodonga, Albury is so close over the border in NSW, I couldn’t leave this bakery off the list!  A great stop over on a drive between Melbourne and Canberra or Sydney you can have lunch or just a coffee and cake (weekdays only).

Albury gluten free bakery

All bread and cakes made fresh daily (I have seen cinnamon scrolls on Facebook which look divine!)  Takeaway meals are also available.

Shop 4, 919 Mate Street, Albury NSW 2640  Tel: (02) 6025 8613
Mon-Fri 8.30am-5pm

www.facebook.com/Truly-Free-Cafe-and-Bakehouse

 

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12. HIGH COUNTRY 

Bright and surrounds – there are currently no known 100% gluten free venues in this area.  Contact us if you know differently!

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NEARLY 100% gluten free!

St Andrews – Community Market, Yarra Valley

Look out for Gluten Freegan at the St Andrew’s Market (held every Saturday 9am-2pm). The kitchen is not 100% gluten free but they do have cross contamination controls in place.

gluten and vegan cakes Melbourne

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About the Author: Caroline was diagnosed with Coeliac disease in 2006 and likes to share her gluten free finds around the UK, Australia and the rest of the world! See more on her in the 'About' page. .

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  1. Amy CT says:

    I can attest to the excellence and safety of Liena’s in Daylesford. I’ve eaten there three times with no issues.

    Liena herself is indeed coeliac, and brews her own GF soy sauce as well as making everything from scratch safely. 100% recommend.

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