Vegilicious, St Kilda

If I’ve ever wondered what human form a vegetarian restaurant would take, it definitely came in our server. Fun, unpredictable, loud and could have used a touch of salt. On a busy Friday night this quirky Balaclava spot had a definite boho vibe with an evening midsection featuring a belly dancing showing off her fantastic midriffs.

The menu at Vegilicious was large with plenty of options with a lean towards sharing options, without a meat substitute in sight. We went with the gigantic sharing platter which featured the chef’s selection of items, so was a bit of fun not knowing what would arrive. The dish consisted of a number of components from liquid, solid, fried and cold as featured below.

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The hotter options were definitely the highlights with the crispy samosas and the cauliflowers highly satisfying and comforting and the okonomoyaki and skewers bringing a nice blend of flavours. Slightly random mix of food if anything. The soup, side leaves and rice paper rolls were a bit forgettable and could have done without.

For main, for those of who still with an appetite, of course myself being one of them I went with the raw pasta with avocado and pesto. I really enjoyed my first few bites but got a bit over it as the zucchini pasta wasn’t as enjoyable to eat being a bit too wet and lacking some depth of flavour. Probably should have been dried a little more as ended up being more of a salad than a pasta substitute. Addition of avocado overhead makes it a little even more unwieldy to eat.

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Continuing on to dessert, I rather quite enjoyed the lactose free “ice-cream” which had a tasty coconut note though the raw cakes being only acceptable. The cocktails were nice but somehow varied between seperate orders.

Pro tip: note any favourites when ordering the shared platter.

6.5/10

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