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Lentil as Anything - CLOSED

Abbotsford Convent 1 Collins St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
9419-6444
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Japanese, Indian, Vegan Options
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Abbotsford Convent 1 Collins St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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1 - 10 of 31 reviews

Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Great vegetarian food served up in an environment with great ambience and character and with a great concept of paying as a donation to whatever you can afford. I will be back.

Thank Ivan V
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

Worth the trip to taste these amazing dishes. You might not think much of the place if your looking for upmarket, but if your open to great food, atmosphere and something different come here. This place gets busy, some come early to avoid disappointment to...More

Thank Clayton W
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

Donation only for foods - recommend at least donation of $20 - due to its cause. Its a community based kitchen. Being mostly diverse vegetarian/vegan. Made by cooks from various countries. It is maintained by donations. I believe is a gem to melbourne. The outdoor...More

Thank Tone A
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Lentil As Anything has several locations, but this one is housed in the old Abbotsford Convent which was used to help underprivileged women. It is still maintaining that philosophy by offering wholesome vegetarian meals to all who come. There is a suggested price for the...More

Thank Deborah D
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I enjoyed a very pleasant lunch with family. We enjoyed a variety of dishes in a lovely peaceful setting. Very keen to go again.

Thank facarroll
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Came with a friend who had been many times before. This is a very alternate place, none like I have ever experienced. It has certainly opened my mind to new and different ideals. Lentil as Anything is a unique not for profit community organisation. At...More

1  Thank Steve S
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Serve only pure organic vegan food. Run by volunteers. Vegs all home grown I was so impressed by the various salads and pasta dishes from n the buffet style restaurant. Also the delicious deserts all for donations only so all can afford to eat there...More

Thank liketoexplore2016
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Lental as anything works on the basis of you paying what you think the meal is worth. Given the high quality vegetarian meal offered hopefully people pay accordingly. Meal is buffet style with lots of choices including desert and tea / coffee. Highly recommended &...More

Thank sunny6692
Reviewed 7 July 2016

The name 'Lentil as Anything' is a play on the name of a legendary Australian pop-rock band, Mental as Anything. The band was founded in 1976. The Lentil as Anything restaurant chain was founded in 2000 by a far-sighted, generous and unusual man. There are...More

Thank Alys-Schatzi
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

I FINALLY made it here when catching up with a friend. You have to get here early to find a spot especially if you're with other people. The food was a buffet style, each dish was delicious, wholesome and satisfying. You take your dishes over...More

Thank IndyCure
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Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Monday
9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Tuesday
9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Wednesday
9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Thursday
9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday
9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday
9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Abbotsford Convent 1 Collins St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: 9419-6444
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