Whether you're celiac, intolerant, or simply gluten-free by choice, it can be hard hunting through a menu looking for a single gluten-less dish. Whatever your reasoning, you shouldn't have to sacrifice flavour for a happy stomach, so stress no more–Dish Cult has got you covered! We've rounded up the top 43 places that cater almost exclusively to the GF folk.
From classic brunch dishes to authentic Thai and French cuisines, we hope you enjoy!
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1. Geeks on Sainsbury
A classic cafe menu with GF salads and toast, but most importantly, GF eggs Benedict with salmon, tofu, or bacon.
A vegan favourite with an (almost) completely cruelty-free, GF, and DF breakfast and lunch menus with hot-pots and fresh salads.
A fine dining institution catering to all Italian-loving cecliacs. Pizza, pasta, and antipastos galore!
The Japanese-western fusion spot with its own GF menu, offering the most delicious wagyu beef and spicy tuna rolls.
5. Non Solo Pizza
Another Italian classic, who said you have to sacrifice flavour? The aesthetic courtyard and GF options are next-level phenomenal.
6. MASU By Nic Watt
An almost entirely GF-exclusive menu filled with Japanese dishes such as sushi, thick-cut sashimi, and white bean miso.
7. The Midnight Baker
An all-day menu to nurture your stomach and soul with dishes like black rice risotto and jackfruit tortillas–All GF!
8. Dear Jervois
Fresh local produce made into a deliciously healthy cafe menu with plenty of great GF options.
Warning: Not a GF restaurant. However, head there for a fix of phenomenal GF crispy chicken nuggets with dipping sauce!
10. Eight By Cordis
An interactive buffet of made-to-order dishes from a range of cuisines. Simply let your station chef know and they'll take care of you!
11. Little Bird Kitchen
A well and truly raw approach, with everything made for scratch. LBK has Gf specials changing daily.
12. Monsoon Poon
One of the top Thai spots in Auckland, offering a separate allergens menu. All you have to do is ask!
GF pitas with either chicken, falafel, or lamb to satisfy those kebab cravings.
14. The Chip Shop
A celiac dream come true–A GF fish and chips takeaways! An entirely dedicated GF menu with everything you could want from your local.
15. Food Truck Garage
Almost exclusively GF, The Food Truck Garage serves up nutritious and tasty fast food without the guilt.
16. Odette's Eatery
A relaxed eatery with a Bali-inspired atmosphere serving up delicate flavours and ingredients–A majority of which are GF.
17. Best Ugly Bagels
A lazy Sunday morning brunch spot specialising in bagels and wonderful combinations of toppings. Available GF!
18. Jervois Steak House
A steak and 3 vege is a staple for GF diners. Up the ante at this gourmet steak house, complete with all the dressings.
Plenty of GF authentic Italian dishes, including handmade pasta, in a beautiful setting.
20. Major Sprout
Instagram-worthy plates full of GF breakfast & lunch classics like herbed eggs and acai bowls in the heart of the city.
21. The Caker
Decadent moist cakes made from natural ingredients in flavours like flourless dark chocolate cake with pistachios and ganache.
22. Petal Cupcakes
Some of the best cupcakes you'll ever taste, available in GF flavours like salted caramel and double chocolate.
23. The No Grainer
A sweet little cafe with cabinets full of paleo-friendly and GF sweet treats and savoury goodies.
24. Shamrock Cottage
Freshly home-cooked treats, from GF cheese scones and cheesecakes to full English breakfasts and eggs Benedict.
An all-day menu of Japanese-fusion GF dishes consisting of shakshuka and tofu bowls in ginger teriyaki sauce.
A dessert haven of gelato and macarons in flavours like green apple, earl grey, cookie dough, and dulce de leche.
GF ice cream cones in marvellous creations such as the Colossal Squid with chocolate tentacles and peanut butter and brownie ice cream.
28. Mekong Baby
South-east Asian fusion in the heart of Ponsonby, with a majority of dishes GF, seasonal, and fresh!
Get a taste of the Mediterranean at any time of the day! Serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner with plenty of GF bites!
30. The Coop
Hold onto your hats and get ready for GF fried chicken! The Coop serves up GF JJFC–Jamaican Jerk Fried Chicken.
31. The Mexican Cafe
All the best Mexican food without the gluten. Nachos, guacamole, tacos, ceviche, chili con carne–All available GF.
32. Kiss Kiss
Some of the best Asian fusion in town, now serving up GF options like sriracha chicken nibbles, Thai noodles, and deep-fried fish dishes.
33. Go Go Daddy Thai Canteen
Authentically delicious Thai cuisine from GF chicken wings and crispy school prawns to green curry and Thai pork rib.
34. Le Vietnamese Kitchen
Plenty of authentic Vietnamese dishes, full of flavour and a majority GF–To be enjoyed in the phenomenal atmosphere of their indoor-outdoor dining room.
35. Marina Thai
Easily some of the best Thai food around when you're craving a plain chicken satay or pad Thai. A majority of mains and entrees can be made GF, just ask!
36. Citizen Park
All your favourite pub-grub served GF style. Spicy hot chicken wings, beef brisket nachos, wagyu burgers, and fish and chips–Nothing's off-limits.
Rated some of the best Japanese food in town, Ebisu caters widely to those ditching the gluten. Even offering GF signature platters.
38. Al Volo Pizza
One thing all non-gluten eaters are grateful for–GF pizza bases. Simply put, Al Volo's got the best pizza and the best GF bases to match.
39. Le Garde Manger
Authentic French cuisine with GF steaks, galettes, escargot, and dessert crepes. Bon Appétit!
A lunch-spot classic, with a focus on deliciously nutritious GF, vegan, and organic meals!
41. Café Viet
Authentically delicious Vietnamese Pho and curries available GF in the heart of Grey Lynn.
42. Duck Island
A wide variety of sweet and unique ice cream flavours, labelled GF and complete with a GF cone on request!
43. The Hidden Village
New takes on the Asian Fusion cuisine with GF options such as their savoury pancakes and fresh spring rolls.