Located in the bustling suburb of Glebe, Gathered Kitchen is one of the latest and most exciting foodie destinations in Sydney. Established as the city’s first 100% plant-based full options cafe and bakery, this unique establishment delivers delicious vegan food with a warm, welcoming atmosphere.
Owners, Pim Tummasombut and Matthew McLennan opened Gathered Kitchen’s doors in August 2017. Pim has managed and worked in many restaurants, cafes and organic retail businesses across Sydney. Matt brings experience in wholefoods, the organic industry (was the Co-Founder and Grocery Buyer at Taste Organic), animal and environmental education to this new venture. Together they aim to combine their Thai and Australian heritage and life experiences to create a truly unique café & bake destination promoting animal-free food with an organic and wholefoods focus to the people of Sydney and beyond. It’s no surprise the cafe is filled with plants and flowers adding colour and life to the exquisite wood interiors.
According to Matt, the heart behind Gathered Kitchen is, “…philosophical and practical. To celebrate the vegan lifestyle and taste some delicious food. Really good food that just happens to be 100% plant-based!” A great combination! Plant-based food means no animal products at all including meat, dairy and eggs.
They also have a focus on organic and fairtrade products because these are often vegan, higher in quality, taste and they have a positive impact on the world. This is why Gathered Kitchen has chosen Sacred Grounds as their coffee supplier – it really is a natural fit.
For Matt and Pim, Gathered Kitchen is all about being socially responsible by raising awareness and demonstrating alternatives to factory farm animals, looking after the planet and eating sensibly – a healthier lifestyle all ’round! Most people think that plant-based food is perhaps limited in taste and variety but according to Matt, “in a lifetime there’ll still be plant-based foods one hasn’t tried!”
Now for our favourite part of the feature… the food! There are so many amazing options on this unique, creative menu. Designed by Pim and Matt, the menu combines wholefood recipes with delicious vegan flavours and organic ingredients. Most of the food is gluten-free and refined sugar-free, so you know you’re going to walk out feeling healthier and happier than when you walked in!
The menu covers all conceivable food options including mains, sliders, wraps, bagels, soups, hotcakes and more. One of their signature dishes is the super-delish Vegan Slider – drooling! The brilliant thing about this place is that it caters for a wide range of diners with a very specific style of food which is plant-based perfection!
The vegan bakehouse is also something really special, serving up tantalising delicacies of 100% plant-based organic and refined sugar-free artisan pastries including croissants, pain au chocolat, cruffins and palmiers. With new baking creations due soon!
Salivating? Then why not pop down to Gathered Kitchen in Glebe and enjoy some amazing coffee, unique and tasty vegan wholefood dishes!
Gathered Kitchen details…
99 Glebe Point Rd,
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