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“Not just an art gallery”

Fo Guang Yuan Art Gallery Melbourne
Ranked #250 of 421 things to do in Melbourne
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Vegetarian Tea House Buddhist Temple Meditation Hall Art Gallery
Useful Information: Food available for purchase
Melbourne, Australia
Level 6 Contributor
365 reviews
125 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
“Not just an art gallery”
Reviewed 6 February 2014

This is an art gallery but also a vegetarian restaurant. We visited on a weekday lunch. A smaller menu, but they also have daily specials. I had the Malaysian curry with rice. Very good. Normally not a big fan of Vegetarian fare but this was yummy. Friend had the fried silken tofu which already looked good without tasting. Portions are just right leaving you just satisfied. The star of the show was the kumquat tea which was very refreshing. I would go back for the kumquat tea, but this is not going to be my favourite haunt.

Visited February 2014
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Sydney, Australia
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“A haven of tranquility in a busy city.”
Reviewed 22 April 2013

This tiny art gallery is a delightful place to visit, refresh and rest after the hustle and bustle of the busy city. Currently they are hosting an exhibition sponsored by the Polish Art Society, currently featuring some delightful ceramic works by Marina Perkovich, and many other terrific local artists. All of the artworks are for sale. Take time to rest and rejuvenate at the adjoining buddhist tearooms, enjoy a vegetarian snack, and indulge in their speciality cumquat tea. The most divine drink! I thoroughly enjoyed my visit and will definitely be back.

It's only a short walk up from Bourke St Mall, at 141 Queen St.

Visited April 2013
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