CELEBRATE WORLD VEGAN DAY AT THE HATTER & THE HARE

To celebrate World Vegan Day, join us for a specially-designed Vegan High Tea by the Hatter & the Hare team, and a Pop-up Dinner collaboration with Chef Saruttaya “Na” Lakchai! It’s going to be a truly memorable day that all our vegan friends and patrons will enjoy and talk about for a long time!

BOOKINGS CLOSED

VEGAN HIGH TEA OVERVIEW

The Hatter & the Hare team has put their heads together to bring us a lavish all-vegan High Tea fare. Featuring a great selection of plant-based savouries and sweets, guests are in for a real treat and will definitely go mad for this one-of-a-kind experience you can only get at the Hatter & the Hare.

Join either the morning or the afternoon session, or be there at both – ‘coz why not? Tag a friend or the whole troupe along to make it a more enjoyable and memorable affair for you!

Images by Messy Veggies

VEGAN HIGH TEA DETAILS

Date & Session Times

There will be two sessions of Vegan High Tea on the Saturday, the 2nd of November as follows:

  • Morning High Tea session: 10am to 12pm
  • [SOLD OUT] Afternoon High Tea session: 1pm to 3pm [SOLD OUT]
Bookings

Bookings open on Wednesday, 25th of September via our Online Shop. A minimum of two pax is required for each booking.

Dietary Requirements

This is an All-Vegan High Tea event and caters specifically to vegans and vegetarians. Unfortunately, all other dietary restrictions (e.g. gluten-free, nut-free, etc…) can not be accommodated for this event.

Pricing & Inclusions

The High Tea is priced as follows

  • $89 per adult 
  • $59 for children aged 12 and under 

Additional drinks are also available on the day for an additional cost.

If any of the kids you are bringing are happy to share food with you and don’t need their own set, just note this when you make the booking and we would be happy not to charge the fee for the kids who will share the food with the adults.

VEGAN POP-UP DINNER OVERVIEW

Guests will be transported to Thailand as we bring you a very special collaboration with Chef Saruttaya “Na” Lakchai just for World Vegan Day. Treat yourself to an overall sensory experience by joining us on the night of the 2nd of November. Immerse in the rich and exotic tastes of a 5-course dinner featuring authentic Thai dishes presented with a modern twist by Chef Na using only the freshest seasonal ingredients. Stimulate your senses by opting in on the specially-curated vegan wine matching selection by our new friends at Sibling Vegan Grocer & Liquor. With decorations, music and entertainment to suit the occasion, guests are in for a night to remember!

Images by Mind Society Studios

VEGAN POP-UP DINNER DETAILS

Date & Session Times

The World Vegan Day Pop-up Dinner is happening on the 2nd of November at 7pm.

Bookings

Bookings open on Wednesday, 25th of September via our Online Shop. A minimum of two pax is required for each booking.

Dietary Requirements

This is an All-Vegan Pop-up Dinner event which specifically caters to vegans and vegetarians. All the dishes included in the 5-course dinner are gluten-free. Apart from that, no other dietary restrictions can be accommodated.

Pricing & Inclusions

The dinner is priced as follows

  • $140 per adult (5-course dinner + wine pairings)
  • $95 per adult (5-course dinner)
  • $59 for children aged 12 and under (3-course dinner) 

Additional drinks are also available on the day for an additional cost.

If any of the kids you are bringing are happy to share food with you and don’t need their own set, just note this when you make the booking and we would be happy not to charge the fee for the kids who will share the food with the adults.

A minimum of 2pax is required to make a booking. Just to recap, tickets to our World Vegan Day Events are as follows:

VEGAN HIGH TEA
  • $89 per adult
  • $59 for children aged 12 and under 
VEGAN POP-UP DINNER WITH CHEF SARUTTAYA LAKCHAI (CHEF NA)
  • $140 per adult (5-course dinner + wine-pairing)
  • $95 per adult (5-course dinner)
  • $59 for children aged 12 and under (3-course dinner)

These are All-Vegan events specifically catering to vegans and vegetarians. No other dietary restrictions can be accommodated.

BOOKINGS NOW OPEN!

Take a moment to review our Cancellation/Refund Policy.

CANCELLATIONS/REFUNDS
  • Cancellations will be accommodated if we’re given notice of at least 7 days.
  • In case you need to cancel your booking and this is made at least 7 days prior to the event, you will receive your refund in the form of a gift voucher
  • Cancellations made less than 7 days before the booked date will not be issued a refund.
BOOKINGS CLOSED
Vegan High Tea Menu ($89/adult)

Savouries

  • Japanese marinated mushroom, avocado,  fried oyster mushroom, chilli chive salsa.
  • Potato and Cauliflower croquette, hot sauce, cashew cream, cucumber.
  • Fried sesame crusted tofu, spicy peanut butter, finger lime caviar.
  • Compressed watermelon poke bowl, rice, avocado, edamame, vegan mayo, sesame
  • Tomato cup, quinoa and black bean salsa, taco spice, corriander and lime sauce.

Sweets

  • Carrot Cake
  • Almond, Apple, Caramel & Vanilla, Crumble Cup
  • Raspberry & Chocolate Petit Gateaux
  • Jaffa Macaron with Gold
  • Mango & Coconut Panna Cotta
  • Dark Chocolate Bon Bon with Salted Caramel

Scones & Condiments

  • Warm Fruit  Scones served with Raspberry Jam, Lemon Curd, Vegan Cream

Beverages

  • Glass of Sparkling Wine or Sparkling Fruit Soda
  • Loose Leaf Tea or House-Blend Tea
  • Espresso Coffee
Kids’ Vegan High Tea Menu ($59/child aged 12 years and under)

Savouries

  • Japanese marinated mushroom, avocado,  fried oyster mushroom, chilli chive salsa.
  • Tomato cup, quinoa and black bean salsa, taco spice, corriander and lime sauce.

Sweets

  • Carrot Cake
  • Almond, Apple, Caramel & Vanilla, Crumble Cup
  • Raspberry & Chocolate Petit Gateaux
  • Jaffa Macaron with Gold
  • Mango & Coconut Panna Cotta
  • Dark Chocolate Bon Bon with Salted Caramel

Scones & Condiments

  • Warm Fruit  Scones served with Raspberry Jam, Lemon Curd, Vegan Cream

Beverages

  • Glass of Sparkling Fruit Soda or Fruit Juice
  • Loose Leaf Tea or House-Blend Tea
  • Hot Chocolate
Vegan Pop-up Dinner Menu ($95/adult; +$45 with booze pairings)

Starter
YUM MAMUANG
Green mango, raw veggies & fresh herbs w/ mango lemongrass mint sauce.
+ Pairing: Raw Vine Estate Organic Rosé 2019

Entrée 1
KANOM JIIN NAHM PHRIK
Rice vermicelli w/ lentil-peanut sauce
+ Pairing: Raw Vine Estate Organic Riesling 2018

Entrée 2
PHLA PAK YANG
Grilled mushrooms & vegetables with 5 herbs & spicy sauce
+ Pairing: Olsen Wines Pinot Noir 2015

Main
GENG KARI
Roasted vegetables w/ yellow curry and rice
+ Pairing: Yangarra Mclaren Vale Shiraz 2017

Dessert
ICE CREAM KATI SONGKURNG
Young coconut, mango, jackfruit, palm seed, coconut jelly w/ coconut ice cream
+ Pairing: Strawbellini Strawberry Moscato Sparkling

Beverages Included
Choice of Glass of Sparkling Wine OR Sparkling Fruit Soda served on arrival

Kids’ 3-Course Dinner Menu ($59/child aged 12 years and under)

Entrée
KANOM JIIN NAHM PHRIK
Rice vermicelli w/ lentil-peanut sauce

Main
GENG KARI
Roasted vegetables w/ yellow curry and rice

Dessert
ICE CREAM KATI SONGKURNG
Young coconut, mango, jackfruit, palm seed, coconut jelly w/ coconut ice cream

Beverages Included
Choice of Sparkling Fruit Soda, Softdrinks, Apple Juice, Orange Juice, Hot Chocolate OR Tea

THE POP-UP DINNER EPISODES

Welcome to the Hatter & the Hare Pop-up Dinner Episodes! With the aim of showcasing a different talented guest chef for each episode and their food vision into a dinner experience that’s in-tune with the Hatter & the Hare’s mad and creative style, this is a dinner series to watch!

For our World Vegan Day Episode, we are very excited to work with Chef Saruttaya Lakchai (Chef Na)! Guests will feel like they’ve been transported to Thailand for a night of festivities and great food!

CHEF SARUTTAYA LAKCHAI (CHEF NA)

Chef Saruttaya Lakchai (Chef Na) is an internationally-renowned vegan chef and the co-founder of Chef Na’s Plant Based Kitchen. For over ten years, Chef Na has specialised in creating delicious, healthy and innovative vegan dining experiences including the ones hosted at BangPop in South Wharf. She has led the kitchen teams at pretty much all of Melbourne’s iconic vegan joints, such as Vegie Bar, Monk Bodhi Dharma, Shakahari, Loving Hutt and Soul Mama.

Chef Na’s Plant-based Kitchen features products you can use in your kitchen that are free from animal products, cruelty-free, sustainably sourced, organic, non-GMO & MSG-free.

Join the discussion 2 Comments

  • Nami says:

    Update me for next upcoming event
    Do u have vegetarian options. No meat n fish.

    • thehatterandthehare says:

      Hi! The Vegan High Tea and Vegan Pop-up Dinner is strictly vegan/vegetarian. If you were asking about our cafe menu, yes, we’ve got plenty of vegetarian options as well. Cheers!

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