Lama Yeshe

Our café provides wholesome vegetarian food in a relaxed and comfortable environment to connect with other people at the centre. Enjoy a hearty meal, some tea, coffee or a slice of delicious cake.The café could not have asked for a more auspicious start with Lama Yeshe himself cooking for students when the centre first started.

The tradition of providing delicious food in a mindful and loving manner is still continuing and we look forward to sharing a meal with you at the café. All our food is vegetarian and a vegan, gluten or dairy free option is available but for lunch only (please book).

Opening Hours:

7:00 am – 6:30 pm Thursday to Sunday (Closed Monday – Wednesday)

Please book for Lunch or Supper by 10 am on the day either via the BOOK NOW button below or call our lovely reception team to book on 07 5453 2108.  

When you arrive you can collect your meal tickets from reception or bring along your online receipt. Payment for meals can also be made in the cafe, we now have EFTPOS facilities.

For payment online: Please be aware you do not need to have a PayPal account to pay online. Just select the PayPal option and use the guest checkout to enter your credit card details to pay. 

Breakfast 7 – 8 am $8.00book now
Lunch 12 – 1 pm $12.50
Supper 5:30-6:30 pm $6.50


Christmas Trading Hours

December and January are peak retreat season at Chenrezig Institute and to meet the needs of our retreatants we are open to the public some additional days. Retreat guest please note you will be sent a full timetable for your retreat including information about check-in and opening hours. If you are visiting us over this period and would like to join us for lunch please book in here.

Sunday 24 Dec to Wednesday 27 Dec – CLOSED

Thursday 28 to  Sunday 31 December – OPEN

Monday 1 January and Tuesday 2nd January – CLOSED

Wednesday 3 of January to Sunday 14 January – OPEN

Please check our  Calendar