The ‘Punk’ burger, made from tofu and pumpkin, is served with potato wedges and salad. Photo: Tanja Schimpl

The ‘Punk’ burger, made from tofu and pumpkin, was a popular choice at the Pogo Cafe. Photograph: Tanja Schimpl

Popular Clarence Road vegan eatery Pogo Café, famous for its tofu ‘Punk’ burgers, served up its last ever nut roast this month.

In an email sent out on the last day of August volunteers who ran the café said they had been “struggling” because of “bad finances”.

The email stated: “We have some very sad news. After many months of struggling with the lack of volunteers and bad finances, Pogo has been forced to close.

“This is not something that has been taken lightly and unfortunately all of our efforts just weren’t enough to save Pogo.”

The café closed for good the following day.

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