Vegan and vegetarian
Vegan and vegetarian
From neighbourhood cafes to award-winning restaurants offering plant-based menus, Glasgow is maintaining its place as one of the world’s most vegan-friendly cities.
Vegan and vegetarian cafes in Glasgow
Rose & Grants
The Merchant city's Rose & Grants offers up everything from a full vegan breakfast to delicious vegan sweet treats. A must-try is the vegan square sausage – a meat-free version of a Scottish favourite. Check out Rose & Grants' Instagram page to find out more.
Focusing on fresh, organic and cruelty-free ingredients, Picnic brings a vegan option to the daytime cafes of the Merchant city. Perfect if you are looking for a nutritious lunch or coffee and cake. Visit Picnic’s website to book a table.
Found on the city's famous Great Western Road, Serenity Now offers a 100% plant-based breakfast, brunch and lunch menu, with the drinks menu including smoothies and wellness lattes. Check out Serenity Now’s menu on their website.
Based in the east end, Rawnchy serves up a beautiful range of raw desserts for sitting in, takeaway or ordering for special occasions. Their cafe menu includes pancakes, fluffy bao buns and homemade curries. All products are dairy-free, gluten-free, soy-free and refined sugar-free. Check out the Rawnchy website to book.
Mayze Coffee & Food
Based in Finnieston is Mayze Coffee & Food. The cafe offers speciality coffee, alongside a fully vegetarian menu and vegan bakery. Check out Mayze’s Instagram page.
For vegan fast food, The Glasvegan in St. Enoch Square is where to head. Open morning to evening and serving up vegan square sausage rolls, hot dogs with various toppings and much more. Visit The Glasvegan Facebook page to check out the menu.
Soul Food Kitchen
The foodie quarter of Finnieston is where you'll find Soul Food Kitchen. The plant-based cafe offers food that serves the body and soul, with a menu of hearty soup, soul bowls and indulgent burgers. Book a table at soulfoodkitchen.co.uk.
Plant-based and vegetarian restaurants
Ranjit's Kitchen is a family-run Panjabi food deli with a fully vegetarian menu located in the south of the city. The ethos of the kitchen is to serve authentic food just as you would enjoy in every Panjabi household. Check out the menu on Ranjit’s Kitchen website.
Saramago Cafe Bar
Located in the city's Centre for Contemporary Arts, Saramago Cafe Bar offers a stylish and cultural dining experience. The menu includes seasonal veggie produce from ethical suppliers. Follow Saramago on Instagram to keep up to date.
The 13th Note
The 13th Note is an independent music venue with a vegan cafe. The menu includes crispy Korean cauliflower, their classic 13th Note burger and a fine selection of vegan beers and wines. They are also dog friendly. Visit The 13th Note’s website to find out more.
The Hug and Pint
Based in the west end, the critically acclaimed The Hug and Pint is a vegan bar, eatery and music venue. Visit The Hug and Pint website and book a table.
Swadish, located in the Merchant city, serves up delicious traditional Indian cuisine in an innovative style. Their vegan menu includes tofu korma, beetroot poori and a range of baked vegan breads. Visit Swadish's website to book and view their menu.
Down to Earth
This Partick restaurant offers up 'flexitarian dining', with a mainly meat-free menu. Down to Earth use 100% organic, fresh produce which is locally sourced. Visit Down to Earth’s Instagram page to find out more.
Vegan and vegetarian takeaways
Pop into Sprigg and build your own tasty takeaway breakfast or lunch bowl. Veggie and vegan options include halloumi, handmade falafels, marinated spicy tofu and a whole host of delicious sides. Visit the Sprigg website to order online.
Suissi Vegan Asian Kitchen
Suissi Vegan Asian Kitchen is run by chef Mama Lim, who is passionate about creating exciting and tasty vegan dishes. All dishes also contain zero MSG additives. Visit the Suissi Vegan Asian Kitchen website to look at their mouth-watering menu.
HOOKED Fish & Chips
For a twist on traditional chip shop favourites, try HOOKED’s aubergine fritters, cauli hot wings or Tofish and chips. Open for collection and delivery in Mount Florida. View the full menu on hookedtogo.co.uk.
Trusty Buck's serves up delicious 100% vegan food for delivery and collection across Glasgow. Based in Dalmarnock, the eatery offers many tasty options ranging from burgers to loaded fries to mac & cheese. Visit Trusty Buck's website to order.
Dedicated veggie and vegan menus at fine dining restaurants
Two Fat Ladies at The Buttery
The Glasgow institution, Two Fat Ladies at The Buttery, offers a specific vegan and vegetarian menu for diners, with numerous gluten-free options available too. Book a table on the Two Fat Ladies website.
The award-winning Red Onion is situated in Glasgow's city centre. Chef/patron, John Quigley, has gained a reputation for excellent casual dining. Alongside the a la carte, you can choose from vegan, gluten-free and dairy-free menus. Book a table on the Red Onion website.
Hotel Du Vin Bistro
Set in a stunning Victorian terrace townhouse, Hotel Du Vin Bistro at One Devonshire Gardens offer dedicated vegetarian and vegan options using the best of Scottish produce. Visit the Hotel Du Vin website to find out more.
Article last updated: September 2021