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Vegan and vegetarian

Vegan and vegetarian

Vegan and vegetarian

Glasgow maintains its place as one of the world’s most vegan-friendly cities. From neighbourhood cafes to award-winning restaurants offering plant-based menus, here are our top picks.

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.

Serenity Now

Found on the city's famous Great Western Road, Serenity Now offers a 100% plant-based breakfast, brunch and lunch menu. Their drinks menu includes smoothies and wellness lattes. Check out Serenity Now’s menu on their website.


A 100% vegan deli in a lovely outdoor courtyard on the city’s southside. ViVi’s DELI serves up tasty dishes such as homemade shawarma, mac 'n' cheese and jackfruit banh mi. Check out the ViVi’s DELI Facebook page for more info.


Based in the east end, Rawnchy serves up a beautiful range of raw desserts for sitting in, takeaway or ordering for special occasions. Their café 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.

The Glasvegan

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 café offers food that serves the body and soul, with a menu of hearty soup, soul bowls and indulgent burgers. Book a table at

Plant-based and vegetarian restaurants

Ranjit's Kitchen

Ranjit's Kitchen is a family-run Panjabi food deli with an all vegetarian menu located in the southside 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 Café 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.

Mono Cafe Bar

Some of the city's independent music venues also run vegan restaurants from the one space. On the go since 2002, Mono Cafe Bar serves up freshly-made vegan meals. It is run by the same team behind The 78 Bar and Kitchen in Finnieston, The Flying Duck in the city centre, and The Glad Cafe in the southside. Each venue has an emphasis on live music and vegan food. Visit for details.

The 13th Note

The 13th Note is an independent music venue with a vegan café. 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.

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.

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.

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

Puti Vegan Café

Puti Vegan Café is a plant-based Asian-inspired restaurant in the city centre with takeaway available. Enjoy dishes such as Bibimbap with vegan beef, salt and pepper lotus root or yellow curry with jackfruit. Head to the Puti Vegan Café Facebook page to see the menu.


Veganizza offer a range of plant-based sourdough, meat-free pizzas, with all toppings made from scratch. Try their vegan Gorgonzola, pepperoni, ‘nduja or Tuscan sausage. Visit Veganizza's website to order.

Dedicated veggie and vegan menus at fine dining restaurants

Two Fat Ladies at The Buttery

Two Fat Ladies at The Buttery is an institution in Glasgow. They offer a specific vegan and vegetarian menu for diners, with numerous gluten-free options available too. Book a table on the Two Fat Ladies website.

111 by Modou

111 by Modou offers an indulgent and informal 5 course tasting menu which can be adapted to suit any special dietary requirements. Just let them know by adding a note when you make a reservation. Visit 111 by Modou’s website to book.

Red Onion

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: May 2022

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