Vegan and Vegetarian

Named as one of PETA's most vegan and vegetarian friendly cities in the UK, Glasgow is a fantastic place to visit with it's plethora of fully vegan restaurants and great vegetarian options elsewhere. Check out some of our top places to eat and drink!

Mono

Mono is a vegan café bar in the heart of Glasgow’s Merchant City.  Renowned for its relaxed atmosphere and quality food, it also has an in-house record store and regular live entertainment

Stereo

Stereo is a vegan restaurant located on the ground floor of a Mackintosh-designed building on Renfield Street.  It serves up a great menu during the day and hosts bands and DJs into the small hours.

The 78

The 78 is a cosy bar and restaurant in Finnieston, with outdoor seating for the summer and a roaring fire on cold winter nights.  A great place for delicious vegan food and live music.

 

Rose & Grants

Found in the Merchant City, Rose & Grants offer a full vegan menu with everything from a VLT to a full vegan breakfast and delicious vegan sweet treats from ice cream to doughnuts! A must try, is the vegan square sausage – a meat free version of this Scottish favourite!

The Flying Duck 

The Flying Duck is a quirky little underground (literally) venue tucked away on Renfield Street  - as a club venue you'll always find something on, but don't miss out on their all vegan menu either!

The Cran

The Cran is a new retro pop-up trading venue for micro-businesses to sell their produce. Located in Finnieston House, which dates back to 1855, the space has been up-cycled into a quirky retreat selling artisan coffee, healthy juices, freshly baked cakes and breads and vegan ‘grab and go’ sandwiches, curries and soups.

Red Onion

The award-winning Red Onion is situated in the heart of Glasgow city centre. Chef/patron, John Quigley, once private chef to rock stars including Bryan Adams and Guns n Roses, has gained a reputation for excellent casual, gourmet dining. Alongside the A La Carte, you can choose from Vegan, Gluten free and Dairy Free menus.

 

Ranjit's Kitchen

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Ranjit's Kitchen is a family run Panjabi food deli with a fully vegetarian menu located in the Southside of the city. The ethos of the kitchen is to serve authentic Panjabi food just as you would enjoy in every Panjabi household.

Ushas

Ushas, in the West, is an Indian street food restaurant with a menu dedicated to vegetarian and vegan options. Choose from puri to pakora, all designed and inspired by the owner's mother-in-law, Usha Bhalla.

Lotus

Awarded a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence, Lotus is a chinese restaurant just South of the river, which prides iteself on offering a plant-based flavoursome menu, with no MSG additives. 

 

Serenity Now

Found in the city's famous Great Western Road, Serenity Now offers a 100% plant-based breakfast, brunch and lunch menu, with the drinks menu including some seriously healthy delights in the form of smoothies and wellness lattes.

MalaCarne

Starting life as a pop-up, MalaCarne developed a following before setting up a permanent home in the South of the city. The intimate and inviting space offers up veggie favourites alongside ever changing seasonal specials.

Picnic

Focusing on fresh, organic and cruelty free ingredients, Picnic brings a vegan option to the cafes of the Merchant City. With wraps, sandwiches, smoothies and a range of mouthwatering cakes, including raw-cakes, on the menu.

 

Saramago

Located in the city's Centre for Contemporary Arts (CCA), Saramago Cafe Bar offers a stylish and cultural dining experience. The menu includes seasonal veggie produce, freshly baked breads and pre-theatre options, with food served until 10pm.

Tomillo at Ocho

Tomillo is a pop up vegan restaurant, which does evening takeovers on a Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the quirky dining establishment, Ocho, based at Speirs Wharf. Tomillo serve up high quality vegan fayre each weekend with a canal side view.

Glasvegan 

For vegan fast food, Glasvegan in St Enoch Square in the heart of the city is where to head. Open morning to evening, Glasvegan serves up vegan square sausage rolls, hot dogs with various toppings, vegan kebabs and much more.

Rawnchy

Based beside St George's Cross Subway within quirky surrounds, Rawnchy serves up a beautiful range of raw desserts for sitting in, taking away or ordering for special occasions. All products are dairy-free, gluten-free, soy-free and refined sugar-free.

And after enjoying a tasty lunch, be sure to grab a coffee from one of the city's great independent cafes.

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