Glasgow has a great selection of vegan and veggie eateries and it's an ever-evolving scene. From new neighbourhood cafes to award-winning restaurants offering plant-based menus, Glasgow is continuing to maintain its place as one of the UK’s most vegan-friendly cities.
Focusing on fresh, organic and cruelty-free ingredients, Picnic brings a vegan option to the daytime cafes of the Merchant City. The menu includes their curry of the day, wraps, sandwiches, smoothies and cakes. Visit Picnic’s website to book a table.
Based in Dennistoun to the east of the city, 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. Check out the Rawnchy website to book.
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. View Serenity Now’s menu on their website.
Based in the ever-trendy Finnieston is Mayze Coffee & Food, which offers speciality coffee, alongside a fully vegetarian menu and vegan bakery. Currently closed for sit in and open Friday to Sunday. Keep an eye out on Mayze’s Instagram for updates.
The foodie quarter of Finnieston is where you'll find Soul Food Kitchen. The plant-based cafe bills itself as offering food that serves the body and soul, with a menu promising hearty soup, delicious soul bowls and indulgent burgers. Book a table on the Soul Food Kitchen’s website.
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 Panjabi 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. Reopening on May 18, the menu includes seasonal veggie produce from ethical suppliers. Follow Saramago on Instagram to keep up to date.
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 also are very dog-friendly! Visit The 13th Note’s website to find out more.
Pop in to 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.
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.
The Glasgow institution, Two Fat Ladies at The Buttery, known for its relaxed old-school feel of a by-gone era, offers a specific vegan/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, gourmet 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.