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Vegan and Vegetarian

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 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' Facebook page to find out more.

Picnic

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.

Rawnchy

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.

 

Serenity Now

The exterior of Serenity Now with people dining inside

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. Check out Serenity Now’s menu on their website.

 

Mayze Coffee & Food

Based in Finnieston is Mayze Coffee & Food. The cafe offers speciality coffee, alongside a fully vegetarian menu and vegan bakery. Currently open for takeaway only Friday to Sunday. Check out Mayze’s Instagram for updates.

The Glasvegan

For vegan fast food, The Glasvegan in St. Enoch Square in the heart of the city 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 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.

 

Plant-based and vegetarian restaurants

Ranjit's Kitchen

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.

Down to Earth

The Partick restaurant offers up 'flexitarian dining', with a mainly meat-free menu and plenty of veggie and vegan options. 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

Two people sitting outside Sprigg holding coffee cups with the Gallery of Modern Art in the background

Sprigg

Pop into Sprigg and build your 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 serving exciting and tasty dishes on their entirely vegan menu. All dishes also contain zero MSG additives. Visit the Suissi Vegan Asian Kitchen website to look at their mouth-watering menu.  

Trusty Buck's

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.

HOOKED Fish & Chips

Check out HOOKED Fish & Chips in Mount Florida, open for collection or delivery, for a twist on traditional chip shop favourites. You can try their aubergine fritters, cauli hot wings or Tofish and chips.

 

Fine dining restaurants in Glasgow with dedicated veggie and vegan menus

Two Fat Ladies at The Buttery

The Glasgow institution, Two Fat Ladies at The Buttery, offers a specific vegan/vegetarian menu for diners, with numerous gluten-free options available too. Book a table on the Two Fat Ladies website.

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, 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.

Hotel Du Vin Bistro

Set in the 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.

 

Enjoy Glasgow’s cafes, bars and restaurants safely by checking in advance if pre-booking is required for both indoor and outdoor spaces. If your plans change or you are unable to make your reservation, please support Glasgow’s businesses by getting in touch to let them know.

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Article last updated: August 2021