The 5 Best Vegan Restaurants in Belfast
Whether you’re a fully-fledged vegan or you just want to do your bit for the planet, we’ve got your back.
Over the last few years, the option have vegan food and venues has grown rapidly. This is great news for any long-time vegans who can now find accessible and flavoursome meals! With the growing popularity, we’ve seen a ton of vegan-friendly or entirely plant-based restaurants pop up around the UK – and Northern Ireland is no different. The choice of best vegan restaurants in Belfast means you can pick your favourite flavours and cuisines. Here, we’ve researched and combined the very best Belfast vegan restaurants for you to try whilst on your travels.
1. Umi Falafel
It’s not secret that falafel is not only tasty, but can be turned into so many different dishes. The Greek ingredient is used predominantly at Umi Falafel which is a long-term vegan café in Belfast. At Umi Falafel you’ll find a variety of falafel-based dishes from wraps to salads and classic Lebanese dishes too. If you’re not falafel’s biggest fan, don’t worry! They’re constantly extending their menu and have other vegan-based options like soups and even a Mezze options so you can choose a bunch of smaller dishes and combine together.
96 Botanic Ave | Website
2. Darcy’s Belfast
This family-run establishment on Bradbury Place is small, humble and prides itself on using local, ethically-sourced ingredients for their food. Although Darcy’s isn’t entirely vegan, the restaurant has a dedicated menu to only vegan options. This makes Darcy’s an excellent place to visit for a group of mixed meat-eaters, veggies and vegans with something for everyone. The menus chance with every season, but you can expect soups, burgers, comforting stews and homemade vegan cakes just to name a few stars of the show.
10 Bradbury Pl | Website
Are you on the hunt for a different kind of flavour? We highly recommend Jumon for vegan-food like no other. Jumon is a South-Asian/fusion style vegan restaurant in Belfast that’s a fab place to kick off an evening of good food, drinks and company. The entire menu is plant-based, so you don’t need to worry while perusing the dishes on offer. Small and sweet inside, the menu packs a punch of flavour and offers different meal combinations so you can get the most for your money.
Unit 6 McAuley St | Website
4. Eat Street
Another restaurant dedicated to the vegan movement, Eat Street is a wholesome, hearty venue right in the centre of Belfast. Eat Street is one of the major players when it comes to healthy yet tasty vegan dishes that feel like a treat. If you’ve got a special occasion coming up, this is the place to go for all your vegan food! The dishes are all well-priced, and you can have a full 3-course meal with options like goats ‘cheeze’, vegan-style fish and chips and some traditional desserts that will knock your socks off.
231 Lisburn Rd | Website
5. Havana Bank Square
Havana Bank Square is a newer hidden gem that’s hugely popular for a pre-theatre dinner. Whether you’re going for a show or not, this delicious restaurant is definitely worth a try. They serve all kinds of dishes with a separate vegetarian and vegan menu, offering a wide choice of both classic vegan dishes and some twists on traditional favourites. If you’re in the centre of Belfast city and want to try somewhere new, head over to Havana Bank Square and you won’t be disappointed.
56-58 Berry St | Website
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