9 of the Best Glasgow Vegan Restaurants
For all the plant-based eaters out there, your taste buds are in for a treat with these vegan restaurants!
There’s never been a better time to swerve meat-based and meat by-products than this day and age! Society has flipped the switch so you don’t have to miss out on flavour if you’re trying the vegan lifestyle. Even if you’re just dabbling, this list of best vegan restaurants in Glasgow might take you by surprise. Being a major city in Scotland, you can find some of the best vegan food around Glasgow to satisfy your taste buds. No more dry salads and flavourless tofu for you.
1. Flying Duck
For the ultimate cheat meal, head over to the Flying Duck and feast your eyes and bellies on their delicious menu. The Flying Duck will give you piece of mind as the whole menu is vegan friendly. Choose from pho-chicken burgers, dirty doner kebabs and chilli cheese fries. As this venue is primarily a nightlife spot, their do some killer cocktails to sip on while you dine. As the best vegan places in Glasgow go, this one is a great way to treat yourself.
142 Renfield St | Website
2. Serenity Now
New kid on the block, Serenity Now opened in 2017 with the concept of selling delicious plant-based dishes that don’t compromise on taste. Their food is all fresh and healthy, so if you want a lunch spot that will leave you feeling good inside this is one of the best vegan restaurants in Glasgow. We highly suggest you pair your food with one of their raved-about smoothies whether that be something fruity or a little bit naughty!
380 Great Western Rd | Website
3. Lotus Vegetarian Cuisine
Did someone say vegan Chinese food?! If you’re a lover of this kind of cuisine, don’t miss out and head to Lotus Vegetarian Cuisine. This popular restaurant has taken a conscious affect to reinvent staple Chinese food without any meat or meat-related products. Better still, they offers really reasonable prices so you can enjoy a classic Chinese meal without breaking the bank. Situated on the bustling Bridge Street, make sure you give this place a try!
69 Bridge St | Website
4. 13th Note
The 13th Note is a cosy little café that’s definitely worth a visit on a day trip or if you’re in need of some life-saving hangover grub. The restaurant prides itself on its love of dogs by day and hosting gigs by night. On the menu you’ll find a variety of small plates, burgers and comfortable foot like vegan mac ‘n’ cheese and haggies, neeps and tatties. 13th Note is where you’ll find the world renowned Scottish warm welcome!
50-60 King St | Website
5. The 78
The 78 restaurant might take you by surprise, as the interior boasts chunky wooden tables and an open fire. Contrary to the traditional décor and country-pub feel, the 78 has a 100% vegan menu for its guests. Pair your vegan small plates (at exceptional prices by the way) with an extensive choice of world beers and you’re in for a great time. As for the best vegan restaurants in Glasgow, this is a great place to try for home-cooked goodness.
10-14 Kelvinhaugh St | Website
6. The Hug and Pint
Besides the adorable name, the Hug and Pint is a unique vegan restaurant that only serves their food for pick up or delivery. Through their ‘The Hug at Home’ service, you can enjoy freshly prepared vegan treats in the comfort of your own living room. Sounds great right? The menu has a Asian fusion style with rice dishes, kimchi and jackfruit curry as just some of the options. They’ll also deliver your food with a variety of beverage options to multiple different postcodes across the Glaswegian region.
171 Great Western Rd | Website
7. Mono Café Bar
Sister to the 78, Mono Café serves the same quality of food and service with a different vibe and style. The venue holds both Mono restaurant and Monorail Music creating the perfect pairing of tasty vegan grub, gigs and an independent record store for browsing. You could spend a good few hours here munching through the menu and discovering new or lost songs. The menu is fully vegan (and a lot of gluten free) including sharing platters, sandwiches, sweets and even sourdough pizzas.
12, Kings Court, King St | Website
8. Soul Food Kitchen
If ‘health and well-being’ is at the heart of everything you do, you’ll instantly have something in common with Soul Food Kitchen. This restaurant has the main focus of serving healthy, plant-based dishes in Glasgow that will leave you feeling glowy and good inside. Soul Food Kitchen swaps dull salads for vibrant ingredients, vegan haggis and soul bowls packed with flavour and finesse. They also handmake their own jam-packed smoothies, and even have a vegan afternoon tea if you’re after brunch plans.
973 Sauchiehall St, Finnieston | Website
9. Suissi Vegan Kitchen
One of the best way to enjoy proper vegan cuisine is from someone who is also vegan, right? Mama Lim, founder of Suissi Vegan Kitchen, found it challenging to find delicious vegan dishes in Glasgow before opening up her innovative space. Now you can find her menu brimming with flavoursome eats mainly stemming from traditional Asian cuisine. From gyozas to comforting soups, authentic noodles and plant-based twists on your classic dishes. There’s something for everyone, and Mama Lim will welcome you with open arms!
494 Dumbarton Rd | Website
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