Best Vegan Restaurants in Newcastle
With more and more people switching to a plant-based diet, this bustling North East city has become a fantastic place for vegans to enjoy a guilt-free bite to eat!
Across the city, you’ll find a wonderful selection of vegan eateries, cafes and restaurants where you can pick up something for when you’re on the go or get sat down for a proper meal. Here, you’ll find everything from street food hotspots to classic English pubs serving some of the best vegan food you’ll ever come across. So if you’re heading to this fantastic town for a big celebration, make sure you stay fed and check out our list of the best vegan restaurants in Newcastle!
1. Soul Shack Vegan Grill
Situated in the city’s unique and vibrant shipping container village, Soul Shack Vegan Grill is the place to head to if you’re looking for BBQ food without the meat! Regarded highly for their all-vegan ribs and doner meat, you will also find a great deal of other delicious imitation foods here with anything from burgers to sub sandwiches and even sweet treats like cakes and pastries! Not only does this restaurant deliver, but being situated in such a lively and exciting part of the city, the atmosphere here is great throughout the day!
Unit 41, The Stack (Pilgrim St) | Website
2. Karma Kitchen Vegan Café
Specialising in vegan Indian cuisine, Karma Kitchen Café is a family-run restaurant that prepares freshly made curries, tofu dishes and much more. You’ll find this restaurant right in the heart of the city centre on the bustling Bigg Market, making this a great place to stop off for a bite to eat whilst exploring Newcastle. It’s safe to say that this is a highly regarded and well-loved eatery in the city… not just for vegans and vegetarians but for those who appreciate amazing Indian food too!
6 Bigg Market | Website
3. Little Green
Doubling up as both a café & eatery as well as a health food shop, Little Green Newcastle puts a particular focus on using only the best organic and locally-sourced ingredients where possible. Whether you’re after a hearty vegan breakfast, a pizza to fill up on at lunchtime or something totally different to what you’re used to, there’s something for everyone to enjoy here! Taking culinary inspiration from Cuban, Indian and Thai cuisines especially, you might just find your new favourite vegan food at this highly respected eatery.
Goldspink Ln | Website
If you’re looking for authentic and delicious Indian street food then you don’t need to look any further than Snackwallah. Located in the historic Grainger Market in the city centre, this all-vegan eatery is both affordable and offers a great range of menu items. Even if you’re in a hurry, you can always opt to take your food away with you. Make sure you read through our best clubs in Newcastle if you're planning a night out on the 'toon'.
42-43 Grainger Market | Website
5. The Carriage Pub
From the outside, you might suspect that The Carriage Pub only serves the usual pub grub you’d find anywhere else… however, this couldn’t be further from the truth! In fact, this pub boasts an all-vegan menu alongside a great selection of drinks that also include vegan options too. Inside, you’ll be welcomed with a warm and cosy atmosphere just as you’d expect from an historic pub. We also have a list of the best bottomless brunch in Newcastle.
Archbold Terrace | Website
6. Super Natural Café
With a huge range of different cuisines and kinds of food available throughout the day, Super Natural Café Newcastle is a fantastic place to stop by for a spot of breakfast, lunch or dinner! With a new and much larger premises, this is a highly regarded as being one of the best vegan eateries in the city and there’s no mystery as to why! Taking that little extra step, this menu guarantees that their food is completely free from gluten, soya and refined sugars, meaning that absolutely nothing unnatural is added during preparation.
27 Grainger St | Website
7. The Ship Inn Newcastle
Under the same ownership as the Carriage, The Ship Inn Newcastle is another historic boozer that boasts a packed out and fully vegan menu! With light and modern décor inside, this is a welcoming venue that puts more of a focus on creating inventive and unique dishes using the best natural ingredients rather than working towards imitating meat products. Not only will you find a huge range of choice when it comes to food and drink, but this pub restaurant is close to the city centre but away from the hustle and bustle.
Stepney Bank | Website
Whether you’re after a guilt-free full English breakfast, a delicious lunch or a mouth-watering dinner, Vegano Newcastle has it all. Starting out as a mobile food stand, this popular eatery is renowned for its fantastic plant-based fast food, serving everything from imitation bacon cheese burgers to lasagne! With gluten-free options available on the menus too, there’s a great deal of options to take a look at no matter what time of day you fancy a bite to eat here.
33A Blandford Sq | Website
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