Finding vegan-friendly restaurants and cafes can be challenging, even in 2022. Luckily, Liverpool City Centre boasts incredible options, from pancakes at plant-based cafe, The Vibe, to chat bombs at Mowgli. We’ve narrowed down our top 10 vegan friendly spots in Liverpool, guaranteed to impress even the fussiest eaters.
1. The Vibe
A recent addition to Paradise Street, The Vibe, is a 100% plant-based cafe offering breakfast, lunch and baked goods. The dog-friendly cafe offers vegan poached eggs, ‘salmon’ made out of carrots and an amazing range of specialty lattes. A must do if you’re visiting Liverpool.
2. Potts Coffee and Kitchen
The first fully vegan coffee shop in Liverpool, Potts Coffee and Kitchen are known for their extensive pancake menu and traditional English breakfast. With a focus on sustainability, community and high quality food, Potts is the perfect place for brunch with friends or a study session fuelled by oat mochas. Head down to Slater Street and enjoy some buttermilk pancakes.
Located on the Albert Docks, Bold Street and Allerton, Maray offers an array of mezze and small plates, perfect for sharing. With options for all, ask for the vegan menu and choose from a huge selection including falafel, focaccia, disco cauliflower. Cocktail options are clearly labelled, so you can enjoy a tipple.
4. Down the Hatch
Duke Street’s, Down the Hatch, are known for their fully veggie and vegan menu and are favourites amongst the vegan community. With 80% of their menu being completely vegan, Down the Hatch is perfect for a treat, offering a variety of mac and cheese options, loaded fries and burgers.
5. The Egg Cafe
Liverpool’s premier vegetarian cafe, The Egg, located just off Bold Street, is at the heart of the veggie and vegan community. The chilled, bohemian eatery offers delicious, homemade food at low prices and a plant-based roast every Sunday. The Egg has been open since 1984 and is an asset to the city.
Perfect for sharing and trying new food, Mowgli boasts incredible vegan options. With several locations including Bold Street and Water Street, Mowgli offers authentic Indian cuisine, certain to get your tastebuds tingling. Known for its chat bombs, which can be made vegan, the restaurant has the option of a vegan menu, including treacle fries, fenugreek fries and a variety of curries.
Located on Bold Street, Bundobust serves veggie and vegan Gujarati street food and specially crafted beer. Vegan options are clearly labelled and include mung chatdata, okra fries and combo deals. Perfect for sharing, Bundobust is great if you’re new to veganism and want to try new foods and flavours.
Organico is a veggie and vegan juice bar and eatery, located on Bold Street. Known for its ‘Instagram worthy’ interior, Organico has a beautiful selection of cakes and pastries, as well as buddha bowls, soups and grilled cheese sandwiches. Veggie options can be made vegan and the portion sizes are very generous.
9. Brewdog Liverpool
You probably know Brewdog best for its amazing beers but they also have a fantastic vegan food menu. they offer a range of delicious vegan burgers, working with the best vegan brands including Crispy Tindle™ and Beyond Meat. All burgers are served on a beetroot brioche bun too! They also serve, cauliflower and seitan ‘wings’, plus vegan salads and desserts. Don’t miss their Vegan Mondays, where you can get 2-4-1 on all their vegan and veggie mains.
10. Rosa’s Thai Cafe
At popular Albert Dock restaurant, Rosa’s Thai Cafe, no one has to feel left out as they serve vegan versions of their most popular dishes. Additionally, they offer the likes of pumpkin crackers (as an alternative to prawn crackers) and their sharing platter includes Rosa’s homemade spring rolls, sweetcorn cakes, salt & pepper tofu and more.
Vegan Friendly Spots: The Extended Version
Guac ‘n’ Roll Kitchen
Located at The Fashion Hub in Liverpool’s growing Fabric District, Guac ‘n’ Roll Kitchen is a punk rock vegan kitchen serving awesome homemade burgers, mains, and creative small plates. Open Thursday – Sunday.
Sanskruti is a meat-free Indian restaurant serving vegetarian and vegan dishes and is one of the best Indian restaurants in the city. There is a huge range of choices and even if you’re visiting with friends and family who aren’t veggie or vegan they will love it. The dishes are full of flavour, with generous portion sizes.
Serving up Italian-inspired fare amidst the warmth of its stylish decor, tuck into a slice of heaven expertly made by pizza specialists, Gusto. With vegan cheese, chargrilled courgette, red peppers, sweetcorn, chilli and extra virgin olive topped onto a San Marzano tomato based, their Sourdough Vegano Pizza is a treat for the tastebuds.
This traditional pub has a 100% vegan menu featuring burgers, ‘wings’ and loaded fries. Serving craft beer and real ale, you can’t beat The Caledonia.
Providing delectable dishes made with locally-sourced ingredients, family-run Peaberry boast a varied menu for all dietary requirements. Start the day off right with a colourful smoothie bowl featuring a delicious blend of pineapple, mango and banana, or opt for something savoury with Akuri – scrambled tofu paired with diced onion and vine red tomatoes.
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Whether it’s a family occasion or a light lunch, Stanley’s Bar and Grill offers a warm welcome at any time of day. For those favouring meatless meals, dishes include chickpea hummus with charred flatbread, butternut squash and chickpea curry accompanied with rice and picked chilli, and for a sweet treat, enjoy an indulgent chocolate brownie with raspberry sorbet.
Famed for its tapas, deli platters and paella, diners at Lunyalita can enjoy a variety of vegan dishes packed with flavour. Enjoy a selection of snacks, breads and olives alongside traditional tapas options including Padron peppers, pan-fried tender stem broccoli an cauliflower ‘wings’ drizzled in spicy buffalo sauce.