Best Vegan and Vegetarian Restaurants in Belfast

Wondering where to get your fix of plant-based grub? With the popularity of meat-free eating at an all-time high, restaurants and pubs all around the city are getting with the times and offering more veggie options on their menus. Whether you're after comfort food classics or fine dining dishes, you'll find it all in our guide to the best places for vegan and vegetarian food in Belfast.

Last updated on 13th September 2021

With a menu that includes a range of dishes like pumpkin katsu, spinach and edamame gyoza, avocado sushi rolls and shiitake mushroom, YO! is a great option for those of you after vegetarian-friendly dining in Belfast.

Hadskis is giving plant-based food a fine dining twist. The modern European kitchen is cooking up bites such as baked aubergine and spiced chickpeas, beetroot burrata and lemon tart from their Donegall Street digs.

Where to eat vegan food in Belfast? AMPM, of course. The decadent restaurant is treating you to a range of meatless small plates, light bites and seasonally-changing dishes, such as whipped goats cheese with toasted pecans and carrot jam - yes please.

From the balti and lentil-based takka daal to boxy potatoes and makhani cooked with butter and cream, 7 Spice should be on your list if you're after vegetarian Indian food in Belfast. Plus, you can book a private dining pod for socially-distanced dining.

Fibber Magee's is a proper Irish pub providing cosy vibes and veggie-friendly plates. Their offerings may not be massive but they're sure to please with bites ranging from a lunchtime Ploughman's and soup of the day to a caramelised onion, cranberry and brie tart.

Head to Darcy's where you'll find top-notch vegetarian comfort food. Not only does the quaint family-run restaurant have traditional interiors and champion local produce, but it also has a menu especially for meat-free diners. 

An award-winning bar and restaurant in the Cathedral Quarter, The Northern Whig is whipping up a tasty selection of vegan and vegetarian food in Belfast. Take your pick from their selection of plant-based burgers, Thai green curries and beetroot arancini for a truly delicious meal.

A quirky dining experience in Belfast, Six by Nico is dishing up an exciting array of six-course feasts every six weeks. Opt between a meat-fuelled or vegetarian menu and enjoy a meal inspired around various themes including British picnics, Sicilian cuisine and popular Indian food.

Up there with the top restaurants for vegetarians in Belfast, Coppi is binging a taste of Italy to Saint Anne's Square. Grab a seat in one of the plush booths and take in the industrial chic decor as chefs create your mouthwatering meal from an open kitchen.

Nestled within former Victorian stables, Molly's Yard is one of the best vegan restaurants in Belfast. This charming spot is keeping growling tums at bay with award-winning plates and homemade bread, including spinach-stuffed field mushrooms and garlic chips.

Yügo City is raising the game on Belfast restaurants serving vegan and vegetarian food. Try something different and tuck into sesame and spinach futomaki, kimchi bao and truffle fried rice at this wacky Asian establishment.

Cauliflower bites, plant-based platters, three bean chilli and halloumi burgers are all on the menu at Laverys. One of the best fun restaurants serving vegan food in Belfast, this family-run bar is providing you with a night of entertainment in the form of live sports screenings and pool.