Best Vegan Restaurants In Edinburgh
Named the third best place in the UK to be a vegan, this city is home to a wealth of eateries offering you plant-based delights morning, noon and night. Whether you're strictly off the meat or just fancy cutting down on it, these bars and restaurants are serving up cruelty-free and sustainable eats for your chowing pleasure. Check out our top picks for vegan food in Edinburgh.
Over on Princes Street, YO! is dishing out all kinds of scrumptious vegan sushi. Kick things off with a plate of avocado maki, then move on to a tasty pumpkin katsu curry or a bowl of veggie noodles. It's a great spot for catch-ups with mates and fun dates.
Boasting beaut views of the capital from its lofty location on Castle Street, Chaophraya is the Thai hotspot that's making our mouth water. Vegan options include the vegetable tacos and summer rolls, as well as a great selection of stir-fries, curries and salads.
One place that is blowing it out of the water with its plant-based offerings is BrewDog Lothian Road. Well-known for its comfort food bites and tasty beers, this eatery rustles up dishes such as a crispy jackfruit burger topped with vegan cheese, as well as buffalo cauliflower and chick'n wings.
Las Iguanas just happens to be one of the best vegan places in the city, serving up plates such as nachos topped with smoked chipotle jackfruit and veggie chilli tacos. To wash it down? Choose from a fantastic selection of cocktails, beers and wines.
Up there as one of the most vegan-friendly restaurants in Edinburgh, Bar Soba caters to the meat and dairy-free with gusto. This joint is known for its appetising array of East Asian grub, with choices including a cauliflower katsu curry and a pad Thai salad.
The only totally vegan Italian restaurant in Edinburgh, Novapizza will have you drooling over its mouthwatering selection of grub. Dine on everything from penne al salmone to pizza capricciosa, followed by tiramisu or affogato - all of which is plant-based.
Found in Leith, The Sly Fox is a fantastic find for plant-based brunches, lunches and vegan cakes in Edinburgh. Chow down on French toast with a side of vegan bacon and maple syrup, or opt for the famous faux gras, which is a pâté made of mushrooms, lentils and walnuts.
On the hunt for a scrumptious vegan breakfast in Edinburgh to kick start your day? Over at Dishoom, its kitchen is slinging out mouthwatering mid-morning munch, such as meat-free sausage naan rolls and a Bombay-inspired full breakfast, among curries, salads and puddings.
Civerinos is hands down one of the best vegan restaurants in Edinburgh's city centre. Alongside its usual cheesy pies, there's a delicious selection of plant-based slices, including the day trippin', which comes topped with a variety of mushrooms, truffle oil and parsley.
Offering striking interiors alongside customisable slices, with 858 different plant-based options available, @pizza is the ultimate spot for vegan pizza in Edinburgh. Using locally sourced produce, they'll have you feasting on some seriously delicious goods, each oozing with a hefty helping of dairy-free cheese.
If you're on the hunt for vegan junk food in Edinburgh, Harmonium always comes up trumps. The whole menu is 100% plant-based, from the filet o' to-fish to the Philly cheesesteak pizza. It's the ultimate spot if you're after comforting grub in a chilled-out setting.