Vegetarian Restaurants in Manchester

Searching for Manchester restaurants with good vegetarian options? Well, you're in the right place. From dedicated menus through to lip-smacking specials, these guys are going above and beyond when it comes to meat-free dining. Whether you're playing around with flexi eating, catering to a diverse group of palates or just fancy something plant-based for dinner, check out our guide to the best vegetarian restaurants in Manchester here.

Last updated on 12th July 2021

Pho Manchester

211 user reviews 4

One of the city's favourite restaurants, Pho is a Corn Exchange bar and restaurant bringing a delicious selection of Vietnamese dishes to Manchester. From noodle soups to warming rice bowls, this is a must for authentic, meat-free East Asian eating.

MOJO Manchester

67 user reviews 4

Not only does MOJO whip up some of the best cocktails in the city, but it's also home to some unmissable vegan and vegetarian menus. Get stuck into the list of mai tais and pornstar martinis, matched with mac balls, plant-based hot dogs and fries smothered in an array of sauces.

Often hailed as one of the best restaurants for vegetarian food in Manchester, Dishoom will have you feasting on elevated Indian cuisine in a pretty setting. Explore signature bowls of paneer pineapple tikka, jackfruit biryani and gunpowder potatoes with heaps of veggie sides.

If ever there were a name championing the meat-free movement, it would have to be V Rev. Churning out some of the very best vegan food in Manchester alongside independent art to boot, this diner-style restaurant is the place for everything from burgers and bakery bits. 

With its industrial chic interiors and ultra cool Ancoats location, Elnecot is somewhere both veggies and meat-eaters will obsess over. There's a wide choice of vegetarian dishes made with locally sourced ingredients, this includes their signature disco cabbage.

One of the best vegetarian Indian restaurants in Manchester, Bundobust is a great idea for people looking for top-notch grub that won't break the bank. Expect to find flavoursome curries and sides, all washed down with delicious craft beer. 

Zouk offers a fusion of authentic Indo-Pakistani dishes with a contemporary twist. One of the best restaurants in Manchester for vegetarians, this dinnertime fave will have you swooning over aromatic favourites such as bengan masala, palak paneer and tarka dall. 

Like the sound of sourdough topped with poached eggs, smashed avocado and chilli flakes? One of our favourite restaurants in Manchester with vegetarian options, Counter House is a must from brunch all the way through to dinner thanks to its menu of globally-inspired dishes.

East Z East Riverside

2 user reviews 5

The home of Punjabi cuisine in Salford, this restaurant totes modern decor and plush private dining rooms. Catering for any occasion, East Z East Riverside will blow you away with impressive veggie plates such as mushroom pakora and daal karahi.

One of the best vegan restaurants in Manchester's Northern Quarter, What The Pitta is a firm fave for meat-free feasting. See what the fuss is about with their range of veggie döner kebabs, gyros wraps and juicy burgers, with delicious desserts from The Cheesefake Company. 

Greens is an unmissable spot helmed by TV chef Simon Rimmer. This lively West Didsbury restaurant is celebrated by those who know that you don't need meat to have a gastronomical feast; expect food packed with flavour and assembled with local, fresh and seasonal produce.


4 user reviews 5

Taking inspiration from the traditions of Southern Italy, Rosso is a mecca for Mediterranean dining in Manchester. When it comes to their meat-free options? You'll be impressed by the wide choice of signature pasta, pizza and antipasti available.  

Vertigo: Plant Based Eatery

1 user review 5

This Cross Street gem serves up a delicious selection of plates from dawn 'til dusk. With fresh coffee and tasty pastries primed for morning commuters, alongside a hearty range of stews and burgers for the late night eaters, Vertigo is one of the best vegan restaurants in Manchester.