St Peter Square spot The Anthologist is a truly plush place to settle down to dinner, with a gorgeous outdoor dining terrace to boot. As for food? Vegan tuna carpaccio, 'shrimp' lollipops and ravioli head up the herbivore offerings.
Vegan Restaurants In Manchester
A few years ago it was almost impossible for a vegan to eat out in Manchester, except for an obscure café somewhere in the city. Now, the whole place is alight with everything from meat-free menus to whole venues dedicated to protecting animals. So whether you need a delicious meal or somewhere to accommodate a friend, here’s our vegan guide to Manchester's restaurants.
Peter Street Kitchen is a truly unique culinary experience, combining contemporary Japanese fine dining with Mexican dishes. Better yet, they haven't left vegans going hungry. There's a full menu for you to enjoy, including avocado tartare and tobanyaki.
If you're on the hunt for vegan food in Manchester's city centre, Doghouse has got you covered. Launched by BrewDog, this bar and hotel offers a range of scrumptious plant-based eats, from Beyond Meat and Crispy Tindle burgers to buffalo cauliflower and Temple of Seitan wings.
Fronting a full vegan and vegetarian menu, Slug and Lettuce in Deansgate and on Albert Square isn't to be passed up if you're looking for somewhere to gather with friends. From the stylish interiors to a whole host of cocktails, you can really make a night of it here.
You'll find Via Manchester in the iconic gay village and, while it's usually known for its party atmosphere, they're not short on vegan pub grub either. Topping it off? You can end your night with a drag show and plenty of tasty cocktails.
Mowgli not only delivers on wonderful Indian street food, but also has a splattering of great vegan plates as well. If you try one dish, make it the Holy Chow; their crowning plant-based glory and a scrumptious mix of spiced chickpea, potato, spinach, and ginger, all served in a loaf.
Just when you thought The Alchemist was only fronting killer concoctions and quirky cocktails, they prove you wrong. From 'phish' finger sandwiches and plant burgers to Buddha bowls and vegetable gyozas, the Media City, Spinningfields and New York Street venues have vegan grub galore.
Combining old photos and colour-popping interiors with a stunning historical location, Dishoom is one of Manchester's swishest restaurants. The hearty Indian menu has been adapted for meat-free eaters, with a strong selection of small plates and aromatic curry mains.
Bringing a slice of the sunny West Coast to Manchester, FoodWell is an LA-inspired restaurant in Salford that puts healthy eating at the forefront. Tuck into a long list of herbivore-friendly food, including cauliflower hot wings, lemon courgette scallops and a Korean aubergine fillet.
How could any list of vegan restaurants in Manchester be complete without the OG's at V Rev? Starting out as a vegan grocery store, they've expanded into a full dining space, offering playful meat-free twists on American classics such as burgers, fried chicken and mac 'n' cheese.
If you're searching for vegan-friendly dinners this evening, Cote is always a good shout. Enjoy classic French dishes with a plant-based twist, from chargrilled celeriac to mushroom pate and delicious vegan burgers. Plus, you can order salads or frites on the side.
One of the city's most sustainable restaurants, Sandbar has a great selection of pizza made with Tofutti plant-based mozzarella. Hidden on Grosvenor Street, this spot is keeping you refreshed with a large choice of vegan beers and features innovative touches such as 100% renewable energy.
Though it's not technically a vegan restaurant, Elnecot happens to be serving up some of the finest plant-based small plates in Manchester. What's on the menu? Think fun dishes like the sexy greens, disco cabbage and wild mushroom arancini among the seasonal specials.
Fancy vegan food in Manchester doesn't get much better than at The Allotment. If you're marking an occasion, the Michelin Guide restaurant has a selection of taster menus, with standout cruelty-free dishes that include the likes of butternut squash bon bons and roasted apple mousse.
With acclaim from national reviewers, Bundobust's street food and craft beer philosophy may seem simple, but it's hella tasty. Topping the list of vegan restaurants in Manchester's Northern Quarter, it's a must for sharing grub; though don't end up squabbling over the bhel puri - a mix of pastry, peas and tamarind chutney.
The Counter House is an Aussie-inspired restaurant in Manchester with powerful plant-based choices, including a belter of a full English. If you're heading over later, check out the black dhal with cauliflower rice before diving into the peanut butter dark chocolate brownie.
A bar which also dabbles in tasty bites, Speak in Code is fronting an exclusively vegan menu to boot. The space is a café during the day, but by night it transforms itself into a slick bar, rustling up the likes of cauliflower wings, BBQ jackfruit and smart cocktails.