Looking for vegan and vegetarian friendly places to eat in Liverpool? You're at the right blog!
If you're heading to Liverpool and follow a plant-based or vegetarian diet - you're in for a treat! You won't find yourself hungry here.
Trying to find places to eat when you’re on a vegan or vegetarian diet can be difficult so we have put together a list of some of the best places to go to enjoy all the natural goodness. Whether it's a light snack, a junk food indulgence or a good old English breakfast, we’ve found something for everyone.
Inspired by the vibrant and varied street foods of India, Bundobust on Bold Street is the perfect place to try a multitude of vegan and veggie Indian dishes with a modern twist. You can pick your own items off the menu or you could go right in there and order the banquet to sample everything on the menu.
Bundobust offers a relaxed experience including vibrant indoor decor, bench seating and their very own brewed beer from the Bundo Brewery established in 2021.
The Art School
Paul Askew and his team at The Art School have a whole range of vegan and vegetarian menus for you to try. From tasting menus to Prix Fixe menus and the Menu Excellence, there are beautiful dishes for everyone to try.
Located on Sugnall Street in Liverpool’s Georgian Quarter, you can find Art School based inside the stunning lantern room of the Victorian 1888 ‘Home for Destitute Children’ building, making for a bright and naturally lit dining space. The restaurant has 48 chairs and a team of self-proclaimed 'eccentric experts' on-hand to ensure the best possible experience.
A firm favourite in Liverpool thanks to its mouth-watering Spanish cuisine, Lunyalita has a dedicated vegan menu complete with a variety of snacks, breads and olives, a traditional vegetable paella or tapas options, perfect for those wanting to try a bit of everything, such as pan fried tender stem broccoli, padron peppers, patatas bravas and cauli ‘wings’ with hot buffalo sauce.
You'll find Lunyalita on Liverpool's Royal Albert Dock on Liverpool Waterfront.
Maray is a brilliant place to go when your party is a mix of vegan and meat eaters. Their separate vegan menu offers a range of small plates to die for inspired by flavours from around the globe. From sweet potato wedges to braised rice and lentils, Maray boasts a plentiful and eclectic vegan menu that’s sure to get you drooling. A well-known Maray favourite is the Disco Caulifower - it's cauliflower like you've never seen or tasted before!
Indulge in a slice of heaven at Rudy’s Pizza. The pizzeria serves up the Marinara, made with delicious San Marzano tomatoes, garlic, oregano and basil. For an alternative, keep your eye on their specials board, which always has a rotating vegan pizza offering.
You can find Rudy's venues on Castle Street, Royal Albert Dock and Bold Street in Liverpool. And don't forget to try the dips - all the dips!
Down The Hatch on Duke Street is a favourite amongst local vegans and vegetarians as they take classic junk food like burgers, hotdogs and loaded fries and give them a vegan twist.
With a menu that is 80% vegan, allowing for a few halloumi fries, there is no meat in sight in this basement restaurant but the biggest meat eaters around have been known to enjoy one of their famous Seiten Burgers with no fuss. It's junk food with a little less guilt!
If you’re in the mood for a burger then Fat Hippo on Bold Street is certainly worth a visit. Choose from five different plant-based burgers, each served with amazing toppings on a vegan brioche bun and hand-cut chips.
They also do a range of vegan starters including vegan frickles, vegan dirty waffles and vegan nachos. If you don't fancy eating in, you can also order online for click and collect.
The Egg Cafe
As one of the first establishments dedicated to vegetarian and vegan food in Liverpool, The Egg Cafe offers a classic homemade menu of soups, salads, burgers and cakes in a laid-back bohemian-style loft in a listed building off Bold Street. On a Sunday they even offer a full vegan roast dinner, sign us up!
A huge success in Liverpool, the Indian street food restaurant, Mowgli has taken the local curry scene by storm with not one but two venues in the city. With their flagship on Bold Street and a larger venue on Water Street by Liverpool’s Town Hall, they offer a vegan menu featuring some of the restaurant’s classic street food and tiffin boxes. The Holy Chow and Mowgli Chip Butty are a must for any visiting vegan.
The twinkly lights and wooden 'swingset' style tables also make Mowgli a pretty and fun place to dine.
Another brilliant hidden basement gem, you can find vegan and vegetarian Indian restaurant Sanskruti on Bixteth Street in the Business District of Liverpool.
Sanskruti serves authentic cuisine from every corner of India, including street food, curries and naan bread big enough to feed a small town, Sanskruti is a firm choice for a traditional vegan Indian banquet.
Duke Street Market
Duke Street Food and Drink Market has a whole host of independent food traders for you to pick from on your next visit. With dedicated vegan menus and vendors available you’ll be able to easily see what is on offer from each stall.
From salads to cubanos, ramen and pizza, there’s lots of choice. The best thing about Duke Street Market is everyone can order from somewhere different, that way there are no arguments about where to eat!
A stone's throw away from Liverpool ONE, The Vibe is the perfect place to grab a full vegan breakfast, a light lunch or enjoy a cake and a hot drink. Their a family-run business that is passionate about making as much food as possible in-house from scratch; spending many hours in the kitchen creating one-of-a-kind dishes packed with whole foods.
Whether you’re visiting for breakfast, brunch or lunch, Peaberry’s colourful menu is guaranteed to offer your new favourite meal. Choose from Akuri with scrambled tofu and diced red onions, a vegan breakfast with roast portobello mushrooms and sliced avocado, or for something a little lighter, enjoy a smoothie bowl with fresh fruit or a crunchy granola bowl.
You'll find the family-run cafe inside the Royal Albert Dock.
For a taste of Mexico, head to Madre and indulge in their Cabbage and Pepper Toreados, made with pan-roasted cabbage, grilled peppers, peanut butter, miso and salsa macha. While you're waiting, opt for a few nibbles including kikones alongside Guac and Chips smashed with lime juice. Wash the guac and chips down with a classic Margarita or even head for a tipple at Burnt Milk Hotel, a well-stocked hideaway next door in Anchor Courtyard.
Available exclusively at Pizza Punks especially for January, Pizza Punks’ chefs have designed two tasty vegan specials featuring Purezza’s Stracciazza cheese. The Meatfreeball Marinara features Punks’ delicious homemade marinara sauce, Purezza Stracciazza, Future Farm vegan meatballs, balsamic glaze, basil & vegan parm. Alternatively, try the Romesco Vegana, topped with a tasty roast red pepper & sunflower romesco sauce, balsamic cherry tomatoes, sweet drop peppers, Purezza Stracciazza, toasted seeds & basil oil.
There you have it, loads of places to choose from for veggies and vegans! Don't forget to share pics and videos of your veggie scran with us on socials at VisitLiverpool.
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