Whether you're vegan, vegetarian, flexitarian or just wanting to cut down your meat consumption, there are plenty of restaurant options in Manchester. With veganism on the rise in the last decade, restaurants have followed suit and have finally started properly providing for those who follow a plant-based diet. Long gone are the days where there would be one vegan dish on the menu (usually a stuffed mushroom of some description *eye roll*, now there are menus and even whole restaurants dedicated to plant-based dining. We have compiled a list of the Top 10 Plant-Based Restaurants in Manchester that offer plant-based options to help your dining journey as simple as possible! These restaurants are either entirely plant-based, or have some wonderful options. Happy vegan dining!
What's the vibe: One of Manchester’s few totally vegan restaurants, V-REV Vegan Diner defies every expectation of plant-based food. Located in the heart of the Northern Quarter, it's the perfect spot for carnivores, vegetarians and vegans alike to come together and enjoy excellent plant-based junk food. Think loaded burgers, mac and cheese and hot dogs, but minus the environmental impacts. It's paradise for those who want to reduce their carbon footprint without having to sacrifice everything they love.
Price range: Their famous burgers are between £10-£14, whilst their hotdogs are £9-£10 - totally worth it!
What's the vibe: Vertigo Plant Based Eatery is an entirely plant based restaurant and coffee bar serving up breakfast, lunch, dinner, wines and beers to the good people of Manchester. Reasonably placed and super laid back, Vertigo is a place to leisurely enjoy a coffee or have a catch up with friends over a variety of small plates. The dishes are innovative, fresh and healthy and of course, full of flavour.
Price range: Small plates are around £5 while main meals are just £7.50 - it's excellent value for money.
What's the vibe: Allotment are committed to creating vegan and gluten-free food like you've never tasted before! The menu is fresh and engaging to encompass the best of the season's harvest and local, sustainable growers are used wherever possible. The Allotment brings an entirely new plant-based experience to the table, and it's no surprise they've won Manchester’s Chef of the year, and according to The Times, they are the Number 1 Vegetarian restaurant in Britain!
Price range: We recommend sampling the 5 Course Taster Menu that has been perfectly crafted for those wanting to try a full range of vegan cuisine! At £40 per person, it's not cheap, but it's worth every penny.