Whilst these top 5 lists are not in any particular order, these Vegan restaurants are some firm favourites of Foozie and we think them deserving of a shout out! If you are looking for inspiration for your next meal then have a scroll…
Address: 123 East Street, Bristol BS3
Vegan junk food, but thats not a thing right? Wrong! It totally is, and the people of Bristol are living for it. VX has been going strong for two years now and what they are offering stands right up there against the food porn photos that fill instagram. VX are pushing the movement that vegan doesn’t equal boring. Their experimental menu has all of the good things we all want in life, gooey cheese, layers of chocolate, burritos and burgers. But how can this be? Well, VX import lots of fantastic Vegan ingredients from all around the world, meaning the possibilities are both endless, adventerous and delicious.
Address: 108 Stokes Croft, Bristol BS1
Cafe Kino is a not for profit vegan cafe based in the beating heart of Stokes Croft. Any money made goes right back into the cafe and it’s staff. Kino has a strong ethical focus, and this space is a community area as well as a place to meet for food and drinks. You’ll see a strong lineup of Bristol producers and growers providing the ingredients, coffee and bread and artwork from locals hanging on the walls. The falafel sharing platter is a dish perfect to munch on whilst catching up with a friend over coffee or something a bit stronger durin the evenings but there are also vegan burgers, sandwiches, snacks and soups to choose from.
Address: 57 West Street, Old Market BS2
Fi Real brings you Vegan and Vegetarian foods with an authentic Caribbean flavour. This vibrant and colourful restaurant only adds to the experience of trying a different way to enjoy this popular cuisine. Fi Real want to show their customers that taking the vegan option doesn’t mean flavour or variety has to be compromised. Caribbean favourites such as fried plantain, Jamaican quorn curry and dumplings all grace the menu. Whilst there are also lots of vegan cakes and fresh homemade juices.
Address: 71 North Street, Bristol BS3
Bold and beautiful cakes are what greets you when you enter the door at Earthcake. This tiny (there is seating for 10, plus a stack of high chairs) cafe has two experienced chefs and bakers at the helm who always harboured dreams of owning their own independent establishment. Stop in for a coffee and a sumptuous slice of cake with a friend or take away; there are plenty of options. Earthcake also make to order, so if you are after something sweet to suit vegan tastes, they have you covered.
Address: pop-up at The Beer Emporium, 15 King Street, Bristol
For those who have visited The Beer Emporium before – you will already know this snug and cosy bar is a great hideaway from the bustle of Bristol city centre life. Pepenero run the kitchen here, and they offer both a dedicated vegan and vegetarian pizza menu with over 10 choices on each. The pizzas aim to recreate some of the options available to meat-eaters; for example the vegan bacon style pizza, or if you don’t prefer meat substitutes, you can select a vegan fest or vegan caprese.