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Vegan and Vegetarian

Vegan and Vegetarian Restaurants in Newcastle and Gateshead

Herbivores of Newcastle and Gateshead, you're spoiled for choice! On both sides of the Tyne you'll find an abundance of restaurants with excellent vegetarian and vegan food options to tempt you, as well as several exclusively vegetarian and vegan restaurants that are really something special.

Newcastle is proud to boast several fully vegetarian restaurants, including Sky Apple Cafe in Heaton, and The Bohemian and Super Natural Cafe both in Newcastle city centre, which all have plenty of vegan options too. The Ship Inn, Ouseburn has a celebrated vegan menu which has garnered a string of top reviews. But if that's not enough, Painted Elephant is the first vegan restaurant in Newcastle, with delicious and creative lunch and dinner menus that even meat-eaters will enjoy.

New to Gateshead in 2017, Grumpy Panda Coffee Bar and Diner is the FIRST fully vegan American-style diner to open in the North East and the first dedicated vegan restaurant in Gateshead.

But for exciting vegan or vegetarian food in Newcastle and Gateshead, you don't need to look only for fully meat-free restaurants. Many local independent restaurants cater generously for vegetarians and vegans, with Indian restaurants like Dabbawal and UryItalian restaurants such as The Herb Garden and Pani's Cafe Bar; Mexican restaurants like Zapatista; Gateshead pub The Central and even burger restaurants including the Fat Hippo offer outstanding vegetarian and vegan dishes.

On the Gateshead side of the Tyne, choose from the likes of The Staiths Cafe, and Arch Sixteen Cafe for light bites, but Newcastle and Gateshead vegetarian food isn't all informal. Even fine dining restaurants such as Artisan and Jesmond Dene House Restaurant offer exceptional vegetarian and vegan food in Newcastle, perfect for those extra special occasions.

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  1. Fenwick Food Hall

    Mason + Rye, Porterhouse Butcher and Grill, Fuego and The Naked Deli, to name a few, is just a small taste of what's on offer at Fenwick Food Hall. 

  2. Add The Treehouse Restaurant at Alnwick Garden to your Itinerary

    The Treehouse Restaurant at Alnwick Garden


    The Treehouse Restaurant’s wobbly rope bridges, wooden walkways, twinkling lights and roaring log fire provide a magical dining experience. Offering superb Northumberland fare, the menu uses locally sourced ingredients and features The Duchess of...

  3. Add The Herb Garden Pizza Kitchen to your Itinerary

    The Herb Garden Pizza Kitchen

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    The Herb Garden Pizza Kitchen is an offbeat gem regularly ranked as serving the best pizza in NewcastleGateshead, located on Westgate Road between Central Station and Newcastle Castle.

  4. Add The French Quarter to your Itinerary

    The French Quarter

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Café - Wine Bar - Bistrot - Market

    The French Quarter is a new relaxed neighbourhood restaurant and wine bar situated in a community of unique and quirky businesses under the old railway arches. Here you will find a friendly and approachable...

  5. Add Ury Indian Restaurant to your Itinerary

    Ury Indian Restaurant

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Ury Restaurant takes pride in their culinary journey, crafting the beautiful taste of Kerala in every dish in order to delight and deliver happiness to their guests. Over the years, Kerala has proved to be the exotic spice hub of the world with...

  6. Add Filmore & Union to your Itinerary

    Filmore & Union


    Yorkshire ‘feel good neighbourhood dining’ comes to Newcastle with the opening of new Jesmond restaurant this December 2017!

    Filmore & Union new glass-fronted eatery on Acorn Road in Newcastle’s hottest foodie suburb will be your go-to...

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  7. Add Côte Brasserie to your Itinerary

    Côte Brasserie

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    French inspired restaurant favourite Côte Brasserie is delighted to announce the launch of their newest restaurant in Newcastle.  Located in the heart of Newcastle.

    Boasting its trademark Parisian-style brasserie, diners can expect a selection...

  8. Add Super Natural Cafe to your Itinerary

    Super Natural Cafe

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Super Natural is a brand new bar, eatery and coffee shop located on Grainger Street in Newcastle city centre (just up from the Central Station). Enjoy a delicious breakfast, lunch or tea as well as serving hot and cold drinks and a mouthwatering...

  9. Add Pleased To Meet You to your Itinerary

    Pleased To Meet You

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Pleased to Meet You lunch and evening menus boasts a "Modern British approach with classic French techniques" which have been created to satisfy even the most discerning of taste buds, finely crafted from scratch by our Head Chef, David Kennedy. And...

  10. Add Ernest to your Itinerary



    Great Food, Great Drink and Great Company in the Ouseburn Valley.

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