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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. Add The Treehouse Restaurant at Alnwick Garden to your Itinerary

    The Treehouse Restaurant at Alnwick Garden

    Alnwick

    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...

  2. 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.

  3. 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. 

  4. Add Grumpy Panda Coffee Bar & Diner to your Itinerary

    Grumpy Panda Coffee Bar & Diner

    Gateshead

    Grumpy Panda Food is the North East's only American-style vegan diner and the first dedicated vegan eatery in Gateshead.

  5. Add The Staiths Cafe to your Itinerary

    The Staiths Cafe

    Gateshead

    The Staiths Cafe aims to become a destination point for comfort, socialising and relaxation, set within the unique surrounds of the Dunston Staiths. By providing high quality coffee, fresh, honest food, together with basic daily essentials, fresh...

  6. Add Filmore & Union to your Itinerary

    Filmore & Union

    Jesmond

    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 The Ship Inn to your Itinerary

    The Ship Inn

    Ouseburn

    The Ship Inn is a family-friendly pub situated in the heart of the Ouseburn and one of the must-visit pubs on any popular Ouseburn pub crawl. The Ship Inn boasts a brand new Vegan kitchen as well as serving a great selection of real ales and cask...

  8. 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...

  9. Add Papa Ganoush to your Itinerary

    Papa Ganoush

    Whitley Bay

    Papa Ganoush has chosen Whitley Bay to establish their flag-ship restaurant. Having started trading in November 2011, evolving the business from a simple, fresh Middle-Eastern street food vendor selling at local markets into a successful enterprise...

  10. 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...

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