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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 Junk It Up (formerly 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.

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. A visit to Kiln in Ouseburn is a must. This hipster's paradise combines urban chic decor, busy, working ceramic workshop and bustling cafe and bar. Serving Mediterranean sharing platters, tasty hash bowls and much more - vegans and vegetarians will be impressed with the homemade, fresh food on offer. 

Little Green Social is the newest kid on the block, offering a fully vegan menu bursting with locally sourced and organic ingredients. Situated just outside of Newcastle city centre, this quirky family run café is also a bar, health food shop and social space, shining the spotlight on eco living with a re-fill station for vegan shampoo, conditioner and household cleaning products. 

If you’d rather eat in than out, then mother/ daughter creation, Karma Kitchen will deliver freshly prepared, vegan, Indian food straight to your door. The Geordie duo are new to the scene, but their punchy, plant-based menu is already achieving five-star reviews from across the city.

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 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.

Head of Steam Newcastle Quayside has recently switched up its menu to include a hefty number of vegan and vegetarian options including B12 burgers with pulled BBQ jackfruit and vegan-friendly hot dog sausages.

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 Peace & Loaf 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. Fenwick Food Hall

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    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. 

  3. Add Newcastle Tap to your Itinerary

    Newcastle Tap

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    If you're in the market for a good beer - Newcastle Tap is for you. Situated across the road from Newcastle's Central Station - this is the perfect spot for a long cold drink, a hand stretched pizza or a glass of wine. Whether you're stopping off…

  4. Add Super Natural Cafe to your Itinerary

    Super Natural Cafe

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Super Natural is a vegan friendly bar, eatery and coffee shop located on Grainger Street in Newcastle city centre, just a hop, skip and a jump from the Central Station.

  5. Add Brinkburn Brewery: Bar and Kitchen to your Itinerary

    Brinkburn Brewery: Bar and Kitchen

    Ouseburn

    Brinkburn Brewery is a small, independent brewery based on the edge of popular Ouseburn in Newcastle. Buried down a warren of stairs, in an unlikely industraliat looking building, Brinkburn Brewery is a must-visit for anyone who has a passion of…

  6. 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…

  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.

  8. Add Canaca to your Itinerary

    Canaca

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Located in Newcastle’s city centre on Saville Row just off from Northumberland street. They serve international street food from the likes of Morroco, Turkey, Egypt, Korea, Japan and more all made fresh and made to order with the aim to give you a…

  9. 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…

  10. Add Pleased To Meet You to your Itinerary

    Pleased To Meet You

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Pleased To Meet You is a stylish, contemporary gin bar and restaurant nestled along the cobbles of High Bridge in Newcastle's vibrant city centre. The popular bar can be found in one of Newcastle’s most historic Grade II listed buildings and is a…

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