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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 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...

  2. Add Dabbawal to your Itinerary

    Dabbawal

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dabbawal, Indian street food pioneer, the UK’s Best Casual Dining Restaurant (British Curry Awards 2015 & 2017), and everyone’s favourite neighbourhood kitchen.

  3. Add Pink Lane Coffee to your Itinerary

    Pink Lane Coffee

    Newcastle upon Tyne


    Pink Lane Coffee is a speciality coffee shop situated just steps away from Central Station in Newcastle city centre. Dedicated to providing Newcastle with the best coffee possible.

  4. Add Harissa - Mediterranean Restaurant to your Itinerary

    Harissa - Mediterranean Restaurant

    Jesmond

    Winner of Secret Diner's 'Best Newcomer' award 2016!

    Harissa serves fresh, tasty and colourful food from all corners of the Mediterranean.

    Our dishes are seasonal and our ingredients are from some incredible suppliers and producers. We...

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  5. Add Wafi Lounge to your Itinerary

    Wafi Lounge

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    A one stop destination where you can enjoy a drink and electronic Shisha at the Wafi Lounge. Dine in or takeout at the Wafi Restaurant, our authentic Lebanese restaurant or at the cafe, relax and enjoy our traditional hookah at Oasis Shisha Lounge...

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  6. Add Junk it Up to your Itinerary

    Junk it Up

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Formerly The Bohemian - Junk It Up is the brand new incarnation of Newcastle's popular vegan restaurant. The Vegan Fast Food Bar serves up it's famous southern fried vegan "chicken" in a vibrant surroundings on quirky Pink Lane only minutes from...

  7. Add Sky Apple Cafe to your Itinerary

    Sky Apple Cafe

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    A short bus ride from the city centre you'll discover this wonderful restaurant that has an ever-changing menu which is beyond reproach.

  8. Add The Good Apple Cafe to your Itinerary

    The Good Apple Cafe

    Sunderland

    The Good Apple Cafe is a shiny, independent coffee shop and veggie cafe who just love delicious home-cooked vegetarian food!

  9. Add Little Green Social to your Itinerary

    Little Green Social

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    A new arrival in Sandyford, Little Green Social is a family run cafe, bar, health food shop and social space offering home made, nourishing vegan foods using, wherever possible, locally sourced, organic produce.  Tuck into a wide range of local...

  10. Add Pulp Fiction to your Itinerary

    Pulp Fiction

    Whitley Bay

    Pulp Fiction is a small independent juice bar/ health food cafe with a massive heart as they really do care about what you eat, only using the freshest ingredients delivered to the door from local suppliers.

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