14 Vegan / Vegetarian Friendly Restaurants
329 High St, Rochester, England
Cuisine: Mediterranean, Fast food, British, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Little chilli deli with a small vegan menu consisting of a Mediterranean vegetable and tomato pesto sausages in a chilli wrap, farrell and coriander with orange chilli sauce in bread of choice, and mixed bean with lettuce and cucumber. Ask owner what else can be for vegans.
188 High St, Rochester, England
Cuisine: Lacto, Indian, Take-out, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Vegan choices are limited in this small town, but this Indian restaurant can make most vegetarian dishes vegan. Has several starters, such as spiced potatoes & garlic mushroom, onion bhaji, samosa, thali mix. Mains include vegetable biryani, shobzi tava, vegetable dhansak, vegetable kahari, shobzi piaza, vegetable balti. Sides are bhindi achari, aloo gobhi, bombay aloo, sag bhaji, daal maharani, benguini aloo. Vegans please inquire as to which are vegan by default or ones that can be made vegan.
Medway Valley Leisure Park, Chariot Way, Rochester, England
Cuisine: Lacto, American, Pizza, Italian, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Chain restaurant offering Italian and American comfort food classics but has separate vegan menu with choices ranging from pizza and pasta to salad and burger - ask for it. Family-friendly atmosphere.
16-18 High St, Rochester, England
Cuisine: Lacto, Beer/Wine, Mexican, Spanish, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Mexican cantina & cocktails in historic high street area. Vegan options for nachos, vegtable fajitas and burritos - specify to waiter.
327 High St, Rochester, England
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, Thai, Beer/Wine, Delivery, Take-out, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Thai restaurant offering traditional yet creative cuisine for take-away, delivery or dine-in. Vegan options include vegetable dishes, tofu and curries that can be made vegan.
335 High St, Rochester, England
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, British, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Independent coffee house in Rochester Riverside with seating on three floors. Buys from sustainable coffee sources and local suppliers. Small food menu with vegetarian options: LRC salad box (halloumi or smoked tofu); veggies on on seeded roll or bagel; grilled mushrooms basil & emmental toastie; halloumi avocado tomato spinach & mayo on bagel or seeded roll. Ask for vegan. Also hosts events and acts as an art gallery. Wheelchair access on ground floor only.
21-23 High St, Rochester, England
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, Pizza, Italian, Take-out, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Pizzeria chain where the base and sauce are suitable for vegans. Menu lists a "pianta" cheese-less pizza and a "giardiniera" pizza with vegan cheese. Or ask for vegan cheese (added in 2017) on any of the pizzas, or customize your own pie. Has vegan sorbet. Winner of the 2017 PETA awards, "Best vegan pizza."
Unit C5, Commercial Rd, Strood Retail Park, Strood, Rochester, England
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Fast food, Take-out, Bakery, Gluten-free, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Because there are very limited vegan choices in the small town of Strood, we are adding this location of the worldwide chain. Vegans can order an assortment of certified-vegan bagels, including the sprouted grain bagel, plain, raisin and blueberry, in addition to oat/soy/coconut milks. The kale/jalapeno/slaw wrap won PETA's best vegan sandwich in the UK in 2017. In January 2018, new vegan additions to the menu are a BBQ wrap with jackfruit & slaw, a dark chocolate and hazelnut bar and a five grain oatmeal pot.
164 High St, Rochester, England
Cuisine: Thai, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Another Thai food place with veggie options like fried spring rolls, thai vegetable samosas, coconut soups, lemongrass salad, noodles, etc.. Specify vegan, no egg or fish sauce to be sure.
74 High St, Rochester, England
Cuisine: Lacto, Beer/Wine, British, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Cheese shop but also selling vegan 'chease' - offering the original, smoked, and Ethiopian spice versions as well as Violife - which you could get have in a salad or on toast. Also has raclette with new potatoes. Serves hot drinks with plant milk option, and vegan wine. Takes care to avoid dairy/non-dairy cross contamination. Seating available. Call ahead as vegan cheese is sometimes sold out.
147–151 High St, Rochester, England
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Beer/Wine, British, Fusion, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Part of Wetherspoon Pub chain. Has separate vegan menu. From the early 19th century until the 1920s, 147 High Street had been The Golden Lion; the name lives on in this historic Wetherspoon pub and hotel.
132 High St, Rochester, England
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, Juice bar, British, European, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Coffee and mostly vegan and vegetarian food. Vegan options include hummus salad wrap in coconut flat bread, salad bowl and raw vegan cheesecake which changes daily. Has daily vegan specials. Produce is locally grown and also offers options for gluten-free and paleo diets. Located on the Square Mile.
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