111 Vegan / Vegetarian Friendly Restaurants
44-45 Saint Patrick Square, Edinburgh, Scotland
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, American, Fast food, Take-out, Mexican, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Tex-Mex grill restaurant independently owned since 2009. Specializes in burritos, with veggie filling options including vegetarian haggis (mix of oatmeal, pulses, seeds, and spices), vegetarian chili, or sauteed veg (peppers and onions). Has vegan cheese. Also serves jackfruit carnitas, tacos, quesadillas, tortilla chips with salsa.
Melville Dr, Edinburgh, Scotland
Cuisine: Vegan, Fast food, British, Catering, Take-out only
Small takeaway operating from an old policebox on the meadow. Serves cakes, soups/stews, wraps and salads, coffees, teas, turmeric lattes. Emphasis on health.
20 Lochrin Buildings, Gilmore Place, Edinburgh, Scotland
Cuisine: Vegan, Take-out, British, European
Small cafe & shop serving hot and cold drinks, snacks and meals featuring some of Scotland’s vegan food producers. Shop area sells cork wallets and bags, vegan food supplements and nutrients, and a range of organic and gluten free cupboard essentials. Dogs welcome. Confirmed open, Jun 2017.
16 Grassmarket, Edinburgh, Scotland
Cuisine: Vegan, Organic, Raw, Western, Fast food, Juice bar, Take-out, British, Catering
Cafe est. 2016 at the Grassmarket Edinburgh offering salads and raw food options, breakfast porridge and soya yogurt, coffee, juice, energy shots, cakes and more. Everything is gluten-free and vegan as of June 2016.
24 Marchmont Crescent, Edinburgh, Scotland
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Western, Take-out, European, Scottish
Small cafe serving porridge, soup, cakes, and small plates. The main focus combining oats and grains to create porridge and granola bowls - specify vegan when you order. Coffee, tea, plant milk available.
56-58 St. Mary Street (at Royal Mile & Cowgate), Edinburgh, Scotland
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, International, Beer/Wine
Serves meals with influence from around the world. Menu includes Jerusalem artichoke bake. Modern, stylish restaurant with deep aubergine walls accented in silver and dark, minimalist seating send a strictly "nouvelle" message.
67 Holyrood Rd, Edinburgh, Scotland
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, British, Scottish
Another branch of the local vegetarian stalwart. Offers soups, salads, burgers, and some larger dishes. Desserts include vegan gluten-free cheesecake. Cafeteria atmosphere.
94 Hanover St, Edinburgh, Scotland
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Organic, Western, Beer/Wine, Catering, Scottish
The Henderson's business includes vegetarian restaurants, a shop and deli, and art gallery. This location serves contemporary vegetarian cuisine, wherever possible using local, seasonal, and organic ingredients. Juices, beer and wine, snacks, meals, and desserts. Short walk from main train station, north of Princes St. Reported its bistro on Thistle St switched to being all-vegan in 2015.
2-3 St. Patrick Square (at Nicolson St), Edinburgh, Scotland
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Indian, Buffet, Beer/Wine
Veggie restaurant since 1983 and under ownership since 2015. Specializes in traditional South Indian vegetarian cuisine and thali. All-you-can eat buffet at lunchtime.
41 Lothian St, Edinburgh, Scotland
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, American, Western, Fast food, Beer/Wine, Take-out
Serves American style fast food til 9pm at this tiki-themed cocktail bar, event venue, and record store. Burgers, fries, nachos, and the like.
42 Howe St, Edinburgh, Scotland
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Pizza, Italian
Italian vegetarian restaurant offering pizza and pasta since 2015. Has a separate vegan menu listing white pizzas, classic pizzas, and calzones. Uses vegan cheese, vegan ham and pepperoni.
21 Albert St, Edinburgh, Scotland
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Raw, Western, Juice bar, European
Cafe at Santosa Yoga offering salads, wraps, daily soups and hot dishes with organic sour dough, raw cakes, smoothies, tea and coffee, and juice. Dog friendly.
56 Cockburn St, Edinburgh, Scotland
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Take-out, British, Scottish
Vegan- and allergy diet friendly (peanut, wheat, flour, etc). Minutes walk south uphill into the Old Town from main train station (Waverley Station). Location - top end of Cockburn Street - near Royal Mile.
141 Lauriston Place, Tollcross, Edinburgh, Scotland
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Western, British
Volunteer-run, non-profit arts venue and cafe with a small menu of simple vego dishes. Dishes can be requested vegan. Re-opened at this Tollcross location in 2012.
65 Clerk St, Edinburgh, Scotland
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Bakery, British, Catering, European
Vegetarian cafe serving daily meals and drinks with pancakes, salads, sandwiches, milkshakes and brownies. Offers a selection of alternative milks. Est. 2017.
4 Charlotte Lane, Edinburgh, Scotland
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, Pizza, Italian, Fast food, Take-out, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Fast pizza bar in the West End. Pizza is made to order in front of you, and is cooked in 90 seconds. Both pizza bases are vegan, and there are plenty of toppings including vegan cheese (no extra cost).
129 Fountainbridge, Edinburgh, Scotland
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Beer/Wine, Swedish, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Large Swedish bar offering brunch and a larger menu after 2:00 pm. Has a decent size menu with about half a dozen dishes clearly labeled vegan.
16 Henderson St, Edinburgh, Scotland
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, Take-out, Fusion, Austrian, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Serves mountain food from the Austrian and Italian Alps. Brings the traditional cooking from South Tyrol. The majority of the menu is vegetarian. The vegan choices are vegan alplings, pepper goulash, soups, Kuku by Grumpy Foods and cakes made by The Raw Ginger Piece.
9-13 Shandwick Place, Rutland Court, Edinburgh, Scotland
Cuisine: Lacto, Pizza, Italian, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Italian restaurant chain. Has vegan menu listing appetizers, salad, pasta, and pizza. Children's vegan section as well.
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