Coffee house and vegetarian cafe opened 27th May 2017. Offers a street food plate with bhajis, samosas, sweet corn fritters and dips. Also serves veggie and vegan breakfasts with homemade sausages and paninis. Also sells locally roasted coffee and fine teas from around the world. A non-profit business helping fund the nearby Buddhist centre as well as local community charities such as SAFAR, a Crookes based charity that helps people recover from alcohol abuse. Open Tue-Sun 10:00-15:00.

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21 Reviews

First Review by Wee_Vegan


Points +172

21 Jun 2023

A nice local cafe

We have had some lovely breakfast here. Quite simple, tofu scramble or avocado toast, but tasty and with good coffee to boot! Often busy so go early to get a table.



Points +460

20 Mar 2023

Good for breakfast

Dana does vegetarian and vegan breakfast/ brunch well and for a really good price considering the location. The cafe is pleasant to sit in and a window seat offers good people watching opportunities.

The downsides are the quality can be inconsistent and occasionally we have had a bad experience. I also wouldn’t recommend straying from the standard breakfast / sandwich menu items as they seem to struggle to pull off more complicated dishes and flavours.

Pros: Good value, Good at breakfast / brunch

Cons: Quality can be inconsistent


Points +1478

10 Oct 2022

Great breakfast!

Had the full English vegan breakfast and it was yummy, especially liked the homemade sausage patties! Lovely scrambled tofu, hash browns (can't go wrong with potatoes), juicy mushrooms, then you have your standard beans and sourdough bread.

The establishment is nice, very zen, lots of plants around, nice blue splashes of colour and it's a very open space.

Visited again finally, the experience this time wasn't great. We waited so long for our vegan breakfasts, and when they came out....there was eggs on the plates, they gave us a vegetarian breakfast. We had to wait again and when it came out, our extras were missing, and the beans were cold....

The mushrooms was lovely though, along with the sausage patties and scrambled vegg.

Updated from previous review on 2019-10-16


Points +351

28 Dec 2021

An interesting breakfast

Lovely people and a good breakfast, only let down by its meat substitutes which were nice, but not 5*


Points +168

07 Sep 2021


Had to walk out of this place for the second time today after been told food would be 20/30 minuets for avocado on toast I could have gone to a shop got the ingredients and gone home and made it myself with how long the wait is and the cafe wasn’t even full.

Cons: Ridiculous waiting times


Points +30

22 Aug 2021

Excellent vegan breakfast

Nice little cafe with plenty of vegan options.

The vegan breakfast is probably the best in Sheffield. Good coffee too!


Points +3877

28 Jun 2021

Great breakfasts

I’ve been here four times, each time on a weekend (which I think has a different menu to other times, because I’ve never seen the burgers that other people have posted pictures of). I’ve had the vegan full English, and the vegan breakfast sandwich (the latter of which is much better value). Each time the food has been excellent.

The staff at times seem a little disoriented, and it seems a little like pot-luck whether you’re going to get a set of cutlery with your meal, or whether you’ll have to get the attention of one of the staff to get it later, which can be a bit frustrating.

In the main though, the food has been excellent and fast. If you want a cheap and good breakfast on a weekend, this place is perfect.

Note that seating is limited, so going at peak times you might not find any.


Points +393

16 Sep 2020

Delicious after some MTBing

Lovely little coffee shop. Nice food, delightful coffee. Was over from Doncaster for mountain biking. Nice treat for afterwards.
Even had a song from the L Word on as we came in 😉

Pros: Lots of vegan options and polite staff


Points +76

11 Jul 2020

Lovely veggie/vegan cafe

Visit Dana cafe as often as I can, as the food is delicious and the cakes are always lovely.
Some vegetarian options and vegan options.
Even my non vegan dad enjoys the vegan breakfast and the Hendos vegan burger.

Pros: Food is beautiful , Good value for what you get, The coffee is amazing too


Points +117

05 Feb 2020

A nice brunch spot but gets very busy at weekends

This is a small friendly cafe that is part of the local Buddhist centre and not for profit but the food is good its a shame it’s vegetarian as sometimes smell of eggs can be a little off putting but most the menu is or can be made vegan and a good choice of hot drinks including teas, coffee and a good choice of non dairy milks also. If coming on a weekend be prepared for a wait for a table


Points +56

20 Oct 2019

Consistently brilliant!

I regularly go to Dana either with my husband or friends. The full vegan breakfast is the best I know of in Sheffield. The menu also has plenty of GF options if you avoid gluten. As well as great Vegan (and veggie) food it’s a cosy, light and warm place to spend time.


Points +56

04 Oct 2019

Really nice place

I loved this place. Service is very good, friendly staff, they have many vegan options and food is delicious. Portions are generous too.
It would be great if they extended the opening times!

Pros: Many vegan options, Delicious food


Points +112

21 Aug 2019

Full Ingerlish Brekky

Generous portions. Lovely 'sausage' patties that are herby and tastey. Scrambled tofu is the best I have tasted in ages. Most places get that wrong. Generous helping of mushrooms and beans, tempeh, kale, x2 sourdough toast & spread. Only thing I would change is I would add a half tomato. Love mi toms I do.

Pros: No meat sold here., Well made with effort tastey food

Cons: Eggs and dairy sold


Points +401

24 Jun 2019

yummy vegan breakfasts

good selection of vegan options, including vegan full english breakfast, toasts, as well as vegan sweet treats and a variety of milks too

Pros: good variety

Cons: tofu scramble a little salty


Points +236

24 Oct 2018

Delicious food, friendly staff

Vegetarian and vegan cafe who do amazing all day breakfasts and are adding more and more sandwiches and lunch options. Their scrambled tofu is great and they also have a good range of cakes including some vegan.


Points +79

21 Aug 2018

Lovely vegan breakfast (at 3pm!)

Gorgeous vegetarian café in Crookes. Vegan and gluten-free options for most dishes.

I had a breakfast with scrambled tofu and it was delicious.

Crookes is a great area to visit, with the Sheffield Skincare Company almost opposite and Alt and Unwrapped just down the road.

Pros: Totally vegetarian (vegan options for most dishes), Brilliant menu, Great staff


Points +17

13 May 2018

Delicious food

The food here is excellent. A varied vegetarian and vegan menu is served. Bhaji plate, Open sandwiches with a varied choice of toppings including Halloumi, tempeh, goats cheese, vegan cheese. All day breakfast also served either fill or half portions. Boiled eggs with soldiers. Toast and teacakes. Cakes (including vegan). Wide range of teas and coffees and cold drinks.

Pros: Lots of options to satisfy both vegetarians and ve

Cons: none


Points +474

13 Mar 2018

Delicious food.

For the second time...what happened to my first very good review I have no idea....Dana serve excellent food. I've been twice now and the vegan burger is tremendous.
Thanks Dana. Proper loose leaf tea too, they offer a free top up of hot water too.

Pros: Many vegan options., Good food., Not too expensive.


Points +18

11 Mar 2018

Vegan brunch

Lovely little cafe with a good menu. I went for brunch and had the half veggie breakfast with scrambled tofu instead of egg. It was very tasty and very reasonably priced. It got very busy at around 11am so I would go for an early brunch. I took a vegan cupcake home with me which was carrot cake flavor and it was delicious.

Pros: Lots of vegan options for breakfast and lunch. Pla

Cons: none


Points +74

01 Dec 2017

Delicious food. Kind staff. A must!

We love this place and go as often as we can. Breakfast is epic, delicious tofu scramble with yummy spices, hash browns, mushrooms, great toast, patties are very tasty. They do a great soup as well. Even the fries feel homemade. The vibe is chilled and arty with a bit of rustic and vintage in there too. Coffee is great and their Tartberry Tart is so good. Definitely worth checking out. Smiles.

Pros: Wholesome homemade food, chilled vibe, friendly staff


Points +22

20 Jul 2017

Pure Bliss ✌🏻

Easily the best vegan cooked breakfast I've ever had! Blew my expectations. Almost suspicious of them sausage patties, Linda Mc Carney watch out! This cafe volunteers with Sheffield's TK Buddhist Centre, and the atmosphere inside certainly reflects so; a very chill, calming and blissful place. Hands down my new favourite cafe in the city - the staff couldn't do more to make you feel at home either! Would be perfect for a meet up with an old friend, cosy and quiet.

Pros: Extremely vegan friendly!

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