12 Vegan Restaurants In Bristol To Pop On Your Bucket List!
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We’re nearly at the end of Veganuary 2022 and honestly, it’s been a whirlwind. From learning how to incorporate the right proteins and carbs, to voraciously reading labels and wondering if what you’re eating is actually fully Vegan, this past month has been crazy but in the most positive way possible!
Cooking vegan food for yourself is brilliant for understanding what ingredients make a delicious meal, however, there’s just something sooooo tempting about being treated to dinner out – right?
Who can really complain when there’s a warm plate of deliciousness served right in front of you, unlike anything you’ve ever tasted before…
If you’re living in Bristol for university, or even visiting to pass some time, we wanted to make sure you had a full bucket list of vegan restaurants to visit to treat your palate!
From stacks of juicy burgers to street food which will take you on a journey around all cuisines, make sure to keep reading and book your place in one of these restaurants now.
1. Oowee vegan
You have to visit Oowee Vegan in Bristol if you’re looking to try some greasy plant-based goodness!
Nestled on Baldwin Street, you won’t struggle to find Owee Vegan as its striking green logo makes it stand out from the crowd.
Their dedicated vegan menu is packed full of delicious treats – you’re honestly spoilt for choice when it comes to what to eat. From Beyond Meat Burgers to Friend Chick’n Burgers and Dirty Fries, be prepared to feel
One thing that’s guaranteed with this fully vegan menu is its portion sizes; they DON’T skimp out! Expect to be left feeling fuller than ever.
Address: 65 Baldwin St, Bristol BS1 1QZ
Hours: Sunday – Thursday: 11:30am – 10:30pm and Friday – Saturday: 11:30am – 11:00pm
Flow is Bristol’s popular vegetarian and vegan eatery, situated in the heart of Bristol. Since 2016, it’s showcased the best in locally produced and foraged ingredients. They even have their own allotment where chef and owner Jen Williams grows her own vegetables, used in the dishes served here.
Their menu changes frequently as it follows only the best seasonal produce throughout the year! So, expect to be enticed not only once, but certainly a few times during your uni years.
Flow is super popular amongst students and locals, so we recommend booking if you know you’re going to visit with a big group or on the weekends!
Address: 8a Haymarket Walk, Bristol BS1 3LN
Hours: Thursday – Saturday: 6:00pm – 11:00pm
If you go to university in Bristol and don’t know what or where VX is…we hate to tell you but you’re missing out BIG time!
VX is one of the best vegan restaurants in Bristol and offers every junk food item you can ever dream of. From juicy vegan burgers to hot dogs, Vx demonstrates exactly how vegan food is done.
There’s this huge stereotype in society that vegans suffer from not being able to eat ‘delicious’ things, yet it’s clear that those people just don’t know food or even how to cook properly. If you’ve got any friends whose mindset is similar to this, why not take them here and slowly watch them realise there’s more to veganism than just brown rice and lentils… (ps – it’s one of our favourite activities to pass time).
Address: 123 East St, Bedminster, Bristol BS3 4ER
Hours: Tuesday – Saturday: 9:00am – 4:00pm and Sunday: 10:00am – 3:00pm
4. The Spotless Leopard
The Spotless Leopard is Bristol’s famous vegan caterer, offering all sorts of appetising vegan dishes to try. You’ll be able to find their vegan food truck on Alma Road in Clifton, so why not take a trip with your flatmates when you’re not busy with uni work?
Feast your eyes on their amazing range of sweet treats and healthy vegan meals, guaranteed to get your tastebuds watering.
From scouting the reviews online, there really isn’t anything wrong with this Bristol restaurant. So, get your walking boots on and visit The Spotless Leopard now!
5. Koocha Mezze Bar
Visit Koocha and experience vegan food unlike anything you’ve ever tasted before (we’re not exaggerating!). This popular vegan restaurant is a firm favourite and has the power to change the minds of any meat-eater who steps foot into their diner.
It’s Persian inspired, so expect fresh veggies, colourful dishes and flavours intended to blow you away.
Delve into a Koocha Fried Chick’in Kebab and flush it down with a Saffron Margarita! Or, try out their Dirty Loaded Fries which have had soooo many raving reviews. With toppings such as smoky tomato and pepper hotdog mix, melted cheese and American mustard, you’re never gonna believe it’s vegan!
Address: 203B Cheltenham Rd, Cotham, Bristol BS6 5QX
Hours: Monday: 11:00am – 10:00pm, Tuesday – Thursday: 5:00pm – 10:00pm, Friday: 11:00am – 11:00pm and Saturday – Sunday: 10:am – 11:00pm
6. Fi Real
‘Are you FI Real?!? This is vegan food and NOT real meat?!’ POV – you just walked in without even realising it was a vegan restaurant.
Fi Real is not just for those on a plant based diet, it’s actually designed to tempt everyone no matter what your preference is.
Its delectable menu has a Caribbean twist and Fi Real locally sources its ingredients to give you an experience unlike any other.
Treat yourself to Jerk Tofu and Spicy Kale, or if you fancy something sweet, opt for the Sweet and Sour Strips served with Pineapple chinks, Julienne Carrots and Sweet Peppers…mmm, sounds delicious – right?
When it comes to quenching your first, make sure to try one of the Fi Real fresh homemade juices, and for only £3.25?!?! – you don’t want to miss it.
Address: 57 West Street, Old Market, Bristol BS2 0BZ
Hours: Monday – Thursday: 4:00pm – 9:30pm and Sunday: 4:00pm – 8:00pm
7. Om Burger
Are you a burger lover? If so, you neeed to pay attention to Om Burger! It’s one of the best vegan restaurants in Bristol offering plant powered goodness, all in one room.
They take sustainability really seriously and believe that good food doesn’t need to cost the earth (preach, preach and PREACH!).
They source locally (check X) they, keep food miles low (check X) and there’s no use of plastic packing around this place (BIG CHECK X). Really, what’s not to love?
Get ready to taste a delicious Yay Satay burger, consisting of Fried ‘chicken’ patty, satay sauce, pickled cucumbers, peanuts, spring onions. Or, if you’re more into a ‘beef’ patty style burger, make sure to opt for the Yankee Doodle Do!
Address: 54 Stokes Croft, St Paul’s, Bristol BS1 3QU
Hours: Monday – Tuesday: 5:00pm – 9:00pm, Wednesday – Thursday: 12:00pm – 9:00pm, Friday – Saturday: 8:00am – 10:00pm and Sunday: 8:00am – 9:00pm
8. Vegan Vend
Vegan Vend is unlike anything you’ve ever possibly come across before, and we’re obsessed!
This all vegan vending machine offers a delightful range of sandwiches, wraps and tasty bakes created by carefully selected local businesses.
Who needs to sit down in a restaurant when you can conveniently grab something on the way to your lectures or even a long haul trip to the library? Seriously, it’s going to change your life.
Address: Cabot Circus Shopping Centre
Hours: All Hours
If you’re looking for the vegan lifestyle, then this restaurant is the place to be. It puts plant-based dining at the core of its menu, showing Bristol’s community that you don’t just have to have meat to feel like you’re having a hearty meal.
Its trendy setting provides the perfect space to invite your friends and sit for social drinks and chatter.
Looking at the reviews online, it’s been branded as ‘simple incredible’ – seriously, if that doesn’t give you the urge to go then we don’t know what will!
Address: Unit 9 Cargo 1, Gaol Ferry Steps, Bristol BS1 6WP
Hours: Monday – Tuesday: 5:30pm – 9:00pm and Wednesday – Saturday: 12:00pm – 2:00pm and 5:30pm – 9:00pm
10. Eat Your Greens
Lucky for you, Eat Your Greens offers two types of dining for both day and night. Visit for brunch to experience a delightful café, or relax and unwind at their restaurant during the night.
Overflowing with hearty vegan dishes, this eatery in Bristol will satisfy you to the fullest extent.
We, however, would urge you to visit on a Sunday to experience one of their roast dinners! This wholesome dish will make you feel right at home – so what’re you waiting for?
Address: 156 Wells Rd, Totterdown, Bristol BS4 2AG
11. FLIP Deli & Shop
Flip has cleverly revolutionised the vegan market in Bristol and offers you the opportunity to dine inside, treat yourself to freshly baked goodies and know you’re eating sustainably by eating here.
It’s littered with vegan groceries for you to choose from, making your cooking experience in your luxury Bristol student accommodation that little bit more exciting!
You’ll be able to find Flip located along North Street, right in the heart of Bedminster. So, next time you fancy a walk with your friends, make sure to stop by here ‘cos you won’t be disappointed.
Address: 81 North St, Bedminster, Bristol BS3 1ES
Hours: Monday – Saturday: 8:30am – 6:30pm and Sunday: 10:00am – 4:00pm
12. East Village Cafe
Last, but certainly not least, East Village Cafe is one of the best Bristol vegan restaurants to try this year! Situated in the heart of Clifton, this popular eatery serves a pleasant selection of homemade sandwiches, cakes, and other treats.
It’s quaintly decorated and super instagrammable, with earthy tones and wooden features throughout.
Know someone else who’d love a treat from here? Make sure to treat them to one of their famous gift cards, we just know they’ll fall in love!
Address: Boyce’s Ave, Clifton, Bristol BS8 4AA
Hours: Sunday – Friday: 10:00am – 5:00pm and Saturday: 10;00am – 5:30pm
And that’s it, we’ve completed the full list of the 12 best vegan restaurants in Bristol, and honestly, there were stomachs rumbling everywhere! For when you fancy saving your pennies and cooking in your apartment, we have the quickest and easiest vegan meals to eat right here. Why not check them out and let us know how you get on?