Brighton is well known for its green friendly population and a huge part of that is about what Brightonians eat. In November 2016, online site Female First listed Brighton as the top vegan city in the UK with 42% of its population choosing to lead a vegan lifestyle. With so many conscious eaters in our city, of course there would be plenty of restaurants to cater for their needs. So we offer you our comprehensive guide to vegan/vegetarian Brighton.
Home to some of the yummiest veggie food in Brighton, Iydea is situated in the heart of the North lanes. It offers a selection of hot mains, salads and accompaniments. From goats cheese and roast pepper quiche (pictured) to veggie lasagne to bean filled burritos, there’s something to suit all tastes. This place is guaranteed to leave you feeling fresh and satisfied.
Food For Friends
An upper scale vegetarian restaurant, nestled in the South Lanes, Food For Friends has been a staple in Brighton’s foodie culture for 36 years now. Having won multiple awards including ones from the Good Food Guide and The Sunday Times, this place is a little more pricey but offers a great selection of fancy food for fancy veggies.
A quaint deli that can be found in the North lanes, Hell’s Kitchen is a great spot to swing by for lunch or a quick bite. Established in 1951, this deli serves up a selection of hot and cold deliciousness. From traditional Jewish latkes to greek salad to freshly prepared sandwiches, Hell’s Kitchen has it all. Although they do serve food for meat eaters too, it would be easy to have a vegetarian lunch here.
The Loving Hut on the Level
The Loving Hut is a fully vegan eatery, located on the level. Serving up all sorts, from your basic bean burger to fake fish and chips to delicious faux duck wraps, The Loving Hut could satisfy any craving. They even offer a selection of vegan cakes and smoothies, yum!
For all those pizza lovers out there, Kemptown’s Purezza describe themselves as “plant pioneers” and were the first vegan pizzeria in the UK. Offering a choice of sourdough pizzas, pasta, burgers and even raw food options, Purezza is a great place for simple yet delicious eating.
Curry Leaf Cafe
With two branches, one in Kemptown and one by Brighton station, Curry Leaf Cafe isn’t exclusively vegetarian or vegan, but offers a good selection of stuff that is. If you’re looking to satisfy your spice craving, this is a great choice for you with vibrant colours that match the flavours.
Situated on Western Road, Rootcandi is a 100% plant based, cruelty free and ethical restaurant. Rootcandi doesn’t have a “static menu” as they describe it, but instead let their kitchen stuff run free with creativity offering inventive new dishes everyday.
Terre a Terre
Terre a Terre is a world-inspired eatery vegetarian dishes with an outdoor terrace. Serving up delicious food including an array of salads, a selection of chips and even KFC (no, not that KFC, Korean fried cauliflower!) You’re sure to have your cravings satisfied at this green eat.
This vegan eatery offers plant based substitutes to create real comfort food. Located in East street, Vbites serve food ranging from extravagant topped burgers, loaded nachos, Mexican style wraps and even a knickerbocker glory!