Manchester Vegetarian & Vegan Restaurants


Manchester Vegetarian & Vegan Restaurants

Most of the following restaurants are ‘dedicated’
vegetarian and ‘meat free’ vegan establishments – however, many, if
not most restaurants, offer vegetarian dishes as part of their regular
menus nowadays and we have included the most promising here. We have
also listed several Vegetarian Cafes that have closed down, as information
for those still seeking them out.

Manchester Vegetarian and Vegan Group

Manchester Vegetarian and Vegan Group aims to act as a hub for the vegetarian
and vegan community in Greater Manchester. It is affiliated to the The
Vegetarian Society and has links to the Vegan Society. Meetings at The
Eighth Day Café (see below) – details on their website at:

The Greenhouse Restaurant Altrincham The Greenhouse Vegan & Vegetarian Restaurants, Rusholme,  Manchester

Listed Alphabetically:

  • Anand’s Deli
    217 Wilmslow Road, Rusholme, Manchester M14 5AG. Tel: 0161-225
    6742 .
    Vegetarian and fully vegan and organic food options with an
    Indian menu.
  • Bean Counter
    535 Wilbraham Road, Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Manchester M21 0UE. Tel: 0161-882
    Not fully vegetarian but with veggie options.

  • Chaophraya
    Chapel Walks, (off Cross Street, above Sam’s Chop House), Manchester
    M2 1HN.
    Tel: 0161-832 8342. Vegetarian and vegan options available at this city
    centre Thai Restaurant.

  • Chorlton Eatery
    565 Barlow Moor Road, Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Manchester M21 8AE. Tel: 0161-860

  • DetoxRetox
    58 Mosley Street/Booth Street, Manchester M2 3HZ. Tel: 0161-236 1811.
    Vegan options during breakfast & lunch and fully Vegetarian during
    the evening & weekends.

  • Diamond Dogs Limited
    52 Beech Road, Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Manchester M21 9EG. Tel: 0161-882
    Extensive range of high quality vegetarian dishes, including Thai curries
    and freshly squeezed fruit juices. Not licensed but you can take your
    own bottle of wine along and they’ll happily open it and provide the

  • Earth Vegetarian Café
    Manchester Buddhist Centre, 16-20 Turner Street, Northern Quarter, Manchester
    M4 1DZ.
    Tel: 0161-834 1996. Website:
    Located in the Manchester Buddhist Centre, and offering vegetarian,
    vegan and healthy organic dishes in the most peaceful setting. Good,
    well-balanced meals at reasonable prices.

  • Eighth Day Vegetarian Co-operative
    Shop & Café

    111 Oxford Road, All Saints, Manchester M1 7DU. Tel: 0161-273 4878.

    Immediately opposite the Manchester Metropolitan University, this is
    one of Manchester’s oldest of co-operative vegetarian shops and restaurants.
    Licensed, and offering excellent lunches and a wide range of basic and
    exotic vegetarian provisions in the shop adjoining. Non-smoking, disabled
    access. No credit cards taken. Good for vegans.

  • Falafel
    26 Wilmslow Road, Rusholme, Manchester M14 5TQ. Tel: 0161-256
    Basic 100% vegetarian menu, but no vegan options whatsoever.

  • Fuel Café Bar
    448 Wilmslow Road, Withington, Manchester M20 3BW. Tel: 0161-448 9702..

  • Greenhouse, The
    41-43 Oxford Road, Altrincham WA14 2ED. Tel: 0161-929 4141..

  • Greenhouse, The
    331 Great Western Street, Rusholme, Manchester M14 4AN. Tel: 0161-224
    Long established high class gourmet menu and impressive wine list. Not
    cheap, but worth a visit for vegetarians and carnivores alike. Don’t
    be put off by the somewhat seedy location and exterior. Booking in advance
    is a must!

  • Greens
    43 Lapwing Lane, West Didsbury, Manchester M20 2NT. Tel: 0161-434 4259.
    A very busy restaurant and advisable to book in advance – especially
    at weekends. Not licensed, but you are invited to bring your own wine,
    at no extra charge. Dishes of various world cuisines, with half of the
    menu being vegan.

  • Iguana Bar
    115-117 Manchester Road, Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Manchester M21 9PG.
    Tel: 0871 978 4170. Website:
    Live entertainment and extensive “Mediterranean” style cuisine
    including many vegetarian options. Also serves real cask ale. Jazz,
    Reggae, Latin, Poetry and Folk Music on offer.

  • Ning
    The Burton Building, 92-94 Oldham Street, Northern Quarter, Manchester
    M4 1BF.
    Tel: 0161-238 9088. Website: Email:

    Malaysian, Thai & South Asian Restaurant with options for vegetarians
    and vegans.

  • Ocean Treasure 235
    Great Northern, 2 Watson Street, Manchester M3 4LP. Tel: 0161-839 7613.

    Located in house at Manchester 235 Casino, traditional Cantonese cuisine
    with an extensive vegetarian menu, vegan, wheat free, gluten free and
    Halal options are available, all cooked with reduced salt, less fat
    and no added MSG.

  • Oklahoma Café & Gift Shop
    74-76 High Street, Northern Quarter, Manchester M4 1ES. Tel: 0161-834
    Colourful café and art house with vegetarian and vegan dishes
    like baked sweet potatoes, veggie moussaka, Moroccan bean wraps, etc.

  • V2Go
    Arndale Centre, Manchester M4 2HU. Tel: 0161-839 8878.
    A popular vegetarian fast food outlet in city centre.

  • Veggie Heaven
    58 High Lane, Chorlton, Manchester M21 9DZ. Tel: 0161-232 7807.
    Vegetarian and vegan cuisine. Outside catering and special occasions

  • Woody’s
    5 King Street, Delph, Oldham OL3 5DL. Tel: 01457 871 197.
    Exceptional vegetarian cuisine in a delightful old mill village in the
    hills behind Oldham. Elegant and luxurious setting, nouvelle cuisine,
    non-organic wines, and excellent sweets.

Note: Entry in this listing does not in
any way constitute a recommendation from the authors – while every effort
is made to keep information contained herein as accurate and up-to-date
as possible, we cannot guarantee that this information will not change
over time – therefore, potential visitors must draw their own conclusions
and make personal judgements as to value and quality.

UPDATES PLEASE: Bars, pubs & restaurants
come and go – please inform us of updates by email.


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