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Scotland for Animals gives a big welcome to all the vegans and vegetarians visiting our vibrant city of Glasgow
You will find that it’s very easy to eat. We have put together a list of vegan-friendly places in the vicinity of where most tourists will be congregating. If you have any place you would like to add just let us know.
This is not a definitive list. But it’s just some of our favourites. In any restaurant you will easily find at least one vegetarian option, and 95% have a vegan option. Many restaurants are very keen to please and will alter a dish to make it vegan.
There are still some restaurants where they don’t quite understand the word ‘vegan’ so reinforce that you mean no dairy or eggs or meat or fish. Asian restaurants can sometimes be the worst culprits for this.
Many cafes sell soya milk for tea and coffee. If you want vegan hot chocolate - also check that the chocolate powder is vegan.
Chip shops - that famous Glasgow staple. Also known as a “Glasgow salad” - ha. Most cook in vegetable oil but they sometimes cook the meat items in the same fat. If this is something that bothers you then check first. That’s pretty much all you will get in a chip shop that is vegan. Except fritters (potatoes in batter - extra unhealthy and tasty). If you want a chip buttie (chips in a roll) then ask for “a dry roll” ie without butter.
Red Onion - the chef John is lovely, and used to be vegan Bryan Adam’s tour chef, and has worked for other big names such as Tina Turner. He has a different vegan menu every day.
257 West Campbell St, G2 4TT
Stereo - music venue, vegan café and bar. Up a cobbled lane and through a discreet door.
22-28 Renfield Lane, G2 5AR
The Old Hairdressers - directly opposite Stereo. Bar and club venue. Vegan.
Renfield Lane, G2 5AR
Flying Duck - vegan nightclub by night, café bar by day
142 Renfield St, G2 3AU
Saramago - hipster vegan restaurant and bar within the Centre for Contemporary Arts. Beautiful architecture - a blend of old and new
350 Sauchiehall Street, G2 3JD
Iguanas - Latin restaurant. A big vegan and vegetarian section
16 West Nile Street, G1 2PW
Usha’s Indian Vegetarian - Vegan and vegetarian restaurant
2 Byres Road, G11 5JY
Artisan Roast - always have a vegan cake option.
15 Gibson Street, G12 8NU
Tchai Ovna - tea house, vegetarian and vegan food. Very hippy. Lovely tea garden.
42 Otago Lane, Glasgow G12 8PB
The Cup and Saucer - always have vegan cake. 1940s style tea room. The owner lives and dressed vintage all the time.
De’Courcy’s Arcade, Cresswell Lane, Off Byres Road, G12
The 78 - vegan bar and café and music venue. Vintage groovy.
10-14 Kelvinhaugh Street, just off Argyle Street.
Hillhead Book Club - veggie friendly. Small number of vegan options
17 Vinicombe Street, off Byres Road, G12
Banana Leaf - Indian takeaway. They do deliveries. I went here a few years ago and didn’t like it, but others have raved about it. Judge for yourself.
76 Old Dumbarton Road, G3 8RE.
Peckhams - shop with some seating. Vegan foods on offer.
124 Byres Road, G12 8TB
13th Note - vegan and vegetarian bar and restaurant and music venue. Rock chic.
Mono - trendy music venue, bar and restaurant, with record shop.
12 Kings Court, G1 5B
Cherry and Heather - Small café and takeaway. Vegan soups, sushi and sandwiches.
7 North Gower Street, Ibrox, G51 1PW
Emirates Arena - if you’re visiting there for a sporting event you’ll find it’s won an award for healthy eating and has some vegan options.
Pret a Manger - takeaway with some seating. Vegan sandwiches and other foods.
ENJOY YOUR STAY IN Glasgow XX