Vegan Food in Liverpool

Ian Jones, Food and Drink Editor

Cruelty-free eating is becoming ever-more popular across the North of England and beyond, and as you’d expect, Liverpool is at the forefront of this new sustainable dining and we’ve rounded up some of the very best vegan food in Liverpool.

Vegan restaurants are far from the underground happenings of yesteryear, and along with the glut of vegan-only diners, you’ll find plenty of standard meat-serving restaurants have jumped on board, along with more than a few major chains. Obviously, places dedicated to vegan (and vegetarian) cuisine are better placed to provide the most high-quality experience, but some of the Johnny-come-latelies deserve a mention too.

And this guide covers the lot. Our main criteria is the tastiest vegan food – it just so happens that this more often comes from the plucky independent venues. So, if you’re at all interested in the future of the planet – or even if you couldn’t care less and just want a healthy meat and dairy-free diet, you’ve come to right place.

Here are our picks

  • 1. Green Fork

    Green Fork
    Green Fork

    Green Fork, 52 Rose Lane, Liverpool, L18 5ED - Visit now

    Charming vegan restaurant in Liverpool, headed by renowned chef Sean Paul Redding, a highly-regarded chef who has cooked for all kinds of famous faces.

  • 2. The Egg Café

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    The Egg Café, Top Floor, 16-18 Newington, Liverpool, Merseyside, L1 4ED - Visit now

    The Egg Cafe describes itself as Liverpool’s foremost vegan (and vegetarian) restaurant and who are we to disagree? The food is reliably excellent, the atmosphere is cheerful without being imposing, and the space itself is fantastic – the loft space of an old Victorian warehouse. Very Liverpool.

  • 3. Food From Nowhere

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    Food From Nowhere, 96 Bold Street, Liverpool, L1 4HY - Visit now

    Probably the most inclusive space in Merseyside, Food From Nowhere is a volunteer-run café underneath the city’s leading radical bookshop, News From Nowhere. The food is entirely vegan, delicious and affordable enough for any budget. Best of all, it’s staffed by some of the friendliest people you’ll find anywhere in the UK. The opening hours are sporadic – currently only open on Saturday afternoons, but this is well worth a special visit, and not just for the great food on offer.

  • 4. Bundobust Liverpool

    Bundobust

    Bundobust Liverpool, 17-19 Bold Street (First Floor), Liverpool, L1 4DN - Visit now

    Bundobust have brought their Indian street food and craft beer to Liverpool. It’s the all vegetarian (and mostly vegan) menu that will win over the biggest skeptics.

  • 5. Down The Hatch

    Down The Hatch

    Down The Hatch, Basement, 62 Duke Street, Liverpool, L1 5AA - Visit now

    Just over a year old but already making waves in the Liverpool food scene, this all-vegan restaurant never disappoints. Head down to Duke Street, stat.

  • 6. Garden Cafe FACT

    Garden Cafe FACT, 88 Wood Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, L1 4DQ - Visit now

    The ground floor cafe of Liverpool’s foremost independent cinema doesn’t disappoint. The focus is on vegan and vegetarian dishes, but it’s the former they do so well. It’s the kind of place you can stay all day, and a bowl of one of their hearty vegan soups could keep anyone going all day. If this isn’t already a regular haunt, it soon will be.