Whether you are vegan or vegetarian, there is a great selection of cuisines to choose from in Belfast.
Vegan & Vegetarian
The food at Home is vibrant and bold, yet familiar and comforting. Made fresh every day, Home aims to source their foods locally from Northern Ireland or as close to home as they can get. They cater for a range of diets including vegetarian, vegan and gluten free. Dishes have included cauliflower steak, salt and pepper tofu , and chickpea and split pea dahl. The menu changes often and booking is now open for indoor dining.
Café – An Lon Dubh
The Raidió Fáilte building boasts a welcoming, independent coffee shop (An Lon Dubh). Locally roasted, ethically traded coffee and locally blended whole leaf teas and chocolate served alongside healthy, nutritious soups, filled rolls, yogurt and snacks. An Lon Dubh, a unique bilingual barista experience. Vegetarian and vegan options are available. The friendly atmosphere and Gaelic ambience of the An Lon Dubh adds to the enjoyment of the visitor experience.
The Old Inn
The Old Inn offers a hearty Vegan & Vegetarian menu any day of the week. Why not try their tasty Spring Vegetable & Garlic Linguine or Courgette, New Potato & Chick Pea Goan Curry for mains. When you dine at the Old Inn expect quality cooking, exceptional drinks, and the best service – embodying a playful blend of tradition.
Buba is a fun and vibrant open-plan eatery serving modern day Eastern Mediterranean-inspired food and cocktails. The menu is comprised of lots of small plate dishes, designed to share, with a delicious selection of dishes dedicated to vegans! They’ll give you a sample of all of the rich culinary traditions, exotic produce, flavoursome spices and cooking techniques this region is known for.
EDŌ brings a relaxed dining experience where you can enjoy the tastes of the best ingredients from around Europe. EDŌ have a vegan and vegetarian menu which includes tapas and sharing plates, and vegetarians can tuck into vegetable paella, batatas bravas and classic tortillas.
BaoBun Street Food
Enjoy Taiwanese street food at BaoBun in Belfast. There is a great selection of vegetarian and vegan ingredients to choose from. Take advantage of their meal deal with delicious toppings and spicy fries.
Little Wing Pizzeria
Little Wing Pizzeria have a great selection of vegetarian and vegan dishes on the menu. They have even developed their most popular dishes and created new ones for their Little Wing Vegan Menu.
Horatio Todd’s, in Ballyhackamore, is a comfortable, welcoming local pub and restaurant, named after a very well known local pharmacist who ran a shop in the area. Horatio Todd’s caters for different diets with gluten free and vegetarian menus available. Dishes include creamy beetroot risotto and butternut squash chilli.
Open seven days a week, Coppi specialises in simple Italian classics big on flavour and offers a range of cichetti (Italian style tapas), starters, main courses, pizzette and pasta freshly made daily. Coppi is a great choice for vegetarians with cichetti small plates available for a mix and match meal with gnocchi, ravioli and risotto options available on the menu, and there’s a vegan menu too.
Shed Bistro offers the perfect dining experience for an informal, funky lunch or the ultimate dinner bistro experience. Their ethos is to deliver hand-crafted contemporary dishes in a relaxed space. They’ve recently expanded their restaurant, but with food this good it’s worth booking a table so you don’t miss out on their panco breaded baked aubergine.
Having gained a Michelin Star in 2015/16 and 2016/17, Deanes EIPIC is possibly the most sophisticated of the restaurants in the Deanes portfolio, serving the best quality local ingredients cooked to the highest standard. Choose the 3 course set menu, £85 for a full vegetarian dining experience.
Howard Street serves up full flavoured dishes created from the current season’s ingredients, sourced locally by their chefs. Vegetarian dishes include curried risotto, wild mushroom linguine and potato and caramelised onion gratin.
The Cloth Ear
Find this quintessential Irish pub at the Merchant Hotel in the heart of the Cathedral Quarter. The bar serves tempting vegetarian dishes from their plant and vegetable-based menu, which is comprised of vegetarian twists on classic pub food such as tempura sea kelp with tartare, peas and chips and their signature Cloth Ear vegetable curry.
The Lamppost Café
You really should go and try their vegan fry, you won’t be disappointed! This café is Perfect for visitors, locals and anyone in need of a caffeine fix. The Lamppost Café is one of a kind, and is fast becoming one of Belfast’s most loved cafes. The Lamppost Café have their very own vegan menu. Winner of the Eastside award for Foodie Destination 2018, The Lamppost Café is not to be missed.
After years of experimenting Guilt Trip have a mouth watering selection of vegan friendly donuts on their menu. Vegan flavours include raspberry and lime glaze and espresso glaze with cookie butter and cookie crumb. You’ll not even know the difference!