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5 Top Vegan Restaurants in Manchester, UK

Published: July 10, 2018

It has become quite clear that veganism is not just a fad and is here to stay, as it gains popularity with time. To meet the demand of these ethical eaters, restaurants of all kinds have stepped up and there are now numerous places vegans (and meat eaters) can easily find delicious food.

Manchester is home to many restaurants that cater to vegans and vegetarian all across the city. So, whether you are a full-time vegan or just curious, we will guide you the 5 most famous vegan places in Manchester.

Sanskruti Restaurant

This south Indian retreat is home to a menu of delicious vegan and vegetarian-friendly options at fair prices. The diverse menu will give you options of Gujrati, Punjabi and other Indian food with dishes like kathal lazeez, dal makhni, idli, dosa, dhoklas and various authentic curries. The flavours of each dish have made this restaurant an institution of Indian food in the city.

Location: 95 Mauldeth Road, Manchester

Hours: Tuesday-Friday 5PM – 11PM; Saturday-Sunday 3PM-11PM

V Revolution

With interiors of a true burger diner from the 1950s, V Revolution is one of the most famous vegetarian/vegan restaurants in Manchester. But it is the total opposite to its meat-based counterparts with a completely vegan menu with various options from a simple cheese toastie to a vegan-chicken burger. To make sure they can serve all different types of customer, their staff is trained in basic British Sign Language.

Location: 88 Oldham Street, Manchester

Hours: Wednesday-Monday 12PM-6PM, Tuesdays Closed

Bistro 1847

One of the most sophisticated vegan restaurants in the city; the bistro is named after the year the Vegetarian Society was established in Manchester. The bistro has a specialty in vegetarian and vegan fine dining. Only a few minutes away from the main city, Bistro 1947 is an award-winning establishment with an elegant menu. The food options range from a cauliflower cheese to a beetroot puff pastry.

Location: Chapel Walks, Manchester

Hours: Sunday-Thursday 12PM-9PM; Friday & Saturday 12PM-9:30 PM

The Deaf Institute

A vegan’s pub food dream, the Deaf Institute is one of Manchester’s most famous vegan restaurants. They boast an 80 percent vegan menu with a vegan special of the day, every day and a more celebrated offering of a Vegan Hangover Sunday lunch. The meal features an all vegan menu with options like quesadillas, mac & cheese, curries, pancakes, cheesecakes and more. Every week many vegans, vegetarians, and meat-eaters come to the Deaf Institute to enjoy its unique and delicious flavours.

Location: 135 Grosvenor Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester

Hours: Monday-Saturday 4PM-lat night; Sunday 3PM-late night for Vegan Hangover


Greens is an idiosyncratic little meat-free restaurant in the suburbs of Didsbury and is owned by the famous TV chef Simon Rimmer. A meat-eater himself, Rimmer has created an eclectic menu of vegan and vegetarian recipes inspired by cuisines from all around the world. You will find dishes like a pistachio and feta filo pie, teriyaki mushroom donburi to soft shell halloumi tacos.

Location: 41-43 Lapwing Lane, Manchester, Greater Manchester

Hours: Monday 5:30-9:30; Tuesday-Friday 12PM-2PM, 5:30PM-9:30PM; Saturday 12PM-2:30PM, 5:30PM-9:30PM; Sunday 12PM-8:30PM