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Top Five Vegan and Vegetarian Restaurants and Cafes in Leicester

Across the country, more and more people are choosing to become vegans, and supermarkets and eateries are starting to catch on this growing trend. Today there are plenty of options available for anyone following a vegan diet and hopefully, it’s going to keep getting better and better.

According to veganlifemag.com Leicester is number 3rd on the list for UK’s Most Vegan-Friendly Cities. So there are plenty of great vegan food options available in Leicester.

Here are the top five vegan restaurants in Leicester.

Let’s get started…


North Bar and Kitchen

Located on Hinckley Road is this modern and contemporary restaurant and bar, this stylish bar and restaurant serves traditional British food with a contemporary twist.

Although the restaurant isn’t purely vegan the menu does have clearly marked vegan dishes. North Bar and Kitchen also have a vegan tasting menu from which you can choose a 3-course meal for £28.50 (available Wed to Sun) or a 5-course meal for £32.50 (available Wed to Fri). Bear in mind that advance booking is required for the tasting menu.

The food is beautifully cooked and presented with all the focus on the main ingredients of the dish. The atmosphere is warm and friendly with exceptionally helpful staff. 


CUISINES: Bar, British, Vegetarian-Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options


WEBSITE: http://www.northbarandkitchen.co.uk/

MENU: http://www.northbarandkitchen.co.uk/menu

Address: 42 Hinckley Road, Leicester LE3 0RB, England

PHONE:+44 116 225 5961

Everest Dine

Everest Dine is a long established Nepalese and Indian restaurant in Leicester. The Restaurant offers fine dining and authentic Nepalese and Indian food in Leicester.

The award-winning Chef cooks sensational food with fresh ingredients and special blends of spices and herbs. The menu has plenty of options available for Vegetarians and Vegans (please inform the staff of your Vegan Dietary requirements) including traditional dishes like Bhaji Mix and Vegetable Biryani.


CUISINES: Indian, Asian, Nepalese, Vegetarian-Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options


WEBSITE: https://www.everestdine.co.uk/

MENU: www.everestdine.co.uk/the-menu/evening-dining-menu

Address: 61 Belgrave Gate, Leicester LE1 3HR, England

PHONE:+44 116 251 0555

World Peace Cafe

Located right in the town centre, World Peace Cafe is Leicester’s hidden gem. The cafe is a very peaceful and relaxing place run by run by Buddhists and volunteers.

You’re offered a limited but delicious choice of vegan and vegetarian meals, snacks and cakes. The cafe is a very welcoming place, it’s also very easy to find (just behind the Cathedral).

It’s a perfect place to visit with friends or alone to relax and maybe read a book, catch up with friends or just to get away from the hustle and bustle of the town centre after a few hours of shopping.


CUISINES: Cafe, Vegetarian-Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options


WEBSITE: https://www.facebook.com/World-Peace-Cafe-Leicester


Address: 17 Guildhall Lane | Leicester, Leicester LE1 5FQ, England

PHONE:+44 116 262 0317


The menu at Shivalli contains 100% Pure Vegetarian food with over 50 dishes to choose from.

Most of the dishes are vegan-friendly, although the menu doesn’t separate the vegan dishes they do have the ingredients for each dish listed on the menu and you can always ask the helpful staff if needed.

Shivalli serves world-renowned cuisine of South India which comprises of dishes made primarily from grains, beans, vegetables, and fruits.

The variety and range of dishes are wide, and the chefs use locally sourced high-quality ingredients. 

An Excellent veg buffet is served from Monday to Friday from 12 pm to 3 pm and on weekends with plenty of options to choose from including masala dosa, poori and rice. The prices are very reasonable and customer service is great.


CUISINES: Indian, Asian, Vegetarian-Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options


WEBSITE: http://www.shivallirestaurant.com/

MENU: http://www.shivallirestaurant.com/menu

Address: 21 Welford Road, Leicester LE2 7AD, England

PHONE:+44 116 255 0137

Bill’s Restaurant

Situated in Highcross, bills is a unique and charming restaurant serving a variety of freshly cooked dishes. The restaurants has a diverse menu and most of the dishes are vegan-friendly. Bills is a beautifully decorated restaurant with an olde worlde look and feel as well as a relaxing and soothing ambience. Service is outstanding with staff who are friendly and attentive without being intrusive. The restaurant is “Open for breakfast, lunch, dinner and everything in between”.


CUISINES: British, Vegetarian-Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options


WEBSITE: https://bills-website.co.uk/restaurants/leicester/

MENU: https://bills-website.co.uk/restaurants/leicester/#menu

Address: 10 Shires Lane | Highcross, Leicester LE1 4AN, England

PHONE:+44 116 251 1258


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