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Top five vegan and vegetarian restaurants in Aberdeen

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With veganism on the upsurge, there has never been a better time to be a vegan. Our streets are filling up with restaurants which are offering dishes for meat-free diets as much more than just an afterthought.

And Aberdeen has some of the best vegan and vegetarian restaurants the country has to offer, whether you’re a proud vegan or merely curious there are plenty of options available for all taste buds.

We’ve rounded our top five favourites from in and around the city.

Las Iguanas

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Settled in Union Square near Aberdeen station, amongst the hustling and bustling city centre is this charming eclectic eatery. It’s a perfect place to visit after a day spent shopping or on a night out with friends.

Though the menu isn’t fully vegan it does have a wide range of clearly marked delicious vegan options.

The place is beautifully decorated in vibrant colours and pieces with highly comfy seating and lively atmosphere.


CUISINES: Mexican, Brazilian, Latin, Spanish, South American, Central American, Vegetarian-Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options


WEBSITE:  www.iguanas.co.uk/restaurants/aberdeen

MENU: https://www.iguanas.co.uk/restaurants/aberdeen/menus

Address: 18 First Level Mall Guild Square | 18 Upper Level Mall, Aberdeen AB11 5RG, Scotland

PHONE: +44 1224 594088



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Foodstory is one of the highest recommended vegan-friendly diner in Aberdeen.

Customers are served outstanding food in a warm and welcoming environment. This Kickstarter-funded restaurant has definitely delivered on their promise to bring communities together with simple, healthy, wholesome food.

Built and decorated from recycled and salvaged materials this rustic cafe is bursting with character and charm.

The café caters to all dietary requirements and uses only local, organic ingredients.



CUISINES: Cafe, British, Soups, Healthy, Vegetarian-Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options


WEBSITE: http://foodstorycafe.co.uk/

MENU: http://foodstorycafe.co.uk/menus/

Address: Anderson House 11-15 Thistle Street, Aberdeen AB10 1XZ, Scotland

PHONE: +44 7926 373034


Kamoon Kitchen

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Kamoon is the first Lebanese eatery in Aberdeen. You’re offered handmade authentic Lebanese food with aromas and tastes to die for.

The story of kamoon kitchen began in 2015 as a catering business but with the overwhelming response and demand, they soon opened their first restaurant and takeaway.

The menu is diverse with plenty of reasonably priced veggie options available.


CUISINES: Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Arabic, Vegetarian-Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options


WEBSITE: http://www.kamoon-kitchen.com

MENU:  www.kamoon-kitchen.com/menu

Address: Unit 3 Jesmond Drive | Bridge of Don, Aberdeen AB22 8UR, Scotland

PHONE: +44 1224 379233

Bonobo Café

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After running a successful 100% vegan pop up café, bonobo took a permanent residence on skene street last year.

This is worker’s cooperative café which serves scrumptious classical dishes with a creative and innovative vegan twist.

It’s a charming rustic café where you can sit and watch the vegetables and herbs grow. The café uses fresh organic and locally sourced ingredients to prepare the yummy food


CUISINES: Cafe, British, Healthy, Soups, Vegetarian-Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options


WEBSITE: www.bonobotribe.co.uk

MENU: www.bonobotribe.co.uk/food

Address: 73-75 Skene Street, Aberdeen AB10 1QD, Scotland

PHONE: +44 1224 636777

The Braided Fig

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The braided fig is a fashionable restaurant which has been serving delicious food to the people of Aberdeen for the past 15 years.

The restaurant launched their first vegan menu last year which changes seasonally to showcase the best of Scotlands harvest.

Customers are served by Polite staff who will warmly welcome you to the Braided Fig and serve you with food which tastes out of this world.

The portion sizes are appropriate, and dishes are beautifully presented and delicious to eat. The restaurant definitely deserves a visit.


Bar, European, British, Scottish, Contemporary, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian-Friendly


WEBSITE: https://thebraidedfig.co.uk

MENU: https://thebraidedfig.co.uk/menus/

Address: 39 Summer Street, Aberdeen AB10 1SB, Scotland

PHONE: +44 1224 620333







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