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Top Five Vegan and Vegetarian restaurants in Oxford


It’s clear that cruelty-free, ethical eating is on the rise, with more than 3.5 million people identifying as vegans in the beginning of 2018 veganism is here to stay.

To meet the high demand of vegan and vegetarian food there are numerous restaurants popping on our streets, as well as the more established names revamping their menus to add more veggie options as much more than just an afterthought.


When it comes to Oxford many might think it doesn’t have much to offer those following a vegan diet but if you know where to look there are plenty of great tasting options available. We have done the work for you and have selected the top five vegan and Vegetarian Restaurants in the city.


Banana Tree

Banana Tree is an award-winning lively restaurant which serves delicious Thai, Vietnamese, Malaysian and Singaporean dishes.

While the restaurant cooks for all dietary preference they have a dedicated vegetarian/vegan menu with a vast range of mouth-watering options.

With the delectable dishes, the head Chef William Chow proves that vegan food doesn’t have to be bland and boring.

Whether your carnivore venturing into vegan food or an experienced veggie this is the perfect place to explore some new and exciting dishes.


CUISINES: Chinese, Vietnamese, Asian, Thai, Indonesian, Malaysian, Vegetarian-Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options


WEBSITE: https://bananatree.co.uk

MENU: https://bananatree.co.uk/wp-content/themes/mdone/pdf/vegetarian-and-vegan-menu.pdf

Address: 63 George Street, Oxford OX1 2BQ, England

PHONE: +44 1865 200685

The Gardener’s Arms

Situated in Jericho area of Oxford is this traditional style British pub.

The menu comprises of vegetarian and vegan dishes designed and cooked to
satisfy the pickiest of taste buds. The food is served by extremely friendly and welcoming staff in a cosy and relaxing atmosphere.

A few highly recommended by customers are Medley mushroom pie – mixed cup & wild mushrooms cooked in a rich sage & red wine gravy in a puff pastry shell served with Italian style potatoes & fresh seasonal vegetables or the delectable Mexican chilli – a boat of homemade spicy chilli topped with grilled mozzarella, served with flatbread & fresh tomato & a red onion salsa (please ask for extra chillies if you like it extra hot).

The pub also hosts regular poetry nights and music events as well as the
community famous weekly quizzes.


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


WEBSITE: http://www.thegarden-oxford.co.uk/the-garden-vegetarian-vegan-restaurant-oxford/

MENU: http://www.thegarden-oxford.co.uk/the-garden-vegetarian-vegan-restaurant-oxford/

Address: 39 Plantation Road | Jericho, Oxford OX2 6JE, England

PHONE:01865 559814


Feast without the Beast

Offering something truly unique to the people of Oxford is this exclusive pop up Sunday Kitchen at Fir Tree Pub. On offer is full vegan roast dinner, with all the trimmings, even vegan Yorkshire as well as much more including their scrumptious desserts.

Everything on the menu is 100% vegan so you relax, knowing whatever you choose from the menu is vegan suitable.

The dishes are all prepared in-house using fresh locally sourced, organic (when possible) ingredients.


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


WEBSITE: https://en-gb.facebook.com/pg/feastnobeast

MENU: https://en-gb.facebook.com/feastnobeast/menu/

Address: The Fir Tree Pub, 163 Iffley rd Oxford, Oxfordshire

PHONE:+44 7391987662


Spiced Roots

Spiced Roots Restaurant is a unique and exciting Caribbean Restaurant, which offers customers a genuine Caribbean Experience in a uniquely decorated restaurant with fine food and drink.

The spiced roots is adorned with traditional pieces and décor, creating the authentic Caribbean experience and atmosphere for customers to enjoy.

The menu has a diverse range of clearly marked veggie dishes for customers to delight in.

All prepared using fresh homemade, and locally sourced ingredients and special blends of herbs and spices chef Hasan Defour has truly captured the art and essence Caribbean food.


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


WEBSITE: http://spicedroots.com

MENU: http://spicedroots.com/#menu

Address: 64 Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1JB, England

PHONE: +44 1865 249888


Art Cafe

Offering huge portions of fresh healthy homemade food is this little gem. Customers are offered a large variety of free range, organic, gluten-free and vegan produce which is reasonably priced.

Whether you’re getting a quick bite to eat on the go or sitting and really savouring it, in this trendy café there are plenty of clearly marked vegan options available to choose from.


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


WEBSITE: www.artcafeoxford.co.uk

MENU: http://www.artcafeoxford.co.uk/site/menu

Address: 14 Bonn Square | Oposite To The Westgate Shopping Centre, Oxford OX1 1EU, England

PHONE: +44 1865 242464




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