Whether you’re vegan through and through or have a diverse palate and love to try new things, there’s plenty of vegan restaurants in Southampton to enjoy.

With more vegan and vegetarian options appearing on cafe and restaurant menus than ever before it’s no longer a case of struggling to find somewhere suitable to eat, but more a case of being spoilt for choice!

Whether you’re looking for a vegan friendly cafe for a spot of coffee and cake, or a restaurant with a good vegan selection on the menu so you can enjoy a guilt-free evening, there’s plenty of vegan restaurants in Southampton to choose from.

Here’s a selection of Southampton restaurants with great vegan menus…

Offbeet – Vegan Restaurant

Offbeet is a new, exciting, and completely vegan restaurant in Marchwood, Southampton. You’ll experience some familiar dishes with a Offbeet twist! Dishes include a vegan version of smoked salmon, cajun battered banana blossom, and gluten free potato gnocchi. If that wasn’t enough to tease those tastebuds then maybe the sweet options of apple crumble caramel tart, or a warm choccy brownie!

The Art House

One of Southampton’s original community art cafe’s, The Art House is a welcoming hub of creative joy. Home of various community art groups there is always something happening from poetry evenings, music, art and crafts.  The award-winning organic and ethical cafe has a deliciously quirky menu to suit venue. Fully vegetarian, with many dishes also suitable for vegans, you can choose from sharing platters such as Voluptuous Vegan which includes Aubergine dip, hummus, vegan cream cheese with garlic & herbs, toasted pita, corn chips and salad, to their popular Sunday Roast which is diary free and served on Sunday from 12.30pm – 3.30pm with live acoustic music.

Cafe Thrive

Opening from 8am for breakfast and serving through to 9pm on weekends, this independent café opposite Houndwell Park is a true treat. Serving nutritious, locally source and fair-trade produce. Try the Thrive Waffle – made with buckwheat flour and serviced with a scoop of diary-free ice cream and a choice of toppings. The Wholefood Burger is as healthy as it sounds and can be ordered free of gluten ingredients. All hot drinks are made from a range of dairy-free options giving plenty of choice.

Piecaramba

A pie lovers dream.. And let’s face it, everyone loves a pie. With a cool and funky pop art interior, Piecaramba on Carlton Place offers the best in comfort food – ideal for the autumn and winter months. There’s over 20 pies to choose from with a good choice of vegetarian and vegan pies such as Sweetie Pie, Al Piecino, The Notdog and ‘Shroom Raiders.

Lakaz Maman

Created by the 2012 BBC Masterchef winner, Shelina Permalloo, Lakaz Maman serves authentic Mauritian street food with a modern twist. With many creaole dishes can be vegan and gluten free on request. Start with the Sticky Corn Pops with Tamarind & Chilli followed by a traditional island style Creole curry, medium heat, light and fragrant made with coconut milk, freshly ground spices and herbs. Served with yellow rice, salsa and coconut chutney

Wagamama

Always a great choice for vegans with fresh crunchy vegetables taking centre stage. Located in Westquay Shopping centre, the Japanese menu includes Yasai Pad Thai with egg free noodles or Vegatsu, a vegan Katsu curry. Seitan coated in crispy panko breadcrumbs, covered in an aromatic curry sauce with sticky white rice and a dressed side salad.