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The Best Vegetarian Friendly Restaurants in Yorkshire

Whether you’re a plant-based pioneer, dedicated veggie or want to cut down on meat, Yorkshire is full of vegetarian and vegan friendly restaurants that don’t compromise on flavour. From authentic street food to award-winning fine dining, you’ll be spoilt for choice with this handpicked, tried and tested list.

Top Vegetarian Friendly Restaurants in Leeds

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Indian Tiffin Room | Leeds city centre

For a taste of authentic Indian street food, Indian Tiffin Room are passionate about creating a diverse menu that caters to vegetarian and vegan diets. Brought to you in the heart of Leeds City Centre, their extensive menu and dedicate vegan menu, boasts many vegetarian grazing dishes and mains full of delicious spices and aromatic flavours.

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Harvey Nichols Fourth Floor Brasserie | Leeds City Centre

Take in the views of the city’s rooftops as you dine in one of Leeds’ finest restaurants, Fourth Floor Brasserie at Harvey Nichols. Serving up menus that use the freshest seasonal ingredients, alongside excellent service and a buzzing atmosphere.

Their breakfast and main a la carte menus have some veggie gems or their dedicated plant-based menu is perfect for those looking for a 3-course vegan experience.

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Tharavadu | Leeds City Centre

Michelin-recommended Indian restaurant Tharavadu has proudly served traditional Keralan cuisine to the people of Leeds for years. Their flavour-packed meat-free dishes will have you re-booking before you’ve even paid the bill.

Prashad | Drighlington, Leeds

Step into one of Yorkshire’s most highly-awarded Indian restaurants to taste vegan and vegetarian flavours like no other. Discover menus that are entirely meat-free, including their 7-course tasting menu, that are continuously praised by their regular and new customers, not to mention the Hairy Bikers.

Want to learn the secrets of great vegetarian Indian cuisine? Demonstrated by Head Chef Minal, a former mentee of Gordon Ramsay, you’ll learn the techniques and flavour profiles used to bring that Prashad finesse into every dish. Find out more about Prashad’s Cookery Demo Day and save 15%.

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Mango | Wetherby, Leeds

Wetherby-based Indian restaurant Mango, is an award-winning family-run business, dedicated to East African vegetarian flavours. Expect mouthwatering street-food, dosas and popular Gujarati curries. All their wines are vegan, with a large organic choice.

De Baga Chapel Allerton Indian restaurant

De Baga | Chapel Allerton + Headingley, Leeds

De Baga, is one of Leeds’ best modern Indian restaurants, with a lively environment and attentive service. Their mouthwatering menu specialises in Goan food, celebrating the ‘East Meets West’ spirit of Goa.

Following the popularity of their Headingley restaurant, they opened in the vibrant Leeds suburb of Chapel Allerton. You’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to vegetarian and vegan dishes at De Baga.

Top Vegetarian Friendly Restaurants in Wakefield

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Corarima | Wakefield

Taste the sensational sweet and savoury flavours of Abyssinia at Corarima, created by their team of Ethiopian and Eritrean chefs. Vegetarian and vegan diets are routinely followed in Abyssinia, so indulge in the true taste of Africa in their appetising dishes.

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The Weston | Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield

Take in the views of Yorkshire Sculpture Park whilst dining inside their beautiful restaurant, The Weston. Dishes are created using the best produce Yorkshire has to offer, with sustainable-inspired lunch plates, lighter bites or breakfast dishes to kick start your morning.

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The Shibden Mill Inn | Halifax

This award-winning country inn is known for its Michelin-recommended dining. The Shibden Mill Inn uses specialist suppliers for their chefs to create the most delicious dishes, including a dedicated vegan menu that’s definitely worth trying. Made with seasonal ingredients, here you can satisfy the cravings for classic, warming food that’s meat-free, even better!

Top Vegetarian Friendly Restaurants in Sheffield

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Tonco | Sheffield

Focusing on eclectic, simple dishes where the ingredients speak for themselves,  is this friendly restaurant in Sheffield, Tonco. Serving a menu that changes with the seasons, take your pick between a variety of delicious dishes. Veggie and vegan dishes have never looked so good.

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The Schoolrooms | Bradfield, Sheffield

Found on the edge of the Peak District and housed in a former Victorian schoolhouse, this is the perfect vegetarian friendly restaurant to start your day right. Specialising in mouthwatering breakfast, lunch and brunch classics, their wholesome dishes are bursting with so much flavour you won’t even notice it’s meat-free.

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Napoli Centro | Sheffield

Known amongst locals for serving the best pizza in Sheffield, independent restaurant Napoli Centro is an uncomplicated spot to grab authentic Italian vegetarian food. With a menu full of sensational Neapolitan pizzas, avoid the meat and taste their delicious vegetarian alternatives packed with lots of goodness.

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Church: Temple of Fun | Kelham Island, Sheffield

If you’re looking for a 100% vegetarian and vegan restaurant in Sheffield, this is the place for you. Church: Temple of Fun is a bar and restaurant that can easily satisfy everyone’s tastebuds. Indulge in meat-free classics like burgers and loaded fries, amongst a menu of specialty plates. Plus they do epic veggie roasts on Sundays. Also operating as a live music venue and arcade, this is a vegetarian restaurant in Sheffield that you need to check out.

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Pellizco | Sheffield

Bringing pure authentic Mexican food to the steel city is Pellizco. The British Street Food award-winners combine fresh British ingredients with traditional Mexican methods. Their tapas, tacos and tostadas are full of to die for vegetarian and vegan options.

Top Vegetarian Friendly Restaurants in York

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Legacy at The Grand | York City Centre

The 3AA Rosette-awarded restaurant in York’s only 5 Star hotel, Legacy at The Grand York, is known for their expertly crafted tasting menus. They have dedicated 5 or 8 course vegetarian tasting menus, focussed on making the most of the beautiful produce from local surroundings. Dedicated veggie or not, you need to put Legacy at the top of your foodie bucket list.

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Los Moros | York City Centre

This North African restaurant in the centre of York, Los Moros, serves up a menu that boasts an exciting cuisine in their bricks-and-mortar shop and street food stall. Using many local suppliers and cooking up their own homemade ingredients, explore the menu full of plant-based options at one of the best vegetarian restaurants in Yorkshire.

Top Vegetarian Friendly Restaurants in Harrogate & Skipton

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Bar & Restaurant Eighty Eight | Grantley Hall, Ripon

Michelin-recommended Pan-Asian Bar & Restaurant Eighty Eight, brings a new level of vibrancy and flavour to their vegetarian dishes. Set in the most beautiful 5 Star hotel grounds in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales, this otherworldly dining experience shines a light on Asian vegetarian dishes that don’t compromise on spice and flavour. Vegans can opt for their impressive vegan tasting menu.

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The Angel at Hetton | Skipton

At Michelin star restaurant The Angel at Hetton, chef patron Michael Wignall created a vision for informal fine dining. Make the most of the fresh, seasonal ingredients available in their vegetarian A La Carte menu that is skilfully prepared by Micheal and the team.

Top Vegetarian Restaurants in East Yorkshire

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The Westwood | Beverley

Step into this beautiful restaurant in the ‘jewel of East Yorkshire’ for some award-winning dining. Both Michelin-recommended and awarded 2AA Rosettes, The Westwood serves up unbeatable refined British dishes. Check out their dedicated vegan menu for some seasonal delights.

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Birdcage | Hessle, Hull

Family-run restaurant on the outskirts of Hull in Hessle, Birdcage, serves up classic favourites that are perfect for all tastes, appetites and diets. Whether you join them for brunch, a regular evening date night, bottomless brunch or Sunday lunch, their good variety of the meat-free dishes is enough to draw you in time and time again.


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