Best Vegetarian Restaurants in Edinburgh

Best Vegetarian Restaurants in Edinburgh

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Restaurants that cater to meat-free diets


If you're sick of seeing salads as the only veggie option on the menu, here's a list of places that serve entirely vegan and vegetarian cuisine or offer good veggie food as part of a wider menu.

Taken from the 2016/17 The List Eating & Drinking Guide – £5.95 (plus p&p)

The Auld Hoose
23–25 St Leonards Street, Southside, EH8 9QN
Traditional beer-focused pub with legendary hardcore/metal/punk jukebox, along with equally famous nachos and plenty of veggie choices. | read our full review

The Baked Potato Shop
56 Cockburn Street, Old Town, EH1 1PB
With regular queues out the door, this vegan fast food joint has been filling tatties and tums since 1983.
read our full review

Moon & Hare
167 Bruntsfield Place, Southside, EH10 4DG
The flavours fairly pop from salads, wraps, cakes and smoothies in this peppy new Bruntsfield café. | read our full review

Paradise Palms
41 Lothian Street, Old Town, EH1 1HB
Good-time cocktail lounge-vibe in the heart of student land, where vegetarian soul food has spirit, as do the drinks. | read our full review

Restaurant Martin Wishart
54 The Shore, Leith, EH6 6RA
Now entering its 17th year, this Michelin-starred hotspot is an institution on the Edinburgh fine dining scene. | read our full review

6–8 Clerk Street, Southside, EH8 9HX
Delicious South Indian food and good-value dishes, including vegan and gluten-free options, in a café-style setting. | read our full review

You might also want to consider: David Bann, The Forest Café, Hendersons Vegan, The Mosque Kitchen

Eating & Drinking Guide 2015/16

Eating & Drinking Guide 2016/17

23rd Edition published April 2016. Widely recognised as the most reliable, comprehensive and authoritative guide to eating out in more than 950+ restaurants, bistros, cafes and bars in Glasgow and Edinburgh.

Pumpkin Brown

16 Grassmarket, Edinburgh, EH1 2HS

Former market stall venture now with a permanent shop in the Grassmarket, dishing up raw, vegan food, coffee and cakes, while catering to other dietary needs.

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