Best Spots for Vegan Food in Aberdeen
Updated: Dec 13, 2022
Yes, the V word! Many people are often put off by this, but with more and more people switching to plant-based diets this doesn't mean it has to be an all-or-nothing way of eating. Whether you are vegan yourself, or you are wanting to try something different, we have great choices in Aberdeen - and you will be sure to find somewhere in this selection to satisfy those cravings.
Bonobo offer a 100% vegan menu with a range of breakfast and lunch dishes, and coffees with a little optional extra for that extra bit of relaxation. You can also purchase items from their online shop ranging from - books, coffee and soap. Bonobo have great ethos in building the community, shopping local, non-exploitation and empowering people. Oh, and they also have their resident cat Mickey - what more could you want? Tables fill up fast so book here to avoid disappointment - Bonobo Vegan Cafe and Online Shop | Aberdeen | Vegan Groceries Delivery (bonobotribe.co.uk)
73-75 Skene Street, Aberdeen
2. Foodstory Cafe
Foodstory Cafe offer great vegetarian/vegan breakfast, lunch and evening menus with plenty choice on them. They are big believers in creating a safe space for everyone where they feel like they belong and using the space to feel inspired. As well as boasting great food menus, Foodstory have an event space which they host a variety of evenings including - DJs, live music acts and Reggae/various other types of music nights, this is definitely a place where there is something for everyone.
13-15 Thistle Street, Aberdeen
A cafe which is run by a personal trainer and has a passion for a healthy lifestyle, BioCafe offers a wide range of free-from/guilt free food with unusual combinations for breakfast, lunch, snacks and lite bites (including sugar free options so those with diabetes) they really do cater for all! See for yourself here - Cafe-style breakfast and lunch with healthy desserts, great coffee and people. Vegan friendly. (bio-cafe.co.uk) Pop in past for one of their Instagram worthy signature pink waffles, or if you would like to add a little tipple to your lunch why not Bring Your Own Bottle?
39 Rosemount Viaduct, Aberdeen
4. Contour Cafe
Tucked away in The Green you will find Contour, a place that offers nice chill vibes for a quiet coffee. Not only do they offer breakfast buns filled to the brim, salads and sandwiches stacked high but also offer homemade pizzas using their inhouse dough made using Caputo "00" flour so everyone can enjoy. "Good Coffee. Awesome Sandwiches. Nice Folk". You can browse their mouth-watering menu here - Contour Cafe (contourcatering.co.uk).
47 The Green, Aberdeen
5. Frogmoon Cafe
When visiting the Frogmoon cafe, not only will you be served a wide range of breakfast and lunch items, aromatic teas and coffees - you will be served with an experience for the mind, body and soul. They want to showcase the plat-based living lifestyle, art and local community. As well as their cafe, they also have a function room upstairs which they host - art exhibitions, DJs, live events and creative workshops. If your creative juices are flowing, this could be the place for you!
152 Gallowgate, Aberdeen
6. Roots Catering
Situated in a food truck at Aberdeen Beach, Roots have a variety of burger, loaded fries, wings, sides and various seasonal specials - good hearty plant based junk food. You can also order from their online site so you can enjoy the food in your own home. If you are brave enough to face the Aberdeen weather, then Roots is the perfect place to fill your belly whilst watching the sunset at the beach or to have as you get your steps in on a nice scenic walk (just beware of the seagulls!!!). Check them out here - Roots Lander (rootscatering.uk)