Liverpool, one of the most important industrial cities and ports of England, is a lively and vibrant city where culture meets trade. With a large variety of restaurants situated in and around the city, it might be difficult to spot that perfect vegetarian restaurant, so we have compiled a list of the best places to eat vegetarian and vegan in Liverpool.
The Old Hardware Shop is a vegan and vegetarian coffee shop situated in the heart of the Woolton Village. The café has a lovely, slightly quirky interior, with many vintage posters and pictures on the walls, potted plants and peculiar decorations. The food is unbelievably good and the staff are friendly. It’s a good place for breakfast, lunch, or a coffee and a cake, the main menu includes toast, sandwiches, toasties, hot dogs and the fantastic Mediterranean platter. They also have special daily offers which might include soup, salads and other meals. There is also a wide selection of drinks including teas, coffees, iced coffee, and the highly recommended milkshakes. Be sure to check out their specials board when you go in.
This stylish and funky vegetarian-friendly café offers freshly ground coffees, honest homemade food for breakfast, lunch and brunch, tasty cakes, and fresh juices all at very reasonable prices and accompanied by good music and homely atmosphere. The menu is large and varied, including huge breakfast platters (vegetarian or vegan), pancakes, granola, delicious baked potatoes, toasties and the wonderful eggplant parmigiana. Most dishes also get a generous portion of fresh salad and freshly baked bread on the side.
Situated in the heart of Liverpool, just off Bold Street, The Egg Caféoccupies the light and airy loft space of an old Victorian warehouse building, affording a panoramic view of the city center. As well as being Liverpool’s premier vegetarian and vegan restaurant, The Egg Café is also an independent art gallery and a popular meeting place. The café has a relaxing bohemian atmosphere that attracts a crowd of local artists and students. The extensive menu offers healthy and homely scrumptious vegetarian and vegan dishes such as breakfast platters, salads, soups, stews, quiche, burgers, and more. Be sure to check out their vegan versions of shepherd’s and Dragon pies.
The Garden is an innovative restaurant with modern and bright interiors, serving healthy fresh food and a tasty selection of drinks. The café focuses on vegetarian food and offers a selection of soups, sandwiches, salads and tapas as well as a wide variety of Fairtrade loose leaf teas from across the globe. It has a cozy, welcoming environment and free Wi-Fi. Hosting regular social and cultural events and meet-ups, The Garden is a perfect space for meetings and networking events.
This lovely vegetarian café, situated in the heart of Liverpool, offers a variety of healthy and fresh meals including breakfast options such as Croque Madame and full English veggie breakfast. The lunch selection is more varied and includes home baked quiches, a selection of salads, baked potatoes and freshly made sandwiches. The café’s interior is pretty and colorful, the staff is friendly and the overall atmosphere warm and welcoming.
This Japanese teppanyaki restaurant is renowned for making meal times a spectacle, with chefs creating a party atmosphere at each table with their flame shows and knife-juggling. However, it turns out their vegetarian options are not to be sniffed at either. The vegetarian teppanyaki is claimed to be simply amazing. The portions of food are generous, good value for money and served in an entertaining and unique way. There is also a selection of tofu and vegetable dishes in the menu, including the spectacular tofu in miso sauce and the sweet omelette parcels.
Il Forno is a fantastic Italian restaurant with elegant and luxurious interiors. It has plenty of vegetarian options on the menu which are much more than just meat dishes without the meat. Try their scrumptious focaccia bread which they fire up in a pizza oven and you will instantly be impressed. The starter with roasted veggies, olive oil and goat’s cheese proves that perfection often lies in simplicity. When you visit, make sure you don’t miss out on their Nutella pizza for dessert.