Glasgow is a fantastic place for vegan and vegetarian dining. The Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has even awarded Scotland’s biggest city with the honour of Most Vegan-Friendly City in the UK. The thriving student culture, eclectic music scene and the city’s history of activism may all be contributing factors as to why there is such a high demand for animal friendly establishments in Glasgow. Read our guide to discover the best picks.
The 78 is a fantastic spot nestled in Glasgow’s west end. Located near the University of Glasgow, this has become a cosy place for students to gather for a delicious meal and a relaxing pint. The comfy armchairs and coal fire make will make anyone feel right at home at The 78. The menu is one hundred percent vegan and the entire drink range is also completely free from animal produce. Generous portions and great specials await. Live entertainment including open mic night, live jazz and DJs bring a little something extra to the already cool atmosphere.
The 78, 10-14 Kelvinhaugh Street, Glasgow, UK +44 01415765018
Tchai-Ovna House of Tea is a cultural venue that plays host to Glasgow’s bohemian side. Hidden down a cosy lane in the bustling city, this speciality tea house serves scrumptious vegetarian food, a large variety of leaf tea and shisha flavours. Poetry readings, art exhibitions, dramatic performances and music events are commonplace here. The cosy atmosphere, comfy couches and outdoor patio seating in addition to the large selection of teas from around the world, help to make Tchai-Ovna House of Tea a favourite among students and locals.
Tchai-Ovna House of Tea, 42 Otago Lane, Glasgow, UK +44 01413574524