Vegetarian & Vegan Dining in Glasgow

Glasgow was named vegan capital of the UK 2013 and has a vibrant cafe culture that caters well for non meat-eaters. Since receiving that award the city has continued to expand it's options for innovative and good quality vegan/vegetarian dining.

Vegetarian and Vegan hotspots in Glasgow (specifically vegetarian and/or vegan)

The Hug & Pint (Vegan) pub, food, music venue. Formerly Roxy & Liquid Ship   171 Great Western Road, Glasgow G4 9AW (near St George's Cross subway)

Stereo Cafe Bar  (Vegan) pub, food, music venue in Charles Rennie Mackintosh building, Renfield Lane, City Centre (very narrow cobbled alley near Central station)

78 Cafe Bar (Vegan) pub, food, music venue. Kelvinhaugh St, Finnieston/ Glasgow West End (closest subway Kelvinhall)

The Old Hairdressers (Vegan) cafe, bar, gallery, music venue. opposite Stereo Cafe Bar, Renfield Lane, City Centre (near Central Station)

The Flying Duck (Vegan) bar, food. Renfield St, city centre (alley opposite Cineworld)

13th Note (Vegetarian and Vegan) cafe, bar, food, music venue. 50-60 King Street, Trongate, Merchant City/east end of Argyle Street

Mono Cafe Bar  (adventurous vegan) bar, food, music venue, record store. 12 King's Court, King Street, City Centre

Saramago Cafe Bar (Vegan) food, bar. Centre for Contemporary Arts (CCA), Sauchiehall St, City Centre

Tchai Ovna House of Tea (vegetarian & vegan) tea, food. tucked away overlooking Kelvin River, Gibson Lane, West End (walkable from Kelvinbridge or Hillhead subway)

Ranjit's Kitchen (Indian vegetarian & vegan) 607 Pollockshaws Road,  South Side  (short walk from Queen's Park & Pollockshaws East railway stations)


Eateries that are not entirely meat-free but are popular with the vegan & vegetarian community.

West End:

The Hanoi Bike Shop  - Asian restaurant. Ruthven Lane off Byres Rd, West End

Lebowskis, Finnieston, West End

Usha's Indian Street Food  2 Byres Road (corner of Dumbarton Rd) West End 

Mother India Cafe opposite Kelvingrove Museum, West End

Little Italy Italian Cafe, Byres Road, West End 

 Butchershop Bar and Grill, opposite Kelvingrove Museum, West End

Ubiquitous Chip Restaurant and Bar Ashton Lane, West End

Bibi's Mexican Cantina, Dumbarton Road, West End

City Centre:

The Art School Vic Cafe & Bar - At Glasgow School of Art's Reid Building - open to the public

Singl-end Cafe & Bakehouse, West of the City Centre close to The School of Art  - Artisan bakery cafe bistro

The Project Cafe, 134 Renfrew Street, City Centre - social enterprise cafe 'ethical, fairtrade, organic, homemade'

Red Onion, West Campbell Street, City Centre also have a special vegan menu *

Bar Bloc+ 117 Bath Street, City Centre  - Buzzing wee music bar serving good pub grub

Cranachan Scottish Cafe 2nd Floor Princes Square Mall, Buchanan Street, City Centre

Barca Tapas & Cava Bar Princes Square Mall, Buchanan Street, City Centre

Windows Restaurant at the Carlton George Hotel, City Centre

Hummingbird, Bath Street, City Centre

Lucky Seven Canteen, City Centre

Barburitto (Mexican fast food) Queen St, Glasgow

Martha's Cafe, St Vincent Street, Glasgow

Rishis Indian Aroma Bath Street, West City Centre

Greater Glasgow and South Side:

Tapa Coffee House, Pollockshaws Road - Organic coffee & artisan bakery cafe 

Art Lover's Cafe Bellahouston Park, South Glasgow

The Glad Cafe, Pollockshaws Road, Glasgow (also arts/live music venue)

Cherry and Heather Cafe & Deli, North Gower St, Glasgow

Silverburn Shopping Centre just south of Glasgow on A77 is home to many Veggie-friendly chain restaurants such as Giraffe, Carluccios, Wagamama, Prezzo and more.


Merchant City:

Paesano Italian & Pizzeria 94 Miller Street, Merchant City - Paesano famously have vegan pizza on the menu.

Guys Restaurant Candleriggs, Merchant City

Dakhin South Indian Restaurant, Merchant City

 *Please note that this is not any kind of exhaustive or ultimate list. There are many more fine veggie-friendly eateries in this big city. They are yours to discover.