There are a plethora of restaurants across Oxfordshire now offering vegan and vegetarian options on their menu, with some boasting to have turned over half of their menu to vegetarian and vegan options.
It would come as a relief for vegans, vegetarians and their dining companions to know that there are places offering only quality plant-based food that is appealing to vegans/vegetarians, flexitarians and even devout carnivores craving tasty plant-based meals.
From good messy vegan junk food to authentic homecooked Indian food to Sunday roasts and more – whether you’re vegetarian, vegan, or neither, you’ll find something that you can really enjoy at these vegan and vegetarian only restaurants in Oxfordshire.
Due to the popularity of her pop-up veggie and vegan food stalls in the Summertown and Headington markets in Oxford, the home cook turned full-time chef, Jaya, decided to take it up a notch with Delhish – Oxfordshire’s original vegan Indian restaurant.
Originally the Waterman when it opened in 1871, The Punter is a quirky gastropub situated on the banks of the Isis, on Osney Island in Oxford, relaunched in July 2020 with a completely vegetarian and vegan menu.
The Gardeners Arms is a quirky pub in north Oxford that has been around for over 200 years. But while, from the outside, it may look like an ordinary local, its kitchen has been serving only modern quality vegetarian food since 2003.
This antipodean style café in Witney serves all vegan and mostly gluten-free food and beverages. Expect savoury breakfast and lunch options like BAMT Bagel – vegan ‘bacon’, avocado, mayo and tomato, seasonal dishes like Thai red curry spiced sweet potato soup and sweet treats like apple cake with maple drizzle.