Northern Quarter (Map 1)
1 GO FALAFEL
Small take away shop with entirely vegan menu. They serve falafel wraps, salads, smoothies and juices for very affordable prices. There is also a new branch on Deansgate (Map 2), which has slightly increased prices, but very similar menu.
Address: 3 Newton Street, M1 1HL Opening hours: Mon-Sun: 10am-10pm Web
2 SOUP KITCHEN
Soup Kitchen describes itself as a ‘canteen, bar and music bar’. In a relaxed venue they serve a couple of vegan sandwiches, soups and a salad. All food is made freshly on the premises and out of local seasonal ingredients.
Address: 3133 Spear Street, M1 1DF Opening hours: Food is served 12pm – 9pm, except Sun: 12pm-7pm. The bar is open Sun-Wed: 12pm-11pm, Thurs: 12pm-11pm, Fri-Sat: 12pm-4am Web
3 FOUNDATION COFFEE HOUSE
Large coffee shop with a selection of vegan cakes and sometimes raw snacks. They also have a wide range of nutritious fresh smoothies a juices.
Address: Lever Street, M1 1JB Opening hours: Mon-Tue: 7:30am-6pm, Wed-Fri: 7:30am-10pm, Sat: 11am-10pm, Sun:12pm-6pm Web
4 PIE AND ALE BAR
Here you can get some lovely vegan freshly baked pies and a wide selection of craft beers and ales. The menu contains several vegan pies with different fillings, potato mash and sauces. There is also a vegan dessert and a couple of small vegan bites. Pie and Ale is great if you want something quite indulgent with some great beer on the side.
Address: Unit 12, The Hive, Lever Street, M1 1FN Opening hours: Mon-Thurs: 12pm-11pm, Fri-Sat: 12pm-12am, Sun:12pm-11pm, (kitchen closes at 10pm on all days) Web
5 OAK STREET CAFE BAR
Small café in the Craft and Design Centre, which is a beautiful venue where local artists have small studios and shops. It offers a decent selection of vegan cakes, salads and occasional hot meals.
Address: 17 Oak Street, M4 5JD Opening hours: Mon-Sat: 10am-4:30pm, Sun: 11am-4:30pm Web
6 V REVOLUTION
V Revolution is a very popular vegan restaurant that has recently moved to a bigger and completely refurbished space on Edge Street. V Revolution specialises in vegan 'junk food', which means you will be able to choose from a huge range of different burgers, hot dogs, fries, milkshakes and indulgent desserts.
Address: 20-26 Edge Street, M4 1HN Opening hours: Mon: closed, Tue-Sun: 11am-11pm Web
7 EARTH CAFE
Earth Café is a vegetarian juice and food bar located under Manchester Buddhist Centre. It serves highly seasonal homemade food inspired by Indian cuisine, vegan and raw cakes and salads. The food menu is purely vegan and you can combine different items if you go for the full menu.
Address: 1620 Turner Street, M4 1DZ Opening hours: MonSat: 10am4pm, Sun: closed Web
Italian style restaurant with a massive selection of gluten free pizzas and vegan cheeses. Some vegan sides and starters are also available.
Address: 7577 High St, M4 1FS Opening hours: Sun-Thurs: 12pm10pm, Fri-Sat: 12pm-11pm Web
9 SWEET MANDARIN
Chinese family restaurant with a separate vegan menu offering many options, such as stir fries and vegetable dishes.
Address: 19 Copperas St, M4 1HS Opening hours: Tues-Sun: 5pm-10pm Web
10 PASTA FACTORY
Restaurant that is proud of making fresh homemade pasta. They have selection of several vegan dishes and one dessert. The vegan meals have original compositions, many of which are topped with cashew sauce and vegan parmesan.
Address: 77 Shudehill, M4 4AN Opening hours: Mon: Closed, Tue-Thurs: 11am-10pm, Fri-Sat: 11am-11pm, Sun:11am-10pm Web
City Centre (Map 2)
This elegant vegetarian restaurant offers some vegan and gluten free options, such as vegan fish and chips or oyster mushrooms medallions. They use highly seasonal and locally sourced ingredients. Desserts can include a chia crème brûlée or a Scottish trifle.
Address: 58 Mosley Street (entrance on Booth Street), M2 3HZ Opening hours: Mon-Fri: 12pm-3pm and 5pm-10pm, Sat: 12pm-10:30pm, Sun: 12pm8pm Web
2 THE PITA PIT
A rather health oriented fast food outlet making pitas, falafels wraps and salads for eating in and takeaway. The veggie and falafel wraps are vegan.
Address: 45 Deansgate, M3 2AY Opening hours: Mon-Thurs: 7am-8pm, Fri-Sat: 7am10pm, Sun: 9am-8pm Web
A large Spanish and Catalan deli and restaurant with a separate generous vegan menu, which contains many different tapas, breads and also a vegetable paella.
Address: Barton Arcade, Deansgate, M3 2BB Opening hours: Mon-Wed: 10am9:30pm, Thurs: 10am-10pm, Fri:10am-10:30pm, Sat: 9am-11pm, Sun: 10am-9pm Web
4 HANDMADE BURGER CO.
A burger restaurant with a choice of several delicious vegan burgers (with dairy and egg free buns). Vegan burgers have different flavours, such as texmex, thai or sweet potato and bean. The also serve milkshakes with soya milk.
Address: The Old Courthouse, 184 Deansgate, M3 3WB Opening hours: Mon-Sat: 11:30am11pm, Sun: 12pm-10:30pm Web
5 GO FALAFEL
Small take away shop with entirely vegan menu. They serve falafel wraps, salads, smoothies and juices.
Chop'd is a lovely salad bar, where you can create your own salad or a wrap by choosing from different ingredients and toppings. Grindsmith, a popular Manchester coffee company has a little store inside, so you can have a great cup of coffee with your meal as well.
Address: 68 Cross Street, M2 4JQ Opening hours: Mon-Thurs: 7am-4pm, Fri: 7am-3pm, Sat: 9am-3pm, Sun: closed Web