The Top Plant-based Eateries in BathFriday 15 November 2019 by Jodie Alker Being vegetarian or vegan is not only a huge trend right now but also a massive step to helping the planet get back on its feet. Whether you’re a seasonal veggie or just looking for a tasty meal, Bath has plenty of options on offer. You may be visiting Bath to see some of the beautiful sights, to absorb some local culture, or to take advantage of the many quirky and independent shops. Either way, if your trips away revolve around trying lots of amazing plant-based food and getting inspiration for new vegan dishes, then you certainly won't be short for choices. We have compiled a list of places to go that will delight your meat-free stomachs, and for those of you don’t choose to eat plant-based meals, trust us, you’ll want to try these!
Vegan and Vegetarian Cafés and Quick Bites
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Beyond the Kale
Green Park Station, Avon, Bath BA1 2DR
“A slice of plant-based perfection”. This independent eatery is an absolute must – imagine wooden crates stacked with fresh fruit, chunky wooden tables, and cool slate coloured walls. Beyond the Kale are all about community and is completely built on personal touches. Everything is vegan and they don’t scream and shout about it – making it a foolproof place to take your skeptical friends.
The Green Rocket Café
1 Pierrepont St, Bath BA1 1LB
The informal setting of The Green Rocket Cafe is a wonderful place to spend an afternoon, you’ll be welcomed into a relaxing environment where families, friends and couples can meet up. Choose to sit inside or out to take in the great views of the city - and it’s the fitting place to people watch. Their scrumptious food is also produced in-house, locally and they use seasonal produce – which is great if you’re an eco-friendly advocate.
42 Monmouth St, Bath BA1 1EN
‘Chai’ comes from Hindu and means tea and ‘walla’ means someone who performs a specific task, therefore ‘chaiwalla’ basically means someone who pours tea – fun fact. This Indian inspired eatery is a colourful addition to Monmouth Street offering delicious vegan street food. With incredible smells surrounding you, you’ll want to go there for every meal just so you can try each of the multitude of options on the menu.
Vegan and Vegetarian Restaurants
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2 N Parade, Passage, Bath BA1 1NX
Everything here is sourced naturally and sustainably as their focus is to help look after the planet and this is shown throughout the interiors, food and staff. Acorn is an excellent place for those of you who are real foodies, whether you choose to eat meat or not, everyone who comes here revels in the array of tasty food. The only steps they wish to take is from the land to plants in the kitchen to food in people’s mouths.
1 Beaufort West, London Rd, Bath BA1 6QB
If you’re someone who loves to try new dishes and meals, dishes you may not have even thought of putting together - Nourish is the place. Experience a friendly environment with food that has influences from all over the world and the owners are happy to give their own recommendations. You’ll be impressed by the selection of food in a vibrant and comfortable atmosphere with local artwork decorating the walls.
34 Princess Victoria St, Bristol BS8 4BZ
Beginning as a dream between a married couple, this wonderful and individual Thai restaurant has now boomed in Bath and in many other UK cities. Giggling Squid, from the beginning, has wanted to keep the feeling of eating in your own home whilst enjoying authentic and enjoyable food.
Restaurants and Cafes with Great Veggie Options
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10 N Parade, Bath BA2 4AL
Be invited into the warmth of Sotto Sotto’s restaurant, based in the middle of Bath’s historic centre. A quirky basement boutique with a low-lit cosy environment to have a unique evening out. This place is ideal for families of all kinds that adore simple yet delicious meals.
3 N Parade, Passage, Bath BA1 1NX
Eight is a modern yet wholesome eatery situated in a delightful boutique townhouse amongst the Roman Baths. The reason for its name is that they have eight different dishes on their menu that change with each season, as they’re about quality, not quantity.
Rooted Café and Supper Room
20 Newbridge Rd, Bath BA1 3JX
A gorgeous family run business that won’t disappoint, offering tasty nutritious food that suits a quick bite, casual lunch or supper. You’ll want to try everything off the menu and just looking at it will make your tummy rumble. They’re seasonal, sustainable and local, with it being just a little out of the centre it will definitely be worth the trip.
Hopefully, this list will help you decide which places to visit to feed your plant-based appetite, or it may just inspire you to take a trip to Bath, which won't be a disappointment - both for the incredible vegan food and for everything else this wonderful city has to offer. With so much to choose from you won’t be able to try all of them on one trip and fortunately our apartments are in amongst all the gorgeous attractions and delightful restaurants.