Best Places to Find Vegan Food in Birmingham

Mar 22 2024

From cosy home-cooked meals to upmarket gourmet bites, the city has a wealth of options, perfect for curing rumbling bellies and hungry grumblers!

In this guide, our in-house Neighbourhood experts have collated some of our favourite spots, ensuring there’s a little something for everyone.

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Up-market eats and dinners for date night

Looking to impress? Look no further than the following stand-out selection, suited for all mates, dates and tastes.


Situated in the Great Western Arcade, Land is an up-market option perfect for a celebration or a really special treat for veggies, vegans and meat-eaters alike. Offering everything from a la carte plates to tasting menus, if you’re on the lookout for an incredible meal with plant-based roots, of course.

Zen Metro

Award-winning Zen Metro is a staple for Brummie vegans – and rightfully so. This Thai restaurant has a number of show-stopping dishes, with a specialist vegan menu boasting plenty of choice, including Thai favourites such as Spring Rolls, Red Curry, Green Curry and Pad Thai with a gong-winning twist.

Bodega Cantina

If you’re in the mood for South American food, look no further than Bodega Cantina. With the option for a singularly vegan menu, stuff yourself silly on things from nachos to burritos and quesadillas without compromising on flavour. Make sure you call into Bodega at your earliest convenience to devour their tasty eats and get into the fiesta spirit.

The Blue Piano

The Blue Piano restaurant, set in a sprawling Edwardian building and decorative gardens specialises in South-East Asian cuisine – and certainly does it well. With a wide range of vegan options available, taking inspiration from the flavours of the owner’s native country of Singapore and further flung locations such as Malaysia and Cambodia, there’s plenty to get your teeth into.

Simpsons Restaurant

If Michelin dining is what you’re after, renowned restaurant Simpsons is perfect for celebrations and stand-out date nights. With signature tasting menus and several tasty vegan dishes for you to try, they offer a wide range of purely plant-based options. Fellow vegans rejoice, for the full fine-dining experience is here.


For stand-out eats from a purely vegetarian and vegan restaurant, turn to Barsana. Pulling on a rich Indian heritage for unstoppable flavour, they also serve Chinese fusion dishes, pizzas and even a selection of vegan milkshakes and ice-creams to satisfy any sweet tooth.

On the hunt for something a little more casual? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered in this next section.

Brunch and lunch picks

Cherry Reds Café Bar

If you’ve got breakfast on the brain, then get yourself down to Cherry Reds Cafe Bar. Situated on John Bright Street at the heart of the City Centre, it’s the perfect place to fuel up before a day’s travel – as it’s just a stone’s throw from New Street Station.

Tuck into a full vegan English breakfast or treat yourself to halloumi and nachos in this funky space – and the best part? You can get it all for under a tenner.

Ba-Ha at The Rainbow

Well-known as one of the go-to vegan restaurants in Birmingham, Ba-Ha goes all-out on home cooked food from a pub in Digbeth. When you need vegan fish and chips, your fill of veggie wings or just a small plate to tide you over, their food is ridiculously good. Make sure to grab a pint to wash it all down.

Medicine Bakery

Beautiful both inside and out, Medicine Bakery – as the name suggests – specialises in vegan breads, cakes and artisan bakes, all made on the day. As well as sweet treats, you can tuck into delicious sandwiches, buddha bowls and great cups of coffee – making this a fantastic place to brunch with friends or on a solo date.


Simple doesn’t mean skimping on the good stuff. Using seasonal ingredients to create delicious dishes to be enjoyed throughout the day – from brunch to a slap-up lunch to evening dining – there’s a good selection of vegan choices for you to choose from, whether you prefer savoury or sweet. Caneat by name and by nature, indeed.


Health and wellness junkie? We’ve got you. Kanteen is all about feeding your body with good, nutritious foods, using healthy ingredients blended with world-class dishes. Although it’s not a strictly vegan cafe, there’s plenty of plant-based food to choose from – so you’re never stuck for something to chew.

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