10 of the best places to eat for vegetarians and vegans in Sussex

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For those who eat a diet free from meat or any animal product, Sussex is a great place to live. We present a guide to the best restaurants/cafés/pubs for vegetarians and vegans



The Snowdrop Inn, Lewes

This family and dog-friendly pub has two gardens, lots of live music events, a good range of local beers and lots of vegetarian dishes on the menu, from roast fig with Brighton Blue Cheese to their vegetarian meze.

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19 South Street BN7 2BU


The Prince George, Brighton

This cosy pub in the North Laine serves a great range of vegetarian and vegan dishes from their award-winning menu and offers a good selection of craft beers that you can sup in the heated beer garden. The falafel burger is a must-try.

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5 Trafalgar Street BN1 4EQ


The Cock Inn, Ringmer

This family-run 16th century country pub offers a variety veggie, vegan and gluten-free dishes. Try the vegetable lasagne or sweet potato, spinach and chickpea curry. Tuck in and enjoy views to the South Downs.

Old Uckfield Road BN8 5RX


The Netherfield Arms, near Battle

Enjoy views over Battle and the sea from this country pub, which has a separate vegetarian menu including mushroom, pumpkin seed, sweet potato and pine nut patties.

Netherfield Road TN33 9QD


The Green Almond, Eastbourne

This vegetarian and vegan bistro, which opened in 2014, offers tea and cake, as well as tasty lunches and dinners. The evening menu includes tamarind infused halloumi with lemon and herb quinoa.

Compton Street BN21 4EJ


Infinity Foods Kitchen, Brighton

The refurbished organic café boasts a brilliant selection of freshly pressed vegan shakes, vegetarian and vegan breakfasts and lunches and scrummy vegan cakes.

50 Gardner Street BN1 1UN


Terre à Terre, Brighton

This iconic restaurant is the place to take meat-eaters who claim vegetarian and vegan food is tasteless. Each dish is composed of a mouth-watering, colourful concoction of ingredients and Terre excels at veggie and vegan brunch, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner.

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71 East Street BN1 1HQ


The Chilli Pickle, Brighton

This award-winning restaurant specialises in delicious Indian street food and offers lots of vegetarian and vegan dishes. Vegans will love the pani puri: crispy puri shells with potato & chickpea salad, spiced tamarind water & chilli.

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17 Jubilee Street BN1 1GE


Food for Friends, Brighton

Ever reliable, this legendary Brighton restaurant has been serving up exciting vegetarian food since 1981. Today the menu has a wonderful array of tasty veggie, vegan and gluten-free options – not to be missed.

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17-18 Prince Albert Street BN1 1HF


Morelli Zorelli, Brighton

This cosy restaurant and delivery service offers lots of amazing sourdough pizzas for vegetarians (cooked in just 90 seconds), as well as vegan and gluten-free pizza.

40 Western Road BN3 1JD