6 vegan and vegetarian places to eat in Yorkshire
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Roots and Fruits
This establishment in the Grand Arcade in Leeds has been a vegetarian café for over 20 years, so it's well-known and incredibly popular. They've recently made the leap to be predominantly plant-based with the help of nutritionist Laura Thomas. Customer's love the Whole Bowl - chipotle black beans, brown rice, mango salsa, guacamole and vegan 'cheesey' sauce.
10-11 Grand Arcade, Leeds LS1 6PG; rootsandfruits.net
Make No Bones
Sheffield is having something of a vegan revolution at the moment, and with places popping up everywhere, it's becoming the hub of plant-based action. Make No Bones is famed for its delicious vegan, home cooked grub seven days a week.
4a Rutland Way, Sheffield S3 8DG; templeof.fun
Humblest of Pleasures
This vegan café in Hebden Bridge has got everyone talking, especially for their abundance of savoury and sweet options. Their vegan carbonara and macaroni cheese are winners, turning the traditional view of vegan food on its head.
35 Market Street, Hebden Bridge HX7 6EU; humblestofpleasures.com
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The Cheerful Chilli in Otley is all about fresh vegetarian and vegan food, and even hosts a vegan banquet once a month too - a great way of getting more and more people involved with the movement. They also offer private dining for large parties and celebrations.
Yorkgate Farm, Chevin Road, Otley LS21 3DD; thecheerfulchilli.co.uk
As if having views over York Minster isn't enough of a reason to head here for lunch, but this 100% plant-based eatery offers some seriously good vibes too. There's often yoga and meditation classes, late-night supper clubs and open-mic nights so it's a lovely place to go to and feel truly part of the plant-based community.
18 Lord Mayor's Walk, York YO31 7HA facebook.com/truestorycafe
Eat Your Greens
As well as many people wanting to follow the inspirational accounts of certain vegan and veggie movements online, once you take a look at Eat Your Greens in Leeds, you'll see why it's an Instagram hotspot. This organic and vegan-friendly wine bar is well worth a visit.
42 New York Street, Leeds LS2 7DY; eatyourgreensleeds.co.uk
It's not all about the fixed abodes either, there are companies doing big things in the vegetarian/vegan mobile catering market. Honest Edibles strongly believe that what we eat forms the basis of who we are and how we think, so it's vital we engage with food as a more conscious process. They have created a roving community platform to raise awareness and promote informed, ethical decisions in food and beyond.