Veganism has gotten its hold on society and Yorkshire is no different. Despite the culture of gravy and meat, Yorkshire likes to keep one toe in the new times. This has seen a rise of veganism as eco-friendly ideals take hold. With so much green space to protect, Yorkshire’s environment can certainly benefit from this new herbivore diet. Try out some of these exquisite eateries catering to the vegan tongue. You’ll be surprised the goodies we can rustle up in Yorkshire.
Humpit Hummus and Pitta Bar – Leeds
With university students thronging about town from all over the world, it’s no wonder that Leeds is a humdrum of multicultural activity. Humpit is exactly what is says on the tin – a place to enjoy really good hummus and pitta bread. Focusing on these two key ingredients, Humpit provide good, solid portions of their wholesome dishes, made from old, nostalgic recipes. A great place to get vegan comfort treats.
The Greenhouse Eatery – Doncaster
The Greenhouse Eatery is a revolution in Doncaster, as the first all-vegan menu to be served in a restaurant. Priding themselves on innovation, the family-run establishment offers ethically sourced vegan food that entices even the most unlikely candidates. Well-priced with a friendly environment, don’t miss out of the changing of times in Doncaster.
Skosh – York
Feeling decadent and a little bit fancy pants? While not all vegan, Skosh really gives you that edible delicacy you need to feel fabulous. Showcasing a rainbow of edible flowers, this vegan obscurity has been described as something akin to vegan Asian tapas. Serving small plates of artwork, Skosh proves that vegan food can be delicious and magnificent.
Humblest of Pleasures – Hebden Bridge
People most often associated vegan food with healthy eating. In Yorkshire, while we enjoy a brisk morning walk, we are people who really enjoy our food. We’re not looking for lar-dee-dah, we just want something that makes up feel full and content. Humblest of Pleasures is a quaint cafe to fill up on vegan comfort food. From Full English Breakfasts to Buddha Bowls, this pretty little place provides vegan alternatives to all the meaty options, while still giving you that warm-hearted feeling of comfort in a picturesque environment.
Hitchcock’s Vegetarian Restaurant – Hull
Hitchcock’s puts a beautiful twist on vegetarian Indian cuisine. Showcasing edible flowers and unusual salads, this buffet-style restaurant in Hull has a bunch of vegan options to tickle your taste buds. Guests who are not vegetarian praise the food highly, surprised at how satisfying and delicious everything is despite having no meat. The restaurant also has a range of gluten free options.
Sources: A Tale of Two Sittings, Happy Cow, Skosh