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Vegetarian Restaurants in Manchester

Whilst most restaurants in Manchester cater for vegetarians with numerous dishes on their menus, there is also a handful of completely meat-free vegetarian and vegan restaurants in Manchester. Morrissey and Tim Booth maybe Manchester's most famous vegetarians, but they certainly weren't the first.

In fact, Vegetarianism in the Western world began in Salford in 1809 when the aptly named Reverend William Cowherd persuaded his congregation to give up meat and the concept swept Manchester. Although there were certainly more vegetarian restaurants in Manchester in the 1880's than today, those that have survived boast such a great reputation that even the most committed carnivores make regular visits.

The Manchester Buddhist Centre has a fantastic vegetarian cafe in the Northern Quarter whilst TV chef (and meat eater) Simon Rimmer first made his name with his highly celebrated Green's vegetarian restaurant in Didsbury, which he still owns. The Manchester restaurants listed below boast extensive vegetarian and vegan menus...

Also see:   Seafood   Seafood restaurants in Manchester


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Key: 5 stars = World Class!   4 stars = Fantastic   3 stars = Good   2 stars = OK   1 star = Poor
Cost of meal for 2 with wine = Average cost of 3 course a la carte dinner for 2 people + service charge
Michelin Star = Michelin Stars Awarded   AA Rosette = AA Rosettes Awarded
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Best Indian Restaurants Manchester - Asha's Manchester
Best Indian Restaurants Manchester - Asha's Manchester
Legendary Bollywood singer and cook, Asha Bhosle (who inspired the Cornershop hit "Brimful of Asha"), opened her first Modern Indian restaurant in Dubai back in 2002, spawning ten further branches in Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Birmingham and, since 2015, this stunning £2m high-end restaurant on Peter Street, Manchester. Spread over two floors, it is sultrily lit with boudoir-style drapings, gold finishings and deep okras, whilst the menu offers classic curries, tandoor kebabs and creative dishes, all created using spices which are grinded using Asha's family's traditional Masala recipe.
Cost of meal for 2 = £65+  
4 stars

Key: 5 stars = World Class!   4 stars = Fantastic   3 stars = Good   2 stars = OK   1 star = Poor

Halal Restaurants in Manchester ~ Scene Indian Street Kitchen
Halal Restaurants in Manchester ~ Scene Indian Street Kitchen
Scene   Indian  
Opened in Spinningfields to rapturous reviews in April 2015, this stunning restaurant offers Halal dishes inspired by the street food vendors of India, Pakistan and Southern Asia. The specialties and signature dishes from the theatrical open planned kitchen are made using a variety of cooking styles, recipes and methods from the different regions, with an emphasis on sharing plates. The homestyle Desi Dhaba, an authentic India way of cooking, is a speciality, served in a hot metal balti. Private dining and an outdoor veranda with Shisha is also available. .
Cost of meal for 2 = £55+  
4 stars

Best Italian Restaurants Manchester - Rosso Manchester Best Italian Restaurants in Manchester - Rosso Manchester
Best Manchester Italian Restaurants - Rosso Manchester
Rosso   Italian   click here to Book Online
Rio Ferdinand's plush Italian restaurant and celebrity haunt stands proudly at the top of Manchester's prestigious King Street, just round the corner from The Royal Exchange, in a stunning 120-year-old Grade II listed building. Given the number of Rolls Royces and supercars that sit out, you'll be surprised to find the menu is reasonably priced and offers a wide selection of pizzas and pasta dishes, including some named after the Manchester United legend himself.
Cost of meal for 2 = £85 + 10%  
3.5 stars

Best Manchester Restaurants - Mughli Rusholme Manchester
Best Restaurants in Manchester - Mughli Rusholme Manchester
~ 2 miles / 10 mins drive from Manchester ~
Clearly raising the standard in Rusholme, this stylish time-honoured family restaurant on the famous Curry Mile serves authentic Mughlai-cuisine from the northern regions of India and Pakistan. The street food tapas style menu focuses on freshly prepared traditional and contemporary dishes and features an extensive range of vegetarian, chicken and seafood options with succulent biryanis, mouth-watering grills and home-style curry dishes. The menu uses only Halal meats, with celiac and lactose-intolerant friendly dishes. Open until 01:00 during the week and 02:00 at weekends.
Cost of meal for 2 = £50+  
3.5 stars

Key: 5 stars = World Class!   4 stars = Fantastic   3 stars = Good   2 stars = OK   1 star = Poor

Italian Restaurants near Manchester Arena ~ Vapiano Manchester
Italian restaurants Manchester ~ Vapiano Manchester
Popular all over Europe, this is the first UK restaurant outside of London for the huge Italian restaurant chain which started in Germany in 2002. The 400 cover restaurant spans two floors of the newly revitalised Corn Exchange, next to The Royal Exchange Theatre, and boasts a 100-year-old olive tree and fresh live herbs on the tables. The freshly made pizza dough, pasta and salads are prepared alongside the best buffalo mozzarella, meats and cheeses in a self-service style giving you face-to-face interaction with the chefs as they cook your dish to order, just how you like it.
Cost of meal for 2 = £40+  
3 stars

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Best Indian restaurants Manchester ~ Zouk Manchester Best Indian restaurants Manchester ~ Zouk Manchester
Best Indian Manchester ~ Zouk Manchester
Just across the road from The Palace Theatre and a short walk to the RNCM, Manchester Academy and the universities, you'll find the stylish £1 million sister branch to Bradford's award-winning family-ran Halal Indian restaurant. There's an array of authentic Indian and Pakistani dishes, cooked for the health conscious customer on a Sigri charcoal grill in the large theatre-style open kitchen, which also plays host to an Indian cookery school. There's a wide selection of speciality vegetarian and seafood dishes, whilst an 'Al Fresco Sheesha Lounge' also offers a secluded oasis of foliage and heated parasols for outdoor dining and the variety of Egyptian Shishas.
Cost of meal for 2 = £50+  
3 stars

Key: 5 stars = World Class!   4 stars = Fantastic   3 stars = Good   2 stars = OK   1 star = Poor

1847 Manchester
1847 Manchester
1847   British   Vegetarian
1847 is an independently owned vegetarian restaurant located in the heart of Manchester city centre. Named after the year the national vegetarian society formed, 1847 opened within the city back in 2011 and relocated onto King Street in 2017. They aim to push the boundaries of meat free dining and offer a full a la carte menu alongside cocktails, wines, spirits and beers.

Cost of meal for 2 with wine = £?

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Vegetarian Restaurants in Manchester ~ Ocean Treasure
Vegetarian Restaurants in Manchester ~ Ocean Treasure
Ocean Treasure 235 was founded in 2009 residing for 8 years in Manchester's premier casino Manchester 235 at the Great Northern Warehouse. They are now proud and excited to announce the re-opening of Ocean Treasure, on the 1st Floor of their sister restaurant Sakana Pan Asian. Executive Head Chef 'Milky Boy' has led the Ocean Treasure team since its inception. Through years of experience and dedication to Chinese cuisine and under his expert guidance, enthusiasm and hard work, they have truly become one of the region’s best Chinese dining experiences.
Cost of meal for 2 = £?+  
No reviews

Vietnamese restaurants Mancehster ~ Pho Manchester
Best Vietnamese restaurants in Manchester ~ Pho Manchester
Pronounced 'fuh', this family-ran chain restaurant from London, opened in the newly renovated Corn Exchange in 2015, next to The Royal Exchange Theatre, in and specialises in pho, the Vietnamese national dish - an amazingly tasty and nutritious rice noodle soup, served with a side plate of fresh herbs to add as you please - as well as other authentic Vietnamese dishes. They even offer "pho to go" for those in a hurry.
Cost of meal for 2 = £40+  
No reviews

Corn Exchange Restaurants ~ Corn Exchange Manchester
Restaurants in Corn Exchange Manchester ~ Corn Exchange Manchester
Newly renovated and showcasing all of its original Edwardian beauty with a modern twist, the Corn Exchange, next to the Arndale shopping centre, The Royal Exchange Theatre and Manchester Arena, is home to an eclectic mix of restaurants, offering a fusion of flavours from around the globe. With indoor and outside seating, there's more than thirteen venues to choose from serving everything from traditional British Sunday roasts, fresh pasta, pizzas and gourmet burgers to Brazilian, Indian, Mexican and Vietnamese street food.

Italian Restaurants Manchester ~ Don Giovanni Manchester
Italian Restaurants in Manchester ~ Don Giovanni Manchester
Celebrating over 30 years as Manchester's oldest authentic Italian restaurant, this plush establishment, located on Oxford Street, adjacent to St Peter's Square and perfectly located in between the Palace Theatre, Opera House, Albert Hall, Manchester Central and Bridgewater Hall. The dishes are cooked fresh to order in the open plan kitchen and fresh pasta areas, using quality ingredients, allowing you to see the food being created.
Cost of meal for 2 = £60 + 10%  
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Other Vegetarian Restaurants in Manchester
Key: 5 stars = World Class!   4 stars = Fantastic   3 stars = Good   2 stars = OK   1 star = Poor
Thai Chaophraya Manchester 3.5 stars
Indian Bundobust Manchester No reviews
Buffet Cosmo World Kitchen Manchester No reviews
Vegetarian Earth Cafe No reviews
Vegetarian Eighth Day No reviews
Vegetarian Folk & Soul No reviews
Chinese Hunan No reviews
Vegetarian Manchester Vegan Cafe
No reviews
Thai Tapeo & Wine No reviews
Thai Thaikhun Manchester No reviews
Vegetarian V Rev No reviews
Thai Wagamama Spinningfields No reviews
Vegetarian Fuel ~ Withington No reviews
Vegetarian Greens ~ Didsbury No reviews
Indian Shere Khan ~ Rusholme No reviews

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