Trying to navigate uni life can be difficult enough. So when you follow a vegan diet and feel like you can eat your body weight in food, adding the quest for a vegan brunch can be quite the mission. Some cities are definitely better than others when it comes to vegan food, especially a Sunday brunch.

While vegan food has certainly moved on a lot in recent years, there are still some places that consider a ‘vegan’ option to be a plate of chips. Nevertheless, do not fret my friend. When it comes to brunch, we got you.

So whether you fancy vegan pancakes, a mountain of avocado toast or an oat milk latte with French toast, we’ve got ya covered. Here are some of the best vegan brunch spots across the UK to try out.

Best vegan brunch spots in London

Looking for the best vegan brunch in London? We got you.

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The Skinny Kitchen – Islington

Address: 52 Upper Street, London N1 0QH

At The Skinny Kitchen in Islington, Saturdays are redefined with their stellar brunch offerings. Dive into plant-based delights like soba noodles and falafel curry. And for 90 minutes, enjoy endless refills of cocktails, rum punch, or prosecco. To top it all off, live entertainment keeps the vibe lively throughout.

Ollie’s House – Chelsea

Address: 236 Fulham Road, SW109NB

Craving a plant-based feast this morning? Look no further. Ollie’s House in Chelsea (and Fulham) serves up nutritious brunch bowls brimming with veggies, delightful tofu breakfast baos, and rich cocoa porridge, all set in a vibrant, tropical-inspired ambience.

Scarlett Green – Soho

Address: 4, Noel Street, W1F 8JB

Beyond its impeccable interior design, Scarlett Green in Soho is a maestro of vegan brunch. Opt for a bottomless experience and indulge in an array of dishes, from scrumptious baked aubergine fritters to hearty celeriac toast topped with scrambled tofu.

Looking for places not totally vegan? Take a look at our best brunches in London.

Or why not try something a little different? Check out the best drag brunches in London.

Best vegan brunch in Manchester

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Koffee Pot – Northern Quarter

Address: 84-86 Oldham Street, Manchester, M4 1LE

Offering heaving plant-based fry-ups, cinnamon apple waffles, ‘veggie bennies’ and a meatless ‘MancMuffin’, the Oldham Street linchpin delivers all the goods with its breakfast and brunch menu.

Dishoom – Bridge Street

Address: 32 Bridge Street, Manchester, M3 3BT

Boasting nearly four years of consistent success, Manchester’s Dishoom, an extension of London’s beloved Indian eatery for over ten years, presents a varied vegan menu. Morning diners can opt for Akuri, naan sausage roll, or date and banana porridge. Throughout the day, indulge in dishes like pineapple tikka and gunpowder potatoes, all perfectly paired with a refreshing vegan lassi.

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Hampton & Vouis – Princess Street

Address: 31 Princess Street, Manchester, M2 4EW

Drawing inspiration from the adaptable Mediterranean culinary traditions, Hampton & Vouis cater to both devoted vegans and those who enjoy a varied diet. Collaborating with local northern businesses for their ingredients, their brunch offerings feature homemade beans, smashed avocado, and mouth-watering Lotus biscoff pancakes. Gimme gimme.

Best vegan brunch in Brighton

Looking for somewhere to head for a vegan brunch this weekend? Here are some of the best spots in Brighton.

Food For Friends – Prince Albert Street

Address: 17-18, Prince Albert Street, BN1 1HF

This acclaimed vegetarian and vegan gem in the Lanes truly masters the art of a standout brunch. Food for Friends serves up organic morning delights on their brunch menu, such as kimchi breakfast bao, garlic mushrooms on toast, and chickpea frittatas. This cosy venue celebrates the essence of British produce, ensuring it’s at the heart of your brunch experience.

Rockwater – Western Esplanade

Address: Western Esplanade, Brighton and Hove, Hove BN3 4FA

Rockwater, though actually nestled in Hove, offers both a visual and culinary delight reminiscent of Brighton’s finest. This seaside gem not only promises breathtaking views but also ranks among the top spots for vegan brunch in the area. Enjoy a laid-back Saturday savouring coffee and indulging in favourites like smashed avocado on toast or a Buddha bowl, all while soaking in the gorgeousness that is its watery surroundings.

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The New Club – King’s Road

Address: 133-134, King’s Road, BN1 2H

The New Club on King’s Road dishes out both traditional and unconventional brunch treats. Swing by to indulge in white bean and leek patties on toast, tempting Buddha bowls, and crunchy cauliflower tacos. Pair these with breakfast bellinis or a zesty hard OJ, setting the tone for a chilled weekend. The perfect vegan breakfast if you ask us…

Best vegan brunches in Bath

Castle Farm Cafe – Midford Road

Address: Midford Rd, Midford, Bath BA2 7PU

It didn’t take long for Castle Farm Cafe to gain a following of foodies, with its delicious plant based ingredients forming the perfect vegan friendly brunch. Nestled in Midford, just south of Bath city centre, this little gem serves up the likes of Superfood Porridge, avocado on rye toast and (ever so) fancy beans on sourdough.

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The Green Rocket – Pierrepont St

Address: 1 Pierrepont St, Bath BA1 1LB

Since starting out in 2013, Green Rocket has steadily ascended the ranks of delicious vegan food in Bath. Now welcoming guests 7 days a week, it stands as a beloved brunch spot for both residents and visitors.

Their Monster Brekky undoubtedly keeps visitors coming back for more. If you’re seeking a lighter fare, their homemade maple granola paired with vegan yoghurt is top notch.

Boston Tea Party – Kingsmead Square & Alfred Street

Address: 19 Kingsmead Square Bath Somerset BA1 2AE and 8 Alfred St, Bath BA1 2QU

Although not a totally vegan spot, Boston Tea Party has some great vegan food options available. The second BTP location in Bath, it comes as no surprise that their vegan friendly menu has been a big hit with locals. Adorned with plants at every turn, this brunch spot is a tranquil oasis amidst the city’s hustle and bustle. Don’t forget to grab a cup of their famous filter coffee, brewed using Bristol’s Extract Coffee beans.

Choose from their hearty vegan breakfast, wholesome brown rice porridge, smashed avocado on rye with hummus, or dive into roasted tomatoes with mushrooms.

Vegan foodie spots in Birmingham

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Wayland’s Yard – Bull Street

Address: 42 Bull St, Birmingham B4 6AF

Although a relatively new addition to Birmingham’s Bull Street, Wayland’s Yard is certainly making an impact when it comes to delicious plant based food. There are plenty of hot drinks on offer, served in an Instagrammable setting (because if you didn’t put it on Instagram, did your brunch really happen?).

Their vegan breakfast/brunch featured delicious sweet potato balls, smashed avocado (of course), spinach, house smokey beans, mushrooms and oh-so-tasty sourdough toast.

Kanteen – Custard Factory

Address: Gibb Street, 15 Gibb St, Deritend, Birmingham B9 4AA

This healthy eating spot isn’t strictly vegan, but it is certainly vegan friendly. Tucked away in the creative quarter of the Custard Factory in Digbeth, Kanteen’s brunch menu has plenty of vegan breakfast treats available. Expect plenty of fruit and grains, sourdough and baked eggs, as well as mouthwatering croissants and muffins.

Plus, you can get yourself bottomless coffee every Monday to Thursday between 8am and 10.30am. If there’s something on their menu you fancy, simply ask if it can be made vegan, such as their ‘Kanteen BLT Paleo’ which can be substituted with smoked tofu, for example.

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Plant N Plate – High Street

Address: 55 High St, King’s Heath, Birmingham B14 7BH

Looking for a tasty Sunday brunch? Then Plant N Plate is gonna be right up your street. Their focus on sustainability shines through, with locally bought and sustainable suppliers. Get a load of their vegan English breakfast, breakfast muffins and plenty more.

Plant based brunch options in Leeds

Chaophraya – Blayds Court

Address: 20A, Blayds Court, LS1 4AG

If you fancy something a little different, why not opt for a tasty Thai brunch at Chaophraya? Their vegan chicken in pad Thai, green curry and tofu options are deeeeeee-lish.

Plus, there’s bottomless prosecco available, as well as Singha beer and signature cocktails.

The Wardrobe – St Peter’s Square

Address: The Wardrobe, 6 St Peter’s Square, LS9 8AH

Get your hands on vegan sausage patties, scrambled tofu and tomato salsa at Slap and Pickle’s kitchen residency at The Wardrobe. Don’t forget to try their spicy cheese-topped ‘beef’ stacked with onion rings. Maybe not your typical ‘breakfast’, but a great brunch spot.

Eat Your Greens – New York Street

Address: New York Street, LS2 7DY

If the name didn’t tell you everything you need to know… We’re not sure what to tell ya! This great vegan restaurant is located in Leeds city centre, and they absolutely nail their brunch. We’re already drooling at their cashew cream-drizzled tomato bruschetta…

There are plenty of other cities with tasty vegan options, check out these: