Best vegan & veggie food in Leeds

Wednesday 08-01-2020 - 13:09

Every year in January, people are setting New Year's resolutions with the goal of challenging themselves. Since 2014, Veganuary has inspired more than half a million people in 178 countries to adopt a plant-based diet for the new year. Thousands of people in the UK have decided the leave the meat off their plate this month. If you're doing Veganuary, you might be running out of options now that it's the end of the month… Or you might just be curious to try new veggie/vegan options. In this article, we'll guide your hungry stomach around the best vegan and veggie joints in Leeds:


Cantina is Leeds first all-vegan eatery! Their dishes take inspiration from all over the world, ranging from Katsu fries to Fauxfish Butty. Their menu is incredibly inventive! If you have space for dessert, get their deep-fried Oreos or treat yourself to their all-vegan cheeze board 😍 They currently have a buy one burger, get one for £1 deal on Tuesday-Thursday. Check out their full menu at We're also very excited to announce that they are offering a voucher for 2 free big bites to one lucky Beckett student.
For a chance to win:

1- Follow @leedsbeckettsu and @cantinaleeds on Instagram

2- Like our giveaway

3- Tag a friend in the comments with whom you would share this meal 🤤

Rola Wala

Rola Wala is based in Trinity Kitchen. They make all their food from scratch using high quality and super fresh ingredients! Their take on delicious Indian street food features a wide range of vegan and veggie options. This is THE PLACE to go if you're craving a healthy, comforting and decadent meal. The best part is that for every Naan Roll sold, One Feeds Two provide a meal to a child living in poverty. All the reasons to try it out!

Little Tokyo

Little Tokyo is an authentic Japanese restaurant in Leeds that has an extensive vegetarian menu! Get their classic and delicious ramen bowls, OR if you’re feeling adventurous you should try their vegan chicken wings 👏 The decor is incredible and lets you travel for a few hours without leaving Leeds. They also have a very special member of staff, a Shiba Inu who loves to be a good boi and make sure you're food is great…


Hummus is one of the most popular vegan delicacies on the planet, and Humpit knows how to do it better than anyone else… They have a branch in the beautiful Corn Exchange or at Leeds University Union. It's truly the best lunch spot. You can order a hummus bowl, loaded pita or salad bowl for a very good price! We recommend adding the mushrooms & onions 😉


Eco-Soup is always open from 12:00-14:00 on Tuesdays at Headingley campus and Wednesdays at City Campus. They partner with ‘The Real Junkfood Project’ in order to create healthy, nutritious and vegan meals using surplus ingredients. An added bonus is that it’s on a Pay As You Feel basis – perfect for your student wallet.

The Hive

If you’re looking for something on campus, we got you covered 👉 Head to The Hive, our Students' Union bar at both campuses. There is a large menu filled with amazing vegan & veggie options! Get a ridiculously cheap and delicious breakfast (cheaper than Spoons guys!) or try our famous veggie combo with jalapeño poppers and breaded mushrooms. We also offer the classic chilli jacket potato or some vegan chicken nuggets. It's nice to try all the new vegan options but you really can't go wrong with those classics 😍

What are your favourite vegan & veggie eateries in Leeds? Let us know by getting in touch with us at @leedsbeckettsu.


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