Veganuary options in Coventry
It’s January and for many of us, when it comes to food and drink that means making some different choices.
Veganuary is getting bigger and bigger each year and lucky for us, so does the selection of vegan options in Coventry. The city boasts a wealth of restaurants, cafes and takeaways that cater for a range of tastes and budgets, and vegan options are no exception.
From date night options to grab and go-style food, there’s plenty to keep you busy. And if you want to carry on a plant-based lifestyle throughout 2022 you can rest assured you’ll be kept well fed. So whether it’s plant-based options in Coventry or just simply meat-free meals in Coventry, there’s plenty to keep you busy.
Award-winning pizzeria Basement Browns offers a range of fresh pizzas for takeaway and delivery, using ingredients sourced locally as well as from select regions in Italy, plus a special 72-hour rested sourdough recipe to create their popular pizzas.
Basement Browns offer all the styles and toppings you’d expect, but they also do a whole vegan range of pizzas and sides. There are even vegan options for dessert including a popular vegan carrot cake. To see their menus and order online, visit their website here.
Dumpling King arrived in Coventry after years of a successful street food business. They’re doing takeaways and offer a great range of vegan options for Veganuary, including vegan dumplings packed with mooli, shiitake mushrooms and fresh coriander. Pair them with their vegan chow mein for the perfect vegan feast.
Dumpling King are offering collection as well as deliveries on Monday to Saturday from 4.30pm onwards. Order via their website at https://dumplingking.square.site or call, whatsapp or text 07592420881.
Good Food Cartel
If Mexican food is your thing, you can try the vegan Mexican options Good Food Cartel in Earlsdon. They’re usually based at the Hearsall Inn and are now also doing local delivery of tacos as well as drinks. Good Food Cartel’s blue corn tortillas are handmade from scratch and are sustainable, natural and vegan as well as gluten and GMO free, making them a great choice if you’re doing Veganuary.
To find out their menus follow them on social media here, where they will post their menus, then you can text your order, name and details to 07783793659 and arrange delivery within a two-mile radius from CV5 8DS.
Leave it to Esmie at FarGo Village
Caribbean restaurant Leave it to Esmie, based at FarGo Village, is a popular choice all year round but could easily be a hit if you’re doing Veganuary. As well as classics like curry mutton and salt fish fritters, Esmie’s offers vegetarian and vegan choices like ‘Doubles’ – two flatbreads known as ‘baras’ filled with chickpeas, tamarind sauce, mango chutney, green chilli sauce and cucumber salsa with side of salad with sprinkle of pomegranate.
You could also try their Callaloo bake – a popular Caribbean vegetable seasoned with special fresh herbs and spices then sautéed with onions, peppers and garlic with coconut oil. It’s then layered in a clay pot, topped with mashed sweet potato, cooked in a barbecue oven and served with plantain.
You can try food from Leave it to Esmie in Veganuary via delivery or collection. Visit their website for more information and menus.
The Veggie Corner @ Sandy Fish Bar
Sandy Fish Bar has a whole separate section dedicated entirely to vegan food, and some people say they think you’re unlikely to find a more vegan-friendly chip shop anywhere in the country.
The Veggie Corner has its own fryers keeping it separate from everything else and offers everything from vegan pies, burgers, kebabs, pizzas and even vegan battered ‘fish’. They also do vegetarian pizzas and other veggie dishes so if you’re looking for a vegan fish and chip shop in Coventry, this is the place for you. Their menu can be found here but check their social media which is regularly updated with all their vegan options.
Earlsdon Supper Club
If you’re looking for something a bit more refined for a Veganuary treat or Veganuary date night in Coventry, try one of the ‘ESC at Home’ boxes from Earlsdon Supper Club. There are entire vegan box options as part of the offering and they also offer wine pairings on request from AP Harvey wines. The boxes are available for collection from Earlsdon or delivery to your door. Delivery is usually between 4.30pm & 7.30pm and you’ll get notified with a slot on the day. Visit their website for menus and more details on how to order.
Playwrights Bar & Bistro
Located in the heart of historic Coventry down Hay Lane, Playwrights is known for serving up great food and drink and Veganuary is no exception. The independent restaurant is currently doing Friday night delivery as well as Sunday roast deliveries and you’ll be pleased to know there are plenty of vegan options for Veganuary.
Vegan starters include jackfruit potato skins and Cajun tofu bites, while mains feature dishes like vegan spiced meatballs and smothered ‘chicken’ – cajun tofu, with barbecue pulled jackfruit and ‘cheese’, plus vegan desserts.
If you’re after a vegan Sunday roast in Coventry, Playwrights have you covered too. They’re doing roast dinners to your door, with free delivery available within Coventry between 12 noon and 6 pm on Sundays. There are plenty of vegan options, including starters, as well as roast dinners and sides and vegan options for pudding. Visit their website here.
Metropolis is a new restaurant whose home is the former Drapers Bar that gives training and opportunities to young people as well as serving up food and drink in the heart of the city. What makes this restaurant extra special is their partnership with HCT (Historic Coventry Trust) and that in addition to the work with young people, 50% of all profits go to the charity to develop further community projects within the city.
What makes this restaurant stand out is its exciting inclusive menu, 10 main course options, every dish is offered in traditional, vegan and vegetarian options whilst all looking the same.
The Green Unicorn Vegan Store
Based at FarGo Village, the Green Unicorn Vegan Store stocks a range of vegan goods including groceries and whole foods, snacks and sweets, chilled and frozen foods. There’s even a vegan pick n mix counter. Everything they stock is dairy-free and egg-free so it’s also great for people with allergies and intolerances. The Green Unicorn also offers zero-waste shopping and vegan-themed handcrafted gifts. Visit their Facebook page.
Also in FarGo Village is Dirty Kitch, which serves up the flavours of the Deep South whilst staying 100% vegan. They make all of their ‘meats’ and sauces in-house from scratch, and dishes like fried ‘chikn’, loaded fries and burgers. Visit their website here.
Twisted Barrel Brewery & Taphouse
Yes, the vegan options extend to beer and luckily in Coventry we have a 100% vegan brewery and bar in the form of Twisted Barrel Brewery & Taphouse. Based in FarGo Village, these guys sell their own beer brewed on site as well as beers from breweries across the UK. All their food and drink is vegan and in normal times they have regular vegan street-food takeovers. Visit their website here.
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