Brighton and Hove has long been known as the hub for vegans in the UK. Brightonians are spoiled for choice when it comes to vegan food- there are a good number of vegan restaurant & cafes with delicious vegan menu options, festivals galore as well as stores catering for vegans. Read on to find out where the best places are for vegans in Brighton.
WHERE TO EAT
1. Green Kitchen Cafe
8 Preston Rd, Brighton BN1 4QF
100% vegan cafe
With delights such as plant-based ‘bacon’ rolls and breakfast being served all day, this cafe has earned a loyal following.
The Pipeline, 6 Little East Street, Brighton BN1 1HT
100% vegan cafe
Specialising in meat-based substitutes, v-bites has a wide range of sandwiches and on the go dishes to delight.
17 Kensington Gardens, Brighton, United Kingdom
100% vegetarian/vegan cafe
Serving a wide range of vegan food and well known for their delicious vegan desserts.
25 Ditchling Rd, Brighton BN1 4SB, United Kingdom
Specialising in handmade vegan donuts made fresh every day served up with a good cup of coffee, Glazed is becoming somewhat of an institution among the sweet toothed.
5. The Longhouse
16 York Pl, Brighton BN1 4GU, United Kingdom
A relaxed spot serving healthy vegan food and reknowned for their hot chocolate.
6. Happy Maki
8 Pool Valley, Brighton, United Kingdom
Serving up a variety of vegan sushi and tasty accompaniments, they have established a following for their sushi burritos and popcorn cauliflower.
12 St James’s St, Brighton, United Kingdom
These are just a few of the cafes and places to eat, our directory has a more extensive list of vegan cafes/ restaurants as well as vegan street food pop ups, catering businesses and much more.
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WHO TO MEET
Fellow vegans of course. There are meet ups and great goings on in Brighton so check out these below:
The Vegan Brighton Facebook Page for general chat to locals about what’s what for vegans in Brighton
The Brighton Veg Meet Up Group if you are in the area, check them out to connect with like minded vegans in the area for a sense of community.
There are a few festivals to check out, perhaps plan a trip to coincide with these for the full Vegan Brighton experience:
WHERE TO SHOP
Whether it’s food, shoes or cosmetics- Brighton has a few good options for vegans to get their shopping done.
1. Coachwerks Wholefoods
19a Hollingdean Terrace, Brighton, BN1 7HB.
Coachwerks Wholefoods is run by EarthSea Workers’ Co-op. A small, independent wholefood shop selling 100% vegan and mostly organic products. They stock a wide range of wholefoods and sell them by ‘Scoop & Weigh’. People who bring their own containers get a 2% discount. Fresh organic fruit, vegetables and bread is available from local suppliers.
2. Kernel of Hove
2 Victoria Terrace, Hove, BN3 2WB
Vegetarian, Vegan and free-from wholefood shop offering a great selection of healthy and alternative products and supplements. This includes fresh organic fruit and vegetables. Every effort is made to stock locally sourced products,reducing food miles and supporting local producers.
3. Infinity Foods
25 North Road, Brighton BN1 1YA
Organic and Wholefoods Shop in the Heart of Brightons North Laine district, selling a huge array of vegetarian, mainly organic foods.
4. Seed ‘n’ Sprout
82 Saint George’s Road, Brighton BN2 1EF
A local vegetarian health food shop in Kemptown. Selling local organic veg and wholefoods.
5. Vegetarian Shoes
12 Gardner Street, Brighton BN1 1UP, UK
Cruelty-free, animal friendly, vegan footwear made in England and Europe using high tech breathable micro-fibre. Airseal Boots, casual and sports wear, mens and womens wear, shoes and boots, sandals and slip-ons, off-road/hiking and safety boots together with belts, jackets, gloves, jeans, polish, dubbin, insoles and a bundle of other cool stuff.
6. Eden Perfumes
26 Gardner St, Brighton, United Kingdom
Organic vegan and non-animal tested perfumes & cosmetics seller in the UK.
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Of course there are the best Brighton sights to be seen such as the Brighton Palace Pier, the Brighton Wheel, The Royal Pavilion and many other visitor attractions.
For more information see Visit Brighton for Tourist Information
Which is your favourite vegan spot in Brighton? Leave a comment and let us know!