The 6 Best Bristol Vegan Cafés

The 6 Best Bristol Vegan Cafés

The 6 Best Bristol Vegan Cafés

According to research conducted by finder.com, the number of vegans in the UK is set to skyrocket by 327% by 2020, with an average number of 2.2 million people adopting a plant-based lifestyle. These magnificent figures prove that this ‘vegan trend’ is here to stay and why, in correlation, there has been a soaring increase in the supply of vegan eateries across the UK. Specifically, Bristol has revolutionised the vegan market, and to recognise its success in this field, the city was officially crowned the European and world-wide vegan capital in 2018.

Whether you’re vegan or not, a visit to Bristol would not be complete without splashing your cash on divine plant-based meals. Below is a curated list of the top vegan cafés in Bristol we highly recommend you visit on your next trip…

1. Earthcake

If you’re seeking a relaxed ambience and quaint decorative features, Earthcake is the place to go whilst visiting Bristol. Be mesmerised by their spread of scrumptious sweet treats, quintessential afternoon teas and delicious drinks. This intimate café receives regular trade, from customers purchasing tea and cakes, to those placing orders for their own celebrations. This independent café puts a fresh twist on vegan desserts often considered to be inferior to their dairy competition – and offers a mouth-watering selection of puddings you’d find hard to resist! This should be high on your list of vegan cafés in Bristol to visit!

2. Cafe Kino

Set on a bustling street in the centre of Bristol, this vibrant café prides itself on providing a place for the community to come and socialise together. It offers the perfect creative hub for customers and the free internet access and provided with plug sockets are an added bonus! From their acclaimed burgers, to fresh, delicious salads, this trendy, not-for-profit café is immensely popular with locals and tourists as a place to sit, relax and unwind.

Bristol, Premier Suites Plus Cabot Circus Apartments, living room.
Cosy and inviting open-plan living area in the Premier Suites Apartments

Being centrally located offers many benefits to guests visiting Bristol. Café Kino is just a short 12-minute walk from Premier Suites Plus Cabot Circus Apartments. Offering one and two-bedroom serviced accommodation; this property is a great catch for couples or small families and offers a short commute to many vegan cafés in Bristol. Unsure whether or not to bring your furry friend along? No need to worry as these serviced apartments offer a pet-friendly policy, with spacious rooms perfect for your four-legged friend!

3. FLIP

Flip has cleverly revolutionised the vegan market in Bristol by creating a unique contemporary experience. Customers can dine inside, take away a delicious meal to eat at home or purchase fresh produce from the deli counter. Products offered include a plethora of vegan cheeses, with flavours such as Smoked and Chipotle chilli and Camembert Blue. However, it comes as no surprise that stock can run out fast here due to its immense popularity. So if you have your eye on something, make sure to snap it up quickly to avoid disappointment!

4. East Village Cafe

East Village Café offers a delectable vegan menu, serving mouth-watering breakfast bowls and freshly juiced smoothies. Pleasantly decorated with indoor plants and colourful artwork, this vegan café in Bristol attracts many Instagram enthusiasts. To top it off, if you're not tempted by the enticing food on offer, East Village Cafe is also joined with their sister shop which sells a range of beautiful homewares, jewellery and gifts.

Living room of SACO Bristol – Broad Quay serviced apartments
Modern and sleek furnishings in the serviced apartment at SACO Bristol - Broad Quay

SACO Bristol – Broad Quay is just under a 10-minute drive from this vegan eatery. It is the perfect serviced apartment in Bristol for all types of guests, with configuration types suitable for both solo travellers and large families. Designed with comfort in mind, these spacious areas create a warm and inviting atmosphere for guests to feel right at home.

5. Resbite

Whilst visiting Bristol, make sure to visit Resbite, an independent vegan café which is solely built on a sustainable ethos. They offer healthy, organic food at a low cost to help push others into participating in helping the environment, regardless of their economic status. Tucked away from the commotion of Bristol’s streets, this hidden gem offers a menu with a range of plant-based goodness, such as a jack-fruit curry, bean burgers and homemade dips to relish.

6. Eat Your Greens

Last but certainly not least on our list is ‘Eat Your Greens’, a delightful café by day and relaxed dining at night. Overflowing with hearty vegan dishes, this fairly new eatery in Bristol will satisfy guests to the fullest extent. A word of warning, booking prior to your meal is essential in this popular eatery as it sees a never-ending flow of customers itching to sample the famous menu, especially the renowned vegan Sunday roast.

The big living area at Paintworks Apartments, Bristol
Contemporary living/dining area in Bristol at the Paintworks Apartments

Conveniently located on the bank of the River Avon, the Paintworks Apartments are just short of a 10-minute walk away from this fantastic eatery. Guests can unwind after a busy day of exploring in their one or two-bedroom accommodation, fitted with comfortable sofas and fully equipped kitchens. All apartments benefit from a luxury walk-on balcony, allowing guests to look out over the picturesque city of Bristol.

If the abundance of vegan cafés wasn’t enough to make you want to visit Bristol, we have collated a list of 16 other reasons why you definitely should and we promise you, it’s worth a read! For the full package trip, we offer a wonderful selection of serviced apartments in Bristol for you to choose from and our lovely team will be on hand to help you find the perfect one.

Mara Van Geffen

Mara Van Geffen


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