Eating vegan is a lifestyle that has become more and more popular over the last few years. Ever been intrigued to try it out? Now's your chance, as it's currently 'Veganuary', a month dedicated to the vegan lifestyle.

We've gathered cafés and restaurants in Exeter that are solely vegan or provide an excellent vegan menu all year round - who knows? You may want to keep it up permanently!

Sacred Grounds

Sacred Grounds is a vegan café located on McCoy's Arcade, in the heart of Fore Street, Exeter's independent West Quarter. From fruit and savoury waffles, colourful coffees and more - you're in for a real treat!

The Ivy

Did you know? You can still dine sophisticately at The Ivy Exeter if you eat a vegan diet! Check out the restaurant's vegan and vegetarian menu and you'll be pleasantly surprised. FYI - The Keralan Sweet Potato Curry is incredibly tasty!


Fun fact - more than a quarter of Pho's main menu is vegan! They've recently teamed up with THIS Isn't Chicken to launch their completely vegan menu. Click here to take a look! 

Wagamamas at Princesshay

Try 'Veganuary' at Wagamamas this month in Princesshay, where you'll find tempura f-ish and bang bang yaki imo - their take on the classic fish and chips, available for one month only. Not to mention the restaurant has an impressive vegan menu all year round!

The Flat

Great news - you can still get your cheesy pizza fix at The Flat, the home of vegetarian and vegan pizzas in Exeter! The restaurant also try their best to serve locally sourced produce, talk about planet-friendly! Take a look at their menu herePlease note - the restaurant is closed until 12th January.


Pieminister serve the most heart-warming pie dishes, but they also have a great vegan menu. In fact, our Exeter restaurant is only serving their vegan menu throughout January - a mission to encourage the committed carnivores to try a plant-based diet!

The Turk's Head

Haven't visited The Turk's Head since it re-opened last year? Here's your chance! The historic pub, known to be the region's oldest, has a great selection of vegan options on their daily menu. Now you don't have an excuse to not give them a visit!

On The Waterfront

You can still indulge in On The Waterfront's famous dustin lid pizzas! Choose from margherita, 'flaming veggies', 'arti pesto' and much more. Check out their menu here

Comptoir Libanais 

Comptoir Libanais, in Queen St Dining, has ensured that vegans won’t miss out on the authentic, Middle Eastern experience with plenty of plant-based options on their menu.


Hotel Du Vin

Experience the divine flavours of french cuisine at Hotel Du Vin - Veganuary style! View their menu here.

The Cosy Club

The Cosy Club, located in Southernhay, is home to splendid British dishes with a wonderful twist. The restaurant serves a great number of plant-based options within their normal menu, so there's plenty of opportunity to dine this 'Veganuary'! Not to mention this goes for their breakfast menu too! Take a look here


Sacred Grounds
Savoury waffles at Sacred Grounds

Sacred Grounds is a plant-based foodie heaven located in Exeter’s Indie West Quarter.

The Ivy Exeter
The Ivy, Exeter - pink and green floral decor

Neighbouring the iconic Exeter Cathedral at 65-67 High Street, The Ivy Exeter offers sophisticated yet friendly all-day dining in the heart of Devon for locals and visitors alike. Open seven days a week from morning until night, The Ivy Exeter will feature restaurant dining, a beautiful bar and intimate private dining room for eight guests, as well as an outdoor terrace, making for the perfect place to dine in the iconic city, whatever the occasion.

Pho, Exeter
A selection of Pho dishes

Pho is small and informal yet serves great value, deliciously healthy and authentically prepared Vietnamese food!

View of Princesshay from the car park

Local cuisine and global flavours, there’s something on the menu for everyone at Princesshay. With 13 cafes and restaurants to choose from, you can treat yourself to stunning food and drink, views of Exeter Cathedral and the Roman wall.

The Flat
The Flat

The Flat is an atmospheric independent pizza restaurant on fore street serving freshly prepared hand stretched vegetarian and vegan pizzas.

Pieminister - Exeter
Brunch at Pieminister

Pieminister is the place to go for award-winning pies in Exeter. With a wide range of pies to choose from (they’ve got over 15 different flavours, including classic, gluten-free, vegetarian and vegan pies!) they really do have something for everyone.

The Cosy Club
Busy interior of Cosy Club

Quirky, eccentric and playful, the Cosy Club offers informal, casual dining, drinking and lounging in a homely and family friendly environment.

The Turk’s Head
Beers and ales at The Turk's Head

Located in the heart of the city centre next to the Guildhall is one of the regions oldest pubs and a favourite watering hole of Charles Dickens - or so we believe... Recently restored to its former glory, The Turk's Head is back with a bang and ready to showcase the 700+ year history.

On The Waterfront
On the Waterfront, Exeter - taken from across the Quay

Perched on the edge of the historic Exeter Quayside, we are housed on the ground floor of a magnificent 19th century warehouse. This building and many like it nearby served the booming woollen industry of the mid 19th century.

Hotel Du Vin
People walking into Hotel Du Vin

Take a step inside this iconic building, formerly the West of England Eye Hospital, where historic walled gardens and striking architecture create the backdrop for a truly special experience.



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