In Exeter, you'll find plenty of vegan eateries around every corner - making it easier for those who already live this lifestyle, or for those who want to give it a go this veganuary!

Read on to discover solely-vegan eateries, plus the many cafés and restaurants in Exeter that have brilliant vegan options...

Sacred Grounds

Sacred Grounds is a vegan café located in McCoy's Arcade, in the heart of Fore Street! From fruit and savoury waffles, coffees, scrumptious bakes and more - you're in for a real treat! Don't believe us? Try it out for yourself.

The Cheeky Vegan

Calling themselves a 'junk food bar and coffee shop', The Cheeky Vegan is new on the scene with their thick milkshakes, coffees, burgers, pancakes and more - all 100% vegan!

The Flat

Anyone for pizza? Head to The Flat for handmade, vegan and veggie-friendly pizzas - all of them are hand-stretched so no two will come out the same!

The Daily Bowl

The Daily Bowl has recently opened, right next door to Exeter Central Train Station! The café is an ecosystem enterprise that contributes to better soil, less waste, better income levels for organic producers. The lunchtime bowls gather flavours from South-East Asia, South America, Sri Lanka, and India... this is your sign to give it a try.

How on Earth Vegan

How on Earth Vegan is here to help you make breakfast and lunchtimes easier! With a love for great tasting food and a drive to create exciting and affordable, cruelty-free options for the plant-based folks of Exeter, their team has developed their own range of handmade meat substitutes. 


Did you know? 40% of Pho's menu is vegan! Even more reason to enjoy the fresh, healthy Vietnamese street food! Check out their menu here - you're welcome.

The Terrace

The Terrace is known for having something for everyone on their menu - including vegan dishes! Check out their website for their ever-changing menu and be surprised by the vegan options...

On the Waterfront

We have great news - you can still indulge in On The Waterfront's famous dustin lid pizzas! Choose from margherita, 'flaming veggies', 'what the falafel' and many more toppings. Not to mention you can opt for vegan tapas or burgers - there's a little bit of everything, for everyone! Take a look at the menu here.

The Ivy

Enjoy the delights of The Ivy Exeter as you try out a plant-based lifestyle this January! Check out their dedicated vegan and vegetarian menu here, available for all services apart from breakfast!


Pieminister serve the most heart-warming pie dishes, but they also have a great vegan menu - which means that everyone can enjoy them! We know you want to check out the pies here...

The Turks Head

The Turks Head, a historic pub, known to be the region's oldest, has a great selection of vegan options on their menu! We hear the roasts are worth visiting for, there's also a vegan option too! 

The Kitchen at the Donkey Sanctuary

If you're planning on visiting The Donkey Sanctuary in Sidmouth this January, make sure you stop by The Kitchen! The sanctuary's very own café serve locally-sourced breakfasts and lunches every day, with plenty of delicious vegan options too. Even better - every penny of profit goes towards The Donkey Sanctuary's work worldwide! Check out the menu here.

Comptoir Libanais at Queen St Dining

Enjoy the fresh, fragrant, Lebanese flavours at Comptoir Libanais! The restaurant has ensured that vegans won’t miss out on the authentic, Middle Eastern experience with plenty of plant-based options on their menu.

The Cosy Club

The Cosy Club's menu is full of British classics with a modern twist and their vegan menu is no exception! Check out the menu online for a dedicated plant-based section, you'll be surprised with the jolly good selection.

Wagamamas at Princesshay

Wagamamas at Princesshay has an impressive vegan menu all year round, sorting your gyoza and bao bun cravings! Check it out here.

The Lamb Inn

At The Lamb Inn, the chargrill menu now includes several vegetarian and vegan options! This is bound to put people’s minds at ease – plus it’s always a bonus when these dishes are incredibly scrumptious too.


Fancy a fresh taco or burrito? Tortilla Exeter has plenty of vegan options all year round. However especially for veganuary, the californian-mexican restaurant has introduced a new vegan chipotle mayo! 

Eat the Bird

If you're trying out the vegan lifestyle, it doesn't mean you have to miss out on a mouth-watering burger! At Eat the Bird you can find plenty of 'chick'n' burgers, fully packed with flavour. Check out their menu here.


Sacred Grounds
Savoury waffles at Sacred Grounds

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

Sacred Grounds
Savoury waffles at Sacred Grounds

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

Daily Bowl
Muffin at Daily Bowl

We are foodies with a mission to nourish our community and our land by offering a wholesome, locally-sourced, seasonal menu that puts gut-health front and centre. Each bowl is powered by plants and contains six balancing flavours – all completely gluten-free. We are a waste-conscious community that relies upon the work of small, mostly UK based sustainable farms.

Pho, Exeter
A selection of Pho dishes

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

The Terrace
Gyozas at The Terrace

From daytime delights to dancing until dawn, all under one roof, long lazy lunches, bottomless brunches, stunning hand-crafted cocktails, late night dinners and the ultimate party venue. Indulge yourself in our beautiful, hand crafted, botanical-themed cocktails & globally inspired food in our outdoor areas & private rooftop Terrace

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.

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.

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 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.

The Kitchen at The Donkey Sanctuary
The Kitchen restaurant

Indulge in a serving of farm-fresh food, while soaking in the unparalleled views across donkey paddocks, Devon’s rolling hills, and the Jurassic Coast.  Take sanctuary in the Taste of the West award-winning restaurant and choose from the colourful menu, packed with fresh, local, seasonal produce. All dishes are made on-site by the expert chefs who have hand-picked only the freshest ingredients for you to enjoy.   Hearty breakfasts, luscious lunches and tempting afternoon treats are dished up daily – best served with friends, family and fabulous views.  As a passionate animal welfare organisation, all meat dishes are responsibly sourced from producers with high standards of farming and welfare, while vegan or vegetarian options are promin

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.

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 Lamb Inn
The Lamb Inn

A real country pub with great food, open fires, beautiful gardens & large rooms that would put some 5* hotels to shame; at affordable rates.

Tortilla Exeter
Mexican & South American
Nachos, burritos, tacos, naked burrito bowl

Hey friend, we're Tortilla - your local burrito & taco joint, serving up wholesome Mexican dishes from California. We prepare our fillings from scratch every day using fresh, quality ingredients & the best part is: you can build every dish exactly as you want it! So dig in amigo & let the good times roll!

Eat the Bird
Eat the Bird

Outrageous fried chicken sandos, smashed beef burgers, thick shakes and cocktails

How on Earth Vegan
Vegan pizza fries

How On Earth is a family run, fully vegan business that was founded in 2017, with the deli officially opening in 2020! With a love for great tasting food and a drive to create exciting and affordable, cruelty-free options for the plant-based folks of Exeter, we developed our own range of handmade meat substitutes! You can find these meat substitutes in our counter to buy by the weight, alongside a wide range of other awesome local vegan produce or you can try them in one of our fresh lunch/breakfast options! Take with you on the go or enjoy inside the deli, we can’t wait to see you!



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