Bristol’s ties with veganism are well documented and the city is regularly hailed as one of the best places to live anywhere in the world if you’re vegan.
The most recent company to heap praise on Bristol’s plant-based credentials came from SaveOnEnergy, which declared the city “the most vegan-friendly in the UK”.
The energy switching site found there are 197 vegan-friendly restaurants in Bristol, alongside 18 organic health food shops and 14 supplement stores, making it an “ideal location for vegans to reside”.
With so much choice it can be difficult knowing where to order from, so we’ve compiled a list of the very best vegan takeaways you should consider ordering from in the third national lockdown.
By ordering from one of the restaurants below you’ll be getting some delicious plant-based grub delivered to your door and supporting a local business when they need it most.
Hummusapiens has appeared at various pubs and markets across Bristol since launching in early 2019, delighting both vegans and meat eaters with its wholesome food in the process.
We recommend the chic bowl in particular, which includes a generous amount of hummus, salad and coleslaw topped with sublime strips of seitan.
Filling, healthy and reasonably priced – what more could you want from a mid-week takeaway?
Hummusapiens recently launched on Uber Eats while it can’t trade at markets, making it nice and easy to get its grub delivered to your door.
Purezza opened in Bristol in September, after building up a solid reputation with sites in Brighton and London.
The fast-growing brand has a number of prestigious awards to its name, including National Pizza of the Year in the UK and Vegan Restaurant of the Year, both in 2018, as well as being prize winners in the World Pizza Championships 2019.
The vegan pizza specialists are known for crafting their own plant-based mozzarella and a unique sourdough base made with organic wholegrain flours.
You can discover just why it’s so highly regarded by ordering one of its pizzas from Deliveroo.
Eat a Pitta
When you’re after a delicious, healthy and filling meal on the cheap, Eat a Pitta is one of the best options in Bristol.
Its falafel boxes are packed to the brim with goodness and the large option is so big most people manage to get two separate portions from it.
The brand recently added a new site to its ever-growing portfolio, taking over the former Boston Tea Party café in Clifton Village.
You can find out more about Eat a Pitta and place your delivery on Deliveroo.
Hoba Kebab started life in 2017 when it traded at various food markets across the city, before taking over the kitchens at the city’s pubs.
In June 2019 it moved to Kong’s in King Street where it has remained since, winning over an increasing number of fans with its incredible Berlin-inspired kebabs.
It has three vegan kebabs on its menu, including the ‘Almighty Vegan’ and chargrilled cauliflower, as well as vegan shawarma boxes and vegan dirty fries. Delicious.
You can order its food direct to your door on Deliveroo.
Om Burger – a vegan offshoot from the same team behind the highly-rated Burger Theory – serves a delicious range of plant-based burgers.
As well as impressive burgers it also offers breakfast options and side dishes including dirty fries, alongside fresh juice, craft beers, slushies and more.
Produce is sourced locally and no plastic packaging is used.
You can order from Om Burger on Deliveroo.
Fi Real is one of the most popular restaurants among Bristol’s vegan community and for good reason.
Headed up by lifelong vegans and vegetarians Marie and William, the couple created Fi Real to show locals a taste of their sumptuous home cooking – bringing tofu, yam and okra to life with their fiery jerk sauce and dreamily creamy coconut milk bases.
Popular dishes include the Ital Stew, Jamaican Curry Chunks and Jerk Tofu.
Head to Deliveroo to place your order.
Baba Ganoush serves authentic vegan and vegetarian traditional Mediterranean and Middle Eastern food, specialising in falafel, wraps, mezze plates and fresh juice.
It has a total of 106 reviews on Tripadvisor with 105 of them five stars and the one other four stars, ranking it as the best vegan takeaway in Bristol – we were certainly impressed when we tried it for ourselves.
On top of this it’s also rated as the second best restaurant in Bristol overall out of 1,149 establishments listed on the website, with Pipal Tree at number one.
Pho is a hugely popular restaurant on Deliveroo and once you’ve ordered one of its dishes for yourself, you’ll see why.
While there are some meat dishes on its menu, many of the options are vegan and vegetarian with a focus on healthy Vietnamese food.
The Super Green sees morning glory, green beans, pak choi, fresh lime and Thai basil mixed together in a delicious veggie broth, making it a very common order for Bristol’s vegan community.
You can order from Pho on Deliveroo.
Few restaurants in the UK know how to make dirty burgers better than Oowee, whether they’re creating someing meaty or vegan.
Some of Oowee Vegan’s most popular creations include The Sneaky Clucker, the centrepiece of which is a crispy seitan patty, and the Big OoVee, which is perfect for those who have some serious hunger to see to.
To accompany the hefty burgers there’s a selection of dirty fries to choose from.
You can order from Oowee Vegan on Deliveroo.
With sites on Gloucester Road and Clifton Triangle, Coconut Tree has become a firm favourite among foodies since arriving in Bristol.
Its delicious menu features a number of vegan options, with both small plates and larger curries to choose from.
You can see its full takeaway menu here.
Tuk Tuck keeps its cuisine deliciously simple with a carefully curated selection of favourites from all over Asia, only cooking with the freshest of ingredients.
There’s an extensive vegan section on the menu including the tofu katsu curry and vegan bibimbap.
If you’re after something cheap, filling and healthy, Tuk Tuck is a solid option.
You can order from Tuk Tuck on Deliveroo.
Kabala Kitchen, which operated at a number of markets across Bristol before lockdown, is now taking its delicious vegan food on the road, delivering every Friday.
Fresh meals you can finish off at home include lasagna and mezze, or you can order frozen meals to bung in the freezer including shepherd’s pie and peanut curry.
You can order by texting 07402024289.
East Street’s Vx, known for its vegan junk food, was named the third best vegan restaurant in the world last year – not bad going it would be fair to say.
It’s open for a takeaway service, with options including burgers, cakes, smoothies and more.
The restaurant is also delivering in the local area by bike. Visit its website for more information.
Gopal’s Curry Shack
Formerly a restaurant at Cargo, Gopal’s is now operating a delivery service with a range of its delicious vegan curries including Aloo Gobi, Samosa Chaat, South Indian coconut and vegetable Avial and Dal Makhani.
The meals will arrive chilled for you to reheat or freeze for another time.
You can order by visiting Gopal’s Curry Shack’s website.
Edna’s Kitchen in Castle Park places an emphasis on organic, healthy food, and if you’ve ever tried it for yourself you’ll know just how tasty it is.
Options include salad boxes, falafel wraps, and more.
You can order from Edna’s Kitchen on Deliveroo.