The Great Northern Warehouse, is taking the stress out of finding the best vegetarian dishes around the city this World Vegetarian Day – October 1st.

With a mixture of restaurants offering tasty vegetarian dishes which include a variety of fruits, vegetables, grains, healthy fats, and proteins, diners will be truly spoilt for choice!


Looking to treat your taste buds to some truly unique vegetarian food this World Vegetarian Day? Great Northern’s very own Polish restaurant, Platzki, is the place to be.

A standout vegetarian dish at the stylish restaurant includes the delicious Polish dumplings, which are filled with cottage cheese. For dessert vegetarians can choose the Polish baked cheesecake which will help sort out those sweet cravings. You can reserve a table here.

Fat Hippo at Lane 7

Lane 7, the city’s newest leisure and food hangout, is the perfect spot for vegetarians (and vegans!) this World Vegetarian Day. If you’ve worked up an appetite after that intense bowling or pool game, why not dine at the venue’s very own restaurant, Fat Hippo?

This place offers a dedicated vegan menu, which includes a selection of tasty burgers that are all served in a toasted vegan brioche bun and come with a free portion of hand cut chips. A definite crowd-pleaser on this menu is the ‘Harlem Fake’, which is a southern fried plant-based patty which comes with vegan cheese, pink onions, and delicious sauces. Another popular option is ‘the Oprah Sin-Free’, a double plant-based patty with Cajun fakon bites. You can reserve a table here.

The Mews Bar

The latest arrival to Deansgate Mews, Great Northern’s The Mews Bar is the place to be if you’re looking to pay a visit to a sophisticated hangout this World Vegetarian Day. On the charcuterie menu, which is picked and supplied by The Crafty Cheese Man, we have the mouth-watering cheese board – a vegetarian dream! What’s more, you can wash this platter down with the range of delicious wines available at the site. You can reserve a table here.

3 Hands Deli

You can’t beat a good sandwich, especially if it’s one from 3 Hands Deli! Run by three of the most experienced foodies in the city, there is no wonder why this place is known for doing the best toasties in Manchester. A vegetarian delight on the menu is the Owd Yonner Egg and Tomato Toastie, which features a 6-month Lancashire Cheese Omelette, Cinderwood tomato, rainbow chard, plum chutney, pickled jalapeno and chill pickles. You can find out more information here.

Alex’s Bakery

You can’t say no to a good, sweet treat, especially if it’s from Alex’s Bakery. From vegetarian-friendly creamy cupcakes to fluffy brownies, this place has got your sweet tooth covered. You may also be pleased to know that Alex’s Bakery offers a range of afternoon tea options if you wish to celebrate World Vegetarian Day in style. You can reserve a table here.

Almost Famous

Another popular burger joint at Great Northern Warehouse, Almost Famous will certainly satisfy your veggie burger cravings. Speaking of which, veggies and vegans are urged to try the restaurant’s iconic Vegan Famous, which is a vegan patty that comes with a salad stack, melty vegan cheese, pickles, smoky ketchup and a vegan famous sauce on a brioche style bun. How mouth-watering! You can reserve a table here.


Transport your taste buds to Spain this World Vegetarian Day at Evuna. When it comes to tucking into the finest vegetarian Spanish food, this much-loved dining spot does not disappoint. On the menu, we have the likes of delicious patatas bravas (potatoes in a spicy tomato sauce), tortillas de patatas (a Spanish potato omelette), the signature paella de verduras (vegetable paella) and much more! You can reserve a table here.

James Martin Manchester

James Martin Manchester is known for showcasing the best seasonally changing à la carte menus that offers some scrumptious vegetarian options. That said, if you intend to celebrate World Vegetarian Day by going out for a spot of fine dining, be sure to pay a visit to this special restaurant. Vegetarian delights on the menu include the Leek & wild garlic velouté, which comes with a crispy cacklebean hen’s egg and yellison curds, and the Indian spiced cauliflower, served with red lentil dahl, coriander mousse and potato flatbread. You can reserve a table here.

Siam Smiles Thai Cafe

Grab a taste of Thailand at Siam Smiles Thai Café, located on Deansgate Mews. This family-friendly restaurant is headed up by the one and only Chef May, who has been highly praised by food critics and is known to have taken Manchester’s culinary scene by storm. When it comes to vegetarian delights, May is proud to offer a dedicated Vegan and Vegetarian menu. Must-try dishes include the Taou Hoo Tod – a deep fried tofu dish with tasty plumb dip or the Pad Thai Tufo dish which includes stir fry rice noodles with egg or tofu and vegetables in sweet and sour sauce. You can reserve a table here.


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