It can sometimes feel like an almost impossible challenge to find somewhere to eat that caters to your diet and to your taste. Especially if you are vegan. To make grabbing a bite to eat in between errands or whilst visiting the city, we have found some of the best places to grab vegan food in York… 

Döner Summer 

If you are craving some serious junk food, Döner Summer is where you need to go. Döner Summer is the junk food heaven for vegans and a great spot to try some tasty comfort foods. There is something for everyone here. From Korean BBQ 2.0 teller trays and buffalo ranch burgers, to kebabs and fried ‘chick’n’ – it’s difficult to just pick one mouthwatering meal!

Ippuku Tea House

Transport your taste buds with the wonderful flavours of Japan by stopping by Ippuku Tea House. This modern spot serves up home-style Japanese foods alongside a variety of tasty  Japanese Teas. Vegan options on the menu include a delicious veg curry, yaki onigiri, teriyaki with tofu and shougayaki with tofu. Gluten free options are also available! Ippuku Tea House is a great place to visit if you are looking to expand your vegan options and try some amazing new foods! 


The Orchid Vegan Restaurant 

The Orchid Vegan Restaurant offers up delicious asian fusion dishes that are purely vegan. There is such a wide variety of dishes and sides for you to try out. A wide range of tasty dishes are served up with vegan crackers, Tom kha soup, steamed gyozas and salt and pepper tofu on the menu. Prices range from £2.50 up to 12.50 meaning you can enjoy amazing food without breaking the bank! 



Located in Micklegate is a vibrant coffee shop, restaurant and arts space, Partisan. Here they serve up breakfast, brunch, lunch and afternoon tea everyday of the week with some tasty vegan treats on the menu! Vegan menu options include a partisan breakfast of harissa tofu, homemade fries and more, as well as a delicious smoky tempeh sandwich. They also regularly host exhibitions with art from national and local artists on display. This spot is great if you love art and are looking for a laid back, relaxed atmosphere. 


Goji Cafe 

Goji Cafe is a vegetarian food spot in York with plenty of vegan options to enjoy! Here you can enjoy breakfast, lunch and afternoon foods perfect for anytime of the day. Vegan options include the chestnut and sage quinoa burger, a large tofu Hot Dog, all day brunch and a vegan afternoon tea spread. If you fancy something sweet to satisfy your cravings, there are also plenty of vegan sweet treats to dig into such a chocolate cake, lemon and poppy seed cake, and spiced pear and ginger cake which can all be enjoyed with vegan ice cream for only £1 extra. 

Images- @ippukuteahouse, @donersummer, @partisanyork