12 Veggie And Vegan Hotspots Within Easy Reach Of Burghope Cottage
If you’re on the look-out for a meat-free menu during your getaway, then look no further. We’ve rounded up the best vegetarian and vegan restaurants and cafés within easy reach of Burghope Cottage.
1. The Green Rocket, Bath
The Green Rocket is a multi-award winning vegetarian and vegan café and restaurant, in the centre of Bath city. Their extensive menu offers breakfast, lunch, evening supper, light bites, sweet treats and a range of organic drinks! Fuel yourself up for the day with their Monster Veggie Brekky, enjoy a Warm Spiced Cauliflower Salad for lunch, or indulge in the Sticky Toffee Pudding served with vegan ice cream. Delicious!
2. Oak, Bath
Tucked away in one of the city’s historic narrow streets, a short walk from The Roman Baths, is Bath’s premier vegetarian restaurant, Oak. Their mouth-watering menu is ever changing in response to what ingredients are available. Oak has a small chemical free market garden just outside of Bath, where they grow as much as they can for the restaurant. Head there for brunch, lunch, coffee or dinner. You can even pick up some organic vegetables of a bottle of natural wine.
3. Rooted Café, Bath
Enjoy the tastiest food at Rooted. They focus on nutritious food using local, environmentally-sustainable ingredients. You’ll be spoilt for choice with their extensive menu, it’s a cosy place that’s open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Crunch your way through a delicious loaded vegan wrap, fill-up on the Full Indian Breakfast for brunch, or indulge in a sweet treat from the desert menu. If you’re in Bath, be sure to pay this vegetarian cafe a visit!
4. Chaiwalla, Bath
Chaiwalla is a small takeaway restaurant in Bath (Monmouth Street) that serves fresh, vegan and vegetarian Indian street food. The food is simple but delicious and a firm favourite for locals and visitors alike. It’s also the only West Country Indian to be voted one of Top 5 Vegan Curry Houses in the UK by Vegan Life Magazine! Keep your eyes peeled, as if it wasn’t for the amazing smelling food and colourful sign you’d be forgiven for walking past the tiny front door.
5. Roots & Shoots Café, Bath
Roots & Shoots is a 100% plant-based, eco-conscious café conveniently located right next to Bath Spa station, under the railway arch. It’s open for breakfast from 7.30am with pastries and facon sandwiches, and other light meal options are available throughout the day. We recommend trying one of their most popular choices – the vegan mac and cheese or the taster box, which offers a bit of everything.
6. The Garden Café, Frome
The Garden Café in Frome specialise in creating delicious food using natural, organic, local and fair-trade produce. As well as the shop that offers excellent supplies of all things natural and organic with daily deliveries of breads, fruit and vegetables, you’ll also find plenty of vegetarian and vegan options including cakes, main meals, toasted sandwiches, salads and much more. Click here to view the menu.
7. Cascara, Bath
Cascara is a cosy, independent vegan café and coffee shop located on Upper Borough Walls in Bath serving a range of breakfasts, lunches, sharing plates and more! Warm up with their soup of the day, or try one of their healthy smoothies and delicious toasties.
8. The Garden Café at The Newt, Somerset
The Garden Café at The Newt in Somerset serves fresh, seasonal food, led by what is growing in their gardens – from crisp green leaves to sweet root vegetables and freshly picked berries. Breads and pastries are created in-house at their bakery. Breakfast and lunch is served seven days a week from the café which offers a perfect view of the kitchen gardens and orchards below. Enjoy two courses for £23 or three courses for £28. Click here to view the full menu. Book a visit to their beautiful gardens too, recently featured on Gardeners’ World.
9. Giggling Squid, Bath
The Giggling Squid in Bath offers simple, rustic and fresh Thai food. There’s plenty of original dishes, alongside more unusual Thai flavour combinations, plus there’s a full vegan menu! Try one of their many delicious vegan curries or stir-fry options, as hot or mild as you like. Visit the website to see the menu and book a table.
10. Pablo’s Bistro, Bradford-on-Avon
Enjoy a taste of Spain at Pablo’s Bistro in the beautiful town of Bradford-on-Avon. Let your taste buds come alive with their extensive range of freshly prepared, mouth-watering vegetarian and vegan tapas. Whether you go for the crispy artichoke with capers, lemon and vegan mayo, the aubergine vegan balls with tomato basil sauce, or something else from the menu, you won’t be disappointed!
11. Thai Barn, Bradford-on-Avon
The Thai Barn is located in the centre of the ancient market town of Bradford-on Avon, just 2 miles from Burghope Cottage. They offer a full vegetarian and vegan menu, serving authentic Thai ingredients freshly prepared by Thai master chefs. The restaurant is open Tuesday to Sunday, 5 pm to 9 pm for takeaway and eating in.
12. Absurd Vird, Bath
One for vegan junk food lovers! Absurd Bird in Bath not only offers a vegan menu in their restaurant, their vegan arm; Absurd Vird has an extensive menu available for delivery throughout Bath too, serving up chik’n versions of its classics. Vegan chicken and waffles, tenders, burgers and mac & cheese, there’s no missing out when you visit Absurd Bird!
Who says meat-free food also has to be flavour-free? Certainly not anyone who has sampled these best vegetarian and vegan hotspots close to Burghope Cottage! If you’ve visited any during your getaway, we’d love to know what you think!