nut roast at WoodKraft in Cheltenham

Vegan & Vegetarian Restaurants in Cheltenham & The Cotswolds

There is a wonderful choice of vegan and vegetarian-friendly restaurants in Cheltenham and throughout the Cotswolds. Some eateries serve only plant-based foods, however, others have a tasty choice of vegetable dishes for you to eat.

Vegan and vegetarian cuisine is getting more and more popular each year. Chefs, however, are pushing the boundaries and making the cuisine very desirable.


  • Gloucestershire restaurants, cafes and eateries that serve non-meat food for their patrons.

Top Eateries in Cheltenham

Our list of some great eateries in Cheltenham for plant based cuisine, however, we are open to recommendations for our guide.


Woodkraft is firstly a daytime eatery, near to the town centre and close to the Everyman theatre.

nut roast at WoodKraft in Cheltenham
Nut roast

They serve a selection of vegan and vegetarian meals, including breakfasts and also Sunday roasts. About Woodkraft…

The Coconut Tree

Enjoy the food of Sri Lanka at The Coconut Tree on St Pauls Road. The eatery mainly serves Sri-Lankan street food with what they describe as an explosion of flavours. Options on their menu include; Jack Fruit Cutlets, pineapple curry, battered spicy mushrooms and also a pumpkin curry. More info…

Vinnie’s Eatery

A cafe restaurant that serves healthy and also wholesome plant based food in Crescent Terrace. Some highlights of their menu include;

  • Spaghetti Bolognese with nut and mushroom meatballs
  • Red lentil and coconut dhal.
  • Chickpea frittata served with flat mushroom, beetroot hummus, and also some slaw.
  • Pea and spinach fritters with tomato and paprika beans.

Vinnie’s is open Friday through Sunday, more info on their Facebook.

East India Cafe

Based in the Montpellier area, East India Cafe serve some delightful Indian food including many plants-based dishes. They also have a vegetarian tasting menu, which is 7 courses with paired drinks for you to enjoy. Some highlights of this menu include; Deconstructed vegetable samosa, a trio of lentil soup and seasonal vegetable pakora. More info…


Veganism is the practice of abstaining from the use of animal products, particularly in diet. However, the associated philosophy that rejects the commodity status of animals. We know a follower of the diet or the philosophy as a vegan.


Vegetarianism is the practice of abstaining from the consumption of meat. This includes red meat, poultry, seafood, and the flesh of any other animal. However, it may also include abstention from by-products of animal slaughter. However, people may adopt vegetarianism for various reasons. Many people also object to eating meat out of respect for sentient life. Such ethical motivations include religious beliefs and also animal rights advocacy. Other motivations for vegetarianism are more often than not health-related.

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