The vegan capital of the North: 6 Sheffield spots for Veganuary

Going meat-free and ditching dairy for Veganuary shouldn’t make you feel like you’re missing out. Whatever kind of food you’re after, Sheffield has plenty on offer for those looking to give veganism a bash this January.

Best for brunch
Gaard Coffee Hide
Gaard is a cosy coffee shop with tons of hearty breakfast options, as well as vegan sourdough croissants, smoothies and sweet treats. Whether you’re after a light bite or a slap up breakfast, Gaard is the place you have to visit this month. // 20-22 Burton Road, S3 8EP

Best for junk food
Church – Temple of Fun
For years, Make No Bones has been Sheffield’s best known vegan hotspot, and they’re new home at Church is a paradise for anyone craving great junk food. Their eclectic menu offers some fusion twists on American comfort food, as well as lighter dishes like the Poke bowl and Ceaser salad. The Born Again Ribs are a must-try. // 4a Rutland Way,  S3 8DG

Best for fine-dining
Situated on Ecclesall Road, Koko is an elegant Japanese eatery with a separate vegan and veggie menu. Here you can enjoy a modern spin on the Japanese classics, minus the animal products. Their excellent service, unique dishes and Japanese whisky menu make for a truly special experience. // 503 Ecclesall Rd, S11 8PR

Best for new flavours
Five Rivers Coffee Co
This Vietnamese coffee shop and restaurant has a menu filled with vibrant and healthy vegan options. It’s the perfect spot for fresh flavours and personalised dishes. Order your banh mi or pho with a side of mushroom spring rolls – they’re phenomenal! // 215-219 Fulwood Rd, S10 3BA

Best for a curry
Maveli is an affordable, laid-back curry house with an extensive variety of plant-based dishes to choose from. Almost all of the dosas, bhajis and curries on the vegan menu are also gluten-free, making this spot a real crowd-pleaser. // 223 Glossop Rd, S10 2GW

Best for a takeaway
Ranmoor Friery
This chip shop is loved by the locals for its friendly service and great food. Better still they also cater for vegans, frying the veggie options in separate oil and serving battered vegan sausages, pea fritters and mock chicken nuggets.
Website // 360 Fulwood Rd, S10 3GD

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