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Updated: Jan 11, 2022

As part of #Veganuary we have put together a handy guide to help you discover vegan friendly cafes, eateries & restaurants in the city. Veganism has become global movement with 'Veganuary' becoming a New Years Resolution for many people each Jan. Small businesses have been up-ing their Vegan game, introducing tasty specials & new exciting menus full of flavour to cater to the Vegan world.

Here’s a few places you can get a Vegan feed in the city whether it's for the month of January or all year round. And a little reward with your Independent Derry Card too when you choose to support local.

Hidden City Cafe

20% off all teas & coffees with your Card.

Hidden City Cafe doesn't just encourage veganism in Jan, but all year round. They are home to a huge variety Vegan food, creating a delicious, healthy menu that is bursting with plant based options including vegan breakfasts, sandwiches, wraps, burgers, kebabs, sauces & more; and more recently this cafe has launched 'chat plates' every Sat evening where you can tickle the taste buds on more vegan options that you won't find on the menu during the day! Vegan wine, beer & Old Fashioneds also available. This small biz will certainly keep you on track for #Veganuary.

Castle Street Social

25% off the total drinks bill Mon-Wed with your card.

Castle Street Social is fast becoming a hot spot for Vegan foodies the city & we can see why. This restaurant offers a full Vegan menu that includes a variety of small plates, mains & a full vegan Sunday lunch menu too! You can try a sweet potato satay, salt n chill veg, nachos with lentil mince, gnocchi with spinach & cheese, vegan nut roasts & more plant based goodness.

Nonna's Wood Fired Pizza

10% off Mon-Wed when you eat in with your card.

Vegan pizza dreams do come true! The much loved Nonna's Wood Fired Pizza on Spencer Road & Shipquay Street have added a Vegan special to the menu as part of #Veganuary called the 'Capodanno' which translates to 'New Year.' Made up of fire roasted peppers, sun blush tomatoes, chillies, red onion & roquito peppers, YUM. More Vegan options on their menu include the 'mona lisa,' 'the marinara' & the 'classic Margherita.'

Yum Cakes

FREE Cupcake with spend £15.00 Wed-Thur with your card.

More Vegan dreams are coming true & this time it's on Waterloo Street at Yum Cakes. The pretty pink cake-ry is super passionate about vegan bakes & have become a go to spot for vegan brownies, huge cakes & chocolate-y cake cups which are big hit with the Derry people whether you're vegan or not!

Scarpello & Co

10% off pizzas Tue-Wed with your card.

Scarpello & Co, the wood fired sourdough bakery on the Buncranna Road is home to authentic wood fired pizza's & long fermented breads, using only the highest quality ingredients. These guys are catering to plant based diets with their 'No 1' vegan pizza made up of semi dried tomatoes, fresh chilli, garlic, roast potatoes, mushrooms & vegan cheese. Or try their roast aubergine & red pepper with hazelnut dukkha!

El Tapas Gra

20% off the total drinks bill Mon-Thur with your card.

El Tapas Gra on Waterloo Place sure know how to do small plates. This restaurant offers a diverse menu of tasty tapas making it the perfect place to try more than one dish. Their menu includes a number of vegan options including Caramelised Cauliflower, Chargrilled Aubergine, Seasoned Fries, Patatas Bravas & more.


10% off Mon-Thur with your card.

Bron have launched a new menu just on time for 2022 & plant based diet-ers have got to try out the Korean BBQ jackfruit bao bun! Served with slaw, pickled cucumber & vegan siracha mayo. You can also enjoy vegan breakfasts & salads here too.

West Toast

FREE FRIES with every order with your Independent Derry Card.

West Toast opened their doors in 2021 bringing to the city the ultimate toastie menu that also just happens to have your Vegan needs covered. The 'Nicki Spinach' is complete with baby spinach, vegan cheese, vegan cream cheese & sundried tomato on delicious sourdough bread. A must try if you're giving #Veganuary a go this year.

The Pickled Duck Cafe

10% off everyday at both cafes with your card.

You can get your Vegan fix at not one, but two Pickled Duck Cafes. The perfect place to stop off for a hearty lunch or breakfast in the city centre or at their cafe out of town on Greenhaw Road. Both cafes serve up a delightful vegan burger, vegan loaded fries, sandwiches & Vegan breakfast options. They also have a veganuary special on the menu; grilled mushrooms, house tomato, vegan Clonakilty black pudding & dukkah on toasted sourdough, drizzled in truffle oil!

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