12 of the Best Vegan Restaurants in South Devon

We’re one week into Veganuary! Whether you’ve taken up the thirty-one-day challenge or are already one hundred percent committed to a vegan diet, here is a round up of some of South Devon’s best vegan and vegetarian cafés, bistros, brasseries and restaurants.

Many of these hand-picked venues cater exclusively for vegans and vegetarians, while others offer inclusive menus for everyone to savour. It’s never been easier to enjoy a delicious vegan meal in South Devon.

Prepare for your taste buds to be seriously tempted!

Bianca e massimo, Totnes

A contemporary outlet – to be found along the bustling Totnes high street – with a seasonal, organic and vegetarian menu, plus plenty of delicious vegan options. Many of bianca e massimo’s ingredients have been grown on the lakeside hills and orchards of Southern Italy which help provide its vibrant Mediterranean influence. This quirky eatery consistently gathers rave reviews on both Trip Advisor and Happy Cow.


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The Willow, Totnes

Located in the heart of the medieval market town of Totnes, The Willow has a knack of conjuring up wholesome and flavourful vegetarian dishes. This charming restaurant also serves a variety of moreish vegan and gluten-free meals, along with a host of seasonal snacks, cakes and drinks. During the summer months, visitors cannot help but spill out into The Willow’s sunny, walled garden. All pulses, grains, flours, pasta & sweeteners are organic, as are many of the vegetables, dried fruits, nuts, seeds, dairy products, herbs & spices.

The Wild Fig Deli & Café, Totnes

Specialising in a range of vegan and gluten-free menu options, The Wild Fig Deli & Café is one of Totnes’ most popular food venues. With a kitchen that heartily embraces the seasons and a commitment to locally cultivated and organic ingredients, The Wild Fig Deli & Café’s imaginative and inviting breakfast and lunch menus continue to nourish and satisfy both locals and visitors.

Harbour House Café, Kingsbridge

Set on Kingsbridge town square, this stylish café offers a long list of tempting vegetarian and vegan dishes. Whether you’re in the mood for a light bite or you’re all set for a filling lunch date, this lovely eatery will meet your needs and remains one of Kingsbridge’s most thriving outlets, maintaining a friendly and relaxed ambience in keeping with Harbour House’s primary function as a popular arts and yoga centre.


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Twenty Seven by Jamie Rogers, Kingsbridge

Brand new for Kingsbridge, Twenty Seven by Jamie Rogers remains a real hit with all those looking for modish dining. Quality is key at this Mill Street establishment led by exciting young chef Jamie Rogers and his passion for only the very best from nature’s larder. Vegan and vegetarian options are a mainstay of the restaurant’s dazzling menus. Prepare to be wowed!

Valley View Café, Loddiswell

Tucked away in the rolling South Hams hills, the only thing that rivals the Valley View Café’s ample and stylish menu are the magnificent sweeping views. A classic and vintage décor and friendly staff all make for relaxed dining, while the café’s outside terrace is the ideal spot on a sunny afternoon. Foodies can expect a sophisticated menu with vegetarian and vegan options made from fresh and locally sourced ingredients…we hear the cakes are also rather scrumptious!

The Cove Café Bar, Hope Cove

Perched on the harbour wall of one of South Devon’s most charming fishing villages, once again ‘The Cove’ is embracing Veganuary with a mouth-watering smorgasbord of yummy vegan delights. The chef’s board will be packed with specials, including the ever-popular homemade shepherd’s pie made with lentils and topped with sweet potato and accompanied by a medley of fresh vegetables. What better way to finish a bracing coastal walk than a hearty vegan meal in one of the region’s most enthusiastic venues. Why not make the most of The Cove’s two-for-one breakfast offers that will be running throughout the month of January!


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Beth’s Bistro, Dartmouth

Tucked away on Dartmouth’s Lower Street and close to the iconic harbourside lies Beth’s Bistro where ‘happiness is homemade’. This delightful food outlet can cater for both vegetarians and vegans and garners sparkling reviews from a long list of satisfied and returning customers. Expect prompt and friendly table service; walk-ins are welcome.

The Angel, Dartmouth

Only the finest locally sourced ingredients make it on to the dishes served at The Angel. This elegant portside restaurant can be found on the South Embankment where it has been impressing both vegetarians and vegans with its stunning and seasonal menus. Under the expert eye of Head Chef Elly Wentworth (Runner-up of Master Chef Professionals 2016) you can expect nothing but an exquisite dining experience in one of Dartmouth’s most venerable eating rooms.

The Curious Kitchen, Brixham

Discover exceptionally wholesome food when you visit The Curious Kitchen, Brixham’s welcoming brasserie on Middle Street. One of the outlet’s raison d’êtres is to provide a relaxed and friendly environment where families or groups of friends can sit and eat happily together whatever their dietary needs may be. All meals are lovingly handmade and prepared from scratch under the expert supervision of renowned local chef, Ashley Hamilton.

Samphire Brasserie, Plymouth

If you find yourself wandering the historic avenues of the magnificent maritime city of Plymouth and are looking for a vegan snack, the Samphire Brasserie should be right up your street. Freshly prepared vegan dishes full of goodness and flavour is the order of the day in this ‘happening’ venue where the staff all share an unerring passion for vegetarian and vegan cuisine. You can even tuck into some delicious vegan style junk food! If all this is tickling your taste buds, then head to Plymouth’s Mayflower Street and grab yourselves a menu.


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The Riverford Field Kitchen, Buckfastleigh

Nestled into the rolling South Devon hills, The Riverford Field Kitchen is a vegetarian and vegan-friendly restaurant that handpicks its ingredients from working fields that are only yards away! Here, on Wash Farm, you can surround yourself with idyllic countryside and enjoy wholesome, organic food plucked fresh from the soil and in wild abundance – a wonderful place to rest and recharge after a revitalising moorland walk.