Top 10 vegetarian restaurants in Cambridge

The veggie scene is booming in Cambridge as more cafes add delicious vegetarian and vegan dishes to their menus. There’s some dedicated to the diet completely. This month blogger Tracey Dean rounds up her pick of the best vegetarian restaurants and cafes in Cambridge…

Stem and Glory

Rainbow Café

9a King’s Parade, Cambridge, CB2 1SJ 

Located opposite Kings College the Rainbow café serves wholly vegetarian and vegan options. The menu features a range of international dishes and the alcoholic beverages are also suitable for vegans.


The Punt Yard

6-8 Quayside, Cambridge, CB5 8AB

A retro bar and kitchen offering vegetarian options from posh kebabs to artisan pizzas. They happily adapt dishes for vegans upon request by swapping the bread or providing pizza without cheese.


The Old Bicycle Shop

104 Regent Street, Cambridge, CB2 1DP

The establishment offers up a huge variety of vegetarian and vegan meals using locally sourced food. Dishes include lunch, brunch and dinner options including sticky cauliflower wings and a delicious butternut squash gnocchi.


15 High Street, Cherry Hinton, Cambridge, CB1 9HX

Co in Cherry Hinton is an eco-friendly eatery, grocery and bakery. Vegetarian and vegan options for breakfast and lunch range from house fry ups to tasty quinoa bowls.

The Urban Shed

62-64 King Street, Cambridge, CB1 1LN

A relaxed café complete with mismatched furniture offers a vegan or vegetarian English fry up in a box served with a cup of tea or coffee.


3-5 Quayside, Cambridge, CB5 8AB

Inspired by Thailand’s street food scene vegetarian options include spring rolls, dumplings and sweetcorn cakes flavoured with aromatic kaffir lime leaves.

Stem and Glory

121 Chesterton Road, Cambridge CB4 3AT

Based at yoga studio CamYoga, Cambridge’s first all vegan restaurant serves up tasty plant-based food including their popular vegan roast and signature celeriac lasagna.

Chefs at Stem & Glory

The Gardenia

2 Rose Crescent, Cambridge, CB2 3LL

Located in the heart of the city this Greek diners vegetarian options include their popular halloumi kebabs, a range of salads and their must try veggie burger.


47 Regent Street, Cambridge, CB2 1AB

This Italian restaurant has a separate vegan menu with salads, pizzas, pasta and dessert including a tempting sticky chocolate and praline torte made with dairy free chocolate.


253 Chesterton Road, Cambridge, CB4 1BG

An independent coffee shop offering a tasty vegan Namaste Stack which includes salad served on a scrumptious sourdough bread.

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