Veganuary 2022 has kicked off in full-force with plenty of people taking up the challenge to eat a vegan diet.

The month-long event, which has been run since 2014, encourages people to try and eat more plant-based meals.

This year a number of supermarkets have rolled out an array vegan options for customers to substitute for meat.

READ MORE: Oxford vegan food company creates special product for Veganuary

For those trying out Veganuary, people who want to eat less meat more generally and those who are already vegan, there are lots of restaurant options in Oxford.

All of the restaurants on this list are highly rated by TripAdvisor reviewers and are noted as serving good vegan options, with restaurant one being fully vegan. 

1. Za'atar Bake

166 Cowley Rd, Oxford OX4 1UE

This restaurant serves a whole range of Mediterranean and Middle Eastern dishes and has received rave reviews, as well as lots of five star reviews.

Reviewers have praised the restaurants “fantastic” vegan takeaway options and variety of options available.

2. Spiced Roots

64 Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1JB England

Spiced Roots aims to ‘create an unparalleled Caribbean gastronomical experience’ for people.

The restaurant’s menu offers a variety of vegan options including smoked baigan and tomato choka, served with sada roti and green pawpaw and curry bodi, served with steamed rice, plantain and salad.

With a five star excellent rating on TripAdvisor, the numbers speak for themselves.

3. Delhish Vegan Kitchen

19-20 St. Clements Street, Oxford OX4 1AB England

As the name suggests, Delihish Vegan Kitchen is a 100 per cent vegan Indian restaurant.

The menu is absolutely packed with options including curries, wraps and chaats.

The restaurants TripAdvisor page is awash with five star reviews from people who have praised the restaurant the authentic and “delicious” food.

4. The Coconut Tree Oxford

76 St. Clements Street, Oxford OX4 1AH England

The Coconut Tree Oxford serves Sri Lankan cuisine and aims to deliver the best ‘Sri Lankan street food’ to hungry customers.

With a strong four and half star rating reviewers have praised the food, price point and atmosphere.

5. Turtle Bay – Oxford

12 Friars Entry Magdalen Street, Oxford OX1 2BY England

Although a large chain, Oxford’s branch of Turtle Bay has a menu which gives any vegan, or Veganuary challenger, enough choice to last them a couple of trips.

Dishes here that are vegan include crispy okra, no moo burger and chilli chocolate brownie.

6. Yeti Nepalese Restaurant

237 Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1XG England

This family run Nepalese business uses fresh Nepalese herbs and spices to create their food.

Winner of Oxfordshire Restaurant Awards 2013 and 2015 in the Asian category and with four and half stars on TripAdvisor they are definitely worth a visit.

People who have visited Yeti have raved about quality of the food and the variety of choice.

7. Spice Lounge

193 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 7AR England

This Indian restaurant offers all your classic takeaway dishes as well as more authentic offers.

The restaurant has vegetarian-dedicated section of the menu, with reviewers stating that there are also lots of vegan-friendly options too.

8. Antep Kitchen

193 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 7AR England

This Turkish restaurant has an astonishing 1,174 five star reviews, putting it firmly in the five star category.

The menu is very clear in marking out which options are vegetarian however there does not seem to be as many vegan options as the other spots on this list.

A number of reviewers, however, have said there was enough to enjoy a meal.

9. NEF Istanbul Restaurant

Cowley Road 212-214 Raja House, Oxford OX4 1UQ England

The second Turkish restaurant on our list, aims to serve Turkish, Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisines.

TripAdvisor reviewers have said there is a decent selection of vegan options available, as well as vegetarian.

10. BBuona Pinsa Bar

102 Gloucester Green, Oxford OX1 2DF England

This Gloucester Green restaurant is a very highly rated pizza spot, offering a variety of pizzas to tempt the taste buds.

Two of the pizzas are vegan while another two are vegetarian, while a number of the starters and salads can also suit a plant-based diet.


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