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Find top Vegetarian Restaurants in Exeter

The city serves up a great choice of meat-free eateries. Read on for our selection of the best vegetarian restaurants in Exeter

Our selection of the best vegetarian restaurants in Exeter showcase a variety of styles and menus. We have your whole day covered, with delicious choices for breakfast, lunch and dinner with dishes to inspire you, and keep you coming back for more! 

Cavern Club Vegetarian Cafe

The Cavern Club's Vegetarian Cafe is open from 11am-5pm and offers a whole range of tasty, affordable meals, including an all-day breakfast, jacket potatoes, vegan salads as well as specialities including Vegan Fish & Chips and Pulled Jackfruit Burger.

With a relaxed, informal atmosphere, it serves breakfast and lunch and has a fully licensed bar selling a range of spirits, lagers and ciders.

The Flat

Serving vegetarian and vegan pizza,The Flat is open for dinner from 5pm-10pm Tuesday-Saturday. Its recipes are inspired by planet-friendly vegetarian and vegan living, made with freshly prepared organic (where possible) ingredients. All pizzas are hand-stretched, so no two are the same.There is also a takeaway menu, serving either 6in (small) or 11in (regular) pizzas. The dishes can be made gluten-free and vegan. 


The wonderfully diverse menu at Herbies features flavours from around the world, and it has become recognised as serving some of the best vegetarian food in Devon. How about trying the Dahl naan - a warming combination of spiced lentils finished with lemon juice and ginger, or white bean pate served with flatbread? Other options include soups, breads, salads, sharing platters, stir fries and sarnies. Tarts, pudding and flapjacks are on the list of sweet treats, as well as an impressive drinks list, featuring a good choice of organic wines. The laid-back, friendly feel will make this one of your favourite veggie restaurants in Exeter! 

The Plant Café 

The Plant Café on the Cathedral Green offers delicious vegetarian and vegan food, both savoury and sweet. With all dishes made from scratch and on-site, the Café is known for its flavourful meals and generous portions. Selling breakfasts, savouries, salads, cakes and artisan coffee, there is plenty to choose from. 

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