The Flame Tree Café, Dundee
A Scottish café with Aussie roots, this little gem in Dundee is a must-visit. Not only does the café offer a varied menu of breakfast, brunch and lunch options that cater for all dietary requirements, it also prides itself on serving high quality coffees too. Tuck into the dedicated plant-based brunch and lunch menus, with vegan BLTs, vegan bacon brioche rolls, veggie haggis, smashed avocado toast, and much more.
Holy Cow, Edinburgh
Holy Cow is right! This fully vegan café opened its doors in 2016, located a short walk from Waverley train station, and offers up an array of enticing dishes and creations. Vegan breakfast in Edinburgh is getting to be next level, but Holy Cow is taking a stand with their full vegan breakfast, gluten-free vegan breakfast, and they even have a mix of fluffy pancakes and Belgian waffles to choose from too.
If you hit the snooze button one too many times and missed breakfast, Holy Cow is also famed for their mouth-watering, home-made vegan burgers, and have quite the following of loyal vegan fans. Whatever vegan dishes takes your fancy; this quirky spot won’t disappoint!
Plant Bae, Leith
A newer addition to Leith’s Easter Road, Plant Bae is committed to helping people introduce more plant-based foods into their diet, and with the delectable menu of vegan options they offer, we can’t see how that could be a hard decision.
You’ll find fresh home-made pastries and cakes galore here, from buttery croissants and biscoff cronuts, to cherry monkey bread and Oreo supremes, your tastebuds are bound to be tingling!
With locations at Fountainbridge and Waverley, Loudons are doing wonders for the vegan eatery scene in Edinburgh. For breakfast, tuck into vegetarian and vegan friendly dishes such as a full Scottish breakfast, French toast, pancakes and more. Or, if you fancy a healthy lunch option, choose from the veggie power bowl, veggie burger, avocado smash, and many others that’ll satisfy your cravings.
If you’re after a quick coffee and cake, Loudons also has you covered, with a selection of gorgeous looking baked goods, you’ll be spoilt for choice.
Serenity Now Café, Glasgow
Catering for all your plant-based lunch and brunch needs, Serenity Now Café is an ideal spot in Glasgow for a tasty treat or two. This popular location in Scotland’s biggest city offers up an eclectic menu of dishes that won’t disappoint. From acai bowls packed with goodness to buffalo nachos, blueberry biscoff pancakes and a range of healthy smoothies and juices, the options are unmatched.
Down to Earth, Glasgow
Nearby in Glasgow, Down to Earth is a ‘flexitarian’ café, offering a range of dishes and foods to suit everyone’s dietary requirements. With a menu featuring a colourful collection of pitaya bowls, berry protein porridge, a big vegan breakfast brioche, vegan and veggie burgers, falafel bowls and more, you can’t go wrong! And if you’re feeling fruity, don’t forget to try out the selection of cocktails on offer too.
Books and Beans, Aberdeen
What’s better than delving into a good book whilst tucking into some tasty vegan and vegetarian dishes? Not much! It does what it says on the tin, Books and Beans is a Fair-Trade coffee shop, café and second-hand book store located in the heart of Aberdeen. And what’s more, the menu is creatively crafted off of some best-selling novels, such as The Breakfast Club, Harry Potter, Beatrix Potter, and Alice in Wonderland. Head along to experience this quirky corner for yourself!
Rascals Café, Perth
With an entirely vegan menu and all home-made bread, Rascals Café is putting on a show with their scrummy food. Daily breakfast options are available, and for lunch enjoy poke bowls, open sandwiches, home-made soup, house burgers, mac n cheese, pizza, risottos and more. Rascals is also a great choice for an afternoon coffee and cake, with fresh cakes and desserts baked daily. Keep an eye on social media for daily updates on what’s on offer!
Rendezvous Café, Inverness
Start your day off right before exploring Scotland’s Highland capital with a hearty full Scottish vegetarian breakfast at Rendezvous Café. Using only the finest and freshest of local produce, you can get a real taste of Scotland with these breakfast classics, including hearty porridge, pancakes and more. After 12pm tuck into some lunch with a vegetarian all day breakfast, homemade soup, and salad bowls, to name a few. The cafe itself has an interesting history and backstory, why not learn a thing or two whilst you’re here?
That was just a bite of the vegan and vegetarian breakfast ideas on offer across Scotland, but the culinary adventure doesn’t stop there!