Best vegan restaurants to look out for in the UAE

Michelle Young
Filed on February 25, 2021

  • Bareburger

With a menu that is over one-third vegetarian and plant-based, Bareburger detaches itself from unhealthy, unhygienic and non-organic food choices, just as its name suggests. Their quite popular plant-based Beyond Burger contains no animal products but tastes almost exactly like meat. Bareburger’s menu is an expanse of a variety of sandwiches, hot dogs, vegan shakes and desserts, including carrot cake, chocolate cake and a vegan sundae, free of gluten and refined sugar.

Locations: Bareburger City Walk, La Mer in Jumeirah 1, Dubai Festival City and Bareburger Pointe in Palm Jumeirah.

Average cost: Dh 170

  • Bounty Beets

If a vegetarian, vegan or gluten-free menu is on your mind, then Bounty Beets is the place! From healthy breakfast options to soups, burgers and bowls are all made with a twist of creativity to tease the taste buds. Try their Son of a Chic, which is a chickpea and spinach omelette stuffed with vegan cheese, asparagus, tomato, mushrooms and cashew avioli on the sumptuous Chia Bowl and Avo Toast, which is spread on gluten-free bread.

Locations: Le Méridien Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina, Al Sufouh

Average cost: Dh320 (without house beverages)

  • Little Erth by Nabz & G

With a variety of hues, textures, flavours, aesthetics, and aromas this earthy restaurant believes in the magic of “goodness of the earth”. Their website specifies that they are committed to using innovative techniques to craft healthy meals and outstanding culinary experiences. Named the best Vegan Restaurant – Zomato User’s Choice Awards 2018, this restaurant brings to the table, delicious vegan dishes including their vegan brownie and Zesty Spaghetti.

Locations: JLT, Cluster J

Average cost: Dh 135

  • Wild & The Moon

An urban, trendy restaurant offering pure, nutritious plant-based cold-pressed juices, smoothies, salads, soups, desserts, superbowls and snacks. Wild & The Moon’s uses organic, local, ethically sourced ingredients with no refined sugars, no additives or chemicals, no GMOs, no gluten and no dairy.

Locations: Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz

Average cost: Dh 170

  • My Govinda's

My Govinda’s is an Indian vegan and vegetarian restaurant for food lovers who want to enjoy the irresistible flavours without compromising on plant-based ‘saatvik cuisine’, ditching onion and garlic. Their food is made from fresh vegetables and fruits, preferably organic and the menu includes low-calorie, high-protein, vegan, gluten-free and even oil-free options.

Locations: Al Karama

Average cost: Dh 190

  • Just Vegan

With an aim to make vegan food widely accessible, affordable and approachable, Just Vegan was born in 2017 and now has restaurants in the Middle East, USA, UK and Southeast Asia. Their plant-based pastas and pizzas are quite a fresh concept just like their special Vegantine menu which is a valentine-themed plant-based sushi!

Locations: Marina Walk, Pearl Marina Hotel Apartments and Al Seef St in Bur Dubai

Average cost: Dh 180

  • Comptoir 102

The elite French-owned organic café and boutique has a great selection of plant-based menu that changes daily according to harvest, with sugar-free, dairy-free and vegan options. Comptoir 102 won the What’s On Award for the best healthy café in Dubai and creates food with age old techniques of pre-soaking, fermenting, cooking at low temperatures, steaming and dehydrating, to optimise the taste, digestion and assimilation of nutrients.

Locations: 102 Beach Rd, Jumeirah 1

Average cost: Dh 190





 
 
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