Alkaline Kitchen, Middlesbrough
This fully vegan health café serves oil-free, gluten-free, soy-free and preservative-free meals – and they’re running a takeaway service throughout January. Expect Buddha bowls, tacos, nachos and delicious burgers – there’s something for everyone to try.
Bam Bam's Vegan Kitchen, Halifax
Enjoy a taste of the Philippines, but plant-based. There’s a variety of noodle dishes to discover, as well as warming curries and tasty rice dishes. All orders are taken through the Deliveree App and they’re also supplying Artichoke Natural Foods in Sowerby Bridge with vegan pork pies.
Blissful Pig Vegan Bakery, Alnwick
If you’re looking for vegan brownies, blondies, cakes and cupcakes made in a 100 percent vegan kitchen, Blissful Pig is the place. With seasonal traybakes and sumptuous sharing boxes, they have the lockdown treats you’re craving, from Biscoff to gingerbead. Order yours online.
Crêpeaffaire, intu Eldon Square
Fancy a pancake? Crêpeaffaire have got something for everyone with their vegan crepes, gluten-free galettes, and dairy-free cheese. Why not take away their vegan pancake kit and enjoy a sumptuous sweet treat at home?
Humpit, branches Yorkshirewide
From humble beginnings in a borrowed gazebo on streets of Leeds to making waves across the country, you’ll struggle to find a better place for hummus and pita. Their menu is 100 percent plant based, and includes a variety of hot and cold healthy snacks and ‘humpteas’ to wash them down with – you can now order online for collection.
Little Green Social, Sandyford
Little Green is a vegan cafe offering tasty, nourishing plant-based foods everyone can try. Their menu has been proving a hit with locals (including our Food Editor) with plenty of pizzas to choose from – from margarita to Mexicana. Treat yourself to something delicious from their takeout menu, whether it’s gyros in a hand-stretched flatbread, a quinoa burger in a homemade milk bun or celeriac reuben, and you won’t regret it.
Nourish Bud, Newcastle
Nourish Bud’s freshly-made meals are 100 percent plant-based whole foods. They pride themselves on making everything from scratch, from delicious twice-baked falafels to the homemade coconut milk in their curries. Better still, they deliver from Newcastle to Teesside. As 2020’s winner of Vegan Meal Delivery Service of the Year, you can’t refuse their great menu.
Punk Vegan, Leeds
Punk is a vegan café and takeaway in the heart of the residential hub in Hyde Park, Leeds. Almost the entire menu is crafted in house by their amazing chefs, to create fresh exciting vegan food, with no hidden ingredients. From burgers and bowls to sandwiches and small bites, there are plenty of takeaway options to indulge in.
Tyne Chease, Stocksfield
At Tyne Chease, expect a range of handmade, award-winning vegan cultured cheese alternatives. Their 'chease' making is inspired by traditional methods going back thousands of years, perfect for a classic board, accompanied by crackers, grapes and chutneys – because who says Veganuary means you can’t enjoy a good cheeseboard? Their winter favourites (cranberry, rosemary and sage) are perfect for that. Order yours online.
The Good Apple Café, Sunderland
Since last year, this café has been the go-to for 100 percent vegan sweet treats. All the cakes and traybakes here are vegan, and there’s a big range of gluten-free options too. They also serve a wide range of teas and hot beverages, with a good selection of plant milks to choose from.
The Green Guerrilla, Darlington
You'll find delicious plant-based sweet and savoury treats in abundance here, handmade to order in small batches in a dedicated, wholly-vegan professional bakery. The bakery is set to reopen at the end of January, so you can finish Veganuary in style.