Respondents revealed their top vegan choices for eating out in the poll (Photo: Adobe. Do not use without permission) - Media Credit:

Best UK Chain Restaurants For Plant-Based Food Revealed

By

1 Minutes Read

The best chain restaurants for vegan food in the UK have been revealed in a recent poll.

The Big Vegan Survey 2019, carried out by magazine Vegan Food & Living, quizzed more than 8,300 people on their preferences when it comes to the best retailers and eateries for plant-based food.

The majority of the respondents who classed themselves as vegan or plant-based (75 percent) said they’d made the switch within the last five years. A mix of reasons was given as motivation – with animal welfare, the environment, and health all being cited.

Vegan options at restaurants

The most popular restaurant among respondents was Wagamama, which picked up 54 percent of the vote, followed by Zizzi and Pizza Express.

Vegan Food & Living credited Wagamama’s ‘sizeable vegan menu featuring the ever-popular vegan katsu curry’ for its popularity.

‘Vegan boom’

“We were really excited to carry out this survey because so many companies make decisions about vegan products and services based on what they believe the UK’s vegans think and want – but we wanted to find out what the truth was,” Publisher of Vegan Food & Living, Sally FitzGerald, said in a statement sent to Plant Based News.

“And what we found is that motivations are changing, and manufacturers and retailers have plenty of room for improvement in certain areas, but those who are getting it right, are well supported by the growing number of vegans in the UK.

“As we head towards Veganuary, and another vegan boom, we must all make sure that we are keeping up with what people want and need.”

Millions around the world trust Plant Based News for content about navigating our changing planet & our role in it.

Our independent team of journalists and experts are committed to making an impact through a wide range of content—and you can help by supporting our work today.

heading/author

The Author

Maria Chiorando

Maria is the former editor for Plant Based News. She has been a newspaper reporter and features writer. Her work has been published by The Guardian and The Huffington Post, among others

More by Maria Chiorando iconography/arrow-right

heading/comments

Leave a Comment

Plant Based News Comment Policy

In short:- If you act with maturity and consideration for other users, you should have no problems. Please read our Comment policy before commenting.

Comments are closed.

buttons/scroll-to-top/scroll-to-top-small-active