The Allotment Vegan Eatery

4.5
807 reviews
£26 to £40
Vegetarian / Vegan

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The Allotment Vegan Eatery is an entirely plant-based, gluten-free restaurant on Lloyd Street in Manchester city centre, near Albert Square.

You can choose from our A La Carte Menu (available Mon - Sat 12pm - 9pm/Sun 6pm)

We have a cosy dining room serving quality beers, wines and spirits, and seasonal cocktails.

If you would like to speak to us directly please call (0161 478 1331) or email (hello@allotmentvegan.co.uk) the restaurant directly.
What 807 People Are Saying
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MollyR
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I think this might be my new favourite restaurant, amazing food, lovely staff, my favourite thing was the raspberry tort desert thing, first time since being vegan I felt like I’d had a proper desert with cream and berries on the side and that didn’t taste lacking!!

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OpenTable Diner
Manchester
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We ate here on Thursday 16/09/21, firstly the waiting staff were outstanding and then when the food arrived we knew we had made the right choice booking the Allotment Vegan eatery!! Fantastic food great service and we will definitely be returning very soon!! 💕

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DorothyM
Newcastle
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food lovely staff and a really nice restaurant

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SueM
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Apart from getting lost on the way (thank you google) our whole experience was excellent. Our vegetarian friends were very impressed, as we omnivores were also. Denise was a superb host and welcomed us warmly and took care of us, giving good advice on the menu.
Thank you Denise.

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BluebellR
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall3food5service2ambience4

Lovely food and cocktails. Service very slow. Waited over half an hour for our plates to be cleared although others didn't seem to have the same problem.

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DanJ
London
3 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Terrific service that ran like clockwork. Food was attractive and didn’t take long to come

DG
DeborahG
Manchester
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Would definitely recommend it amazing food and lovely staff

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JohnS
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 11 September 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Friendly staff, food came super quickly, drinks took a little longer. Overall great for a quick vegan meal

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Amberlie
Jersey
1 review
Dined on 11 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Travelled all the way from notts and it didn’t not disappoint! Well worth a visit. Recommend the cauliflower wings!!

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CaroleM
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 11 September 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Enjoyed a lovely Saturday lunch. Very pleasant restaurant, great food, nice atmosphere. Will go again

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Jade
1 review
Dined on 10 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

First visit but will be back soon. We had two small plates and a hot drink for £10. Food was delicious, beautifully presented. Staff very friendly.

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Jaxj
1 review
Dined on 9 September 2021
Overall2food2service1ambience3

There is a very limited menu in my opinion and there were a couple of things from that menu unavailable. Once food was served nobody can to check if you needed anything including drinks and I had to go find the waitress to ask for table clearance and dessert menu long after we had finished our main course . I have eaten in much nicer Egan restaurants and ones that carer
For all but
Have an extensive vegan menus

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Parham
1 review
Dined on 8 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

great restaurant with amazing food, strongly recommended.

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Alex
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 7 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Must visit for all vegans! Absolutely amazing place, incredible food, and lovely atmosphere. Highly recommend the Jackfruit Tacos and the Hazelnut Slice! I especially love that everything is Gluten Free too!

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PaulT
1 review
Dined on 7 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I can't praise The Allotment. As an omnivore who loves his food I found each dish was delicious and the blueberry pie desert was out of this world! There was four of us and each one had the same verdict. The young man serving was attentive and personable and did some great cocktails! A truly wonderful food experience - many thanks

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SabahA
London
1 review
Dined on 6 September 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Very good portion sizes and very tasty. Great service, would definitely recommend.

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LindaM
London
1 review
Dined on 5 September 2021
Overall2food2service3ambience3

We went on a Sunday, which had a reduced menu so not much choice. I chose the Sunday lunch which was mainly potatoes and undercooked parsnips. Maybe would have had a different experience during the week.

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OpenTable Diner
London
2 reviews
Dined on 4 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and a nice atmosphere.

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EvieH
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 4 September 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Every dish is well thought out and presented, the flavours are wonderful, and the staff really friendly.

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DuncanM
1 review
Dined on 4 September 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Great food something for everyone, reasonable prices highly recommend

JK
JennyK
1 review
Dined on 4 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing vegan food and the fact that we could take the dogs and they had room to sprawl on the floor after having been given their own bowls of water, just topped the experience. Menu not massive but plenty to meet all our tastes. Would definitely go again

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HollyS
London
1 review
Dined on 2 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We went for lunch (2 vegetarians and one meat eater). The place is really nicely decorated and the food was lovely. We especially loved the harissa aubergine rolls, buffalo cauliflower wings and miso mushroom starters and the jackfruit tacos. Everything we ordered was really tasty and enjoyed by all.

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DuncanP
1 review
Dined on 2 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Second time we have dined here. Always apprehensive of second visit when your first was really good. Didn’t disappoint at all. Can defo recommend the tofu broth and the coconut curry and let’s not forget the chips at NCD blueberry cheesecake. Nothing to fault, maybe your wine glasses are slight over price would be my only criticism. Be seeing you guys again defo.

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LynziS
1 review
Dined on 30 August 2021
Overall3food2service5ambience4

The starters were very tasty but the larger plates were not so good. The dish was watery and not very flavoursome. We were told when we arrived that there were no desserts available which was disappointing. Very expensive for what it was. I have had better meals there in the past.

The service was good and a nice venue

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Frankie
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 30 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I'm not vegan but took my vegan husband as a treat. We both thoroughly enjoyed the tasty, fresh vegan food. Portions were good and service excellent. Will definitely return.

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 30 August 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

We arrived 20 minutes before our booking, the door was locked! We could see the staff inside but no customers. We rang the the doorbell and telephoned quite a few times, there was no answer. No notice on the door, no email or telephone call to say why we couldn’t get in. We gave up and left 🤷‍♀️ we had no choice.
Appalling customer service.

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TracyS
1 review
Dined on 28 August 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Nice restaurant, with friendly staff and good service. We were a party of four, the two vegans thoroughly enjoyed the cauliflower wings, Buddha bowl and roasted salad. Unfortunately the two meat eaters weren’t impressed with their tofu curry meal, which was more like curry soup. The meal portions are on the small side, especially the desserts, leaving us all hungry again by the end of the evening. Two of us would go again, and recommend, two wouldn’t!

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Soph
1 review
Dined on 28 August 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

We had a tasty lunch, overall it was good value for money but the savoury dishes were not as refined as perhaps I'd hoped and assumed from reading reviews. The desserts were really good though, I'd recommend those.

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OpenTable Diner
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 27 August 2021
Overall2food1service5ambience4

It made me unwell, the food lacked

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NeilO
Manchester
3 reviews
Dined on 27 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Went to eat here the last Friday night at 7. The restaurant had a nice, chilled vibe – not too busy or crowded which made a pleasant eating environment. The food was great – it looked amazing and was tasty, the cauliflower wings were scrumptious, and the tacos had lots of flavour I saw about 5 other tables order them so clearly a big hit for this restaurant. The staff were lovely and attentive, easy to chat to and very efficient which made the whole dining experience such a joy. I’d defo go back for more of the Hazelnut slice which was just dreamy and one of my favourite things on the menu. We also had some cocktail which were nicely mixed the Zeppelin looked so cute and the cherry cola packed a punch. I’ll be back for sure soon.

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GemmaP
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 27 August 2021
Overall2food2service1ambience2

Poor service with long waits for drinks including forgetting us. The food was served straight from from fridge cold. We asked for it to be warmed up as the menu described it as a roasted salad. It was then edible but not great. However, the chips are very good.

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AndyP
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 27 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely fantastic tasting good, good selection of alcohol and well decorated inside. Staff are all friendly.

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StephenD
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 25 August 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Excellent vegan food, enjoyable to all, in a nice place with friendly, helpful staff.

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RupertB
Cheshire
1 review
Dined on 25 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We have not been to many Vegan restaurants but The Allotment came highly recommended and the listing in the Michelin guide clinched our decision to give it a go for lunch.

We had the Cauliflower 3-ways and the Jack Fruit Tacos.

The food was beautifully presented and was perfectly cooked. The quality of the produce was high. The flavours were big and bold and the chillies packed a punch but we enjoyed every last morsel.

For puds we opted for the Afugato and the Raspberry Frangipane. This was the area where I felt that there might be a problem as my previous experience of vegan ice cream was very disappointing. I need not have worried - the afugato was amazing and the ice cream was delicious and creamy. The Frangipane was amazing and the vegan cream was sensational.

Service was spot on and we will definitely be back!!

Bravo!!

CH
CathrineH
1 review
Dined on 23 August 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Excellent vegan food. As a meat eater I didn't miss meat or fish at all and the food was so imaginative, well presented and delicious that Im planning to eat more plant-based food in my diet. The serving staff were knowledgable and friendly. I will be eating here again and recommending to my friends

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AliceB
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 23 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service, friendly staff, amazing food! Thank you

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BarbaraC
Warwickshire
2 reviews
Dined on 22 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic vegan restaurant. Great food service and ambience.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 21 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

With a coeliac in our party our experience was worry free and relaxing because absolutely everything on the menu is gluten-free! Fantastic! Highly recommended 🙂

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PhilF
1 review
Dined on 21 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Brilliant great to have quality vegan food. Friendly staff will go again

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KatyH
Newcastle
2 reviews
Dined on 21 August 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience5

Service was a little slow for us, but staff were apologetic and the restaurant was very busy - food and cocktails were worth the wait however, delicious, fresh, full of flavour. We would definitely visit again

FAQs

The Allotment Vegan Eatery does offer delivery in partnership with Deliveroo. The Allotment Vegan Eatery also offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at 07376 578731.

The Allotment Vegan Eatery is rated 4.5 stars by 807 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting bookings at the moment.