The Cornish Vegan
15 Kenwyn Street, Truro, TR1 3BU

Tel: 01872 271540

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Tues-Sat 10am-4pm (lunch served from 11am)

(Check website for special evenings and events)


Soups & salads less than £5; burgers & sandwiches less than £7;  bookings taken and animal friendly

All vegan café serving soups, salads, burgers, sandwiches, daily specials, cream teas, cakes and more.   All dishes are made in-house and include mushroom, lentil & walnut burger, ‘chickin’ and sausages, BBQ pulled jackfruit, home-made condiments (eg butter, mayo, ketchup, relish, balsamic reduction) and hand-cut fries.  Children’s menu available.  Wide selection of cakes available, including those made in-house, as well as from Little Green Vegan Bakery and raw cakes from Pura Pressed.  Ingredients are locally sourced where possible (including Baker Tom’s breads, Cornish-roasted coffee, Cornish soft drinks, beers and ciders, and raw pressed juices).   Fully licenced.  Inside and outside dining garden area.     (Opposite Archie Brown’s halfway up Kenwyn Street)
Updated 10/17

Pura Pressed E 100% VEGAN A sustainable healthy food and drinks business, focused on creating nutritious convenience products such as juices, smoothies. Deliveries to Truro or can be purchased from Truro Farmers market every Saturday or Sprout Health Foods in Newquay and other outlets (see Facebook  for details of weekly deliveries). Pura Pressed have recently opened a cafe in The Old Bakery, Malpas Road. Morning and early afternoon healthy food and drinks, smoothies, coffees, soups, stews. (Mon-Fri 8 till 2) Updated 12/17

Archie Brown’s 105 Kenwyn Street, Truro, TR1 3BX

Tel: 01872 278622 Shop, Mon 9am-5pm, Tue 9am-5.30pm, Wed 8.45am-5pm, Thur 8.45am-5pm, Fri-Sat 9am-5pm. Cafe Mon-Sat 9am-4pm last orders 3pm. Shop 5+ vegan dishes @ £2-£8, Cafe 5+ vegan dishes LABELLED VEGAN Health food shop and vegetarian cafe. Everything from the cafe is made from scratch and mostly sourced locally and organic. They strive to be environmentally responsible and try to make the food as healthy as possible. From the cafe you could expect a vegan breakfast, soup, mixed salad, wild mushroom & millet burger and more on the specials board. The shop deli has things such as burger with salad , sausage and salad rolls and pitas. Walking from the town centre Archie Brown’s is half way up Kenwyn Street on the right hand side.

Colours Cafe 5 St Mary's Street Mews, Truro, TR1 2BE

Fb: colourscafetruro    Fresh vegetarian & Vegan food made fresh to order using local produce.  The soup is always vegan friendly and raw vegan cakes are also available.  Almond and soya milk to go with tea, coffee, smoothies is available as well as vegan hot chocolate.    Updated 06/17

Warrens Bakery 1 Pengelly Way, Threemilestone, Truro, TR3 6DP

Tel: 01872 240340 *** 12 Victoria Square, Truro,TR1 2RUTel: 01872 272069 *** 1 Quay Street, Truro,TR1 2HBTel: 01872 263212 *** 13 High Cross, Truro,TR1 2AJTel: 01872 222856 ***      6 Vegan dishes     LABELLED VEGAN     A chain pasty store. See multiple outlets for details.     Updated 09/17.

Hubbox 116 Kenwyn Street, Truro, TR1 3DJ

T 01872 240700 Sun-Thur 11.30am-10pm, Fri & Sat 11.30am-2am, last order 9pm 2+ Vegan dishes LABELLED VEGAN The I Am vegan on the burger menu is labelled vegan at £6.95, which consists of spicy sweetcorn, beetroot & chickpea fritters served in lettuce cups with charred pineapple salsa. They have recently added to the menu a mushroom & black bean burger called the super bean which also has an option of vegan cheese. The falafel is also vegan and they will be using separate fryers to fry the vegan products. Updated 05/16

Rowes Bakery 22 Victoria Square, Truro, TR1 2SD

& Truro Plazza, Back Quay, Truro, TR1 2LL& Inside Tesco 5+ Vegan dishes LABELLED VEGAN The wholemeal vegetable pasty or Vegan Thai Pasty is vegan at £3.35, but not the mini wholemeal vegetable pasties. Also tea cakes, hot cross buns, saffron cross buns, chocolate and orange buns and sultana and lemon buns are vegan. Updated 02/17

Zafiros 3 New Bridge Street, Truro, TR1 2AA

Tel: 01872 223163     2 Vegan dishes     LABELLED VEGAN     The falafel, tabbouleh, mixed leaves & piquillo pepper £7.95 and the bread and dips (ciabatta with balsamic vinegar, extra virgin olive oil & hummus) £3.25 are vegan.     Updated 09/17

Flourish Cafe 2 Boscawen Street, Truro, TR1 2EL

T 0779 6616275 8 Vegan dishes LABELLED VEGAN £1.90-£3.60 They can also provide catering & local delivery. Tell them you are vegan, they can provide options of toast, porridge, smashed avocado & lime on sourdough toast with toasted seeds, soup, sandwiches, salads including houmous and a toasted crouton and houmous with pitta chips and crudites. Updated 02/17.

Indulge Waffle House 18 Victoria Square, Truro, TR1 2RX

T 077666 53168 They have vegan waffles on offer.

Yak and Yeti 10 Kenwyn Street, Truro, TR1 3DJ

Tel: 01872 272363 12am-2pm & 5pm-11.30pm, 7 days a week Nepalese restaurant who are very accommodating and if you speak to the chef he can make vegan food specially. Food is lovely and they seem to understand the vegan thing. They can make the aubergines dishes, okra dishes, dhalls, garlic or coconut rice to be vegan as well as much more. They may also be able to make tofu dishes from the thai options. Just about opposite Archie Brown’s on Kenwyn Street.

Hendra Health Store 8-9 Lemon Street, Truro, TR1 2LQ

Tel: 01872 223799 Health food shop.

Nature’s Treats, Porthowan, Truro.

T 01209 483139. W E Lovingly handcrafted cakes, treats and desserts, made using nature’s finest ingredients. Sugar free options available. Suitable for vegans. Make a very popular hazelnut and chocolate cheesecake and they also supply to good 2 go Cornwall and other businesses.

The Lounge 12 Princes Street, Truro, TR1 2ES

Tel: 01872 264378 Mon-Sun 8am-11pm, Food served 8am-10pm 10+ Vegan dishes @ 95p-£8.50 There is a specific vegan menu but inform your server that you are vegan. Soya milk drinks and vegan friendly wines are available. The vegan menu is as follows. Brunch (until 6pm): Vegan breakfast (Grilled tomato, field mushroom, warm hummus, wood-roasted peppers, fried potatoes & baked beans with toasted farmhouse bread.), mushrooms on toast, toasted farmhouse or wholemeal bread with a
choice of spreads (Tiptree jam, marmalade or Marmite).
Panini (until 6pm): Hummus, sun blushed tomato & red pepper chutney and spinach, served with skin-on fries & house salad.
Sandwich (until 6pm): Wood-roasted peppers, hummus, rocket & red onion on farmhouse or wholemeal bread with house salad and thick cut crisps.
Tapas: Sweet potato & basil falafels, balsamic onions, pan-fried mushrooms in a green peppercorn & brandy sauce, hummus, smoked paprika & extra virgin olive oil, broad bean, pea & mint pâté.
Soup of the day, served with ciabatta.
Burger: Butternut squash & nutmeg falafel burger, chipotle salsa, cos lettuce & tomato, served with house salad & skin-on fries.
Starter: Mushroom bruschetta.
Mains: Ask your server for options, the chef can prepare a vegan dish.
Sides: Warm ciabatta with balsamic & olive oil, house salad, skin-on fries or chips, ciabatta bread, olives.
Pud: Dark chocolate & ginger torte.

Chantek 15 New Bridge Street, Truro, TR1 2AA

Tel: 01872 225071 Mon-Sat 12pm-3pm & 6pm-11pm, Sun 6pm-11pm Side approx £3.90-£5.95, Main approx £6.50-£10 Thai and South East Asian restaurant with large range of dishes adaptable for vegans, many with beancurd. Advise them you’re vegan when you order and the knowledgeable staff can ensure that dishes are made suitable. Recommended.

Fodders Pannier Market, Back Quay, Truro, TR1 2LL Tel: 01872 271384 Mon-Sat 8.30am-5pm 90% of the menu is vegetarian, 30% of the menu is vegan, 12+Vegan dishes @ £2.95-£9.95. LABELLED VEGAN Wholefood restaurant with vegan options, state your a vegan. Dishes such as nut roast with mixed salad, apple & cinnamon slice, date & lemon slice. Back Quay comes off Lemon Street or Green Street
Old School Bar & Kitchen Rodda’s Road, Mount Hawke, Truro, TR4 8BA Gastro pub that do a vegan cassoulet and are happy to adapt their falafel burger meal to be vegan, offering chilli or fennel jam in place of mint yoghurt. Updated 05/16

Habaneros Burrito Bar 11 Kenwyn Street, Truro, TR1 3DJ

T 01872 396502 On the menu it states to ask the staff about vegan options.

Trellissick Garden Cafe Feock, TR3 6QL

Tel: 01872 863486     A recent vegan visitor to the cafe had a vegetable chilli, lettuce pea and mint soup served with a hunk of bread & flapjacks.  Updated 06/17

The Shanaz 1 Edward Street, Truro, TR1 3AJ

T 01872 225895 / 225896 Open from 5.30pm 7 days a week Highly recommended Indian & Bangladeshi restaurant and takeaway. If you tell them you are vegan they can point out what curries are vegan (which is most of them). Most others can be vegan if the chef is told to leave out the cream. The chef is very strict and uses clean pans and utensils to avoid contamination. There is a vegetable side dishes menu that has loads of vegan choices as well. Vegan diners have said the food was delicious and being vegan didn’t faze them at all.

Roseland Inn Philleigh-In-Roseland, Roseland, Truro, TR2 5NB

Tel: 01872 580254 Pub that can make tempura vegetables with a sweet and sour sauce without the rissotto so it is vegan and can accomodate vegans at short notice and have a variety of options.

Victory Inn Victory Hill, St Mawes, TR2 5DQ

Tel: 01326270324 Pub that can make the homemade vegetable curry without yoghurt so it is vegan and can accomodate vegans at short notice and have a variety of options.

Ask Italian 76 Lemon Street, Truro, TR1 2PN They have a separate vegan menu that is due to be expanded shotrly. Local vegans rate this place very highly. Updated 03/17.

Saffron Restaurant 5 Quay Street, Truro, TR1 2HB

Tel: 01872 263771 Generally all vegetarian dishes are adaptable for vegans or are vegan when they go on the menu. They have catered for vegans for several years.

The Heron Inn Malpas, Truro, TR11 1SL

Tel: 01872 272773 12pm-2pm, 6.30pm-9pm 2+ vegan dishes @ £4+ Pub that has a couple of vegan options. The homemade sweet potato curry or falafels served with pita breads, hummus and roasted vegetables. Or with prior notice they can do something else. Trafalgar roundabout Truro (with petrol station). Take the 3rd exit signed Malpas and follow the same road to Malpas village. Past Leafy park, climbing higher above the river until on the left hand side of the road in the village of Malpas you reach the Heron.

The Village Bar & Grill Fore Street, Probus, TR2 4JL

T 01726 882692 Previous vegan guests have been impressed by the effort to accommodate them, ideally with prior arrangement. They were creative and thoughtful to detail.

Gravy Boesti 8 Edward Street, Truro, TR1 3AJ

T 01872 222237 W Given a bit of notice, they have produced delicious food for vegan guests in the past.

The Norway Inn Perranwharf, Perranarworthal, Truro, TR3 7NU

Tel: 01872 864241 £1.50-£9 a dish Pub that normally have dishes on the menu that are vegan although this varies so it’s best to give prior notice.

Kathmandu Palace 19 Old Bridge Street, Truro, TR1 2AH

T 01872 241330 / 262301 Nepalese and Indian restaurant that can cater for vegans.

Beer Cellar Quay Street, Truro, TR1 2ES

Sell firebrand bottled beers that are vegan.

Rippons Pasty Outlet – Bissoe.

They sell frozen vegan pasties of excellent quality for only £1.40. Across the road from Bissoe cycle hire.

Xen Noodle Bar 47-49 Calenick Street, Truro, TR1 2SF

T 01872 222998 5+ Vegan dishes @£5.20-£8.45 For starters the vegetable tempura with sweet sake dip is suitable for vegans. For mains there are a number of noodles that are egg free and suitable, with vegetables & tofu and a choice of sauces. They make the sauces themselves and the satay is suitable, but you can ask about the suitability of others.

Holland & Barrett 13 Pydar Street, Truro, TR1 2AX

Tel: 01872 859981 Health food shop.

Bustophers Bar Bistro 62 Lemon Street, Truro, TR21 2PN

Tel: 01872 279029 State they can adapt some meals to be suitable for vegans.

Tabbs Restaurant 85 Kenwyn Street, Truro, TR1 3BZ

Tel: 01872 262110 Tue-Fri 12pm-2pm, Thur-Fri 5.30pm-6.30pm, Tue-Sat 6.30pm-9pm £7-£21.50 a dish They do cater for vegans but prior notice is preffered. Examples include provencale vegetable crumble for main and spiced stir fry with crisp polenta for a starter.

The Punchbowl & Ladle Penelewey, Feock, Truro, TR3 6QY

T 01872 862237 Can cater for vegans with notice.

The Plume of Feathers Mitchell, TR8 5AX

Tel: 01872 510387 They don’t have vegan options on the menu but are happy to do them with prior notice. Expect a choice of two starters and two mains with quality and imagination.

Lily’s Of Truro 21 Pydar Street, Truro, TR1 2AY

This cafe used to be called Inner Tide, it has changed names and is now called Lily’s, This is what it says on the page: “We are a friendly, independent cafe, co-working business and meeting hub in the centre of Truro. You can rent a desk or the meeting room on a daily, weekly or monthly basis. In the cafe our menu focuses on great locally roasted coffee and teas, refreshing juices, smoothies and fresh food that makes you feel good. We cater for Vegetarian, Vegan, Dairy and Gluten Free preferences and everyone (especially dogs) are welcome.”

Please let us know whether they are still providing wonderful options for vegans! T 01872 27810

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