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Trying Veganuary in 2022? It has arguably never been easier to give it a go!

Here are a few of our top picks for vegan friendly places to eat and shop in Angus.

Image: 10 Cafe Bar, Forfar

Places to Eat

Cashley’s at the Cross
Forfar
Serving the finest Angus produce freshly prepared from scratch on the premises. Cashley’s in Forfar can cater for your dietary requirements by modifying their main menu dishes, or you can choose from their dedicated vegan and vegetarian diners which have a separate menu.

10 Café Bar
Forfar
10 Cafe Bar is a super cool café bar in the centre of Forfar, with great music and atmosphere. Vegan tray bakes and cakes are available daily as well as hot drinks with oat milk available on request. Try a cocktail making party, or a vegan afternoon tea, and Vegan ‘Biteboxes’ which are also available to pre-order.

Visocchis Italian Cafe and Takeaway
Kirriemuir
Visocchis in Kirriemuir has an extensive vegan lunch menu including burgers, paninis, pizzas with vegan cheese and a wide range of desserts such as ice-cream, sundaes and churros. They also serve a wide range of coffee, tea, milkshakes and frappes with soya or oat milk.

Daily Grind Coffee Co
Arbroath
Daily Grind is a modern cafe & coffee bar in Arbroath, from the award winning teams behind Hard Grind & The Newport Restaurant. Enjoy cuts, clothing and now delicious food, home baking, retail and supplies all under one roof. As well as coffee, they offer a selection of loose leaf teas, milkshakes, smoothies and other cold and hot beverages so you have plenty to choose from. And what better way to compliment your drink than something from their bespoke food menu with vegan options, created by Master Chef winner Jamie Scott.

Picture House Pub and Restaurant
Montrose
The Picture House in Montrose is a great meeting place for distant friends, families catching up and a way to enjoy someone else doing the cooking and washing up for once! The serve food daily from 11am-10pm, and have a great variety of classic and modern food on their menu, including some super vegetarian and vegan treats!

The Rookery
Carnoustie
A very special treat and one for all the foodies! The Rookery in Carnoustie showcases the best produce Scotland has to offer, with some beautiful vegan and vegetarian options available on their menu. Family friendly and open for lunch and dinner, the restaurant offers a comfortable and spacious relaxing eating space.

Image: The Rookery, Carnoustie

Places to Shop

Naturelle Health Food Shop
Forfar
Naturelle in Forfar is a real treasure trove of Fairtrade, vegan and vegetarian goodies. You’ll find food, supplements, beauty products, gifts, jewellery and more! The wonderful staff are always so helpful and knowledgeable, a little oasis in the middle of town.

Autumn Wren Zero Waste Shop
Forfar
Autumn Wren in Forfar is an eco shop and refill store with a large range of natural beauty products. Focus is on organic and vegan products that create as little waste as possible. Also offers organic fruit & vegetables, vegan pick n’mix and confectionery and vegan bakes and pastries to take away.

A Longer Table Zero Waste Grocery Shop
Kirriemuir
A Longer Table in Kirriemuir is a zero plastic waste retail grocers shop selling grocery basics, such as cereals, grains, pasta, pulses, in season Scottish grown fresh vegetables, and ecologically friendly household and personal care products. A wide variety of gluten free, vegetarian and vegan options.

Sea No Waste Zero Waste Shop
Arbroath
Once upon a time, you could shop at your local greengrocers and get everything you needed without it being covered in plastic. Sea No Waste in Arbroath has taken a step back in time and are tackling plastic waste one paper bag at a time! You’ll find a great selection of general grocery and household products, gifts, books, and more, available via their online shop or in store.

Image: Autumn Wren, Forfar

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