January is the perfect time to counteract the excesses of the festive season with some wholesome vegan food. Whether you are just trying to add in a few vegan swaps or you are a fully-fledged vegan looking for some new options, we’ve got plenty of fantastic fare here in Devon. Read on for the best of Veganuary.
Dining In or Out
Packed Kitchen, Exeter, has an ever-expanding range of handmade vegan ready meals to choose from, for daily, weekly or one-off deliveries to your doorstep.
Five Bells Inn, Clyst Hydon, offers a huge choice of vegan dishes across its pub classics and specials menu.
Bawdens the Bakers at Lucy Lou’s, Bampton has been baking vegan bread for over 70 years with 90% of their range suitable for vegans.
Twenty-Seven by Jamie Rogers, Kingsbridge boasts a vegan 6-course tasting menu with all ingredients locally sourced, wherever possible.
Amelia’s Café, Cofton Country Holidays, Starcross is dedicated to creating fantastic vegan meals for everybody with a range of vegan dishes on offer.
Cakewhole, Plymouth is a family run coffee shop and bakery that specialises in vegan and gluten-free options, selling savouries, including vegan sausage rolls, and cakes in store and online.
Food & Drink
All products from non-alcoholic drinks producer Sea Arch Drinks are suitable for vegans.
All of Devon Cove Produce’s Cocktail Kits are vegan and make fabulous postal gift boxes.
Powderkeg makes forward-thinking beer in a laid-back Devon style and has a range of vegan beers.
Salcombe Brewery Co.’s Sun Drop ale is a gluten-free and vegan dry-hopped ale that doesn’t compromise on taste one bit.
Clive’s is a 100% vegan bakery with a product range that includes the UK’s first-ever vegan Quiche Lorraine, a ‘Beefy Ale Puff Pie’ and Mushroom Nut Roast.
The Bay Tree has some amazing tasting vegan sauces to pep up your meals in the form of Vegan Hollandaise and Vegan Tartare Sauce.
Chunk of Devon has an awesome vegan selection box for Veganuary containing four award-winning vegan pies and four award-winning pasties.
Black Tor Brewery‘s core range of bottled beers are vegan-friendly and certified gluten-free. The range includes Raven Best Bitter, Devonshire Pale Ale and its original and best-selling Pride of Dartmoor Amber Ale.
Where to Buy
Bovey Larder in Bovey Tracey carefully sources all of their products with sustainability and veganism in mind. As well as all of the cupboard staples they offer oat milk in their refill shop and stock vegan pick and mix and chocolates.
Ashburton-based Postal Pantry Company wants to help make it a little easier for people to shop in a more sustainable and plant-based way all year round, with their online shop and grocery delivery service.
Devon Hampers is increasingly stocking vegan items and also launching a whole website devoted to vegan and vegetarian hampers.