About Hendersons Vegan Restaurant

Dear diners, for bookings for more than 4 people, please call the restaurant directly.

With a reputation for quality built up over 50 years of serving happy locals, Hendersons Vegan Restaurant are certainly no vegan band-wagon jumpers on Thistle Street. This New Town restaurant is simply a family-run place serving truly first-class food in a friendly environment. Its consistent quality and suddenly fashionable philosophy have made it known to diners well beyond Edinburgh, so you’d best book a table well in advance if you want to taste superlative vegan and vegetarian fare for yourself.

Opening Times

Closed now
Friday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sunday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm

Address

Hendersons Vegan Restaurant
25c Thistle Street, New Town
Edinburgh EH21DX

Menu Highlights

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Starters

MARINATED OLIVES WITH ROSEMARY, CHILLI LEMON & GARLIC

£3.40

MIXED LEAF SALAD & SALSAVERDE

£4.50

SOUP OF THE DAY WITH SEVEN SEEDS SOUR DOUGH BREAD & SUNFLOWER SPREAD

£5.40

More about Hendersons Vegan Restaurant, Edinburgh

Whether vegan, vegetarian or neither, chances are you’ve heard about Hendersons already. Now operating a handful of eateries around the city, Hendersons has been serving Edinburgh delicious food for half a century now. Long before veganism was in and being vegetarian was a buzzword, Hendersons had already perfected food according to their own philosophy: delicious, handmade, satisfying and healthy. That philosophy remains strong today, meaning that their groundbreaking Hendersons Vegan Restaurant on Thistle Street in the New Town isn’t just a trendy vegan joint, but rather a favourite, family-run restaurant where carnivores and others can enjoy seriously good food and a welcoming atmosphere.

The draw of Hendersons Vegan Restaurant is becoming strong far beyond Edinburgh, attracting curious diners from across the UK and the Continent, so it’s best to book ahead if you want a taste for yourself. Perhaps the jewel in the crown is their famous vegan haggis, but Hendersons offer a classy menu that stands alongside most elegant New Town restaurants anyhow, vegetarian or not. The smoked tofu has a complexity akin to a well marbled steak, a Moroccan pomegranate salad is bursting with fresh flavours, moreish marinated olives, quality garlic bread and fine wine make it easy to forget this Thistle Street restaurant is any different from other top eateries in Edinburgh.

253 Hendersons Vegan Restaurant Reviews

Wonderful
5.5/6
253 Reviews
Value for money:Good value
Waiting time:Exceptionally good
Atmosphere:Excellent
Food:Outstanding
Noise levels:Pleasant
Service:Excellent
New"Excellent"
6/6
Davina R.2 days ago · 1 review

Great food and service. Staff are extremely friendly and helpful. The tapas was very tasty. Exceptional value for money. We will definitely be back 😋

New"Excellent"
6/6
Alison C.3 days ago · 1 review

Fantastic resteraunt with a lovely relaxed atmosphere and great food and drinks. Will defenatly be back to try the their dishes and all the dessert!

New"Excellent"
6/6
Andy V.5 days ago · 1 review

My first visit to a vegan (or vegetarian) restaurant... it was an absolute amazing experience. The food tasted brilliant, I will have to try again.