Here at Independent Birmingham we strive to bring you the greatest of everything from in and around our fantastic city.

We love discovering new places, new favourite dishes, and beautiful plates of food. Having ruined your diets with our previous (ridiculously mouth-watering) article: 73 dishes in Birmingham you need to eat before you die – we decided to further expand your waistlines with our ode to plant-based eats in Brum. Introducing The Ultimate Guide To Vegan Food In Birmingham: 50 Dishes You NEED To Eat Before You Die.

So, in no particular order, scroll down for the ultimate in vegan food porn.

Warning: this article will make you VERY hungry and may result in loss of money due to purchasing of all the food.

Note: Whilst many businesses have now reopened, some are yet to do so. Social distancing is still in place and very important, please check each individual business’ website for their up-to-date opening times and safety measures prior to visiting. Some businesses may require you to make a booking in advance.

Middle Eastern Buddha Bowl – Medicine Bakery + Gallery

IB Deal: 10% off takeaway baked goods.

Salt and Pepper Tofu Bao – Tiger Bites Pig

IB Deal: 10% off the bill when you spend £10 or more (Monday – Thursday).

Vegan Pizza – Baked In Brick

IB Deal: 15% off the bill.

Sticky Avo Burger – Wayland’s Yard

IB Deal: 10% off the bill.

Golden Tofu Avocado Poke – Yakinori

IB Deal: 10% off the bill.

Onion Bhajis – Zindiya

IB Deal: 20% off the bill (Tuesday – Thursday).

Deep Fried Pickled Tofu Burger with lettuce, tomato, white onion, vegan sriracha mayo and vegan cheese on a vegan bun – Original Patty Men

Katsu Burger With Vegan Cheese – Plant And Pulse

IB Deal: 25% off the bill (valid on pre-orders for collection only, quote IB25 to redeem – October only, see IB profile for full details).

Bish Burger – BA-HA

Vegan “Fish” Finger Sandwich – The Warehouse Cafe

Steamed Jhol Momo – Jojolapa Nepalese Bar and Kitchen

Vietnamese “Chicken” Salad Vermicelli – Cafe Soya

Chef’s Menu – Land

IB Deal: 10% off food when dining on the chef’s menu or set menu.

Roasted Cauliflower, romesco sauce, pomegranate, pumpkin and sunflower seeds – Saint Pauls House

IB Deal: 20% off food (Sunday – Thursday).

Vegan Chosen Menu – Harborne Kitchen

Superfood Salad – The Village

IB Deal: 10% off food (Monday – Friday).

Vegan Sweets From Yumintum – The Clean Kilo

Photo: Dominika Kublova

IB Deal: A choice of free gifts when you spend over £20.

Tamarind Cauiflower – Eat Vietnam

Seasonal Vegan Pizzas – POLI

Vegan Full English – Ju Ju’s Cafe

Pot Roast Celeriac, Rice Vinegar Pickled Carrot, Miso Mayonnaise, Steamed Jasmine Rice – Kanteen

IB Deal: A free hot drink with any brunch ordered.

Vegan Cinnamon Bun – Faculty

Vegan Mexican Feast – Bodega Cantina

IB Deal: 20% off food (Sunday – Thursday, 12pm – 6pm)

Bakwan (vegetable fritters) – Ngopi

IB Deal: 2-for-1 on all coffees AND 20% off retail bags of coffee.

Vegan Brunch – Cherry Reds

Photo: (IG:@healing.with.houmous)

IB Deal: A free pint of cask ale, lager, cider or draught soft drink with your main meal.

Vegan Cakes – The Early Bird Bakery

IB Deal: 10% off the bill.

Spicy Peanut Butter Noodles – Gas Street Social

IB Deal: A free cocktail, craft beer or glass of wine when purchasing any main course (three social plates is equivalent to a main course) – see IB profile for a list of drinks included in this offer.

Sauteed Mushrooms on Toast with Shallot and Tarragon – The Oyster Club

IB Deal: 15% off the bill (Sunday – Thursday) – excluding caviar and set menus.

Singapore Carrot Cake – The Blue Piano

Trinidadian Black Bean, Sweet Potato and Coconut Milk Curry – The Old Crown

IB Deal: 15% off all food.

Blood Orange Sorbet – La-Pop

IB Deal: 10% off the bill.

Risotto Con Funghi – Cucina Rustica

Sweet Potato And Laksa Curry With Mangetout, Pak Choi, Beansprouts, Crispy Leeks And Fragrant Rice – Marmalade

IB Deal: 10% off the bill.

Batata Harra – Syriana Restaurant

Vegan Tikka Wrap – Hookway’s

Photo: Tam Bernard (IG: @brumfoodtography)

IB Deal: 10% off the bill.

Vegetable Spicy Dumplings – Chung Ying Cantonese

Photo: (IG:@thegaztronomephotography)

Seasonal Dishes – Caneat

Acai Bowl – U-Juice

Appetiser Meze – Damascena

Sweet Potato Katsu – Earth’s Kitchen

Stuffed Vine Leaves – Vegan Munch

Daily Salads – The Plough

IB Deal: 10% off food 8am – 5pm (Monday – Friday).

Vegan Brekkie – Urban

IB Deal: Any Medium Hot Drink And Cake For £4.50 (Church St. And JQ)

Falafel Salad Box – Falafel Munch

Huli Huli Tofu Poke Bowl – Kuula Poke

IB Deal: a FREE Miso Soup (vegan or salmon/prawn) when you purchase a Sumo Poké Bowl

Bonus: Digbeth Dining Club – Everyone’s favourite street food haven is packed with amazing vegan options. Below are just a selection of some of the incredible plant-based dishes you could be tucking into each weekend.

Vegan Thai Curry – Buddha Belly

Photo: (IG:@pattymaster)

IB Deal: 50p off each street food dish at all vendors at Digbeth Dining Club.

Mixed berries with dairy free coconut yogurt on a coconut vegan waffle – The Bournville Waffle Company

IB Deal: 50p off each street food dish at all vendors at Digbeth Dining Club.

Banana Blossom Bao – Jade Rabbit

IB Deal: 50p off each street food dish at all vendors at Digbeth Dining Club.

Plant-based Caribbean Street Food – Leave It To Esmie

IB Deal: 50p off each street food dish at all vendors at Digbeth Dining Club.

Vegan Fried Chicken and Waffles – Vegan Fried Chicken

IB Deal: 50p off each street food dish at all vendors at Digbeth Dining Club.

Vada Pav – Goody Gujarati

IB Deal: 50p off each street food dish at all vendors at Digbeth Dining Club.

Loaded vegan flat doughnuts – Flats Doughnuts

IB Deal: 50p off each street food dish at all vendors at Digbeth Dining Club.

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