The Flower Cup
The owner of this cafe loves plants, they are everywhere!
Specializing in all-day brunches, I had a vegan breakfast of mushrooms, sausages, avocado, tomatoes, beans and toast (£9).
I couldn’t resist finishing with a banana and coconut milk pancake (£7.75).
Open: Mon-Fri 9am-4pm, Sat & Sun 9am-5pm; 61 Watergate Street; cutflowers.co.uk
Katie’s Tea Rooms
This traditional tea room in central Chester is set over three floors of a 14th century building. Ask for the vegan menu, which has many options.
Try the vegan spaghetti, using soy minced meat (£6.25), followed by a blackcurrant crumble with vegan cream (£4.50).
Open: Mon-Fri and Sun 10am-5pm, Sat 9am-5pm; 38 Watergate Street; katiestearooms.com
Crêpeaffaires has several branches across the UK and Chester’s is in the heart of the city.
Selling savory and sweet vegan pancakes, the Supervegan has tomato, spinach and mushrooms (£6.25), while the Banana Split has banana, vegan whipped cream and chocolate (£7.45 ).
Open: Mon-Sat 9am-8pm, Sun 10am-6pm; 34 Bridge Street; crepeaffaires.com
The secret garden
A hidden bar and dining room behind the Townhouse Hotel, with stunning murals of mountains and oceans.
In addition to cocktails and premium drinks, meals and afternoon teas are served. Enjoy a vegan afternoon tea (£18.95).
Open: Mon-Sun 8am-11pm; The Townhouse, 49-51 Lower Bridge Street; chestertownhouse.com
There are also other places to eat!
Other restaurants include Hypha, located atop the historic city walls and recently awarded a green Michelin star.
Popcorn is a bar/restaurant offering, among other adapted dishes, vegan fish and chips.
Urbano 32 is a well-respected pizzeria while Falafel Xpress offers several vegan options.