Calling All Vegans! Hit Up These Eateries In Town For Scrumptious Food Spreads

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    While it is easy to find vegetarian-friendly places all over Kolkata, uncovering food joints that serve vegan-friendly dishes is a bit challenging. That’s why we went ahead and scavenged the city to curate a list of vegan-friendly places to hit up with your friends next time you’re eating out. Added bonus? They’re quite affordable.

    Ubuntu Community

    Founded by two environment activists, Ubuntu Community is the city's first 100 per cent vegan cafe located inside a narrow lane off Dhakuria. They've got Sahi Vada (dahi vada, silly!) made with peanut milk. The buns of their mini burgers are made using beetroot and spinach with a soya and a wheat patty between served with their in-house dip. From healthy smoothie bowls and black coffee to burgers, home-baked pizza, pasta, the traditional kosha mangsho and desserts, Ubuntu offers it all. 

    The Flaming Bowl

    The Flaming Bowl

    Bhowanipur, Kolkata

    Located on Harish Mukherjee Road (bang opposite Azad Hind Dhaba and walking distance from Balwant Singh Eating House), The Flaming Bowl serves food influenced by nine countries across Asia. Almost half the menu is vegan - go for the Thai Dragon Noodles, Phad Stew or Moon Fan Rice besides the several other options available. 

    The ON Cafe

    The ON Cafe

    Bhowanipur, Kolkata

    Located in Bhawanipure, The ON (Only Nutrition) Cafe serves a wide selection of Chinese, North Indian, Italian and Continental food with healthy variants that won't make you feel guilty after. Gorge on vegan, gluten free food across cuisines. They've got vegan pizzas, brown noodles, rice noodles, tofu wraps, gluten free rajma chawal as well as diabetes and cholesterol special meals on offer.

    Sienna Cafe

    Sienna Cafe

    Park Street Area, Kolkata

    Located in Hindustan Park, Sienna Cafe is a small yet cosy eatery that also serves amazing vegan food. Choose from a sumptuous selection of salads, mains and beverages. You can substitute your regular milk with almond milk for coffee and tea. They've also got vegan desserts on offer. Sienna can also make a vegan preparation for specific dishes.

    The Daily

    The Daily

    Kalighat, Kolkata

    From hummus platters to salads, The Daily offers cruelty-free food options as well. Health freaks can try the Keen-Waah salad made of quinoa, red cabbage, cherry tomatoes, olives, leaves, lemon dressing and fresh herbs. There's a Warm Granary salad too as well as Baba Toast. For desserts, they've got berry cakes made using vegan almond milk and whipped cream.

    FabCafe By Fabindia

    Fabcafe offers a lot of options for vegans. Beetroot idlis, vegan upma and parathas, smoothie bowls, boiled quinoa, multigrain parathas, quinoa rotis and more. They've also got Vegan Chai made using almond milk and jaggery, as well as Vegan Cold Coffee sweetened using dates. Also, try their vegan ice creams and desserts.