Monart Has Recently Launched A New Vegan Menu

Monart Has Recently Launched A New Vegan MenuMonart Destination Spa

Want to know where to go to get the best dining options if you are a vegan in Ireland? 

It’s becoming increasingly easy to find good food in Ireland if you’re not a meat eater. The days of having to make do with a bare pasta dish or a dull side salad are long gone. From custom veggie burgers with your after-work drinks to a dedicated vegan menu in one of the country’s most luxe destinations, here are some of the newest arrivals if you're after plant-based eats.

Seasonal treats at Monart

Co Wexford’s Monart Destination Spa now offers a seasonal à la Carte Vegan Menu – for the confirmed vegan and those who just want a lighter option during their stay. The new menu is in response to an increased demand for plant-based meals (see above). Dishes will change seasonally but menu highlights include homemade vegan breads, a lentil & chickpea curry and a courgetti dish served with olive, artichoke, spinach, cherry tomato and red pepper coulis. Desserts are vegan-friendly too with a vegan passion fruit and coconut pannacotta lychee sorbet sounding particularly tasty!

All Monart’s à la Carte restaurant dinner menus are €45 per person excluding supplements for five courses. For more, visit

City Burgers and Beers

Dublin's Gibson Hotel has a newly launched summer BBQ offering which includes a vegan burger

Dublin's Gibson Hotel has a newly launched summer BBQ offering which includes a vegan burger

We love a summer BBQ and Dublin’s Gibson hotel, down on the quays, has been serving up the treats - with a view – for quite a while now. The newly launched summer BBQ offering, which can be booked for groups from 25 to 800, features a menu created by executive head chef, Igor Cikarev. It includes a vegan burger made with carrot, cumin and kidney beans burger. Served with tomato and lettuce, as any good burger should be, there’s also a gluten free bun to accompany it. Side dishes include charred corn on the cob, traditional coleslaw, marinated beetroot, and baked potatoes with chive sour cream.

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The summer bbq is €28 per person (with a minimum of 25 people). For more check out

Little Dublin Gem

Kevin Odgers’ The Planted Bean

Kevin Odgers’ The Planted Bean

Small but perfectly formed, chef Kevin Odgers’ The Planted Bean is developing a devoted fanbase (and has been on the Lonely Planet’s radar ). The 100 per cent vegan take-away shop, near Dublin’s Phoenix Park, is just open Fridays and Saturdays but has a mouthwatering menu that changes every two weeks. The focus is on refined sugar-free vegan desserts and vegan dishes with an American twist.

A small operation – for now – it's open on Fridays and Saturdays 11am - 5pm but we suspect that will soon change. Check out its Facebook page for more info.

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For an easy and delicious vegan recipe, click here