With the new year in full swing, what better way to kick start 2021 than turning your occasional plant- based eating into a whole month of Veganuary! With that being said, we take a look at some of Abu Dhabi’s tastiest eateries and what they’re doing to highlight veganism:

Alba Terrace

Located in the Abu Dhabi Edition, Alba Terrace is serving up a plant-based storm with some of their most loved vegan dishes this January. Going vegan certainly doesn’t have to be limited. Foodies can tuck into flavourful specialties such as the King Kale Salad, the Lentil Burger and much more.

Location: The Abu Dhabi Edition

Contact: +971 2 208 0000

Fairmont Bab Al Bahr

If it’s a plant-based diet you’re embarking on this January, don’t worry there’s still plenty of opportunity to treat yourself. We seriously recommend indulging in this afternoon tea for two (vegan of course) whilst overlooking the most breathtaking views of the iconic Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque – the perfect place to dine while the sun goes down!

Location: Fairmont Bab Al Bahr

Contact: +971 2 654 3333

LPM Restaurant

Meat free is the way to be and that certainly rings true at this Mediterranean venue. Enjoy their newly introduced vegan offerings this winter with delicious delicacies all the way from Europe – savour on the sumptuous Cauliflower Salad with Carray Dressing or the Sweet Corn Salad with Pomegranate and Herbs for true international tastes.

Location: The Galleria, Al Maryah 

Contact: +971 2 692 9600

Coffee Club 

For a limited time only this, this international renowned brasserie is showcasing a three course set menu for all you meat and dairy free lovers at participating outlets. There’s never been a better time to take the vegan pledge and with dishes like the Pumpkin and Chickpea Coconut Curry who could resist.

Location: Various locations across the city including Dalma Mall, Abu Dhabi Mall and Al Forsan Village

Café 302

Go dairy and meat free as you feast on specially curated vegan offerings throughout the whole month of January at this quaint eatery. If that wasn’t enough, diners even have the chance to avail exciting offers including a complimentary dessert with each vegan meal purchased! We think the Quinoa, Beet & White Bean Burger sounds absolutely delicious. 

Location: Al Maha by Arjaan Rotana

Contact: +971 2 610 6666


Savour on a luscious vegan set menu combined with Lebanese fare at this exclusive eatery. Foodies are encouraged to devour the Vegan Kofta Kebab or the Hummus with Tahini for an authentic Arabian cuisine with a contemporary twist. 

Location: Rosewood, Abu Dhabi

Contact: +971 2 813 5550

Dai Pai Dong

Combining the vibrant Chinese tastes with quirky plant-based ingredients, Dai Pai Dong is bringing all the classics with an oriental mix. For any gourmands feeling adventurous, we seriously recommend trying the Braised Tofu  or the Lettuce Wraps – you won’t regret it.

Location: Rosewood, Abu Dhabi

Contact: +971 2 813 5588

Majlis Lobby Lounge

Serving up elegant all-day dining options, the glamourous Majlis Lobby Lounge is the perfect space to grab a delicious bite to eat. Overlooking stunning views of the waterfront, diners can pick from an array of plant-based offerings with a daily ‘Vegan Afternoon Tea’ and the ‘Vegan And Vibe ‘ each Wednesday between 6-10:30pm.

Location: Rosewood, Abu Dhabi

Contact: +971 2 813 5550

GLO & Hidden Bar

Savour on meat and dairy free specials whilst overlooking the picturesque Arabian skies  at this hotspot, for those foodies embarking on herbivorous journey this January, you can enjoy favourites such as the Vegan Sliders or Vegan Tacos.

Location: Rosewood, Abu Dhabi

Contact: +971 2 813 5550

Punjab Grill

Pamper your tastebuds this Veganuary as you indulge in Punjab Grill’s exciting range of plant-based specials. For the whole month of January, this Indian infused eatery is serving up limited edition meat and dairy free treats to all diners embarking on a health kick! We recommend trying the chef’s favourite, Palak Patta Chaat made from crispy batter- fried spinach and tangy tamarind chutney – mmm delicious.

Location: The Venetian Village, Ritz Carlton Grand Canal

Contact: +971 50 668 3054.

Stars N Bars

As one of the cities most loved sports bar complex, it has just as much of a vibrant menu to accompany the lively ambience. For a tasty bowl full of goodness this January, we recommend trying the Vegan Superfood Salad. 

Location: Yas Marina

Contact: + 971 2 565 0101


If you’re a gourmet burger lover, this place is for you! Combining fresh and natural ingredients with unbeatable tastes – there’s really nothing these guys can’t do.  Their V8 Vegan Burger and Beyond Belief dish are a firm favourite. 

Location: Yas Mall

Contact: +971 5 650 57849

Black Tap 

Serving up the most luscious comfort food, Black Tap is a must try for all plant-based fanatics. Diners can pick from an array of wonderful specials such as the Vegan Burger, and making sure they leave room for dessert – we seriously rate the Vegan Black and White Cheesecake. 

Location: Yas Mall

Contact: +971 2 446 5128

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