17 places serving vegan fish and chips on Good Friday in the North East

It may be a Good Friday tradition - but for vegans, fish are friends not food.

By Ross Robertson
Tuesday, 16 April, 2019, 11:23
Vegan fish and chips at Little Green

The number of people following a plant-based diet has rocketed in the UK in recent years, and many others are cutting back on their animal-product intake for health, environmental, and economic reasons. With businesses springing up to cater for them - and mainstream chains bringing out new products to tap into the new market. Here we look at places in the North East serving vegan fish and chips. Those feeling brave can try making their own using this recipe from Bosh.

The family run vegan cafe and bistro has created its own version of fish and chips for Good Friday, which it says will bring customers all the flavours we without the saturated fats and salty nonsense. Booking advisable.
A hidden gem for vegans in the know, with vegan haggis and vegan sausage among the meat-free options on offer.
The North Easts first vegan pubs lucky fish and chips have been a firm favourite with customers since it opened. The fish is crafted from flavoured tofu, wrapped in seaweed then battered.
One of the Greene King pubs to serve the VBites fish fillets and chips. Only a the selection of the chains pubs stock the product.
Another Greene King pub serving the VBites fish fillets. The fish substitute is designed by the company owned by Heather Mills.
One of the regions first vegetarian restaurants now runs a chippy on Friday nights, with vegan fish and chips, battered vegan sausage, and vegan curry and chips among the options.
Hungry Horse pubs, which are owned by Greene King, also serve the VBites fish fillets, described as being made using succulent fish-free fish flakes
A Hungry Horse pub serving VBites fish and chips.
A Hungry Horse pub serving VBites fish and chips.
A Hungry Horse pub serving VBites fish and chips.
We are perhaps stretching it here, but these vegan-friendly Chinese restaurant offers plant-based cod among its veggie options, so you could get vegan fish in a curry sauce with chips for a slight twist on the classic.
A Hungry Horse pub serving VBites fish and chips.
A Hungry Horse pub serving VBites fish and chips.
A Hungry Horse pub serving VBites fish and chips.
A Hungry Horse pub serving VBites fish and chips.
A Hungry Horse pub serving VBites fish and chips.
A Hungry Horse pub serving VBites fish and chips.
Lots of places are now selling vegan fish substitutes, Check out the supermarkets and health food shops for versions by Quorn, VBites and others. Or have a go at making your own using the link on page one of this article.