Whether you stick to a strict vegetarian diet or simply fancy something packed full of healthy, nutritious vegetables, there are plenty of vegetarian takeaways throughout the city of Dubai. Here, we've listed three of the top vegetarian restaurants out there that all have a wide variety of vegetarian dishes.
1. Colour My Plate, Business Bay
When it comes to putting veggies first, few places can compete with Colour My Plate – a delivery-only restaurant that offers nutritious, hearty meals to vegetarians and vegans all created by a qualified in-house dietitian. Whatever it is you may fancy for dinner, chances are Colour My Plate offers a super healthy version of your favourite dish complete with nutrition stats.
For instance, there's beetroot hummus and flaxseed zaatar crackers, feta spinach pumpkin salad and even avocado "melt in your mouth" brownies to choose from. A particular favourite is the vegan goddess salad, made with massaged kale, goji berry, tofu, sunflower seeds, shredded coconut, quinoa, sweet potato and maple Dijon dressing. This particular dish is just 400 calories and is high in protein – ensuring you never have to feel bad about ordering in again.
Where: Colour My Plate, Volante Tower
2. Loca, Jumeirah
Just because you are vegetarian doesn't mean you have to eat at speciality restaurants that deal solely in nuts, seeds and grains. Occasionally, you want to try some international cuisine, right? Well, for anyone who enjoys Mexican food – and really, who doesn't? – there's Loca, home to all the burrito, taco and chimichanga varieties you can think of.
Loca are renowned throughout the United Arab Emirates, as they have two establishments in Dubai and another in Abu Dhabi. There are a number of meat-based dishes, but for vegetarians there are soups and salads, as well as vegetarian fajitas, chimichangas and chilli dishes. There are also a number of desserts that vegetarians can enjoy including banana empanadas and helado frito.
Where: Loca, Dubai Marine Beach Resort and Spa
3. Hippy Deli, JLT
Over at Hippy Deli, the chefs deal only in plant-based, wholesome and nutritious dishes that are suitable for any athlete, yogi or generally busy individual who needs a boost. Their top picks include the best ever beet burger, complete with cannellini beans, a beetroot patty and sautéed kale. Another is the hippy bowl, which comes with carrots, beetroot, white radish, cucumber, capsicums, mixed beans, lettuce and quinoa.
Plus, you don't have to limit your choices to evening meals at Hippy Deli as they also specialise in breakfast items, which range from banana oats vegan French toast to loaded breakfast saj. There are also acai bowls, Buddha bowls and plenty of other mains so you can guarantee you won't run out of delicious, nutritious vegetarian options.
Where: Hippy Deli, Cluster Y
Fancy something different? Check out the other vegetarian restaurants you can order from at Deliveroo.