Information for Restaurants

These are the results of a poll taken in the Vegan Dining Out (Ireland) Facebook group in October, 2021:

What Vegan Starters would you like to see on a menu:

  • Garlic Mushrooms – 97 votes
  • Deep Fried Crispy Cauliflower – 96 votes
  • Bread with Olive Oil/Balsamic Vinegar, Hummus and Olives – 77 votes
  • Tempura Vegetables – 72 votes
  • Mini Indian Dishes like Chana Tikki – 54 votes
  • Bruschetta – 47 votes
  • Vegan Tart – 40 votes
  • Soup – 39 votes
  • Nozzarella Sticks – 20 votes
  • Baked Potato Skins with vegan cheese and vegan bacon – 18 votes
  • Vol au Vents – 18 votes
  • French Onion Soup with vegan cheese – 17 votes
  • Mac and Cheese – 14 votes
  • Salad with vegan dressing – 14 votes
  • Falafel with hummus – 13 votes

What Vegan Mains would you like to see on a menu?

  • Tofu Dishes (eg. Crispy Chilli Tofu) – 138 votes
  • Mexican Tortillas – filling of black beans, rice and veg – with guacamole and rice/chips on the side – 73 votes
  • Pizza with vegan cheese – 68 votes
  • Burger (in a bun) with Chips / Salad – 67 votes
  • Seitan Steak (with chips/salad or roast veg) – 57 votes
  • Risotto – 43 votes
  • Chickpea and Vegetable Curry – 37 votes
  • Tagliatelle Carbonara with Garlic Bread – 33 votes
  • Lentil Curry – 30 votes
  • Nut Roast – 28 votes
  • Tofu Katsu Curry – 26 votes

What Vegan Desserts would you like to see on a menu:

  • Chocolate Cake / Brownie – 78 votes
  • Vegan Cheesecake – 75 votes
  • Vegan Apple Pie (with cream or ice cream) – 67 votes
  • Sticky Toffee Pudding – 52 votes
  • Vegan Ice Cream – 36 votes
  • Lemon Drizzle Cake – 31 votes
  • Vegan Lemon Meringue Pie – 29 votes
  • Crepes – 23 votes
  • Banana Split with vegan ice cream – 20 votes
  • Vegan Crème Brulee – 19 votes
  • Tiramisu – 14 votes