On the road; Being vegan in Seville

Seville captured our hearts. I don’t know exactly what it is about the city that we love, maybe the laid back attitude of locals or the architecture, maybe the narrow cobbled streets or the amount of things there are to do, maybe it’s the brightly coloured buildings and the roof top bars? It’s vibrant and noisy and busy but there’s passion in the air and lots of smiling. It’s a happy place to be…. especially for a carnivore.

Being vegan in Seville

Seville is also one of the hardest places we’ve visited to find vegan food.It has been a huge challenge and has required a lot of preparation and pin-dropping (google maps) to find vegan friendly food.  Seville has a huge number of boutique tapas bars that maybe only serve one or two vegetarian friendly dishes.  Remember also that tapas are small portions; the idea is you order six plus dishes and socially share and eat together.  In other words, if you just walk into any old bar, you’d be left ordering the same two dishes to satiate your appetite. Big problem if you’ve walked 8km across the city and spent all day on your feet and your stomach feels like it’s going to eat itself!

Here’s our list of tried and tested places.

Breakfast, Juice & Snack places

Milk Away

Great smoothies and slushies. You can design or own or go with one of their suggestions.

They accept cash and card.

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Iced mint slushie at Milk Away

Amorino

Soy hot chocolate, free wifi and nice seating. We camped here for a bit and read our books.

Accepts cash and card.

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Amorino where we had soy hot chocolate

 

Puro y Bio

This shop has a corner dedicated to vegan ice cream.  The cocktails however (despite being advertised on the vegan ice cream counter) are NOT VEGAN. The cones are not vegan but the bowls are.

Cash and card.

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Puro y bio’s range of vegan ice creams

Ideal for lunch

Alameda rock

I wouldn’t go out of my way to go here again but if I was in the vicinity the vegan tapas is quite nice. They frequently run out of dishes in the late afternoon. Cash only.

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Vegan tapas at Alameda Rock

Veganitessen

This place is located inside a market which was half shut when we visited. It’s nice and colourful, light and bright and unlike most markets there was no odour of rotting fish!

I am not a massive fan of meat substitutes or vegan-meat food but the kids really wanted to eat here. The food was tasty but I am always wary of eating vegan-meat because I know the ingredients of so many. We ate vegan burgers and vegan hotdogs. The kids really enjoyed it. They also sell vegan cakes. Cash & Card.

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Veganetissen market

Lunch & Dinner

Arte y Sabor

Nice restaurant and really good food. It isn’t all vegan but they label vegan and vegetarian foods well.  The portions are a little small and it is maybe a little on the pricey side for lunch. Friendly staff and cosy restaurant. Cash & Card.

La Antojeria

Good tapas and friendly staff. It has unusual opening days/times though. Location is a bit far out for walking and we were tired after walking there.  It is on main bus routes though. Cash and card.

Health food shops

Estraperlo

A health food shop and cafe/restaurant. A little far out but a lovely vibe.

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For all your toiletry requirements

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LUSH!

nueva era

Sells all the usual health gubbins that you might need!

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Nueva Era health food shop

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