Pune, a bustling city in the heart of Maharashtra, has offered a variety of food to everyone and embraced the culture with their vibrant dishes. It has opened their arms and welcomed a global culinary trend of veganism and extended a diverse array of vegan cafes and restaurants. Nestled amidst the city’s lively streets, these eateries serve as havens for plant-based enthusiasts and culinary adventurers alike. Here are some of the exquisite options which you can not miss if you are in this vicinity.
Countryside Kitchen (Vegan)
This store and cafe should be on your must visit list when you go to Pune. With a wide range of cuisine options and pantry/grocery options, this is a haven for vegans. From Indo-Chinese to Italian, they have it all. The cafe offers competitive prices and affordable Vegan food to the beloved Pune foodies. They serve a wide range starting from tofu chilly to biryanis and Indian thalis. Must try: mutton biryani.
Address: Lane Number 2, Katepuram Chowk, Mayur Nagari, New Sanghavi, Pune, Pimpri-Chinchwad, Maharashtra 411027
The Vegan Life (Vegan)
A cosy cafe with the proper cafe food and serene vibes is The Vegan Life Cafe! This cafe is making life easy for budding vegans being a popular hangout spot. The cafe has Vegan milk options for tea, milkshakes, burgers, mock meats and sandwiches all at an affordable range. This is surely breaking the myth of Vegan food being expensive! I am sure this would be a must visit on your list for your next visit to Pune because it is surely is ours!
Address: Shop No 8, Shraddha Terrace, Sakore Nagar, Viman Nagar, Pune, Maharashtra 411014
Ekta’s Kind Kitchen (Vegan Cloud Kitchen)
Ekta’s Kind Kitchen serves homemade, fresh vegan dishes across Pune. Started by Sakshi Raheja, a vegan-entrepreneur, it aims to propagate veganism and protect animals from oppression. It was started with a goal to make delicious and hygienic vegan food available at a pocket-friendly price. Since their inception in September, 2020, they have only grown with over 150 items on the Food & Dessert Menu. Using locally-sourced ingredients, Ekta’s Kind Kitchen delivers veganised versions of popular delicacies. They serve an array of vegan fries, gravies, parathas, wraps, lasagnas and gulab jamuns. You should try their Tofu Tikka with Chutney and Kachumber, and Mughlaai wraps, these are the most loved orders from their kitchen. They make orders with hygiene and accept home delivery across Pune.
Address: Salunke Vihar Rd, Pune, India
Vegan Foodie (Vegan Cloud Kitchen)
If you are visiting Pune, you have to add Vegan Foodie in the “Order From” list. With authentic flavours and an amazing 100% Vegan menu, this cloud kitchen should not be missed. The Indian curries and desserts are definitely not worth missing. The menu includes mock meat like chicken nuggets, momos, continental mains and Indian curries and desserts. Do we need to say more?
Address: 33/A Wonderland Building, MG Road, Camp, Pune 411001
Vegan Cravings by Shilpla (Vegan Cloud Kitchen)
Vegan Cravings is run by Shilpa Jain, a passionate Vegan baker in Pune. She offers gluten free options on her delicious plantbased offerings. Indulge in delicious plant-based desserts from Shilpa’s Vegan Cravings, a home kitchen dedicated to healthy and mouthwatering treats. They offer a variety of cakes, cupcakes, muffins, and even classic Indian sweets like soy kheer and gulab jamuns – all made with 100% vegan ingredients. Craving something special? They also create custom cakes to suit your desires. Their menu is constantly evolving, so you’ll always discover new and exciting flavors to tantalize your taste buds. Don’t deny your cravings any longer! Order your vegan sweet fix today and experience the guilt-free pleasure of Shilpa’s Vegan Cravings.
Address: NIBM Rd, near RAHEJA VISTAS PHASE-3, near Ganga Kingston, Mohammed Wadi, Pune, Maharashtra 411060
Meethi Kahani / Back to the Basics (Vegan Cloud Kitchen)
Renownded and our beloved sweet brand Meethi Kahani is nestled in Pune offering a wide range of home grown Indian sweets that remind us of our childhood. Meethi Kahani was built and is run by Anuradha Sawhney after she noticed the dire need of Indian Vegan sweets. Keeping in mind all the health enthusiasts, Meethi Kahani is a home to all kinds of Indian sweets from motichoor ladoo to kaju katli made with minimal oil.
Address: Fatima Nagar, Pune
Sante Spa Cuisine (Vegan-friendly)
Nestled in the heart of the city, the Sante Spa Cuisine is a delightful retreat for both the senses and the soul. From the moment you step inside, you’re enveloped in an atmosphere of tranquility and creativity. The interior exudes a minimalist charm, with muted tones, natural textures, and an abundance of greenery, creating a serene ambiance that perfectly complements the cafe’s vegan ethos. The menu, a carefully curated masterpiece, offers a tantalizing array of plant-based delights that are as visually pleasing as they are delicious. Every dish is a masterpiece, artfully prepared with fresh, locally sourced ingredients. From vibrant Berry Very Bowls bursting with colors to decadent raw desserts that redefine indulgence, the culinary offerings cater to diverse tastes and dietary preferences!
Address: 1st Ln, near Dario’s Restaurant Café Bar, Vasani Nagar, Koregaon Park, Pune, Maharashtra 411001
Zen Cafe (Vegan-friendly)
Zen cafe knows what makes every vegan’s experience smooth– the vegan-literate staff, options in their menu which are vegan or can be veganised. If you land here you absolutely need to try their almond milk Chocolate milkshake and Café Mocha. Do taste their Spicey Ananas Smartini (which is basically Pineapple juice with hints of Jalapenos), for the platters you should give a try to Mezze platter. Their Red Sauce Pasta & Green Burrito Wrap are a hit! For desserts you can order Vegan Chocolate Mousse Cake which was definitely a ballast and a perfect last dish.
Address: Galaxy Garden, N Main Rd, Koregaon Park, Pune, Maharashtra 411001
World of Veg (Vegan-friendly)
Perched atop Shivajinagar, Pune, World of Veg stands as a rooftop multi-cuisine restaurant and terrace banquet, welcoming patrons to a vegan-friendly culinary haven. Boasting a breathtaking rooftop view of the city, the restaurant offers an unparalleled ambiance for a delightful dining experience. Renowned as the ideal spot to admire the cityscape, World of Veg provides both comfort and panoramic vistas. Their extensive menu features an array of delectable options, including must-tries like bruschetta, tandoori specialties, and pizzas, making it a haven for food enthusiasts seeking a memorable culinary adventure in Pune’s heart.
Address: 7th Floor, Ramsukh House, Ganeshkhind Rd, near Sancheti Hospital, Shivajinagar, Pune, Maharashtra 411005
One o eight lifestyle cafe (Vegan-friendly)
It is one of the most loved cafes by all the vegans in the city with great service, and a very refreshing environment. They have irresistible recommendations from their menu and most of their dishes can be veganised according to the instructions. They use fresh, organic, and all natural ingredients for dishes. You should try their black bean burger which comes with One o eight special sauces. They have Thai fried rice which is exquisitely made for the vegan and highly recommended by people. Their special One o eight original granola which is a must try from their menu.
Address: Pingale Farms, S Main Rd, behind Blossom Boulevard, Ashok Chakra Society, Iricen Railway Colony, Koregaon Park, Pune, Maharashtra 411001
Malaka Spice Restaurant (Vegan-friendly)
It is one of the favorite Southeast Asian Restaurants in Pune which has a lot of irresistible options for all the vegans in the house. The restaurant’s ambiance exudes a warm and inviting vibe, creating the ideal backdrop for a memorable meal. Their Vegan Pho, Katen Joshi and most recommended Than Crispy raw banana which is inspired by Thai cuisine. If you want to try something new then sweet and spicy okara needs to be on your list. Malaka Spice offers Chinese, Thai, Indonesian and Malaysian cuisines all for vegan with their precise requirements. If you are looking to explore new flavors, Malaka Spice is a must-visit destination that promises a delightful and affordable gastronomic adventure.
Address: Siddharth Chambers, Lane, off North Main Road, Koregaon Park, Pune, Maharashtra 411001
Cafe Paashh (Vegan-friendly)
Cafe Paashh is an absolute gem hidden away in the lush green environs of a quaint Kalyani Nagar narrow lane.The setting is absolutely serene and the ideal place for a quiet evening. The menu at Paashh is an amazing contemporary take on both Indian, Asian and Continental cuisines. The place also has a shop that displays and seeks organic made clothes and handmade ceramics. So you can treat yourself to retail therapy while also enjoying the experience. If you are in this vicinity then you can’t miss their mulled berries and kiwi drink. Another most recommended offering is Buckwheat Mee Goreng, which is delectable and makes the experience memorable.
Address: Plot No. E1, E2 Hiremath Park, next to Orange Ivy School, Kalyani Nagar, Pune, Maharashtra 411006
Chafa Cafe and Studio (Vegan-friendly)
It combines artistic ambiance with delectable vegan cuisine, creating a truly unique dining experience. From the moment you step inside, the cafe’s cozy and artistic atmosphere captivates you, making it an ideal spot for creative souls and food enthusiasts alike. The cafe takes pride in its diverse range of vegan offerings, catering to both vegans and non-vegans with equal flair. Their menu boasts a variety of plant-based delights that are not only visually appealing but also incredibly flavorful. From hearty vegan burgers made with wholesome, plant-based ingredients to flavorful Buddha bowls packed with fresh vegetables and grains, Chafa Cafe and Studio proves that vegan cuisine can be both nutritious and indulgent.
Address: A1, Aadit Enclave Building, Lane Number 5, S Main Rd, Koregaon Park, Pune, Maharashtra 411001
Green Signal (Vegan-friendly)
Green signal is a calm place where you can visit to sit down and enjoy your food without noises in your background. Located in the heart of the city with both indoor and outdoor seating. You’ll be treated with a delicious meal, having so many varieties from South Indian, Continental, to some North Indian cuisines. Some of the dishes on the menu are unique offerings. We ordered Nachani masala papad, lemon coriander soup, Panner chilly, Umbarachi bhaji, Kaju masala with rotis, and Khushka rice with dal tadka. Their Sunday menu is must try where you can have a quiet sunday brunch at just Rs. 299
Address: Apte Rd, Shivajinagar, Pune, Maharashtra 411004