If you're embracing plant power, great news because we've got you covered with our top places in Ashford town centre you can find Vegan treats. Whether you're looking to improve your health or you're giving up meat for ethical reasons, Ashford has plenty of places you can find Vegan-friendly food and skincare products.
Shop opening times are subject to change due to the current restrictions, so make sure you check the businesses are open before stopping in!
This stylish Salad Bar located on Bank Street has a great range of vegan yummies to choose from.
Build your own salad box with fresh toppings including avocado, beans, falafal and hummus, washed down with a fruity smoothie. Something warming comes in the form of hot jacket potatoes or sweet potatoes stuffed with your favourite topping.
Salata is open for takeaway and deliveries.
Did you know that at il Pakkero make a wide range of vegan dishes? From vegan pizzas and panini's to vegan Tiramisu. There's a dedicated vegan menu to choose from, so what better opportunity than Veganuary to try this out!
The Beehive is not only a wonderful pre-loved clothing store, but it's a quaint spot for coffee and a cake too! Shopping can be thirsty work, so now you can relax with a drink and enjoy a tasty vegan cupcake.
The shop is currently closed under the latest regulations, but keep an eye out on the Beehive Facebook page to see when they will be open so you can try one of their yummy cakes!
Hot off the back of their hugely successful vegan sausage roll, Gregg's have launched another treat for the vegans amongst us - the Vegan Steak Bake.
With chunky quorn pieces and diced onions in rich gravy encased in 'light and crisp' puff pastry (96 layers, no less), this is a great lunch-on-the-go for anyone new to Veganuary who's missing their usual meaty lunch.
At £1.55 a slice, it's also a purse-friendly way to fill up, too!
Greggs is open for takeaway only.
In the mood for something hot? Costa Coffee's Vegan Thai Red Curry Meal Pot is sure to warm you up this winter! And for dessert? Try their Vegan Pecan Pudding Cookie.
Costa also offer dairy free, plant based milks including Soy, Almond, Coconut and Oat.
Open for takeaway only. from County Square
That's not all because Muffin Break also have a range of fresh vegan muffins, cakes, wraps and sandwiches, the perfect excuse to change up your usual lunchtime routine
Perfect for pairing with a vegan drink like a creamy latte made with soy, almond or oat milk.
Muffin Break is open for takeaway only from County Square.
The Little Teapot
Don't forget, all year round The Little Teapot in Park Mall can cater for vegan customers. Many of their menu options can be made Vegan-friendly, as well as dairy-free and gluten-free. Just pop in and see what's on offer!
The cafe is open for takeaway and delivery only.
Now you can enjoy vegan food AND be environmentally friendly by shopping at zero-waste, package-free company Bare Bazaar. Grab a bag, box or Tupperware from home and fill it with whatever takes your fancy, from oats, nuts and seeds, to dried pasta, beans and spices. Perfect for creating your own tasty vegan meal at home. Find their shop in Coachworks Ashford in the Dover Place Car Park, Thursdays to Saturdays.
The Body Shop
But being a Vegan isn't just about the food, did you know you can buy vegan-friendly skincare products from The Body Shop? Trust us, the fruity Body Yoghurt smells delicious enough to eat, the Himalayan Charcoal Wash will purify and cleanse your skin, while the Drops of Youth Sheet Mask will leave your complexion feeling hydrated and fresh. Browse the range online for click and collect or a delivery.