Are there any vegan options at Nando’s? You’ll be pleasantly surprised by the delicious plant-based goodies on the menu, from starters to mouth-watering mains.

The popular restaurant is well-known for its chicken dishes, but there’s also a growing vegan menu at Nando’s too. In this guide, we’ll share the meat-free dishes available and answer some commonly asked questions.

Nando’s Vegan Options


  • Houmous with Peri-Peri Drizzle Served with pitta bread.
  • Spiced Mixed Olives Served with garlic, peppers and mushrooms.
  • Sweet Potato Wedges with Garlic PERinaise Crispy wedges served with Nando’s creamy plant-based Garlic PERinaise dip.
  • PERi-PERi Nuts – Crunchy almonds, cashews and macadamia nuts in a fiery PERi-PERi seasoning.


The Great Imitator Wrap Pea protein PERi-Plant strips, served with plant-based Garlic PERinaise, lettuce and chilli jam.

Spiced Chickpea Burger / Wrap / Pitta A chickpea and spinach patty, served with houmous, red pepper chutney and topped with pickled red onions. Served with lettuce and tomato.

Rainbow Bowl Warm spiced grains and long-stem broccoli with houmous, rainbow slaw, pickled golden carrot and a sprinkle of seeds.

Spiced chickpea burger - one of the vegan options at Nando's
Image Credit: Nando’s


  • PERi-Salted Chips Topped with PERi-PERi salt.
  • Chips – Many people ask “Are Nando’s chips vegan” and the answer is yes! Tuck in.
  • Garlic Bread You may also be wondering if Nando’s garlic bread is vegan and they have confirmed that it is.
  • Spicy Rice – Lightly spiced rice to pair with other dishes or enjoy alone.
  • Rainbow Slaw Colourful veggies topped with a zingy dressing.
  • Leafy Green Salad – Fresh mixed salad leaves in a sweet, wild herb vinegar dressing with extra virgin olive oil. Topped with toasted PERi-PERi seeds for that little bit of crunch.
  • Long Stem Broccoli – Served in a garlic and lemon dressing.


Grilled Pineapple Succulent and sweet pineapple to pair with a wrap, burger or pitta.

Grilled Portobello Mushroom – A large, juicy, flavour-packed mushroom.

PERi-Plant Strips – Pea protein strips that taste just like the famous PERi-PERi chicken.


  • Mango Gelado – A fruity and refreshing vegan dessert to finish off your meal.

Are Nando’s sauces vegan?

These are the vegan sauces at Nando’s:

PERi-PERi Drizzle – A spicy PERi-PERi infused oil to drizzle on your plant-based dishes.

PERi-BBQ – Sweet, smoky sauce with PERi-PERi spice.

Garlic PERinaise – The infamous Nando’s PERinaise, but plant-based!

Chilli Jam – A sweet, sticky sauce with a hint of spice.

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This information is accurate on 05/01/2024

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