Vegan Options At Nandos | Eating Out Guides | Veganuary


Many people new to plant based eating might think Nando’s is not suitable for them. After all, the chain is best known for it’s peri peri chicken. But fear not. You don’t have to give up cheeky Nando’s when you go vegan. There are lots of vegan options at Nando’s!

There are plenty of flame grilled and extra hot vegan options just for you. From olives to pea protein wraps, there’s something for all on the Nando’s menu. It’s easy to see why the chain from South Africa is one of the world’s most popular. Read our guide to find out more!

Vegan Options at Nandos


Perfect to whet your taste buds. These vegan starters are a treat!

  • Houmous with Peri-Peri Drizzle. Pour smoky PERi-PERi oil over creamy houmous and dig in with strips of warm pitta.
  • Spiced Mixed Olives. With mushrooms, garlic and red pepper.
  • Sweet Potato Wedges with Garlic PERinaise. Crispy wedges served with our creamy plant-based Garlic PERinaise dip.  


A game changer! This wrap is just the ticket for vegans who want to try Nando’s sauce without the chicken.

  • The Great Imitator Wrap. Tastes like our famous PERi-PERi chicken but made from pea protein. Served with plant-based Garlic PERinaise, lettuce and chilli jam.

Vegan Options At Nando's


A great choice to try. Lots of options to choose from. Get a cheeky side or two to go with your main!

  • Spicy Rice. Lightly spiced rice. One of our signature sides!
  • Corn on the Cob. Crunchy, crisp and sweet. Flame-grilled and served with butter.
  • Chips. Crispy and delicious! Standard or Peri-salted.
  • Garlic Bread. It’s dairy-free!!
  • Long Stem Broccoli. Served in a garlic and lemon dressing.
  • Mixed Leaf Salad. A mix of four leaves, sweet baby plum tomatoes and cucumber. Served with Balsamic dressing.


Extras can take your visit to Nando’s to the next level. There are so many great hot sauces for you to try. Why not add a few?

  • PERi-PERi Drizzle. 20ml. A smoky, spicy PERi-PERi infused oil. Perfect for drizzling!
  • Chilli Jam. Sweet and sticky with just a hint of spice. Great for dunking!
  • Pineapple.
  • PERi-BBQ. Sweet and smoky with PERi-PERi spice.
  • Garlic PERinaise. Our famous PERinaise, but plant-based and packed with a garlicky punch.
  • Vusa PERi-PERi Sauce. 125g. Our hottest sauce yet! In Zulu, VUSA means excitement and fire and this sauce packs an eternity of both. A combination of African Bird’s Eye Chilli, lemon and garlic in an age old recipe that will blow your socks off. Intense flavour. Intense heat. African spirit.
  • Extra Hot PERi-PERi Sauce. 125g. Our Extra Extra Hot PERi-PERi is for serious heat seekers, not the faint-hearted. Beware and be brave!
  • Hot PERi-PERi Sauce. 125g. Packed with flavour and fiery PERi-PERi heat, our Hot PERi-PERi sauce is the perfect way to turn any meal into a tasty treat.
  • Medium PERi-PERi Sauce. 125g. Packed with flavour and a flicker of PERi-PERi heat, our Medium PERi-PERi sauce brings the warmth of Southern Africa right to your plate.
  • Lemon & Herb PERi-PERi Sauce. 125g. Filled with zesty sun-ripened lemons. Our Lemon & Herb PERi-PERi sauce is packed with flavour. And just a dash of heat.
  • Garlic PERi-PERi Sauce. 125g. Packed with punchy garlic, zesty lemon and a kick of PERi-PERi heat. Our Garlic PERi-PERi sauce is one that packs a punch with a bit of bite!


There is only one plant based dessert on the menu. The good news is it is so, so good! Try it now, thank us later!

  • Mango Gelato.

This information is accurate on 22/12/2020. We will add more great food to this page when more is added to the menu!

If this page has raised your interest in vegan food, why not check out some more of our resources?

  • If you are new to plant based eating, please read our Eating Guides.
  • Find out about more vegan food at high street chains with our handy guide!
  • Want to eat plant based at home? We know it is hard to know where to start. So we put together a vegan shopping guide for you!
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