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.  


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
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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.

Mixed Leaf Salad A mix of four leaves, sweet baby plum tomatoes and cucumber. Served with Balsamic dressing.

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 14/07/2023.

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