Vegan Fish Options in Cafés and Restaurants (UK)

Not sure where to find vegan fish alternatives? You’ve come to the right plaice!

kale, avocado and cucumber sushi
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Thanks to documentaries like Seaspiracy highlighting the cruelty involved in fish farming, as well as the ecological damage caused by overfishing, many people are rethinking their dietary choices.

The good news is that it’s never been easier to swap out seafood for ethical, eco-friendly and healthier alternatives.

Many supermarkets, restaurant chains and local eateries offer realistic and delicious vegan fish alternatives, from sushi and squid to burgers and sandwiches. We’ve put them all in one handy guide for you. Happy eating!

Chains with Vegan Fish Alternatives


When you’re in need of a grab-and-go lunch, try Itsu’s options.

  • Avo baby rolls
  • Veggie dragon roll
  • Veggie sushi collection
Itsu Vegan Sushi
Image Credit: Itsu


You’ll find a fantastic vegan sushi range at Wasabi restaurants around the UK.

  • Vegan Xalmon Harmony Set
  • Vegan Mini Xalmon Set
  • Vegan Cucumber Hosomaki Set
  • Vegan Avocado Hosomaki Set
  • Veggie Roll Set
  • Vegan Yasai Roll Set
  • Seaweed Onigiri
Wasabi Zalmon
Image Credit: Wasabi

YO! Sushi

YO! (Formerly YO! Sushi) doesn’t have a direct fish replacement but there are lots of vegan sushi options:

  • Pr*wn Crackers
  • Roasted Red Pepper Nigiri
  • Yasai Roll
  • Yasai Hand Roll
  • Avocado Maki
  • Cucumber Maki
Yo! vegan sushi rolls
Image Credit: YO!

Regional Fish Alternatives

There are plenty of vegan seafood options around the UK to look out for – perfect if you’re travelling.

Unity Diner (London)

You’re truly spoiled for choice at Unity Diner!

  • Smoked Salmon
  • Tofish Bites
  • OMNI Crab Cakes
  • Sweet Chilli Calamari Rings
  • Melty Tuna Mac Bites
  • Pan-Seared Cod Fillet
  • Tofish & Chips
  • Lobster Mac ‘n’ Cheese
Unity Diner Fish & Chips

The Queen Inn (Cwmbran, South Wales)

This Welsh pub went vegan for Veganuary 2022 and it was so successful that they decided to make it a permanent change! The impressive menu includes a vegan fish and chips option:

  • Battered OMNI F*sh Fillet (served with chips, mushy peas and tartar sauce)

The Hungry Horse (Biscot Mill, Luton)

When you fancy some classic pub grub, Biscot Mill’s vegan-friendly fish and chips option is sure to hit the spot.

  • Plant-Based Fish & Chips
OMNI Plant-Based Fish Fillets
Image Credit: OMNI

Greene King (Green Posts, Portsmouth)

If you’re in Portsmouth, you need to try the plant-based fish and chips at Green Posts.

  • Vegan Fish & Chips
OMNI Vegan Fish & Chips
Image Credit: OMNI

To learn more about plant-based fish alternatives, check out our Choose Fish-Free campaign.

Thinking of trying vegan?

Veganuary inspires and supports people all over the world to try vegan for January and beyond. Millions of people have already taken part. Will you join them?