Love is in the air: How to host a romantic vegan dinner for two

Read Time:   |  5th March 2019

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Planning a romantic night in for two? Take a look at our handy guide that will help you plan a delicious three-course vegan meal to surprise and delight your partner.

Starters & Sides

Thai Samosas with Cashew & Coconut Cream

romantic vegan dinner ideas

Crisp pastry parcels filled with a mouth-watering medley of Thai-spiced vegetables and served with a cooling cashew coconut cream that perfectly complements the zesty dipping sauce. Get the recipe here.

Vegan leek and cheese parcels

romantic vegan dinner ideas

These pan-fried leeks with garlic and cheese, wrapped in a crunchy filo pastry parcel and dipped in a luxurious forest fruit dipping sauce would make a great canapé for any dinner parties you’re planning. Get the recipe here.

Baked sweet potato salad with chilli, coriander and tamari

romantic vegan dinner ideas

This vibrantly coloured and flavoursome salad would make the perfect addition to your romantic feast. Get the recipe here.

Mixed vegetable and crunchy almond crumble

romantic vegan dinner ideas

Who says crumbles have to be sweet? This mixed vegetable dish with a tempting crunchy almond crumble is proof that savoury crumbles are every bit as delicious! Get the recipe here.

Mushroom scallops with apple and parsnip mash

romantic vegan dinner ideas

You’d never believe how easy it is to recreate that “fishy” seafood flavour of scallops using trumpet or oyster mushrooms. This is a great dish to serve when impressing dinner party guests! Get the recipe here.

Fennel Citrus Salad with Pistachio

romantic vegan dinner ideas

This fennel salad just goes to show how vibrant and stunning salads can be. Fennel and blood orange are a classic combo, all set off with bittersweet grapefruit, crunchy roasted pistachios and a tangy dressing. Get the recipe here.

Main Course

Lasagne with basil cashew cream and celeriac

romantic vegan dinner ideas

This is vegan lasagne like you’ve never tasted before! Basil cashew cream and celeriac add a delicious depth of flavour that makes this comforting dish a little bit special. Get the recipe here.

Nutty pithivier with watercress & pistachio pesto

romantic vegan dinner ideas

This nutty vegan pithivier might be hard to pronounce, but it is guaranteed to impress! Get the recipe here.

Sweet onion tarts with cream cheese & thyme

romantic vegan dinner ideas

Sweet onions are slow cooked and added to vegan cream cheese before being topped with a balsamic glaze and lots of thyme. The end result is a flaky tart that oozes deliciousness with every bite. Get the recipe here.

Squash risotto with crispy sage & eggplant bacon

romantic vegan dinner ideas

Risotto is incredibly simple to make, which is just what you want when you’re preparing multiple courses! This hearty recipe is taken to the next level with the addition of crispy sage and aubergine bacon to give a wonderful depth of flavour. Get the recipe here.

Wild mushroom ragout

romantic vegan dinner ideas

This sumptuous and comforting wild mushroom ragout not only tastes wonderful, it’s also packed with wholesome ingredients. Get the recipe here

Pan-fried pear tart with Greek-style vegan cheese and redcurrant jelly

romantic vegan dinner ideas

This simple vegan pear tart with Greek-style vegan cheese is quick and easy to put together but makes an impressive and delicious meal for a summers day. Get the recipe here.


Salted chocolate fondant

romantic vegan dinner ideas

Indulge your inner chocoholic with this sumptuous melt-in-the-middle vegan salted chocolate fondant… Get the recipe here.

Sous vide pineapple

romantic vegan dinner ideas

Pineapple’s sweetness is enhanced when it’s caramelised making for a lovely light sweet treat to end your meal. This sous vide pineapple is decorated with edible flowers and is served alongside a tropical sorbet served atop crushed pistachios. Delicious! Get the recipe here.

Vegan crème brulée

romantic vegan dinner ideas

Crème brulée is one of our all-time favourite desserts – who could resist this silky vegan vanilla custard pudding topped with a satisfyingly crunchy sugar topping? Not us that’s for sure! Get the recipe here.

Mandarin Orange Tarts

romantic vegan dinner ideas

Zesty, citrusy mandarin cream is beautifully balanced with a topping of sweet and fluffy meringue. Get the recipe here.

Rhubarb Rose Dark Chocolate Parfaits

romantic vegan dinner ideas

The gentle tartness of rhubarb pairs beautifully with dark chocolate and cuts through the intense creaminess of the chocolate layer. Rosewater adds a touch of romance to these decadent desserts. Get the recipe here.

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