British pub company Wetherspoons, also affectionally known as ‘Spoons’, has added new vegan options to its menu to give patrons more choice when dining out.
The budget pub chain has expanded its vegan menu with the launch of a vegan burger, made using The Meatless Farm’s plant-based patties. The ‘Gourmet’ vegan burger comes topped with avocado, salsa and rocket and is also available without toppings for those looking for a simple bite to eat.
The new vegan burgers are made with soya patties by UK-based meat alternative brand The Meatless Farm Company, which launched its plant-based patties and mince in Sainsbury’s in October last year.
“We have spent the past two years developing a product that is delicious and unique in its category,” said Morten Toft Bech, Founder of The Meatless Farm Co.
“We champion texture and taste, offering an everyday product for the UK’s 22 million flexitarians wanting to still enjoy family favourite dishes but just eat a little less meat, alongside catering for vegetarians and vegans who are looking for tasty alternatives.”
The new vegan offering was spotted by Instagram user Alice.eatvegan who shared a photo of her meal alongside the caption: “Wetherspoons launched a new vegan burger and you bet I went straight there after work.
“I’m so glad restaurants are starting to stop launching veggie burgers as their vegan option and embracing fake meats! I actually really enjoyed this and would probably get it again.”
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It’s #internationalwomensday and @wetherspoonsofficial launched a new vegan burger and you bet I went straight there after work 🤣 I’m so glad restaurants are starting to stop launching veggie burgers as their vegan option and embracing fake meats! I actually really enjoyed this and would probably get it again.
According to Alice, the burger is priced at £9 and includes a pint of beer to wash down your meal with.
The chain, which has over 900 pubs across the country, currently has a number of vegan-friendly options on the menu such as curries, bhajis, wraps, sausages and salads and a ‘Full’ English breakfast.