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Our Top 20 Gluten Free Restaurants in the UK

04 May 2022 by Sophie White

It can certainly be a challenge to find somewhere safe to eat out when following a gluten free or coeliac diet…

…but with an estimated 1% of the UK population having Coeliac disease (over 650,000 people!) and many more following gluten free diets, a whole host of multi-cultural restaurants have popped up across the UK.

Instances of Coeliac disease and gluten intolerance are becoming increasingly common. Photo by Pixabay.

There’s plenty of restaurants to try, so we’ve compiled a list of 20 of the UK’s best coeliac or gluten free establishments to get you started, including many Coeliac UK accredited restaurants.

Here’s our top 20 gluten free restaurants…

Niche: Islington, London

Cuisine: Crowd pleasers with a modern twist.

  • An intimate and stylish independent restaurant.
  • A casual dining environment.
  • 100% gluten, nut and sesame-free menu.
  • Claim to be London’s first Coeliac UK accredited 100% gluten free restaurant.
  • Cater to vegan, vegetarian and low fodmap diets.
  • They pride themselves on being ‘Gluten free but you wouldn’t know it’.
  • Open Tuesdays to Sundays.



The Oxford Place: Leeds

Cuisine: British and European fusion.

  • A cosy and intimate family-run restaurant.
  • Coeliac UK accredited.
  • Seasonally changing menus including pies, fish and chips, afternoon teas and desserts.
  • Cater to vegan and vegetarian diets.
  • Gold Award winners in the Free From Eating Out Awards in 2018.
  • Open Thursdays to Sundays.


The Oxford Place is situated in the city of Leeds in Yorkshire. Photo by Al Elmes on Unsplash.


Indigo Restaurant, One Aldwych Hotel: Covent Garden, London

Cuisine: British.

  • An informal restaurant.
  • Coeliac UK accredited.
  • A focus on sustainability with food from independent producers and many foraged ingredients.
  • Seasonal and innovative dishes with a British focus.
  • Cater to dairy free diets.
  • Open Wednesdays to Saturdays for dinner and daily for breakfast.



Pho: Various locations

Cuisine: Vietnamese.

  • A chain of casual dining restaurants with more than 35 branches across the UK.
  • Coeliac UK accredited.
  • All items are gluten-free aside from the Chả Giò (spring rolls), Nem Hải Sản, Hoisin sauce, children’s chicken nuggets and some of the beers which are clearly labelled on the menu.
  • A focus on fresh, healthy dishes.
  • Cater to vegan, vegetarian and dairy free diets.
  • Most sites are open daily – check with your local restaurant for confirmation.


Pho is made with rice noodles, so is often a gluten free dish. Photo by RODNAE Productions from Pexels.


Bangkok Canteen: Gloucester

Cuisine: Thai.

  • A family-run restaurant with highly trained chefs.
  • Coeliac UK accredited.
  • Committed to sustainability as a member of the Sustainable Restaurants Association.
  • A focus on using locally sourced fresh ingredients.
  • Endorsed by the Thailand Ministry of Commerce for using authentic Thai ingredients.
  • Slow food cooked from scratch.
  • Won gold in the Free From Eating Out awards 2017.
  • Cater to dairy free and vegan diets, with plenty of organic options available.
  • Open Tuesdays to Saturdays.



Clean Bean: Seaham, Durham

Cuisine: Around the World.

  • A unique casual dining restaurant with 100% gluten free dishes.
  • Coeliac UK accredited.
  • A focus on high-quality ingredients without additives or refined sugars.
  • Champions of delicious food that is healthy, nutritious and uses fresh and locally sourced ingredients.
  • Cater to vegan and vegetarian diets.
  • Open Mondays to Sundays.


Clean Bean’s dishes are also refined sugar free. Photo by Mathilde Langevin on Unsplash.


Orbis: Stamford, Lincolnshire

Cuisine: Around the world.

  • A friendly dining establishment with a bar and terrace.
  • A tapas-style menu with world plates and food cooked fresh to order.
  • Signature cocktails and bottomless brunch options available.
  • Great Taste Award 2021 winners and Best International Restaurant winners 2021.
  • Cater to vegan and vegetarian diets.
  • Open Tuesdays to Saturdays.



Dakhin: Glasgow city centre

Cuisine: Authentic South Indian Cuisine.

  • A relaxed and stylish restaurant focusing on the unique flavours of Southern India.
  • Featuring Indian spices combined with fresh Scottish ingredients.
  • Their open plan kitchen allows you to watch the chefs prepare dishes.
  • 100% nut free and 100% gluten free dishes.
  • Cater to vegan and vegetarian diets.
  • Open Mondays to Sundays.


Dakhin’s menu features authentic Southern Indian dishes. Photo by sarthak from Pexels.


Ceviche: Soho, London

Cuisine: Peruvian.

  • A casual all-day dining restaurant and Pisco bar.
  • Inspired by Lima’s bohemian Barranco neighbourhood.
  • A focus on naturally gluten free ingredients including quinoa, amaranth and corn.
  • Not 100% gluten free. Dishes containing gluten are clearly labelled on menu.
  • Nut free dishes are available.
  • Cater to vegan and vegetarian diets.
  • Open daily.



Oscar & Bentleys Bistro: Canterbury, Kent

Cuisine: British.

  • A multi-award-winning modern British bistro with global influence.
  • A focus on creative, local and sustainable dishes.
  • 100% fresh gluten free food cooked to order.
  • Winners of the UK’s Best Allergy Aware Restaurant award.
  • Cater to vegan, vegetarian, dairy free and nut-free diets.
  • Open daily.



Oscar & Bentleys Bistro has been awarded for its allergy aware menu featuring nut-free dishes. Photo by Juan José Valencia Antía on Unsplash.


The Red Lion: Badlesmere, Kent

Cuisine: Various.

  • A dog-friendly family run pub with alfresco dining.
  • Coeliac UK accredited.
  • A focus on using locally supplied ingredients to create 100% gluten free gourmet dishes.
  • A lively environment featuring live music on the first Friday of each month along with regular themed nights and events.
  • Cater to vegan, vegetarian and dairy free diets.
  • Open daily.



Mommi: Clapham, London

Cuisine: Latin and Japanese fusion.

  • A creative fusion restaurant with an outdoor pocket garden.
  • A focus on flavourful Peruvian food which can be made gluten free on request.
  • Features collections within the vicinity created by their artists in residence.
  • An uplifting environment which is home to late-night DJ sessions.
  • Cater to vegan, vegetarian and dairy free diets.
  • Open Tuesdays to Sundays.


After you’ve enjoyed a gluten free meal at Mommi in Clapham, get your dancing shoes on for their late-night DJ sessions. Photo by Alexander Popov on Unsplash.


Paladar: London

Cuisine: Latin American.

  • A vibrant restaurant featuring indoor or al fresco dining.
  • A focus on 100% gluten free Latin American food with London style.
  • Features ingredients and flavours from Central America alongside innovative cocktails.
  • Artworks from up and coming Latin American artists are featured on their walls and available to buy on site.
  • On a mission to showcase the best of Latin American food and hospitality.
  • Cater to vegan and vegetarian diets.
  • Open daily.



Vigour & Virtue: Buxton

Cuisine: Varied.

  • A peaceful coffee shop serving coffee and cake as well as breakfasts and lunches.
  • Featuring gluten free and vegan dishes from burgers to nourish bowls.
  • Aiming to create a calming environment with drop-in art workshops and holistic therapies.
  • Caters to vegan and vegetarian diets.
  • Open daily.


You’ll find warming coffees, as well as gluten free cakes and dishes at Buxton’s Vigour and Virtue. Photo by Jeremy Yap on Unsplash.


Bonne Sante: Plymouth, Devon

Cuisine: World Fusion.

  • A modern restaurant with a focus on fresh food.
  • Features a mostly gluten free and vegan menu; a small number of items are available with gluten.
  • Highlights include their bottomless brunch and bartenders’ speciality drinks.
  • Cater to vegan and vegetarian diets.
  • Open daily.



The George Pub: Alton, Hampshire

Cuisine: British.

  • A traditional pub with a totally gluten free kitchen.
  • A focus on British classics including burgers, ham egg and chips and fish and chip Fridays.
  • Features regular events and live music.
  • Cater to vegan, vegetarian and dairy free diets.
  • Open Tuesdays to Sundays.


You’ll find British classics such as fish and chips made gluten free on The George’s menu. Photo by Sarah Stierch from flickr via Creative Commons.


Remedy Kitchen: Manchester

Cuisine: Multinational.

  • A relaxed restaurant with a focus on anti-inflammatory meals.
  • All dishes are 100% gluten, dairy and refined sugar-free and use high-quality fresh ingredients.
  • They work with seasonal produce and local suppliers to create healthy dishes from scratch to order.
  • Allergy and intolerance testing are offered on-site.
  • Healthy food restaurant of the year winner 2021.
  • Cater to vegan, sugar-free and dairy free diets.
  • Open Tuesday to Sundays.



Blue Joanna: Norfolk

Cuisine: Asian inspired.

  • A down to earth relaxed restaurant highlighting Asian cuisine.
  • An entirely gluten free menu featuring everything from Korean tacos to teriyaki mackerel.
  • An upbeat environment with live music, quality vinyl and dancing.
  • Cater to vegetarian diets.
  • Open Tuesdays to Saturdays.


Enjoy the vinyl music and dancing at Blue Joanna’s. Photo by Anton H via Pexels.


The Wheatsheaf:  Dallington

Cuisine: Pub grub.

  • A dog-friendly community pub with a relaxed atmosphere.
  • Coeliac UK accredited.
  • A focus on gluten free pub grub including the locally infamous pies, alongside light bites and traditional mains.
  • Regular events including quizzes and comedy shows.
  • Cater to vegan and vegetarian diets.
  • Open Tuesdays to Saturdays.



The Golden Cross: Coventry

Cuisine: British.

  • A welcoming Tudor style pub with traditional features.
  • A focus on traditional food made gluten free including fish and chips, steak and ale pie and Eton Mess.
  • Weekly live music, open mic nights and regular DJ sessions.
  • Cater to vegan, vegetarian and dairy free diets.
  • Open daily.


Have you been to a gluten free or coeliac restaurant worth recommending? Let us know in the comments!

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