The Art House cafe is 100% vegan.
Being an ethical space it makes sense to keep meat and dairy off the menu. Vegan food has a far, far lower carbon footprint than meals containing animal products and we worked out that, by feeding people in this way, we could make a surprising contribution to carbon reduction.
One of our Directors, Ziggy, who has always been the ‘Food Director’, is a long time vegan and came on board to found The Art House because she saw an opportunity to do what she does best – promote vegan food by giving people delicious plates of it to enjoy.
So, here’s the current situation:
Our recipes and are devised and all ingredients are checked by two vegan chefs and our kitchen has no dairy, eggs or meat prepared in it ever. You can be reassured that your meal is not cooked alongside or cross contaminated and that you are not funding a place that also serves animal products.
We’re so proud of the fact that we’ve been able to do this and keep a very, very high standard of freshly cooked, minimally processed food on the menu. We also have plenty of non-vegans testing the food to ensure that flavour is never compromised, it is all very delicious.
Unlike many places who claim to serve vegan food but are careless (or downright dishonest) about it, we are committed to making all our food fully vegan, whilst still remaining able to cater for our (mostly not even veggie!) customers.
Although our crew are a spectrum of veggie, vegan, omni and flexi, all co-ordinators are hired on the understanding that they are supportive of plant-based lifestyles and all are fully trained in catering for vegans.
Our Sundays roasts are always 100% dairy free, so are our soups, all our specials and the sausage rolls! Oh yes, the cakes too, the coffees, all of it.