For day 4 of VeganMoFo, we were asked where we eat when we want someone else to cook.
Honestly, we don’t go out to eat a whole lot. I know some people go out to eat almost every night, but I enjoy cooking (hence the food blog!) and so we only really go out on special occasions, or when there are vegan events going on.
Sometimes we like to go to the monthly vegan market in Sneinton, Nottingham, where they usually have some lovely street-food and of course plenty of vegan goodies to buy. But other times, a sit down meal is best, and lately we’ve been turning to Zizzi for that.
Back in March, Zizzi unveiled a new vegan menu including a pizza with vegan cheese!! This was incredibly exciting to vegans all around the country, because we are so used to just getting “extra vegetables, no cheese” on our pizzas. Finally, we could go to a mainstream place and get pizza with cheese.
You can get a plain “margherita” pizza with just a tomato base and the vegan mozzarella, or you can get a pizza with three different toppings for just a little extra. In the one above, I had olives, balsamic onions, and roasted tomatoes. It was delicious, and the cheese is lovely and melty!
This autumn, they also released a new menu including a vegan lentil ragu, which I had recently. It was also delicious and a lovely addition to the menu.
They also do vegan side dishes, such as the above “Tuscan Potatoes” which are rosemary roasted and lovely. Plus vegan cider, pictured in the first photo, by Aspall!
One thing that is great about Zizzi is how they put a little sticker on all of the vegan dishes that says “vegan”. For those, like me, who can be a little paranoid about their food, this is a lovely reassurance that your food is indeed vegan. You can get their pizza to take out too, and they even put the little vegan sticker on that!
So, I would highly recommend Zizzi to anyone looking for not too expensive vegan food in the UK.
9 thoughts on “VeganMoFo Day 4 – A review of Zizzi’s”
Ah, I was hoping someone would do a Zizzi’s post! I’m hoping to sneak in a visit while I’m home. It’s definitely an exciting time to be vegan in the UK. Everything looks delicious! The vegan stickers are a definite bonus.
I’m really a fan of Zizzi’s after this past year. Did you know they’re doing a 30% discount on vegan pizzas for world vegan month? It’s impressive!
That’s an excellent deal! Hopefully they’ll decide to continue it for December…
Everything looks delish at Zizzi’s! That monthly vegan market sounds right good, too! We need to have one of those here where I stay! 🙂
Looks delicious! I love their plates too – I think I’m turning into my mum. Every time she goes to a restaurant with nice crockery, she picks it up and looks underneath for the brand to take note, haha.
Haha! That’s one way to make sure you eat all your food!
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I love when places label the vegan food. I always having to ask staff weird questions like “is the bread made with dairy or eggs” and they look at me like “duh no!” XD But there is always someplace that egg washes the rolls or something like that.
Exactly! So many people don’t even realise that bread can have dairy or eggs in so it can be hard to trust the flippant answers.