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Food Service

A New Trend Emerging? The Barn Becomes Latest UK Pub to Trial 100% Vegan Menu

A UK pub near Rugby, Warwickshire, is set to become the latest to adopt a fully plant-based menu. The Barn will serve animal-free dishes throughout the month of February. The pub has already begun offering plant-based meals by default, with a surcharge of £2 to adapt a dish to a non-vegan diet. A vegan carvery is hosted every Sunday, with meat-based options available but prepared out of sight in the kitchen. Now, The Barn plans to drop meat altogether for a month after its plant-based options proved hugely popular with the vegan community. It appears that the change may be made permanent if the trial is successful. The menu includes risotto, tofu fish and chips, vegan sausages and mash, and a choice of three plant-based …


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Gastronomy & Food Service

Traditional Pub Goes Fully Vegan After “Astonishing” Success of Veganuary Menu

South Wales pub goes fully vegan for good, offering plant-based carbonara, kievs, burgers, and more.  When The Queen Inn in Cwmbran, South Wales, decided to make its entire menu vegan for the month of January, the shift was intended to be temporary. But following an “astonishing response”, with the pub fully booked for the entire month, owners the Edwards family have decided to make the transition permanent. Customers have driven for hours, coming from as far afield as Scotland, to sample the new menu. Ryan Edwards, who runs The Queen Inn with his parents Jane and Gareth, told WalesOnline that fully vegan pubs are still a rarity. “We decided it was worth taking the risk for January because it’s always likely to be a quiet …