The Veganuary Challenge 2020: Check Out the Latest Vegan Offers in Dubai
The Veganuary challenge in Dubai has brought many new dishes and offers for foodies who wish to opt for a plant-based diet. See the latest offers below.
Veganuary, a crowdfunded campaign launched by a UK-based nonprofit, challenges people every year to go vegan in the month of January, completely omitting meat, eggs and dairy products from their diet. Launched in 2014, this campaign has gained popularity in different parts of the world, as more and more people have been researching on the benefits of veganism and adopting a plant-based diet. With veganism and vegan dishes gaining popularity in Dubai, there are many restaurants in the emirate now offering special vegan options as part of their menu. There are also some restaurants which are completely vegan, providing both sweet and savoury dishes. To take the veganuary challenge in Dubai or to simply try out a vegan meal this month, you can check out the latest offers here:
Celebrate Veganuary with Zoco
What: This Mexican diner at The Atrium in Al Habtoor City is offering a range of vegan-friendly options. It has all the popular Mexican dishes, such as tacos, tostadas, fajitas, enchiladas, chilaquilies and garnachas, prepared without any animal products. It also has salads and cerviches for health-conscious diners.
When: Daily, 5 pm to 12 am
Go Vegan at Akira Back and LIV, W Dubai
What: W Dubai - The Palm has two options to celebrate Veganuary this month. Its stylish restaurant, Akira Back, which offers impressive views of Dubai’s skyline, is presenting guests with a vegan menu inspired by Korean and Japanese cuisine. Vegan-enthusiasts can have The Edamame Risotto with Yuja Sake Foam, Vegan Rainbow Roll, Beyond AB Tacos and various other dishes.
When: Daily, 7 pm - 12:30 am
What: W Dubai guests can also attend LIV’s Plant-Based Wednesdays every week, to savour a buffet comprising plant-based dishes like Moroccan Sweet Potato, Lentil Soup, Pumpkin Quinoa, Spinach Pie and Garlic Buffalo Brussel Sprouts, along with super healthy FUEL ME shots.
When: Wednesdays, 7 pm – 11 pm
How much: AED 195 per person; AED 225 per person with soft drink and chilled juices; AED 365 per person with wine and beer
Savour Premium Organic Vegan Food at LOWE
What: Located in KOA Dubai, Wadi Al Safa 3, LOWE is a contemporary dining option which showcases seasonal produce cooked naturally by fire. This month, it is offering a special, multi-course vegan tasting menu. It will also cater to guests who want their meals to be gluten free and nut free.
When: 20th January at 7:30 pm
How much: AED 320 per person excl. VAT
More Veganuary at Moreish
What: Located in Oud Metha, this casual dining restaurant has introduced five new vegan dishes for the month of Veganuary. These include Beetroot and Pistachio Crepes, Spinach Crepes, Strawberry Rosewater Waffles, Za'atar and Olive Waffles, and, Lavender and Rosemary Squares.
When: Daily, 11:30 am to 12:00 am
How much: AED 27-37 per dish
The Veganuary challenge in Dubai is not only limited to restaurants this year. The Organic Glow Beauty Lounge, said to be the first eco-friendly organic salon in the UAE, is also celebrating this month along with its 10th anniversary. The beauty salon only uses natural products and offers vegan-friendly treatments to women. This month, it is promoting an ultimate pamper package, priced at AED 410. By purchasing this package, clients can get ten services, including a toxic-free manicure, aromatherapy foot massage, organic sugaring for the underarms, organic sugaring for half leg, eyebrow threading, upper lip threading, an organic hair treatment, a shoulder massage, hair wash and a blow dry. The cruelty-free beauty lounge caters to pregnant women, nursing mothers, patients recovering from cancer, and any other eco-conscious clients.