Veganuary 2020 has brought Frankie and Benny's second full vegan menu, and this time it's as big a whole restaurant's menu! 🙂

Check out all the options below:

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  • Vegan Fry Up – Scrambled tofu, jackfruit sausage, mushrooms, tomatoes, baked beans, hash browns, smashed avocado, and brown toast.
  • Scrambled Tofu and Toast – A vegan take on a breakfast classic.  Add smashed avocado.
  • Sides: Baked Beans, Herb Potatoes, Fries, and Hash Browns.


While You Wait

  • Marinated Olives – Tasty little Mediterranean treats.
  • Mini Breadsticks – Basil flavoured breadsticks.



  • Dough Balls – Fresh from the oven, with a garlic and herb dip.
  • Garlic Pizza Bread
  • Garlic Pizza Bread with Vegan Mozzarella – With a vegan mozzarella alternative.
  • Plantballs Italiano – Flavoursome vegan balls made with oats, broad bean & pea protein, served in a spicy tomato sauce with vegan mozzarella alternative and rocket.
  • Vegan Loaded Skins – Fully loaded with red pepper, olive, and sundried tomato, topped with a vegan cheese alternative and served with vegan mayo.
  • Mushroom Ravioli – Mini pasta parcels filled with Porcini mushroom, spinach, dairy-free cheese, and garlic. Deep-fried until crisp and golden. Served with a spicy Arrabbiata sauce for dipping.



Burgers and Hot Dogs

  • The Smoky Beet Burger – Soya, beetroot, and tomato patty plus lettuce and gherkin. Served with vegan mayo and fries.
  • Viva la Vegan Burger – Vegan 1/4 pounder, lettuce, tomato, red onions, gherkin, and vegan burger sauce. Served with fries.  You can add vegan melted cheese sauce.
  • Vegan Hot Dog – American style 6” vegan sausage, fried onions, and vegan mayonnaise. Served with fries.


  • Vegan Margherita – Tomato and vegan mozzarella alternative.
  • Verdure – Roasted courgettes, pepper, and torn vegan balls made with oats, broad bean & pea protein, topped with vegan mozzarella alternative and fresh parsley on tomato sauce.
  • Calzone Vegano – Folded pizza filled with roasted peppers, courgette, soy protein, Neapolitan tomato sauce, vegan mozzarella alternative, and basil. Served with a salad on the side.

Pasta and Salad

  • Arrabbiata – Roasted red peppers, red onion, green chillies, and olives in a spicy tomato and garlic sauce.  Choose from Penne or Spaghetti pasta, and add vegan soy pieces to your sauce if you like.
  • Mushroom Bianca – Mushrooms in a dairy-free creamy garlic sauce and parsley.  Choose from Penne or Spaghetti pasta, and add vegan soy pieces to your sauce if you like.
  • Rigatoni Ragu – A rich lentil & soy mince ragu bake with tomato, grilled red pepper, red wine, fennel & thyme. Tumbled together with rigatoni pasta and smothered in vegan béchamel and dairy-free cheese alternative. Topped with rocket.
  • Mediterranean Lasagne – Layers of grilled Mediterranean vegetables with pasta, dairy-free white sauce, vegan cheese & tomato.
  • Mediterranean Salad – Couscous, bulgar wheat, black lentils, butternut squash, green beans, broccoli, and spring onion with a vinaigrette dressing.



  • Fries Double check with the restaurant you are in to make sure they don't fry their fries with the fish as seen in the comments below.
  • Sweet Potato Fries
  • Side Salad
  • Vegan Cheese Loaded Fries – Warm vegan cheese sauce with chilli flakes.
  • Garlic Pizza Bread



  • Chocomisu – Vegan sponge soaked in a coffee & brandy syrup, layered with chocolate and coffee vegan cream, and dusted with cocoa powder.
  • Apple Crumble – A sweet apple compote topped with vegan oats and a scoop of vegan ice cream.
  • Chocolate & Raspberry Lava Cake – A warm chocolate & raspberry sponge with a gooey top. Served with a scoop of vegan choc-chip ice cream.
  • No-Cheesecake – Unbelievably creamy vanilla vegan cheesecake on a crumbly biscuit base with blueberry coulis and vegan choc-chip ice cream.
  • Vegan Choc-Chip Ice Cream Two or three scoops.
  • Vegan Chocolate Chip Shake – Soya milkshake with vegan choc-chip ice cream and chocolate sauce.
  • Lotus Biscoff – Creamy vegan cheesecake on a biscuit base, topped with a Lotus Biscoff biscuit paste and crumb.




  • Mini Garlic Bread
  • 3 Dough Balls – Served with a garlic dip.
  • Veggie Skewers – Cherry tomato, cucumber and pepper.
  • Tomato Soup – Served with dough balls.


  • Spaghetti Bolognese Choose the plain tomato sauce option.
  • Vegan Pizza – Made with vegan mozzarella alternative.  Pineapple and/or Mushroom.


  • Corn on the Cob
  • Baked Beans
  • Peas
  • Mixed Salad
  • Fries
  • Sweet Potato Fries
  • Garlic Bread


  • Pip Organic Rainbow Lolly – Fruit lolly with cheeky hidden veg.
  • Pip Organic Tropical Lolly – All fruit, no added sugar.
  • Mini Choc-Chip Sundae – Vegan choc-chip ice cream, fresh banana, and chocolate sauce.

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First published: 27 Jan 2016
Last updated: 04 Jan 2020


  1. Thanks for sharing this info. I wouldnt have thought of going in a F and Bs because I wrongly assummed there would not be enough on the menu suitable for vegans.

  2. Thanks for the info! I’d assumed that you could ask for the garlic/paisley butter as a substitute for the Neapolitan sauce? Honestly me and tomato sauce never do well together (thanks to trying it when I was younger), so ideally for a pasta or pizza dish I would need something without tomatoes?

  3. We get creative when we eat out, most places are accommodating and a lot of the chefs like the challenge. We have problems with gluten free vegan though!!!
    Frankie and Bennies don’t do gf….or do they?

  4. Fries aren’t vegan I’m afraid, they are cooked in the same oil as fish etc… 🙁 hubby works there so I know this.

    • 2nd mistake by thehecticvegan in this post suggested getting garlic butter twice, lost all faith and trust in this post.

      • The fries are confirmed to be vegan, this sounds like an individual restaurant not complying with the company policies on the kitchen – I would suggest people check with the restaurant they are in to make sure.

      • I withdraw my comment re garlic butter, it is oil based as Rich says Prob confirm that individual restaurants cook fries differently, my local fry in the same oil as fish We didn’t have fries

    • Hi Martin, I can confirm that the garlic butter is vegan, it is made with an oil base rather than butter (despite the misleading name – I guess they didn’t want to ‘put off’ non-vegans?)

      • Thank you for replying I went there today with my daughter and they confirmed what you are saying so I stand corrected I wasn’t too impressed, tbh, and prob won’t go back but it’s good to know what we can eat there should we ever return.

        • Hi Martin, that’s good to hear. I have found Frankie and Benny’s one of the hardest places to eat at so don’t often go there – there are usually more vegan-friendly places around them to pick from! But I heard today that they are planning a whole vegan menu, so they have clearly seen veganism is on the rise! 🙂

  5. I went there today and ordered the Penne Arrabiata. Just looked online out of curiosity and their allergen list says this dish contains milk products… why?! 🙁 I’m hoping your friend’s info is right. Or maybe they’ve changed some ingredients since then? Or maybe their website is just glitchy as fuck

  6. I just rang to ask F&B (cardiff) what they had on the menu for vegans………and they apologised that they do not cater for vegans. No offer at all to make things up. So I personally wont be trying them!

  7. Went into F&B at the beginning of July and they had a vegan ice cream on the menu!! So pleased to see a big chain finally having a dessert thats not sorbet or fruit salad!!! The ice cream was made from coconut milk and is vanilla flavour. Very happy about this menu change


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