Zizzi Italian

Zizzi Italian: The complete guide to eating out as a vegan

Whether you’re vegan, you’ve got vegan friends or family members, or you’re just looking to add more plant-based options into your diet, there’s plenty of options available at our Restaurant Choice Retail Partner Zizzi’s Italian. Gone are the days where vegan options consisted of a salad and or a plate of chips – Zizzi’s Italian not only caters for vegans; they even have a dedicated vegetarian and vegan menu available upon request. If you fancy doing a bit of research before you go, here are some of our favourites:

To start:

No matter if you’re a pizza or pasta lover, there’s no doubt that garlic bread is the ideal accompaniment to any Italian dish. Zizzi’s Vegan Garlic Bread is delightfully garlicky with a hint of rosemary to delight your taste buds. For olive lovers, we highly recommend ordering the mixed olives which are served with sun-dried tomatoes for a delicious flavour combo!

Another tasty option is their Vegan Bruschetta which is prepared with fresh tomatoes, vegan pesto, red onion and roasted garlic on extra virgin olive oil-drizzled toasted focaccia bread. For lovers of Italian cuisine, vegan or not, this is a must-try!

For Pizza Lovers:

Anyone who’s been following a vegan diet for some time will be familiar with the term “pizza marinara” i.e. cheese-less pizza. While this is a great vegan option, sometimes you just need to have the full pizza experience; cheese included! This is where Zizzi has their vegan pizza game nailed with not just one, but two delicious cheesy pizzas on the menu. Each one can be made with a gluten-free base upon request.

The Jackfruit Italian Hot is perfect for anyone that likes a pizza that packs a spicy punch with vegan jackfruit pepperoni, spicy harissa, roquito chillies & vegan Mozzarisella. If you’re more of a traditional pizza lover, we recommend the Vegan Margherita and add your favourite toppings when ordering.

For Pasta Lovers:

Zizzi has two scrumptious pasta dishes on the menu, with gluten-free or whole wheat pasta options available for each. If you’re looking for a hearty pasta dish to sink your fork into, we recommend the Lentil Ragù. This pasta dish is served with baby sunblush tomatoes, kale & linguine and is guaranteed to please any pasta lover out there. If you’re looking for a lighter option, we’d suggest the Spaghetti Pomodoro. Not to be underestimated, this pasta dish is abundant in taste thanks to its speciality tomato and basil sauce.

For Dessert:

Two words that can make anyone following a plant-based diet beam from ear to ear: Vegan Dessert! The team at Zizzi are dessert masters which is evident in their Golden Millionaire’s Slice. Enjoy a chocolate-chip cookie base, topped with layers of salted toffee & coconut chocolate ganache, and finished with splashes of gold. We wouldn’t judge you if you went there purely for the dessert to be honest!

Drinks:

All wines (except for the Pinot Noir) at Zizzi are vegan-friendly so you don’t have to worry when it comes to checking for vegan options or sharing a bottle at the table. For cocktail lovers, make sure you try the Raspberry & Prosecco Mojito or the Passion Fruitini and thank us later!

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