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The Big Strawberry

We were very excited before going up to Stoke-on-Trent to find out there is a veggie cafe in Hanley!
Some years before we left the area, there was a great restaurant called Dylan's until it was sold & the new owners decided to put fish on the menu...
Dylan's for us was somewhere we could only really visit on special occasions as it was quite expensive -though delicious!

Because we were in Stoke during the long bank holiday weekend, we thought we would miss out on trying out this new place, but we decided to stay a bit longer on the Wednesday & had our lunch there...

And we are so glad we did!

The Big Strawberry is fab - not only is all the food vegan, it's absolutely delicious & doesn't cost the earth!
When we arrived, we were greeted by the cafe's young owner, Charlie who's lovely - very welcoming & bubbly. We were lucky to be able to have a chat with her about veganism, etc before the cafe suddenly filled up.

There is a nice laid back atmosphere & a library of books to sit & browse through - just perfect for us!

We were thrilled to find out that we could eat everything on the menu & struggled to choose...  

So Charlie offered to give us half & half of the wraps we fancied.
One half had a lovely Mexican veggie mince, topped with houmous & the other was a tasty chilli & coriander one.
This scrummy plate of food set us back £2.95! 
In Cornwall it would be over £5... And not half as good!

We love that we could eat with complete confidence.
 Charlie is passionate about animal welfare & is obviously as much of a foodie as we are.

She also plays the piano, so we look forward to going back & hearing her play sometime!

Very happy customers!

Thank you Charlie - we'll be back...

Kay & Sime
xx

Comments

Kath said…
wow looks smashing. Very reasonable too. Mex mince, was that soya mince? that's given me an idea for the half bag in the bottom of the freezer!
Doohie said…
That food looks lovely. I do wish there were more places like that. It's great to have a choice instead of just the ubiquitous vegetetarian lasagne. :o)
Catherine said…
That's fantastic when you can find a restaurant that caters to your vegan appetite. Those wraps look very yummy!
xo Catherine
Jane and Chris said…
There is a restaurant we go to for big treats. The owners are vegan, so when you order food you can do it without asking 100 questions.
Jane x
Hi Kath - Yes it was soya mince & the sauce was delicious!

Kay :)
Hi Doohie - We struggle down here, places are very few & far between... So we'd rather eat at home!

Kay :)
Hi Catherine - It's very exciting & they were really tasty!

Kay :)
Hi Jane - That's great! I suppose it's good that we don't have a decent place on the doorstep... We'd end up spending far too much!

Kay :)

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