Welcome to the Ox In A Box Food Awards 2024 and here is our fifth category Best VEGGIE VEGAN 2024, as listed in alphabetical order: VOTE HERE https://www.surveyhero.com/c/vjffgywr

The awards will be held on Monday May 13 at the North Wall, with headline sponsors Goldstar Recruitment and Thomas Franks Ltd, attended by Le Manoir’s Raymond Blanc

The top three nominations from each category will be invited to the glittering ceremony where the winners will be announced, so get voting and pick your favourite. You can only vote once in each category so keep voting every day for all 10 categories! 

In alphabetical order, the nominations for BEST VEGGIE VEGAN 2024 are: VOTE HERE https://www.surveyhero.com/c/vjffgywr

ChickpeaKing Edward StreetOxford – This plant based falafel cafe is hugely popular with its pick-and-mix style dishes which hail from all over the Middle-East – from Iran and Morocco to Isreal and Egypt. READ ABOUT IT HERE Choose from pittas or bowls, with falafel, halloumi, salads and tangines thrown into the mix. Then add a choice of salads and deli toppings. The pricing is also really affordable. https://www.surveyhero.com/c/vjffgywr

Will Pouget at Chickpea

Eden Cafe, Witney – A much loved day time, family-friendly cafe for breakfast, brunch, lunch, bakes, coffee, salads, wraps, milkshakes, ice cream and so much more. A family run enterprise with a Kiwi slant. https://www.surveyhero.com/c/vjffgywr

Eden Cafe, Witney

Damascus Rose Kitchen, Oxford’s Old Fire Station – The wonderful Syrian food here is made by refugee women and comes from the heart which may explain why it’s so damn good, as well as being healthy, substantial, authentic and good value for money. https://www.surveyhero.com/c/vjffgywr

Damascus Rose Kitchen

Delhish, St Clements – If it’s good enough for Greta Thunberg, who was spotted there recently, it’s definitely good enough for us. This brasserie style vegan eatery is a popular haunt for anyone who likes plant based or Indian food thanks to its innovative and unique dishes. Food you won’t find anywhere else. https://www.surveyhero.com/c/vjffgywr


Gardeners Arms, Jericho – A stalwart of the veggie scene in Oxford, beloved by students and locals alike. Think big portions, meat-substitute style food – pub grub then with a plant based slant. https://www.surveyhero.com/c/vjffgywr

The Gardeners Arms

Green Routes Cafe, East Oxford – still the coolest place in town, its queues speaking for itself. Their brunches, patties and coffee have a cult following and there’s always a real buzz about it whenever you venture in. https://www.surveyhero.com/c/vjffgywr

Green Routes

Oxford Blue, East Oxford – has reopened this week as a plant-based pub, thanks to the guys from GreenBox, formerly of Green Routes Cafe, and there’s already a massive buzz around it. READ ABOUT IT HERE Early days but we have immense faith that they are going to smash it there. https://www.surveyhero.com/c/vjffgywr

The Greenbox team in the Oxford Blue

Punter, Osney, Oxford – Idyllic before you even go inside to sample the wonderful food. Beloved by herbivores and carnivores alike thanks to their international veggie and vegan menus which cater for everyone. The riverside views help, but the food speaks for itself. One of Oxford’s best! https://www.surveyhero.com/c/vjffgywr

Thai green vegetable broth with bean sprout salad, Nam Jim dressing and roasted peanuts at The Punter

Table 13, Wheatley – Going from strength to strength with some big news coming soon (hopefully a new restaurant space?) The ambitions that Georgia Gallacher demonstrates in her weekly plant based supper clubs is breath-taking, her elaborate and innovative dishes ensuring a cult following. A worthy winner at last year’s OXINABOX FOOD AWARDS. https://www.surveyhero.com/c/vjffgywr

Georgia Gallacher from Table 13 who won Best Veggie/Vegan in the OXINABOX FOOD AWARDS 2023 Pic by Ed Nix

There are 10 categories and we will be announcing one every day for the next 10 days. These include BEST NEWCOMER, BEST PUB/BAR, BEST CAFE, BEST RESTAURANT, BEST VEGGIE/VEGAN, BEST CHEF, BEST GASTROPUB, BEST EUROPEAN, BEST GLOBAL, BEST COMMUNITY FOOD PROJECT

You can only vote once in each category, so keep voting every day for all 10 categories! Voting ends at the beginning of May. Vote here https://www.surveyhero.com/c/vjffgywr