Welcome to the useful links section of our website. The information and links made available for you here are aimed at building awareness and ensuring you have access to a vast and eclectic source of information.
Please note that by providing these links Freshfields neither advocates nor provides endorsement for any of the companies listed. Our advice to you will always be to research thoroughly and maintain an open mind.
Cruelty free living
In the North West
Birkdale Health Store
This small health store in the heart of Birkdale village, is packed with a huge variety of products. Caters really well for the veggie/vegan diet and for an ethical lifestyle. The obliging staff are more than happy to order any specialities in so if you don’t see it, don’t be afraid to ask.
35B Liverpool Rd, Southport PR8 4AG
The Eighth Day Co-operative Ltd
One of the largest selections of organic and natural vegetarian and vegan foods in the North West. They also sell cosmetics, toiletries, household, and baby products.
111 Oxford Rd, Manchester M1 7DU
0161 273 4878
This vegan supermarket is now one of the largest, most successful wholefood outlets in the UK. As well as a huge range of foods, they also sell household, baby care, and toiletry products.
89 Albany Rd, Chorlton, Manchester, M21 0BN
0161 861 0010
Purple Carrot Health Shop
This vegan shop supplies wholefood, fruit and veg.
286 Smithdown Rd, Liverpool
0151 378 8069
This organic wholefood shop offers a wide selection of fruit and veg boxes
162 Aigburth Rd, Aigburth, Liverpool, L17 7BR
0151 727 2723
Barnett's offers a wide range of vegan and vegetarian food, bodycare, and supplements.
133 St John's Rd, waterloo, Liverpool, L22 9QE
0151 949 0004
Matta's International Foods
Matta's offer a wide variety of foods, and specialise in ingredients from around the world.
51 Bold St, Liverpool, L1 4EU
0151 709 3031
Honest to Goodness
This organic wholefood shop sell a huge range of vegan and vegetarian food, alcohol, and supplements.
10 Market St, Hoylake, Wirral, CH47 2AE
0151 632 6516
Holland and Barrett
This nationwide store has over many branches in the North West, and sells a large selection of vegan/vegetarian health products.
Suma is a large vegetarian, organic, and fairtrade wholesaler. They sell a huge variety of vegan products.
Lacy Way, Lowfields Business Park, Elland, HX5 9DB
Lembas Wholefood Wholesalers
A vegetarian and vegan wholesaler
The Old Tannery, Unit % Whiting St, Sheffield, S8 9QR
0114 258 6056
All vegan shop selling thousands of vegan items, of which many are fair trade and organic.
49 High St, Porthmadog, LL49 9LR
01766 515 195
Naturally Good Food
On line wholefood shop, with a huge range of vegan products.
The Haybarn, Bretford, Rugby CV23 0JU
02476 541 990
This vegan/vegetarian on line store has a large range of foods and shoes.
I Wesley Way, Benton Square, Benton, tyne and Wear, NE12 9TA
0191 603 0577
The Vegan Store
As the name suggests, this is a one-stop vegan on line shop which sells everything from footwear and cosmetics, to chocolate and suncream.
Vegan Store Ltd, PO Box 110, Rottingdean, Brighton, BN1 9AZ
Animal Aid is a campaigning organisation, which also runs a very well stocked vegan on line store - selling just about everything!
This vegan on line shop sells footwear, clothing, belts, jewellery, bags....
01570 471 155
An all vegan on line shop with a huge variety of shoes, boots, sandals, clogs, and much more!
2 Avenue Gardens, London, SW14 8BP
0208 286 9947
You're So Vegan
This on line store sell clothes, bags, shoes, and accessories.
0208 287 1481
Handmade vegan soaps that are cruelty-free, gluten-free and bee friendly (the packaging is impregnated with bee-friendly seeds, just toss it in your garden where it will break down and the seeds hopefully grow). Ships to the UK too.
Vx describes itself as the first vegan only boutique in London, promoting a 100% vegan life style. They offer a mail order service.
73 Caledonian Rd, London, N1 9BT
020 7833 2315
Actually all vegan, this shop also has a selection of bags, belts, and jackets too.
12 Gardner St, Brighton, BN1 1UP
01273 685 685, mail order – 01273 691 913
This is a luxury, designer shoe store which sells only vegan footwear. Prices are sky high – but delivery is free!
59 Lansdowne Place, Hove, BN3 1FL
01273 778 837
Up market vegan footwear for men and women.
Palmerston Rd, London, SW14 7PZ
020 8251 9407
Designer clothes, footwear, bags, and perfume created by a vegan designer.
11 outlets in the UK; 3 in Manchester, 8 in London.
An Italian vegan shoe company, only available on line. They also sell bags, belts, and accessories.
The Third Estate
This London shop sells ethical clothing and vegan footwear.
27 Brecknock Rd, London N7 0BT
020 3620 2361
Luxurious handbags made with the finest craftsmanship, ethically produced using recycled plastic bottles.
(https://www.veganrunners.org.uk/) provide the following information about vegan athletic shoes -
This shops sells a range of vegan cosmetics, skincare, perfume, and gift sets.
3 Shepherds Lane, Chester
07961 059 753
Honesty offer a huge range of vegan cosmetics and beauty products. You will find their ranges in many health food stores, but you can also buy on line.
Lumford Mill, Riverside Business Park, Bakewell, DE45 1GS
01629 814 888
Beauty without Cruelty
This company provide an entirely vegan range of cosmetics. They are available in many health stores but also on line.
Unit 10, Gamma Terrace, West Rd, Ipswich, IP3 9SX
01473 271 500
Green People product a huge range of organic skin care products, many of which are vegan.
01403 740 350
Dolma's range of perfume is completely cruelty free and vegan.
43 High Street, Uppermill, Lancashire OL3 6HS
0800 246 1935
This range of cosmetics to completely cruelty free, all the vegan items are marked with a vegan symbol. Barry M is available in high street shops and on line.
This is Superdrugs own range of cosmetics, available in all stores, it is entirely cruelty free and vegan.
On the High Street
Since 1985 and 1997 respectively, none of the Co-op's own brand toiletry or household products or their ingredients have been tested on animals. These products are also clearly marked suitable for vegan's or vegetarians.
Superdrug has a no animal testing policy for all its own brand toiletries. They are clearly marked if suitable for vegan's/vegetarians. They also produce their own cosmetic range 'B', which is completely vegan.
Marks and Spencer
M&S have a non animal testing policy for all of their beauty and household products. No individual ingredients in these products have been tested on animals since 2006. Autograph and Per Una perfumes are vegan, but please email them for an up to date list of other vegan items.
Lush have a strict non animal testing policy for all its products and their ingredients, they will also not but ingredients from companies that do test. All products suitable for vegans are marked 'vegan'.
Astonish household products are all cruelty free and vegan. These are widely available on the high street – and pretty cheap too!
The Egg Vegetarian/Vegan cafe
Top Floor, 16-18 Newington, L1 4ED
0151 707 2755
The Bagelry, Vegetarian/Vegan
42 Nelson Street, L1 5DN
0151 306 5723
Maguires Pizza Bar Vegetarian/Vegan options
77 Renshaw St, L1 2SJ
Zizzi Italian Pizza, Vegetarian/Vegan options
14 Paradise St, L1 8JF
0151 707 8115
Green Days Cafe Vegetarian/Vegan options
Little Parkfield Rd, L17 8US
The Lounges cafe bar, Vegan menu available
Brasco Lounge, 27a Mann Island, Liverpool Waterfront, L3 1BP, 0151 365 085
Milo Lounge, 88-90 Lark Lane, L17 8UU, 0151 727 2285
Marino Lounge, 5 Marine Point, kings Parade, Wallasey, CH45 2PB, 0151 639 7050
Yeut Ben Chinese Restaurant, Vegetarian/Vegan menu
1 Upper Duke St, L1 9DU
0151 709 5772
Next to Nowhere Vegan cafe
Basement, 94 Bold St, L1 4HY
0151 703 6806
Meeting House cafe Vegetarian/Vegan options
22 School Lane, L1 3BT
0151 709 6957
Rawfully Good 4 U Vegan juice and snack bar
261 Rice Lane, L9 3BY
07963 514 579
Brewdog bar, Vegan options
Manolis Yard, 8 Colquitt St, L1 4DE
0151 707 6557
Stamps Bar Vegetarian menu/Vegan options
4 Crown Buildings, L23 5SR
0151 286 2662
The Crosby Tea Rooms, Vegan options
185a Collage Road, Crosby L23 3AT
0151 345 1212
Crust Pizza/Pasta. Vegetarian/Vegan options
25 Bold St, L1 4DN
0151 709 1133
The Old Hardware Shop. Vegetarian/Vegan cafe,
8 Woolton St,Woolton, L25 5JA
0151 345 7370
Sanskruti Liverpool. Vegetarian/Vegan restaurant,
Ormond/Bixteth Street Corner
Liverpool L3 9NA
Mowgli Street Food. Vegan options
69 Bold Street
Liverpool L1 4EZ
The Garden by LEAF – FACT. Vegetarian/Vegan options
88 Wood Street,
Liverpool, L1 4DQ
0151 707 4444
The Whale Tail Vegetarian/Vegan cafe
Roots Vegetarian/Vegan cafe
Bibbi's Vegetarian/Vegan cafe
THE LAKE DISTRICT
The New Moon Restaurant Vegetarian/Vegan options, Kendal
Waterside Vegetarian/Vegan cafe bistro, Kendal
The Heights Hotel and bar Vegetarian/Vegan, Keswick
Green Valley restaurant (part of Lancrigg Guest House) Vegetarian/Vegan, Grasmere
Zeffirellis Cinema and restaurant Vegetarian/Vegan, Ambleside
Fellinis Vegetarian/Vegan restaurant, Ambleside.
Rattle Grill Vegetarian/Vegan cafe, Ambleside
The Green Canteen Vegetarian/Vegan cafe, Keswick
Quince and Medlar Vegetarian/Vegan restaurant, Cockermouth
The Kitchen Vegetarian/Vegan cafe
Lolo's Vegan restaurant, Ramsbottom
The Coven Vegetarian/Vegan cafe, Wigan
Westminster Tea Rooms, Southport. Vegetarian/Vegan options, Southport
The Green Room Vegan/vegetarian restaurant, Warrington.
VBites Cafe and Deli, Vegetarian/Vegan. Situated inside Holland and Barrett, Chester.
RK Sweets Vegetarian Indian Cuisine, Preston
Red Triangle Cafe Vegetarian/Vegan cafe, Burnley.
Jim's Acoustic Vegetarian cafe, Colne.
Toby Carvery restaurants, Vegan options.
The Salford Arms, Vegan night on Tuesdays, Manchester.......need to check