The chefs at The Crown Hotel pride themselves on sourcing local, seasonal and fresh ingredients to create simple and outstandingly tasty dishes. The fabulous ‘plant based menu’ has a whole array of dishes for the vegan diner.
From crispy chilli fried tofu, kimchi, spring onion, coriander and lime to start, to Moroccan inspired vegetable and butterbean tagine, braised freekeh, harissa preserved fruits, pomegranate, mint or beetroot and quinoa burger, pickled carrots, gem lettuce, crushed avocado, sriracha and sweet potato fries for the main course. There are desserts too of course, with almond custard, pine nut and coco nib granola, griottine cherries being one of the highlights.
The Alex Brasserie, Felixstowe
The Alex Cafe Bar & Brasserie is a restaurant with a view. Occupying a first floor location, diners can enjoy the panoramic views of Felixstowe’s south beach in all seasons, as the venue is open 365 days a year. The vegan menu is a delight, offering a whole range of options including appetisers, starters, mains, sides and small plates as well as desserts and drinks.
Especially intriguing are the Jack fruit, coriander & ginger cakes, teriyaki dip and the black turtle bean & red quinoa chilli, braised rice, guacamole and tortilla chips. The dessert options are great with sticky toffee pudding, chocolate brownie and pineapple, coconut and mint granita all in the running to be your new favourite.