1. This delicious veggie burger from Chop Bloc. chopbloc.com Chop Bloc in Chelmsford are seriously upping the veggie burger game. This bad boy dish features a quinoa and lentil patty, mushrooms, roasted peppers, hummus, and feta. GET IN MY BELLY. 2. This mushroom and courgette fajita from El Guaca. vegancolchester.blogspot.co.uk / Via Facebook: VeganColchester The menu describes it as sizzling, but a picture can really say a thousand words in this case. Look. At. Those. Mushrooms. You can find this scrumptious-looking fajita dish at El Guaca in Colchester. 3. ANYTHING from the menu at The Den at Twenty Three. thedenattwentythree.co.uk The Den in Colchester is a vegan restaurant that cooks up some delicious sandwiches, burgers, salads, desserts, and even breakfast muffins. The perfect lunchtime treat! 4. A vegan fry-up at The Railway Hotel. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com The Railway Hotel is a pub in Southend that boasts a totally vegan menu, which means that as a vegetarian, you are MORE than accommodated for. And if this fry-up hasn't left you drooling, how about... 5. A vegan BLT at The Railway Hotel. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com Y-U-M. You hungry yet? 6. A quiche and a pie from the Dedham Art & Craft Centre tearoom. dedhamartandcraftcentre.co.uk OK, OK, so most desserts ARE vegetarian. However, the lovely guys at the art and craft centre tearoom in Dedham have chosen to make their entire menu vegetarian, which means you can definitely find some tasty homemade treats here. 7. This mouth-watering sweet potato salad from Cafe Sala. Facebook: caffe.sala Cafe Sala is a coffee shop in Colchester which is bringing a strong menu game to the table. This feta, roasted butternut squash and sweet potato salad with mint, cucumber, and beetroot is sure to get your taste buds tingling. 8. ANYTHING from The Oak Tree Bistro. oaktreebistro.co.uk The Oaktree Bistro is a vegetarian restaurant located in Leigh-on-Sea, which means you're sure to find something to tickle your fancy. The above dish is a takeaway aubergine salad that looks all kinds of tasty. 9. This seasonal risotto from The Coach and Horses. coachandhorsesonline.com We all know risotto is one of the best Italian dishes money can buy, but for non-meat-eaters there is the worry of being landed with the worst mushroom risotto you've ever seen in your life. Vegetarians dishes in Newport, however, well they pull out all the stops. 10. A shepherdless pie from The Waiting Room. The Waiting Room @stbotolphs_ @GamekeepersD has a new Sunday menu today including this Fragrant Shepherdless pie. Book now: http://t.co/SY6M7CHYLG 09:41 AM - 24 May 2015 Reply Retweet Favorite Yes, you read that right. Shepherdless. Get it? Because there's no meat and it's all waiting for you in Colchester. 11. This burger-style dish from Bartellas. Facebook: bartellasfurzehill This, my friend, is portobello mushroom and dolcelatte cheese, served with caramelised red onion and hand-cut chips. How can so much goodness be allowed on one plate? There's only one way to find out: Get yourself over to Chelmsford and give it a try. 12. This couscous dish from the Shepherd & Dog. Facebook: shepherdanddog Are you drooling? This couscous and roasted veg with feta cheese dish is absolutely out-of-this-world amazing. 13. Ratatouille Cannelloni Pancakes from Grahams at The Duke of York. Facebook: grahamsatthedukeofyork Ratatouille? Good. Cannelloni? Good. Pancakes? Good. Topped off with Parmesan? PERFECTION. Get yourself over to Billericay ASAP. 14. The entire menu at Cafe Dharma. Facebook: VegetarianVeganCafe Nothing beats a vegetarian menu when you're looking for a bit of variety, because who else hates it when there's just one veggie option on the menu when you go out to eat? A fresh juice and one of Cafe Dharma's tasty wraps sounds like the perfect lunchtime treat in Southend.