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Vegan buffalo wings at Land of Bourbon

Land of Bourbon

Land of Bourbon
22a St Patrick Square
Edinburgh
EH8 9EY

Overall score: ★★★★★

A recent addition to St Patrick Square – the Land of Bourbon can be found in an old police box serving up vegan Caribbean and West African street food. With prices starting from as little as £2, it’s the perfect place to grab a comforting snack on the go.

Vegan food available at Land of Bourbon

The dishes on offer change daily, so check the blackboard when you visit. According to their website, these are the kind of tasty vegan food to expect:

  • Okra fries
  • Vegan buffalo “wings”
  • Vegan grilled cheese sandwich with sun blushed tomato and basil
  • Chickpea and aubergine curry
  • Jerk marinated vegetable wrap
  • Potato wedges topped with vegan cheese
  • Sweet potato fries
  • African beqan chilli
  • Roast veg and hummus sandwich
  • Panfried plantain
  • Winterveg salad

Land of Bourbon

 

Vegan buffalo wings at Land of Bourbon
Vegan buffalo “wings” (actually cauliflower!)

 

Outside Land of Bourbon

 

Vegan jerk marinated veg wrap
Vegan jerk marinated veg wrap

 

Chips and cheese at Land of Bourbon
Chips and cheese

The food at Land of Bourbon is incredible value for money. I visited on a cold Monday lunchtime, and the most expensive dish was only £3. That dish was the vegan buffalo “wings” – essentially big chunks of cauliflower covered in batter and marinated in a moreish hot sauce – delicious!

We also gave the jerk vegan wrap a try – at only £2.50, it’s an excellent option for lunch. To top things off, we got a portion of chips and vegan cheese. Unfortunately, because it was so cold, the cheese didn’t get much of a chance to melt, but the chips themselves were tasty regardless.

Small but perfectly formed, the Land of Bourbon has a mouthwatering menu full of tasty vegan food at a very reasonable price. A great wee gem in the Old Town.

Choice: ★★★★★
Menu info: ★★★★★
Deliciousness: ★★★★☆
Value for money: ★★★★★

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