Eye on London - A vegan guide to London
- Monday August 7th 2017
- Food and Drink
London from the inside Monday 7th - Sunday 13th August 2017
Veganism is thought to be Britain’s fastest growing lifestyle movement with numbers increasing 340% from 2006 - 2016 and over 600,000 vegans in Britain. London is also now fast embracing the plant-based diet. Vegan, as well as vegetarian, dishes are being clearly marked on many more restaurant menus and there’s lots of purely vegan restaurants opening that you should really try, vegan or not!
GO VEGAN IN THESE LONDON RESTAURANTS
What The Pitta, Boxpark Shoreditch and Boxpark Croydon
Vegan Döner kebabs and baklava - they deliver too via Deliveroo!
Club Mexicana, Camden Market, Dinearama in Shoreditch and Pamela in Dalston
Crazy-good Mexican vegan food - tacos, nachos and burritos.
Mooshies London Vegan Burger Bar, Brick Lane
100% vegan, plant-based burgers and sides with gluten-free options too.
Temple of Seitan, Hackney
Open 12-8pm, Wednesday to Sunday, serving vegan Southern fried chicken (made from wheat gluten), popcorn bites and subs, which taste extremely similar to their meat counterparts.
NANABAR, Charlotte Road EC2A
A ‘Nice Cream’ bar (made from frozen bananas) with loads of nutritious but delicious toppings to choose from.
222 Veggie Vegan, West Kensington W14
A variety of salads and dishes using tofu and seitan and a good lunchtime buffet.
Vegan Sweet Tooth London at The VEGarden Cafe, Streatham
Chef Giancarlo takes his range of unusual vegan sweets, cakes, desserts and pastries to the London markets and also has a residency at the VEGarden Cafe behind the Earl Ferrers pub.
Big V London, Hackney Downs Market (see below), Borough Market, Broadway Market, Victoria Park Market and HQ on Juno Way
Previously known as The Veggie Table, now rebranded and 100% vegan, they do burgers, sausages, sauces and salads using produce from Ted’s Veg (Borough Market).
Best of London vegan restaurants with vegetarian options too…
Mildred’s, Soho, Camden and King’s Cross
The Gate, Hammersmith, Islington and Seymour Place
Vanilla Black, Chancery Lane
VegFestUK London, 21st-22nd October 2017, Olympia
One of Europe’s biggest vegan events hosting it’s 5th event in Olympia, expecting 14,000 visitors with 250 stalls ranging from activism to athletes, cooking demos to comedy.
Hackney Downs Vegan Market, 19th August 2017, 11am-5pm
A monthly vegan market showcasing the best vegan street food in London and beyond.
GO VEGAN FOR A MONTH
Veganuary - the international ‘go vegan in January’ campaign - have launched a new campaign to encourage you to try veganism for a month… any month, not just in January. Visit Veganuary for a starter kit, recipes, eating out guide and loads of other info.