What comes to mind when you think of London cuisine? Fish ‘n chips? Shepherd’s pie? Yorkshire pudding? All of the above?
As a culinary mecca of the UK, London’s food scene offers a surprisingly diverse array of cuisines. Though there are certainly plenty of local hotspots to nosh on famous British cuisine, there are an equal number of restaurants that cater to any diet or preference.
Vegetarian? No problem. Gluten-free? Even better. Vegan? We’ve got you covered.
We’ve toured the city and found the best vegan restaurants in London so you can vacation worry-free!
222 Vegan Cuisine
222 North End Road, Hammersmith, London W14 9NU, UK | +44 20 7381 2322
222 has been a London favorite for over 10 years and is proud to offer satisfying, flavorful dishes that not only taste good but that are good for you! All dishes are prepared to order and use only the fresh, natural ingredients and cooking techniques that preserve nutritional value. Popular dishes include the cauliflower and polenta bake, mushroom and spinach raclette, and pumpkin and pine nut risotto. Fresh, flavorful, and affordable! 222 is open for lunch and dinner daily.
45 Lexington Street, Carnaby, London W1F 9AN, UK | +44 20 7494 1634
Variety is the spice of life at Mildreds, an eclectic vegetarian and vegan-friendly in London that boasts internationally inspired cuisine. Each thoughtful meal is thoughtfully prepared to order with locally sourced, organic ingredients. The casual, ‘come-as-you-are’ atmosphere is perfect for gathering with friends and family and enjoying everything from small plates and salads to burgers, puddings, and decadent desserts. Mildreds is a must for Vegans – be sure to check out one of their four London locations!
4 Erskin Road, Primrose Hill, London NW3 3AJ, UK | +44 20 7722 8028
Vegan cuisine doesn’t have to be boring, and there’s no place for an elegant, health-conscious meal like Manna. Nestled in the charming Primrose Hill neighborhood, Manna features fresh, seasonal plates in a quaint, cozy atmosphere. A few favorite dishes include the ‘raw lasagne’, vegetable tempura, bbq jackfruit burger, and organic spaghetti and ‘veatballs’ – to name a few. You’ll definitely want to save room for dessert, which includes options like Mexican chocolate mousse and ‘knickerbocker glory’, an ultimate vegan ice cream sundae. Manna is the ideal spot for travelers to relax after a busy day in London!
Wulf & Lamb
243 Pavilion Road, Chelsea, London, SW1X 0BP, UK | +44 20 3948 5999
ok so i’ve definitely been eating waaaaayyyy too many burgers recently (when i say too many, i’ve had this exact meal twice in the last week 🙈 #livingmybestlife) but how can you say no to this beauty from @wulfandlamb 😍 in my mind, the kombucha and sauerkraut in the background make up for things right?
Don’t let the name fool you, Wulf & Lamb, which sounds more like a butcher shop, is 100% animal free. Their motto, ‘run with the wolves, eat with the lambs’, serves as inspiration for their menu, which offers Vegan-friendly fare with traditional British comfort flair. Guests rave about the ‘wulf pie’, which is a hearty jackfruit ad lentil stew topped with mashed potato and carrots, and the ‘green coconut curry’, made with sweet potato, seasonal vegetables, aromatic Thai roots, coconut cream, and jasmine rice. Wulf & Lamb is an ideal spot for vegans craving comfort food!
120-122 Holland Park Avenue, London W11 4UA, UK | +44 20 7792 8987
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Health-conscious travelers seeking a high-end dining experience will feel right at home among the white linen tablecloths and award-winning wine at Flat Three. The elegant atmosphere is matched with expert service and a pristine menu. Though the menu is not exclusively Vegan, there are several animal-free options that are denoted on the menu. Guests may choose from a 3-course or a 5-course chef’s menu, which changes often and always features seasonal offerings. Flat Tree also offers wine pairings or an impressive drink list for a la carte ordering. Enjoy a lavish night out on the town with dinner at Flat Three!
178 Upper Street, London N1 1RG, UK | +44 20 8616 0158
Do you have a sweet tooth? If so, you’re in luck! Introducing Romeo Bakery, London’s first sugar-free bakery! Yes, believe it or not, the team at Romeo have cracked the cookie code and have concocted a variety of baked goods and recipes that do not include sugar. The succulent sweets also include gluten-free, dairy-free, and vegan options. Stop in for a variety of tarts, brownies, cakes, and croissants – or grab a sweet treat ‘to go’! The bakery also offers a full breakfast and brunch menu, with options like buckwheat crepes, vegan pizza, vegan quiche, and organic ‘superfood’ salads.
Fed By The Water
59 Kingsland High Street, London E8 2Js, UK | +44 7490 637 200
The authentic, Italian cuisine at Fed By The Water might have you proclaiming ‘Mama Mia’ – it’s seriously that good. All dishes at Fed By The Water are made with fresh, seasonal ingredients and the restaurant only uses purified water for pristine, unaltered flavors. Visitors swear you can taste the difference! Get started with a hearty portion of ‘cheesy’ garlic bread or a classic order of bruschetta. For your main, enjoy a variety of creative vegan pizzas, all of which are made with plant-based cheese, or a mouthwatering pasta entree. Of course, don’t forget to save room for a piece of ‘tiraminut’, a tasty vegan take on the Italian traditional dessert.
Temple of Seitan
10 Morning Lane, London E9 6NA, UK
Vegan food isn’t complicated. It’s fresh. It’s flavorful. It’s fast. This is the mantra that Temple of Seitan has embraced with their no-frills approach to vegan cuisine. With two London locations (Camden and Hackney) and several street food pop-ups throughout the city, this fresh food option isn’t hard to find! The 100% vegan menu includes burgers, popcorn ‘chicken’ bites, wraps, and several decadent sides, like the savory mac ‘n cheese. If you’re craving something fast and flavorful, Temple of Seitan is the place to go!
Unit 215-216, Camden Lock Market, Chalk Farm Road, Camden Town, London NW1 8AF, UK
Did someone say tacos? Celebrate vegan cuisine with a festive meal at Club Mexicana! This energetic, upbeat restaurant touts a fun, south-of-the-border menu that is 100% animal free. Menu options change often and always incorporate local, seasonal ingredients. Items often include street tacos, burritos, nachos, fresh Mexican sides, and vegan ice cream, a recent menu addition. Club Mexicana can be found at various spots throughout London, check their Facebook page for more information.
Pied a Terre
34 Charlotte Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T 2NH, UK | +44 20 7636 1178
Yes, you can enjoy a Michelin star restaurant as a vegan! Make this culinary dream come true at Pied a Terre, a true hidden gem in the small Fitzrovia neighborhood in London. The extravagant menu includes several a la carte options in addition to several artfully crafted tasting menus, including a dedicated vegan option. The specific menu offerings vary by season but rest assured that your palate will be pleased after the impressive nine-course experience. Visitors may also indulge in a sommelier approved wine pairing. Reservations are recommended for this once in a lifetime experience.
Cookies and Scream
130 Holloway Road, Highbury East, London N7 8JE, UK
If ice cream is your Vegan ‘achilles heel’ – fret not; Cookies and Scream is just what the doctor, er, dietician ordered! This local bakery offers vegan-approved ice cream and sweet treats. Cookies, brownies, pies, donuts, and more are made fresh daily! And, handmade vegan ice cream is available in a variety of flavors, which change daily. If you’re in the mood for a real treat, try one of the ‘thick scream shakes’, which used vegan ice cream and milk as a base, in addition to the buyer’s choice of tasty mixtures. Cookies and Scream is the place in London for a sweet, frozen treat!
74 Westbourne Grove, London W2 5SH, UK | +44 20 7221 0705
Whether you stop in for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, you’re sure to feel right at home at this welcoming vegan spot. Inspired by the Hippocrates quote, ‘Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food”, the menu takes a fresh, healthy take on homestyle cuisine. Enjoy classic favorites like chocolate chip waffles, avocado toast, mac ‘n cheese, woodfired pizza, and much more. Farmacy makes healthy eating fun with fresh, flavorful offerings and fast, friendly service.
49 Old Compton Street, Soho, London W1D 6HL, UK | +44 20 7287 3114
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Hip, Chip, Hooray! Hip, indeed. This happening snack spot is quickly rising to fame among the ranks and is gaining international attention. Founded by Chef Scott Davis, who has trained under some of the top chefs across the UK, is on a mission to create the best ‘crisps’ in the world. He pulls from his extensive culinary background to concoct creative twists on this classic favorite. Trust us, the chips and dips here aren’t like anything else you’ve ever experienced! First, select your seasoning – sweet or savory. Then, select your crisp base from a variety of seasonal potato options. Each order is flash fried and then served with your choice of dip. And yes, vegan options are available! A fun and interactive culinary experience, don’t be afraid to play with your food at HipChips!
Is your mouth watering yet? It won’t be hard to get your fill of vegan cuisine during your next trip to London. Don’t forget to subscribe to our newsletter for more London travel news and tips!