14 Vegan Restaurants You Need To Visit

14 Vegan Restaurants You Need To Visit

    By Georgia Aspinall Posted on 21 Feb 2018

    You would think finding an all-vegan restaurant in London would be easy, we’re all hipsters here, right? Apparently not. Despite the growing veganism trend, it’s actually rather difficult to find an all vegan eatery. Never fear, we’ve come to the rescue and found the 15 best vegan restaurants in London so you never have to stress about where to eat again.

    If you’re a chain restaurant obsessive, we’ve also found out which of your favourite franchises have great vegan options. However, if you want to go somewhere you don’t have to awkwardly ask ‘is this dairy-free?’ then look no further…

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    Fed By Water

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    Fed By Water

    With 4.2 stars on Google, this plant-based restaurant in Dalston serves authentic Italian food. They account not just for fabulous flavour, but nutritional value and environmental concerns. You can also order from them on Just Eat, accessible and ethical, what more could you need?

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    Eat of Eden

    Based in Brixton, Eat of Eden specialises in West Indian cuisines fused with European flavours. Their heartly, wholesome meals are sure to leave you feeling full and have your foodie cravings filled.

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    Temple of Seitan

    One of the most popular vegan restaurants in London, Temple of Seitan have made a name for themselves serving delicious fast food from macaroni cheese to egg and bacon baps. With locations in Hackney and Camden, they also only pay employees the living wage.

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    Essence Cuisine

    Super minimalist and with the most attentive customer service, Essence Cuisine is based in Shoreditch. Collaborating with raw food connoisseur Matthew Kenney, they’re menu is miles away from the usual burgers and fries vegan eateries you see. Serving a fabulous all day breakfast and dinner dishes such as raw pad thai, it’s an experience in itself just visiting the restaurant.

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    Manna Cuisine

    Based in Primrose Hill, Manna Cuisine is a world-renowned restaurant serving vegan versions of classic British food. Missing sausage and mash or your Sunday roast? Try Manna Cuisine, you’ll be carrying on veganuary all year round.

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    Cook Daily

    With a tonne of celebrity fans from Nick Grimshaw to JME, Cook Daily is a takeaway based in Shoreditch. The BOXPARK venue has covered seating, but the food is reason enough to pop over. It will be a unique experience, with specialities including marijuana inspired sauce…

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    Itadaki Zen

    Serving the best vegan japanese food, Itadaki Zen believes in the medicinal power of their organic, far eastern cuisine. Investing in both your taste senses and your day-to-day health, food from them is the treat you deserve.

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    Retreat Kitchen

    This adorable Richmond-based restaurant changes it’s menu week-to-week, giving you a new plant-based surprise every day. From taco salad to smoothie bowls, they provide both a taste and healthy menu.

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    Redemption Bar

    Combining socialising with healthy eating, Redemption Bar serves vegan, sugar-free and wheat-free food with an alcohol-free bar. A fitness fanatics dream, it has two locations, one in Shoreditch and one in Notting Hill.

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    Vegan Express

    Garratt Lane based restaurant, Vegan Express is a family run business attempting to make vegan food mainstream. Available on Deliveroo and Uber Eats, they serve tonnes of wholesome goodness from tofish an chips to pea-protein burgers.

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    Wild Food Cafe

    Adding a signature wild twist to any dish, Wild Food Cafe is another health based vegan eatery specialising in raw food. Referring to themselves as a ‘well-being oasis’, you are bound to leave this cafe feeling satisfied.

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    The Gate

    With three locations across London (Marylebone, Islington and Hammersmith), this is one of the most popular vegan and vegetarian chains in the city. It’s gourmet menu is wide-ranging, and the perfect place for a vegan date.

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    NAMA Foods

    Providing artisan raw food, which you can receive as packages if you don’t fancy leaving the house, NAMA Foods is perfect for anyone who wants to Instagram their food. With a huge menu of vegan, organic and unprocessed food, they’re both ethical and healthy.

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    Gauthier Soho

    This award-winning restaurant has received many a fabulous review from various food magazines. It’s no surprise that it’s quite pricey, but as a pay-day treat this french cuisine based eatery is perfect.

    This article originally appeared on The Debrief.

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