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36 Delicious Vegan And Vegetarian Restaurants In London

Even meat eaters will find food they love at these places.

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1. Farmacy

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Although it does serve some vegetarian food, most of Farmacy's menu is vegan. It's the perfect place to go for a special occasion because it feels fancy af despite being reasonably priced. Plus, their afternoon tea (which includes vegan scones topped with coconut cream) is beyond delicious.

Closest station: Bayswater

2. Vegan Yes

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This Italian-Korean fusion restaurant has two branches: one on Brick Lane and one on Seven Sisters Road. Their kimchee lasagne is like nothing you've ever tasted and they teach vegan cooking classes!

Closest station: Holloway Road, Aldgate East

3. Fed by Water

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Fed by Water is an Italian vegan restaurant right across the road from Dalston Kingsland. They do massive pizzas using cashew cream instead of cheese and seitan instead of meat. Their puddings are also gorgeous.

Closest station: Dalston Kingsland

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4. The Gate

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Every vegetarian who lives in London has been to The Gate. There are three branches (in Marylebone, Angel, and Hammersmith) and they also have a great selection of vegan food. The rotolo with cauliflower couscous is out of this world.

Closest station: Marble Arch, Angel, Hammersmith

5. Mildreds

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Mildreds is another one of those places that every vegetarian in London has heard of. They've recently opened a fourth branch in Dalston and they serve the kind of vegan food that you don't even notice is dairy and meat-free. Their mushroom pie is fab.

Closest station: Oxford Circus, Kings Cross, Camden Town, Dalston Junction

6. Ethos

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Ethos is essentially a massive vegan-friendly buffet where you pay for the weight of your plate. There are some veggie dishes on offer, but the majority (and the best bits) are all vegan. The miso aubergine is especially yummy.

Closest station: Oxford Circus

7. Tibits

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The concept of Tibits is similar to Ethos: You pay for the weight of your plate. Everything at Tibits is delicious and you'll find plenty of vegan foods on offer.

Closest station: Oxford Circus, Southwark

8. Essence Cuisine

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Essence Cuisine is a plant-based restaurant that opened in London this summer. They started in LA and everything on their menu is delicious and healthy.

Closest station: Shoreditch High Street

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9. Redemption

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This place is vegan, wheat-free, and refined sugar-free and everything they serve is somehow still delicious. Plus, they have an alcohol-free bar so it's perfect if you're not in the mood for drinking.

Closest station: Old Street, Royal Oak

10. Temple of Seitan

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Omgggg this place is so good. It's essentially a fried chicken shop, except it serves seitan instead of chicken. They also do a cashew cream mac and cheese which is to die for.

Closest station: Hackney Central

11. Club Mexicana

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Club Mexicana do Mexican-inspired vegan street food. The absolute best thing they do is jackfruit instead of pulled pork. Honestly it's amazing, even meat eaters love it.

Closest station: Haggerston, Camden Town, Dalston Junction

12. Cookies and Scream

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This vegan, gluten-free bakery serves everything from brownies to cupcakes. It's the perfect place to stuff your face on a Saturday afternoon.

Closest station: Holloway Road, Camden Road

13. Tanya's Cafe

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Don't let the fact that Tanya's Cafe only serves raw food put you off. Their rainbow pad thai is lovely and they also make the most delicious raw cheesecakes.

Closest station: South Kensington

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14. Itadakizen

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Itadakizen is a vegan Japanese restaurant. The best way to order there is to get one of everything and share your dishes with everyone else on your table. They also do workshops on sustainable living, which make great birthday gifts.

Closest station: King's Cross

15. Nama

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The is another raw restaurant that's actually worth a visit. They have a great brunch menu, including a raw, vegan Full English and they offer classes in raw cuisine.

Closest station: Westbourne Park

16. Vantra

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Vantra is another one of those plant-based restaurants that every vegan in London has been to. They do raw and steamed food, and there's something for everyone at their buffet.

Closest station: Tottenham Court Road

17. Mother Works

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Although they're most well known for their cold press juices, Mother Works also serves smoothie bowls, Buddha bowls, and even vegan burgers. Plus, they're right next to the canal so the views are lovely.

Closest station: Hackney Wick

18. Rubys of London

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This vegan patisserie is the perfect place to get a box of cakes to treat yourself from. They're at Greenwich Market at the weekends, but you can also order their cakes online.

Closest station: Cutty Sark

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19. 222 Veggie Vegan

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This vegan place does a fab lunch buffet but their a la carte is even better. If you're the kind of vegan who secretly craves cheese, their tofu raclette is well worth a try.

Closest station: West Brompton

20. Loving Hut

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There are branches of Loving Hut all over the UK and Europe. They basically do all the greasy take away food you could ever want, but it's all vegan. Their sweet and sour veggie chicken is absolutely delicious.

Closest station: Upper Holloway

21. Cafe Van Gough

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Cafe Van Gough is the place to take your vegan friend for a Sunday roast. It's a really cosy cafe and all the food tastes really homemade.

Closest station: Oval

22. LoveGiftVegan

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This place does vegan pizzas for less than a fiver, BBQ tofu burgers for £6, and vegan mac and cheese for £3. What's not to love?

Closest station: Honor Oak Park

23. Haunt

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This Stoke Newington restaurant does the best grilled cheese sandwiches that don't contain cheese in the world.

Closest station: Rectory Road

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24. Black Cat Cafe

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This vegan cafe and shop in Hackney does a mean vegan brunch. The menu changes all the time so it's well worth going back to.

Closest station: Hackney Central

25. Bonnington Cafe

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The menu at Bonnington Cafe changes every day, but the prices don't. Mains are £8, starters and desserts are £3. And the food is always great.

Closest station: Vauxhall

26. Vanilla Black

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Vanilla Black is the kind of place you go to for a special occasion. They do veggie food as well as vegan food, and every dish looks like a work of art. Plus, it's all delicious.

Closest station: Chancery Lane

27. Manna

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Manna have been around forever. It's the kind of place that feels special and their food is gorgeous too. The cashew and jalapeño nachos are the perfect date starter.

Closest station: Chalk Farm

28. CookDaily

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There are CookDailys in both Box Parks and their food is sooooo gooood. Order the jerk chicken or the pad thai. You won't regret it.

Closest station: Shoreditch High Street, East Croydon

29. Paradise Unbakery

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Paradise Unbakery is a cosy, very Instagramable, cafe in Kensal Rise. Their food is raw and their juices taste delicious.

Closest station: Kensal Rise

30. Yorica

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Yorica serve coconut ice cream and fro yos with the most delicious toppings. My favourite is the peanut butter ice cream, but the salted caramel is a close second.

Closest station: Tottenham Court Road, Ladbroke Grove

31. Ms Cupcake

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This vegan bakery makes the most gorgeous looking cupcakes. They also do vegan baking and decorating classes that would make a great gift for a friend.

Closest station: Brixton

32. The Waiting Room

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This Deptford Cafe is part library, part coffee shop. Lots of their food is vegan, but there's food for veggies too.

Closest station: Deptford

33. Mooshies

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There are a lot of vegan burgers in London, but this Brick Lane cafe do a whole range and my god they're delicious. Plus, they deliver.

Closest station: Shoreditch High Street

34. Sanctuary

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If you miss paninis, croissants, and proper burgers, look no further than Sanctuary. It's one of the best vegan places around.

Closest station: Fulham Broadway

35. Vx London

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Vx London is a vegan junk food shop and restaurant. They do BBQ ribs, hot dogs, meat ball subs, and kebabs. And it all tastes as good as it sounds.

Closest station: King's Cross

36. Palm Vaults

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Palm Vaults is hands down the most Instagramable cafe in London. They do the most lovely cakes, and there are always at least two vegan options. They also do matcha frappés, avocado lattes, and lavender coffees with coconut, oat, and almond milk.

Closest station: Hackney Central

UPDATE

The Waiting Room has replaced Vegan Hippo, which closed down last year, in this list.

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