The vegan scene in the capital is only getting better, with new openings practically every week, great vegan menus at restaurants that support the movement and even some top-tier eateries going fully plant-based for good. So if you’ve ever considered being part of the rise of veganism, consider visiting these hotspots that offer flavorful meat-free meals for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Located in Chelsea, the Wulf & Lamb offers an entirely plant-based menu, crafted to satisfy a craving for comfort food by creating vegan versions of familiar classics. The lower floor has a café atmosphere that is perfect for a quick bite, whereas upstairs is great for those looking to dine in.
Besides breakfast, the restaurant also provides an international menu for lunch and dinner. Each meal is packed with organic ingredients and flavours that leave patrons coming back over and over again. They are best known for their indulgent Mac’N’Cheese and burgers but also offer healthy salads and other whole-food plant-based dishes.
Whether you’re a vegan or just love plant-based cuisine, Mali Vegan Thai promises to bring you authentic dishes full of flavour. Located in South West London, Mali Vegan Thai is one of the only dedicated vegan Thai restaurants in the UK, priding themselves on creative dishes inspired by their childhood in Bangkok.
The menu includes dishes like crispy spring rolls, green papaya salad, Chinese chive cake with sweet chilli soy sauce dip, massaman chickpea curry with jasmine rice, a variety of stir fry and drunken noodles with vegan ‘duck’.
Since opening in 2004, 222 Vegan have stayed true to their mission – to welcome everyone with satisfying, delicious food which is also very good for you!
All dishes are prepared to order by executive chef Ben and his kitchen using fresh natural ingredients, and techniques which preserve taste and nutritional value. This level of personal attention means that if you have a special request or particular dietary requirements, they can make something just for you. Their food is also low-fat, low-salt, non-GM and organic where possible.
Juicebaby is a 100% plant-based healthy grab-n-go cold-pressed juice bar and kitchen on the Kings Road. For 6 years they’ve been serving the best certified organic cold-pressed juice and plant-based meals. The food is prepared using no preservatives and the ingredients used are organic to ensure the very best quality.
Customers can choose from an expansive menu comprising milk, juices, smoothie bowls, shots, soups, toasties, salad, coffee, and tea. Snacks and desserts are also available for those visiting the eatery for breakfast or lunch.
Since 2020, Clean Kitchen has been on an exciting mission to bring plant-based food to the mainstream. Transforming the future of food, by elevating plant-based options and providing a carefully curated menu made (not just) for vegans.
For each burger you try– for example, the Truffle Mayo burger with crispy chick’n, truffle oil infused vegan mayo, and rocket, served in a pink beetroot bun– you also have the option to upgrade it to a meal, adding on their plant-based Chick’n Nuggets and fries. Or if you want something lighter, they also have acai bowls, rice beowls and smoothies.
Farmacy has become renowned for its innovative, nutritionally curated and delicious organic dishes, as well as its exciting array of choice plant-based comfort foods. Labelled as the ‘friendly face’ of plant-based eating in London – Farmacy champions the belief that ‘food is medicine and supports local, organic & biodynamic farming.
Along with soups, juices and snacks, there are hearty earth bowl dishes of various sorts: try quinoa with avocado, seaweed, sauerkraut, greens, sweet potato and sesame ginger dressing. Burgers are made from millet, beans and mushrooms, ice cream from naturally sweet African tiger nut, and pizzas involve spelt sourdough and macadamia ‘cheese’.