Looking for restaurants that do much more than merely accommodate those with a plant-based diet? We showcase the best veggie-friendly establishments in the city.
Reality TV stars Lucy and Tiffany Watson from Made in Chelsea are expanding their brand with a vegan restaurant for Parsons Green where they're hoping dishes like vegan "chicken" bites will attract a wide clientele.
From a new champagne bar in Primrose Hill to an all veggie menu in Islington, we bring you all the news that was fit to print (but we just didn't get around to covering elsewhere this week)...
It's been an "interesting" period for Byron. It's probably fair to say that with their rapid expansion - not to mention hitting the headlines over immigration issues - they've lost some of the love that the British public had for them, back in the day.
But the burger chain is
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The latest section of the London food scene to chase the vegan pound is the chippy. And Stoke Newington's Sutton & Sons are first out of the gate. They're launching a new vegan menu with vegan ‘fish’ & chips.
They did some noodling around with ideas during Veganuary apparently and came up with the idea of using banana blossom which they say is "remarkably like the real thing due to a marinating process in seaweed to give the fresh seafood
Patty & Bun have just launched their first ever vegan burger. Intrigued? Well, if you're minded to go and try it this week, the Whoopi Goldburger consists of a tempeh (that's fermented from soya beans for the uninitiated - yes, we had to look it up) and mushroom fritter, topped with pickled cucumbers, diced onion, double smoked gouda cheese, mustard, ketchup and lettuce - all in a bonsoy milk bun.
Available at Patty & Bun Redchurch Street (or
London's vegans are getting their own Crosstown coffee and doughnut bar opening in the heart of the West End
Boxpark vegan favourites What The Pitta are putting down roots and opening their first restaurant in Camden so North Londoners can get their grill on.
2018 is continuing its streak of being the year of vegan junk food with the arrival of KERB stalwart Oh My Dog's brand new vegan hot dog range.
It’ll form part of hot dog vendor’s newly extended menu, rolled out as part of its latest residency in Peckham's Old Nun’s Head. Oh My Dog will be dishing out their dogs every Thursday and Friday in the Peckham boozer, with an extended menu that
The popular US vegan chain is following up its first opening in Covent Garden with it's second at One Tower Bridge. Expect vegan fast food aplenty.
Veggies and vegans: would you eat a burger that bleeds? What if it was 100% animal-product free?
If you’re at least semi-curious, then get down to the Dalston branch of veggie restaurant royalty Mildred’s, where you can try the B-12 burger from Moving Mountains, made with a pink, 'bleeding' raw patty of ‘plant meat’.
Okay - so it’s not quite as graphic as all that, but taking a look at the
Burgers, mac’n’cheese and milkshakes, and not an animal product in sight as vegan junk food vendors The Vurger Co bring their plant-based approach to Shoreditch for their first permanent venue.
Hackneyites are getting a new six-month pop-up that promises modern British and Mediterranean food with a South African twist, by the name of Daffodil Soup.
It looks like an ethically minded, very East London affair, complete with Walthamstow honey, house granola, nut butters and vegan sourdough, that’ll also be available to take away.
Some of the more substantial plates on offer
As you may remember, we were ever so slightly embarrassed about missing our on Asma Khan's Darjeeling Express last year, despite it getting rave after rave (but look out for a Test Drive soon).
And now there's another reason to visit as they're embracing their vegetarian side and introducing a special meat-free menu every Monday (with plenty of vegan dishes on the new menu too).
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