Your Guide to Vegan Food in London

Being vegan can sometimes be difficult, especially when you’re visiting new places, but it doesn’t have to be. We’ve found some of the best places to enjoy vegan food in London, from street food and markets to cafes and restaurants.

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Vegan Bakeries London

Getting your hands on vegan-friendly goodies isn’t always easy, but we’ve found some of the best vegan bakeries in London for cakes, pastries and more.

Vegan Cupcakes 

Where: Ms Cupcake, Brixton

When: Open daily

Best for: Cupcakes

Ms Cupcake is like a step back in time to Grannies living room. With a selection of delicious homemade vegan cupcakes, your sweet tooth will be spoilt for choice.

Vegan Patisserie

Where: Ruby’s of London, Greenwich Market

When: Saturday and Sunday

Best for: Cakes

You’ll find a range of tasty baked goods at Ruby’s of London, including vegan cakes, cupcakes and donuts. Not only do they specialise in vegan products, but Ruby’s also cater to other dietary needs with gluten free and wheat free options.

Vegan Donuts and More

Where: Cookies and Scream, Holloway Road

When: Open daily

Best for: Shakes, donuts and cookies

The retro Cookies and Scream will tickle your taste buds with their range of sweet treats. Choose from vegan cookies, brownies, pies, donuts and vegan shakes which are so delicious, you won’t realise they are ‘free from’ anything.

Vegan Pastries

Where: The Artisan Bakery, near Wembley

Best for: Croissants

The vegan croissants from The Artisan Bakery have been described as tasting better than the real thing. The Artisan Bakery produce delicious pastries, baked goods and sweet treats so make sure you pay a visit to this vegan pastry paradise.

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Vegan Snacks London

Whether you’re after a snack to grab on the go, or a sit-down meal for breakfast and lunch, there are a selection of vegan cafes in London.

Vegan Brunch

Where: Mildreds, Kings Cross

When: Weekends 10am-1pm

Best for: Brunch

For vegetarian or vegan brunch in London, head to Mildreds where you’ll also find organic and gluten-free options. Choose from cooked breakfast, pancakes, breakfast bowls and more and add a cocktail if you’re feeling fancy.

Vegan Bottomless Brunch 

Where: Jaz and Juls, Chapel Market

When: Tuesday - Sunday, 10am-6pm

Best for: Bottomless brunch

This bottomless brunch is bursting with vegan and vegetarian delights. Choose a starter and a main from the brunch menu from £20 per person and enjoy unlimited drinks, (including prosecco), for the two hours of your reservation.

Vegan Cafe   

Where: 222, West Kensington

When: 12pm-3:30pm daily

Best for: Lunch

Everything here is 100% vegan! So, pile up your plate, take a seat or take away your lunch of wholesome vegan goodness. There are gluten-free options available and an evening a la carte menu from 5:30 pm.

Vegan Supermarket  

Where: GreenBay Supermarket, West Kensington

When: Open from 10am every day

Best for: Food, fashion, household and beauty products

If you are staying in London for a long time or want to meal prep during your stay, visit or order online from this 100% vegan supermarket in London. You’ll find fresh food, home baking, pet food, clothes, beauty products and cleaning products for cruelty-free living.

Vegan Ice Cream

Where: Yorica, near Tottenham Court Road

When: Open daily til late

Best for: Ice Cream

When you get that craving for ice cream on a hot summer’s day, head to Yorika. Their vegan ice cream, frozen yoghurt and shakes are made from rice milk and are available in a variety of flavours for the perfect dairy-free treat.

Vegan Street Food London

If you already follow a vegan diet, or just want to try something new, head to a vegan market for some delicious street food.

Camden Market

Where: Camden Market, Camden

When: Daily (depending on business)

Best for: Everyone

Camden Market food court offers a range of worldly street food for a range of dietary needs. So head there with your friends and tuck into a delicious vegan feast from vendors such as Magic Falafel, Osu Coconuts and Young vegans.

Broadway Vegan Market

Where: Broadway Vegan Market, London Fields School Yard

When: Saturday 10am - 4pm

Best for: Vegan junk food

You’ll be spoilt for choice at Broadway Vegan Market. Indulge in delicious vegan fast food from a variety of vendors and enjoy live music whilst you visit.

Hackney Downs Market

Where: Hackney Downs Market, Hackney Downs Studios

When: Generally every Saturday

Best for: Community & street food

This weekly market is a collaboration between ‘Fat Gay Vegan’ and ‘Eat Work Art’ and is free to enter, with live entertainment. Choose from savoury or sweet snacks, drinks and vegan cheese to take home.

Vegan Nights

Where: Vegan Nights at Truman Brewery, Brick Lane

When: Monthly event

Best for: Party vibe

Back by popular demand, Vegan Nights has been popping up once a month from just £5 per person. Choose from a selection of vegan street food vendors, enjoy live music and embrace the party atmosphere.

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Vegan Junk Food London

Being vegan doesn’t mean eating salad all the time and there is no shortage of vegan junk food in London when you want to indulge.

Vegan burger in London

Where: The Vurger Co, Shoreditch

When: Open every day

Beat for: Vegan burger

The Vurger Co make their burgers from veggies, seeds, nuts, legumes and grains. Make your burger extra tasty with sides, vegan cheese or from a salad bowl and enjoy vegan shakes or desserts to eat in or take away.

Vegan fried chicken in London

Where: Temple of Seitan, Camden and Hackney

When: Open daily

Best for: Fried chicken

For a selection of finger-lickin' goodness, head to Temple of Seitan for vegan fried chicken in London. Although there is usually a large queue, it is worth the wait for hearty sriracha ‘chicken’ meals with tasty vegan sauces.

Vegan Pizza in London

Where: Purezza, Camden

When: Daily from 12:00 pm

Best for: Pizza

Head to Camden for one of the best vegan pizzas in London. Purezza have a wide range of delicious vegan pizzas, including gluten-free options, and the best part is - kids eat free! Choose from starters, mains and desserts for a delicious Italian feast.

Vegan Donner Kebab

Where: What the Pitta, Camden

When: Open daily

Best for: Donner kebab

Enjoy a donner kebab that is totally vegan or choose from a salad box, mixed mezze plate, Turkish pizza or meal deal options. End your meal with a vegan baklava or ice cream and have it delivered straight to your door with Deliveroo or Uber Eats.

Vegan Fish and Chips

Where: Sutton and Sons, Stoke Newington & Islington

When: Daily from lunch

Best for: Fish and chips

Tuck into ‘fish’ cakes, ‘prawn’ cocktail, pies, ‘sausage’, 'fish' burgers and a variety of vegan sauces from this dedicated menu for vegan fish and chips in London. You can even take your meat-eating pals along to indulge in the classic chip shop menu.

Vegan Restaurants London

There is no shortage of vegan restaurants in London and you’ll find worldly cuisine with a vegan-friendly twist all over the city.

Vegan Mexican Restaurant

Where: Club Mexicana, The Spread Eagle Pub

When: Wednesday - Sunday

Best for: Mexican food

For Mexican style vegan food which is full of flavour, you need Club Mexicana. Whether you are craving tacos, nachos, guacamole, salsa or chimichurri, their dishes are sure to tickle your taste buds.

Vegan-Friendly Restaurant

Where: Ethos, near Oxford Street

When: Every day at different meal times

Best for: All day food

Enjoy vegan afternoon tea, Sunday brunch, lunch or dinner at Ethos where you pay by the weight of your plant-based or gluten-free meals. Choose from freshly prepared hot food and delicious salads and you can also click and collect your vegan-friendly meal.

Vegan Italian Restaurant

Where: Riccardo’s, Chelsea

When: Open daily from 10am

Best for: Italian food

Perfect for the whole family, you’ll find traditional Italian cuisine as well as a gluten-free and vegan menu. Indulge in tapas, pizza and more and get a taste of Tuscany delivered straight to your door.

Vegan Japanese Restaurant

Where: Itadaki Zen, Kings Cross

When: Monday - Saturday

Best for: Japanese

Visit Europe’s first organic and vegan Japanese restaurant in London for sushi, sides, lunch, drinks and desserts. All meals are handmade to order and students can get 10% discount on delicious Japanese dishes.

Explore London’s vegan restaurants and vegan food scene when you are visiting the capital whether you are vegan or just want to try something new. With so much to choose from, your food will never be lacking flavour and you’ll always be spoilt for choice. During your stay, why not take a bus tour around London with The Original Tour and see the best bits of London on board one of our open-top buses.