A vegan meal in London that tastes good – really good…
If looking for a vegan meal in London, it can be hard to know where to look. You want somewhere that offers a real vegan treat – as opposed to just a throw-together salad so they have a “vegan option”. From afternoon tea to brunch to dinner, here are the top places to get a vegan meal in London.
Iconic Mad Hatters Afternoon Tea goes Vegan
The stylish Sanderson Hotel has crafted a delightful vegan version of their iconic Mad Hatters Afternoon Tea. Savoury treats include a delicious Mushrooms duxelle and avocado sandwich and Confit courgette and cherry tomatoes in a bridge roll, while sweet delights include a Queen of Hearts pecan, chocolate and coconut cookie and Chocolate and pistachio Blue Caterpillar. Priced at £48, the tea can also be enjoyed with a glass of Laurent-Perrier Champagne for £58, or a glass of Laurent-Perrier Cuvée Rosé for £65. For more information: www.morganshotelgroup.com/originals/originals-sanderson-london/eat-drink/the-restaurant
Vegan Brunch with flair at Asia de Cuba
Asia de Cuba has created a vegan brunch menu filled with unique and enticing flavours. Starters include the Beet Pica, baby gem lettuce, Spanish olives, currants, almonds, toasted coconut, avocado ceviche whilst main courses include the likes of Chipotle-glazed tofu, Asian greens, green papaya salad, malanga chips. Priced at £38, the brunch menu includes unlimited Mojitos, Bellinis or Bloody Marys, and at £70, guests can enjoy unlimited Laurent-Perrier Champagne.
Delicious vegan menu at Blanchette Brick Lane
The super talented Chef Director Tam Storrar has added some delicious vegan dishes to his much-loved a la carte at Blanchette Brick Lane, the new Shoreditch outpost from brothers Maxime, Yannis and Malik. These include Chickpea, Tomato and Winter Green Tagine with Rose Harissa (£6.75); Baked Spiced peppers with wild mushrooms and parsley (£7.50) and Salad of charred radicchio, lentil vinaigrette, pickled onion, herb and lemon mousse (£6.25).
Launched on Saturday, The Vurger Co’s new site in Shoreditch is dishing out delicious and indulgent vegan burgers from 11.30am till late, 7 days a week. Started by vegan junkfood pioneers, Rachel Neil and Hugh Potts, this is the first permanent site from the duo, after a string of successful pop ups throughout London and at festivals last year. Their soul satisfying, yet indulgent burgers are loved by meat-eaters and vegans alike. Try one with a side of their creamy vegan mac’n’cheese – you won’t go wrong!
Pollen Street Social
Jason Atherton’s Michelin-starred restaurant Pollen Street Social in Mayfair celebrates plant-based dining with an entirely vegan tasting menu, available for lunch and dinner throughout the week. This 9-course tasting menu is priced at £75 per head and can be accompanied by a matching wine flight. Using British seasonal ingredients, dishes include Salted baked beetroot tartare, apple, sourdough croutons and herb salad, and Woodland mushroom rice with braised white kombu and scallions. Guests can also choose individual dishes from the vegan A-La Carte menu with prices starting from £12.
London’s first mindfulness café with a unique meditation station, serves up deliciously nutritious food with plenty of vegan options, organic coffees and specialty lattes, handmade custom smoothies and organic freshly pressed juices. In a serene environment, guests are invited to sip green juice, settle into a meditation pod, select a 5 to 7-minute guided mindfulness meditation, and emerge feeling refreshed and de-stressed. Yeotown Kitchen is an extension of the Devon-based wellness retreat Yeotown, co-founded by husband and wife team Mercedes Sieff, one of the UK’s leading vinyasa flow yoga teachers and positive psychology coach, and Simon Sieff, avid surfer and yogi.
The Redemption Bar
Based in Shoreditch and in Notting Hill, Redemption Bar serves up all vegan, sugar-free and wheat-free food in a gorgeous setting – ideal for a vegan meal in London. Their menu includes the delicious Buff Burger, a protein packed fibre-boosting shitake mushroom, black bean and ruby beet burger in a gluten-free bun with tomato, lettuce, and caramelised red onion marmalade – the perfect burger alternative for those on a vegan diet. Voted one of the best vegan restaurants in London, the ethos of the Redemption Bar is firmly rooted in caring for the planet.
What are your favourite places for a vegan meal in London? Let us know!