7 of the best vegan cafés in London
From Soho to Shoreditch, vegan restaurants are becoming increasingly popular in London. Whether you’re looking for an almond milk matcha latte or a meat-free version of a traditional British pie, the city has an eatery to suit every taste
If you like to indulge and are following the raw foodism movement, make a beeline for this Kensal Rise hotspot. With dishes ranging from raw cheesecakes and cupcakes to savoury snacks such as raw pizza, this vegan menu is nothing short of spectacular.
Paradise Unbakery, 59 Chamberlayne Road, London NW10 3ND, +44 (0)20 8968 8321
You’ll find CookDaily at Shoreditch’s Boxpark pop-up shipping container shopping mall and the restaurant is one of London’s coolest and most popular vegan eateries. The menu ranges from dishes with Southeast Asian flavours to the new Chickn and Mushroom Pie, a vegan twist on a British classic.
CookDaily, Boxpark, 2-10 Bethnal Green Road, London E1 6GY, +44 (0)7498 563168
Fed by Water
Offering a health-conscious twist on classic Italian dishes, Fed by Water is one of east London’s best-loved vegan restaurants. Promoting a focus on an alkaline Mediterranean plant-based diet, all of the dishes aim to improve your nutritional health without compromising on taste.
Fed by Water, Dalston Cross Shopping Centre, 64 Kingsland High Street, London E8 2LX, +44 (0)20 7249 6242
If you’re looking for a restaurant that uses the freshest produce, caters for vegans, vegetarians and coeliacs and has an organic vegan wine list, visit Manna. Located in London’s well-known Primrose Hill area, it’s loved by celebrities, locals and visitors alike.
Manna, 4 Erskine Road, London NW3 3AJ, + 44 (0)20 7722 8028
This fun spot in central London offers frozen yoghurt, ice cream, shakes and smoothies, all of which are gluten and dairy-free as well as vegan. With compostable cutlery and a focus on zero waste, Yorica is a must-visit eco-friendly destination.
Yorica, 130 Wardour Street, London W1F 8ZN, +44 (0)20 7434 4370
The Mae Deli
Ella Mills, the British food and lifestyle blogger behind Deliciously Ella, has expanded her brand with two plant-based eateries in the city. The newest location is close to Bond Street and offers breakfast bowls and pancakes alongside cold-pressed juices and energy balls.
The Mae Deli, 18-20 Weighhouse Street, London W1K 5LU
Eating a plant-based diet doesn’t mean you have to skip the sweet stuff, as Ms Cupcake proves. The bakery is a short walk from Brixton tube station and offers vegan versions of all your favourite desserts, including red velvet cake and brownies.
Ms Cupcake, 408 Coldharbour Lane, London SW9 8LF, +44 (0)20 3086 8933