5 vegan restaurants in London you need to try

Britons, we bring to you five vegan spots to explore in London. There is something for every palate; be it Fish 'n' Chips, Chinese, Indian, or desserts!

Top 5 vegan restaurants in London
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Top 5 vegan restaurants in London

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We want you to explore some vegan delicacies from around the world, like Italian, Indian, Chinese, Japanese or desserts. Read more to uncover our top 5 spots—there is something for every palate.

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1. Pollen Street Social, Mayfair

Looking for a quiet lunch spot? Jason Atherton, a Michelin-starred chef, founded Pollen Street Social. He brings you a fine dining experience wherein you will find the freshest produce for vegan meals. Their vegan menu is a must-try!

Address: Pollen Street Social, 8-10 Pollen Street, London W1S 1NQ
Telephone: +44 20 7290 7600

2. Itadaki Zen, King’s Cross

Itadaki Zen is a lively eatery. It is Europe's first vegan Japanese restaurant, often frequented by students. It's become a go-to meal for many. You must try: a plate of nigiri for £8; most tapas under a fiver.

Address: Itadaki Zen, 139 King's Cross Road, London WC1X 9BJ
Telephone: +44 20 7278 3573

3. En Root, Clapham

How about this authentic Indian food that is completely vegan? From Gujarat, this restaurant brings you an array of vegan friendly items to choose from. You must try a 'thali'—a big plate adorned with multiple bowls of food items.

Address: En Root, 5 Ascot Parade, Clapham Park Road, London SW4 7EY
Telephone: +44 20 8001 6603

4. Sutton and Sons, Islington, Stoke Newington and Hackney

Oh, my! Can you believe the above photo is all-vegan? That's right, you can enjoy a classic fish and chips, vegan style. Head immediately to Suttons and Sons and quench your craving. It's the only place in London that offers this!

Address: Sutton & Sons, 356 Essex Road, London N1 3PD; 90 Stoke Newington High Street, London N16 7NY; 218 Graham Road, London E8 1BP
Telephone: +44 20 7359 1210; +44 20 7249 6444; +44 20 3645 1801

5. Lele’s, Hackney

Well, well, we saved the best for last! This cosy café has an absolutely delicious array of vegan desserts and food items! Now you can gobble everything you eyed in the bakery without compromising on your beliefs. Head over here for your weekend brunch for the vegan British breakfast.

Address: 50 Lower Clapton Road, London, E5 0RN

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