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Vegan / Vegetarian Restaurants: (24 Listings)

Black Cat

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.5 stars 18 reviews
76 Clarence Road, Hackney, East London, E5 8HB
Not open now: Mon 12:00pm-9:00pm, Wed-Fri 12:00pm-9:00pm, Sat-Sun 10:00am-8:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan, British, Western

Open Oct 2013 a cooperatively run, not-for-profit, vegan cafe. Offers vegan sweets and treats and sells vegan cookbooks. Inexpensive.

Andu Caffe

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
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528 Kingsland Rd, Dalston, East London, E8 4AH
Not open now: Mon-Thu 1:00pm-7:00pm, Fri 1:00pm-9:00pm, Sat-Sun 1:00pm-7:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan, Ethiopian, Take-out

Small Ethiopian cafe and restaurant in the heart of Dalston. Simple menu: six vegan choices, served with injera (Ethiopian flatbread) or rice – you get all six samples with a choice of portion size – take away (£3,99), small meal for one (£5), big meal for one (£7) and meal for two (£10). Cozy place with a very Ethiopian look and feel. Wheelchair accessible. Inexpensive.


Cafe Maloka

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
4.0 stars 5 reviews
62 Broadway Market, London Fields, Hackney, East London, E8 4QJ
Not open now: Mon-Sun 8:00am-7:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Organic, British, English, Western, Take-out

Small vegetarian cafe and tearoom with vegan and gluten-free options, large selection of tea. Also a small wholefood and tea shop. Formerly Gossip Cafe, still veg. Cash only. Moderate.


  • Vegetarian Restaurant
4.0 stars 2 reviews
10 Sebert Rd, East London, E7 0NQ
Not open now: Mon-Fri 7:30am-6:30pm, Sat 9:00am-5:00pm, Sun 10:00am-4:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Western, Take-out

Vegetarian cafe with a friendly atmosphere and wi-fi. A vegan main meal is offered each week Wednesday-Friday. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.

G and T Coffee House

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
5.0 stars 8 reviews
204 Cambridge Heath Rd, East London, E2 9NQ
Not open now: Mon-Fri 8:00am-6:30pm, Sat-Sun 9:00am-4:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Organic, British, English, Take-out

An organic shop, coffee and tea house. Offers a vegan food menu which includes breakfast, miso soup, fresh juices, Manna Cakes baked goods. Serves Union brand coffee. Has a shelf products section selling organic and biodynamic ingredients. Also runs a fresh produce ordering system - inquire within. Food and groceries are vegan; however, cow milk is offered for drinks. Has outdoor seating. Inexpensive.

Hornbeam Cafe

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
4.0 stars 4 reviews
Hornbeam Environmental Centre, 458 Hoe Street, Walthamstow, East London, E17 9AH
Not open now: Tue-Sun 10:00am-5:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, British, English, Organic, Beer/Wine, Take-out

Non-profit operation that's part of wider eco initiative. Supports local disadvantaged group. Vegan-friendly food that's local, organic, vegetarian and reflects the different cuisines of the borough. A relaxing place on a busy street corner. Formerly named Gannets. Cash only. Moderate.


  • Vegetarian Restaurant
5.0 stars 3 reviews
38 Brushfield St, Spitalfields, East London, E1 6AT
Not open now: Mon-Thu 10:00am-8:00pm, Fri 10:00am-4:00pm, Sun 12:00pm-6:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Middle Eastern, Ovo, Salad bar, Fast food, Take-out, Delivery

Chain of vegetarian falafel bars with all food being vegan apart from hard-boiled egg and feta cheese extra toppings options. Dine in or take-out with online ordering available. Made-in-house to order falafel in a pita or bowl and a huge range of salads. While waiting for order, offers samples. Inexpensive.

Rainforest Creations

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
4.5 stars 4 reviews
Old Spitalfield Market (at /near Hornsey Gate entrance), East London, E1
Not open now: Sun 9:00am-5:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Organic, Raw, Western, British, Take-out only

Part of a chain of market stalls specializing in raw foods. Menu includes wraps, salad, and "flan" boxes. The non-vegan item is a mung bean salad which contains honey. Check website for other stall locations. Moderate.

Saravanaa Bhavan

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
2.0 stars 1 review
300, High Street North, Manor Park, London, East London, E12 6SA
Not open now: Mon-Sun 9:00am-11:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Indian, Take-out

Part of vegetarian Indian restaurant group. This location established since 2005. Seats 100. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

The Gallery Cafe

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
4.0 stars 20 reviews
21 Old Ford Road, Bethnal Green (at /St Margaret's House), East London, E2 9PL
Not open now: Mon-Fri 8:00am-9:00pm, Sat-Sun 9:00am-9:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, British, English, Take-out

Situated near the Museum of Childhood in Bethnal Green, a social enterprise of St. Margaret's House. All food is vegan with vegetarian options, including pizza with vegan cheese. Also hosts a program of live events, a new art exhibition from an up-and-coming artist every month, live music nights, film screenings, comedy, and spoken word events throughout the year. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.

The Larder

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
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241-245 Globe Rd, Bethnal Green, East London, E2 0JD
Not open now: Mon-Fri 8:00am-7:00pm, Sat 9:00am-5:00pm, Sun 10:00am-4:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, International, Take-out

A vegetarian kitchen in the heart of Globe Town serving unique creations prepared daily. Also serving coffee, pastries and cakes, including vegan, dairy-free and gluten-free offerings. Also is a store. Enclosed courtyard garden. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.

Bamboo Box

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 1 review
194 Shoreditch High Street, East London, E1 6LG
Not open now: Mon-Sun 11:30am-9:00pm
Cuisine: Thai, Pan Asian, Fast food, Take-out only, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Thai and Pan Asian curries to-go, all of which are dairy-free and can be requested with tofu instead meat. Inexpensive.

Brilliant Corners

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 1 review
470 Kingsland Rd, East London, E8 4AE
Not open now: Wed-Thu 5:30pm-12:00am, Fri-Sat 5:30pm-1:30am, Sun 4:00pm-12:00am
Cuisine: Japanese, Beer/Wine, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Bar and dining with frequent live music. Reported offers natural wine and you could get vegan Japanese food. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

FED by Water

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
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64 Kingsland Rd, East London, E8 2LX
Not open now: Mon-Wed 8:00am-10:00pm, Thu-Sat 8:00am-11:00pm, Sun 8:00am-10:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Pizza, Italian, Delivery, Catering, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. An Italian restaurant offers a myriad of unique vegan dishes including pizza, pasta, salads with seitan and calzone. As of April 2015, could possibly be offering a 100% vegan menu in the future, so please support them. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Save the Date Cafe

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
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2 Abbot St, East London, E8 3DP
Not open now: Wed-Sat 11:00am-2:00pm, Fri 6:00pm-10:00pm
Cuisine: International, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. A not-for-profit egalitarian eatery based in Dalston, East London, launched Dec 2014. This freegan café, a chapter of The Real Junk Food Project, serves food that would otherwise be going to waste – operating on a "pay what you feel policy." Built by volunteers using recycled and donated materials, the cafe is almost completely carbon neutral. Has outdoor seating. Cash only. Inexpensive.

The Red Lion Pub

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
3.0 stars 1 review
640 High Road Leytonstone, East London, E11 3AA
Not open now: Mon-Thu 12:00pm-11:00pm, Fri-Sat 12:00pm-2:00am, Sun 12:00pm-11:00pm
Cuisine: Ovo, Lacto, British, English, Western, Beer/Wine, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Part of the Antic pub and bar group. Offers a variety of drinks and pub food. Kitchen is aware of vegan requirements for a meal and always have one of two veg options on the menu that can be made vegan, or call in advance to arrange a specially-made vegan meal. Host music events inside and out in its backyard. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Voodoo Rays

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
3.5 stars 2 reviews
95 Kingsland High St (at Dalston Junction), East London, E8 2PB
Not open now: Mon-Wed 5:00pm-12:00am, Thu-Fri 5:00pm-3:00am, Sat 12:00pm-3:00am, Sun 5:00pm-12:00am
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, American, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Pizza, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Serves New York style pizza by the slice or by 22" pies. Has two kinds of vegan pizzas and six vegetarian, plus rotating specials. Full bar on premises. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.


  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 1 review
Jubilee Place, 45 Bank Street (at Canary Wharf), East London, E14 5NY
Not open now: Mon-Sat 11:00am-10:00pm, Sun 11:30am-9:00pm
Cuisine: Japanese, Asian Fusion, Fast food, Beer/Wine, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. International franchise chain inspired by Japanese food. Vegetarian items are marked with a V and some can be made vegan, but likely has only 1 fryer for meat & veg. Has freshly squeezed juices, edamame, goma wakame salad, yasai gyoza (dumplings), yasai itame (tofu, veg & noodles in a coconut soup). Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Yaal Restaurant

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404 Barking Road, Barking, East London, E6 2SA
Not open now: Mon-Sun 12:00pm-1:00am
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Indian, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Delivery, South Indian, Sri Lankan, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Stylish place that is fully licenced. Has many vegan dishes. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.

Health Food Stores, Vegan Shops, Vegan Bakeries, Vegetarian B&Bs, Veg Catering, Veg*n Organizations: (17 Listings)

Vegan Sweet Tooth

  • Veg Catering
  • Vegan
5.0 stars 3 reviews
London areas, East London E11 4EZ

Vegan stalls around East London. Baker Giancarlo offers custom cakes for any occasion, catering, vegetarian and vegan cooking classes. Specializes in allergy-friendly cakes and sells them at different markets - check webpage for latest updates. Saturday at Backyard Market 9am-6pm and in Angel North London @chapel market 9am-6pm. Sunday at Chatsworth Road Market 11am-4pm. Sunday at Home-grow Market inside Sunday Upmarket 9am-6pm. Check its website for full details. Cash only.

Harvest E8

  • Health Food Store
4.5 stars 2 reviews
130-132 Kingsland High St, East London E8 4PH
Not open now: Mon-Sun 8:00am-10:00pm

An independently/family owned organic nutrition shop with a small cafe. Cafe serves cappuccino with soy or almond milk and a wide range of vegan and gluten free cakes. Wooden floor and tables. The shop has 4,000 plus items in stock, mostly organic, with a lot of choices for vegans.

Tickled Tastebud

  • Bakery
  • Vegan
5.0 stars 1 review
The Old Truman Brewery, 91 Brick Lane (at Sunday Upmarket), East London E1 6QL
Not open now: Sun 10:00am-5:00pm

Bakery stall selling all-vegan pies both sweet as well savory along with different flavors of vegan cheesecakes. At this market since Nov 2014. Check its website for updates.

Farmers Market

  • Farmers' Market
5.0 stars 1 review
Broadway Market, Hackney (at just south of London Fields), East London E8 4PH

Hackney Farmers Market. Saturdays 9am-5pm. The market offers a varied selection of goods including organic & conventional veggies, organic fair-trade coffee, organic breads and pastries, snack foods, and health drinks. Find Gujurati Rasoi Indian food stall here.

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