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Guide to East London Vegan Restaurants, Vegetarian Restaurants, Natural Foods, & Health Food Stores.
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Vegan / Vegetarian Restaurants: (16 Listings)

Black Cat

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.5 stars 14 reviews
76 Clarence Road, Hackney, East London, E5 8HB
Mon 12:00pm-8:00pm, Wed-Fri 12:00pm-8:00pm, Sat-Sun 12:00pm-7:00pm
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.

Cafe Maloka

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
4.0 stars 5 reviews
62 Broadway Market, London Fields, Hackney, East London, E8 4QJ
Open Mon-Sun 8am-7pm.
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 1 review
10 Sebert Rd, East London, E7 0NQ
Open Mon-Fri 7:30am-6:30pm, Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 10am-4pm.
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 7 reviews
204 Cambridge Heath Rd, East London, E2 9NQ
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
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 2 reviews
38 Brushfield St, Spitalfields, East London, E1 6AT
Open Mon-Thur 10am-8pm, Fri 10am-4pm, Sun 12-6pm.
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
Open Sun 9am-5pm.
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.

The Gallery Cafe

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
3.5 stars 17 reviews
21 Old Ford Road, Bethnal Green (at /St Margaret's House), East London, E2 9PL
Open Mon-Fri 8am-9pm, Sat-Sun 9am-9pm.
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.

Creperie du Monde

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
3.0 stars 1 review
51 Chatsworth Rd, East London, E5 0LH
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Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Western, Juice bar, Take-out, French, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Offers vegan, gluten free and buckwheat crepes. Has outdoor seating. Cash only. Moderate.

Voodoo Rays

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 1 review
95 Kingsland High St (at Dalston Junction), East London, E8 2PB
Open Sun-Wed 5pm-12am, Thur-Fri 5pm-3am, Sat 12pm-3am.
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
Open Mon-Sat 11am-10pm, Sun 11:30am-9pm.
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

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
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404 Barking Road, Barking, East London, E6 2SA
Open 12pm-1am.
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: (15 Listings)

Harvest E8

  • Health Food Store
4.5 stars 2 reviews
130-132 Kingsland High St, East London E8 4PH
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.

Farmers Market

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