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23 Review(s).

44 Cloth Fair, London, England

Loved this Place

What a find. Tucked out of the way this Fabulous rustic Italian restaurant is a must when you are in London. We recently went for a Saturday night and liked it so much we went back on the Monday, 4 of us ordered lots of different things the bruschetta was my personal favourite, the food was freshly made using lovely fresh ingredients. Lots of Vegan choice. The price is very reasonable and the service was great, genuine warm Italian people working in there, The owner is Vegetarian so has a good understanding of veggie food. The atmosphere very pleasant. Cant wait to go again.

2B Jacksons Ln, Carmarthen, Wales

New all Veggie place in Carmarthen

This used to be an organic cafe, and in March 2014 went all veggie.

This is a great little eatery, the food is hearty, tasty and fresh. The service is lovely, but be patient because it takes them time to make the food, not fast food here.
Good varied menu with an all day veggie breakfast. Lots of vegan choices.
Really lovely place, will go again and again. Up a small alley way, not far from M&S

The Clock Tower, St. Catherine Street, Caramarthen, Wales

Great Mostly Vegan Cafe/Cakery

A really lovely place serving hot drinks, vegan cakes, vegan soups, vegan sandwiches, and vegan cookies. Much more. They do offer a few vegetarian options but it is mostly vegan. Near to the New Debenhams in Carmarthen town centre.

The owner is vegan, so she knows what she is doing.

Clock Tower, Market Way, St. Catherines Walk, Carmarthen, Wales

Brilliant

This is a fab vegan cafe, lots of pies, sandwiches, cakes, drinks and plenty of take away food. Seating is outside under a tented area. Also they stock some unusual vegan products that I have not seen before. A rare find in Wales loved it. Will go again.

43, Old Compton St, London, England

Great

Good little lunch place. Very good value, filling and simple food. Yummy.

53 Lexington St, Soho, London, England

Great Breakfast

We went twice for breakfast over our weekend in London. Simple tasty food, good vegan choice even on sweet things.

181-183 Wardour Street, London, England

Go before everyone else finds it

This is a burger style veggie place, however it does offer a little more. The staff cant seem to do enough, the food is quite nice, the burgers are the best and the vegan chocolate cake is fab. Good vegan choices.

My only negative is that they are a little pushy on animal rights, I think this might put off the meat eaters, I dont think I would take my meat eating friends along sadly. They just need to tone it down a bit.

The Barkers Building, 63/97 High Street, Kensington, West London, England

Good

We tried this place again to see if it had improved. Yes it has, The food was just lovely, and they did have some cheaper options as well which is great. We had a chickpea Crepe which was divine (main course) and we also had a red pepper cashew cheese wrap which was very tasty. For desert we had the chocolate torte just lovely. Really glad we decided to try again.

Updated from previous review on Wednesday June 16, 2010
We went this restaurant when it first opened and then again this week. The one in Shoreditch curtain street is much better than this one. The food is a little expensive for its setting in the middle of the wholefoods market. The first time we went we enjoyed the food, the second time the food was not wonderful, quite boring, and very expensive for a lunch time. It is good that everything is vegan but I think they could do better.

152-154 Curtain Road, Shoreditch, London, England

Much Improved

We go here every couple of months, this time they have really improved, the food was great, and the atmosphere was really nice. The vegan cheese starter selection is really special. Great cocktails and deserts.

They have changed the menu recently.

High Street Arcade, 10-11 High Street, Swansea, Wales

Great Little Veggie Cafe

This cafe is tiny, hard to find and has a limited menu. However it is brilliant. The food is well cooked simple and tasty. Vegan options abound, I had the vegan all day breakfast and I must say not only was I stuffed but it was so good and even came with a cup of tea all for £4. So cheap but lovely. Try the vegan cakes you will not be let down. Worth investigating if you are in Swansea a real little gem of a place. The service was great and the food is made fresh to order. Seriously try it.

40-41 Dean Street, London, England

Not Wonderful Anymore

Oh dear - what has happened to Zilli Green? This was our go-to restaurant for a wedding anniversary weekend in London and, having been there a few times before, we had high expectations of a good evening despite having read some very poor reviews of late. The starter of oriental style dumplings was tasty but a little over oily,
but it was the mains that killed Zilli Green for us. I ordered tofu sausage with spring green mash. The sausages were lacklustre (we suspect bought in) affairs, but I stared in disbelief after tasting the mash and asked my husband to taste it. Yep, it tasted like Smash powdered potato. We asked the embarrassed looking waiting staff and after a few minutes the head chef bowled up. He confirmed what we suspected - the spring onion mash was made with organic potato flakes not real potatoes that had been actually mashed. Add water and stir, charge £11.90. Nice work if you can get it.

My husband ordered Mexican black bean chilli and crispy tortillas. The head chef claimed to have made the crispy tortillas. If true, this person has the singular distinction of being able to replicate the look,
texture and taste of mass produced nachos right down to the conveyor marks. Then again, this is the same head chef who said with a straight face that they had served the organic potato flaked to "millions" of customers. Given it opened Feb 14th 2010 - that means a minimum of 2,700 customers every single day eating their fancy Smash. That's some going.

Even the chilli managed to deliver less taste than a store bought salsa.

At this stage, and having met the defiantly proud peddler of smash mash and dorritos, we left. We paid for the starter and they still charged us for the wine (only half drunk) and water. I know people will say we shouldn't have paid - but on principle I didn't want them to think we were complaining to get out of paying for anything.

The sad thing is we had such high hopes for Zilli Green, but I'm embarrassed to think that people will eat there thinking this is anywhere near the pinnacle of vegetarian dining.

4 Northgate St, Aberystwyth, Wales

Good Veggie Cafe

Enthusiastic staff, simple food, but tasty with lots of choice and vegan options. This place tries very hard to fit in with your dietary needs and always coming up with new specials.

48 Eastcastle St, London, England

flies, flies oh my

After lunch at nearby tibits, we decided to find this place and have a coffee to check it out for a later meal. Staff did not know if the hot chocolate could be made vegan, staff did not know what was on offer for vegans for breakfast, staff really not interested or invested in their jobs, they could care less is the attitude.We looked at the food on display on the heat plates and the salad section. Whilst the food looked nice and some was clearly marked vegan, we were totally put off by the flies buzzing around. Not for me, I like to go where you feel welcomed by knowledgable staff without the flies.

8 Cradock Street, Swansea, Wales

Nice little Cafe

Veggie and vegan cafe. Reasonable food quality, and fantastic vegan cakes.

12 Great Oak St, Llanidloes, Wales

Nice Veggie Cafe

The food is mostly great, vegan options. It is a little hippy but all in all a good veggie cafe.

22 Foley St, London, England

Just lovely

Tried this twice for breakfast whilst on a trip to London, Simple food but very delicious. Avocado on toast yum, home made beans on toast yum, fancy jam on toast yum, fantastic coffee, wonderful vegan cakes. Great atmosphere relaxed. Only negative is they are not open on the weekends.

4 Erskine Rd, Primrose Hill, North West London, England

Not Bad

We have been for Sunday lunch about 5 times now. It is very hit and miss on the food. The sunday lunch is OK but nothing to sing about. The deserts are OK but again not very inspiring. The chefs need to stop adding tofu to everything (personally I hate the stuff). They have gone all vegan now which is better. a £15 taxi ride from central London.

45 Lexington St, London, England

Nice Place

This is a good veggie place, prices reasonable, food not gourmet, but tasty. Service and atmosphere really good. Lots of vegan choices. The seating is a bit tight but it is usually really busy which is a good sign of good food.

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