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73 Caledonian Rd, North London, England, N1 9BT

Vegan coffee shop, takeaway, and boutique near Kings Cross station. Sells a variety of goods including vegan cakes, sandwiches, frozen ready meals, plus pet snacks, books, and clothing. Has SSOV produces t-shirts, hoodies, bags, and accessories. This is also is the headquarters of the Secret Society Of Vegans. Open Mon-Sun 10:00am-6:30pm.

Categories: Vegan, Take-out, British

69 Reviews

First Review by Jemima

great staff - Edit

Awesome vegan junk food. Mint cream and choc drink is yummy

Pros: friendly helpful staff. good price

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4 stars for thé effort - Edit

Nice effort and good choice on the menu. Yet, most of the ingredients are permade, lots of quorn, so you can do the same at home.

Pros: choice

Cons: too much premade

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the smell in the shop - Edit

I was looking forward to come here as all photos looks amazing and food great. Unfortunately coffee shop is really small and it was just and about fast food:( Also straight after we entered I was hit by terrible smell of frying oil. We decided to leave and find another place.
But I bought a few things from their fridge to take home for cooking.

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Yummy yummy - Edit

I went with my husband late one Friday. The cashier was very friendly and the food was prepared quickly. It was delicious! We ordered three dishes and did not regret our life choices. We had a grilled (vegan) cheese sandwich, kebab and vegan quesadilla. For dessert we had a brownie. We also purchased the vegan whipped cream they sell there.

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good vegan junk food - Edit

Tasty vegan options, not much choice and a little unhealthy but still really good

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Nice deli-style place - Edit

This place has been around for a while and seem to be going through a staged renovation phase. They used to have shoes, t-shirts, and so on, but at the moment seem to be expanding their inside eating area. As such their selection is smaller than before but I think will grow again after phase 3 is complete.

Their doner is great, and the brownie is seriously amazing. The coffee isn't fantastic...

Service always friendly and location good - and a stone's throw from the canal

Pros: Brownie, Service, Location

Cons: Coffee, Current selection

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I love this place! - Edit

The food is amazing, and the desserts are to die for! The best chocolate brownies on Earth, and one of the best vegan cakes I've ever had!

Only thing they could do is to try and get a bigger premises so more people can eat in. If this place were more of a cafe/restaurant, they would do amazingly well I reckon!

Oh and avoid the vegan nuggets!

Pros: excellent food, excellent cake and brownies, friendly staff

Cons: small premises , not enough seating

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Perhaps not as great as could be - Edit

I chose the cheeseburger, which was uninspired: patty from a mix, slice of vegan cheese, ketchup, pickle, on a white, sesame-seed bun. They also offer kebabs, ice cream, doughnuts, cake, canned/bottled drinks. Some packaged food for purchase, including some chilled and frozen. Not many seats inside. When several people arrive around lunchtime and there’s only one staff-person, service can get slow.

Pros: all vegan, non-food vegan items available

Cons: not much seating, single staff person, uninspired burger

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Wonderful junk food! - Edit

Amazing vegan kebab, very reasonably priced! Staff were friendly and the place has a great feel. It's quite small though and not somewhere to eat in.

Pros: Amazing food, 100% vegan, Nice staff

Cons: Small

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Good Food but a bit small and slow - Edit

Wonderful atmosphere and great selection of foods to choose from, but a bit pricey for what was actually given and really not very much space to sit inside to eat.
I would rather recommend trying the burger, hot dog or cake than anything else

Pros: Lots of Choice, Great Tasting, Nice People

Cons: Small, Expensive, Slow Service

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Small but super! - Edit

I got a chicken burger and tried a cookie - both were amazing. We had to sit on the floor as there were no seats but I didn't mind. I also loved the addition of selling clothes and accessories!

Pros: great food, sells clothes too, wide selection

Cons: no chairs, difficult to find

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Vegan shop - Edit

I have been going there for years. Not very consistently but frequently enough. Before they started on the food I enjoyed the vegan items they sold which I could not otherwise easily get my hands on. To date I enjoy the shoe selection they have. And on a rare occasion I also indulge on the vegan junk food.

Pros: Great shoe selection, Vegan ice cream!, Vegan foodstuff otherwise need to order online

Cons: Sometimes the customers can be sheit

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coolest place in London!! - Edit

They have a full vegan menu and some cool merchandise inside. I picked up some cool pins and stickers, but they also had shirts, bags, and hoodies. AS IF YOU NEED MORE REASON TO GO... they also have a frozen/refrigerated section for vegan cheeses and other specialty items.

Just go... you'll love it.

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where dreams come true - Edit

Not far from Kings Cross station, I strolled up for breakfast and coffee. This unassuming little spot provided me with an exciting breakfast. I ordered a latte, chocolate eclair and the meatball sub which tasted as good as I was imagining.

A good menu of food on order, coffee, desserts & doughnuts as well as essential vegan junk food grocery items. Get in there vegans!

Pros: All vegan, amazing food, good selection of treats,

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junk food galore - Edit

Great junk food, I had currywurst on fries and my friend had the burger (he is not vegan). We both liked our food, and I had a soya cappuccino after which was great. I recommend it, though beware it's more like small greasy spoon rather than full-fledged cafe with lots of places to sit!

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amazing kebabs and burgers - Edit

Came here for lunch - the kebabs and burgers are absolutely incredible and taste just like the real thing! However, would not recommend the mac and cheese as it had no flavour and the peanut butter latte didn't work either. Overall, great place and highly recommended!

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Qual cheezburger - Edit

A tasty and filling cheezburger, near to Kings Cross station - handy! They're not trying to be fancy-fancy - in fact this burger has quite a McDonaldsy taste to it, except that the burger patty (made of seitan) is more generous/filling than a McD. Good stuff.

Cons: Limited seating

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Proudly vegan junk food - Edit

Didn't read much about what this place was, just wandered along for a vegan meal. Small, simple menu of food. I got the burger which was very fast food. Really nice soft bun, lettuce, patty, cheese, ketchup, pickles and mayo. Also got a chocolate milk and a raspberry eclair. Everything was delicious and none of it was healthy. Nothing gourmet about this place, had a cute vegan health food store meets punk vibe, nothing fancy. Good for a naughty vegan fast food treat. Also has a selection of prepackaged vegan food to prepare at home.

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could be better - Edit

Came here while waiting four our train to Paris after a long flight. We both had burgers which were ok but strangely bland. The service however was fantastic the seating was limited but it was quite when we arrived so could sit outside to enjoy the sun. I would defiantly go back but perhaps order something different or take advantage of the range of vegan goodies they sell

Pros:

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Good selection, but don't go for the meatballs sub - Edit

Nice take-away products with good selection, but I had a meatballs sub and the bread was old and stony, it was open on both ends so it all ended up on the plate after the first bite. I also asked for medium spicy and got radioactive strength chili. Meh

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Convenient venue - Edit

Vx convinces with a variety of vegan junk food that isn't the healthiest choice, but it's convenient and inexpensive.
As a tourist you would be most likely more interested in the cooked meals, the pastries and the sweets than in the stuff from the fridge, since there is plenty of food that needs a fridge or refrigerator to be kept in and a kitchen to be prepared in. As a local vegan that's a great option to buy convenience food that you won't find easily elsewhere (in addition to that you don't have to read the ingredients for hours).
You'll find some clothing, buttons and stickers and whatnot at Vx's as well.
As for the hot food they offer a surprisingly large menu: From nuggets to kebabs to quesadillas to hot dogs. You'll hit pay dirt especially if you urge cheese, since many things on the menu come with vegan chesse.
Again, not very healthy, not exquisite or posh either, but satisfying down-to-earth fast food.
Having a sweet tooth you won't miss out either: The range of cakes, cupcakes, doughnuts, ice cream and so on is kinda impressive, I have to say.
Lastly, the coffee and the coffee creations are a bit of all right.
The staff is great! Nice people with a good attitude. Good vibes. Good WiFi. And open seven days a week! If you looking for simple vegan fast food, Vx won't let you down!

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Hell dog... - Edit

Usually food is never hot enough for me but this hell dog... it was really a hell dog, tears came to my eyes, the potatoes are not real potatoes but quite nice and interesting indeed. The Pulled Jackfruit Wrap was nice and super big but it is a cold salad wrap... not what I was expecting.
The coconut cake was AMAZING... loved it so much. Should have had seconds but instead I tried the salty brownie which was a bit of disapointment but probably because I was still thinking on how good the cake was.
The place is too small but being london I do understand.

Pros: Tasty fast food

Cons: too small, Can't stop eating

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Handy location - Edit

Handy for grabbing something to eat by the canal or on the train. Expect vegan junk food. The toasted sandwich (vegan cheese and fake meat) is simple and makes a nice change.

Useful for picking up things from the fridge to take home but they don't have as wide range of cloths/shoes as they used to.

Pros: Good location close to Kings X, Good range of fake meats / cheese in the fridge, Independent vegan business

Cons: Limited seating

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Good vegan junk food and nice coffee. - Edit

Really friendly and helpful people here. I tend to eat healthy so wasn't sure what to order. They were really lovely and helpful and I ordered the kebab. (Basically a seitan and salad wrap). Really fresh and tasty. Got a coffee and choc/peanut brownie to takeaway. £10 total.

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VX is awesome! - Edit

On a visit to London from Edinburgh, got straight off the train and came here! Soooooo good!! It's about 5 mins walk from Kings Cross. Awesome sweet pastries and hot food! Visiting this place everyday before we venture into the city! It also has a great selection of frozen/refrigerated vegan items ( sausages, Mac 'n' cheese etc ) . Has loads of merchandise too to choose from as well!

Pros: Cakes , Hot foods , Merchandise

Cons: Only a few seats

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finger lickin good - Edit

The Philly was awesome, Mac n cheese was fab and cake is delish

Pros: all vegan loads of options.

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Quesadillas are disappointing :( - Edit

The place itself is really cute, the staff is friendly and they have a good variety of vegan products you can shop too. I only had the Quesadilla and a coffee and cookie. The quesadilla was awful though. It was basically just ketchup with cheese and jalapeños in a toasted tortilla. It tasted of ketchup and nothing else. A couple of veggies or lettuce would have made this dish a lot tastier.

Pros: Vegan products to shop, not very far from King's X

Cons: Quesadilla was awful, not very much seating space

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