Catering for a vegan? Switching things up for a veggie night? Just want to get in on the meal kit hype? Well, finally you can do all of these things as some of the city's top plant-based places are delivering signature dishes to your door. From Mexican spreads to meat-free burgers, gooey pizzas to aromatic curries, there are plenty of ways to get your five a day with our guide to the best vegetarian and vegan DIY meal kits in London (and the UK).
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Dirty Bones: Get dirty at home with Dirty Bones’ vegan chilli cheeseburger, a drool-inducing combo of pickled jalapeños, relish and cheese on top of a signature patty. And if you’re thirsty, go ahead and throw in a trio of classic cocktails while you’re there.
Dishoom: Fed up of hearing all about Dishoom’s bacon naan? Well now veggies and vegans can get a look-in. Your kit includes all you need to create fresh bread and scrumptious sausages topped with tomato sauce for two people, there’s even steaming cups of chai to accompany.
Rosa’s Thai Cafe: If you’re searching for vegan DIY meal kits in London with an Asian twist, Rosa’s at home experience is sure to satisfy any craving. Choose between the aromatic tofu green curry or classic pad Thai, with a step-by-step cookalong video ensuring you get restaurant-quality results.
Barge House: Get your brunch fix with Barge House’s dedicated vegetarian meal kit, Breakfast en Bread. The East London haunt is renowned for its freshly-baked rolls stuffed with breakfast goodies, now you can get your chops around veggie and egg-filled creations or try out their vegan option.
Green Haus: Create the ultimate date night with this swish experience from the minds behind Six by Nico. The Green Haus box from Home X is an eight-course feast that changes with the seasons; think dishes like orzo puttanesca, nasi goreng cauliflower, patatas a lo pobre and rich chocolate cake.
Galvin: Offering nationwide delivery and London collection, Galvin at Home is one of the best vegetarian meal kits for fine dining at home. While menus change weekly, you can expect French-style staples like leek vinaigrette, egg and winter truffle, brandade of piquillo peppers with black olives and tarte tatin.
Pizza Pilgrims: Switch up your usual at home antics with a delivery from Pizza Pilgrims, whose frying pan pizza kits have become the stuff of legends. From mushroom and truffle Neapolitan to dairy-free creations and Nutella rings, these fuss-free creations are set to impress.
Rudy’s Vegan Diner: Vegan dinner ideas don’t get much better than these boxes from Rudy’s Vegan Diner. The London gem is upping your at home dining with their famous Reuben sarnies, broccoli mac ‘n’ cheese, dirty beef burgers and chicken Caesar buns alongside faux meat deli options.
MEATLiquor: Desperately seeking vegetarian restaurant meal kits in the UK? MEATLiquor are delivering their fabulously filthy creations across the country. Choose from the tempeh tantrum burger and the chilli cheese dog (or go for both) and top off your order with a couple of signature tipples.
Club Mexicana: Ditch the supermarket tacos in favour of something a little more fun. Club Mexicana’s offerings come in a variety of flavours, from sticky jackfruit to the classic cheezeburger, with the chance to add on loaded nachos and easy-to-mix margaritas, perfect for lockdown fiestas.
Pasta Evangelists: Arguably one of the best vegetarian restaurant kits going at the moment, Pasta Evangelists are delivering fresh Italian eats to your door. With an ever changing menu of seasonal ingredients, dishes include fettuccine with truffle alfredo and mozzarella ravioli with vegan and gluten-free options too.
Vurger Co: Another favourite for vegan burgers in London is Vurger Co (as the name suggests). Create the ultimate plant-based cheat day spread with brisket loaded fries, mac ‘n’ cheese and the classic Vurger with brioche bun, patties, cheese and gherkins. Better yet? It’s available nationwide.
Cash & Kari by Hoppers: This quirky meal kit service comes inspired by street-side carts. Brought to you by the team behind Hoppers, Cash & Kari will have you munching on Sri Lankan delicacies with minimal effort. Go all-out with paneer kothu, banana chips, vegetable rolls and chocolate cake, with vegan alternatives available too.
Cinnamon Collection: On the hunt for a vegan curry kit? Vivek Singh’s Cinnamon Collection are delivering impressive three-course dinners that are made for special occasions. Expect warming dishes including spiced lentil soup, aubergine tamarind crumble and coconut pineapple pudding.
Jikoni: With options for both one and two people, Jikoni has you covered for solo dining and romantic date nights at home. Order a vegetarian meal kit from this London restaurant and you’ll get to experience comfort food classics from Kenya, Thailand, China or India.
Honest Burgers: Build your very own Plant Burger with this vegan DIY kit from Honest Burgers. You'll get patties, smoked gouda-style cheese, chipotle mayo, pickle and buns alongside the restaurant's signature rosemary fries to round off your meal nicely.
Birtellis: Got a hankering for freshly-baked pizza? These DIY dinner boxes from Birtelli’s are fun to make and they taste delicious. Recreate signature slices at home with fresh ingredients and premade bases. From goats cheese and onion marmalade to the vegan garden, there’s something for everyone.
Patty & Bun: The folks at Patty & Bun have created the perfect solution for mixed meat-eating and vegetarian households with their burger meal kits. Order yourselves a combo box and you’ll get two beef and two plant-based versions of the Ari Gold and Smokey Robinson (ingredients are kept separately).
Shoryu: Ever wanted to recreate Shoryu’s signature ramen? Now’s your chance to have a restaurant-quality bowl of the stuff at home with their vegan DIY meal kit. Think hosomen noodles, 12-hour bangin' vegan tonyu stock and kikurage mushrooms... just top off with sake for the ultimate Japanese experience.
Homeslice: Homeslice’s Take and Bake service will have you remaking their signature slices in miniature 12inch form (sometimes in collaboration with booze brands). Simply order online by choosing the desired quantity and toppings, then they’ll be delivered to your door ready to be reheated at home.
Nonna Tonda: Get your pasta fix with Nonna Tonda, who are delivering vegetarian meal kits in London, Oxford and Brighton. The best part? It’s a total surprise what you’ll get. Simply choose the veggie option and you’ll get fresh pasta, homemade sauce and parmesan that can be assembled and eaten within five minutes.
Gauthier: This luxury vegan meal kit from Gauthier is all you need for a slap-up dinner at home. Made in Soho but delivered nationwide, the eight-course box is prepared weekly by the chefs and requires very little work from you. As well as seasonal specials, there’s occasion boxes and the odd international twist.
Pied à Terre: On the hunt for a Michelin-starred vegan DIY meal kit in London? Pied a Terre is on-hand with dedicated boxes for delivery and collection. Each week they prepare seasonal dishes, including lentil bolognese moussaka, truffle mushroom dip and vanilla rice pudding.
Mooshies: These guys are somewhat of an East London institution, so it will come as a great relief that they’re now delivering enticing vegan burgers to your door. Knock up a couple of Mooshies’ faux beef buns and round off your junk food dinner with cheese dippers, loaded fries or nachos.
Bao: These DIY meal kits from Bao are sure to inject a little extra fun into your cooking regime. Alongside your vegetarian daikon kit, you can add sweet treats such as molten cherry and chocolate bao, salted egg custard sad faces and a choice of cocktails, beer and sake.
Passo: Whip up a storm in your kitchen with Passo’s vegetarian restaurant meal kits, which will help you to achieve authentic pasta and pizza dishes with as little fuss as possible. Whether you’re craving paccheri pasta with slow-cooked tomatoes or three cheese margherita pizza, this place is a must.
Biff's: Purveyors of filthy vegan junk food, Biff’s are delivering vegan meal kits across the UK. Build your own jackfruit burgers at home or opt for their taster menu which features five courses of faux ribs, corn dogs, mini burgers, enticing desserts and plenty more to fill your belly.
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