Sometimes you just need a ginormous slice of pizza to get through the day, which is exactly why Voodoo Rays is a go-to for vegans craving a carb fix. Head on over to their Peckham outpost and gorge on their signature American-style creations in an undeniably cool setting.
Vegan Junk Food in London
Gone are the days when veggie burgers were glorified potato products and vegans felt unfulfilled when searching for the perfect hangover cure. As veganism continues to thrive in London, restaurants are serving up more of what the people want, and sometimes that's just good ol' fashioned junk food. Now, vegans can satisfy those fast food cravings with a stacked 'bleeding' burger, hearty seitan hotdog or piles of spicy tacos. Check out our recommendations of London's best vegan junk food, so you can chow down happy.
The NYC-inspired Dirty Bones aren't shy a vegan dish or three, churning out everything from their Vegan Classic with a Moving Mountains plant-based burger, to Buffalo Aubergine in an agave Buffalo hot sauce served over an almond yogurt ranch dressing.
The Four Quarters is not only a haven for retro gaming in Peckham, but it also offers high-quality fast food feasting. Chomp on stacked burgers, seitan wings and mouthwatering corn dogs while shooting up zombies or zooming through the Mario Universe.
Strongroom have created the perfect environment for their diners by offering top-notch music and a menu that features plenty of vegan junk food. Snuggle up with a quinoa burger, cauliflower wings and a bowl of poutine as you're serenaded by some of London's best new musicians.
Ok, so some may argue this isn't technically junk food, but when you need a hearty breakfast that's made up of piles of pancakes or a full-blown fry-up, The Breakfast Club are an absolute winner. Simply pair with one of their signature cocktails for the ultimate all-day brunch experience.
Sometimes you just want a good old fat, greasy burrito to make the day a little easier. Thank goodness DF Tacos are on hand with vegan junk food aplenty. Their dedicated vegan menu includes ancho mushroom tacos and dirty nachos, which can be washed down with frozen margaritas.
byCHLOE is all about guilt-free junk food, offering burgers, cookies and hot breakfasts with quality ingredients, so it almost feels healthy. Indulge in a pesto meatball sub, a full vegan roast or their take on classic fish and chips with crispy tofu, homemade mushy peas and tartar sauce.
This trendy Shoreditch eatery specialises in fast food and casual comfort food, perfect for those junk food cravings. Using 100% plant-based ingredients, Genesis create mouthwatering creations from across the globe, from burgers to banh mi, curries to tacos, delicious.
BrewDog have not only perfected a vegan craft brew, but they've gone so far as launching meat-free Mondays with 2-4-1 on their plant-based food in all of their bars. Tuck into one of their burgers for the perfect way to dispel those start-of-the-week blues in the best way possible.
Deptford pub The Full Nelson serves exclusively meat-free grub, with vegan alternatives available for all dishes. Head on down for a tasty brew and faux chicken burger, or a boozy brunch with heaps of pancakes, 'eggs' Benedict or the Full Nelson brekkie for the perfect hangover fix.