If you're looking for vegetarian friendly dim sum in London, you've more than come to the right place. Join Ping Pong in Covent Garden for favourites the likes of their spicy vegetable dumpling, their potato and edamame cake and their spinach and mushroom dumpling.
Vegetarian (Friendly) Restaurants in London
From seasonal vegetable dishes and stunning pasta plates to top-notch tofu sushi and light lunch bites, the vegetarian revolution London certainly isn't new, but it sure is delicious and worth having a crack at. Be a lord of the land, make away with fish and meat this meal time (science says you may not need it after all) and check out our recommendations for the best vegetarian restaurants and dishes in London.
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Punchy, flavoursome and vibrant Pakistani dishes are the name of the game at Masala Wala in Brockley. The friendly Pakistani spot serves up a delicious menu, chock full of appetising veggie options.
Toting a selection of top vegetarian dishes in London, Drake and Morgan at King's Cross may not be exclusively meat-free, but it is churning out a top selection of options for those that are. From a halloumi burger and butternut squash ravioli to vegetarian sides, the menu is smaller than most, but ample in flavour.
Looking for a veggie restaurant that's packed with colour? Comptoir Libanais is a fail-safe, boasting bright interiors and a flavoursome menu to match. Of course, there's plenty of plant-based goodies to enjoy from mezze platters to salads and falafel wraps.
Fire and Stone has loads of vegetarian dishes for any discerning non-meat eater. Their pasta and salad dishes are an obvious choice, but feast on one of their global pizzas – inspired by cities from around the globe – and you're in for a real treat.
Located in Fulham, Tell Your Friends is the first restaurant from reality TV star turned chef Lucy Watson. For this spot, the menu is completely vegan, with delicious plates such as vegan fish and chips, and meat-free 'chicken' bites.
With a huge selection of veggie options on the menu, this is the ideal place when you're looking for quality Vietnamese cooking. Think noodle soup, hot and spicy dishes and wok-fried noodles to tickle your tastebuds with laid-back locations across London.
One of the most sophisticated locations for Indian dining in the city, Lokhandwala are giving you vegetarian fare with an upmarket and interesting twist. Join them for vegan drinks and smoothies, hearty cocktails, fine wine and Indian tapas the likes of wild tawa mushroom and their mish mash buns.
Praise be for the best places to find a vegetarian roast dinner in London. Casual, cool and boasting all the best traits of a classic British pub, head on down to The Black Dog as you settle down on a Sunday for one of the best meat-free British plates in the bizz.
Fresh, seasonal and wholesome; what more could you want from a vegetarian restaurant in London? A scoffing powerhouse that prides itself on carefully selected ingredients and locally sourced grub, Bermondsey Bar & Kitchen's vegetarian offering is booming, and delicious.
Jack's may be an unassuming bar in Waterloo, but that doesn't mean they're not at the top of their game for vegetarian food in London. From vegan-led tacos with seitan pieces down to an infamous quinoa burger, it's actually the vegetarians that come up trumps at Jack's.
One of the best vegetarian friendly restaurants in London, Camino Bankside has no time to waste, supplying diners with their very own vegetarian menu to choose from. Noted for their Spanish tapas plates, head on down for something truly European in the heart of London.
Looking for a unique, vegetarian restaurant in London that not only provides on all foodie fronts, but offers something a little interesting to boot? Join Inamo Camden for some of the best in Eastern cuisine as you can tuck into spicy aubergine, meat-free sushi, tofu plates and more.
Don't let The Old Ship fool you. While they may look like your average pub, they're also one of the best for vegan food in London. From vegan burgers to vegetarian alternatives, The Old Ship know what it means to go meat-free.
From a whole menu dedicated to meat-free sides to their garlic chilli paneer, there's no holding back on vegetarian food at Mint Leaf Lounge. Join them for sumptuous Indian plates in a slat-up, City of London setting.
The beautiful Wellcome Kitchen isn't just easy on the eyes, they're easy on the conscience too. Offering a variety of high-quality vegetarian options alongside all their dishes, you definitely won't leave here disappointed.
Make the most of a mezze if you're a vegetarian in London thanks to the delicious dose of plates at Levant. Hailed for their gilded and thematic interiors alongside globally renowned cocktails, the vegetarian menu at Levant is booming with tahini, pastries, falafel, deep fried pumpkin and more.
Although a meat-led restaurant, the Jones Family Project is a restaurant that pride themselves on their veggie offering. Not limited to a mere single plate, vegetarians have a hearty option of stunning and seasonal British plates alongside top notch cocktails.
Vegetarian dim sum in London, sometimes it's not the easiest to find; but with a stunning roster of plates and veggie selection, Courtesan are doing non-meat eaters just right. From grilled turnip cakes and vegetable spring rolls to Chinese broccoli dim sum, grab a bite of the Orient here.
Located in Leicester Square, Studio 88 is a lively nightlife spot that also serves a whopping menu of vegetarian-friendly dishes. Head to the basement, to find a live music haven, accompanied by fresh and delicious California rolls.
Rosa's Thai Cafe arrives in Brixton serves its range of traditional dishes to Brixton's hungry crowds. Having been created by a husband and wife that were inspired by their travels across Asia, the restaurant will take a handful of traditional recipes and subtly infuse them with modern flavours. With dishes like butternut red curry, vegetable spring rolls and plenty of tofu-based dishes, this restaurant is also perfect for vegetarians.
When it comes to vegetarian meals in London, it's Indian dining that shines. One of the best places to see all of this, head on down to Cinnamon Bazaar as their meat-free dishes boast everything from samosa chaat down to a stunning, peanut covered aubergine plate.
With Indian cuisine's main base starting as vegetables, it's no wonder that this vegetarian restaurant in London provides a stunning option for those that want to dine in style, and meat free. From paneer and vegetable curries, to steaming sides and cocktails, Cinnamon Kitchen does vegetarianism proud.
The Belle Vue is a warm and welcoming pub in Clapham – and that's to vegetarians and vegans too. Head down for delicious vegan and vegetarian dishes found on both their small and big plates menu. And while you're there, why not enjoy live music or their tasty beers?
Liban Tapas serves Lebanese fine dining from East London with a Mediterranean and French twist. Based largely around sharing plates, the diverse menu showcases fine, fresh flavours ranging with plenty of veggie options to explore.
Indulge in a menu of vibrant Venezuelan eats at Bethnal Green's Arepa & Co. Offering a wide array of veggie cachapas, rice bowls and arepas in a trendy setting, the trendy restaurant on Paradise Row really is a cool, laid back place to expand your palette.
While known for its kebabs, this great eatery in Islington caters to all diets and lifestyles. From tasty falafel to coal-fired hummus, no one is leaving the veggies out at BabaBoom.
A hidden gem when it comes to vegetarian food in London, Barsmith actually host more vegetarian and vegan options than most. From a foraged spinach pizza down to their 'very vegan' with artichoke and vegan mozarella, there's something for everyone.
Catering to vegetarians in something that Dishoom in Shoreditch do all too well. A wonderland of unique interiors and style, Dishoom is not only one of the most beautiful restaurants in town, their vegetarian menu is substantial and delicious to boot.
One of the most infamous vegetarian friendly restaurants in London, it's The Gate that shines out bright on the dining scene. Popular in Seymour Place, not only is the menu entirely vegetarian, the dishes are seasonal and there's plenty of vegan options to go around.