The Best Vegetarian Restaurants

Covent Garden is a foodie’s paradise with a diverse range of vegetarian restaurants to eat in. Home to the iconic Balthazar, new kids on the block Abuelo and cult favourite Avobar, when it comes to options, you are truly spoilt for choice. Here’s our round-up of all the best vegetarian-friendly dishes on offer in the London area of Covent Garden.

Ivy Veggie Breakfast

Best Veggie Breakfast

For a plant-based breakfast, start the day right by heading head to The Ivy Market Grill for their signature The Ivy Vegetarian Breakfast featuring grilled halloumi, avocado, poached hen’s eggs, hollandaise, potato hash, flat mushrooms, roast plum tomatoes, watercress and baked beans. Yum!

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Best Veggie Brunch

Balthazar serve up a range of vegetarian brunch favourites in true New York style. Opt for the New York Pancakes with fresh banana and maple syrup or Avocado on Toast with Poached Eggs served on Balthazar’s sourdough toast andaccompanied by tomato salsa.

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Best Veggie Snack

Fancy a quick coffee and a bite to eat? The Aussie-meets-South-American coffee house Abuelo, on Southampton Street, is your number one port of call. You’ll find a range of savoury and sweet snacks on the menu, from home baked brownies to sweet potato and beetroot fritters.

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Best Veggie Lunch

Avobar's signature Green Bowl is a vegetarian's dream! The bowl is made up of watercress, rocket, pea shoots, courgettes, cucumber and of course, avocado on a bed of toasted quinoa with pomegrante seeds and a creamy almond dressing. What more would you expect from London's first avocado-only restaurant? Opening soon on Henrietta Street.

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Best Veggie Burger

Meet Burgaloo, the ultimate veggie burger from MEATmarket. Consisting of house-made spiced potato, beetroot and black bean patty, red onions, pickles, lettuce and ketchup, you’ll never know the difference! Wash down with a Lagerita house cocktail, combining Ocho Blanco tequila and freshly squeezed lime juice, topped off with ice-cold Budvar in a sugar-frosted glass.


Best Veggie Sushi

Sushi isn’t just all about fish. If you’re a sushi lover, head to Sticks N Sushi on Henrietta Street and try their Green Keeper – a four-dish feast featuring inari, avocado and tenderstem nigiri, hosomaki maki, king oyster mushroom and sweet potato sticks, spicy edamame beans, grilled corn and seaweed salad.

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Best Veggie Indian Food

Unique to Cinnamon Bazaar is their range of chaats. Dating as far back as the 1600s, bazaar traders would often work long days and indulge in these savoury snacks. Choose from the likes of Samosa Chaat which is a Punjabi vegetable samosa with curried white peas, tangy tamarind chutney or a Watermelon Chaat with amaranth seeds, date chutney, masala cashew nut and much more on the menu!

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Best Dessert Lunch

SUSHISAMBA's Chocolate Banana Cake has become a reason not to fill up on their incredible Japanese, Brazilian and Peruvian fusion menu. The maple butter, plantain chip and vanilla rum ice cream is the perfect way to finish a truly incredible dinner.