The Best Vegan Dishes in Covent Garden
Whether you’re celebrating 'Veganuary' or simply looking to try some meat-free dishes, Covent Garden is home to a huge range of delicious vegan restaurants and cafés, serving meals and snacks from breakfast through to dinner. From by CHLOE's vegan Mac 'n' Cheese to Avobar's Sweet Potato Toast, here's our round up of all the best vegan dishes and places to eat in the West End of London.
by CHLOE’s Mac 'n' Cheese
Deemed the ‘best vegan restaurant in town, maybe the world’ by Infatuation, by CHLOE, New York’s hippest plant-based fast casual restaurant’s new Covent Garden outpost has created a buzz in the vegan world. Don’t leave without trying the Mac 'n' Cheese or Guac Burger with side of Air Baked Fries. For something new every time you go back? Ensure to check out their Daily Market Special Menu which currently features The Smashed Avocado Toast and Miso Soup! I know it’s hard to believe but yes, it’s all vegan!
Avobar’s Sweet Potato Toast
Head to Avobar, London’s first Avocado-only restaurant in Covent Garden, for the best vegan brunch in town. The majority of the menu is vegan and undeniably delicious, with every dish on the menu championing the nation’s favourite green fruit. Spoil yourself with an avo-smoothie and the Sweet Potato Toast with Smashed Avo and Coconut Labneh.
La Goccia's Vegan Breakfast Dishes
Petersham Nurseries' La Goccia has finally launched a delicious breakfast and brunch menu to complete its all-day dining offering. For vegans and non-vegans alike, there's granola, bircher muesli with almond milk, seasonal fruit and even a vegan chocolate cookie with hazelnut sorbet.
Breakfast is served on Saturday - Sunday only from 9.30am until 11.30am.
SUSHISAMBA's Moqueca Mista
Known for its unique blend of Japanese, Brazilian and Peruvian cuisine and culture the newly opened SUSHISAMBA at the iconic Opera Terrace atop the historic Grade II-listed Market Building is a foodie's paradise, whatever your dietary requirement.
The vegan menu is especially designed to meet all of your vegan needs-without ever sacrificing flavor. Our pick? The vegan Moqueca Mista with seasonal vegetables, coconut milk, dendê oil, lime and chimichurri rice.
Le Pain Quotidien's Vegan Pot au Feu
Come lunchtime, head to Le Pain Quotidien for their impressive vegan all-day menu. Dine al fresco and enjoy the new Avocado Salad with miso-tahini dressing or the Vegan Pot au Feu which is filled with delicious veggies, nutritious quinoa served with hot spicy harissa on the side.
Remember to look out for the little carrot symbol on the menu for more vegan dishes.
The Ivy Market Grill's Sweet Potato Keralan Curry
Discover a range of exciting and delicious vegan dishes at The Ivy Market Grill in the very heart of Covent Garden. Opt for the creamy Sweet Potato Keralan Curry, made up of chickpeas, broccoli, coriander and coconut served with rice on the side, there's also over six vegan sides to choose from!
Balthazar's Grilled Vegetable, Mushroom and Smoked Aubergine Caviar on Onion Bread
Balthazar is something of a Covent Garden institution where you can enjoy a range of delicious dishes, whatever your dietary requirement. Ever heard of 'vegan caviar'? Made with smoked aubergine, the 'caviar' is served on a stack of tasty grilled vegetables and sandwiched between two pieces of potato and onion bread.
Monmouth Kitchen’s Vegetable Tacos
Monmouth Kitchen evokes an ambiance to recreate the culinary delights of the Mediterranean and South America, showcasing a contemporary selection of Italian and Peruvian small plates complemented with the finest wines and our signature cocktails. Vegan diners can enjoy a range of delicious plant-based dishes, from Tomato Ceviche to Vegetable Tacos with Tomato Salsa. Hungry yet?
Farmstand’s Baked Sicilian Aubergine
Did you know that 80% of Farmstand’s menu is vegan? It is also entirely sustainably sourced from UK-based suppliers and they only use compostable packaging, have 0% landfill waste and don’t sell bottled water. For lunch, try the Baked Sicilian Aubergine or Dill and Swiss Chard Potato Cakes with a side of Roasted Roots with Chimmichurri and Broccoli with Turmeric Satay, or tuck into a full plate of their new vegan Mac n Cheese
Cinnamon Bazaar’s Vegan Tasting Menu
Discover Cinnamon Bazaar's selection of innovative and vibrant plant-based dishes where vegans and and non-vegans alike can indulge in a four-course vegan menu (£30 per person) inspired by the hustle and bustle of ancient and modern bazaars from around the world.
Cinnamon Bazaar blends Old World flavours with Vivek’s renowned modern Indian style to create a unique cultural dining experience. Vegan dishes include Signature Watermelon Chaat, Mushroom and Green Pea Curry, Jaipur-style Okra with Spinach Poppadum Curry.
Pizza Pilgrims’ Marinara Pizza
Head to Pizza Pilgrims on Garrick Street for their vegan Marinara Pizza. It may sound simple, but its combination of tomato sauce, olive oil, garlic, basil and oregano makes it 100% vegan. And delicious!
The Alchemist's Vegan Seitan Boneless Wings
The Alchemist is a master in the dark arts of molecular mixology and a demon in the kitchen. The vegan Seitan Boneless Wings are almost too good to be true. Made from seitan, a starchless flour with the same bouncy texture as chicken, these wings are a tasty vegan alternative to chicken and come with a choice of BBQ, Sriracha or Salt & Pepper sauce. Hungry yet?
Carluccio’s Magnifica Breakfast
For an Italian touch, visit Carluccio’s on Garrick Street for their vegan Magnifica breakfast dish. Featuring baked borlotti beans with grilled yellow courgette, tomatoes, spinach and toasted ciabatta, you can also enjoy a tea or coffee and fresh juice for an extra £2. Delightful.
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