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Whether you’ve joined the thousands of diehards going vegan for the "Veganuary" or you just simply want to cut down on your animal product intake in the New Year, here are some of the restaurants that will be catering for you.

 

kittyhawk

The Kitty Hawk

The City’s Kitty Hawk is rolling out a three-course animal-free menu for January, featuring vegan classics like grilled cauliflower steak or roasted squash, plus more creative dishes like horseradish foam and oat crumble, or maple soya pannacotta. There’ll also be pineapple carpaccio, and mocktails if you’re feeling like being good.

Where: 11, 13 & 14 South Place, London, EC2M 7EB

More information: Visit their website 

 

Rola Wala 

Indian-inspired fast food joint Rola Wala has just launched a new black bean and noodle Spice Bowl with broccoli, served with your choice of toppings including Keralan Chickpea or Sweet Potato Saagwala. For those a touch health-conscious post-Christmas, it comes in at a meagre 500 calories, while still retaining an impressive 30 grams of protein.

Where: 36 Brushfield St 

More information: Visit Rola Wala’s website.

 

The Canvas

The Canvas

Get a side of good vibes with your vegan cake at Shoreditch’s The Canvas, a social enterprise that’ll be dishing up advice, workshops and other events alongside their new 100% animal-free menu. Expect pulled jackfruit sandwiches, non-meatball marinara subs and a vegan Eggs Benedict.

Where: 42 Hanbury St, London, E1 5JL

More information: Visit their website

 

Gillray’s Steakhouse

Gillray’s Steakhouse is taking on the Veganuary challenge with a new set menu for the month. It includes meat-free alternatives like cauliflower fritters with hollandaise, baked red onions with pearl barley and kale and an aubergine dahl with orange and coriander salad on the side. There’ll be accompanying mocktails for the extra-virtuous.

Where: Gillray’s Steakhouse & Bar, London Marriott Hotel County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, SE1 7PB

More informationVisit their website

 

Yo! Sushi

Yo! Sushi

Yo! Are keeping their veggie-friendly streak going strong with three new dishes for the month - a green spinach gyoza, Agedashi Tofu and a spicy cauliflower with red chilli and spring onions. They’ll also be dropping their entire vegan/veggie ‘resolution’ menu to £2.80 until 19 January.

Where: Selected restaurants

More information: Visit their website

 

Flavour Bastard

Flavour Bastard is laying on a couple of new plant-based dishes for Veganuary. Expect miso and mango-glazed aubergine with peanut crumble, chickpea salads with rose harissa, and roast sweet potatoes with soy yoghurt and pomegranate popcorn at Soho’s self-proclaimed ‘cuisine-agnostic’ restaurant.

Where: Flavour Bastard, 63-64 Frith St, Soho, London W1D 3JW

More information: Visit their website 

 

Farmacy

Farmacy

Notting Hill’s vegan-friendly Farmacy will be reeling in Londoners with an eye on nutrition with their super healthy Macro Bowls. It miraculously contains your entire five-a-day in a single serving, thanks to generous helpings of of seasonal greens, sweet potato, avocado, seaweed and quinoa, and all drizzled in a tangy miso and ginger.

Where: 74 Westbourne Grove, London , W2 5SH

More information: Visit their website

 

Pollen Street Social

Jason Atherton’s Michelin-starred Pollen Street Social is a fine choice for any Veganuary outing, boasting a rather special 8-course vegan tasting menu. It comprises of goodies like a salted baked beetroot tartare, braised broccoli stem with lemon puree and toasted almonds. There’ll be a flight of organic wines to match too (as long as you’ve not sworn off booze for the month.)

Where: 8-10 Pollen Street, London W1S 1NQ

More information: Visit their website.

 

Comptoir Libanais 

Bring a friend to tuck into Comptoir Libanais new vegan-friendly sharing menu featuring their Beetroot Hommos, falafel, freekehs and their Baba Ghanouj, plus a quinoa and pumpkin salad with a pomegranate dressing, and a creamy Rose Coconut Mouhalabieh Milk Pudding for dessert.

Where: Various locations

More informationVisit their website.

 

Thai Square

Green veggie curry, sweet and sour bean curds and spicy aubergine make up some of your options on Thai Square’s new vegan menu, which will run throughout the month. There’ll also be a welcome mocktail, and a mixed starter platter of favourites like vegetable spring rolls and tempura.

Where: 347-349 Upper St, London N1 0PD

More informationVisit their website.

 

Four Hundred Rabbits

Four Hundred Rabbits 

South Londoners on the hunt for a vegan pizza can head to Four Hundred Rabbits’ who’ll be whipping one up using squash pesto, wood-roasted beets, chickpeas, crispy onions, celery, sultanas, and a generous helping of Pip & Nut peanut butter. Best accompanied, we reckon, by one of their £4 negronis.

Where: Nunhead and Crystal Palace

More information: Visit their website.

 

Darcie & May Green

Paddington Central’s new floating restaurant Darcie & May Green has never been shy about shunning animal products for vegan-friendly alternatives. Head down to the canal for a jackfruit curry with turmeric rice, coconut sambal, house pickles and flatbread, crispy chickpea Byron bhel puri salad, or a vegan chocolate cake with coconut ganache.

Where: Grand Union Canal, Sheldon Square, Paddington Central W2 6DS

More information: Visit their website

 

Darwin & Wallace group

The collection of slick bars, including No 1 Duke Street and the No 197 Chiswick FIre Station are offering health-conscious picks that include a roast butternut squash salad with sticky short grain rice, smoked aubergine falafels with lemon and pepper tahini, and a PRESS charcoal lemonade - handy for stomachs that need a bit of TLC after the Christmas binge.

Where: Various locations

More information: Visit their website.

 

Harvey Nichols

Head to Knightsbridge for a vegan set menu - Harvey Nick's first. Choose from two course for £23 or three for £27 including dishes like their vegan take on the classic Fish ‘n’ Chips made with battered tofu-wrapped in seaweed, served with minted peas and tartar sauce. For dessert how about creamy coconut rice condé with mango sorbet and coconut foam?

Where: 109 - 125 Knightsbridge; London; SW1X 7RJ

More information: Visit their website

 

All Star Lanes

The Veganuary menu at All Star lanes runs from 8-31 Janauary but it's more of a ‘can’t believe it’s vegan’ vegan menu. Opt for a Spicy Nacho Burger or Texas kidney bean Hummus and finish with a warm apple and salted caramel turnover, topped with sweet soy milk ice cream.

Where: Holborn, Bayswater, Shoreditch and Stratford

More information: Visit their website

 

yardsale

Yard Sale

The folks at Yard Sale pizza have teamed up with vegan street-food purveyor Biff’s Jack Shack, for a crispy jackfruit vegan pizza special. Featuring Biff’s Crispy Fried Jackfruit, Buffalo Sauce, Blue Cheese Sauce, Fresh ‘Slaw', Coriander, and a Yoghurt Dressing it's available from Monday 15th January.

Where: Clapton, Finsbury Park and Walthamstow.

More information: Visit their website

 

tredwells

Tredwells

Chef Chantelle Nicholson is bringing back her weekly vegan supper clubs at Tredwells. They kick off on Monday 15th Jan and run every week till 29 January. The five course menu will cost £36 per head with dishes including salt baked carrots, pine nut crumb, freekeh, roasted garlic aioli, and warm pear and ginger cake with pine nut creme, rosemary.

More information: Visit their website

 

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