Visiting London If you are visiting London you're sure to have a great time with so many places to visit and so much to see and do.
If you want to stay close to vegan/vegetarian cafes/restaurants then the options are: Central London: anywhere within easy reach of Oxford Circus or Tottenham Court Road Tube Stations and the multitude of veggie places in Central London North London: Camden Town (Purezza, Mildreds, DouDou cafe, Rudi's Dirty Vegan Diner, and the numerous vegan stalls in Camden Market, plus Whole Foods) East London: Bethnal Green (Gallery Cafe), Hackney (Black Cat Cafe, Temple of Hackney, Cook Daily) or Shoreditch (What The Pitta, Mooshies, Vurger and lots more) West London: West Kensington (222 Vegan Cuisine, GreenBay supermarket)
Vegan Food Tours London : https://www.veganfoodtours.com/london These are run by a group of young and inspired 'veggie-munchers' with a new concept to discover 100% vegan routes and to show people (local and tourist) how delicious vegan meals could be. Currently their trip just covers the Shoreditch area.
Food - Cafes & restaurants You'll find details of the vegan friendly restaurants on our Where To Eat & Drink page.
Food - supermarkets If you're wanting to buy food in supermarkets, all sell plant milks, and the major supermarkets sell vegan cheese and other vegan products. Some Hovis bread, available at most supermarkets, is labelled as suitable for vegans. Most supermarkets sell vegan hummus.
There are lots of Health Food stores scattered around London. Holland & Barrett is the largest chain of such stores, but there are many independent health foods stores, as well as larger stores Whole Foods Market and Planet Organic.
Below are links to some resources that may help make your stay in London easier.
Travel Public Transport London Transport home page for online tube maps, bus maps, details of service, how to get around London You can use your contactless credit/debit card to pay for journeys on the buses or on the tube (London Underground) or alternatively buy a travel card or Oyster Card.
Brighton is a haven for vegans and vegetarians. Located on the coast, less than 1 hour train ride from London (Victoria station), it boasts many vegan and vegan-friendly cafes and restaurants, and is the home of Vegetarian Shoes.
For details of some of the vegetarian cafes and restaurants in Brighton, click here.