Tuesday 11 December 2018

A Vegan's Guide to Soho

Fancy some tasty vegan food and drink? We’ve got you covered. From NYC-inspired comfort food to sweet treats and specialty teas, work up your appetite with our list of vegan friendly restaurants and cafés in Soho.

Fancy some tasty vegan food and drink? We’ve got you covered. From NYC-inspired comfort food to sweet treats and specialty teas, work up your appetite with our list of vegan friendly restaurants and cafés in Soho.

Dirty Bones

Who said American comfort food has to be meat-based? Dirty Bones has proven it doesn’t have to be with their delightful Vegan Mac Daddy burger. The burger itself is made up of Moving Mountains® plant-based B12 Burger™ and then topped with a signature vegan mac & cashew ‘cheese’, smoky mushroom ‘short rib’ and espresso-spiked BBQ sauce and finalised with a soft bun. Sounds great right? No one should miss out on good old greasy comfort food. 

Yumchaa

Looking for somewhere to have a decent brew? Yumchaa on Berwick Street is a cosy Soho café offering up an extensive range of natural teas. Choose from an extensive selection of loose leaf teas, you can expect classics such as Jasmine, Matcha and Chai, to speciality flavours such as Orange Marmalade, Camden Coco and their legendary Blue Voodoo brew that turns violet with a little dash of lemon juice. Fancy something sweet with your tea? Yumchaa also serve up tasty vegan cakes including slices of banana loaf and sour cherry and hazelnut boost squares.  

Dirty Dog

From Monday to Saturday, 8am until 6pm you can find the Dirty Dog stall over at Berwick Street Market, where you’ll be able to pick up a tasty vegan wiener hot dog. Made to order, the wiener itself is made from tofu and seitan, placed in a hot dog bun and topped with fried onions, peppers and mustard. The Dirty Dog stall is also due to sell a new range of vegan ‘fish’ dishes later this year, so make sure to watch this space for updates.  

The Ivy Brasserie

Vegans rejoice, The Ivy Brasserie in Soho have a whole separate Vegetarian and Vegan menu with a generous selection of delicious snacks, starters, mains and desserts. From a warm Asian salad of; watermelon, pak choi, broccoli, cashew nuts, sesame, coriander and hoisin sauce, to a fiery sweet potato Keralan curry, this popular French brasserie caters for everyone.  

Crosstown Doughnuts

Since launching in 2014 Crosstown Doughnuts have recognised the increasing demand for good quality vegan treats and have worked hard to produce delicious vegan doughnuts without compromising on taste. The Soho brand offer a wide selection of flavours, from simple vanilla glazed doughnuts to slightly more experimental flavours like lemon-thyme and coconut and lime. In addition to this Crosstown offers a selection of vegan hot and soft drinks including; Tombo matcha, Prana agave chai, Mork hot chocolate, Zig Zag tea and various dairy alternatives including; soy, oat, coconut, cashew and almond.  

The Breakfast Club

Breakfast, the most important meal of the day and what better place to go to than The Breakfast Club? Vegans can enjoy a range of tasty breakfast dishes including Butternut Bubble (a vegan take on the traditional bubble and squeak recipe) consisting of; butternut squash, potato, spinach, mushrooms, asparagus and avocado hollandaise. If you’ve got more of a sweet tooth, no fear, you can opt for The Breakfast Club’s gluten free Beauregarde blueberry Pancakes instead, topped with warm blueberry and lemon compote, Oatly cream and of course, a generous pouring of maple syrup.  

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