Author: klbell

Raw living

What is raw living?  Very simply it is not eating anything cooking or processed.  Non vegans can be raw too but this section only considers raw vegan living. The raw food movement is more than the odd smoothie or occasional salad it is a lifestyle choice which has an […]

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My love of vintage clothing by Karen Bell of Twin and Tonic

When Mitsu asked me to write this blog I thought, do I really qualify to write for this great site? No I’m not Vegan, I’m not even vegetarian! Yet I realised a lot of the issues Mitsu and Sasha believe in I do agree with; […]

Eating out – Brighton

Purely Vegan/Vegetarian Angel Food Bakery (BN1) Visit Website Beautiful cupcakes, check ahead before going down there as we had to pre-order but they are planning to make them available daily. What to have: We tried the vanilla cupcakes that came with generous mounds of frosting […]

Eating out – London

Purely Vegan/Vegetarian

42° Raw (Mayfair, W1S) Visit website

Raw food cafe.
What to have: Check out our review here.

Amico Bio (Smithfields, EC1A & Holborn,WC1A) Visit website

Italian organic and vegetarian with plenty of vegan options.
What to have: Check out our review here.

Beatroot (Soho, W1F) Visit website

Pick the size of your box and then have it filled from their wide slection of vegan options.
What to have: Check out our review here.

Bonnington Cafe (Vauxhall, SW8) Visit website

Co-operatively run vegetarian and vegan restaurant in the Bonnington Square Community Centre
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Cakes ‘n’ Treats (Camden, NW1) Visit website

Cakes, burgers, milkshakes. What more do you need??
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Carnevale (Clerkenwell, EC1Y) Visit website

Meditteranean vegeatrian restaurant and deli.
What to have:
Check out our review here.

Coach and Horses (Soho, W1) Visit website

Vegetarian pub.
What to have: Check out our review here.

Cookies and Scream (Camden, NW1) Visit Facebook

Vegan and gluten free bakery.
What to have: Check out our review here.

Down to Earth (Kensington, W8) Visit Website

Organic vegetarian and vegan cafe, plus raw options. They also sell a small range of groceries.
What to have: Check out our review here.

Tutti Frutti (Covent Garden, E2) Visit website

Sell frozen yogurt including a soft serve style vegan soya bean flavour .
What to have: Check out our review here.

Gallery Cafe (Bethnal Green, E2) Visit website

Vegan cafe that serves some vegetarian options.
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The Gate (Hammersmith, W6 & Islington, Ec1V) Visit website

Another more fancy looking vegetarian restaurant with vegan dishes.
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Global Fusion The Vegan Creole Bakery (Stoke Newington, N6) Visit website

Savoury and sweet goodies, looks like they are also at Brixton Market, and spotted at the monthly One New Change food market.
What to have: Brownie!

Govinda’s (Soho, W1D) Visit website

Veggie cafe attached to a temple.
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Hoxton Beach (Whitecross Market, EC1) Visit website

Dee-licious wraps, get the falafel fresh at Whitecross Market or buy ready made wraps from Planet Organic and Wholefoods, more stockist on their website.
What to have: If you can get to the market, the freshly made falafel are awesome!

Inspiral Lounge (Camden, NW1) Visit website

Very chilled out cafe that also turns into a nightclub! Mostly vegan with some raw thrown in for good measure.
What to have: Hot Food Buffet – they have the best vegan lasagne (apart from our own home cooked version of course!), the chocolate mousse cake and the peanut butter cup cake.

Itadaki Zen (King’s Cross, WC1X) Visit Website

Organic, vegan, Japanese – what’s not to love?
What to have: Check out our review here.

The Karma Free Pizza Company (Harrow, HA1) Visit Facebook page

DELICIOUS vegan pizza.
What to have: Sweet paradise

Loving Hut (Camden, NW1, Edgware, HA8 & Archway, N19) Visit Website

All vegan cafes selling burgers and dim sum.
What to have: Check out our review here.

Manna (Erskine Road, NW3) Visit Website

The oldest gourmet vegetarian restaurant in Europe and it’s now all vegan!
What to have: Check out our review here.

Mandelbrot Set of Love (Stoke Newington, N16) Visit Website

Vegan cafe selling cakes and cold dishes.
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Maoz falafel bar (Old Compton Street, W1D)

This is a take away falafel bar, good place to grab a lunch.
What to have: You can never go wrong with a falafel wrap!

The Mighty Fork (check website for locations) Visit website

All singing, all dancing, ALL vegan hot dog stall.
What to have: Brew dog baby! Check out our review here.

Mildreds (Soho, W1F) Visit website

One of Soho’s oldest and finest.
What to have: Check out the specials board they do an amazing bean salad with artichoke, substitute the potato fries for sweet potato, they also have vegan option desserts (and we mean proper desserts not just fruit – hurrah!). Check out our review here.

Ms Cupcake (Brixton, SW9) Visit website

London’s first vegan bakery!
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Nama (Queen’s Park, NW6) Visit website

Raw food restaurant.
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Orchard (Holborn, WC1A)

Vegetarian kitchen and grocers, created by the people behind Vanilla Black.
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Pilpel (Liverpool St, E1) Visit website

Fresh hummus and falfel bar.
What to have: Everything but the feta and egg are vegan.

Pogo Cafe (Hackney, E5) Visit website

Keep those eyes wide open as you might just walk straight past it! Everything is vegan and they have lots of yummy desserts too.
What to have: Go on a sunday and have either the ‘Devil’ or ‘Angel’ all day breakfast.

Redemption (Shepherds Bush, W10) Visit website

Alcohol free bar also serving raw food.
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Ruby Tuesdays of London (Greenwich, SE10) Visit website

Vegan bakery stall at Greenwich Market, also gluten, wheat and sugar free items.
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Rupert’s Street (Camden) Visit website

Vegetarian and vegan food truck.
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Sagar (Covent Garden, WC2B, Hammersmith W6 & Soho, W1T) Visit website

Indian restaurant with all vegan items clearly marked on menu.
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Scoop (Covent Garden, WC2H) Visit website

Italian icecream with several vegan sorbet options.
What to have: chocolate sorbet!! Check out our review here.

Tibits (W1B) Visit website

Very vegan friendly vegetarian restaurant. Choose from hot and cold dishes which are then priced by weight. They do vegan coffees and desserts too!
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222 Vegan Veggie Restaurant (West Kensington, W14) Visit website

Everything is vegan and they do a buffet at lunchtime.
What to have: Check out our review here.

Vanilla Black (Chancery Lane, EC4A) Visit website

Vegetarian fine dining
What to have: Contact them before arrival and they will make sure there are two vegan option starters, mains and desserts to choose from. Check out our review here.

Vita (Wardour Street, W1F) Visit website

This places is vegan heaven and specialises in raw food and sprouted beans. There are two buffets an eastern & mediterranean buffet, a choice of drinks and juices.
What to have : Try it all. It looks lovely and what we had we adored! Check out our review here.

Vx (King’s Cross, N1) Visit website

Central London’s first all vegan shop!
What to have: Stockists of vegan snacks and sweets.

The Waiting Room (Deptford, SE8) Visit Facebook

Vegetarian and vegan coffee bar.
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Wild Food Cafe (Covent Garden, WC2H) Visit website

Raw cafe.
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Wholefood Heaven (Whitecross Market, EC1) Visit website

Raw cafe.
What to have: Buddha bowl. Check out our review here.

Yummy V (Harrow, HA1) Visit website

Chinese vegetarian restaurant.
What to have: Dim sum. Check out our review here.

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Marathon Day

26 April 2009 Today is London marathon day.  And despite an energetic day in Camden with Mitsu yesterday I managed to get up and cheer the runners on.  I hope you didn’t expect me to say run it!  It is a brilliant sight to watch everyone run […]

Camden Part One

26 April 2009

Our first venture out since the site has been launch, yesterday Sasha and I decided to spread the word, with leaflets in hand we decided to hit Camden, which surprisingly turned out to be a new vegan homeland! Per square mile there appears to be more vegan friendly eating establishments then we’ve come across before. (more…)