Everyone enjoys a good Sunday roast, and as more of us decide to go meat-free, there’s an expanding array of delicious plant-based options popping up across the UK. Whether it’s the succulent seitan cuts, rich nut roasts, or mouth-watering mushroom wellingtons, there’s an impressive selection available across London.
Explore our top picks for London’s finest vegan Sunday roasts.
Address: 80 Columbia Road, E2 7QB
Birdcage presents their plant-based Sunday roast option – a delectable butternut squash and spinach Wellington drenched in gravy. Complement it with a craft beer, end on a sweet note with apple pie, and don’t hesitate to bring your furry friend along for the experience.
Address: 34 Redchurch St, London E2 7DP
Nestled in the core of Shoreditch, The Owl and The Pussycat is a timeless destination, pairing an ambient atmosphere with an exceptional Sunday roast.
If a Beetroot, fennel & mixed nut roast piques your interest, secure a spot there. The accompanying delights, like rapeseed oil roast potatoes, maple-glazed carrots, spring greens, rainbow chard, parsnips, Yorkshire pudding, and gravy, are equally tantalising.
Address: 9 Phene St, London SW3 5NY
The Phene is a favoured haunt for many cast members of Made In Chelsea, and it’s no wonder since it’s owned by the father of MIC stars Tiff and Lucy Watson (both are proud vegans!). Opt for their mushroom and cashew nut roast en croute, and lavish it with their super tasty vegan gravy for a perfect Sunday roast experience.
Address: 3 Granary Square, London N1C 4BH
Located in Coal Drops Yard, The Lighterman is a gastropub dishing out delightful British favourites, including the quintessential Sunday roast. Their vegan delight, the Harrier butternut squash & nut roast Wellington, is rich, flavourful, and bound to win over both vegans and non-vegans alike. Special mention goes to the glazed carrot and parsnip batons, yummmmmmy.
Address: 44 Essex Rd, London N1 8LN
A renowned favourite in Islington, The Old Queen’s Head is a must-visit for those in pursuit of a complete vegan Sunday roast experience. Their mushroom wellington is accompanied by roast potatoes, glazed carrots & parsnips, curly kale & shallots, Yorkshire pudding, and gravy. Expect to depart with both a satisfied palate and a full belly.
Address: 389 Kentish Town Rd, London NW5 2TJ
While The Bull and Gate has long been recognised as a historic music venue, gracing the stage with legends from Nirvana to Blur, it’s also celebrated for its top-notch Sunday roasts.
Vegans, fear not — their vegan truffled cauliflower, cheese, and hazelnut filo parcel is an exquisite alternative for those who prefer something different from the typical nut roast. Paired with roast potatoes, sautéed leeks & peas, maple-glazed carrot, hispi cabbage, pickled red cabbage, crushed celeriac, Yorkshire pudding, and gravy, it’s truly a Vegan Sunday roast to remember.
Address: 8, Lower Richmond Road, SW15 1JN
With its stunning Victorian Grade II listed interiors, The Duke’s Head in Putney stands as a top pick for vegan excursions in the city. Reserve a spot at the Coxswain Riverside Restaurant and indulge in their standout black pudding and tofu Wellington.
Address: Unit 53, St Pancras International Station, N1C 4QL
Located on the first floor of the iconic Grade I listed St Pancras station, The Betjeman Arms stands out for those seeking a delicious vegan Sunday roast. Savour their unique spiced chickpeas, beetroot, and cauliflower Wellington, complemented by maple-glazed parsnips and Brussels tops.
Address: 359, Bethnal Green Road, E2 6LG
The Star of Bethnal Green is renowned not just for its frequent collaborations with BBQ maestros Smokey Tails but also for its delightful vegan Sunday roast offerings. Relish the oak-smoked stuffed baby pumpkin, paired with orzo, a blend of mushrooms, spinach, cranberries, and walnuts, topped with roasted pumpkin seeds and gremolata. Deeeeelicious.
Address: 1, Clapham Common Southside, Clapham, SW4 7AA
South of the river, the Belle Vue is a treasure. Their vegan roast dinners feature a delectable roasted chard, squash, hazelnut, white bean, and seitan roast with jus.
Pair that with agave-glazed carrots, sprouting broccoli, and roast potatoes, and you’ve got a meal that’s gonna make you drool before it even arrives. Easily one of the best vegan roasts in London.
Address: 54 Pentonville Road, N1 9HF
The Castle in Islington proudly offers a tantalizing vegan menu throughout the year in its beautiful setting. Whether you choose to relax on the charming alfresco terrace or the indoor area, you’re in for a treat with their vegan Sunday roast, accompanied by all the trimmings you could ever imagine. The ultimate roast – we think so.
Address: 71, Palace Gardens Terrace, W8 4RU
The Mall Tavern in Notting Hill presents a mouthwatering vegan menu. Kick off your Sunday with their charred aubergine paired with sun-dried tomatoes, and then savour their delightful nut roast, complemented by honey-glazed carrots and roasted parsnips.
The best vegan Sunday roast? Well, you better find out for yourself.
Address: 217, Uxbridge Road, W12 9DH
Feeling those Sunday blues? Princess Victoria in Shepherd’s Bush offers the perfect remedy with a super tasty vegan roast. Venture over to this Uxbridge Road spot and indulge in a sumptuous nut roast accompanied by Yorkshire puddings, seasonal veggies, and roasted potatoes.
Address: 77 Bedford Hill, SW12 9HD
The Bedford in Balham is a must-visit spot for a delicious vegan roast in London. While they offer an impressive spread throughout the week, Sundays shine with a special vegan roast. Dive into their nut roast, perfectly paired with savoury gravy and fresh vegetables.
When it comes to vegan roasts in London, The Bedford certainly delivers.
Address: 243, Pavilion Road, SW1X 0BP
A popular spot in Fitzrovia, Wulf and Lamb stand out with their delightful Sunday roast menu. Their seasonal roasted vegetables are worth writing home about. Take our word for it, don’t miss out on their exceptional jackfruit and lentil Wulf pie.
Address: 88 Brixton Road, SW9 6BE
Dishing out exclusively vegan dishes, this south London cafe operates as a not-for-profit, serving up delightful vegan meals while collaborating with local charities to offer job training and employment.
Enjoying delicious food while making a positive impact? It’s the perfect combo. Their nut and chickpea wellington with all the accompaniments comes closest to traditional fare. Alternatively, you can explore inventive dishes such as beetroot dahl or their signature Van Gogh burger, complemented by cucumber pickles and ‘bacon’-sprinkled fries. And those extra Yorkshire puddings and gravy? Sign us up!
Address: 4 Erskine Road, NW3 3AJ
With over half a century under its belt, Manna is arguably one of London’s most iconic vegetarian and vegan establishments. With all those years, they’ve mastered the art of the plant-based roast dinner to perfection.
Their vegetable wellington, encased in flaky pastry, strikes a balance between inner moistness and outer crispness, served with Yorkshire puddings, fresh seasonal vegetables, and a generous pour of gravy. Due to its popularity, it often sells out, so reserving in advance is advisable. If you’ve still got room (we’d be surprised if you did), round up your meal with a hearty vegan cheese board.