Vegan food stalls in Camden Town – why not give them a try?
Long gone are the days of vegan food being compared to rabbit food. Oh no Sir, times have changed. Vegan food has become so tasty and exciting that even the most hardened meat eaters wouldn’t notice their lack of steak on their plate.
Veganuary is the month to celebrate vegan food, and for first-timers to try it out. Camden Market has a collection of London’s best vegan restaurants and food stalls, all ready to serve a dish full of deliciousness.
Here’s a list of some of the best vegan restaurants and stalls in Camden Market:
Made from 100% chickpeas, their falafel are entirely vegan and gluten free, served up in pitta or salad.
Serving up vegan options including their vegan rendang made with mushroom and chickpeas, served on fluffy beds of rice with veg, Malaysian peanut sauce and Singaporean achar for a South East Asian flavour sensation
RUDY’S DIRTY VEGAN DINER
All the staple US Diner classics available under one roof, from The Dirty Burger to The Dirty Dog (both served in vegan brioche), Mac’n’Cheeze to Rudy’s Reuben (a vegan pastrami grilled rye sandwich with all the trimmings – sauerkraut, cream cheeze, grilled onions and Russian dressing.) There’s also a weekly changing menu of American comfort food specials, with the likes of Vegan Meatloaf, Philly Cheese Steak, Spicy Vegan Buffalo Wings with Blue Cheeze and Country Fried Chicken, Biscuits, Mash and Gravy making an appearance.
LORDS OF POKE
Serving bowls of fresh California inspired poké, their popular vegan poke bowl with Ginger, Jack ‘n’ Tempeh, pineapple, sweet pickled beets, shaved radish, edamame & sesame carrot to top as you wish with the likes of crushed wasabi peas and crispy onions.
The gluten free modern Columbian street food serve a vegan version of their Marching Box – the Lean Mean Vegan Machine ft. sautéed mini potatoes, garlic rice, slow-cooked red beans, guacamole, sweet fried plantains, balsamic red cabbage on a bed of mixed leaves with toasted pumpkin seeds, spring onion, fresh chilies, red onion salad and fresh coriander.
Camden Market’s 100% gluten free Italian Kitchen, serves up vegan options featuring their fresh gluten free basil pasta served with mushroom and truffle oil.
Vegan fast food burger bar serving up delicious, accessible plant based burgers. The menu includes the ‘Up-beet’ (£7.00) a slow roasted British beetroot and quinoa patty, served with smoked tomato relish, tomato, dill gherkins, sliced red onion and topped with a garlic and chive aioli, the Feisty Falafel (£7.00) smashed chickpea and roasted sweet potato burger seasoned with organic turmeric and cumin, lettuce, tomato and red onion, and drizzled with spiced harissa mayonnaise and tahini and the Seitan schnitzel* (£7.00) deep fried and breaded seitan served with cheeky chipotle mayonnaise, lettuce, tomato, dill gherkins and red onion. As with every good burger place, there’s the option to load up on additional toppings – which include vegan sliced cheddar cheese, smashed avo and vegan bacon strips and of course – sides, which include skin on chips, sweet potato fries, onion rings and coleslaw.
London’s first vegan pie and mash shop serving up vegan comfort food at its best. Best sellers include the Seitan and Ale Pie and the Peanut Butter & Chocolate Mud Pies, also gluten free.
The Camden Market chai specialists serve up traditionally brewed chai and delicious eats from India and Sri Lanka and are one of the few places in London where can find Lamprais – traditional Sri Lankan curry – wrapped and baked in banana leaf. Their Brinjal Moju Lamprais, a sweet and spicy aubergine curry is a vegan favourite. You’ll also find vegan chais and lattes.
Dedicated to capturing the real taste of North India via meticulously prepared and consistently healthy dishes, featuring vegetarian and vegan options. Everything on the menu is prepared from scratch using a special combination of ground spices and the freshest of ingredients.
The raw cookie dough extraordinaires serve up vegan versions of their cookie dough tubs, including flavours such as Biscoff and Oreo cookie dough.
A Middle Eastern and Mediterranean fusion of flavours featuring vegan options.
CHIN CHIN LABS
Liquid nitro ice cream wizards offer vegan flavours of their ice-cream prepared to order, including flavours such as Peach Tea and Mango Lassi topped with pistachio and cardamon powder or a vegan chocolate molten crack shell.
NORA AND NAMA – VEGAN ARTISAN BAKERY
New vegan arrival to the market is Vegan Bakery & Deli Nora and Nama who are serving up all the baked good favourites that just happen to be 100% vegan, with options also including gluten free and refined sugar free choices. From vegan baklava to baba cake, cinnamon swirls to vegan. With gluten free and no refined sugar options
Plenty of vegan restaurants to choose from. Go and try them all this year!
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