Marees Sauces and Food (Vegan)

6 minute walk

91 Whitechapel High Street, London, E1 7RA

Monday - Saturday 1200 - 2200; Sunday: Closed

  • Marees famous black bean burger - with mixed salad, deep fried avocado, and creole burger sauce

  • Spiced lentils burger - with mixed salad, vegan blue cheese, and creole burger sauce

  • Roasted sweet potato and chickpea burger - with grilled tomatoes and mixed creole peppers

  • Smoked chickpea falafel burger - with mixed salad, white and red caramalised onions, and chutney

  • Marees ultimate veggie burger - with vegan red Leicester cheese, mixed salad and mixed creole peppers

  • Quinoa pizza burger - pan fried burger with melted vegan cheese, lettuce and homemade tomato sauce

  • Chinese style smoked tofu wrap - with mixed salad and creole spiced peppers

  • Smoked sweet potato falafel wrap - with mixed salad and creamy hummus sauce

  • Caribbean smoked tofu wrap - marinated in zesty citrus spices, mixed salad and creole spiced peppers

  • Marees vegetable curry

  • Mixed channa, pumpkin and callaloo 

  • Waldorf salad - with sweet, zesty yoghurt dressing

  • Strawberry pancakes - with ice cream and choice of syrups

  • Banana pancakes - with ice cream and choice of syrups

  • Thai butternut squash bowl - with curry, garlic, sauteed spinach, and gnocchi

  • Sweet and sour chickpea bowl - with lemon herbs, quinoa, smoked tofu, avocado, green salad, and a honey lime dressing


Unity Diner (Vegan)

6 minute walk

60 Wentworth Street, London, E1 7AL

Monday: Closed; Tuesday - Saturday 1200 - 2200; Sunday: Closed

Vegan starters and desserts available

  • Dirty loaded fries - 3 cheeses, vegan doner kebab meat, BBQ sauce, aioli, jalapeno sauce, crispy onions and fresh herbs

  • Chikken kale caesar salad - with cherry tomato, pumpkin seed parmesan, croutons and shredded vegan chicken (available GF)

  • Tofish and chips - beer-battered tofish cod, chunky chips, mushy peas, tartare sauce, and a lemon wedge

  • Lobster roll and all the trimmings - lion’s mane and lobster mushrooms, sauteed in garlic butter, celery, spring onions, tarragon, tossed in zesty mayo, with chives, and paprika, served in a brioche bun

  • BBQ glazed tempeh - with BBQ sauce, fried garlic buttered corn, chunky chips, and creamy house slaw (available GF)

  • The classic beyond burger - with tomato chutney, gouda cheese, lettuce, tomato, and aioli, served in brioche bun

  • Tuna style poke bowl - rice, topped with ponzu marinated vegan ‘raw’ tuna, crispy red cabbage, tossed in a sesame dressing, with pickled veg and fresh radish (GF)

  • Tempeh super salad - roasted smokey tempeh, oyster mushrooms and celeriac, with quinoa, almonds, edamame beans, and mixed leaves, in a miso-pear dressing (GF)

  • The goodness bowl - seasonal bowl of the day, with grains, seasonal sauteed/roasted veg, sweet potato and hummus (GF)

  • Tofish and chips - with tartar sauce, paprika chips and mushy peas

  • The surge burger - cashew and mushroom patty, layered with grilled courgette, caramalised red onions, green pesto, ranch mayo, beef tomato and baby gem, in a charcoal brioche bun (available GF)

  • VFC burger - vegan crispy southern fried chicken, bakon, gouda cheese, caramalised onions, crispy hash brown, BBQ, and aioli, in a toasted brioche bun

  • Tofish stack - beer battered tofish fillet, calamari and prawn stack, baby gem, pickled cabbage, and tartare sauce, in a charcoal bun

  • Classic New York hot dog - foot long hot dog on a poppyseed bun, with ketchup, mustard, and caramalised onions (available GF)

  • The surf and turf dog - foot long hot dog topped with caramalised onions, tempura prawns, and a smoky sweet sauce, served in a charcoal bun

  • The supreme dog - moving mountains hot dog, wrapped in bakon, in a poppy seed bun, with mayo, topped with UO mac and cheeze


The Real Greek (Greek)

10 minute walk

6 Homer Square, Spitalfields Market, London, E1 6EW

Monday - Thursday 1200 - 2200; Friday - Saturday 1200 - 2230; Sunday 1200 - 2100

Vegan desserts available

  • *Meze* Greek olives 

  • *Meze* Greek flatbread, olive oil and dukkah

  • *Meze* Crudites 

  • *Meze* Santorini fava - yellow lentils, cooked and blended with herbs and spices, topped with Santorini capers

  • *Meze* Hummus

  • *Meze* Green pea fava - mashed green peas, with olive oil and lemon, topped with red onions, tomato and chili

  • *Meze* Melitzanosalata 

  • *Meze* Beetroot and lentil salad

  • *Meze* Chickpea filo triangles - two filo pastry parcels with chickpeas, cumin, turmeric, and a touch of sun dried tomatoes and chili

  • *Meze* Falafel - served with a tahini dip, celery and carrot, tomato onion salsa, and sweet paprika

  • *Meze* Grilled aubergine - chargrilled aubergine, served with tomato and garlic sauce

  • *Meze* Jackfruit stifado - slow cooked with mushrooms, shallots, and aniseed

  • *Meze* Vegan meatballs - with tomato and cumin Soutzoukakia sauce

  • *Meze* Dolmades - vine leaves stuffed with rice, tomato, and fresh herbs

  • *Meze* Spinach with gigandes - in a tomato and garlic sauce

  • Falafel souvlaki wrap - with flatbread, fresh tomatoes, red onion, tahini sauce, and sweet paprika

  • Jackfruit gyros - with vegan aioli, fresh tomatoes, red onion, tahini sauce, and sweet paprika

  • Vegan meatball souvlaki wrap - with vegan aioli, fresh tomatoes, red onion, tahini sauce, and sweet paprika


Chick ‘N’ Sours (Chicken Restaurant)

7 minute walk

14 Artillery Passage, London, E1 7JL

Monday - Wednesday 1130 - 2200; Thursday - Saturday 1130 - 2330; Sunday 1130 - 2200

  • No way k-pop sandwich - fried ‘no way’ vegan chicken, sriracha mayo, gochujang mayo, and Asian slaw 

  • *Vegan on request* Vietnamese nacho salad - baby gem, Vietnamese slaw, shrimp floss, avocado, peanuts, corn chips, and nuoc chom 

  • *Tapas* No way nuggets - with miso mayo and spring onion

  • *Tapas* Pickled watermelon salad - with peanuts, coriander, mint and nahm jim

  • *Tapas* Bang bang cucumbers - with strange flavour sauce, peanuts, and chili oil

  • *Tapas* Green slaw - with ginger miso


Wahaca (Mexican)

8 minute walk

1-3 Widegate Street, London, E1 7ES

Monday - Saturday 1130 - 2300; Sunday 1130 - 2230

Vegan starters and desserts available

  • Plantain tacos - 3 soft corn tortillas with black beans, marinated shredded cabbage, and a sweet and spicy chipotle salsa

  • Grilled mushroom tacos - 3 soft corn tortillas with sweet ancho rubbed mushrooms

  • Roasted butternut squash tacos - 2 soft corn tortillas with creamy cashew nut and herb mole, citrusy tomatillo salsa, and pumpkin seeds

  • The sonora salad - corn and black bean salsa, spelt, mixed leaves, and avocado 

  • Mexican salad bowl - black beans, green rice, slaw & fresh salsas, served with grilled squash & tenderstem broccoli

  • Sweet potato burrito - with black beans, shredded cabbage, green rice, mojo de ajo coated sweet potato, served with a handful of tortilla chips 

  • Mushroom enchilada - filled corn tortillas, with spiced tomato sauce, ancho rubbed mushrooms, green rice & a mixed salad


Sushi Samba (Fusion Fine Dining)

7 minute walk

110 Bishopsgate, London, EC2N 4AY

Monday - Tuesday 1130 - 0130; Wednesday - Saturday 1130 - 0200; Sunday 1130 - 0130

Vegan starters available

  • Heritage carrots robata - with quinoa and smoke emulsion

  • Eggplant robata - with sweet soy

  • Mushroom tobanyaki - assorted mushrooms with yuzu soy and garlic chips

  • Vegetable moqueca - tofu, seasonal vegetables, coconut milk, dende oil, chimichurri rice, and lime

  • Vegetable sasa - asparagus, avocado, padron pepper, coriander, red onion, quinoa, and soy paper

  • Oshinko maki 

  • Avocado maki

  • Kappa maki - cucumber, truffle tofu crema, and mustard cress


Yuu Kitchen (Pan Asian)

5 minute walk

29 Commercial Street, London, E1 6NE

Monday - Friday 1200 - 1430; 1730 - Late; Saturday 1200 - 1600; 1730 - Late; Sunday 1400 - 2200


  • Crispy tofu bao buns - with kimchi, kimchi mayo and spring onion

  • *Vegan on request* Panko jackfruit bao buns - with goma ponzu dressing, red cabbage pickle, and sesame

  • *Vegan on request* Mushroom shiitake mushroom bao buns - with hoisin mayo, and carrot pickle

  • Jackfruit tonkatsu and rice lunchbox

  • *Vegan on request* Po-viche bowl - rice, salmon, pickles, grilled corn, cucumber, nori, smoked paprika, vinaigrette and sesame


  • Sweet and sticky eggplant - wok fried with white miso glaze, crunchy shallots, and sesame

  • Crispy tofu Vietnamese roll - with housemade sweet chili sauce

  • Vietnamese ssam corn, mushroom and noodle spring rolls - wrapped in lettuce, and housemade sweet chili sauce

  • Crispy tofu bao buns - with kimchi, kimchi mayo and spring onion

  • *Vegan on request* Panko jackfruit bao buns - with goma ponzu dressing, red cabbage pickle, and sesame

  • *Vegan on request* Mushroom shiitake mushroom bao buns - with hoisin mayo, and carrot pickle


Patty & Bun (Burgers)

8 minute walk

22-24 Liverpool St, London EC2M 7PD

Monday - Saturday 1100 - 2100; Sunday 1200 - 2100

  • Arigold cheeseburger - plant based patty, cheddar, lettuce, tomato, pickled onions, ketchup, and smokey P&B mayo

  • Smokey robinson - plant based patty, cheddar, tomato, lettuce, caramalised onion, ‘THIS isn’t bacon’, ketchup, and smokey P&B mayo

  • Hot chic’ chicken burger - THIS isn’t fried chicken patty, coleslaw, pickled cucumbers, lettuce, and smoked garlic aioli

  • Whoopie Goldburger - tempeh and mushroom fritter, pickles, smoked vegan gouda cheese, lettuce, mushroom, mustard, ketchup, in a bonsoy bun

Alter (Plant-Based Restaurant)

5 minute walk

15 Leman Street, London, E1 8EN

Monday - Tuesday: Closed; Wednesday - Saturday 1700 - 2200; Sunday: Closed

  • *Small Plate* Kung pao crackers

  • *Small Plate* Chinese cabbage miang laos

  • *Small Plate* Betel leaf, salted watermelon, and toasted coconut

  • *Small Plate* Izakaya pickles with relish

  • *Small Plate* Rice fermented enoki - with chili

  • *Small Plate* Pizza ajo blanco - with basil

  • *Small Plate* Shiitake and fermented yellow bean wontons - with kelp soy

  • *Small Plate* Vietnamese ‘falling water’ salad - of pomelo and shiso

  • *Small Plate* Khao soi noodles - with fermented mustard greens

  • *Small Plate* ‘Ants climbing a tree’ noodles

  • *Small Plate* Cold soba noodles - with aromatic soy and alliums

Emilia’s Crafted Pasta (Italian)

7 minute walk

77 Alie Street, London, E1 8NH

Monday - Sunday 1200 - 2130

  • Pasta in homemade tomato sauce, with freshly chopped basil and buffalo mozzarella 

  • Puglian lentils, tomatoes, and mixed vegetable ragu with freshly chopped oregano

  • Italian grains and mixed vegetable salad - with freshly chopped mint and honey balsamic dressing

What the Pitta (Vegan Doner Kebabs)

10 minute walk

53 Brick Lane, London, E1 6PU

Monday - Thursday 1130 - 2100; Friday - Saturday 1130 - 2200; Sunday 1130 - 2100

  • Vegan doner - bread, spiced soya pieces, mixed salad, tzatziki (soya yogurt), homemade hummus and chilli sauce

  • Donor and chips box - chips loaded with spiced soya pieces and mixed salad

  • Vegan gyros - soya pieces marinated in secret sauce, in a pitta with tomatoes, lettuce, red onion, paprika fries, and vegan tzatziki

  • Mezze box - couscous topped with salads, hummus, soy pieces or falafel, olives, and sauces

  • Falafel wrap - with salad, hummus and tahini dressing

Bema (Vegan, Gluten Free Cafe)

10 minute walk

Bishops Square, Spitalfields, London, E1 6EG

Monday - Friday 1100 - 1630; Saturday - Sunday: Closed


  • Oat and chia seed porridge - topped with blueberries, bananas, goji berries, shredded coconut, and hemp and chia seeds (GF)

  • Brazilian superfood asai berry bowl - topped with blueberries, bananas, granola, goji berries, shredded coconut, and hemp and chia seeds (GF)

  • Coconut yoghurt parfait - topped with blueberries, bananas, granola, goji berries, shredded coconut, and hemp and chia seeds (GF)

Main Menu:

  • Indian bowl - with lentils and chickpeas, in a coconut curry, with cherry tomatoes, coriander, beetroot-infused quinoa, turmeric roasted cauliflower, and steamed French beans, garnished with pickled red onions (GF)

  • Mexican bowl - with three bean chilli mix, pea guacamole, blue corn tortilla chips, marinated red peppers, fresh pineapple and corn salsa, with a coconut yoghurt dressing (GF)

  • Middle Eastern bowl - with turmeric infused quinoa, mushroom shawarma, beetroot hummus, olive oil, roasted sweet potatoes, cucumber and tomato salad, and seed mix (GF)

  • Build your own bowl - Choose your base from: Brown rice; Turmeric infused quinoa; or Beetroot infused quinoa. Add a protein, choose from: Three bean Mexican chilli; Lentil and chickpea coconut curry; or Beetroot hummus. Add two vegetables, choose from: Roasted red peppers; Mushroom shawarma; Roasted cauliflower; Fresh pineapple and corn salsa; Steamed broccoli; Guacamole; or Steamed green beans. Add three toppings, choose from: Dukkah seed mix; Marinated red peppers; Fresh tomatoes; Fresh cucumber; Blue tortilla chips; Sriracha hot sauce; White sesame seeds; Moroccan salad; Coriander; or Pickled onions (GF)


The Diner (American)

10 minute walk

4 Horner Square, London, E1 6EW

Monday - Thursday 1000 - 2300; Friday - Saturday 0900 - 2300; Sunday 0900 - 2100

Vegan desserts available

  • Vegan benedict - vegan bacon, crispy polenta, and cashew sauce, on a toasted muffin

  • Vegan pancakes - with maple syrup

  • Banana pancakes - with butterscotch sauce

  • Blueberry pancakes - with blueberry compote

  • Strawberry and chocolate pancakes - with fresh strawberries and chocolate sauce

  • Brunch burger - vegan patty, vegan cheese, pancake, vegan bacon, and cashew sauce, served with maple syrup

  • Vegan taco salad - falafel, shredded lettuce, tomatoes, guacamole, salsa, black beans, carrot and cashew sauce, served in a corn taco

  • Triple tacos - with vegan chili, salsa, guacamole, cheese, and coriander

  • Southern fried seitan - with waffles, slaw, and vegan cheese sauce

  • The Californian vegan burger - with beef tomato, red onion, lettuce, pickles, mayo, and guacamole

  • The big V dog - topped with French’s mustard

  • Vegan dirty burrito - with dirty rice, peppers, onions, black beans, guacamole, tomato salsa, and coriander

  • Vegan mac and cheese

  • Southern fried seitan burger - southern fried seitan, BBQ pulled jackfruit, lettuce, pickles, beef tomato and mayo

  • BBQ jackfruit burger - with cheddar, slaw and pickles

  • The big beet burger - beetroot and kale patty, cheddar, roast garlic mayo, lettuce, beef tomato, onion and pickles

  • Virgin island dog - vegan sausage, red onions, and vegan bacon, topped with mustard and ketchup

  • Coney island dog - vegan sausage, vegan chili, and onions, topped with mustard

  • Super salad bowl - quinoa, mixed leaves, artichokes, edamame beans, seeds, and lemon and mustard dressing (seitan available to add on)


Vegan Yes (Vegan Korean/Italian Cafe)

10 minute walk

64 Brick Lane, London, E1 6RF

Monday - Sunday 1130 - 2100

Vegan starters and desserts available

  • Lasagna kimchi - homemade vegan kimchi, homemade bechamel sauce with olive oil, soya milk, and dry garlic 

  • Lasagna bolognese - soya chunks/mince, tomato, onions, olive oil, carrots, homemade bechamel sauce with olive oil soya milk, and vegan parmesan

  • Healthy potato - sweet potato on a bed of steamed rice, filled with raw seaweed, extra virgin olive oil and soya sauce

  • Kimchi bibimbap - steamed rice on a bed of raw baby spinach, with red, purple and green and yellow kimchi. Topped with spring onions and roasted black and white sesame seeds.

  • Kimchi sausage - steamed rice, homemade vegan kimchi, 2 homemade vegan sausages, extra virgin olive oil, soy sauce, homemade vegan parmesan, and sesame seeds

  • La piramide - bed of raw baby spinach, steamed rice, raw seaweed, kimchi viola, extra virgin oil, soya sauce, topped with vegan parmesan and sesame seeds

  • Kimchi and beans - steamed rice, homemade vegan kimchi red, honey beans, extra virgin olive oil, soy sauce, and sesame seeds


DF Tacos (Mexican Fast Food)

 5 minute walk

8 Brown’s Building (between Bury Street and St Mary Axe), London, EC3A 8AL

Monday - Tuesday 1200 - 2300; Wednesday - Saturday 1200 - 0100; Sunday 1200 - 2300

Vegan starters and dessert available 

  • Roasted cauliflower rice bowl - with smoky hibiscus, chipotle salsa, house pickles, rice, red slaw, crunchy mixed leaves and pinto beans, topped with guacamole, house pickles and pumpkin seeds

  • Vegan mushroom tacos - Oven roasted mushrooms, homemade sriracha salsa, with crunchy slaw, salsa and coriander, in 2 soft tortillas

  • Vegan cauliflower tacos - roasted cauliflower. red slaw. avocado mojo salsa, smoky chipotle salsa, with crunchy slaw, salsa and coriander, in 2 soft tortillas

  • Vegan plantain tacos - sweet plantain. pinto beans. red slaw. avocado mojo salsa,  hibiscus & chipotle salsa, with crunchy slaw, salsa and coriander, in 2 soft tortillas

  • Vegan mushroom burrito - roasted ancho mushrooms. Sriracha salsa. avocado mojo salsa, house pickles, in a grilled tortilla wrapped with red rice, pinto beans, crunchy slaw and salsas

  • Avocado salad - with resh quinoa salad bowl with seasonal mixed leaves, red slaw, house dressing, and pumpkin seeds

Brewdog (Pub)

9 minute walk

21 Great Tower Street, London, EC3R 5AR

Monday - Sunday 1200 - 2200 (Kitchen hours)

  • The hero pizza - wild mushrooms, courgette ribbons, pine nuts, smashed napoli tomatoes, and rosemary. (option to add vegan mozzarella) 

  • Hail seitan burger - BBQ seitan steak, crispy kale, tomato chutney, and hummus

  • Clucky this time burger - southern fried seitan, avocado, red onion, cajun, and coriander, in a seeded bun

  • Buffalo cauliflower burger - vegan brioche bun, buffalo cauliflower steaks, vegan mayo dressing, and baby gem lettuce

  • Soy division hot dog - with avocado hummus, tenderstem broccoli, carrot, and scallions, in a brioche bun

  • *Vegan on request* Superfood salad - fresh leaves, quinoa, sweet potato, mixed grains, pumpkin seeds, feta, and balsamic


The Alchemist (Bar)

5 minute walk

6 Bevis Marks, London, EC3A 7BA

Monday - Friday 0800 - 2245; Saturday - Sunday 1030 - 2245 (Kitchen hours)

Vegan starters and desserts available


  • Seasonal fruit - Poached pineapple, strawberries, orange, black grapes, granola and passionfruit

  • Tofu scramble and avocado on sourdough toast

  • Coconut yoghurt and granola

  • Porridge with sultanas and golden syrup

Main Menu:

  • Homemade falafel wrap - with hummus, veg, and sweet chili sauce

  • Moving mountains burger - with fries or salad

  • Kale and hazelnut fusilli - with tenderstem broccoli, cherry tomatoes, and crispy capers

  • Cauliflower katsu curry - with crispy kale and coriander rice

  • Roasted cauliflower salad - with hummus, fruity basmati rice, and pomegranate seeds


Karapincha (Sri Lankan)

5 minute walk

16 Commercial Street, London, E1 6EW

Monday - Sunday 1100 - 1700

Vegan starters available

  • Vegetable kothu rotti with pineapple pirattal

  • Plain hoppers with dhal and pol sambol

  • String Hoppers, Sothi and Pol Sambol

  • Mixed vegetable curry - with rice, pineapple pirattal, and salad

Merkamo (Ethiopean Vegan Market Stall) 

10 minute walk

Old Spitalfields Market, London, E1 6EW

Monday - Sunday 1130 - 1700

  • Traditional bahilawi - dhal, lentils, okra, spinach, and fermented injera

  • Zeogetegna seb kefetegna - broad beans, roasted soya, green beans and chickpeas

  • Ke geluten neta - rice, dhal, lentils, okra and spinach (GF)

  • Three sauce wrap - lentils, roasted soya, spinach, brown fermented injera wrap 

  • Half and half - rice and dhal, couscous and okra

  • Mixed salad - sorghum seeds, lentils, beetroot and mixed leaves

  • Green plate - sorghum seeds, bulgur wheat, broad beans, and green peas

  • Mekamo special - couscous, rice, sorghum seeds, lentils, okra, injera spinach, and soya


Mel Tropical Kitchen (Afro-Caribbean Raw Vegan)

10 minute walk

16 Commercial Street, London, E1 6EW

Monday - Friday: Closed; Saturday 1100 - 1700; Sunday 0900 - 1700

  • Changing menu of salad boxes and roti wraps

Indi-Go (Indian Street Food Market Stall)

9 minute walk

Kiosk Unit A, Old Spitalfields Market, London, E1 6EA

Monday - Wednesday 1000 - 1900; Thursday - Friday 1000 - 2000; Saturday - Sunday 1000 - 1900

  • Papdi chaat

  • Bhel puri

  • Samosa chaat

  • Onion bhaji chaat

  • Onion bhaji indi-wrap - with lettuce, mint dressing and house sauce, in a soft flour naan

  • Tadka dhal - with rice

  • Aubergine aloo - with rice 

  • Chana masala - with rice

  • Onion bhaji indi box - with pilau rice, salad and signature sauces

  • Masala dosa

  • Vegetable biryani

Satay Street (Thai Street Food Market Stall)

4 minute walk

Petticoat Lane Market, 38 Goulston Street, London, E1 7TP

Monday - Friday 1200 - 1430; Saturday - Sunday: Closed

  • Tofu and peanut sauce satay - with a choice of: Salad; Rice or Wrap

  • Tofu bun

Crosstown Doughnuts (Doughnut Market Stall)

8 minute walk

Spitalfields Market, 5 Lamb Street, London, E1 6EA

Monday - Friday 0930 - 1800; Saturday 1030 - 1700; Sunday 1000 - 1800

  • Variety of vegan doughnuts available daily

Humble Crumble (Crumble Market Stall)

10 minute walk

Old Spitalfields Market, 16 Commercial Street, London, E1 6EW

Monday - Friday: Closed; Saturday 1200 - 1800; Sunday 1200 - 1700

  • Vegan crumble with custard

These listings are area highlights and do not show every vegan option in the area, but please contact us if we have overlooked an amazing venue!

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