Balham
Restaurants

1910 (Mexican Restaurant)

3 minute walk

www.1910cantina.com

3 Ramsden Road, Balham, London, SW12 8QX

Monday: Closed; Tuesday - Wednesday 1700 - 2300; Thursday - Friday 1700 - 0000; Saturday 1300 - 0000; Sunday 1300 - 2200

  • Avocado ceviche tostadas - with cucumber and carrot spaghetti, red onion, hibiscus dressing, coriander and a wedge of lime

  • Vegan hongos quesadilla - mushrooms and onions cooked in a garlic confit with white wine, with melted cheese and served with salsa verde

  • Cauliflower al pastor tacos - with broccoli, carrots peppers and white onion cooked in pastor salsa with purple cabbage, micro-coriander and a wedge of lime

  • Vegan vegetables alambre - cauliflower, broccoli, peppers, carrots and white onion topped with melted vegan cheese and served with soft corn tortillas, pico de gallo salsa, guacamole, frijoles and a wedge of lime

  • Flautas - two blue corn tortillas filled with baby potatoes and fried, topped with cheese, shredded iceberg lettuce, salsa verde, sour cream and pickled red onion

 

Hache (Burgers)

3 minute walk

www.hacheburgers.com

37 Bedford Hill, London, SW12 9EY

Monday 1130 - 2130; Tuesday - Thursday 1130 - 2200; Friday - Saturday 1130 - 2230; Sunday 1130 - 2130

Vegan starters and dessert available

  • This isn’t Canadien burger - beyond meat vegan patty, vegan bacon, vegan cheddar, Rubies in the rubble mustard mayo, tomato, rocket, and red onion

  • Beyond cheeseburger - Beyond Meat vegan patty, Rubies in the Rubble mustard mayo, tomato, rocket, red onion,Violife Cheddar, and a toasted ciabatta bun 

  • Beyond le fume burger - Beyond Meat vegan patty, grilled aubergine, smoky semi dried tomatoes, Violife Cheddar, zucchini straws, Rubies in the Rubble mustard mayo, toasted ciabatta bun. Presented in a smoke-filled dome 

  • Hot cauliflower cheeseburger - crispy cauliflower tossed in hot cayenne sauce, melted cheese sauce, mustard mayo, beef tomato, onion, rocket, and pickled guilla chilli pepper

  • Secret garden burger - plant based burger. panko crusted portobello mushroom,  spicy peanut sauce, crisp cavolo nero, avocado, sesame seeds, and a toasted ciabatta bun

  • Smashed avocado - with chive oil, pea shoots, and sourdough (available GF)

Pho (Vietnamese)

 3 minute walk

www.phocafe.co.uk

67 - 69 Bedford Hill, London, SW12 9HA

Monday - Thursday 1200 - 2200; Friday 1200 - 2300; Saturday 1130 - 2300; Sunday 1130 - 2200

Vegan starters available 

  • This isn’t chicken salad - with Asian herbs, peppers, and chili ginger dressing

  • Veggie salad - with Asian herbs, peppers, and chili ginger dressing

  • Green papaya salad - with crunchy green papaya salad, with peanuts and prawn-less crackers

  • Vietnamese noodle soup (Pho) - rice noodle soup, fresh herbs, in an aromatic broth 

  • Pho chay - with tofu, button, enoki, and shiitake mushrooms, served with either bun or pho noodles

  • Hot and spicy ‘This isn’t chicken’ 

  • Hot and spicy tofu and mushroom

  • Hot and spicy 3 mushroom

  • Super green house special - with morning glory, green beans, pak choi, fresh lime and Thai basil, in a veggie broth

  • Spicy green - with ‘this isn’t chicken’ or tofu, morning glory, green beans, pak choi, fresh lime, and Thai basil, in a spicy veggie broth

  • Vietnamese curry - with veggies and mushrooms, topped with nuts and served with brown rice, and ‘this isn’t chicken’ 

  • Rice bowl - with wok-fried Chinese leaf, radish, cucumber, and pickles, topped with peanuts, herbs, and fresh chilies, and ‘this isn’t chicken’

  • Wok fried rice - with ‘this isn’t chicken, shiitake, and Thai basil

  • Wok fried noodles - with lemongrass, chili, Asian greens, and peanuts. With ginger soy. Topped with ‘this isn’t chicken’ or tofu and mushroom

  • Vermicelli noodles - with lemongrass and chili, fresh herbs, beansprouts, veggie spring roll, and peanuts

 

The Dynamo (Italian)

9 minute walk

www.the-dynamo.co.uk

16-18 Ritherdon Road, London, SW17 8QD

Monday - Wednesday 0730 - 2200; Thursday - Saturday 0730 - 2300; Sunday 0730 - 2200 

  • Madeline pizza - San Marzano tomato, oregano, garlic, and olive oil

  • Vegan Santa margherita - with San Marzano tomato, vegan mozzarella, basil, and extra virgin olive oil

  • Leith hill pizza - tomato, portobello mushroom, capers, oregano, almond parmesan, and rocket

 

Love Triangle (Pizza)

9 minute walk

www.lovetrianglepizza.com

16-18 Ritherdon Road, Balham, London, SW17 8QD 

Monday - Friday 1600 - 2200; Saturday - Sunday 1200 - 2200

  • Marinara pizza - San Marzano tomato sauce, basil, oregano, and garlic (no cheese)

  • Potato, greens, and garlic pizza - new potatoes, braised rainbow chard, vegan mozzarella, rosemary, and confit garlic (no tomato)

  • Roasted mushroom pizza - garlic and thyme roasted mushrooms, vegan mozzarella, and spinach (no tomato)

Franco Manca (Italian)

3 minute walk

www.francomanca.co.uk

53 Bedford Hill, London, SW12 9EZ

Monday - Sunday 1130 - 2300

Vegan starters available 

  • Tomato, garlic and oregano pizza

  • Tomato, vegan mozzarella, and basil pizza

 

Pizza Express (Pizza)

 2 minute walk 

www.pizzaexpress.com

47 Bedford Hill, Balham, London, SW12 9EY

Monday - Wednesday 1130 - 2300; Thursday - Saturday 1130 - 2330; Sunday 1130 - 2230

Vegan starters and dessert available  

  • Vegan zucca pizza - butternut squash purée with chilli, sage, garlic and rosemary roast potatoes, sweet Peppadew peppers, spinach, garlic oil, balsamic, rosemary and pine kernels, topped with rocket and chilli oil on a Romana base

  • Vegan giardiniera pizza - artichoke, mushrooms, red onion and black olives, with tomato, vegan mozzarella, garlic oil and parsley on a Romana base

  • Calzone verdure - roasted peppers, aubergine and courgette with spinach, smoky tomato harissa, hot chilli, tomato with garlic, topped with rosemary. Served with salad and balsamic dressing

  • *Vegan on request* Margherita pizza - mozzarella and tomato on a Romana base

  • *Vegan on request* Funghi di bosco pizza - portobello mushrooms, garlic, tomato, parsley and cheese

  • *Vegan on request* Padana pizza - goat’s cheese, caramelised onion, spinach, red onion, tomato and garlic oil on a Romana base

  • *Vegan on request* Veneziana pizza - pine kernels, red onion, capers, black olives, sultanas, mozzarella and tomato on a Romana base

  • Leggera peperonata - penne pasta with roasted mixed peppers, passata, rosemary, chilli flakes, garlic, rocket and parsley

Fast Food/Cafes

Whole Meal Cafe (Vegetarian Cafe)

31 minute walk

www.wholemealcafe.com

1 Shrubbery Road, London, SW16 2AS

Monday - Sunday 1200 - 2200

Vegan starters and dessert available 

  • Indian vegetable madras curry with brown rice

  • Vegan deconstructed peanut butter burgers - served with mixed salad , vegan mashed potato and homemade salsa 

  • Baked jacket potato - with garlic mushrooms, served with a mixed salad

 

Heart of Balham (Cafe) 

3 minute walk

Listed as vegan on the menu

www.heartofbalham.com

113 Balham High Road, London, SW12 9AP

Monday - Friday 0700 - 1700; Saturday 0800 - 1700; Sunday 0900 - 1700

  • Vegan bake-up - vegan sausage, spinach, hash brown, mushroom, charred tomato, home stewed beans, and toasted bloomer

  • Ultimate vegan breakfast sandwich - smashed avocado, grilled mushroom, spinach, and tomato, on a toasted English muffin

  • Falafel and roast veg Lebanese wrap - with hummus, salsa and salad

  • Koshari - Egyptian dish of lentils, vermicelli, pasta and rice, topped with tomato sauce and crispy onions

  • Tabbouleh salad - parsley, tomatoes, mint, onion, bulgar, olive oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper

Yard Sale Pizza (Pizza)

4 minute walk

www.yardsalepizza.com

63 Bedford Hill, London, SW12 9HA

Monday - Thursday 1600 - 2200; Friday - Saturday 1200 - 2230; Sunday 1200 - 2200

  • American hot - tomato sauce, vegan mozzarella, house-made seitan, pepperoni,and guindilla chillies

  • Herb your enthusiasm - with grilled artichokes, olives, red onion, and salsa verde

  • Texas VBQ - chicken nuggets, homemade BBQ sauce, sweetcorn, red onion, guindilla chilies, and spicy vegan mayo (available GF)

  • *Vegan on request* Margherita pizza - tomato Sauce, vegan cheese, olive oil & fresh basil leaves (available GF)

  • *Vegan on request* TSB Pizza - tenderstem broccoli, vegan cheese, pine nuts, garlic & olive oil (available GF)

  • *Vegan on request* Guindillas in the nest - with guindilla chillies, red onion, garlic oil and parmesan

  • *Vegan on request* The aubergine pizza - garlic roasted aubergines, vegan cheese & fresh basil (available GF)

Megan’s On The Hill (Mediterranean) 

3 minute walk

www.megans.co.uk 

41-43 Bedford Hill, London, SW12 9EY

Monday - Thursday 0800 - 2300; Friday - Saturday 0800 - 2330; Sunday 0900 - 2130

Vegan starters available 

  • Scrambled turmeric tofu - with peppers, spring onion, and smashed avo

  • Vegan pancakes - with chia yoghurt, maple syrup, and pistachios

  • Smashed avo on sourdough toast - with omega seeds and chili

  • Coconut porridge - with coconut milk, banana, demerara, and omega seeds

  • Posh open kebab - with plant based chick’n, harissa hummus, pickled veg, aubergine and tomato bayildi, and pickled red cabbage

  • Quinoa cauliflower and falafel posh deconstructed kebab - with pistachio, coconut yoghurt, served in a tomato shakshuka, with flatbread

  • Plant based chick’n posh deconstructed kebab - with piri piri and coconut yoghurt, served in a tomato shakshuka, with flatbread

  • Vegan earth bowl - with smashed avocado, kale, chilli, spinach, hummus, and quinoa

  • Hummus bowl - with kale, mixed pickled veg, crunchy chickpeas, and beetroot

Boyce da Roca (Cafe)

30 minute walk

Unit 9, Leigham Hall Parade, Streatham High Road, Streatham Wells, London, SW16 1DR

Monday - Tuesday: Closed; Wednesday - Friday 0900 - 1600; Saturday 1000 - 1600; Sunday 1000 - 1500

  • Vegan breakfast - with toasted sourdough, avocado, marinated vegetables, confit tomatoes and baby spinach

Pubs

Firefly (Bar/Thai Kitchen)

1 minute walk

www.fireflybar.co.uk

3 Station Parade, London, SW12 9AZ

Monday - Tuesday 1600 - 2300; Wednesday 1600 - 0000; Thursday 1200 - 0000; Friday - Saturday 1200 - 0100; Sunday 1200 - 2230

  • Gaeng kiew wa - green curry with aubergine and peppers

  • Gaeng pet - red curry with aubergine and peppers

  • Ped kapew - rice and vegetables stir fried with green beans, garlic, chili and basil

  • *Vegan on request* Pad Thai - stir fried rice noodles, with egg, beansprouts, spring onions, and ground peanuts

Burger Shack @Devonshire (Pub)

6 minute walk

www.youngs.co.uk

39 Balham High Road, London, SW12 9AN

Monday - Thursday 1200 - 2300; Friday - Saturday 1200 - 0000; Sunday 1200 - 2230

  • Classic plant burger - with vegan cheese, pink onions, iceberg and burger sauce

  • Loaded plant burger - BBQ jackfruit, vegan cheese, pink onions, iceburg, and burger sauce

  • Chkn katsu burger - crispy chkn fillets, carrot apple & coriander slaw, soy yoghurt, and katsu curry sauce 

  • Loaded curly fries - with BBQ jackfruit, plum ketchup, soy yoghurt, and jalapenos

The Exhibit (Cafe Bar)

1 minute walk

www.theexhibit.co.uk

12 Balham Station Road, London, SW12 9SG

Monday - Friday 1100 - 2200; Saturday - Sunday 1000 - 2200 (Kitchen hours)

  • Stuffed portobello mushroom burger

  • Vegan greek salad - with heirloom tomatoes, basil, mint, red onions, cucumber, black olives, and a citrus dressing

  • Marinara pizza - with sweet tomato sauce and basil

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