Vegan Street Food in London
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8 Types of Vegan Street Food in London You Must Try (2024)

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London is already the best city in the world having a lot of different things and a wide range of attraction in it. The city is popular for its telephone booth, double-decker buses, the royal family, and its incredibly wide variety of vegan options. Vegan diet followers have grown exponentially in the past decade.

London City is heaven for foodies and London is experiencing a fast mushrooming of a plant-based restaurant boom. London is popular as the thriving vegan epicenter of the UK and the most vegan-friendly city in the last few years.

Vegan food is available almost everywhere in chains and independent restaurants in London such as adding plant-based options to their menus. In this article, I have shared my pick of the best vegan street food in London, so buckle up and get ready for the culinary trip right here in London.

But before you dig into the article, here is something most important for you to check out, so let’s begin with healthy and hygiene tips:

Healthy and Hygenic Tips

Before pampering yourself with the delicious vegan treat that London offers, I have listed below some healthy and hygiene tips for you all vegan lovers, which you should keep in mind when visiting a vegan street food stall in London. These are listed below:

Analyze the workstation

If you are visiting to street food cart you can check the work area or where the food is prepared.
You can check whether the work is clean or not and whether the hygiene protocols are being followed or not.
You can also check whether the equipment being used is clean or not using clean and also look for whether the ingredients are fresh or not.

If possible watch it being prepared

The main concern about street food if it is prepared properly, improper food puts you on the fast track to food poisoning.
The solution is to watch it being prepared, you can observe every step of the process from start to end.

Stocked up on Sanitisers

It is good to always keep the sanitiser with you, this makes sure that your hands are always clean and ready to grab a tasty treat.
Street food stalls generally don’t have the facility of wash basins so you can come prepared with sanitizer to keep germs away.

Choose popular eateries

Choose popular eateries when you are choosing vegan street food in London.
Order from a stall that is busy serving the people as they are trusted and safe to eat from.
Busy stalls likely have a good reputation, and a fresh stock of ingredients and they make fresh food as the rush comes to taste their food.

8 Types of Vegan Street Food in London You must try

As I am passionate about vegan food and love to explore London’s diverse street food stalls to satisfy my craving for vegan food, I am so excited to share my top pick of the must-try vegan type food on the street stalls of London.

London serves a wide range of plant-based food which makes sure to tantalize your taste buds and you will still crave more. Get on a ride with me on the culinary ride to unmask the best vegan street food offered by the bustling streets of London. Let’s dive with me in this indulging journey:

1. Vegan Ramen Bowl

Vegan Ramen Bowl
Image- Okonomi Kitchen

Vegan Ramen Bowl is a masterpiece that combines the traditional Japanese flavour with plant-based ingredients to create a delicious and satisfying dish.
This vegan combination of classic Ramen creates a rich and flavorful broth and silky noodles, lots of fresh vegetables and protein-rich tofus make the Ramen delicious.


  • This dish is crafted with a rich and flavourful vegetable broth base full of aromatic vegetables like onion, ginger, and garlic.
  • Noodles are made from either wheat or rice flour, they are silk, chewy, and satisfying.
  • Protein-rich tofus are fried to perfect golden for crispy outside and tender inside.
  • Variety of fresh vegetables including mushrooms, bean sprouts, bamboo shoots, and some more to add colour, texture, and nutrition to the dish
  • Added dried ingredients like shiitake mushrooms, kombu seaweed, and soy sauce to offer the umami richness and deep flavour to the dish.

Where to eat: Shoryu Ramen

Location: Shoryu Ramen, 3 Denman St, London, W1D 7HA, UK.

The best place to eat Vegan Ramen Bowl and my favourite place is Shoryu Ramen, the place is well known for its authentic and flavourful Japanese Ramen dishes, and they have several locations across London. They are not street food vendors but usually participate in street food events and offer Londoners an authentic taste of Vegan Ramen.

2. Jackfruit Tacos

Jackfruit Tacos
Image- Wicked Wellbeing

Jackfruit tacos are the mouth-watering vegan twist on classic Mexican street food. These tacos are made with tender jackfruit, marinated with smoky spice, and cooked slowly for a rich and flavourful consistency. Nested with soft corn tortillas and topped with the crunchy slaw, fresh cilantro, and tangy salsa all these made each byte full of flavour and richness of the texture.


  • The main ingredient of this recipe is a Jackfruit, which is marinated with smoky spice and cooked on a slow flame to add crunchiness and rich consistency.
  • Soft corn tortillas are the base of the tacos
  • Spice like paprika, cumin, and chilly powder import a bold and savoury flavour to the dish
  • Slaw made from shattered cabbage, carrots, and radish adds crunch to the dish.

Where to eat: Brixton vegan vibe market

Coldharbour Ln, London, SW9 8PS, UK

Brixton Vegan Vibe market is heaven for the plant-based food lover and offers a wide range of vegan delight to tantalize your taste buds. Jackfruit Tacos available here surely satisfy your craving for delicious and creative vegan street food in London.

3. Falafel Wrap

Falafel Wrap
Image- Flickr

And here listed one of my favourite vegan menus is Falafel Wrap, just imagine crispy, golden-brown falafel balls, bustling with flavour and warm, soft, creamy wrap along with vibrant salad, tangy pickles, zesty tahini sauce. Each bite is indulgent with the symphony of texture and taste delightful fusion of middle Western favor.


  • Soft and warm wrap serving the base of the dish
  • Crispy and golden brown falafel balls 
  • with creamy and velvety hummus spread on the wrap to add the flavour of richness.
  • Crispy and fresh green salads add colour and crunch to the dish
  • Tangy and refreshing pickle adds a zesty taste to the flavour.

Where to eat: Greenwich Market

Location: 5B, Greenwich Market, SE10 9HZ, London, UK

You can find mouthwatering falafel wraps at Greenwich Market, a bustling hub of culinary delight in the middle of London. This market is made only for the food enthusiast, which offers a wide range of vegan start food. Greenwich Market is the perfect place to satisfy your craving for the falafel wrap and indulge yourself in the flavour of vegan food.

4. Vegan sushi rolls

Vegan sushi rolls
Image- Pickpik

Let me introduce you to one of my absolute flavour vegan sushi rolls, perfectly crafted sushi rolls full of creamy vegetables, avocado, and seasons rice all carefully wrapped in the wrap of the nori, each bite full of flavour and texture.


  • Vegetable, creamy avocado, and seasoned rice are the main components.
  • A sheet of nori seaweed used for outer wrapping adds the crunch and flavour of the dish.
  • Rice is seasoned with rice vinegar, sugar, salt adds a sweet and tangy flavour.
  • The nori sheet is tightly wrapped around the filling using a bamboo sushi mat.

Where to eat: Southbank Food Market:

Location: GV4M+6J, SE1 8XX, London, UK

Southbank Food Market is the best place to eat Vegan sushi wrap, so if you want to have plant-based options like vegan sushi you can opt for the Southbank Food Market.

5. Vegan Seitan Burger

Vegan Seitan Burger
Image- The Cheeky Chickpea

A vegan seitan burger is a savoury seitan patty, slathered in tangy barbeque sauce, a sandwich using two soft buns, a juicy tomato slice, and crunchy pickles.
This burger is a combination of sweet, savoury, and smoky that never fails to satisfy my cravings.


  • The main ingredient is a juicy and savoury seitan patty protein-rich meat substitute from wheat gluten.
  • Tangy and saucy barbeque sauce slathered on the seitan patty
  • Soft and fluffy buns cater to the base and top of the burger.
  • juicy tomatoes and crunchy pickles add a zesty kick to the burger.

Where to eat: Broadway Market


Broadway Market is a bustling and vibrant place in London, as well as the market, is the best place to grab vegan food, an electric mix of stalls offering everything from vegan to all diet offerings.

6. Vegan Cheese Tostie

Vegan Cheese Tostie
Image- Food Network

The ultimate comfort food Vegan Cheese Toastie, sandwich between two slices of crunchy bread. Grilled to golden perfection until the cheese melts to creamy, indulgent filling, each bite of the toastie is warm and comforting.


  • Two slices of crusty bread serve as the base of the toastie
  • Gooey and melty vegan cheese is the star of this dish
  • Dairy-free butter spread on the outside of the bread slice
  • Assemble the toastie grilled to perfection on a hot grill allowing the bread to get crispy and the cheese gets melt.

Where to eat: Covent Garden Market

Location: Covent Garden Market, WC2E 7QH, London, UK

Covent Garden Market is a bustling location in London and popular for its vibrant atmosphere, Vegan food range, different types of shops, restaurants, and start performances. Vegan cheese toasties available here a delicious and mouthwatering which crave you for more.

7. Vegan Donaught

 Vegan Donaught
Image- Flickr

Fluppy donaught freshly fried to golden perfection and filled and topped with a lot of fresh and delightful vegan or plant-based ingredients. As you take a bite you are transported to the world of pure bliss.


  • Soft, fluffy, and sweetened dough is made with plant-based ingredients like flour, sugar, and yeast.
  • The dough is carefully shaped into a ring or other shape, and fried until golden brown.
  • Donought may be filled with different delicious fillings, like creamy vegan crust, fruit, or dairy-free chocolate

Where to eat: Brick Lane Market

Location: Brick Ln, London, E1 6QR, UK

Brick Lane market is well known for its diverse range of vegan food and diverse array of stalls from art to food stalls. You will discover here the perfect spot to indulge in this mouthwatering vegan drought.

8. Plant-based ice cream

 Plant-based ice cream
Image- Taste

What sets plant-based ice cream apart is not only its delicious flavour but also its eco-friendly and cruelty-free ingredients. Made from the base of coconut milk, almond milk, and cashew milk, sweetened with natural sweeteners like maple syrup.


  • Plant-based ice cream is generally made from creamy and rich-based coconut milk, almond milk, cashew milk, or soy milk
  • Uses natural sweeteners like maple syrup
  • plant-based ice cream comes in a wide range of flavours like vanilla, chocolate, almond, and strawberry

Where to eat: Notting Hills, Portobello Road market

Location: Notting Hills, London, W11 1LJ, United Kingdom.

Portobello Road Market at Notting Hill is the best place to eat plant-based ice cream, it is also famous for its colourful stalls, lively atmosphere, and eclectic mix of goods. A scoop of creamy and delicious, dairy-free dessert and you must craving for more.


In conclusion, I have explained in the above article about the 8 types of vegan food which you must try on London street. Each marketplace or street food stall has its unique array of plant-based delights. Right from mouth-watering vegan seitan burgers to plant-based ice cream, there is no shortage of vegan or plant-based options.

Whether you are dedicated to veganism or simply want to try plant-based food, London street food vendors offer a wealth of creative and satisfying plant-based food. So next time you are wandering through the bustling streets of Covent Garden, Southbank or Greenwich make sure to pamper yourself with this street food in these famous street food stalls. So, let’s go street food hopping and embark on a culinary adventure. 

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