Some people hate it and some people love it. No, we're not talking about Marmite, we're talking about Valentine's day. With more vegans living in London than ever before, more restaurants are catching on. If you, your date or both of you are vegan, there are so many choices for you to enjoy this Valentine's day.
For those who like to push the boat out, don't worry we have a variety of classy vegan valentine's ideas in London. Want something a little more casual? We got your back. Check our list of the best vegan valentine spots below.
📍271 Well Street, E9 6RG | 🔗 website
If vegan is what you love, then you'll love Rehab. It's a cute little space in Hackney that specialises in healthy plant-based foods. It's filled with plants and greenery inside, but at night it feels special.
They are putting on a variety of Valentine's vegan specials alongside the regular vegan menu. Be sure to book a table if you live in that part of town.
The Spread Eagle
📍 224 Homerton High Street, Hackney | 🔗 website
London's first vegan only pub. Everything is vegan, even the beer. It's not your typical valentine's day meal out. But, they do some fantastic vegan Mexican dishes. It's perfect for a more informal date if you don't want to put lots of effort in. You can always head to the bar after of everything goes well.
📍1 Keslake Mansions, 12 Station Terrace, London NW10 5RU | 🔗 website
After work vegan valentines treats don't get much better than this. Treat your significant vegan other to a special night at Comptoir V. They are doing a special vegan tasting menu for dinner on Valentine's day. That's 8 courses of vegan fun to keep you occupied all evening.
Fed By Water
📍Unit 1b Dalston Centre, 64 Kingsland High Street, E8 2LX | 🔗 website
Based in Dalston, Fed By Water offers up incredible plant-based Italian food. From Lasagne to pizza they have it all, and most of it is vegan style. It'll be sure to give you that homely feeling this Valentine's day.
They are doing a special set menu for Valentine's day - but be sure to book ahead to get a space as they will fill up quickly.
Pollen Street Social
📍8-10 Pollen Street, London W1S 1NQ | 🔗 website
For a cute night in Soho, there's not much better in terms of vegan offering than Pollen Street Social. It's a dining experience of utmost extravagance - think Chef's table (Netflix show) and you'll be in the right area.
It's got itself a Michelin star, so you're set to impress. The regular tasting menu is just under a hundred quid. But they do a vegan menu with dishes between £10-£20. Be sure to book well in advance to secure Valentine's meal of your dreams.
Temple of Seitan
📍103a Camley Street, N1C 4PF, UK | 🔗 website
If you're going for more of a chilled vibe this valentines day, then we have the perfect solution. Perhaps you and your significant vegan other fancy a few drinks first. Perhaps you have a few too many and bin off the meal altogether.
That's fine because now you know that a new Temple of Seitan opening in Camden. It's running form the 31st of January, so that gives you plenty of time to scope it out. What is it? Vegan fried chicken.
Those of you that haven't visited the Hackney branch now get a chance. Treat you and your date to some finger-lickin' vegan fun.