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Peckham Vegans

Peckham is full of vegan delights!  Scroll down for events, best places to eat out and how to get involved. Tell us your vegan finds on Peckham Vegan Facebook group or tweet us a picture @Peckhamvegans.

Events – join us for food and chats

Feb 25th 2017 – Vegan meet up

Join the Peckham Vegans at 12pm on Saturday 25th February 2017 at Caribbean restaurant Zionly Manna (48 Rye Lane Market), where vegan chef Jahson will be cooking us a mouthwatering lunch.

RSVP via the Facebook Event.

Eat Peckham Vegan Week – 20th May 2017 – TRY VEGAN FOOD FOR FREE!

Get your tickets for free vegan food here.

Help fund it – we need to raise £1,600, will you chip in £10 and help 3  people try vegan food for free? Donate now!

Eat Peckham vegan

Where to eat out and shop vegan in Peckham…

Watch this video for the low down…

Take a look at this map…

Eating out – the best places in Peckham

Zionly Manna – delicious carribean food run by Jahson, who is so passionate about healthy food at affordable prices.  Its also the meet up spot for Peckham Vegans.

Persopolis: Sally Butcher (lol) and her husband The Shopkeeper have been sharing selection of spices/food, run by Sally Butcher and author of Veggiestan: A Vegetable Lover’s Tour of the Middle East

Nutkin – run by the passionate and friendly Kate, it’s Peckham’s very own vegan cheese cafe! You can get also it on Deliveroo too 🙂

Banh Banh – delicious Vietnamese vegan food – spring rolls and stir frys. So fresh and healthy, its a favourite of ours.

Ganapati: south Indian vegan food

  • Cool Cat’s Cafe – Toby Maclean (a vegetarian himself) serves all homemade food: pesto spaghetti £8, Butterbean burger in a roll served with oven roast potatoes £8, gnocchi in a pepper and tomato sauce £10,  hummus and sourdough bread £4
  • Bambuni – lovely café and deli opposite Nunhead Green – ask they will make a fantastic vegan sandwich, and they have soya milk
  • The Old Nun’s Head – serves vegan burgers every night and a nut roast on Sundays (you have to ask for no Yorkshire puddings).
  • Dish and Spoon – lovely vegan soup
  • The Rye Pub – had quite a nice vegan dish when we ate there recently – or possibly it was a modified veggie dish – a kind of stuffed aubergine thing.

Eating in – where to shop vegan

Puzzle Organico: Rye Lane . Renato sells vegan chocolate cake, smoothies and organic vegetable

Holland and Barrett – great range of vegan mock meats

Khans bargain store – great for spices and dates

Fruit and veg – Peckham is awash with fruit and veg markets

Want to get involved? Join us on Facebook.

Tower Hamlets Veggie and Vegan Society

Welcome to Tower Hamlets Veggie and Vegan Society page. Could you help us organise our first meet up or email us on to let us know of other great veggie friendly places in Tower Hamlets?

Leader:  TBC Could you be it? Event Organiser: Conor Harrington Find us on Facebook. We have 22 members and looking for more!

If you know of any veggie things happening in TH then please get in touch!

Next Meeting: 28 November 2013, 7pm onwards

burgerOn 28 November 2013 from 7.30pm-9pm at The Gallery Cafe, St Margarets House, Old Ford Road, E2 9PL. Join us for food and drink and a chat about how we can make Tower Hamlets greener!  Reply on our Facebook event page or email to let us know you are coming!
 More about The Gallery Cafe:… An art gallery based in a cafe that’s a community-run charity. The Gallery Cafe is a unique place to eat and relax, situated near the Museum of Childhood in Bethnal Green. We offer a delicious selection of vegan and vegetarian food, an exciting program of live events, and a new art exhibition from an up-and-coming artist every month. The Gallery Cafe is a cosy sanctuary during the winter months, and comes alive in the summer with its sun trap terrace and garden, making it a great spot to enjoy all year round.

The Larder: Globe Road but it is only open til 7 every night I believe.

G&T: Great little vegan coffee shop on Cambridge Heath Road


Westminster Veggie Society

Westminster is a little thin on the ground for people but loads of places to eat out…

Thanks to Sarah Zittrer for these:

1. Vitao – This place is great! You can eat from the buffet for £6.50 for a medium plate. Smaller and larger options are also available, as well as a la carte selections. A full range of juices, smoothies and hot vegan coffees, teas and plant milks are available. The only problem here is that I always eat too much!

2. Food for Thought – Amazing selection of vegetarian and vegan food. Gluten free options also available. Delicious home-cooked type food, and very generous portion sizes. Prices vary depending on the dish you order, but for a set meal it will cost about £8.

3. Tibits –

Delicious, amazing and varied buffet. Hot and cold foods available. Lunch and dinner prices differ, but your meal is priced according to weight. Both vegetarian and vegan options available, as well as a variety of coffee, tea, juices, and alcoholic beverages as well. Be careful how much you pile on your plate, as the prices can add up!

Brent Vegan and Vegetarian Society

Hey, welcome to Brent. We have 25 members and need leaders and more helpers, so get in touch!

Find us on facebook.

Next meet-up/event:


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The service this year is dedicated to the nuns of the Russian Orthodox Convent of the Nativity of the Virgin in the Kaluga region of Russia in honour of their caring, compassionate work on behalf of unwanted and abandoned animals, especially cats. A local resident has links with the convent and during the service will give a presentation about its work on behalf of animals in need.  Click to find out more.

Wandsworth Vegan and Veggie Society

wandsWe are looking for people to join our group in Wandsworth, could you help? We have 10 members and have picked a few more up from Vegfest. We also need someone to help with the monthly meetings and a place to meet, any ideas?

Find us on Facebook and say hello!


Pleaces to eat out suggested by Mike Grahn from Wandsworth Friends of the Earth after Thomas Micklewright visited them for their monthly meetup.

    • Girasole in Garratt Lane is a nice family-run Italian restaurant and is located near to Earlsfield train station.
    • South Indian restaurants in Tooting High Street and around.  The back room at Jaffna House is a favourite, but others are pure vegetarian which this is not.
    • Gallapagos in Battersea High Street always have something tasty as one of their three daily specials.
    • Maybe: Green Thai Cafe another local on Garratt Lane, but I’m not sure whether they use a dash of fish sauce in their many vegetable dishes (it would be traditional for Thai cuisine). Can anyone confirm this?

Islington Vegan & Veggie Society

Welcome to Islington! We need a leader and some more Facebook admin helpers, we only have 10 members so a small group but loads of potential. Find us on Facebook.

Places to eat out:

Indian Vegetarian Bhel Poori House92 Chapel Market, Islington,  N1 9EX  £5 per person for <<help yourself to as much as you can eat>> and although not entirely vegan the staff can tell you which pots contain vegan options. 20 minutes walk from Kings Cross/St.Pancras station,so a handy place to have a final meal if a visitor is catching a train from there.

Camberwell Veg*n Society

Duncan and Nuala are looking for veggies, vegans and meat-reducers in the Camberwell, Peckham and Nunhead area to get involved in local social meet-ups.

  • Area covered: Camberwell, Peckham, Nunhead.
  • Population: TBC

Next meeting date TBC soon.

Do you know of anything veggie in this area – please get in touch!

  • Bambuni – lovely café and deli opposite Nunhead Green – ask they will make a fantastic vegan sandwich, andthey have soya milk
  • The Old Nun’s Head – serves vegan burgers every night and a nut roast on Sundays (you have to ask for no Yorkshire puddings).
  • Ganapati – fabulous indian restaurant on Bellenden Road, with good vegan options.
  • Dish and Spoon – lovely vegan soups
  • The Rye Pub – had quite a nice vegan dish when we ate there recently – or possibly it was a modified veggie dish – a kind of stuffed aubergine thing.

Waltham Forest Vegan and Veggie Society

IMAG0395Welcome to our page. We are officially the most vega*n friendly place in North East London. We have 50 members and are looking to networking with local green groups – like Waltham Forest Green Party. Check out Waltham Forest Blogger Sarah Lamey:

Find us on Facebook: Waltham Forest

Our first meet-up was  a great success!

IMAG0397We met for the first time on 7th November  at the Hornbeam Cafe.

11 people turned up, we had great food provided by Anna and the team and great discussions about veggie and vegan stuff in Waltham Forest.

Our next meet-up TBC soon (potential beer tasting)

Other stuff going on ….

IMAG0402Date TBC, at the Hornbeam Cafe in Walthamstow. Enjoy a 3 course vegan seasonal feast, celebrating the best of ultra local, organic fare in a friendly, cosy and homely setting. For £15 we can guarantee a delicious and hearty 3 course meal in a friendly, welcoming setting. We are fully licensed serving organic wines, spirits, ciders and locally brewed beers (all vegan of course!) plus organic juices, excellent coffee and a wide range of organic teas. Reservations for our Fork to Fork are essential – please book your table by emailing us at (seatings between 7pm and 9pm).


hornbeamcafeThe Hornbeam Cafe invites you to a vegan feast with delicious food – organic, locally sown, grown, picked and cooked! All making use of as much local produce as possible, provided by Organiclea Community Growers. Menu for Saturday 28th September 2013 Starters: Stuffed Hungarian hotwax chillies with a heritage tomato salad. Mains: Stuffed aubergine served with patatas a lo podre and a Hawkwood mixed leaf and herb salad Desserts: Peaches and figs with sticky coconut rice topped with sesame seeds For £15 we can guarantee a delicious and hearty 3 course meal. We are fully licensed serving vegan organic wines, spirits and locally brewed beers.OrganicLea place an emphasis on propagating and growing heritage species, so you can expect some different-from-the-norm vegetables being cooked up at the Hornbeam cafe!

Any others?

Haringey Veggie Society

We are looking for more veggies, vegans and meat reducers in Haringey! Find us on Facebook: Haringey. Thanks to Connie for signing up to help out!

  • Areas we cover: TBC
  • Members: 10
  • Meeting Place:TBC when we find someone to organise the next meeting! 🙂
  • Borough Leader: Luke Berman
  • Borough Population: TBC


Eating out

Can you suggest anywhere?


We are looking for schools to do Meat Free Days – leave a comment if you know of any…

Faith groups

We are looking for Churches and other Faith groups to do Meat Free Days – leave a comment if you know of any…

Kensington & Chelsea Vegan and Veggie Society

Down to Earth, in Kensington. Have you been?

Welcome to the Kensington & Chelsea Vegan and Veggie Society. We hope to have a meeting soon so please get in touch if you would like to come along or if you can help. Find us: on Facebook here.

We cover: Albertopolis, Bayswater, Belgravia, Brompton, Chelsea, Earl’s Court, Holland Park, Kensal Town, Kensington, Knightsbridge, Ladbroke Grove, North Kensington, Notting Hill, South Kensington, West Brompton, West Kensington, World’s End. Do you live in these areas – please get in touch.

Places to eat out and shop

SAF Restaurant – Gourmet vegan & living foods restaurant and bar. 1st Floor, Whole Foods Market, The Barkers Building 63-97 Kensington High StreetLondon,W8 5SE Tel: 020 7368 4555 (Tube: Kensington High Street)


RAINFOREST CREATIONS: Wonderful raw vegan salads plus roti/wraps and raw vegan
. Two locations: Partridges, Sloane Square, 2-5 Duke of York Square, SW3 4LY – open daily Chelsea Market, Kings Road, London SW3 6NR Saturdays only.

Le Pain Quotidien, South Kensington. Vegan blueberry muffins, soya milk, breads and a vegan salad.

Happy Vegetarian – 288 Portobello Road  London W10 – great veggie and vegan wraps.

down-to-earth-london-2DOWN TO EARTH:  New organic vegetarian cafe and health food store in Kensington. 240-242 High Street, Kensington, London W8 6ND (Tube: High Street kensington, Kensington Olympia)
Tel: 0207 371 6987  Whole food store and vegetarian / vegan / raw food cafe  Open daily 7.30am – 10.30pm.

Ricardo’s Italian on Fulham Rd has a vegan menu.