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Southwark Vegan Society

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Try some vegan freebies at our next meeting!

Hello! Welcome to Southwark Vegan Society. Get involved by…

  • trying some freebies at our next meet up: TBC
  • volunteering for our Southwark Meat Free Mondays campaign, to make Southwark greener and healthier.
  • Sign up to our e-newsletter, email southwarkvegans@gmail.com and then follow us on Facebook and Twitter

Southwark MFM mapSouthwark Meat Free Monday

We are working with Southwark council, businesses, schools, faith groups, health centres and the local media to promote #Southwark #MeatFreeMonday.

Find out more here…

This campaign will make Southwark residents healthier and reduce their impact on the environment.

Where can you buy vegan food in Southwark?

Take a look at the map below (I would open the full map here) to see the best places to eat out and buy vegan and veggie products. Want a place adding to the map? – get in touch.

Best places to eat vegan in Southwark

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  • Blue Brick Cafe, Fellbrigg Rd, meeting place of the Southwark Vegans, great homemade vegan food.
  • Dulwich Supermarket, LL – vegan groceries
  • Barry’s, Barry Road. Vegan sausages, icecream, cream, soya, rice and almond milk.
  • SMBS, Lordship Lane (LL) – specialist vegan food, mock meats and icecreams.
  • Dulwich Healthmatters, LL – vegan health and nutrition specialists.
  • Pizza Express, Dulwich Village
  • Blue Mountain – some vegan food.
  • Mean Green Foods: Yvettemakes handmade quinola fritters, aubergine bakes and scotch bonnet chutney. Stall on Fridays and Saturdays at Captured on the Rye at 85 Pellatt Road.


Vegan Chocolate cake!
Vegan Chocolate cake at Puzzle organico
Middle eastern delights at Persepolis
  • Puzzle Organico: Rye Lane – vegan chocolate cake, smoothies and organic vegetables
  • Persopolis: selection of spices/food, run by Sally Butcher and author of Veggiestan: A Vegetable Lover’s Tour of the Middle East
  • 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.


  • Gujarati Rasoi: Delicious Southern Indian vegetarian food
  • The Veggie Table: Yummy vegetarian food
  • Rabot Estate: Monmouth Espresso based coffee drinks with soy milk options
  • Blueprint Café: Wonderful vegan food – they even made us our own printed vegan menu. Great for fine vegan dining in SE1!

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Barnet Vegan and Vegetarian Society

barnetHello! Welcome to our page. We are a quickly growing society with lots going on! Please comment at the bottom of this page if you have ideas of things to add to this page.

  • Areas we cover: TBC
  • Members: 20
  • Find us on our Facebook and Twitter: TBC
  • Meeting Place: / Next Meeting: TBC
  • Borough Leader: Thomas Bonneville
  • Borough Population: 280,000
  • Area leaders needed in: all!

Next meet up:


wfdWhy not come along to the Jewish Veggie Society event on16 October, 2013 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm JVS 853 Finchley Road London,Greater London NW11 8LX  Waged £6, Unwaged/JVS members Enjoy world food with fewer food-miles! In honour of World Food Day, the JVS invites you to an evening of sustainable food, joining people across the globe taking actions to end hunger. Our workshop will focus on how we can have a positive impact by eating local, seasonal, plant-based food and making use of the invisible abundance around us. Email info@jvs.org.uk or call 020 8455 0692 to book a place.



Eating out

  • Can you suggest places to eat out?

Eating In

  • Can you suggest some shops to buy good quality vegan products?

Schools 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…

Past events

Uni church 5 oct 13Sat 5th Oct – 3pm Interfaith Celebration of Animals service, to be held at Golders Green Unitarians, 31½ Hoop Lane, Golders Green, London NW11 8BS. Led by Rev Feargus O’Connor with contributions from the Buddhist, Christian, Hindu, Jain, Jewish, Muslim and Sikh faiths, this tenth anniversary of the annual celebration will feature a very special guest speaker: Gavin Grant, CEO of the RSPCA. Thank you to Thomas Bonneville for attending and keeping us informed!

Lewisham Vegan and Vegetarian Society


Hey I’m David Gore – I started the society in 2012 to bring together the people of Lewisham to share tasty, healthy food!

I hope to see you at one of our potlucks or meetings soon.

Lewisham Pot Luck – Next date TBC

You are invited (vegans, veggies and meat eaters alike) to a Vegan Potluck – bring your own vegan foodtarte (and alcohol if you wish).

We can offer our hob, oven and toaster for reheats plus plates, knives and forks etc. If you want to come along drop a line to David Gore – davidhgore@gmail.com for further details of

the event or confirm via the Lewisham Vegans Facebook Page.

Hotspots in Lewisham

Eating out

  • Lewisham High Street – Turkish restaurants – lovely mezze
  • Hithergreen =  ‘Cafe of Good Hope’ at 216 Hither Green Lane who do soy coffees

Eating In

  • Can you suggest some shops to buy good quality vegan products?
  • Sheels: Lewisham’s best health store

Lewisham Meat Free Mondays…

  • Schools: 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…

Lambeth Vegan Society

Lambeth is the most vegan-friendly borough mscupcakein South London and is home to the famous Ms Cupcake in Brixton. Lambeth Society has 220 members – our biggest society! Borough leaders: Clare, Margarida and Marika. Next Meeting: See below… Borough Population: 303,000. Lambeth is extremely ethnically diverse – it really is the world in one borough. This gives rise to a great diversity of food, as has been shown by Brixton Village.

Lambeth Vegans are having a Meet-Up next Wednesday, 19th March at Whole Meal Cafe in Streatham (1 Shrubbery Road, SW4 2AS, just off the high street, near Streatham Station) at 7pm.
Come along got our long-overdue get-together!  The idea is to bring together like-minded people to meet, chat and eat great food!
Let us know, either by emailing lambethvegans@gmail.com or on Facebook Event Page or Twitter (@lambethvegans).
Hope to see you soon
Clare, Margarida and Marik


  • BMMs Cupcake, Coldharbour Lane.
  • Brixton Village – Wheat and Gluten Free WAG
  • Negril – Jamaican restaurant with a great ital section (vegan diet) – the pumpkin curry is highly recommended.  132 Brixton Hill, SW2 1RS
  • There are lots of great vegan options at places in Brixton Village too – try the veggie tortillas at Casa Morita or the Thai curries at Kaosarn.


  • WholemealcafeWhole Meal Cafe – Vegetarian restaurant with great food and very friendly owners.  1 Shrubbery Road, SW4 2AS
  • Jane’s Organic – Wholefoods and Health Store with a little cafe with great soups, smoothies and salads.  54 Streatham Hill.


  • Alkarmel Vegetarian Cafe, 95 Landor Road, Clapham North, London, SW9 9PH
Vegetarian Tapas Sharing Plate
VeggieTapas sharing plate!

Cubana is London’s freshest, juiciest and best value Cuban Bar Restaurant. Cubana is famous for freshly-prepared Latin American food, fresh tropical cocktails and smoothies – and late-night live Cuban music! We do plenty of veggie and vegan options and all produce is free range -come say hello!” Mauricio Gouveia, Cubana’s General Manager Find us on Facebook Cubana, 48 Lower Marsh, London, SE1 7RG



  • Trinity Stores – great cafe/bar in Balham.  Always have excellent vegan cakes on offer (though they do serve meat as well).  5 & 6 Balham Station Road, Balham, SW12 9SG

Tulse Hill

  • Lazy Rhubarb – cafe by Tulse Hill station has soya milk and always tries to have one vegan cake option each day.
  • Greenz – Fantastic vegan restaurant by Tulse Hill station – creative home-cooked Asian/Caribbean fusion meals.  5 Station Rise SE27 9BW.

Clapham Vegan and Vegetarian Society

Clapham is an area within the Borough of Lambeth. It has a selection of vegan and vegetarian restaurants and shops but not as many as some of the other areas in Lambeth, such as Brixton.This tutorial will show you how to download and install the showbox for pc on Windows 7 using ARC Welder or Bluestacks so you can stream free movies directly from your computer

Leader: Marika Kulesza. Quote TBC

Contact Details


Next Meeting….


Past Meetings

  • Thursday 27 June 2013 Social meeting in Clapham North, Lambeth Borough tonight from 7.15pm! Alkarmel Vegetarian Cafe, 95 Landor Road. 
  • April was at Carmen’s Tapas – its great to meet vegans and veggies local to the Clapham area.

Top 3 Vegan Hotspots in London

Which Borough do you think is the most vegan and veggie friendly? Will your local borough make the top 3 in London? Comment on this page to get your selection added to the list. We want to know the best 3 places in your borough!

  1. Camden – Cookies and ScreamInspiral Lounge Wild Food Cafe
  2.  Islington – Vx vegan shop (Caledonian Rd) Planet organic (Essex Rd) The Gate Vegetarian Restaurant (St John’s Street) Drink Shop & Do on Caledonian Rd opens late and does delicious vegan cake (as well as alcohol!)
  3. Which borough do you think should be next?


Potential boroughs for the 3rd spot!

Lambeth – Brixton: Ms Cupcake, Brixton Village, Clapham: Common: Carmen – Clapham Vegans meeting place, great vegan tapas High Street: Eco – vegan pizza

Harrow – Yummy V, Karma Free Pizza and Saravanaa Bhavan. Pizza Village in Eastcote also has vegan pizzas with vegan cheese


Tower Hamlets – Gallery Cafe Hackney – Pogo cafe Southwark – East Dulwich: Indian Mishief, Blue Brick Cafe, SMBS, Peckham: Persopolis, Ganapati Richmond – Tide Tables Cafe Greenwich – what can you suggest? Lewisham – what can you suggest?

Post your comments below.