This week is National Vegetarian Week so we decided to kick off things with our top 5 vegetarian restaurants in London. We know that as we live, work and play in London we're a bit biased. So if you know any amazing veggie eateries outside of the capital that Hippyshopper readers ought to know about let us know by adding a comment below.
Hippyshopper's top 5 vegetarian restaurants in London
Established in 1988, Mildreds serves internationally inspired vegetarian food, all of which is made daily on the premises. The lively, yet intimate atmosphere is coupled with excellent value for money and a very broad menu that will keep non-vegetarians happy too!
When: Monday to Saturday, 12 noon till 11pm
Where: 45 Lexington Street, London, W1F 9AN
2. inSpiral Lounge
This eatery is located in the heart of vibrant Camden. A unique concept, inSpiral Lounge combines personal and planetary health with the best view possible - right on top of Camden Lock.
A café, bar, events venue, you name it, inSpiral Lounge offers an amazing choice of ice creams, smoothies, cocktails and delicious food.
When: Monday to Thursday, 8am to 22pm / Friday, 8am to 2pm (late) / Saturday, 9am to 2pm (late) / Sunday, 9am to 23.30pm
Where: 250 Camden High Street, London, NW1 8QS
Located in the heart of Soho, Beatroot offers vegetarian food that is full of flavour and wholesome ingredients at a price that won't break the bank.
They offer ten hot dishes that draw inspiration from around the world, together with colourful seasonal salads. Simply choose which size of container you'd like and your good to go! They also serve organic, fair-trade coffee as well as teas and herbals.
When: Monday to Friday, 9am to 9pm / Saturday, 11am to 9pm
Where: 92 Berwick Street, Soho, London, W1F 0QD
A true find if you enjoy a good Indian. Specialising in South and North Indian pure vegetarian cuisine, Chutney's has a cracking menu and a really reasonable all-you-can-eat lunch buffet for £6.95/
When: Monday to Sunday, 12 noon to 11.30pm
Where: 124 Drummond Street, Euston, London, NW1 2PA
5. Vita Organic
Or Vitao as it's now called is as hippie as it comes. As one of the first restaurants in the UK to create and provide genuinely healthy food, Vitao use the best quality organic ingredients specially selected to achieve optimum health. Vitao caters for a wide range of dietary needs and choices, including vegan/vegetarian, macrobiotic, raw/living food, coeliacs, diabetics, those suffering from food allergies, or anyone just looking out for their health and well-being.
If optimised nutrition is what you're after, this is your place.
When: Monday to Sunday, 12noon to 11pm / Sunday, 12 noon to 9pm
Where: 74 Wardour Street, London, W1F 0TE