Vanilla Black


City restaurant Vanilla Black is an upmarket eatery where the chefs have a passion for creating gourmet food without meat or fish. On the menu you'll find creative veggie dishes like poached duck egg and Ribblesdale pudding, and watercress and spring onion pasty with whipped goats' milk.


Typical meal price: From £41.00 (USD51.61) per diner

£41 and over

Venue Details & Map

Vanilla Black

17 -18 Tooks Court

Yelp Reviews

4.5 out of 5 based on 39 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Vanilla Black

5.0 out of 5 4 October 2016
by Peter R.

Best vegetarian and vegan dining anywhere I have ever eaten. I am a New Yorker and used to good choices,but this place is simply stunning. Excellent service,pretty room and centrally located but hidden. Did I say enough about the amazing food and superb service. They need to open in NYC. GREAT PLACE!more

5.0 out of 5 29 July 2016
by Ken M.

Wow. This was an amazing vegetarian dining experience. Well worth the expense. It was very hard to find. Our Uber driver wasn't able to take us to the door due to construction. Luckily, we were able to find it ourselves. The tasting menu was varied and unique. I would certainly go back and eat here again.more

5.0 out of 5 12 June 2016
by Robert L.

We got confused and actually missed a play at the National and went to Vanilla Black instead. I don't regret it whatsoever. I've been a vegetarian for over 30 years. Not vegan, admittedly, but I don't eat fish or chicken as well as the other usual suspects.

So... I cried when I sat down and opened the menu. I honestly cried. I don't think I've ever opened a menu that was as creative, as...more

5.0 out of 5 8 March 2016
by Sunny K.

This place really is a little gem. For haute cuisine, one can't go wrong in checking this place out. Yes, it's vegetarian but that's not what it's all about. The clientele all seemed well-heeled, intelligent people, and I have to say my date and I fit right in ;)

The flavours were incredible and I really appreciated that the portions were delicately sized, so I could try everything. I...more

5.0 out of 5 22 July 2015
by Sam G.

This isn't a great *vegetarian* restaurant. It's one of the best restaurants I've eaten at... Ever... (And I'm not a vegetarian).

We're talking flavour combinations that shouldn't be possible - but taste delicious. Textures, temperatures, colours that are perfectly combined to have you perplexing over ever mouthful trying to work out what is going on on your tongue.

One desert we shared...more

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