Reducing our environmental footprint with responsibly grown, unprocessed food is an increasingly popular trend. Whether you’re looking for vegan food, vegetarian eateries or healthy treats, there are plenty of top-notch organic restaurants in London.
The Duke of Cambridge
Tuck into fresh produce from the family-run, organic Riverford farm, plus fish and meat sourced strictly from responsible UK suppliers, at The Duke of Cambridge. This popular Islington spot holds the title of Britain’s first certified organic pub, meaning that popping out for a pint and some pub grub has never felt quite so virtuous.
Take your pick from a full vegan menu at Vantra Longevity, which serves up the highest standards of organic, ethical and sustainable ingredients while keeping the prices low. There are plenty of raw options to choose from on the à la carte menu and at the extensive all-day buffet. Fill up a plate with everything from hot curries to probiotic salads, and enjoy a side dish of guilt-free satisfaction at this vegan restaurant in London.
Now with a handful of locations across London, Natural Kitchen first started its life as an organic deli on Marylebone High Street. Indulge in a healthy feast of locally sourced dishes, from eggs Benedict to fish and chips, or opt for a vibrant salad brimming with organic ingredients. All food is sourced responsibly and exclusively from suppliers that share the London restaurant’s philosophy of environmentally friendly produce.
As well as being a completely vegan London restaurant, Manna ensures that all its produce is sourced from local farmer’s markets and uses organic ingredients whenever possible. Dine on a plate of bangers and mash, or slurp up the restaurant’s specialty “veatballs” spaghetti. You can also accompany your meal with a tipple from the organic wine list, and a slice of the cake of the day from their certified organic bakery.
Inspired by a Californian road trip, Hally’s in Parsons Green offers responsibly sourced, farm-to-table ingredients in the form of daily changing salads, homemade treats and West Coast-inspired hot dishes. Treat yourself to a weekend bottomless brunch with friends, and pair your smashed avocado on toast with unlimited mimosas and prosecco.
Stop off at one of Daylesford’s London restaurants for a tasty meal with friends and family. The Daylesford Organic Farm in Gloucestershire supplies its three London cafe-deli outposts with fresh produce grown on the farm, meat from their own herds, and dairy from the in-house creameries, as well as bread from its organic bakery.
Enjoy a wide range of delicious organic dishes at Bethnal Green’s The Hive. If you’re looking for a lunchtime treat, make sure to sample the vegan-friendly courgetti carbonara or try the tapas-style aperitivo options during a laidback evening trip. This organic restaurant in London also has a great selection of cold-pressed juices, organic wines and craft beers.
You won’t find any complex carbohydrates, red meat, refined sugars or dairy on the menu at health-conscious Lu-Ma Cafe. Kick-start your morning with a “Clean Full English” filled with organic eggs, gluten-free bread and homemade baked beans, or dig into a filling lunchtime dish instead. You’ll also find a selection of tempting desserts, an all-day weekend brunch and nutrient-packed smoothies.
Head to The Rosemary for a completely organic London dining experience. This welcoming eatery boasts a menu packed with hearty Hungarian dishes, offering everything from goulash soup and homemade dumplings to a variety of vegetarian-friendly stews. Pick up a cold-pressed juice from the juice bar, or listen to regular live music with a glass of Hungarian wine in hand.