After the over-indulgence of the festive period, a record number of us are pledging to the plant-based diet.
With movements like #Veganuary and the recent rise in awareness of planet-conscious eating, chefs all over the world are responding with imaginative vegan creations, packed full of flavour. Say goodbye to the bog-standard mushroom risotto and HELLO to these delicious dishes, all available right here in London Bridge.
1. By Chloe’s The Full Brekkie
by CHLOE’s collaboration with Zanna Van Diijk is a twist on ‘The Full Engish’ featuring maple carrot bacon, jack fruit sausage, scrambled tofu, smoky cowboy beans, roasted plum tomatoes and whole shiitake mushrooms, served with a toasted buttered vegan English muffin and house-made Beet Ketchup.
By Chloe. One Tower Bridge, 6 Duchess Walk, SE1 2SD
2. Santo Remedio’s Hibiscus Enchiladas
Rolled tortillas filled with Hibiscus flowers sautéed in tomato and Chile Morita.
Santo Remedio, 152 Tooley St, SE1 2TU
3. The Coal Shed’s Fire Roasted Squash
Fire roasted squash, Israeli couscous, pomegranate, walnuts and a spiced yoghurt dressing.
The Coal Shed, 4 Crown Court, One Tower Bridge, SE1 2ZR
4. Gunpowder’s Porzhi Okra Fries
Gunpowder Tower Bridge, 4 Duchess Walk, SE1 2SD
5. Cafe Rouge’s Spicy Moroccan Vegetable Tagine
Roasted courgette, carrots, butternut squash, baby spinach and chickpeas with toasted almonds and coriander chutney. Served with spiced coriander couscous.
Cafe Rouge, Hays Galleria, Tooley St, SE1 2HD
6. Duddell’s Black Pepper Vegetarian ‘Chicken’
Duddell’s, 9a St Thomas St, SE1 9RY
7. Pizza Pilgrim’s Marinara Pizza
This classic Neopolitan Pizza is packed full of flavour – no cheese needed!
Pizza Pilgrims, Unit SU48, Tooley St/ Bermondsey St, SE1 9SP
8. Leon’s Love Burger
Soya-beetroot patty topped with a vegan Carolina mustard mayo, Leon’s burger sauce, tomatoes, pickles, and a slice of smoked gouda-style vegan cheese, in between sourdough burger buns.
More London/ London Bridge Station/ Borough High Street
9. The Ivy Tower Bridge’s Dukka Spiced Sweet Potato
Aubergine baba ganoush with coconut ‘yoghurt,’ sesame, mixed grains, toasted almonds and a Moroccan tomato sauce.
The Ivy Tower Bridge, One Tower Bridge, Tower Bridge Rd, SE1 2AA