Vegetarian food has come a long way in London since the first veggie place opened in 1966. There are now tons of options, including more and more high-end places looking to cater to the discerning animal-loving eater. But what about those without the deep pockets? Thankfully, even in an expensive city like London, budget-friendly veggie food is still available. Here is our guide to some of the best places to try.
When it’s 9:30PM and the line out the restaurant door just keeps getting longer and longer, you know you’ve hit the food jackpot. This family-run establishment in the heavily Turkish Green Lanes neighbourhood is also very veg-friendly, with huge plates at unbeatable prices. Service is efficient and the food is on point, with the smoked aubergine dip and baskets of overflowing, warm pita bread making mouths water. Gökyüzü attracts a diverse crowd, from hipsters to local families to students. Istanbul, you have serious competition.