I’m listing what I think are the best plant-based burgers in London. I’ve included chain restaurants with many locations throughout the city, making it easy to get your vegan burger fix. Of course, I haven’t tried every plant-based burger in London, so this is just a list of my particular favourites. If any London restaurant wants to invite me to try their vegan burgers free of charge, I’m happy to oblige if I have the time and if I like what I eat, I can include it in this article!
Best Plant-Based Burgers In London That I’ve Tried So Far!
Those who prefer to eat at a vegan establishment will appreciate Neat Burger. I tried the Cheese Burger at the Camden branch when I was updating my area guide. Their Cheese Burger features a Neat Meat Patty, which tastes like meat and has a meaty texture. It comes with American style cheese, pickles, ketchup, mustard and white onions. I didn’t have the white onions in mine, but it was still tasty. The plain white bun is soft and fluffy, with a gluten-free version available. It costs £6.49 with an option to make it spicy or double up the burger for extra money. The fries were good value for money. You’ll find Neat Burger at various locations throughout London with Deliveroo from 12 until 10.30 pm every day. Please read my Neat Burger Review for more information.
If you’re dining out with your carnivore friends, Honest Burgers is an excellent choice. This British burger joint is known for its quality beef burgers, but they’ve also got a few options for vegans. You can enjoy a delicious plant-based burger with vegan smoked gouda, Rubies chipotle mayo, mustard, red onion, pickles, lettuce, and a side of homemade rosemary salted chips for £13.75. The burger tastes and looks like meat, and there is an option to have this burger with vegan bacon. The rosemary salted chips are excellent but ask for the salt on the side to sprinkle on how much you want. Honest Burger has plenty of branches throughout the capital with click and collect plus Deliveroo deliveries. I often dine at the London Bridge branch where the staff are super friendly.
A friend recommended the American style Shake Shack vegan burgers, so when we were out for a walk in Covent Garden, we popped in for a vegan burger with fries. The Crispy Shallot Burger is a bespoke vegan patty by chef Neil Rankin made using roasted mushrooms, onion, miso, bulgur wheat and spices. It comes with crispy beer marinated shallots, smokey vegan cheddar, lettuce and Dijonnaise sauce. The burger and bun are very soft, perfect if you wear braces and want something easy to eat. I say that because I was wearing Invisalign at the time, and my teeth were feeling sensitive. It costs £8 for a single or £11.50 for a double. Don’t forget to add a side of crinkle cut chips! Either dine at one of the London restaurants, click and collect or have your food delivered via Deliveroo.
A couple of weeks ago, I was at London Bridge and wanted a quick bite to eat, so I ordered a vegan Love Burger with Baked Fries from Leon. The plant-based burger comes with sauce, mustard mayo, tomato, pickles and smoked Gouda style cheese. The bun was lovely and soft, and the patty was less meaty than the others I tried, which is appealing to many. It costs £5.95. Leon has a lot of London branches, so hopefully, you’ll come across one near where you work. Either dine at one of the restaurants, click and collect, or use the delivery service via Deliveroo, Uber Eats, Just Eat or Feedr.
I still remember the Moving Mountains Vegan Burger I ate earlier this year at the Albie Restaurant, Hoxton Hotel, Blackfriars in Southwark. It was a succulent plant protein patty with vegan cheese, burger sauce, red onion, pickle, lettuce and tomato in a beetroot bun served with chips for £22. It was an enjoyable brunch/lunch option and is still on their menu, so I’m hoping you can get to try it. Please read my Albie Review for further information.
Author: Homegirl London. Photographs: Homegirl London.