A raw food Mecca: where to go for raw plant based dining in London

London is an incredible Mecca of raw plant based cuisine.  There are many wonderful restaurants and great chefs preparing sensational food.  Scroll through the photo gallery for inspiration and then find your next meal out in the listing below.

High Raw Plant Based Restaurants

These restaurants are either all raw plant based or predominately raw plant based.

Wild Food Cafe, Islington
A spectacular and elegant new restaurant that’s taking the wild food concept to a new level.
www.wildfoodcafe.com/islington
269-270 Upper St, Islington, 1 2UQ

Wild Food Cafe, Covent Garden
Tucked away in Neal’s Yard, a magical corner of fashionable Covent Garden, Wild Food Café is an innovative, creative and delicious plant-based, raw-centric café with a focus on wild, colourful gourmet ingredients and a plant-based cuisine.
www.wildfoodcafe.com
14 Neal’s Yard, Covent Garden, WC2H 9DP

Vantra Loungevity, Leicester Square
The original celebrity health food mecca.  Lenny Phong has been serving up astonishingly good raw and lightly cooked uber healthy plant cuisine for longer than anyone else in town.  It’s a central London institution.
www.vantra.co.uk
5 Wardour Street, London, W1D 6PB

Vantra, Tottenham Court Rd
Lenny Phong’s lunch restaurant serving his trademark healthy food in a garden setting. Celebrating purity, integrity, creativity, and unconditional love.
www.vantra.co.uk
79a Tottenham Court Road, Goodge St, W1T 4TB

Bonnington Cafe, Vauxhall (selected evenings!)
One evening a month Anya from Raw Fairies transforms this community cafe into a night of raw dining.  Bookings are essential.  Contact [email protected] for dates and booking.
www.bonningtoncafe.co.uk
11 Vauxhall Grove, Vauxhall, SW8 1TD

Raw’ish Plant Based Restaurants

All these restaurants have quality raw plant based meals on offer, within a wider menu.

Redemption Bar, Notting Hill
Luxury, medicinal food combined with alcohol free drinks gives you an exquisite experience.  All vegan, sugar-free, wheat-free, and yet super sexy gorgeous decor and fabulous food.  All pleasure and no sin!
www.redemptionbar.co.uk
6 Chepstow Road, Notting Hill, W2 5BH

Redemption Bar, Shoreditch
The second Redemption Bar, made edgier for the Shoreditch vibe, delivering the same sensual yet sinless food and alcohol free drinks as the original Notting Hill bar.
www.redemptionbar.co.uk
320 Old Street, Shoreditch, EC1V 9DR

Redemption Bar, Covent Garden
The third Redemption, offering wholefood vegan gluten-free dishes that are low in natural unrefined sugars, with an elegant takeaway, where you can build your own Buddha bowl.
www.redemptionbar.co.uk
15 Shorts Gardens, Covent Garden, WC2H 9AT

Manna, Primrose Hill
Founded in the swinging 60’s, Manna was the oldest gourmet vegetarian restaurant in the UK and has now been fully vegan for 8 years.  Serving a combination of gourmet vegan and raw plant based food it’s evidence of how good food can be.
www.mannav.com
4 Erskine Road, Primrose Hill, NW3 3AJ

The Hive, Bethnal Green
Vegan and raw plant based dishes, cold pressed juices, wine, and cocktails are served at this classy cafe and natural wine bar in cool Bethnal Green. Casual lunch or healthy’ish drinks with friends.
www.thehivewellbeing.com
286 Cambridge Heath Rd, Bethnal Green, E2 9DA

Juice Baby, Chelsea
This is a great little juice bar on Kings Road that also serves some fabulous raw food.  Eat in casually or pick up take away meals and walk up to Hyde Park for a picnic on the grass.
www.juicebaby.co.uk
398 King’s Rd, Chelsea, SW10 0LJ

Farmacy
A beautiful, upmarket healthy restaurant, mostly focusing on healthy vegan and vegetarian dishes, plus a good selection of superfood smoothies, juices, and a handful of raw dishes too. It’s a beautiful experience.
www.farmacylondon.com
74 Westbourne Grove, Notting Hill, W2 5SH

Plant Based Paradise
A sweet vegan cafe with a great selection of vegan and raw vegan meals, smoothies, and drinks. Formerly called Paradise Unbakery.
www.paradiseplantbased.com
59 Chamberlayne Road, Kensal Road, NW10 3ND