Discover top vegan breakfast spots in London! From avocado toast to vegan pancakes, indulge in delicious vegan breakfast and brunch options

Disclaimer: Some of the restaurants on the list are fully vegan and some offer vegan options on their menus.

My favourite vegan breakfast restaurants in London are listed below:

  1. Pinch Cafe
  2. Scarlett Green
  3. Duck and Waffle
  4. Linnaean
  5. Drunch
  6. Farmacy
  7. Borough Market
  8. Cafe van Gogh
  9. Megan’s
  10. Avocado x Coffee

1. Pinch Cafe

vegan brunch restaurants london

Pinch Cafe is located in Tooting (SW London) and is definitely one of my favourite local fully vegan breakfast and brunch cafes in London. It was my go-to stop after the gym where I would get incredible protein-packed smoothies. Besides smoothies, you can find vegan croissants, breakfast burritos, English breakfast, avocado on toast, cheese toasties and so much more. The portions are ginormous, and the prices are very affordable. You need nothing else when seeking London’s best vegan breakfast places – delicious, affordable, healthy, and mindfully prepared.

“At Pinch Cafe, we recognize the constant threat that human activity poses to our environment, biodiversity, and animals. As such, we strive to make a positive impact on the planet by promoting veganism through serving delicious food and drinks. We believe that by offering an all-vegan menu, we can inspire and encourage people to choose a more sustainable and compassionate lifestyle.

Fully vegan: Yes

Location: Tooting Works, 89 Bickersteth Rd, London SW17 9SH,

Website: Pinch Cafe

Instagram: Pinch Cafe


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2. Scarlett Green

Scarlett Green vegan brunch london

Another exceptional vegan breakfast and brunch spot in London must be Scarlett Green. Scarlett Green is part of the Daisy Green Collection of restaurants, all of which are Aussie-owned. It offers a stylish and cosy ambience that’s perfect for a relaxed weekend morning. Their menu features a wide range of vegan, veggie, and gluten-free options, including popular Australian snacks like Vegemite. From vegan breakfast and vegan bottomless brunch to savoury and sweet dishes, there’s something for everyone. I ordered oat matcha and avocado on fermented activated charcoal sourdough, which was an absolute delight.

Fully vegan: No

Address: 4 Noel Street, Soho W1F 8GB

Website: Scarlett Green

Instagram: Scarlett Green

3. Duck and Waffle

Duck and Waffle vegna brunch london

Duck & Waffle, an iconic restaurant perched high in London’s skyline on the 40th floor, serves British & European dishes. As the name hints, the restaurant focuses on duck-centric dishes, but it’s also a fantastic spot for vegans seeking an elevated vegan breakfast or vegan brunch experience.

The menu at Duck & Waffle surprises with vegan breakfast options that are nothing short of exquisite. From the indulgent version of a vegan English breakfast to Corn ribs and the delightful avocado on sourdough, every dish showcases creativity and flavour.

The breathtaking panoramic views of London add an extra layer to your brunch. Make sure you book in advance.

Duck and Waffle London serves vegan breakfast, Weekend Brunch, Sunday roast, lunch and dinner.

Fully vegan: No

Location: London and Edinburgh

Website: Duck and Waffle

Instagram: Duck and Waffle


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4. Linnaean

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Linnaean is a relatively new restaurant located in Nine Elms, boasting a stunning and highly Instagrammable interior. In addition to its role as a restaurant, Linnaean also serves as a beauty and hair spot. Their website proudly states, ‘Showcasing sustainability, seasonality, zero waste, and an innate understanding of nutrition at every stage, each ingredient used by our head chef and creative team in the Linnaean kitchen is treated with the utmost respect and prepared or utilized in a way that showcases its best qualities.’ Their menu caters to various dietary preferences, including vegan, flexitarian, gluten-free, and dairy-free options.

Linnaean offers vegan breakfast, vegan bottomless brunch, vegan afternoon tea and a la carte menu.

I tried their Signature English Breakfast, Avocado on Sourdough with a side of hot matcha and Basil & pineapple pavlova.

Fully vegan: No

Address: Embassy Gardens, 2 New Union Sq

Website: Linnaean

Instagram: Linnaean

5. Drunch cafe

Drunch cafe vegan brunch london

Drunch Cafe is a renowned ‘teddy bear at the table’ cafe known for its signature coffees, including options inspired by luxury brands like Dior, Chanel, Versace, and their own unique Drunch coffee. They offer a decent selection of vegan breakfast and vegan brunch options. This family-owned business was founded by two relatives with the idea of creating a cosy space for their family and friends. While the cafe itself is quite small, there is outdoor seating available. You can find a variety of vegan choices for breakfast, brunch, lunch, and even dinner. Remember that it leans towards the pricey side, but you’re mostly paying for the ambience and overall vibe rather than just the food.

Among their famous drinks are the 24k gold cappuccino (with vegan alternatives), the Barbie cappuccino featuring a Barbie stencil and dried, edible petals, and more. If you’re a fan of Instagram-worthy places, this is a must-visit spot.

I had full English and matcha with dried rose petals.

Fully vegan: No

Address: Mayfair, Regent’s park, Oxford Circus

Website: Drunch Cafe

Instagram: Drunch Cafe

6. Farmacy

Farmacy vegan breakfast london

Owned by Camilla Fayed, Farmacy is a wellness-focused vegan restaurant offering nourishing and organic plant-based dishes. The stylish ambience reflects their commitment to holistic well-being, and their menu features nutrient-packed dishes that promote a healthy and balanced lifestyle. I have visited Farmacy multiple times, and it has never disappointed me. From vegan afternoon tea to vegan breakfast, vegan brunch and vegan lunch.

My favourite vegan breakfast and vegan brunch dishes are Buckwheat pancakes, Farmacy benedict and also their English breakfast.

Fully vegan: Yes

Address:  74-76 Westbourne Grove, London W2 5SH, United Kingdom

Website: Farmacy

Instagram: Farmacy

7. Borough Market

Padre - borough market vegan breakfast london

If you are looking for a less conventional vegan brunch or vegan breakfast spot, Borough Market London is the place to be. There is a plethora of vegan options. It ranges from restaurants around the market to actual food stands. Mallow is one of the restaurants in the area, you can read more about it in my “Top 10 Best vegan restaurants in London” post.

Food stands with vegan options in Borough market are Arabica to go which serves incredible Falafels and wraps, Padre – Mexican, Horn OK Please – Indian street food, Oroshi – Japanese (try grilled tofu), Pochi, Gujarati Rasoi etc.

Fully vegan: No

Address:  London SE1 9AL, United Kingdom

Website: Borough Market

Instagram: Borough Market


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8. Cafe Van Gogh

Warm, brick-clad & not-for-profit cafe serving hearty vegan cuisine in relaxed environs.”

Cafe Van Gogh is a fully vegan restaurant located in SW London – Brixton/Oval. The restaurant operates as a non-profit social enterprise. It not only serves delicious vegan brunch or vegan breakfast but also makes a meaningful impact by running training programs for individuals with additional challenges in life, such as learning disabilities or mental health issues.

Their menu changes every 6-8 weeks which is a great way to try different dishes from time to time. I tried their English breakfast and pancakes.

The restaurant is doggo friendly

Fully vegan: Yes

Address: 88 Brixton Road, London, SW9 6BE

Website: Cafe Van Gogh

Instagram: Cafe Van Gogh

9. Megan’s

Megan's vegan restaurant london

Megan’s, or as they call themselves “Your favourite neighbourhood restaurant”, offers a range of vegan breakfast options. Being located across London, it truly is your neighbourhood restaurant. Everything is labelled vegan on their menu but in case you wish to tailor some of their veggie dishes, they will happily accommodate. One of my favourite Megan’s restaurants is the one from the picture above, it is located in Battersea Power station and it overlooks the river.

The restaurant is dog-friendly 🙂

Fully vegan: No

Location: Multiple locations around London – Wimbledon, Battersea, Soho etc.

Website: Megan’s

Instagram: Megan’s restaurant

10. Avocado x Coffee

Avocado and Coffee Greenwich

If you ever find yourself in Greenwich looking for a vegan breakfast, Avocado and Coffee have your back.

Their story is: “At Avocado x Coffee, our aim is to offer our guests the most natural meeting place and a selection of high-quality organic and vegan products. When you step foot into our store, you will notice the difference between us and every other coffee shop you have ever visited.”

Their menu is quite extensive – offering vegan toasties, vegan burgers, vegan pasta, and an incredible selection of hot beverages like Golden Turmeric latte, Matcha, Mumbai chai latte, smoothies, juices etc.

Fully vegan: No

Address: 228-232 Trafalgar Rd, London SE10 9ER, United Kingdom

Website: Avocado x Coffee

Instagram: Avocado x Coffee


As you explore the vibrant city, don’t miss the opportunity to savour the diverse and delectable vegan brunch or vegan breakfast options London has to offer. So, grab your friends, family, or a good book, and embark on a vegan brunch adventure that celebrates delicious cruelty-free dining. London’s vegan brunch spots are not only a treat for your taste buds but also a testament to the city’s evolving food culture, where sustainability and flavour go hand in hand.


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  1. Audrelina October 8, 2023 at 8:48 am

    I will definitely try Pinch cafe!

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