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Eco-friendly & Sustainable restaurants in London

 

We all know we’re spoilt for choice when it comes to restaurants in London. But for anyone taking steps to live more sustainably, what we eat can have a big impact. These sustainable restaurants in London are paving the way for eco-friendly food - from zero waste kitchens to hyper-local ingredients and vegan fine dining.

 

Atis

Bowl of plant based food

Atis

This plant-based restaurant in east London lives by the mantra “food that tastes good, and does good for the body, soul and planet.” Atis believe that food is powerful when done right, and focus their attentions on making healthy, nutritious dishes that are good for our bodies and for the planet.  Atis isn’t an entirely vegan restaurant (offering sustainably sourced chicken and fish) but the focus is definitely on putting plants front and centre to encourage people to eat more sustainably.

 

Location: 145 City Rd, London EC1V 1AZ

Kerb Seven Dials

Seven dials

Kerb Seven Dials

Not all sustainable restaurants are fine dining. Kerb is working with the Sustainable Restaurant Association (SRA) to make its indoor food market in Seven Dials the most sustainable street food destination in London. Kerb’s dozens of traders are receiving sustainability surveys, reports, resources, and consultancy to reduce waste and save energy. So you can snack on all your favourite street food without the guilt of disposing of single-use plastic afterwards!

 

Location: 35 Earlham St, London WC2H 9LD

Wildflower

Buck Street Market Camden

Wildflower

London’s first fine dining in a shipping container focuses on sustainability and seasonal foraged produce. With a seasonal tasting menu tailored around what their dedicated suppliers have managed to forage from the wild, no two dishes will ever be the same. Wildflower also has a zero-waste policy, fermenting and preserving seasonal ingredients and using oil waste to power the lighting in the container. With a laidback atmosphere and impressive views over Camden locks, this is fine dining with a twist.

Location: Market, Unit 2.16 - 2.17, Buck Street, Camden High St, London NW1 8QP

Silo

Silo

Silo

Silo is the world’s first zero-waste restaurant. They take their zero-waste pledge so seriously that they don’t have a bin. Every part of the produce is used, applying nose-to-tail principles for animal products and entire fruits and vegetables used in innovative and creative ways. Silo ensure that all their products are delivered to the restaurant in reusable containers, reducing waste in the supply chain. They even furnished the restaurant with upcycled items, proving that sustainability can be stylish, and that fine dining doesn’t have to be detrimental to the environment.

 

Location: The white building, 1st Floor,c/o CRATE Bar Unit 7, Queen’s Yard, London E9 5EN

The best vegan restaurants in London

Manu people are choosing to go vegan for sustainability reasons. These vegan and plant-based restaurants in London are the perfect place to take your vegan friends, or even converting a committed carnivore to a plant-based party.  

Gauthier

Gauthier Soho outside

Gauthier

You might not think that French gastronomy would be compatible with veganism, but Gauthier is here to change your mind. This renowned fine dining restaurant in Soho took five years to transition to a plant-based menu following multi-award-winning chef Alexis Gauthier’s decision to go vegan, but it was well worth the commitment. Gauthier believes “it is our duty as human beings to leave the planet in a better state than we found it.” Offering the best in vegan fine dining is certainly a good place to start.

 

Location: 21 Romilly St, London W1D 5AF

Farmacy

Farmacy bar area

Farmacy

Easily one of the best organic restaurants in London, Farmacy's eco-credentials begin at their very own biodynamic farm kitchen in Kent, where vegetables fruits and herbs are grown and delivered by electric van to the Notting Hill restaurant. Everything on the menu at Farmacy is plant-based, seasonal and sourced direct from the farm or else from local, sustainable, and environmentally conscious suppliers.

 

Location: 74 Westbourne Grove, Notting Hill W2 5SH

The Spread Eagle

Beer on a pub table

The Spread Eagle

Looking for some serious pub grub without the carbon footprint? The Spread Eagle has you covered. London’s first 100% vegan pub has all the pub menu classics, from pie and mash to burgers and fries, not forgetting the Sunday roast! When it comes to green restaurants in London, The Spread Eagle is fully committed to its plant-based ethos, with all the drinks and bar snacks on offer vegan too.

 

Location: 224 Homerton High St, London E9 6AS

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