As you’d expect from the name, everything at 222 is 100 percent vegan. It’s also deliberately low in fat and salt. So if your fancy turns to almond cheese, kale and tomato salad with tahini dressing, seitan medallions with parsnip mash or banana cake with coconut whipped cream, this is just the place to get it.
Yes, there’s always been Soho’s majestic, meat-free Mildreds, but now London is bursting with great restaurants, cafés and street-food stalls that cater to people who want to feast without flesh. World cuisine has caught up too, with sunny Aussie riffs, healthy Med-influenced ideas and Asian and Middle Eastern takes on vegetarian food. It all tastes so good that it might even convert a carnivore or two. Our list of London’s best restaurants for vegetarian food showcases the crème de la crème of London’s veggie scene – get out there and tuck into your five a day.
Fancy something even greener? Check out our round-up of the best vegan options in town.