Vegan London | London News | Totally Vegan Buzz

35 best places for vegan burgers in London 2019

London is one of the world’s most vegan-friendly cities, with a huge range of vegan options available. You can find vegan alternatives to almost anything – and burgers are no exception.  Nowadays, vegan burgers are not just widely available but incredibly diverse. They can be made of anything from soya and seitan to beans and vegetables. They may be fancy artisan …

32 best places for vegan pizza in London 2019

Those who have been vegan for several years will remember the days when vegan pizzas were a disappointing affair. Few places even offered a vegan option, and those that did often looked like salad on a pizza base! Vegans were forced to order the vegetarian option and skip the cheese – and even that wasn’t …

Life of 1960s vegan family revealed in fascinating newspaper clipping

A historic newspaper article about a vegan family has resurfaced, giving a fascinating insight into the life of the ‘few hundred’ UK vegans in the 1960s. The Howard family from Hitchin, UK lived on a staple diet of bean roast, apples and lettuce. The article explains how the couple didn’t use any animal products, including …

Traditional pet shops banned in England

Puppy and kitten farming is set to be banned in England in landmark legislation which will prevent sales at traditional pet stores. From April 2020 commercial dog and cat dealers will not be allowed to sell animals unless they have bred them. Those looking to buy a pet will instead need to go directly to …

BREAKING: KFC’s vegan ‘Imposter Burger’ has arrived

KFC has officially entered the plant-based meat market with the launch of its Imposter Burger in the UK. The Quorn chicken fillet is coated in the fast food giant’s trademark herbs and spices, and combined with vegan mayo and lettuce in a bun. It’s set to hit stores in London, Bristol and the Midlands starting …

Pret a Manger’s ‘Veggie Pret’ brand set for rapid expansion with acquisition of eat’s 96 stores

Pret a Manger is planning to ramp up its focus on the plant-based market with the expansion of its Veggie Pret brand. The chain is in talks to buy ‘the majority’ of sandwich chain Eat’s 96 stores to assist the development of its vegetarian and vegan branch, according to reports. At the moment Pret only …

Review: vegan Pizzeria Purezza, the world pizza of the year winner capable of converting the most dedicated cheese lover

Vegan pizzeria Purezza is at the forefront of a new generation of plant-based restaurants which provide a truly indulgent experience, and can be hugely influential in tearing apart common misconceptions about a vegan diet. The company’s restaurants in London and Brighton are the perfect answer to anyone who thinks they can’t go vegan because they …

Marks & Spencer has expanded its vegan ‘Plant Kitchen’ range to include mozzarella sticks and churros with chocolate

Marks and Spencer has added some exciting new products to its vegan Plant Kitchen range. The initial launch last year saw 60 new vegan products introduced to UK high streets. The UK supermarket has added churros with chocolate sauce and mozzarella sticks to its extensive Plant Kitchen range. The range includes everything from ‘dirty vegan’ …

UK government announces ban on wild animals in travelling circuses

The UK has announced a new law which bans the use of wild animals in travelling circuses. Environment Secretary Michael Gove announced the move following years of pressure from animal rights activists. He said: “Travelling circuses are no place for wild animals in the 21st Century and I am pleased that this legislation will put …

Edible Water Pods Were Handed Out At The London Marathon, Reducing Huge Amounts Of Plastic Waste

Edible water bottles were handed out to runners at the London Marathon this weekend to reduce the huge amount of plastic waste created by the event. At the conclusion of the London Marathon, the streets are usually littered with plastic bottles. Runners and spectators spend hours on the streets and need to remain sufficiently hydrated. …

33 Best Places for Vegan Cake in London 2019

New vegan cafes and restaurants are springing up all the time these days. There are now so many options out there that choosing between them all can be a real challenge! And that’s not just for meals, but also for desserts and sweet treats like cakes. A while back, it was a struggle to find …

17 Best Places for Vegan Pancakes in London 2019

Pancakes usually contain eggs, making them decidedly non-vegan. But as with other baked goods, it’s possible to substitute out the animal ingredients and make them plant-based. A decade ago, satisfying your cravings for vegan pancakes would probably have meant making your own. But as plant-based eating continues to grow in popularity, more and more options …