Vegan Desserts in London
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Are you participating in Veganuary? You’ve made it this far into the month and you totally deserve a lovely little dessert treat! Luckily, in London, there are plenty of vegan-friendly places for a little sweet treat. Plenty of ice cream parlours offer vegan flavours, but also check out these vegan bakeries & patisseries, as well as brunch cafes where you’d be surprised with the amount of options you have to satisfy that sweet tooth!
Vegan Desserts in London
Floozie, Covent Garden
Floozie has opened its doors in Covent Garden and immediately gained a lot of popularity. They are a 100% vegan cookie shop and their signature stuffed cookies are so good that you wouldn’t believe it’s vegan! There are five flavours available and a seasonally changing sixth option. You can also get a cookie & hot chocolate combo – all plant-based obviously – which couldn’t be more perfect in this weather. Can’t make it to the store in-person? Floozie also offers nationwide delivery.
Address: 8-9 James St, London WC2E 8BH
Crosstown Doughnuts, Marylebone
Crosstown’s award-winning sourdough doughnuts don’t need further introduction. They have always had a lovely selection of vegan doughnut flavours and also have an all-vegan store in Marylebone. Apart from their usual vegan flavours, they have also relaunched their Pistachio Scroll, featuring their black & white vegan dough filled with a luscious pistachio custard, hand-dipped in pistachio glaze and topped with pistachio nibs. If you’re a pistachio lover, you definitely don’t want to miss out on this one!
Address 5-6 Picton Pl, London W1U 1BL. They also offer nationwide delivery.
Rubys of London, Greenwich Market
Launched since 2010, Rubys of London is a staple at Greenwich Market to vegans and non-vegans alike. The award-winning artisan vegan patisserie offers all sorts of plant-based pastries, brownies, cupcakes, donuts, and whole cakes. All products are additionally free from wheat and gluten. Those dinky donut cupcakes, especially, are just far too adorable to resist!
Address: 11 Durnford St, London SE10 9BF
Vida Café, Brick Lane
Vida Café is an all-vegan and gluten-free bakery in Brick Lane. Their rainbow cake is definitely their most popular cake flavour, perfect with a cup of hot drink to sit down at their cosy little café. Other popular flavours include the likes of Orange & Chocolate, Marble Cake, as well as Earl Grey cupcakes, Banana & Caramel cupcakes, and many more. Postal deliveries are also available for their cake tubs, cookie & brookie boxes, and DIY kits.
Address: 139 Brick Ln, London E1 6SB. Postal delivery available.
Blank Brixton, Brixton
There is nothing ‘blank’ about Blank Brixton as they offer some of the most vibrant vegan treats in the area. Their signature cinnamon buns are a bestseller and comes in different flavours too. Or enjoy a pancake stack for a sweet brunch treat and a cheeky slice of delicious vegan cake.
Address 144 Acre Ln, London SW2 5UT
Bubblewrap London, Chinatown and Covent Garden
The Chinatown sensation Bubblewrap, now with a second branch in Covent Garden, has a few vegan combo options to choose from. You can enjoy their vegan cocoa waffle base, top it with the likes of their vegan dark chocolate sorbet, pistachio sorbet, choco orange, or Lotus Biscoff sorbet, as well as fruits and have it drizzled with their vegan chocolate sauce.
Address: Chinatown: 24 Wardour Street, Chinatown, London, W1D 6Q | Covent Garden: 20B, Lower Ground Floor, The Market, The Piazza, London, WC2E 8RB
Chin Chin, Soho and Camden
Chin Chin has always offer vegan options on their epic desserts, including delicious ice cream flavours such as the Salty Hazelnut Praline and Banana Milk, as well as their Griddled Cookie Dough. Plenty of vegan topping options are available and you definitely won’t leave disappointed!
Address: Soho: 54 Greek St, London W1D 3DS | Camden: 49-50 Camden Lock Pl, London NW1 8AF
Cookies & Scream, Holloway Road
Cookies & Scream started out in Camden Market but have relocated to Holloway Road following a fire in a unit directly above the bakery. You can find all sorts of mouthwatering vegan-friendly treats at their shop, from pies, brownies, cookies, cookie sandwiches, donuts…they have it all. Fancy a good plant-based milkshake? Then you ought to try out their signature Thick ‘Scream’ Shakes – blended with a mixture of both vegan ice cream & milk, brownies or cookies, along with one of their specially developed sauce.
Address: 30 Holloway Road, London, N7 8JE
Bad Brownie, Nationwide Delivery
One can never go wrong with a decadent slice of brownie, especially when they’re from the popular Bad Brownie! Bad Brownie offers nationwide delivery across the UK and offers vegan options that are just as indulgent as their non-vegan offerings. The vegan brownie box features a luscious selection of flavours including Oreo Cookie Dough, Biscoff, After 8, Salted Caramel, Chocolate Chip, and Chocolate Orange. A vegan wheat-free brownie box is also available.
Lele’s started out as a vegetarian cafe and made the move to go fully vegan in December 2017. The vegan brownies are some of the most popular treats from their shop and you can recreate them at home with their baking mixes as well. Plenty of other vegan treats are available and they also do afternoon tea box deliveries that includes a range of assorted treats to sample.
Address: 50 Lower Clapton Rd, Lower Clapton, London E5 0RN
Tab x Tab, Notting Hill
Tab x Tab easily serves one of the best coffees around Notting Hill and is a highly rated brunch spot in the area. They cater to vegan options and serve up a mean plate of vegan apple crumble pancakes. Those pancakes are both vegan and gluten-free, comes with apple compote, almond crumble, coconut yoghurt and maple syrup. Dairy-free alternative milks are, of course, available for their drinks as well.
Address: Westbourne House, 14-16 Westbourne Grove, London W2 5RH
Cutter & Squidge, Soho
The all-natural bakery in Soho offers quite a few vegan-friendly options for their cakes and other sweet treats. Apart from their gorgeous cake slices, there are vegan brownies, mini cupcakes, as well as vegan orange hot chocolate spoon. You can also enjoy a vegan afternoon tea at their tea room, as well as their fantasy drink menu which can be made vegan as well.
Address: 20 Brewer St, London W1F 0SJ
Hummingbird Bakery, Various Locations
Hummingbird Bakery’s ever-popular red velvet cupcakes can be enjoyed vegan, as well as their vanilla and chocolate cupcakes. As a Veganuary monthly special, they have also launched this vegan cinnamon doughnut cupcake which features a fluffy vanilla sponge with a hint of cinnamon, filled with raspberry jam, and topped with cinnamon cream cheese and cinnamon sugar.
Locations: Notting Hill / South Kensington / Spitalfields