Hammersmith – this lively residential neighborhood is known for its live music venues, stunning waterfront scenery and of course an exciting selection of vegetarian and vegan restaurants just waiting to be explored!

Hammersmith is home to a beautiful blend of residents from around the world. So when it comes to the cuisine here, expect some exceptional restaurants offering internationally inspired dishes that’ll leave you impressed.

Get to choose from exclusively plant-based restaurants offering nutritious meals, to vegetarian restaurants serving colourful, flavourful and aromatic dishes, and even a picturesque riverside pub ideal for all-fresco dining.

We’ve carefully curated the finest selection of vegetarian and vegan restaurants in Hammersmith to offer you only the very best in town!

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Five Exceptional Vegetarian & Vegan Restaurants In Hammersmith: Food Worth Waiting For!

1. VeganE (Saint Vegan)

A stylish cafe serving globally inspired dishes ranging from light choices, comfort foods, and even raw options!

Located just a short walk from BBC Earth Experience which is a super captivating interactive exhibit, VeganE is the ideal stop for some fresh delicious internationally inspired dishes.

This inviting cafe has stylish exposed bricks, beautiful marble tables and rustic decor. The service here is quick and the staff are always super friendly and happy to accommodate your dietary requirements.

When it comes to the food here, they’re inspired from all around the world and each one offers a very balanced, nutritious meal thanks to the fresh ingredients. So whether you fancy something light, nutrient dense, super filling or even raw vegan dishes, VeganE has it all!

For starters, one of the popular choices is the Fish Tacos which consist of smoked tofu in seaweed with spinach and mayonnaise, all served in fresh-made tacos. Another must-try if you’re visiting with some friends or family is their Mezze Platter which comes with a choice of 3 starter dishes, namely hummus, aubergine dip and chicken strips.

And for mains, we highly recommend going for the Fish & Chips which is a dish prepared with marinated tempeh wrapped in seaweed and served with homemade potato wedges and tartar sauce. The Hazelnut Nutter Pizza is also a great pick which is topped with tomato sauce, spinach, mushrooms, caramelised onion, green beans, vegan mozzarella and hazelnuts.

And if you’re a raw vgean, you’re in for a treat as VeganE also offers a tempting selection of raw dishes. One of the popular choices is the Raw Lasagne which is layered and marinated aubergine filled with courgettes, pesto sauce, cashew cream and tomatoes.

VeganE is open everyday from 12pm to 11pm.

Address: 102 Lillie Rd, London SW6 7SR

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2. 222 Vegan Cuisine

An eco-conscious plant-based restaurant serving tasty dishes prepared with natural wholefood ingredients, as well as healthier cooking methods.

Looking for healthy, nutrient dense and tasty dishes that are exclusively plant-based? Well, 222 is an eco-conscious vegan eatery with a tempting a la carte menu, all prepared using natural wholefood ingredients.

This restaurant on our list of vegetarian and vegan restaurants in Hammersmith is arguably the healthiest choice in the area. 222 make sure to only use healthy ingredients, including low-fat, low-salt and non-GM in every dish.

When it comes to the food, expect some incredible choices which are all freshly prepared and never deep fried or microwaved.

One of the must-try dishes is the Russian-inspired Seitan Stroganoff which consists of cashew cream, mushrooms, seitan strips, caramelised onions and brown rice. Another delicious pick is their Italian-inspired Pumpkin and Pinenut Risotto which is prepared with baked pumpkin, butternut squash and brown rice.

If you have a sweet tooth, we think that you might fall in love with their signature 222 Pancake which are delicious house-made pancakes served with vanilla ice cream, vanilla custard and chocolate custard. So sit back and enjoy some exceptional dishes which are healthy, without compromising on taste!

222 Vegan Cuisine is open everyday from 11am to 10pm.

Address: 222 North End Rd, London W14 9NU

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3. The Gate Hammersmith

A laid-back plant-based restaurant established since 1989, offering dishes prepared to perfection with the balance of flavour and aromas in a super zen surrounding.

Situated just a few minutes walk from Riverside Studios, which is a performing arts theater, The Gate is the place to be for a laid-back atmosphere right in the heart of Hammersmith. This restaurant pride themselves as being the plant-based pioneers since 1989, so all you can expect is exceptional food!

So if you want a relaxed and zen away from the hustle and bustle, this pick on our list of vegetarian and vegan restaurants in Hammersmith will be the ideal stop thanks to its location on a quiet road and delicious selection of food.

So feel free to enjoy al fresco dining around lots of greenery with your loved ones or friends in their charming secret garden!

For starters, their Beetroot Terrine is an excellent pick which consists of rainbow beetroot layered with dill mascarpone, served with an apple, celery and walnut salad, as well as a creamy mustard dressing.

Another starter raved by by regulars is the Crispy Courgette Flower which is filled with spinach and homemade ricotta, with toasted pine nuts, buckwheat & tomato salad and preserved lemon aioli.

As for mains, we recommend trying their Mexican Plate which is prepared with refried black beans, jackfruit in chipotle, sweetcorn salad, guacamole, coriander rice, tostada and spicy red mole.

Another crave-worthy pick is the Moussaka which is a dish prepared with layered potatoes, aubergine, lentil & mushroom ragu, baked and finished with white sauce and grated mozzarella, served with Feta and black olive tapenade.

The Gate is open Monday to Wednesday from 5pm to 10:30pm, Thursday and Friday for lunch from 12pm to 2:30pm and for dinner from 5pm to 10:30pm. As for Saturday, they’re open for lunch from 12pm to 4pm and for dinner from 5pm to 10:30pm, and on Sunday from 12pm to 4pm and for dinner from 5pm to 9:30pm.

Address: 51 Queen Caroline St, London W6 9QL

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4. Sagar Vegetarian

Dig into some authentic South Indian cuisine, as well as some Bombay street food staples at this eatery determined to exceed everyone’s expectations!

We just had to include Sagar on our list of vegetarian and vegan restaurants in Hammersmith for the heartwarming dishes, full of flavour and aromas.

This down-to-earth restaurant specialises in authentic South Indian cuisine and the team here pride themselves in exceeding the guests’ expectations by making their experience a memorable one.

Be ready for the absolute treat thanks to their menu full of South Indian delicacies and even Bombay street food style dishes. One of the popular vegan starter is the Kancheepuram Idli which is a traditional rice and lentil dumplings with green chili, pepper and cashew nuts, served with red chutney and sambar.

As for a Bombay Chowpati Special, go for the vegan Pani Puri which is a small crispy poori served with chickpeas, sour and spicy consomme. Or the vegetarian Sev Puri is a tasty choice which is crispy poori prepared with onions, tamarind, coriander, garlic chutney and yoghurt garnished with sev.

And for mains, one of the top choices at Sagar is the Vegan Thali which is a special platter with pappadam, channa masala, brinjal bhajee, vegetable kurma, sambar, potato palya, suki bhajee, lemon rice, paratha and dessert.

We think vegetarian will fall in love with their Vegetable Biriyani which consists of basmati rice cooked with vegetables and homemade spices served with vegetable kurma, raitha and salad.

Sagar is open on weekdays for lunch from 12pm to 3pm and for dinner from 5:30pm to 11pm. They’re open on Saturday from 12pm to 11pm and on Sunday from 12pm to 10pm.

Address: 157 King St, London W6 9JT

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5. The Blue Boat

Enjoy a relaxed atmosphere at this dog-friendly pub serving some delicious vegetarian food, including that all-important spacious outdoor patio for drinks while soaking in the rays!

For those who are looking to let their hair loose and enjoy some drinks and incredible food by the water, we’ve got the perfect pub for you!

Although not solely vegetarian or vegan, The Blue Boat just had to be included on our list for its super inviting and spacious outdoor patio next to the water, as well as their selection of mouth-watering vegetarian dishes.

This dog-friendly pub has a warm and appealing interior with plenty of booth seating and bar stools for a casual drink or two. We couldn’t recommend their patio enough for some delicious food and quality drinks under the sun. Choose from their main menu and sandwich menu on weekdays, and they even have a separate Sunday menu – what’s not to like?

If you want to start with something light and fresh, their Watermelon & Barrel Aged Feta Salad which also has spiced cashews is an excellent choice.

We also highly recommend their Vegetarian Platter For 2 which comes with a selection of pulled jackfruit taco, cauliflower pakora, spinach & potato samosa, mac’n’cheese croquettes, as well as harissa & roast garlic hummus.

And if you’re still hungry after these starters, one of the popular vegetarian mains is the Pan-Fried Ghocchi with roasted shallots, tender stem broccoli finished with blue cheese glaze and toasted pine nuts – a must for Italian food lovers.

The Blue Boat is open Monday to Saturday from 12pm to 11pm and on Sunday from 12pm to 10pm.

Address: Distillery Wharf, Parr’s Wy., London W6 9GD

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