The breadth and depth of plant-based vegan food have come up leaps and bounds in recent years, and thanks to the ingenuity of a large number of diligent and inventive vegan chefs and businesses, virtually nowadays one can eat quality vegan food from any part of the world.
At the upcoming vegan festival VegfestUK at Olympia London on October 27-28, a large number of street food caterers will be showcasing their unique takes on vegan cuisine to a huge crowd of vegan-hungry visitors looking to sample the very best food produced exclusively from plant-based ingredients.
Full list of caterers
Brownins with their soy jerks and curries immersed in the Jamaican experience of spices and herbs
Chaatit will bring you Indian vegan street food straight from the streets of Mumbai
Delina will be serving a number of hearty Ethiopian vegan dishes, including: Ethiopian spicy style lentils, Ethiopian style mild lentils, Ethiopian healthy greens, Quinoa & brown lentils, and Protein mince (soya).
Dominion Brewery Company will be running their Happy Sturgeon Bar from which a fine array of vegan trad ale, craft ale, Belgian ale, great lagers, ciders of several varieties, and fab wines will be served.
Eat Chay serves up indulgent plant-based Vietnamese-inspired food such as baguettes with spicy Korean BBQ seitan, noodle salads with lemongrass black bean patties, sushi sandwiches with braised jackfruit!
Gillie Food will be serving: Oriental Vegan Hotfoods:- Vegan Duck/Vegan BBQ/Vegan Sweet & Sour /Vegan Curry with rice & Veg; Dim Sum: Vegan BBQ Steam Bun; Vegan Satay; Vegan Drumstick; Vegan Spring Roll; Snack: Vege Soy Jerky; Vegan Cracker etc.
Greek Vegan Deli will serve a vegan range of Mediterranean recipes mostly working on Greek cuisine from all regions of Greece, plus a range of gluten free speciality bread.
Herbivorous draws inspiration from the Californian Vegan fast food scene and their current dishes include: Smokey “Chicken” wrap with mixed zesty beans and a chipotle and paprika mayonnaise; BBQ Pulled Jackfruit Bun served with creamy coleslaw and toasted Cashew nuts; “Chicken”, Doner or Mixed Kebab with Salad, Pickled Chillies, Garlic mayo and Chilli sauce.
Hummus Soup and More stems from the culinary traditions of the
Mediterranean Island of Cyprus. Using natural ingredients and whole
foods to create scrumptious delights from Hummus soup, Halva, cracked
Olives (tsakistes) and more. All foods are made in the traditional way
as enjoyed for generations on the Island and beyond.
Ineya.Rocks will be serving pies for the rugby pitch; vegan food that makes you want to have your Meatless Monday every day; vegan food for carnivores!
Island Delight will be offering vegan patties using a traditional recipe with the finest ingredients to create a vibrant taste of the Caribbean in the UK.
Juice Junkiez provides a variety of tropical fruits which are juiced within its original form making fresh fruit juice imaginative, fun and as natural as it comes containing all naturally occurring sugars, minerals, antioxidants, with minimal oxidation.
Lazyboy Kitchen’s staple is homemade cashew cheese sauce; which they stir into chifferi pasta to make the all-time classic Mac & Cheese. This is partnered up with crunchy “Bacon” Bits, BBQ slow-cooked pulled jackfruit, or BBQ smoked seitan ribs. A cheesy, smokey and creamy combo which is a match made in vegan heaven!
Loving Hut offers delicious vegan food in several locations across the UK. Healthy and eco-friendly dishes with a great taste and an affordable price. Specialities include their delicious vegan to-fish and chips which highly resemble their fish-based counterpart.
Ms. Cupcake will have in store a wide array of their famous vegan cupcakes and other bakery items.
One Planet Pizza will be serving freshly stretched and prepared hot vegan pizza from their award-winning range. Take your choice of 3 Cheese Margarita and Hawaiian, served with a range of sauces and mayos.
Bringing your favourite eats, without the meats. Think juicy burgers, jumbo hot dogs and creamy mac & cheese – Pig Out provides your favourite, indulgent foods without any of the guilt.
Spirichewall, who will be serving their delicious vegan sausages, started out as a passion project back in September 2017. Since then, they have experienced the vegan trader scene asserting their place as artisanal sausage makers.
St Best Caribbean Caterers will be treating visitors to an authentic Caribbean food experience, with a vegan twist of course. Specialities include their fried plantains, callaloo and many other Caribbean treats.
The Dutch Weed Burger is one of the healthiest burgers on the planet, with seaweed as the key flavour maker. The juicy patty is made of briny soy shreds and Royal Kombu, a tasty and healthy winter weed, sustainably cultivated in the Dutch region of Zeeland. The crispy O-mega bun colours bright green, due to the superfood chlorella, a microalgae packed with nutritious proteins and Omega acids. The finishing taste touch is done by our Sea Sauce, enriched with Sea Lettuce, a fresh summer weed that brings a nice freshness to this healthy snack. The burger is vegetarian, vegan, kosher and halal.
The Green Grill serves up utterly unique vegan burgers. All of the buns are made with totally natural ingredients and dyed using dehydrated produce to give them the vibrant colours – there are absolutely no nasty additives or preservative included at any stage of production and all the patties are handmade using only quality ingredients.
The Hippie Turks serve delicious vegan Turkish food. Theirr Vegan seitan doner is served in our exclusive sourdough Pitta bread with homemade vegan garlic sauce chilli sauce and fresh salad. They also serve a colourful and vibrant meze box packed full of vegan goodness.
Vegan Sweet Tooth London is an Italian Vegan Patisserie and Bakery – 100% Plant-based Vegan with Gluten-free options. The first and only Itinerant Italian Vegan Patisserie and Bakery in London and in the U.K
Vegusto’s sumptuous vegan hot dogs are full of bite, texture and flavour, with a close resemblance to their meat-based counterparts.
Wholesome Junkies will be serving vegan junk food with a wholesome twist, including Reuben Burger, Hoisin Jackfruit Burger, Smokey Dog and Puri Chaat.
What else is on at VegfestUK London 2018
One of the UK’s biggest vegan events VegfestUK London returns to Olympia London for the 6th year running on October 27-28, with an extra 3,200 sam exhibition space added to the floor plan from the previous year’s event.
The Vegan Food Village sits alongside an amazing array of other features, including:
Shopping from over 275 exhibitors with one-off show specials available,
talks on Health, Environment, Fitness, Permaculture, Justice, Radical Veganism, Activism, alongside Yoga and Qi Gong sessions,
a Living Raw Zone,
an Art Exhibition,
a Kids Area,
a 450-seater Auditorium hosting panels and entertainment,
Advance tickets for this event are now on sale at
www.london.vegfest.co.uk/tickets with special offers running for limited periods only during August.
Join the Facebook event at
https://www.facebook.com/events/2005218553101007/ and invite your friends!