National Vegetarian Week – Monday 18th to Sunday 24th

Starting next Monday, National Vegetarian Week will be focusing on the environmental benefits of giving up meat and some of the UK’s most popular restaurants are getting in on the action with special dishes and events. Whether you’re a tofu veteran or a self-confessed steak addict, here are ten of the best meat-free eateries and menus in the UK.

1) Saf – Vegan fine dining and botanical cocktails in Shoreditch. Don't miss their Veg Week lunch special – a botanical salad starter and choice of main course for just £8.25!

2) Roussillon – At this famous French restaurant in Pimlico, Chef Alexis Gauthier uses seasonal produce to create an exquisite ‘Menu Legumes’.

3) Canteen on Clifton Street – Specialising in hearty home cooking, the Canteen in Cardiff caters for veggies, vegans and coeliacs. No fuss, just  great food.

4) Eat and Two Veg – This US style diner on Marylebone High Street is ideal for veggie cheeseburgers and mezze after a long day of shopping.

5) Terre a Terre – This Brighton favourite will be serving a ‘Plot to Plate’ menu throughout Vegetarian Week, working closely with local suppliers and allotment owners.

6) The Greenhouse – Michelin starred and carnivore friendly, The Greenhouse also offers one of London’s best seasonal vegetarian menus.

7) Food For Friends – Another Brighton hot spot with a passion for meat-free Mediterranean food.

8) Vanilla Black – Situated close to Chancery Lane, this is a seriously stylish setting for a Veg Week feast.

9) Hibiscus – More Michelin starred seasonality in London’s West End. Claude Bosi’s vegetarian menu features new season asparagus and Mona Lisa potato gnocchi.

10) Morgan M – Proving that there’s more to French food than frogs legs and foie gras, Morgan M’s ‘From The Garden’ menu is a big hit with Islington veggies.

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