Welcome to our 5th Taste Map of the series. Ahead of the KERB Meatless Market launch on Wednesday, we’ve put together our Top 50  meat-free dishes in London, as voted for by our traders and team. Explore the Google Map below for a full list of the dishes and where to eat them – then see you on Wednesday at Devonshire Square for the launch.

Our Top 15 picks from the list:

1. ‘The Big Smoke’. Panko crumbed smoked tofu, smokey mushroom marmalade, garlic aioli, crisp lettuce and American cheese at KERBanist, Hank’s new Burger Bar in Deptford.

Voted by The Beefsteak’s Alex Pashby

2. Grilled onions with sumac at Anatolia, Hackney

Voted by KERB’s Ian Dodds 

3. Coal roasted aubergine with red miso, toasted cashew, crumbled feta and spring onions at Smokestak, Shoreditch

Voted by Engine Hot Dog’s Richard Shanks

4. Gujarati dal (lunchtimes only) and bhel puri from the chaat counter at Pooja Sweets & Savouries, Tooting

Voted by The Everybody Love Love Jhal Muri Express’ Angus Denoon 

5. Veggie tacos at Taco Queen, Peckham: the cornflake battered avo with chipotle mayo, coconut bacon, pink pickles and crispy tofu, with lemongrass, ginger and coriander salsa, carrot & daikon pickle, hot miso mayo and fresh red chilli. 

Voted by KERB’s Zoe Daniels

6. Whipped smoked cod’s roe on toast at Brat Restaurant, Shoreditch 

Voted by KERB Founder, Petra Barran

7. Vada Pau at Dishoom, King’s Cross

Voted by Dosa Deli’s Amy 

8. Cold steamed rice noodles with sesame paste and chilli at Murger Han, Euston. 

Voted by KERB’s Tara Rudd

9. The buffet at Tibits

Voted by Pochi’s Saori Brown

10. ‘Ye Tsom Beyaynetu‘ (Ethiopian vegetarian dishes served on a big injera pancake) at Harar, Vauxhall

Voted by KERB’s Tommy Harpin

11. Sesame smacked cucumbers with ginger, coriander and chilli oil at My Neighbours the Dumplings, Clapton 

Voted by BBQ Dreamz’ Lee Johnson

12. Mapo aubergine and cod black baos (below) at Bao, Fitzrovia

Voted by Oshii Yatai’s Becky Root

13. Beetroot Carpaccio with burnt goat’s cheese, hazelnuts, date & honey syrup at Palomar, Soho

Voted by Growlers’ Charley Friedmann

14, Vegan fried chick’n brunch muffins at The Full Nelson, Deptford

Voted by KERB’s Stephen Lyons

15. Crispy aubergine, whipped feta & date molasses at Morito, Hackney 

Voted by Lord of the Wings’ Ben Cook


Our Top 10 meat-free STREET FOOD dishes:

1. The legendary catfish sandwich from #KERBAlumni, Decatur

2. Tofish tacos from Club`Mexicana

3. Moong dal dosa and chaat from Horn Ok Please

4. Spinach and coconut Ghanaian curry from Eat Chale

5. Guadeloupean saltfish bokit with hot sauce from Bokit’la

6. Kao soi noodles from Greedy Khao

7. Mushroom, garlic, thyme and grilled cheese polenta from Polental

8. Taiwanese sweet potato crumbed, salt and pepper oyster mushroom with pickles, tea egg and mushroom gravy from Bian Dang

9. Alder-wood smoked tofu with Asian slaw, pickled chillies, homemade chilli hoisin sauce and creamy sesame dressing (in a bun or on Japanaese potato salad) from Smokin’ Lotus

10. Vegan feta, cassava chip Venezuelan arepa from Petare 

And if that’s made you hungry,  join us on at the new  KERB’ Meatless Market every Wednesday – Friday on Devonshire Square (launching Wednesday 26 September).


Other KERB Taste Maps:

Taste Map: Top 100 Restaurants 2018 
Fried Chicken Taste Map 
Vegan Taste Map
Trader Taste Map 2017