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Kick-start the new year with a wide array of culinary choices awaiting throughout the Thameslink network.

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Explore a multitude of vegan-friendly dining options when you travel with Thameslink, catering to devoted vegans, veggies, and those looking to kick-start the new year with Veganuary. There's a wide array of culinary choices awaiting throughout the Thameslink Rail network. 

Closeup of a vegan burgerBrighton 

Brighton is a vegan’s paradise, brimming with an array of plant-based dining options conveniently accessible by train. From tantalising vegan burgers to vibrant Buddha bowls and luscious dairy-free desserts, Brighton caters to a wide spectrum of vegan preferences. 

If your heart sings for pizza, don't miss a visit to Purezza. This acclaimed pizzeria stands out with its entirely plant-based menu, featuring imaginative pizza creations and mouth-watering pasta dishes. 

Or you might fancy checking out trendy Japanese restaurant, Kusaki. ‘Kusaski’ means plants in Japanese, and this eatery aims to demonstrate the health benefits of plants through colourful, creatively crafted meals. Opt for sharing to savour small plates, complemented by ramen, sushi, and delectable curries. Enjoying a budget-friendly lunch is a great idea, especially with their tempting bento box deal. 


From trendy vegan cafes to upscale plant-based restaurants, the city offers an extensive selection of vegan options, all easily accessible with Thameslink.  

Travel into London St. Pancras International station and take a short walk over to Mildreds in King’s Cross, a delightful plant-based restaurant that offers a delectable array of vegan dishes.  Mildreds offers as welcoming and cosy ambiance, making it a perfect spot for a relaxed meal with friends or family.  

There’s also The Table Café, located near Elephant and Castle in Southwark where a diverse menu that includes vegan options is available. This restaurant is known for its commitment to serving high-quality food with a focus on sustainability and seasonality. While their menu may change, they typically have vegan breakfast, lunch, and dinner options, such as vegan pancakes, vegan burgers, salads, and more. It's a great place to enjoy delicious vegan meals in a welcoming and eco-friendly atmosphere. 

If you’re travelling to Farringdon, not far from the station, you’ll find The Gate, a well-known vegetarian and vegan restaurant with a diverse menu. The Gate offer creative and flavourful vegan dishes, including vegan burgers, plant-based salads, and vegan desserts. 

Mallow is also a must-visit while in London. It’s a 100% plant-based restaurant, easily accessible from London Bridge. From innovative small plates to hearty mains, Mallow's menu is a celebration of ethical dining in the vibrant atmosphere of London’s Borough Market.   

St Albans

Known for its rich history, St Albans offers stunning architecture, and picturesque surroundings. Visitors are drawn to its historic Roman and medieval sites, including the magnificent St. Albans Cathedral. The city offers a vibrant market, boutique shops, and a variety of dining options, including plenty of plant-based options. Consider a visit to The Waffle House, set in a charming 16th-century watermill by the River Ver, The Waffle House has plenty of delicious vegan options available that you can enjoy whilst taking in the serene views. If you have a sweeter tooth, check out The Pudding Stop – a lovely café situated in the heart of St Albans. The Pudding Stop is famous for its delightful desserts and vegan options, including vegan cakes and other sweet treats. 


Cambridge's vibrant vegan and vegetarian scene blooms with diversity, and Stem & Glory Cambridge stands tall, offering innovative, plant-based cuisine that tantalizes taste buds and celebrates ethical, flavourful dining.  


Explore Herts' culinary delights—HATCH in St Albans offers tempting vegan breakfasts and more. Vutie Beets in Letchworth Garden City presents an all-day plant-based menu, from banana-chocolate pancakes to nourishing black beluga dahl, advocating a healthier lifestyle and community engagement. Dive into Herts' diverse vegan scene and savor the delicious offerings while supporting a compassionate and sustainable journey.