Essential Vegan is a Brazilian-inspired vegan café and community hub which lies in the heart of Shoreditch, London. We’ve welcomed countless hungry customers since our opening last autumn and are now samba-ing our way through the summer.
We offer a mouthwatering selection of homemade food including juicy burgers, Brazilian bites, comforting classics and freshly baked cakes, plus a variety of hot and cold drinks.
Pay us a visit from Tuesday to Sunday to eat in or take away. Scroll down for more info on our menu, exhibitions, opening hours and bookings.
Black Wall Gallery
Artist of the month | Tania Khan
Tania is an animal rights campaigner and artist from Hackney.
She is a largely self taught oil painter, and is careful to only work with vegan materials.
Her formal training is in dramatic arts, she studied at RADA and NSCD, and has taken short courses at New York Academy of Art, The Princes Trust and The Art Academy, London Bridge.
As well as painting and performance, Tania is a theatre and film maker.
This is her first solo exhibition.
‘… I see portraiture and performance as parallel. Both are an attempt to access the truth/beauty and vulnerability of a character, and to communicate that truth to an audience…’
Tuesday – Friday: 12:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Saturday: 11:00 am – 9:00 pm
Sunday: 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
Your four-legged friends are welcome in our cafe!
Book a table
Please give us a call to book your table or if you have any questions at 020 7739 3628.