Genesis Vegan Restaurant

4.3
131 reviews
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Vegan
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  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Casual
Genesis is a 100% plant based alchemy restaurant concept specialising in fast casual dining and organic comfort food.
What 131 People Are Saying
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KO
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Fun vegan food in a relaxed and cheerful environment. Excellent salads and kombucha

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NB
London
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic food and really friendly service! Def on my list of favourites in London.

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JP
London
1 review
Dined on 10 May 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This is my new favourite restaurant, I love absolutely everything I have so far tried.

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CJ
London
2 reviews
Dined on 5 May 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Brilliant food, friendly staff, quick service. Slightly pricey, but I would definitely visit again and recommend to others.

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OT
1 review
Dined on 5 May 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Kimchi pancakes were on point

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YH
London
2 reviews
Dined on 4 May 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Absolutely amazing every time I visit! Tried the matcha mint milkshake as something different but it tasted absolutely incredible!!! Just like a mint chocolate chip ice cream, it was thick and creamy and just delicious. I also had the rueben dog which was filled with a stupendous amount of filling including a vegan sausage & pastrami which was insane!! The sauces here are always amazing, although a bit salty at times, but nevertheless the hot dog was full of flavour and texture. Would recommend 100%. Definitely my new go-to restaurant.

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AR
1 review
Dined on 4 May 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Superb food and service. Decor was also lovely. 100% will be returning.

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SS
London
1 review
Dined on 3 May 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Really cool place with lovely vegan food! The design is so special and the variety of food is quite broad

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KB
London
2 reviews
Dined on 28 April 2019
Overall 3food 2service 2ambience 3

Seriously over priced, definitely not worth the Dosh..

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Y
London
3 reviews
Dined on 27 April 2019
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 4

Really nice the first two times, took my partner on Saturday and all we could taste was seitan.. not as fresh and full of fruits and veg as the previous times
Very disappointed

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PN
1 review
Dined on 26 April 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

excellent food and service spoiled only by the music being intrusive

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LB
London
3 reviews
Dined on 17 April 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

I feel like downstairs was a bit bland and could have done with some of the cactus/ decorations that upstairs had. The food is nice but not worth the money , especially as you have to order it yourself. I’ve been to better vegan restaurants in London

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EB
London
2 reviews
Dined on 14 April 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Really pleasant experience at this restaurant, nice, chilled staff. Only complaints: expense for what it is, plus being too heavy handed with chilli and salt, otherwise totally delicious.

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E
1 review
Dined on 14 April 2019
Overall 3food 4service 1ambience 3

The service at this restaurant was shocking. Particularly given the price charged for food. Firstly, I booked using this website and when I arrived, the waitress looked confused and acted quite rudely as though we were lying when we mentioned our booking. Next, the male waiter/server was extremely softly spoken. The music was reasonably loud yet he refused to speak at an audible level, causing both my friend and I to have to awkwardly lean over to him in order to hear what he was saying, as well as having to ask him multiple times what he had said. The servers also kicked up a fuss about offering us tap water for the table. First they tried to convince my friend to pay for "still water" instead of simply allowing us to drink water from the tap. Next, we were not allowed to have a bottle of said tap water on the table and were only served small glasses. I had walked a long way to get to the restaurant was was quite thirsty and when I asked for a second glass, I was assured one would be brought to me, which did not occur. Overall, very disappointing. This restaurant is very expensive for the shocking service.

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RF
London
1 review
Dined on 13 April 2019
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 5

Great concept, really enjoyable and has a great menu. Food was a little too saucy which overpowered some taste.

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DI
London
3 reviews
Dined on 13 April 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 3

My partner had a burger which was delicious. My Middle Eastern salad was fine, but a little mushy. The cocktail was awful, I couldn’t drink it. Service was good - I’d go back for a burger but wouldn’t waste money in the expensive but bad cocktails again.

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RE
London
1 review
Dined on 11 April 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing food, really cool restaurant, and even my meat eating friend absolutely loved it and wants to come back. Cocktails are also amazing! Will be returning soon :)

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HM
London
1 review
Dined on 9 April 2019
Overall 4food 5service 2ambience 3

Food is lovely but so expensive for what it is, i mean fries with some kimchi on them for 7.50... bit over the top. also the tables are extremely close to one another so don't come wanting to have a private chat.

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SS
1 review
Dined on 7 April 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This was my first visit to Genesis, which had been recommended to me by friends and colleagues as a place to visit when in London.
I was told I’d be surprised by the quality, however I was blown away at what dishes (that would be traditionally protein based) the Genesis team recreate with plant based ingredients.
I’m a lover of burger and fries, however my partner is a lifelong vegetarian and generally, when we do visit a restaurant that caters for my preference, she cannot access much other than a few vege’ options. It was terrific to be presented with a full menu we could both choose from and share - even better with the very welcoming team on hand to explain each menu item in advance of ordering.
The milkshake is phenomenal, make sure to try this if you visit!
Fully recommended for everyone, it will certainly be on our itinerary for our next trip to the area.
Steve

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M
London
1 review
Dined on 2 April 2019
Overall 5food 5service 3ambience 5

A great venue, amazing food, blew us away. Service wasn't fantastic - forgot one of our dishes and some staff were a bit too stoned.

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DB
London
1 review
Dined on 2 April 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Stunning food from a fantastic menu and helpful staff. What's not to like!

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OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on 1 April 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food, gorgeous interior! Very good panko avocado tacos. Good value for money.

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EM
London
1 review
Dined on 31 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I love this place! Have recommended it, and will be back soon

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D
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on 30 March 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Fantastic service, absolutely brilliant food and lovely place

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L
London
1 review
Dined on 30 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Really delicious and different vegan food. Best place to go if you are new to vegan or want to know what things you could eat, or are trying to convince somebody else!! Great cocktails too!

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JP
London
1 review
Dined on 29 March 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

The food here was delicious, and I especially enjoyed the tacos and the matcha mint milkshake. The chef also accidentally made an extra portion of sweet potato fries which we enjoyed. The pink theme throughout is also really good. However, it is relatively expensive but worth the price.

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S
London
1 review
Dined on 29 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Such a great variet for food and tasted great. Great for a casual dinner or catch up with friends,very relaxed very chilled. Great decor. Have the vegan bbq chicken wings, they were delicious. Nando's style service so you order at the till and pay and then it comes to your table. Portion sizes were good too, we order two mains and two sides and struggled to clear the plates

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IS
London
1 review
Dined on 27 March 2019
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 3

The food was over cooked and not as tasty as I was hoping for.

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KS
London
2 reviews
Dined on 26 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was really amazing, the staff is super friendly, the interior is beautiful and photo worthy. Everything goes really fast and the location is really good

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SW
London
1 review
Dined on 24 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

The vibe of this place is amazing, we loved the food and would come back! We had one lovely waitress look after us and was super helpful but in between we had another girl seve is food who wasn’t overly friendly! But all in all great place, amazing decor, yummy cocktails! A vegan dream!

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l
Dorset
2 reviews
Dined on 23 March 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 3

Amazing variety for vegans and veggies. Looked and tasted great. Cocktails were expensive or i’d have had more than one. Would visit again.

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R
London
1 review
Dined on 23 March 2019
Overall 3food 2service 3ambience 3

The restaurant is okay, I personally feel it is overpriced. My vegan shewarma wrap arrived luke warm, and the total cost was £85 for 4 adults and a toddler. There did not seem to be much leeway or room for people with allergies to be offered alternative foods. My allergic child did not eat any of the food she was given and we paid full price for her (adult sized) meal.

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FA
London
1 review
Dined on 23 March 2019
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 4

Genesis had some really nice dishes, the genesis burger was fantastic alongside the jackfruit taco. However, some dishes didn't seem to be that flavourful, such as the souvlaki. However, the brownie and ice cream were fantastic and I would definitely make this trip again!

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GS
London
1 review
Dined on 23 March 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

The venue is quirky and interesting and the food looks and tastes great. Food wise is pretty good value but the drinks are a bit expensive. Disposable cups were a bit of a surprise and quite unnessary for a business oriented around being a bit more sustainable

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KP
London
1 review
Dined on 23 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Really really enjoyed my experience. Easy to find. Nice location. Staff were very friendly. Menu was easy to read and food was tasty. 100% would reccomend and come back. This is my first vegan restaurant but defo not my last.

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A
London
2 reviews
Dined on 20 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing as always. Tried the shawarma which was perfect and large portion. The peanut butter milkshake was the best and so filling. I couldn't finish part of my food but I don't like waste so the staff gave me a takeout box to take the rest home. Lovely service :)

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LW
Dubai
1 review
Dined on 19 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Amazing little find! It was our first time there and all the staff where so friendly. We were offered recommendations which where rightly recommended (Doner and zucchini fries) Our waitress also told us about the brand and it’s founders which was really interesting and lovely to see staff have been taught this. Coming from a hospitality background it was lovely to find a current, warm and friendly little restaurant that have great staff and great food! Also hats off to your marketing team - every little detail has been thought about. Branding on point! We both will definitely be back! Lizzie x

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BM
London
1 review
Dined on 18 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

LOVED IT the food is stunning and tasted amazing. Defo recommend the brownie with honeycomb ontop! The genesis burger is an absolute banger and i cant believe its all vegan. A little pricey but definetley worth it

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FB
Hertfordshire
5 reviews
Dined on 18 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

What a great find. Super use of amazing ingredients!!

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M
London
3 reviews
Dined on 18 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing food! Really nice decor too. It's my second time here - love it.

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