Genesis Vegan Restaurant

4.3
168 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.
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OT
London
5 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall 2food 2service 4ambience 4

Disappointed by the experience and the food of the restaurant. Everything is in the amazing decoration, great logo and trendy menu, but no explanations at all of the "meat-free" hot-dog served. Not even impressed by the savors.
Overall, £20 for a veggie hot-dog and sweet potatoes fries is def overpriced.

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JA
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Great food! The Genesis burger was delicious! Staff were really patient and friendly when taking our order. Would definitely recommend and visit again.

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing food, lovely staff and great service. Would definitely go back.

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H
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was amazing and the servers were very attentive and friendly.

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v
London
1 review
Dined on 10 July 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

One of the coolest vegan restaurants out there, Genesis, is an absolute treat! The food is great and the atmosphere quite chill. The only downside would be the prices - slightly on the higher side but the team makes up for it in taste, portion sizes and great service!

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SN
London
1 review
Dined on 7 July 2019
Overall 2food 2service 1ambience 4

The place looked nice. My food order was really late and got mixed up twice. Portions were small. Not really worth the price.

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DM
London
1 review
Dined on 6 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Customer service was great, as well as the food. Whole concept of the place stands out from other restaurants, would highly recommend.

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JM
London
1 review
Dined on 6 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

One of my favourite places to eat, ate from the breakfast menu from the first time and the Patacones Bowl was flippin heavenly (some people don't know how to cook plantain properly but these were caramelised BEAUTIFULLY) and the chocolate milkshake is always a winner.

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CW
London
1 review
Dined on 4 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love genesis! Such a cool concept. The food is out of this world!

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RP
London
2 reviews
Dined on 29 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing for anyone launching into Vegan food

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HP
London
1 review
Dined on 28 June 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Delicious vegan food in a cool instagram worthy setting. Staff were friendly. Would recommend!

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JM
Surrey
18 reviews
Dined on 27 June 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

We went there for a leaving dinner 10 of us interested in trying the vegan menu great atmosphere and good food thanks

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DB
London
4 reviews
Dined on 26 June 2019
Overall 2food 4service 1ambience 1

After 2 previous visits to Genesis I was excited to go back with friends. Sadly this experience was disappointing to say the least! It was borderline embarrassing tbh.

I have never seen so many employed staff hanging around the til area doing nothing not actually knowing what to do themselves ever before in a restaurant when the queue was insanely long to order food and only one til was open?

Terrible use of time - the management / floor structure definitely needs a rethink.

I waited for a glass of wine for over ten minutes while I witnessed 6 staff standing behind the til and one of them with his laptop open on his lap??? Whats this all about. In the end I had to ask a waiter where my drink was......

Shame - as the food was glorious and the wine plentiful in the glass.

Won't be returning all the same. So many better, more organised places around these days.

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LB
London
1 review
Dined on 24 June 2019
Overall 3food 3service 5ambience 4

Nice to have another vegan option in London. Nice American diner vibe. Will go back to try the burger. Staff very friendly and appropriate.

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SS
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on 21 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This place was voted fabulously YUMMY by both my vegetarian daughter who has high expectations, and myself who is a typical carnivore who really enjoyed the adventure into vegan land!

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LS
Kent
2 reviews
Dined on 21 June 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 3

Really good food. I’m not vegan but still enjoyed it. We tried a few different dishes. The tacos were delicious and the burger too. Didn’t think much of the pho soup though.

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OT
London
3 reviews
Dined on 16 June 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 3

Food is delicious, slightly pretentious with no regular breakfast or peppermint tea etc in favour of some obscure blends.

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L
London
11 reviews
Dined on 15 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

I’ve already recommended to friends! I was really impressed with the food and the service. Some places don’t like having hen parties but the team were so accommodating and friendly. A big shout out to the lovely lady who served us & went above & beyond to ensure we were happy & got the best photos.
The food and cocktails were delicious.
I’ll be back!

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JG
London
1 review
Dined on 9 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

I'm not a full-time vegan but I went with a vegetarian friend. I thoroughly enjoyed everything I tried there. Super happy I found this place!! Will be back.

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IB
1 review
Dined on 8 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Atmosphere in the restaurant was amazing, everything was thought of, furniture, decoore, layout just a very pleasant place for a Saturday night dinner. Branding is brilliant as well and even food looks like it's on brand with a place! Talking about food, simply phenomenon, I had wild mushroom noodles and it was the best meal I had in a while!

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G
London
9 reviews
Dined on 7 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Absolutely loved it ! Food was totally amazing, overall great wine and friendly staff

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OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on 6 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing food, great cocktails. The ice cream machine had broken so unfortunately was unable to have dessert so the staff refunded me for my dessert purchase and gave me a cocktail on the house. Completely unexpected, but so thankful.

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H
1 review
Dined on 1 June 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

The expression ‘Style over Substance’ springs to mind here. I was looking forward to my first visit and was very impressed with the decor but unfortunately let down by the food and service. The portions were very small for the price and they all arrived at different times for my party of 4. I was eating one half of my dinner for at least 5 minutes before some one else’s meal arrived. The restaurant wasn’t even a quarter full so really there was no excuse. The chips were cold, slightly soggy and very salty. My cocktail did not appear to have much alcohol in it and again was tiny for £12.50! I sadly will not be back.

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RF
London
1 review
Dined on 1 June 2019
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 3

Nice aesthetics but not all staff were friendly, got orders wrong and then were not apologetic, almost had the hump when had to take things back. There was some really nice food but a few things we wanted that weren't available which was disappointing. Not very good value for money, almost a fiver for a bowl of fries is a bit much. There were 2 lovely girls working who nade up for the bad service from the 2 guys. Probs wouldn't go again unless invited by someone else. It was birthday meal and there was no special effort made at all.

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

Amazing selection, all equally delicious. Will definitely be coming back

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JC
1 review
Dined on 31 May 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

For someone who isn’t vegan (my girlfriend is veggie and formerly vegan) we both enjoyed our meals very much. Very filling, tasty, fast and well presented. Having to order upstairs was a slight inconvenience when there was so many staff on/runners and ordering a side of cheese sticks for nearly £6 and only getting 3 (to share between 2) seemed a bit steep as it did not state the amount you would get on the menu. Overall, very happy with our experience and would visit again.

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RC
London
1 review
Dined on 31 May 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

Such a fantastic place to go to eat vegan, organic food, the staff are gorgeous,.the decor is delightful and the food servings are enormous, we ordered a bit more than we could eat but were given a takeaway box, so no waste.
They were out of a couple of things on the menu so that's why I've not given it the full 5* review it could so easily have had.

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JB
1 review
Dined on 30 May 2019
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

This is the worst ‘restaurant’ I’ve ever been to in London. Another ‘let’s jump on the vegan / plant based / organic / instagram bandwagon’ in an attempt to make lots of money. Achieved through ridiculously high prices for bland / not cooked / cold food and 5% service charge (that is mentioned nowhere)... for NO actual service. Terrible.

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D
London
13 reviews
Dined on 27 May 2019
Overall 3food 2service 3ambience 3

i was disappointed during my visit this Monday that they had run out of the main salad I was looking to order - the cauliflower , the other salad I ordered came smothered in salad cream and not sure that you can ask for this without but on the whole it wasn't particularly appetizing.
dessert we ordered had run out of honeycomb - part of the main appeal. good counter service but on the whole a little disappointing and would not rebook

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YC
1 review
Dined on 27 May 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Took 4 family members here all are non vegan and they absolutely loved it! They all picked up on all the things me and my partner noticed when we first came. This restaurant has beautiful food, awesome decor and the staff are super friendly, nothings too much to ask here. Pop in and see for yourself!

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SN
1 review
Dined on 26 May 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

One of the best meals I have had in London. The menu has a variety of choices and all of us found it hard to pick just one. Extremely filling portions! I definitely see my friends & I coming back here soon.

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k
London
6 reviews
Dined on 25 May 2019
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

Very disappointing, there's no service, not much interest in customers either, and guess what... you have to pay for tap water. Is this for real? I left before ordering as I just thought I wasn't going to give any of my hard earned cash for the disinterested 7 or 8 waiting staff who couldn't be bothered to come and see if me and my friends needed any help.
This is London. It's 2019. We don't treat customers like this and this place needs to wake up.

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OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on 22 May 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

How to convert a meat eater to being a vegan.... being them here.

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CW
1 review
Dined on 17 May 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Absolutely love the vegan food here. The burgers are good value although deserts and shakes can be quite expensive. Really cool decor. Have been back so many times.

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A
1 review
Dined on 17 May 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was amazing - really tasty and great friendly staff. Would recommend to all and definitely going back there!

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KO
1 review
Dined on 13 May 2019
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 on 12 May 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

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

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F
Sydney / NSW
4 reviews
Dined on 12 May 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Best food 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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