Being A Vegeterian Isn’t As Hard As You Think..

Being A Vegeterian Isn’t As Hard As You Think..

Thanks to the market, that is.

Many of us decided to cut meat this year, whether it was to jump on Veganuary or just to clean up our diets, for most of us meatless Monday turned into a meatless month. We may be nearing the end of January, and the cliche of ‘New Year, New Me’ may be an almost distant memory, but we’re here to remind you that you that thanks to our amazing food vendors, sticking to it can be just as easily done as said…

One thing we’re definitely not short of in the market is Vegetarian meal alternatives. We’re world renowned for some of the best falafel in the nation and with new comers like Momo Hut our meatless offer is only continuing to grow. So here’s our top pick for the meatless munchies;


Newcomers Momo Hut, entered the market and took the town by storm. With an extensive Vegetarian and vegan menu, they’ve quickly become a local favourite with their unique introduction of Nepalese delicacies. They’re stocked daily with a wide range of meat & dairy free options including Potato & chickpea curries, salads, dumplings, pakora sandwiches (YUM) and a wide range of Nepalese nibbles they’ve definitely made a huge impression – so much so they even received a raving review from famous comedian, Seann Walsh!

Find them and their delicious fare in Pitch 50, close to the Goldhawk Road entrance.


Now, it’s a debate as long as time as to which of our vendors makes the best falafel, all with their own unique spin on the fried, doughy delicacy the one thing we can all agree on, is that they’re all pretty damn good. Cafe 2000 serve up fresh green falafels daily, The Grill Master have mastered the falafel wrap and The Falafel Hut makes some pretty tasty grilled pittas stuffed with all the trimmings – grilled aubergines, pickles, tahini and a stellar green chilli sauce. Believe us when we tell you that if you eat one of these, you’ll forget why you ever ate meat in the first place.

Find them here;

Cafe 2000 – Shop 0, just opposite Shepherd’s Bush Market station

The Grill Master – Shop 30 & 31, half way through market lane

The Falafel Hut – Shop 49, close to the Goldhawk Rd entrance

If that doesn’t quite tickle your fancy you can always take a trip over to China Wok and stock up on their veggie chow mein too. And don’t forget to visit any of our 5 fresh fruit & veg traders to stock up on some fresh ingredients for your own home cooked meals.

As ever we want to see what YOU’RE eating from the market. Whether you’ve picked yourself up a veggie meal or bought some ingredients, tag your photos with #VeggieSBM to let us see what you got!

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Street Food Hits SBM!

Street Food Hits SBM!

We’ve had some new vendors join our foodie haven…

If you’ve passed through the market recently, you may have noticed we’ve had some incredible new additions serving up nothing but steaming hot & delicious street food.

There’s no denying the incredible aroma that has been filling the market since our latest vendors China Wok opened. Serving out onto Goldhawk Road, they’ve fast become a local favourite…

Having joined us from the Truman Brewery, China Wok are serving up street food cult classics like sweet and sour chicken to spicy beef with your choice of noodles or fried rice. Any true street food fanatic will know that the trend originated from the delicious Chinese delicacies you could pick up on the go through any one of London’s markets, and we’re happy to have one of the pioneers right here on our doorstep.

With a small box for £4 and a large for £5, you can mix and match to your hearts content. Filled right to the brim, they’ll ensure you’re getting your money’s worth! Open 6 days a week, China Wok serve directly onto the main road, so they’ll be open even when we’re not!

If you’re after something a little unique, we’re elated to have welcomed Nepalese Street Food into the community, in the form of Momo Hut..

After spending years working in the events & catering industry, Momo Huts owner, Bimala, found there was a serious gap in the market for the delicacies from her home country. She wasn’t wrong, serving up steaming hot dumplings and a selection of incredible curries, Momo Hut has been an instant success!

With options for both vegetarians and meat lovers, Bimala assures us the secret is in her spices, which you are sure not to find anywhere else. Each dish is served up with your choice of their secret sauces, which seems to be what has got the locals hooked!

So, if you’re craving a taste of something exotic, we recommend making your way down to see these ladies. We mean, come on, 8 dumplings from as little as £3.. how could you say no?

In the form of a bright orange gazebo located near the Goldhawk Road entrance, our mouths have been drooling and tummies well fed since welcoming Urban Okra into the market…

Photo @urbanokra

Photo @urbanokra

Serving up curried goat, jollof rice, spicy grilled chicken skewers, fried plantain and much more, we’ve NEVER had African street food like this before!

A festival of flavours on the palette, you can’t miss the opportunity to sample the incredible delicacies being served up daily. Urban Okra will be here for the rest of the week, and given that our customers continue showering them with the love their food deserves, possibly throughout summer too!!

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