UK’s first 100% vegan Burger King to open its doors in London

Author: Molly Pickering

Read Time:   |  10th March 2022

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Burger King UK has announced its flagship store in Leicester Square is getting a meat-free makeover as it prepares to go 100% vegan for a month


Burger King’s Leicester Square restaurant is going 100% plant-based as vegan Burger King options soar in popularity.

The meat-free store will re-open its doors on March 14th and will serve veganised classics from its iconic menu for a month.

Alongside its heroes Vegan Royale and Plant-Based Whopper, guests can exclusively taste 15 game-changing new items.

In addition, Burger King has launched a new vegan Junior menu for kids.

Moreover, the new venture is part of the fast food’s pledge to have a 50% meat-free menu by 2030.

Burger King UK 100% vegan menu

In Burger King’s Whopping great step to reduce carbon emissions, its new vegan menu takes plant-based eating to the next level.

Here is an exclusive look at the new drool-worthy limited-edition menu:

  • Vegan Nugget Burger
  • Vegan Royale
  • Vegan Cheeeze & Bakon Royale
  • Vegan Cheeeze Royale
  • Vegan Katsu Royale
  • Plant-based Katsu Chilli Whopper®
  • Plant-based Whopper®
  • Plant-based Cheeeze Whopper®
  • Plant-based Cheeeze & Bakon Whopper® 
  • Plant-based Whopper Jr® 
  • Plant-based Cheeeze Whopper Jr® 
  • Plant-based Hamburger
  • Plant-based Cheeezeburger
  • Plant-based Double Cheeezeburger
  • Plant-based Bakon Double Cheeezeburger
  • Plant-based Bakon Double Cheeeze XL
  • Plant-Based Double Whopper® 
  • Plant-based King Jr® Hamburger Meal
  • Plant-based King Jr® Cheeezeburger Meal
  • Vegan King Jr® Nugget Meal
  • Vegan Fries 
  • Vegan Nuggets 
  • Vegan Chilli Cheeeze bites
  • Plant-based Onion Rings
  • Ben & Jerry’s® Cookie on Cookie Dough Non-Dairy Ice Cream

In addition to its plant-based foods, Burger King has launched an innovative recycling system as well as a national cup recycling scheme which will allow customers to bring in another participating brand’s cup to recycle.

Artwork created by Vegan Food & Living

Artwork created by Vegan Food & Living

“A whopping great step in the right direction”

In a statement made to Vegan Food & Living, Katie Evans, from Burger King UK said: “We’re incredibly proud of our new meat-free menu.

“It absolutely delivers on big taste with no compromises and reflects our ongoing commitment to serving our customers a diverse and innovative range of products.”

Evans added: “The limited-edition menu is a direct result of our focus on vegan and plant-based innovation and goes hand-in-hand with our target of a 50% meat-free menu by 2030.”

Furthermore, Dawn Carr, from PETA adds: “PETA applauds the UK’s first all-vegan Burger King – a whopping great step in the right direction for animals and the environment.

“The planet needs a game-changing shift away from meat to combat the climate emergency, and Burger King is leading the way.”


Commitment to plant-based dining

This isn’t the first time Burger King has launched an all-vegan pop-up restaurant.

The fast-food chain has launched its first meat-free restaurant in Germany in June 2021 following huge demand.

Additionally, the chain welcomed its second vegan venue in Spain just four months later.

Burger King’s green initiative comes as a response to the growing battle against climate change and calls to reduce meat consumption.

Burger King Leicester Square opening hours

The pop-up vegan venue will open its doors from March 14th to 10th April 2022.

Burger King will be serving its new menu 7 days a week from 9 am.

The restaurant will close at 10 pm on Sunday, 11 pm Monday – Thursday, and 1 am Friday – Saturday.

Planning a trip to the restaurant?

Check out our honest review of Burger King’s vegan restaurant!

Artwork created by Vegan Food & Living, images supplied by Burger King UK. Do not use without permission.

Written by

Molly Pickering

Molly is the Digital Executive and former podcast host at Anthem's Vegan Food & Living, she also works across other titles including Women's Running and Classic Pop to create affiliate content for the website. Starting out as a Digital Marketing Apprentice at Vegan Food & Living in 2021, within 14 months Molly was shortlisted for ‘Best Editorial Assistant’ at the BSME Talent Awards 2022 and won the BCS Special Recognition award for Digital Marketing Apprentice of the Year in 2022

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