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
Calling all Vegans! Burger King’s Leicester Square restaurant is going 100% plant-based.
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.
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“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.
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Check out our honest review of Burger King’s vegan restaurant!
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