Subway trials new vegan options including plant-based steak and chicken tikka sandwiches in select UK stores

Author: Maria Chiorando

Read Time:   |  29th December 2021

Subway, which will be trialling the meaty new vegan options until next month, says it is 'proud' to offer a wide range of plant-based options

Subway is trialling two new vegan meat options for Veganuary – including plant-based steak and chicken tikka sandwiches.

The T.L.S. (Tastes. Like. Steak.) will be trialled in 350 Subway stores across the South of England, while the T.L.C. Tikka (Tastes.Like.Chicken.) will be trialled in select stores across the UK and Ireland.

The vegan meat options, which will feature on select menus from today until February 15th, are available as a 6-inch and Footlong Sub, as well as a salad or a wrap.

Subway is trialing a vegan chicken tikka sandwich in some of its UK outlets (Photo: Supplied to Vegan Food & Living)

Subway is trialing a vegan chicken tikka sandwich in some of its UK outlets (Photo: Supplied to Vegan Food & Living)

Vegan meat for all

In a statement sent to Vegan Food & Living, Mays Elansari, head of marketing UK & Ireland at Subway said: “Our new plant-based T.L.C. Tikka and T.L.S. taste so delicious that vegans, flexitarians and non-vegans will love them!

“At Subway, we are proud to have one of the have one of the widest and tastiest ranges of plant-based choices on the high street, without any compromise on flavour or taste, to offer our guests even more choice.”

‘Really pleased’

Toni Vernelli, international head of communications & marketing at Veganuary, added: “We’re really pleased that Subway is adding even more plant-based options to their menu this January with the Veganuary special, the T.L.C. Tikka and trial of the T.L.S.

“Having lots of tasty plant-based choices out there for people to try makes eating vegan a little easier and a lot more enjoyable.”

Fancy making your own vegan meat dishes? Take a look at our round-up of top seitan recipes for inspiration.

Written by

Maria Chiorando

Maria is an editor and journalist. Her work has been published by the Huffington Post, the Guardian, TechnoBuffalo, Plant Based News, and Kent on Sunday among other national and regional titles.

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