Award-winning vegan restaurant Oowee Vegan has launched its first ever London branch.
The Bristol-based favourite was named Restaurant of the Year, as well as winning Best Vegan Offering at last year’s Deliveroo Restaurant Awards. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, the launch of the new site, on Stoke Newington Road in Dalston, was launched virtually through the Deliveroo app. In line with current restrictions in the UK, the restaurant is closed to dine-in customers, but takeaway orders can be made exclusively through Deliveroo’s ‘click and collect’ feature.
Long-time favourites on the Bristol vegan scene, Oowee Vegan is known for its American diner-style dishes, including burgers, vegan fried ‘chicken’ and sriracha ‘shrimp’ loaded fries. Though it started as a ‘virtual brand’ of burger restaurant Oowee Diner, it soon earnt a bricks and mortar site, and Oowee Diner has confirmed that they will now only open vegan sites moving forward.
Verity Foss, founder of Oowee Vegan, says: “Our goals are to continue to invent and create food that is mouth-watering, delicious and is something everyone can enjoy – from meat-eaters to vegans. We focus on creating and developing new products that are for everyone, without focussing on cliches of what vegan food used to or ‘should’ be. Our mission is to bring people together with our culture and our food, and having had great success with this in Bristol, we can’t wait to spread this to London – and one day, the world!”