Making the compassionate choice to stop eating meat is usually the first step on an exciting new dietary journey. In addition to cutting meat out of your diet, there are also further ways that you can work to eliminate animal products from your life.  (more…)

Being a vegan in the United Kingdom is something that has become much more popular over the last few years. Fortunately it is also something that has become a lot easier! With more and more restaurants, cafes and supermarkets catering to compassionate eaters, it has become much less complicated to find cruelty free products and places to spend time. (more…)

What is Carnism, and why do meat eaters believe it is ok to eat pigs but not dogs? Why is it acceptable in most houses in Britain, and the Western world, to serve some types of animal flesh for meals, but not all types? The simple answer is that the world of meat eaters is plagued by the same amount of hypocrisy as all other oppressive belief structures. (more…)

Since January of 2014 people in the United Kingdom have been going vegan for January as part of a global charity initiative known as Veganuary! The idea behind this initiative is to get people to try a vegan diet for just one month. However, many people who pledge to eradicate animal products for Veganuary tend to stick to their new way of life and adopt a more compassionate lifestyle long-term. (more…)

Why are we no longer accepting the new £5 notes? The short answer is because we love animals, but we would also like to offer a more in depth explanation. At Vegan Hippo we always strive to promote animal welfare, and feel that the presence of the £5 notes in the cafe goes against our commitment to doing so. We therefore feel unable to accept these notes as payment. We are fully equipped to take card payments and there are several ATM’s located nearby. (more…)

Making the transition from vegetarian to vegan is one that many people consider to be difficult – but the reality is it can actually be quite easy! The key is to regularly remind yourself of the reasons that you are eliminating animal products from your diet and to be aware of what you are eating. The following steps will help you get started on your journey towards compassionate eating and a healthier lifestyle! (more…)

Thinking of becoming vegan? Or at least trying it out for a while to see if it suits you? It can be intimidating to think about giving up animal products for a totally vegan lifestyle, but with these easy steps you will be vegan and loving it in no time! (more…)

According to vegan lifestyle website,, London is considered number five in the world’s top vegan friendly cities list. VegFest UK London 2016 celebrates this achievement later this month, over the weekend of Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd October. (more…)

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52 Rupert Street
W1D 6DS London

Phone Number: 020 7734 8574