Get battered with some sustainable fish and chips

Warning: This post will make you salivate uncontrollably onto your keyboard/phone/whatever… So you might want to waterproof everything before scrolling any further. Guilt Free London are not responsible for any water damage incurred by this article.  We Londoners (and indeed Brits full stop) love love love fish and chips. It’s a classic combo which never fails…

5 things you’ll understand if you’re living the Guilt Free Life

We all know that it can be a huge struggle to ensure that your lifestyle is ethical without being daylight-robbery-expensive, ESPECIALLY in London. So here we have a list of those situations that will make you eye-roll with familiarity…. you’re welcome Being given salad leaves when ordering in one of those ‘hip’, ‘new’ vegan restaurants…

CRU Kafe: Wake up to some ethical coffee

Everybody loves cawfee. It’s a loyal and faithful companion that gets us all through the earliest of mornings and the roughest of hangovers. Brits spend £730 million on the stuff every year – and it looks like there’s no slowing us down. Unfortunately with so much demand for the stuff, some coffee isn’t particularly ethical….

Temple of Seitan: Vegan chicken that’s finger lickin’ good

Heading to the local chicken shop isn’t always a guilt free venture… It’s all tasty, we can’t deny that – but where exactly does it come from? (Actually… Maybe it’s best not to think about that…) Well fans of all things deep fried, despair no more! Temple of Seitan is here to sort you out….

Pop Farm in central London

Pop Farm is an urban farm, growing decorative plants and fresh herbs, vegetables and other ingredients for use by local people, food businesses and Pop Brixton’s community of caterers. PF wanted to make gardening more accessible to local people, educating, informing and sharing food growing knowledge in the community. And the real clincher… it’s FREE!! We…

Brixton: The People’s Fridge

London’s first community fridge: a public fridge where you can give food and you can take it away if you need it.  People and businesses can donate spare food to this fridge in the centre of Brixton.  Others can then go to the fridge to pick up what they want. Piloted in Spain, Germany and beyond, the…

Feed the soul on a budget at the Theatre

Stopgap Dance Company are holding a workshop for dancers and choreographers to explore the process of creating inclusive choreography. Stopgap are committed to making discoveries about integrating disabled and non-disabled through dance. The session is being held at the Sadlers Wells  on the 3rd March from 3:30 – 5pm. We spoke to acclaimed dancer David Toole,…

The Gate: A vegetarian restaurant without a chickpea addiction

As far as vegetarian restaurants go – The Gate is one of the best. It also offers loads of vegan options too. We know, we know, to meat-eaters vegetarianism and veganism reeks of self-righteousness, and we can practically see you choking on your bacon sandwich in outrage and frantically reaching for the little x at…

Wahaca: the teacher’s pet of ethical restaurants

Rejoice one and all because there are actually some restaurant chains which are also very committed to sustainability. So no more hiking to weird parts of town or paying out the backside for a single kale leaf and a boiled egg. One of our favourites is Wahaca, the Mexican market food restaurant which was co-founded…

Clerkenwell Kitchen

The bright and airy Clerkenwell Kitchen is another on our list of ethical and delicious cafes. Owners Emma and Laura put produce at the heart of everything they do, sourcing mainly organic ingredients from a small range of suppliers and using free-range meat. The menu changes frequently, ensuring the Kitchen keeps in touch with the best in-season goodies….

Review: Waterhouse London

On the edge of Shoreditch, the Waterhouse Restaurant has a chilled-out and cool atmosphere that usually carries (gulp) a price tag…but not this one. Open for breakfast and lunch from Monday to Friday, this canal-side eatery ticks all the boxes. The restaurant is owned by the Shoreditch Trust, a charity that works to reduce social and economic…