What’s for afters? 10 of the best gluten-free desserts in London
London doesn’t desert those who are gluten-free.
In fact, it goes one step further: it actually provides gluten-free desserts.
Having already covered the 10 best gluten-free meals to eat in London last month, it’s surely time to see the dessert menu by now, right? Well, here it is!
London is a beautiful place when it comes to gluten-free and here’s ten of the best places to indulge your sweet tooth.
Some of these places are dairy-free or vegan too.
1. Cookies and Scream‘s cookie dough shake (Islington)
This mega-thick shake is made from vegan vanilla ice cream, soy cream and topped with gluten-free cookie dough balls.
Shake yourself down to Cookies and Scream in Islington ASAP.
2. Yorica‘s mini gluten-free waffles and vegan froyo (Soho and Notting Hill)
Yorica is a dairy-free and vegan froyo bar where everything is gluten-free.
Pick your froyo flavours and have them with mini gluten-free waffles.
You won’t regret it.
3. Leadbelly’s gluten-free cheesecake (Canada Water)
Leadbelly’s menu is 98 per cent gluten-free, as almost all meals can be made gluten-free for you.
The gluten-free cheesecake changes every week and you can’t go wrong with any of its epic flavours.
4. Duck and Waffle’s sweet waffle vanilla fudge brownie (St James’s Market)
Salted caramel, vanilla ice cream and brownie chunks wrapped in a gluten-free vanilla sweet waffle?
5. Niche‘s apple and blackberry crumble with dairy-free custard (Clerkenwell)
You can’t beat a good gluten-free, dairy-free and vegan crumble – but you can eat it.
Niche has totally nailed it, so go and try it for yourself.
6. One Aldwych Hotel, chocolate pecan pie (Covent Garden)
Thanksgiving at One Aldwych is a real treat with its gluten-free and dairy-free chocolate pecan pie on the menu.
One Aldwych made its entire menu gluten-free and dairy-free, but nobody even noticed the change.
Now that’s free-from food without compromise.
7. Leggero‘s tiramisu (Soho)
Leggero’s 100 per cent gluten-free menu definitely doesn’t end at dessert.
Its tiramisu is gluten-free and a must-try for any coffee lover.
Don’t forget to try the raspberry mousse, which is gluten-free, dairy-free and vegan.
8. Mommi‘s chocolate cinnamon churros (Clapham High Street)
Three cheers for gluten-free churros!
Mommi is 100 per cent gluten-free and they’ve got the desserts to prove it.
Make sure you save room for their chocolate, cinnamon churros.
9. Apres Food Co‘s apres sundae (Clerkenwell)
Chocolate brownie, raspberries, salted caramel ice cream, raw chocolate ice cream, dark chocolate sauce, butterscotch sauce, toasted flaked almonds.
Need I say more?
10. NAMA Foods‘ raw lemon swirl cake (Notting Hill)
With a coconut crust, swirled lemon and vanilla cream NAMA’s raw lemon swirl cake is a gluten-free godsend.
Of course, everything is vegan and dairy-free too at NAMA.
Becky Excell is a London-based food/travel/lifestyle blogger. You can check out her gluten-free recipes, travel guides and vlogs at glutenfreecuppatea.co.uk.