I jumped at the chance to revisit Temple Goods with Maxine after we had enjoyed breakfast there a few months ago.
It was a drizzly day and the café was very full. We managed to find a spot on the end of a sharing table which had another group of people dining.
I was hungry after having no breakfast so I had to go for the full English.
The beans were smoky the bacon was crisp but the star of the shoe has to be the fried “egg” I don’t know what it is made of but it so realistic tasting, the yolk pops and oozes gorgeously onto the sourdough toast.
Maxine went for a toasted sandwich of bacon and cheese with a coffee.
The Hackney Downs Vegan Market went from a one-off seasonal event, to monthly, then weekly and now demand has meant it is on both Saturday and Sunday each week!
The only disappointment came in the bathroom where the soap wasn’t vegan, I have contacted Temple Goods and will update when I receive a response.
Maxine picked up some vegan cheeses from New Roots as well as some pastries from Temple Goods and some spray cream from Vegan HQ.
If the weather had been nicer it would have been lovely to sit on the Downs with Maxine’s beautiful dogs, (who have featured on the blog previously) but we may have to wait for the spring to do that!
Have you eaten at Temple Goods? What did you think? Let me know in the comments below.