Best vegetarian restaurants in Berlin
Our guide to vegetarian- and vegan-friendly Berlin features everything from healthy lunches on the go to vegetarian dishes at chic venues. Discover the top vegetarian and vegan hotspots in Berlin here
Beets & Roots
Those looking for a quick healthy lunch or a takeaway service should make a beeline to Beets & Roots. Serving honest food in a casual atmosphere, this is a great place for vegetarians. It offers a wide range of wraps as well as hearty salad bowls such as the popular California Salad made with avocado, beans, nachos and corn and topped with yogurt dressing. For warming, spicy flavours try the vibrant Oriental Bowl with hummus, cauliflower, pomegranate, red cabbage and curried almonds.
Beets & Roots, Grosse Hamburger Strasse 38, 10115 Berlin
With its focus on flavours, sustainability and nutrition, this elegant café is a huge hit with the cool Mitte crowd. Located off trendy Rosenthaler Platz, Daluma is an appealing option for those looking for an especially healthy vegetarian or vegan lunch. Its menu offers cold-pressed juices, green smoothies and dishes packed with superfood ingredients. Customers can make up their own salad bowls with bases such as quinoa and lentils to which they add a range of toppings.
Daluma, Weinbergsweg 3, 10119 Berlin, +49 (0)30 2095 0255
Those wanting a change from classic vegetarian and vegan dishes should head over to Ryong. This Asian fusion restaurant reinvents Vietnamese, Korean and Japanese food by swapping ingredients such as gluten noodles for spelt noodles and chicken for tofu. There’s an emphasis on dishes based on noodles, which are made on site every morning, and on vegetarian burger creations. Highlights include Dragon Nest, a dish of crispy noodles with tofu, mushrooms and seasonal vegetables, and Foggy Dew, an aromatic miso broth with noodles, shiitake mushrooms, nori leaf, soy sprouts and leeks.
Ryong, Torstrasse 59, 10119 Berlin, +49 (0)30 3030 7047
Fresh ingredients are at the heart of the Kopps ethos. At this is a sleek vegan restaurant the vegetable creations are bursting with flavour and are inventively put together. All the ingredients are seasonal and local, and where possible organic. One of the main suppliers is a nursery garden for the disabled in west Berlin. Dishes change frequently according to new harvests. The evening menu offers three, four or five courses, and the enormously popular brunch offering is served on Saturdays and Sundays from 9.30am to 4pm.
Kopps, Linienstrasse 94, 10115 Berlin, +49 (0)30 2532 9549
This intimate little restaurant offers beautifully presented vegan food. The menu’s finest offerings range from pumpkin tart with corn salad and creamed parsnips to grilled portobello mushrooms with roasted cauliflower and sweet chestnut dumpling. There are plenty of gluten-free options available.
Lucky Leek, Kollwitzstrasse 54, 10405 Berlin, +49 (0)30 6640 8710
This is one of the few certified organic restaurants in Germany. It offers 100% plant-based dishes ‒ all of which are served in bowls. These may be filled with raw foods, superfoods, salads of pulses and desserts; there’s a wide choice. With no artificial additives and no refined sugar used, the Bowl bills itself as the first ‘clean eating’ restaurant in Berlin. Smoothies and coffee are also available, making this is a perfect post-gym venue or a great stop for lunch.
The Bowl, Warschauer Strasse 33, 10243 Berlin
The Store Kitchen
Set on the ground floor of the high-end concept store of Soho House Berlin, the Store Kitchen is one of the city’s most chic venues and is an ideal place to take a break from shopping. Its modern menu features an exciting range of cuisines and has a focus on healthy food sourced from local producers. Vegetarian options are impressive and delicious. Breakfast highlights include porridge with hemp and almond butter; the lunch menu offers dishes such as Sichuan noodle salad with peanut sauce and cucumber. With a great selection of cold-pressed juices on offer, this is a top healthy hotspot in the Mitte district.
The Store Kitchen, Torstrasse 1, 10119 Berlin, +49 (0)30 4050 44550