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Tips for delicious vegan and vegetarian winter menus

Delicious bowls, tapas and home cooking

Vegetarian and vegan food in Berlin
vegan food © Getty Images, Foto: Westend61

Numerous restaurants in Berlin make it clear that vegan and vegetarian cuisine has many followers and more and more are joining them. The rethinking of health-conscious nutrition can be felt everywhere. From small, cosy burger shops to elegant restaurants, various places in Berlin serve vegetarian and vegan cuisine. We have put together a few tips for you here. Let us spoil you.

Tip 1: Try vegan tapas at Alaska

Tapas © Schnitzelei Mitte, Foto: Jancintha Nolte

At Alaska, you can sit comfortably on the sofas and armchairs in friendly colours and enjoy Spanish tapas and classics such as tortillas, Piemont de Padron and croquetas, as well as vegan salmon made from carrots and foie gras. During the week, you can also enjoy special tapas creations in the after-work tapas from 6 pm and cocktails and fine wines at any time.

Where: Reuterstraße 85, Neukölln
When: Tuesday to Thursday 6pm to midnight, Friday to Saturday 6pm to 3am


2. Tip: Feast from the vegetarian buffet at the Seerose

Food served
Food served ©

Vegan moments of pleasure - that is the slogan of the restaurant. Here too, fresh ingredients of the highest quality are the focus of attention. Vietnam is known for its varied vegan cuisine and this is wonderfully realised in 1990 vegan Living. Enjoy delicious tapas creations, crisp salads and soya with wonderful dressings and nuts.

Where: Krossener Straße 19, Friedrichshain
When: 1Sunday to Thursday 12 - 23 h, Friday to Saturday 12 - 23.30 h


Tip 3: Experience creative cuisine at Cookies Cream

Vegetarian restaurant with star cuisine: fermented cucumber with Pave Blanc
Dishes at the restaurant Cookies Cream © CHG GmbH

The varied vegetarian cuisine at Cookies Cream offers you a great tasting menu that you can extend to six or seven courses. And each menu is accompanied by matching wines or non-alcoholic drinks.

Where: Behrenstraße 55, Mitte
When: Tuesday to Saturday 5 to 11 pm

Cookies Cream

Tip 4: A vegan interpretation of home cooking at Das Försters

© Getty Images, Foto: Halfpoint

Here, the classics of German home cooking are interpreted vegan - 100% vegan. Of course, regional and seasonal products are used here as well. The ingredients are sourced from organic suppliers in Berlin and vary according to season. Delicious vegan cakes and tarts sweeten the visit.

Where: Dunckerstraße 2A, Prenzlauer Berg
When: Monday to Friday 4pm to 11pm, Saturday and Sunday 10am to 11pm

Das Försters

Tip 5: Select healthy products in SUPERFOODS & ORGANIC LIQUIDS

Superfoods & Organic Liquids acai bowl, salad, goji berries, Zoodles
Superfoods & Organic Liquids Berlin © SUPERFOODS & ORGANIC LIQUIDS

Whether breakfast or lunch - Superfoods has everything for a healthy soul. For example, avocado toast with gluten-free, low-carb cereal bread or spelt flour bagels. A sweet alternative is the Chia or Açaí Bowl with delicious toppings like cocoa nibs. For refreshment, there are also cold-pressed juices and smoothies.

Where: Schlüterstraße 37, Charlottenburg or Mitte
When: Monday to Sunday 11 am to 7 pm


Tip 6: Philosophising at Oukan Dining

Restaurant Oukan in Berlin
Restaurant Oukan in Berlin © Nils Hasenau / Oukan

Vegan Japanese cuisine inspired by the centuries-old Shōjin Ryōri tradition, Japanese Buddhist temple food. Accompanied by selected wines and cocktails and, of course, special Japanese and Asian teas.

Where: Ackerstraße 144, Mitte
When: Tuesday to Saturday 6pm to 11pm

Oukan Dining

Tip 7: Eat vegan bowls at HOLY FLAT!

Local Holy Flat! vegetarian and vegan homemade flat wrap and bowl with guacamole, sour cream
Holy Flat! Bowl and Flat © HOLY FLAT!

At HOLY FLAT! you can get vegetarian or vegan bowls and wraps. The "flats" are rolled flatbreads and are baked fresh daily. They are accompanied by homemade lemonades and juices, among other things. The flavours come from all over the world. For example, the mashed potato and beetroot are European, while hummus is oriental and guacamole is Latin American.

Where: Lenaustraße 10, Neukölln or Prenzlauer Berg.
When: Monday to Friday 11.30 am to 9 pm, Saturday and Sunday 00 am to 9 pm


Tip 8: Momos - organic veggie dumplings

Momos Restaurant: Table set with vegetarian dumplings
Momos Restaurant: Table set with vegetarian dumplings © Foto: Zhong To

Since 2013, the Momos restaurant has been run by two young men. They attach great importance to freshness and organic quality. There are a total of 8 different savoury fillings and a sweet banana filling for the dumplings. All dumplings are vegetarian or vegan. You can either order them in a soup or enjoy them with one of the three dips.

Where: Chausseestraße 2, 10115 Mitte
When: Monday to Saturday 12 to 21.30

momos - organic veggie dumplings

Tip 9: Experience Israeli-Palestinian cuisine in Kanaan

Israeli-Palestinian restaurant with pita, hummus and burger
Dishes of the restaurant Kanaan © Kaanan, Foto: Sully Salama/Instagram @tidbits photography

Kanaan is a vegan-vegetarian and Israeli-Palestinian restaurant. It offers a delicious selection of fresh salads, hummus dishes with various toppings, falafel made from a family recipe, veggie burgers, veggie kebabs and homemade baked goods.

Where: Schliemannstraße 15, Prenzlauer Berg
When: Montag 12 bis 16 Uhr, Dienstag bis Freitag 18 bis 0 Uhr, Samstag und Sonntag 12 bis 22 Uhr


Tip 10: Enjoy sustainable Eat-Easy-Cusine at Bonvivant

Bonvivant Cocktail Bistro: Table from above
Bonvivant Cocktail Bistro: Table from above © Foto: Caitlin Collins

Unusual cocktail creations, sometimes with a dash of spirulina, beetroot or pumpkin seeds, are just as popular as the restaurant's fine cuisine. Awarded a star in 2023, chef Nikodemus Berger conjures up delicious menus and also offers a selection of vegetarian and vegan options.

Where: Goltzstraße 32, Schöneberg
When: Tuesday to Thursday 6pm to 1am, Friday and Saturday 6pm to 2am, Saturday and Sunday 10am to 3pm


Tip 11: Dine in a vegan style typical of the country

Lucky Leek
© Sebastian Happe-Hartanto

Asian and vegan - they go well together. In addition to a large selection of soups, rice dishes, noodles and Vietnamese tapas with vegan breaded chicken or vegan crispy duck, the menu also includes dishes with seitan or tofu. You will also find homemade drinks with aloe vera or the Triple Pash. Enjoy the stylish details in a cosy atmosphere.

Where: Kantstraße, 33 Charlottenburg; Oderberger Straße 51, Prenzlauer Berg
When: Monday to Sunday, 12pm to 11pm


Catrin Linde


lives in Berlin for over 20 years and loves to travel the city. Preferrably by bike, she discovers the most exciting and interesting sides of Berlin. Across the city, across country and also off the beaten track. All posts