Meat is regarded as a staple in German cuisine, but that does not mean that vegetarian travellers will be left with a ravenous appetite as meat-eaters feast on the country's delicacies. In fact, there are plenty of non-meat options available. If you are a veggie-loving holidaymaker and travelling within Berlin, here are some options you may consider:
This food market in the Kreuzberg neighbourhood is better known for its Street Food Thursdays. This weekly event, which takes place from 5 P.M. to 10 P.M. on Thursdays, features delicacies from countries all over the world, such as Nigeria, Mexico and Korea. There are plenty of vegetarian options available alongside meat-heavy ones, so travellers can be assured that most dietary preferences will be met. If you happen to be in Berlin on a Thursday, be sure not to miss out on this sumptuous event. Take note to arrive early before hordes of eager visitors swamp the market!
Sun Day Burgers occupies a booth at Markthalle Neun. You will find it should you attend its weeky Street Food Thursday event. The good news is that this vegan food stall also operates on other days of the week, such as Tuesday, Friday and Saturday, leaving you with multiple chances to sample its wholesome offerings. The store features a good mix of items on its menu, ranging from hearty burgers, crisp salads and toasty wraps, to decadent cakes and smoothies, allowing vegetarians and vegans to indulge in sweet and savoury treats. Yum!
Bagels, soups, cakes, smoothies and ice cream are some of the vegan delights found at Goodies Berlin. Hot beverage, such as coffee and hot chocolate, are made vegan-friendly as soy milk is used as a substitute. With few vegan-friendly places open in the morning, vegans and vegetarians will be glad to know that the cafe starts operations at 7 A.M. on weekdays and 9 A.M. on weekends. Here's bidding farewell to days of running on an empty stomach till noon!
Cafe Morgenrot stands out from the crowd with its quirky setting and delectable offerings. Apart from its delicious cakes, soups and salads, the cafe is also known for its weekend buffet brunch. Diners will find a sizable number of vegan fare on the extensive menu. If you have been on the hunt for a vegan-friendly breakfast spot in Berlin, add Cafe Morgenrot to your list, for the cafe dishes out a good selection of wholesome items perfect for starting the day with.
5. Let It Be
Crepes are a specialty at Let It Be. Here, you can have 'em sweet, salty or gluten-free. If you are not in the mood for crepes, the eatery offers a good selection of alternative options, such as satisfying burgers, toasty sandwiches and crisp salads. Operations start at 3 P.M. on the weekdays, so make this your go-to spot when the mid-afternoon sugar cravings hit.
If you do not quite fancy eating out, why not try out a home dining experience? Get in touch with one of our friendly hosts in Berlin, for they will be more than happy to customise their menu to meet your dietary needs. Be sure to inform us of your dietary preferences when you book a dining experience!