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Good vegetarian and vegan restaurants in Stockholm
Vegetarian and vegan food are good choices for several reasons, regardless of whether you choose to exclude meat and animal raw materials from your diet for ethical reasons, for the environment or for your body’s own well-being. Enjoy creative cooking where meat is not on the menu in Stockholm’s many vegetarian and vegan restaurants!
In Vasastan is the award-winning Ethiopian restaurant Abyssinia. They offer exotic Ethiopian food at great prices and in a lovely setting. With specially imported herbs and spices from the celebrated Ethiopian food culture, you will find delicious vegetarian food of the highest quality here. Excite your taste buds with sour pancakes or traditionally roasted coffee – Abyssinia offers you a different and tasteful experience! Stay at a stylish spot in Stockholm’s city centre at Clarion Hotel Sign – then you are close to all the restaurants, shopping and entertainment you could ever need!
Colourful and delicious Ethiopian spices at Abyssinia. Photo: Abyssinia
The popular and highly acclaimed Swedish chef Mathias Dahlberg opened Rutabaga in 2017. Guests can look forward to lacto-ovo-vegetarian dishes made from the highest quality produce, as well as excellent beverage pairings. Rutabaga is located at Grand Hotel in central Stockholm and attracts many eager diners every week.
Enjoy high quality dishes in lovely surroundings. Photograph: Lennart Weibull
Mathias Dahlgren is a famous Swedish chef who won the prestigious Bocuse d’Or world gastronomic championship in 1997. He is so far the only Swedish chef to accomplished this feat.
On Bondegatan on Söder is the raw food restaurant Matapoteket. Here you will find the most fantastic raw food, but also smoothies, freshly squeezed juices and pastries, all at a reasonable price. All made from uncooked raw vegetable materials and completely free of sugar and gluten. A great option for those looking for a cheap, Vietnamese-style restaurant where you get a great deal for your money. Clarion Hotel Stockholm is right next door and is an excellent choice for those spending a night or two in Stockholm.
Also try Matapoteket’s tasty pastries with your coffee. Photo: Matapoteket
If you want to enjoy a luxurious vegetarian dining experience, Farang on Tulegatan in Vasastan is the place for you. They serve Southeast Asian food at its best. With 7-course dinner and a fantastic setting, Farang is the obvious choice for those looking for a real luxury dinner. The restaurant also offers really good drinks and is also ideal for after-work drinks or classy business lunches. The Nordic Light Hotel is Stockholm’s most central hotel and very high quality, it is within close proximity of everything you could possibly want.
At Farang, the dishes will charm your eyes just as much as your taste buds. Photo: Tuukka Koski
Do not miss Farang’s amazing cocktails! Photo: Tuukka Koski
Elegant and atmospheric in Farang’s dining room. Photo: Tuukka Koski
If you are looking for a vegetarian buffet in Stockholm, Hermans on Södermalm is the choice for you! Here you can definitely eat your fill (plus a little more) with delicious vegetarian food and all for a reasonable price. In addition, they even offer student discounts – a golden opportunity for anyone studying to stuff themselves! With home-made desserts and organic drinks, Hermans is doing its part to raise awareness of planet-friendly foods. If you want to stay a stone’s throw from Gamla Stan (the Old Town), and be close to both Söder and Norrmalm, Hobo is the place for you. Here you can stay in unique and urban rooms on Brunkebergstorg, just a few minutes from the Drottninggatan shopping street.
Sit yourself down in Herman’s lush and beautiful garden with stunning views of Stockholm. Photo: Hermans
Herman’s buffet is famous for its wide range of tasty vegetarian dishes. Photo: Hermans
The Green Queen
The Green Queen, on the corner of Norr Mälarstrand 64, is an oasis of green where you can treat yourself to an array of seriously tasty dishes including kebabs, hamburgers, quesadillas, smoothies, gluten-free beer and lots more. And you needn’t have a bad conscience, because everything is plant-based!
This high-end street food can either be enjoyed at the restaurant’s outdoor seating or on the go. For amazing views, we recommend you to take your food down to the water’s edge to look out across the barges at Mälarpaviljongen.
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