Munich, with its cutting-edge, youthful population and burgeoning restaurant and cafe culture scene, boasts plenty of dining spots aimed at vegetarians and vegans. We list the the best places for a meatless meal.
The elegant restaurant Prinz Myshkin is a modern restaurant that encompasses traditional Bavarian food. A highlight in the Munich culinary scene, its vegetarian and vegan dishes are are prepared perfectly and presented artistically. Awash with vegetable delicacies, Prinz Myshkin combines the flavors of classic international dishes, such as Mexican guacamole, Japanese miso soup, German soya medallions and desserts such as mango tiramisu.
Located in Munich’s Glockenbachviertel district, Tushita Teahaus specializes in tea, with over 150 variations of tea, all from non-GMO sources and produced and traded using sustainable principles. The tea ceremony here is as close as possible to the preparation and serving from the original country the tea is coming from, in order to recreate an authentic service and keep true tea culture alive. The food here is completely vegan, with seasonal ingredients and great flavors alike.
Gratitude Eatery is a calm and light place where dishes come in all forms and shapes and positive energy flows through every corner. Fans of curry and spices behold, the dishes are incredibly flavored, from salads to couscous, to fresh spinach or simply grilled vegetables. There are fresh flowers all through the restaurant and the desserts are specially made in-house.
Cooking with an open kitchen and a complete vegan and vegetarian philosophy, Tian is a transparent place with fine food and flavors. A cosmopolitan and modern interior design makes for a classy experience, while the set-course menus include wonderful dishes such as curd dumplings with saffron, herbs and carrot.
Located on the corner of the Stachus Passage, My Indigo follows a feel-good formula that means no additives in its food, fresh and easy dishes filled with nutrients and a wholesome welcome to boot. The dishes range from delicious Japanese sushi and spicy Thai soya recipes with rice and vegetables, to wholewheat spaghetti in creamy soup. There are also some fantastic desserts to sample.
With a La Belle Epoque, 1920s’ period atmosphere, Hoover & Floyd presents a fine vegan and vegetarian menu in its gorgeous lounge. Fabulous flavors explode here, where the carrot and ginger soup is yummy and creamy, the vegetable lasagne is fantastically tasty and the Asian tom kha is the highlight for coconut and chilli lovers to boot.
A bio restaurant that makes Italian cuisine from the heart of Italy, Hostaria Rò e Buni cooks, bakes and fries with tolerance and respect for everything around them. Located in a fantastic timber house with mahogany German galleries and modern interior design, the restaurant is classy and has a delightful atmosphere. The spelt spaghetti is a menu highlight.
Cooking vegetarian dishes for over four years now, Max Pett is a place where cuisine without meat is a lavish experience and the menu has a great range of alcohol-free drinks for a mind and body-centered experience. Chef Peter Ludik, a passionate vegan cook, prepares marvelous dishes such as spinach with tofu feta, paprika, olives, peperoni and onion rings, all from the raw section. The Viennese schnitzel with French fries or cucumber and potato salad, lettuce and remoulade sauce is also delicious.
Turkish through-and-through, Lezizel Manti is a real find in terms of vegetarian and vegan cuisine. A laid-back atmosphere always fills the air here, where everyone is as friendly as can be and the philosophy of conscientiousness informs the menu. The cuisine centers on the Turkish dish of lezizel manti, a lavish meal of turkish dumplings that can take up to three weeks to prepare properly.
The restaurant-bar Bodhi is alive with delicacies of both raw and cooked, traditional and modern vegetarian food. Expect tremendous dishes such as flavored vegetable curry with chickpeas and colorful rice or parsnips and rutabagas sided by coconut-vegetable rice, accentuated by beetroot foam. Desserts are decadent; try the tiramisu with a kumquat sauce.