The capital, and largest city of Poland, Warsaw has recently seen an increase in foreign visitors with more and more people becoming eager to explore the Eastern European countries. Many new restaurants have opened and now the city offers a wide variety of cuisines, vegetarian meals are some of the most popular. Check out the best places to eat vegetarian and vegan food when in Warsaw.
This lovely restaurant which specializes in vegan Middle Eastern cuisine is situated in one of the busy streets of the city center. Tel-Aviv Food & Wine features a bohemian design with Middle East-inspired décor elements in a family-friendly atmosphere. The food menu is large and varied, offering both gluten- and sugar-free options, such as in its selection of hummus, green smoothies, cocktails and wines. Tel-Aviv’s ‘Vegan Fine Dining’ menu is rounded out with several seasonal dishes. There is also an all-day breakfast menu which includes Mediterranean and great Israeli inspired items, like bourekas, vegan shakshuka and vegan chorizo sausages.
This centrally situated vegetarian café inspired by Middle East cuisine specializes, as its name suggests, in hummus and falafels. The menu also offers some great vegetarian soups, salads and vegetable stews which are served with freshly baked crunchy bread. The café is quite small but very cozy and has a beautiful terrace with trees and fairy lights creating a magical atmosphere.
Address: Mezze Hummus &Falafel, Rozana 1, Warsaw, Poland, +48 605 498 998
This friendly café, situated in the center of the city, has a trendy atmosphere and serves delicious vegetarian food and desserts. It definitely offers some of the best vegan burgers in Warsaw, they are served in generous portions with a choice of bread or roasted potatoes, a side salad and a portion of cooked carrots. The smoothies and homemade lemonade are also excellent while the dessert menu offers delicious vegan cakes such as cheesecake or chocolate cake that will make you forget they’re dairy free with their great taste.
Address: W Gruncie Rzeczy, Hoza 62, Warsaw, Poland, +48 692 464 489
Falafel Bejrut Restaurant is known for making quality Middle East vegetarian food. There are a few seats inside but it tends to get quite busy so the take away option is a good alternative. The food is fresh and delicious, all falafels come served with a generous portion of fresh vegetables so customers don’t have to worry about having their five-a-day.
Address: Falafel Bejrut Restaurant, Ul. Senatorska 40, Warsaw, Poland, +48 501 512 965
Marrakesh is a charming and extremely atmospheric café with stunning interior design and ornate décor elements that are both arty and modern. The cafe offers a great vegetarian lunch buffet which consists of an assortment of salads, main dishes, soups and wonderful desserts (the vegan brownie is to die for). One of the patrons’ favorite options is the Zestaw Marrakesh plate with ten different small snacks (including falafel, lentils, and hummus) followed by a pita with falafel. The English-speaking staff of the café are very friendly and happy to help.
Address: Marrakesh Café, Aleje Jerozolimskie 123A, Warsaw, Poland, +48 22 6107168
A great place for vegan ‘street food’, Mango is situated in the heart of the city center and offers a selection of great-tasting falafels, burgers, hummus, salads, soups, rice, lemonade and smoothies. The café uses mango in a lot of their recipes hence the name. Don’t forget to sample their specialty, the mango sticky rice.
Address: Mango Vegan Street Food, Bracka 20, Warsaw, Poland, +48 884 798 563