One in ten Swedes are vegetarian, which means finding great vegetarian and vegan food is easy; and Sweden’s culturally-diverse largest city, Malmö
, is known as Sweden’s vegetarian and vegan mecca. Here are the best vegetarian restaurants in Malmö.
Lotta Love Café
Cafe, European, Swedish, Vegan, Vegetarian, $$$
Opened in 2014 by Lotta and her husband, they had a simple goal: offer delicious Açaí bowls. That was a hit and today, the menu has vastly expanded, with weekend brunch, vegan burgers, smoothies, juices, and eco-coffee. This place is popular with not only the vegetarian crowd as it’s a local favourite for many, particularly for breakfast.
Cafe, Swedish, Gluten-free, Vegetarian, Vegan, $$$
In a city packed to the rafters with great cafés, this little gem has been named one of Malmö’s best over and over again. Located in the centre of Malmö, be sure to enjoy the charming courtyard as you nibble on homemade-vegan-chocolate cheesecake, polenta pizza, or one of their delicious soups or stews.
Restaurant, Contemporary, Vegan, Vegetarian, $$$
The name says it all: this is where Malmö vegans flock. The Vegan Bar serves unusual-homemade-vegan food including burgers that have something of a cult following. The focus is on taste and creating vegan dishes that will entice even the most dedicated carnivores.
Restaurant, Healthy, Swedish, Vegan, Vegetarian, $$$
A long-time favourite on Malmö’s veggie scene, Kao’s serves up daily specials called ‘Today’s fake’, which is a meat substitute dish. There’s also an a la carte menu as well as plenty of vegan sweets and cakes. It offers very reasonable prices for a menu that shows the world that vegan food is more than salads.
Bloom in the Park
Restaurant, Swedish, European, Vegan, Vegetarian, $$$
Located in Malmö’s gorgeous Pildammsparken, Bloom in the Park is the city’s first Michelin-starred restaurant. Patrons won’t quite know what to expect when they eat here because the kitchen changes its menu daily. While the restaurant does serve meat here, the vegetarian and vegan options are plentiful and even offer vegan wine.
Restaurant, Chinese, Vegan, Vegetarian, $$$
This 100% vegan-Chinese restaurant has an amazing all-you-can-eat buffet, salad bar, and barbeque. It also has a full menu featuring appetizers, hot dishes, desserts, and even a children’s menu. This is Chinese food that will have restaurant goers come back again and again.
Pizzaria, European, Vegan, Vegetarian, $$$
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With dairy-free ‘mozzarella’ and a slew of vegan toppings—including ham, kebab meat, soy mince, tuna, sausage, and pepperoni—all served up on a gluten-free pizza crust, this is the number one pizzeria choice for Malmö’s growing vegan community. It also offers a nice range of sodas and juices.