The 5 best places for vegan cuisine in Hamburg

1) Froindlichst

With the green oasis in Winterhude, Froindlichst’s operators Hendrik and Kerrin created one of the first vegan-only restaurants. Hearty pizza with a spelt base and peanut bottom layer, brightly mixed burgers, wraps and salad bowls and fantastic cake creations. The cuisine is infectious. A second restaurant started in Ottensen in 2018.

bright and modern interior of Froindlichst restaurant Hamburg

2) Simbiosa

A lot helps a lot. Particularly when you share it – like at Simbiosa, the new vegan restaurant with Israeli cuisine in St. Pauli. Even the starters are a culinary tour of the Middle East; baba ganoush, green bulgur wheat, hummus and tahini, and vegan fresh cheese. Nobody misses animals here.

middle eastern food being served on a table at Simbiosa restaurant

3) Nasch

Amongst the grandiose, sparkling buildings of Neustadt, the Gängeviertel artists’ and creatives’ quarter has rescued the last remaining historic buildings with an occupation by the arts. The heart and centre of the district is cafe Nasch, which charms guests at lunchtime with vegan wraps, voereks (veggie boreks) and quiches.

rough interior of Nasch restaurant

4) Loving Hut

“Live vegan! Make peace!” it says on the Loving Hut’s menu. The North German restaurant chain was founded with the vision that all living things can live in peace, love and harmony with each other and with the planet. Once you’ve tried the guru noodles, you’ll be a convert.

asian-inspired interior of Loving Hut restaurant

Ferdinand-Beit Strasse 7

+49 (0)40 6078 0993

http://lovinghut.de

5) Tassajara

Karamjit Singh Witzorek was a neck-or-nothing missionary as far back as 1976. Because even more than 40 years ago, he launched Tassajara’s purely vegetarian Indian predecessor Golden Temple. In defiance of roast pork fans, the cook now presents a composition of tofu and wild rice, celery and oyster mushrooms.

orange interior of Tassajara restaurant

Eppendorfer Landstrasse 4

+49 (0)40 4838 01

http://tassajara.de

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