The 5 best places to eat vegetarian food in Amsterdam
1) Meatless District
Meatless District is a 100% vegan restaurant with a menu that changes with the seasons. It serves lunch, snacks, diner, and breakfast on the weekend. Think tasty pastas, salads and burgers, among others. They also have a good beer selection.
Betty’s has been one of the go-to vegetarian restaurants for several years. The owners Guido and Lien cook without fish, meat or eggs and vegan or gluten free on request. They offer a three-course surprise menu. For dessert, you can choose from one of the terrific cakes baked by Lien. They also have a store where they sell their favourite products, like chili powder from Mexico’s rainforest or French grape seed oil.
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Foer is short for foraging, meaning the menu is based on what the chefs could gather: seasonal and fresh ingredients. There’s a choice between a 5-course or 7-course menu, vegetarian (flora) or non-veg (fauna) and a accompanying wine or juice menu.
4) Mr. & Mrs. Watson
Named after Donald Watson who coined the term veganism, this restaurant takes sustainability seriously: promising to plant a tree for every dish served and changing the world through good food. More importantly, they serve hearty vegan dishes and a good vegan cheese platter.
Yerba calls itself a ‘plant-forward restaurant space’, offering 4, 5 or 6-course menus that are entirely plant based but can be supplemented to match omnivore’s tastes. The dishes are creative and intricately balanced.
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