5 appetising places for a vegetarian meal Rome

Romeow Cat Bistrot

Via Francesco Negri 15
+39 (0)6 5728 9203

Why watch cat videos when you can have the real deal, while sipping a hazelnut cappuccino and noshing on avocado and lime cake? True to form, these felines are largely indifferent to the customers, who come for the seasonal vegan and raw offerings. Desserts are the specialty. But savoury treats like Thai noodles and patatas bravas are also worth the visit.

Solo Crudo

Via Federico Cesi 22
+39 (0)6 8897 4793

Solo Crudo (‘Only Raw’) was made for vegan and raw-food sceptics. Start with the carrot and ginger soup and work your way up to the spinach and pistachio nuts in velvet sauce. ‘Cheeses’ made from nuts are one of the tricks to making these dishes more filling than you’d imagine. Solo Crudo is also eco-friendly.

Breaking Bread

Via degli Olivi 49
+39 327 060 8555

Organic vegan bistro and bakery offering breakfast, lunch, aperitivo, dinner, and Sunday brunch, all made with local ingredients. Seating is very limited, so be sure to book ahead, or pop in for some hemp and turmeric bread on the go. The menu changes daily. The pasta is always fresh and made in-house.


Via Bergamo 56
+39 (0)6 841 1769


If you like salad bars, this is the place for you. The buffet has a huge assortment of greens, legumes, and vegetables that you pay for by the pound. Hot dishes are prepared to order. There are nice street-side tables. Every last Monday of the month they offer a vegan cooking workshop. It’s also pet-friendly.

Biopolis Caffe

Via Dire Daua 12
+39 (0)6 860 1315

Roughly translated, ‘Biopolis’ means ‘Organicville’. From the wine list to the herbs growing on the windowsill, this beautifully designed bar and diner lives up to its name, as does its adjacent market. Its smoothies made of seasonal fruit and veggies alone are worth the trip. It also has a nursing and baby changing area.

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