What are the best vegan restaurants in Ljubljana (2019) that every true foodie should go to?
Ljubljana is also the culinary capital. It offers a wide range of cuisines that satisfy even the biggest gourmet. Some of these restaurants are also exclusive vegan, so they only prepare food of plant origin. Given that this way of eating is on the rise, not only from a health and ethical point of view, but also from the point of view of sustainable nutrition and reducing environmental pollution, we have prepared for you the best vegan restaurants in Ljubljana (2019), which you must visit the next time you are in the capital.
The best vegan restaurants in Ljubljana (2019)
This vegan restaurant is an excellent choice for all "sweet tooths", as they say, they will feel the return of energy balance while enjoying excellent dishes. Their dishes are ready according to Ayurvedic principles, and they also take care of those who struggle with allergies or who do avoid gluten. Their chefs prepare daily fresh lunch, permanent dishes and desserts, which you can eat on the spot or take with you.
They are most famous for their high-protein homemade burger, which consists of various legumes, soy and pea proteins. It is served with chickpea double pancake, which is a healthy alternative to bread. You can also have theirs pad thai various budha bovle, chickpea curry with sweet potato, baby spinach and coconut, or some other dish on a spoon. For all lovers of sweets, they have available tart cakes, raspberry tart with chocolate and unique pancakes with a triple filling.
Gaudi ayurvedic & vegan bistro
Nazoreva Street 10
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday from 11:00 to 21:00, Saturday from 12:00 to 21:00, Sunday from 12:00 to 16:00.
Delivery: Yes (Orders are accepted until 8 a.m., and they also offer catering).
Veganika is a vegan bistro founded by Nika Babić. She began her culinary journey with catering at various events, and this year she also opened her physical bistro, where she offers innovative daily lunches, from soy goulash with baked polenta to Moussaka with lentils and stuffed peppers with garlic puree. It's also a sin if you don't try one of the daily breathtaking drinks, from mango, chocolate pies with roasted hazelnuts and strawberries, to strawberry, lime, mint and gin pies, and those with matcha and passion fruit. It doesn't matter which one you come across, because each one is the best in its own way. If you are in Ljubljana during the week, you should definitely go to breakfast or lunch at Veganika, or at least a piece of pie and coffee with rice milk. You can also meet her at Open Kitchen, where she is a regular guest.
Komenska street 30
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Delivery: No (but it offers catering).
At Kucha, they say they are the first bistro in the world with human food, because they use carefully selected ingredients locally grown and seasonal ingredients they create dishes inspired by subjective ideas about how people will eat in the year 2050, combined with traditional preparation techniques in use for thousands of years. In their bistro and delicatessen they offer seasonal vegetable bowls, spoon dishes, sandwiches, scones, desserts and drinks. Treat yourself to theirs fermented semolina cake, maybe a fresh cinnamon roll or cheesecake in a pot, and on top of that, theirs homemade kombucha or homemade immune brew. The satisfaction of the taste buds is guaranteed.
Masera – Spasićeva Street 8
Opening Hours: Monday to Tuesday from 11:00 to 16:00, Wednesday to Thursday from 11:00 to 22:00, Friday from 11:00 to 23:00, Saturday from 10:00 to 16:00.
Delivery: Yes (It also offers catering).
"Imagine that there is a hidden corner in the center of Ljubljana, where you can take a break from the hustle and bustle of the city and treat yourself to everything that caresses your taste buds, satisfies your hunger and feeds your soul," is the message that Buckwheat sends to potential visitors. You can treat yourself in the bistro a large piece of cake, chocolate brownie, homemade buckwheat bread, warm soup, what the hell, or you are assemble the salad to your liking. All dishes are without white sugar, white flour, artificial colors, preservatives, artificial flavors, and of course without animal ingredients, and their chefs cook with joy and passion. If you're in a hurry, they can also prepare food to go, so there's almost no excuse to visit.
Trubarjeva cesta 7
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Delivery: No (but it offers catering).
In the Ajdovščina alley in Ljubljana, the flavors of the East meet Slovenian heartiness. There is a vegan restaurant hiding there, which opened its doors only in September this year. The restaurant consists of of seven zones with seven chakras, so that each guest can choose their favorite corner. Its founder is Mitja Bitenc, who also owns the vegetarian restaurant Radha Govinda. In the new restaurant, in addition to the energetic atmosphere, they also ensure that the taste buds of the guests enjoy themselves in healthy and fresh dishes with perfect flavors, with a touch of natural and local ingredients. During lunchtime they offer permanent seasonal offer and self-service system, so you can try as many flavors as possible at the same time. Of course, desserts are also available, from various varieties fresh cakes for all tastes up to cakes with date sweets and desserts in a pot. With the new year 2020, the restaurant will be even more affordable for students, as they are planning the introduction of student vouchers.
Underpass Ajdovščina 4
Opening Hours: From Monday to Friday from 11:00 to 17:00.
The restaurant is located in the immediate vicinity of the main train and bus station in Ljubljana and is very practical if you are in a hurry to catch a bus or train. They offer daily lunches on the buffet system, as well as vegan fast food, pizzas, sandwiches, smoothies, coffees and desserts. They are very convenient for students as they can use them student vouchers. Treat yourself vegiburger, cheeseburger, vegbab, falafel, gyros, Mexican tortilla or something per spoon. There is definitely something for every taste in the Loving Hut restaurant.
Osvobodilne Front Square 14
Opening Hours: From Monday to Friday from 10:30 to 21:00, from Saturday to Sunday and on public holidays from 12:00 to 21:00.