Spain loves meat. Enter any bar and you can probably see the ham legs swinging over the bar. But this country, especially in its big cities, also houses a truly amazing vegetarian cuisine, you just need to know where to look for it.
Gazpacho, patatas bravas, ratatouille... We could continue and continue to list tasty dishes that do not contain any meat. Sure, Spain is obsessed with ham, but you do not have to think too much about being able to name some classic dishes that are also vegetarian and, in fact, vegan. You will find these and many, many more appetizing snacks on our list of best vegan restaurants in Spain. In no particular order, are the following:
Vegetarian restaurants in Spain - Wild Beets
Before the clubbers discovered Ibiza, it was a refuge for the hippies. And it is this past that recalls the heart of Wild Beets of the island with a commitment to raw and organic herbal foods. Although given the trend of vegan restaurants and the marked minimalist design of the restaurant, it seems decidedly more of the 21st century than stuck in the 60s.
Wild Beets is where the trial is at the door. An aversion to labels and dogma allows people to be curious about what they eat and how it serves them without any discomfort or fear. Hours: Monday to Sunday: from 9:00 a.m. at 11:00 p.m. Their staff aims to facilitate knowledge of the role that food has in our lives and create a place for conscious feeding, and, of course, serve something delicious as well. iPurify is a juice cleaning system designed to help heal and detoxify the body, offered by this company. Based on years of research, iPurify juices infuse and energize by providing an instant and intense injection of nutrients, vitamins, minerals and enzymes. IPurify cleanings can be adapted to individual needs. One of the first juice bars in Ibiza, Sejuiced occupies a place of honor on the iconic beach of Benirras. Serving a selection of delicious juices, smoothies and super foods, the relaxed juice bar has become an institution in Ibiza. Contact information: Calle Venda de Llatzer 15, 07814, Santa Gertudris, Ibiza. 627 991 553. website.
Baratza Kafea Restaurant
If you think of Pamplona, you automatically think of bull confinement. But things are changing in this conservative outpost of Navarre. And they do it at the doors of Baratza Kafea, a unique space in Iruña that offers ecological and macrobiotic vegan snacks, food and beverages that include craft beers and freshly prepared smoothies.
Vegan, macrobiotic and biological menu from Monday to Friday with different options. Vegan dishes, macrobiotic dish of the day, a variety of beginnings, salads and desserts. Contact information: Crossing Bernardino Tirapu 5-7, 31014, Iruña-Pamplona. 948 046 625. website. Hours: Tuesday to Thursday: 11:00 a.m. at 8:00 p.m., and on Fridays and Saturdays from 11:00 a.m. at 12:00 a.m. Gluten-free meal available. It also offers sandwiches, cakes and pies, a selection of teas, coffee with grains, natural juices and smoothies. Wifi. It also has a natural cooking school that offers weekly workshops and other activities. Open Tuesday to Thursday from 11:00 a.m. at 8:00 p.m., from Friday to Saturday from 11:00 a.m. at 12:00 a.m. closed sun-monday.
The rescuer Rayén Vegano wants to turn back the clock. At a time when the food is not genetically modified; to an era where farmers do not spray their crops with pesticides. Everything on the menu is made in Boho neighborhood of the Letters, including its famous bread and cakes. This place, in the center of Madrid, elaborates"vegan, homemade, ecological and healthy food". He is famous for his creativity and his philosophy is"who says that vegetarians only eat salads?". It serves breakfasts, lunches, lunches and dinners so you can get your vegetarian meal no matter what time of day.
Interior of Rayén Vegano restaurant
While the food is moderately priced, it is certainly unique. And you absolutely have to try the dish to share vegan cheeses! Contact information: Calle Lope de Vega 7, 28014, Madrid. 675 282 072. website. Hours: Monday, Wednesday and Thursday: from 10:00 a.m. at 4:00 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays: from 10:00 a.m. at 4:00 p.m. and from 9:00 p.m. at 11:30 p.m., and Sundays: from 11:00 a.m. at 4:00 p.m. Rayen Vegan can be surprisingly busy, so be sure to come during lunchtime if you have not made a reservation. Their menu changes daily and they offer homemade bread, cakes and, of course, fresh food. Even your food changes daily. The waitress speaks English (you can even get the English version of her menu) and the restaurant is extremely passionate about the vegan ethic, even shown through your wifi password. Here everything is nice, from the small decorative touches of each table to the"Happy Hour for Dogs"sign outside with a bowl full of water and your mission statement:"Change the world, become a vegan". And what is the best part? All vegetarian and vegan restaurants in the area support each other. In front of Rayen Vegano you can find lots of business cards from other restaurants and shops along with information about meditation and yoga classes.
Manuel Lynch is the founder of Mallorca Vegan SL, a concierge service created to guide the vegans who visit the island. He points to Bellaverde Restaurant as a restaurant"serving vegan breakfast, lunch and dinner in an impressive traditional courtyard protected by ancient fig trees."Chef Svenja Galle's elaborate creations are rich in flavor and most non-vegans will leave without realizing they just ate a vegan meal." Contact information: Carrer de las Monges, 07470, Puerto de Pollensa, Mallorca. 675 602 528. website. Hours: Monday: from 8:30 a.m. at 12:00 p.m. and from Tuesday to Sunday: from 8:30 a.m. at 12:00 a.m.
The Rabbit Hole Ibiza
The Rabbit Hole Ibiza's sushi with almonds, vegetables and mango seems so tempting, right? Other signature dishes include Italian parmesan aubergines with tomato sauce and rice mozzarella. Most desserts (along with entrees and main courses) such as brownies, carob cake and muffins are gluten free and sugar free.
Vegan restaurants - The Rabbit Hole Ibiza
This is a restaurant 100% vegetarian and organic in which there will be natural and tasty products. Enjoy, for example, vegetarian sushi, vegan cakes or various gluten-free dishes. Contact information: Avenida Isidoro Macabich 36, 07816, San Rafael, Ibiza. 971 198 820. website. Hours: Tuesday to Saturday 10:00 a.m. at 8:00 p.m. and Sundays: from 10:00 a.m. at 3:30 p.m. Drink delicious juices at the juice bar or tea in the tea room. The menu is very varied and seasonal. All food is freshly made with products sold at The Rabbit Hole store. This makes it easy to copy recipes in your own kitchen. Rabbit Hole Shop is one of the smallest stores on the island and, therefore, it is very crowded! In addition to the well-known brands that you usually find in organic stores, you will also find local products and organic fruits and vegetables. Finally, workshops are organized in this unique restaurant, which ranges from baking to vegetarian sushi. It is definitely recommended to visit here!
Bionéctar Organic Art Food
Eva Roca Anada and Clara Balmaña are the culinary teachers of Bionectar Organic Art Food, the only crudivegan restaurant in Catalonia. Not constantly, they serve raw foods, like sushi, but also cooked, like pizza.
Vegan restaurants - Bionéctar Organic Art Food
This restaurant also offers fresh organic cold juices and green energy smoothies, shots of wheatgrass, activated and rawlicious gluten-free and low-GI cakes and organic raw chocolate with superfoods. Try raw and 100% bio-based foods, fusing bio agriculture, the art of cooking and the art of nutrition. and one Saturday a month from 7:00 p.m. at 11:00 p.m. (information about this that is displayed on the restaurant's Facebook page) They use healthy and innovative cooking techniques combined with an enormous amount of creativity and the best ingredients in the market give us a vibrant, nutritious and delicious result. You can take the food home. The containers and cutlery to carry are organic and biodegradable, made of bamboo or sugar cane. There is also a small shop with organic products, books and raw chocolate. Contact information: Carrer Francesc Eixmenis 8, 17001, Girona. 872 030 194. website. Hours: Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. at 4:00 p.m.
If you have an appetite for good vegan sushi or a hummus from North Africa, the good people of Bilbao have at hand La Camelia restaurant, which moved to a larger location near the Gran Vía in January. There they continue to supply their popular takeaway service, but they also house more tables for seated eating. And according to the ecological approach of La Camelia that sees them using biodegradable food containers, they also offer bicycle delivery.
Vegetarian Restaurants - La Camelia
This little vegetarian gem in the heart of Bilbao offers vegetarian sushi: a variety of vegetarian makis and dishes to share. Minimalist and delicious. Contact information: Calle Santa María 10, 48005, Bilbao. 946 111 553. website.
Hours: Monday to Wednesday: 5:00 p.m. at 10:00 p.m., Thursday and Friday: 5:00 p.m. at 11:00 p.m., Saturdays: from 12:00 p.m. at 3:30 p.m. and from 7:00 p.m. at 11:00 p.m., and Sundays: 12: 00 p.m. - 3:30 pm.
Manuel Lynch cites some interesting figures:"The number of options vegan in Mallorca it is growing at a rate of 140% per year." What explains a second entry for this Balearic island. The Vegan Cantina of Palma, a short distance from the cathedral, specializes in homemade burgers and tapas.
Restaurant La Cantina Vegana
Someday, sooner than later, I could compile a top 10 vegan restaurant in Mallorca. As our old friend Manuel Lynch explains,"there are new exclusively vegan restaurants, vegetarian restaurants that change to 100% vegan and chefs newly appointed with Michelin stars that create vegan menus". Before concluding,"Mallorca is on track to become the main vegan destination in the world". Contact information: Carrer Tomàs Forteza 57, 07006, Palma de Mallorca. 871 935 955. website. Hours: Monday to Friday from 1:00 p.m. at 4:00 p.m. and from 7:30 p.m. at 11:00 p.m.
The second entry of Palma de Mallorca and the third and last of the island in the Top Ten Foodbolin, is the first Vegan vegan fast food shop. Play foosball and chop in Spiropapas, spiral fries. Another favorite of the house in the photo, falafels that are served in a burrito or accompanied by a salad.
Contact information: Carrer Benet Pons i Fabregues 3a, 07007, Palma de Mallorca. 615 384 178. website. Hours: Monday to Friday from 1:00 p.m. at 4:00 p.m. and from 7:30 p.m. at 11:00 p.m.
Between Pedras is a cooperative formed by Laura, Luci and Patri. Light in your wallet, the humble portions will satisfy the hungriest of the visitors. The trios are self-taught chefs and the menu options have increased in conjunction with their development experience. However, there is a ludic and experimental touch in the gastronomic offer of Entre Pedras. And they have done an excellent missionary work. Turning the predominantly omnivorous population of Galicia into full-fledged vegans, who go a little in the land of polbo á feira (octopus boiled as the Italians prepare their pasta, al dente). Contact information: Rua Hospitalino 18, 15704, Santiago de Compostela. 981 564 097. website. Hours: Wednesday to Sunday: 7:00 p.m. at 12:30 a.m.
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