Vegan Food in Stockholm

Wow time flies I wanted to have this post up weeks ago but life happens and better late than never, right?

Here are my tips for eating vegan in Stockholm.

First of all: Stockholm is such an amazing city. I’ve been there for 5 days and I would have needed at least 5 more days to explore everything and eat everything I wanted to.

Let me give you one non-food tip first: Free Tour Stockholm. I participated in all three tours and loved them all!

Now let’s get down to business food.

Sattva Naturbageriet (Gamla Stan)
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One of the most important things to eat in Stockholm is Kanelbullar which are cinnamon rolls. You can get them everywhere unfortunately they are far off from being vegan. However there is this one organic bakery that sells vegan Kanelbullar. Of course I had to try them and they tasted amazing. Just like all the other things I tried including the chocolate ball you can see on the picture. They don’t just sell pastry but also some savory snacks and almost all of what they sell is vegan and refined sugar free. And there is a large variety of gluten-free choices as well.

Matapoteket (Södermalm)

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I arrived at my AirBNB which was located in SoFo around noon and since I didn’t really have a proper breakfast I was already starving by then. I just dropped of my bags and went out to find food. The first place I stumbled across was this cute raw food restaurant. The place is furnished like an old pharmacy and that’s what their concept is all about: serving raw healthy food as medicine. I had a kombucha, a pad thai salad and raw crackers with a pea dip. The salad was really good! The crackers were nice as well but the dip was lacking some flavor in my opinion. But all in all a really nice place if you like raw food. It’s a little pricy but worth the splurge.

Blueberry Lifestyle (all around Stockholm)

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Blueberry Lifestyle is a good stop in the afternoon when you want to get a little snack. They have a huge variety of smoothies, sandwiches and salads with lots of vegan options. The shops are all over Stockholm so it’ll be easy to find one. The smoothies are really good and not too expensive.

Hermitage (Gamla Stan)

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Just across the street from Sattva Naturbageriet is a restaurant called Hermitage. It’s a buffet style restaurant with Arabic food most of which is vegan. The place itself isn’t really spectacular but the food is good. There isn’t a huge variety of dishes too choose from but they have everything you could wish for. Veggies, greens, bread, soup, 2-3 main dishes and sides like potatoes. It’s also very cheap especially for an all-you-can-eat type of restaurant.

Stikki Nikki (all over Stockholm)

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Ice cream is always a good idea, right? Especially ice cream by Stikki Nikki. They always have vegan flavors to choose from. All the sorbets are vegan naturally and they make some more vegan flavors as well. There’s different flavors every day and also different flavors at every store (that’s a good excuse to get ice cream more than once a day, right?). The ones on the picture were actually the best ones I tried. Vegan peanut butter and lime & beets.

 

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I’ve I could take one restaurant with me to Munich it would be Hermans. I’ve been there 3 times in 5 days and I’m so not sorry about that. It’s another vegetarian/vegan buffet style restaurant. The location itself is worth going there. You get one of the most wonderful views over Stockholm while enjoying amazing food. They have a large variety of salads, curries, pasta dishes, sides, bread, spreads, fruits etc. They also offer cake which isn’t included in the all-you-can-eat price but is worth the extra pennies. Oh and it’s also quite cheap for the amount of high quality food you get. I highly recommend you to eat there when you’re in Stockholm.

Hälsocafet (Södermalm)

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This is heaven for all instagramers. This whole place is in your face insta-worthy. But in a 100% positive way. They serve everything one can wish for. You could spend your whole day eating there from breakfast to late night snack. I had a smoothie bowl and a snickers cake which both were to die for! Not the cheapest place to eat but another place that’s worth the splurge.

Orange County Foods (Norrmalm)

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On Sunday night I was literally trying to get food at three different places around 6pm and they all told me that they all told me that their kitchen was already closed. So in the end my plan was to go to Paradiset (an organic grocery store) and just get some things to eat at my AirBNB. But then I found Orange County Foods which was located inside the Paradiset store. They serve different types of bowls that you can customize yourself. And if you know me than you know how much I love bowls. I had a bowl of rice with spinach, tofu, edamame and ginger. It was a really yummy and filling meal. So if you find yourself as lost and starving in Stockholm as I was give it a shot.

Those are all my Stockholm food tips for now. But since I fell in love with this city I’m definitely planning on coming back so if you have any more tips let me know in the comments. Until then:

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Vegan Food in Hamburg

I thought I’d start a series on my blog about all the food I eat while I travel because it’s actually pretty easy to eat vegan no matter where you are.

If you’re lucky to travel to a place where veganism is a thing you will get to try some super yummy foods, but if not fruit, veggies, rice, potatoes, oats an bread are your friend.

Let’s start with Hamburg.

I’m following quite a few girls from Hamburg on Instagram and was so excited to finally get to try out some of the restaurants I’ve seen them posting pictures of because the food looked amazing.

Here’s my selection:

Sashimi Sushi (Main station & Airport)

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My friend who was so kind to let me stay with her and I got ourselves some take out at a sushi place and let me tell you, it was delicious! They have so many different types of sushi rolls and loads of other Japanese foods like edamame, miso soup, etc. I decided on radish maki, inside out rolls filled with goma wakeme and an avo roll that was wrapped in more avocado. I was in sushi heaven! The sushi is a little more pricey (well compared to Munich it was just a regular price for sushi) but so so so worth it! If you’re ever in Hamburg, try it!

 Mamalicious (Max-Brauer-Allee 277)

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Located close to the U-Bahn stop Sternschanze is this cozy café which has an authentic Canadian feel to it. When I came in I was instantly greeted by the owner. It’s a purely vegetarian café with quite a lot of vegan options. I decided on their vegan milkshake (something with mango I don’t remember what else was in it) and a bagel with peanut butter & jelly. The bagel was very good, the best one I ever had here in Germany it came very close to my favorite bagels from Brugger’s Bagels in the US. The milkshake was okay, it could have been a little more fruity I mostly just tasted the soy yoghurt in it. They also had superb looking cheesecakes but unfortunately I was too full to try any after my breakfast. If you’re up for a naughty but delicious Canadian/American breakfast, this place is for you!

Pizza Bande (Lincolnstraße 10)

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I have heard a lot of people rave about the vegan pizza at Pizza Bande in the heart of St. Pauli and yes it is awesome. We’re not really blessed with vegan pizza in Munich. We do have a lot of great places to get cheeseless pizza which I love as well but a pizza that has cheese on it is just a completely different story. At Pizza Bande you can decide if you want vegan cheese (Wilmersburger) or a sesame sauce on your vegan pizza. I went with the Wilmersburger cheese and decided on mushrooms, red onion, corn and spinach as a topping. The pizzas are completely customizable so you can top it with almost everything you can think of even bananas (yes I was tempted ;D). My pizza was ready in no time and I loved it. The crust was perfect, crunchy at the edges and just a tiny bit soft in the middle, just how I love it! The cheese was perfectly melted and the toppings were generous. Would highly recommend!

Froindlichst (Barmbeker Str. 169)

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Another day, another pizza! This time we went to Froindlichst. They offer a variety of foods like pizzas, burgers, burritos but also coffee and cake and all the food is vegan! I decided to go with a mexican pizza (nachos and guacamole on pizza with vegan cheese… why have I not thought of this before?). The cheese wasn’t as melty as the Wilmersburger one, I don’t know what brand they use, but therefore it tasted even cheesier if you know what I mean. I also tried their watermelon basil lemonade (I hope I’m remembering that right) and I have to recreate it at home, very refreshing. They also offer brunch on Sundays which I would have loved to try! If you’re ever in the area (in the North of Hamburg) then give it a try you won’t regret it.

Café Nasch (Caffamacherreihe 49)

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I am not lying when I say that I had the best cookie – vegan or not – at Café Nasch close to the Gänsemarkt! And I have had a lot of good cookies in my life, but this vegan oat-raisin-cinnamon cookie topped them all. I wish I would’ve been able to try the other flavors as well but one of these cookies was enough to fill me up, that’s how big they are! They also offer different sandwiches, (b)vörek and one dish for lunch which changes every day. Everything is vegan, but you can ask for regular milk for your coffee, they make wonderful foam with soy milk tho so who would need baby cow’s milk anyways?

Happenpappen (Lappenbergsallee 41)

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Happenpappen is another all vegan restaurant I have been seeing over and over again on Instagram. Before I get to the food I have to talk about their interior first. It was such a cute place. A few little rooms with no more then 2-4 tables and the decoration was so cute and you could feel the love with which the owner decorated her restaurant. And the same goes for the food. They offer a weekly changing menu during the day and in the evening they serve a variety of burgers. I tried the Karate Kid burger which had a chickpea-coconut-patty, veggies and wasabi-mayo on it. The flavors were really complimenting each other. And as I always have room for dessert I tried a piece of their chocolate-coconut-berrie cake. Just look at it, do I have to say more?! Go there, no matter where you’re from, you have to go there!

Qrito (Grindelallee 79)

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Sometimes fast food is great, too. And this burrito bowl I had at Qrito was just that. Nothing extraordinary but if you’re somewhere around the uni area and you want some Mexican food, go to Qrito. They make burritos or burrito bowls, quesadillas, tacos, etc. And they even have vegan cheese. What more could you ask for? If you’ve ever been to Chipotle and want something similar in Germany, that’s your place.

 

Another food that’s quite popular in Hamburg are Franzbrötchen by the bakery Kamps and guess what? They’re vegan!

 

Alright that’s all I was able to stomach in Hamburg but I will come back for sure! Not just for the food. 😀

If you have any more tips, let me know in the comments.