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10 of Denmark's best vegetarian & vegan restaurants

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There's much more to Denmark's cuisine than pork and herring. Our lush green produce and seriously tasty plant-based food will have you coming back for more...

Vegan and vegetarian food in Denmark

There is a growing list of restaurants offering vegan and vegetarian options on their menus, along with speciality eateries that focus just on plant-based food. As you might expect, they are easier to find in major cities than out in coastal and countryside areas.

To help you out, wherever you travel, the Vegetarian Society of Denmark provides a full map of all the restaurants in the country that serve at least three vegetarian dishes. And if you're self-catering, it's good to know that Denmark's supermarkets generally have a really good range of organic produce, vegan and vegetarian foods to choose from. 

Read on for a few of the country's best places to eat your greens.

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BaneGaarden, Copenhagen

This secret sustainability hub, hidden along the tracks from Copenhagen Central Station, serves up sustainable plant-based food in its café and restaurant.

People eating in the greenhouse room at Gemyse Tivoli in Copenhagen
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Gemyse Tivoli, Copenhagen

This veggie wonderland is packed with herbs from all over the world. Gemyse is Nimb’s organic vegetable restaurant and is right in the heart of Tivoli Gardens. 

Ark restaurant
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Restaurant Ark

The flagship of 'The Ark Collection' This Green Michelin restaurant serves an innovative vegan menu, changing with the seasons - great food and beautifully selected wine. 

Bistro Lupa
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Bistro Lupa, Copenhagen

Part of 'The Ark Collection' this modern neighbourhood bistro serves up delicious meals, both a la carte and set menus with an incredible natural wine pairing and cocktails. Looking for something more casual? Try their newly opened Souls eatery in Carlsberg Byen. 


Chefs prepare food in the kitchen at VeVe, a restaurant in Copenhagen, Denmark
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VeVe, Copenhagen

In a beautiful old warehouse in Østerbro, you’ll find Michelin-starred Kiin Kiin’s vegetarian restaurant Veve, serving world-inspired dishes.


Sticks'n'Sushi, all of Denmark

You might not think of sushi when you think of vegan, but this national chain of restaurants offer up winning dishes with fish and without, and also has a great kids menu. As does Letz Sushi who are also dotted around the country (try the Go Green!).


Restaurant MellemRum, Aarhus

Restaurant MellemRum has something for everyone, including a great vegetarian menu you'll find it in Fredens Torv in the centre of Aarhus.

Cafe Fika, a vegetarian cafe in Aarhus, Denmark
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Café Fika, Aarhus

This welcoming café offers everything from vegetable pies to gluten free cakes, all made from organic ingredients.

People eating on the street outside vegetarian restaurant We Feat in Aalborg, Denmark
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We Feat, Aalborg

We Feat is a 100% organic eatery that focuses on good physical, mental and social health. They serve a healthy alternative to today's fast food.


Café Kosmos Vegan & Organic, Odense

Café Kosmos is an organic and vegan cafe with focus on delicious food and sustainability, and is located in the cosy Lottrups Gaard right in the city centre.

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