The Best Vegetarian Restaurants in the World
At Tian in Vienna, meatless haute cuisine blossomed early.
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For reasons of diversity, gourmet restaurants rarely rely exclusively on a meat-free offering. This is why vegetarian and vegan restaurants appear in this list, as well as those that temporarily abstain from using products of animal origin.
- ONA, Arès
The abbreviation in the name stands for non-animal origin - Claire Vallée won the first star for a vegan restaurant in France in 2021.
- Cookies Cream, Berlin
Creative head Stephan Hentschel is one of Europe's pioneers of vegetarian haute cuisine, holding a star since 2017.
- Joia, Mailand
Pietro Leemann was ahead of his time, and today he is still Italy's only star award-winning chef to serve vegetarian cuisine.
- Noma, Copenhagen
High-flyer René Redzepi has been serving an ambitious vegetarian menu every summer since 2018.
- Maison Bras, Laguiole
At Sébastien Bras' two-star restaurant in Laguiole, there is always a choice of an ambitious vegetable menu.
- Pollen Street Social, London
Meat is available at this restaurant, but a vegetarian and a vegan menu are also available.
- Eleven Madison Park, New York
Daniel Humm has recently been cooking almost completely without animal products in his three-star restaurant.
- L‘Arpège, Paris
Three-star chef Alain Passard is considered by gourmets to be the god of vegetables; he has been focusing on meatless cuisine for 20 years.
- King’s Joy, Beijing
The first purely vegetarian restaurant in the world to be awarded three stars by the Michelin Guide.
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- Tian, Munich + Vienna
Paul Ivic is one of the pioneers of plant-based gourmet cuisine, holding one star for each of his two restaurants.
- Neue Taverne, Zürich
In one of the most exciting restaurants in Switzerland, the focus is on vegetables, with Nenad Mlinarevic behind the stove.
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