Vegetarian guide to Serbia: Belgrade

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It’s not so easy being vegetarian or vegan in the proud carnivorous nation like Serbia. Many Serbian people like to say that the meal is not the real meal without at least something made out of meat. The eating trends are slowly changing, and the proof is the growing trend of vegetarian and vegan-friendly restaurants around the country. Naturally, Belgrade, the urban center of Serbia, holds the most of them. Here is a list of the four inspiring vegetarian and vegan restaurants in Belgrade.

Radost Fina Kuhinjica

The name of this restaurant means “Happiness Nice Cuisine.” That’s pretty much a perfect description of the atmosphere and ambient in the restaurant. Through different combinations of flavors and foods from the world countries, Radost Fina Kuhinjica offers a tasty, happy and healthy vegetarian meal that will certainly make your day better. Each dish shines out with the inspiration, attention and artsy cooking skills so the guest can enjoy in the visual part as well.

Oliva Restaurant

Oliva is one of the pioneers of the vegetarian and vegan restaurants in Serbia. This charming vegetarian restaurant is situated in the busy business neighborhood, New Belgrade. It's truly a taste oasis, while it offers healthy vegetarian and vegan versions of popular dishes. Those with a sweet tooth will especially enjoy, as they will get to try traditional cakes, made with traditional recipes and adapted to fit modern nutrition demands. Oliva also offers a wide range of quality wines and cheeses.

Zdravo Zivo

Zdravo Zivo vegan restaurant specializes in the raw organic foods and drinks. They offer a wide range of colorful healthy smoothies, creative dishes and light and tasty cakes. Their cakes deserve a special shoutout as they are gluten-free and sugar-free. The fresh colors, aromas, and positive vibes, just transform every trace of a bad mood, as soon as you enter Zdravo Zivo.

Mandala Restaurant

If there is a place that offers a spiritual eating experience in Serbia, it is Mandala restaurant. The ingredients come from their own biodynamic farm. Every dish that they offer is a unique piece of nutritional artwork. The Mandala team's creativity doesn’t stop there. They even make cocktails from organic fruits infused with spirits. Drinking has never sounded more healthy.

These four restaurants are not the only vegetarian and vegan restaurants in Belgrade. In fact, as the vegetarianism becomes more and more popular in Serbia, many regular restaurants start to include vegetarian and vegan menus. Most of the pizza places and Asian cuisine restaurants offer plenty of vegetarian and vegan options available.

Mandala Restaurant
Mandala Restaurant
Косанчићев венац 9, Београд 11000, Србија
Zdravo Zivo
Zdravo Zivo
Невен, Јурија Гагарина 14, Београд, Србија
Oliva Restaurant
Oliva Restaurant
Омладинских бригада 86, Београд, Србија
Radost Fina Kuhinjica
Radost Fina Kuhinjica
Париска 3, Београд, Србија

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Milena Mihajlovic

Milena Mihajlovic

I am Milena, and enjoy traveling, hiking and everything coffee-related. Through my writing, I want to inspire fellow travelers about Serbia, my dear country.

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