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People eating in the greenhouse room at Gemyse Tivoli in Copenhagen

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.

BaneGaarden
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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.

The garden at SimpleRAW, a vegan restaurant in Copenhagen
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SimpleRAW, Copenhagen

Originally all about raw food, this restaurant has expanded its remit to include all foods that are preservative and additive free, as well as free from colourings, dairy and gluten.

 

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.

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Sticks'n'Sushi, all of Denmark

This national chain of sushi restaurants offers up winning dishes with fish and without, and also has a great kids menu.

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Restaurant MellemRum, Aarhus

Restaurant MellemRum has something for everyone, including a good vegetarian menu, and is 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.

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