Romania is well known for the Balkan cuisine where meat is the best ‘vegetable’ and sour cream is the most common dressing.
In Bucharest, the growing concern for health and well being is starting quite a large community of vegetarians and vegans. Even though exclusively vegan restaurants are still a rare sighting, many pubs, bars and restaurants now have included vegetarian sections to their menus. Below some suggestions.
Yes, it’s Turkish and they have a variety of vegetarian dishes to try. The turks are famous for their veggie specialities. It’s a must!
Divan Express – Dacia Boulevard, no.37
Opening hours: 24 H
The Divan – Calea Floreasca, no.111-113
Opening hours: Monday – Saturday 10.00 – 02.00
Must try: Vegmenu, Izmir Falafel, Istanbul Hummus
The menu: http://thedivan.ro/menu
The only steampunk pub in Bucharest where you will feel like in Jules Verne’s books.
Address: Sf. Dumitru Street, no.3
Opening hours Monday – Sunday 8 AM – 12 AM
Must try: fish & chips, veggie burger, farfalle veggie, the soups
A Romanian restaurant with a lot of different dishes including veggie ones. Prepare yourself to see how food is cooked right in front of your eyes.
Address: Covaci Street, no.19 (Old City)
Must try: Zakuska dip, Tomatoe cream soup, Eggplant mousaka (are doar legume in ea), Vegetarian Stew, sticky toffee pudding
One of my favourite locations to eat. The reason is in their menu. They have everything you can imagine. Also a good rock pub combined with watching your top football matches.
Address: Gabroveni Street, no.12 (Old City)
Must try: Exotic Vegetarian Platter, tuna burger, grilled salmon salad, cabbage salad
The menu: You can download it from their website.