After lots of testing, eating & drinking, we created this list of our favourite, truly vegan-friendly cafés in Berlin. All locations are listed alphabetically and considered equally great.
***THIS LIST WAS UPDATED IN DECEMBER 2019***
1 | White Crow in Alt-Treptow
***UPDATE 10/2019: Unfortunately this location seems to be permanently closed 🙁 ***
White Crow (formerly Black Sheep) is a 100% vegan café near Kreuzberg serving specialty roast coffee, homemade cakes, lunch, bagels, sandwiches, kombucha and more. Their coffee is sourced from the specialty roastery “The Barn“ and blends perfectly with the numerous plant-based milk options offered. Besides coffee and smoothies, drinks such as kombucha, Fire Cidre or other experimental drinks such as seasonal juices are served.
In addition to serving cakes, cookies, and other sweet treats, you can choose either bread, wrap or bagel and select one of the homemade fillings and toppings (hummus, tofu, tempeh, kimchi, Sauerkraut). There are also daily changing lunch dishes such as soup, salads or veggie bowls. Usually, there are a couple of gluten-free alternatives.
The café may be very crowded especially during weekends.
Address: Bouchéstraße 15, 12435 Berlin
Transport: S-Bahn Treptower Park
Menu: 100% vegan, gluten-free options
- Free Wi-Fi: yes
- Opening Hours:Mo – Fr: 8 am – 6 pm
Sa: 9 am – 6 pm
Su: 9 am – 3 pm
2 | Brammibal’s Donuts in Neukölln, Prenzlauer Berg & Mitte
One of the most popular vegan places in Berlin, Brammibal’s is an entirely plant-based café serving a large variety of donuts, cake, breakfast dishes (french toast, waffles), lunch bowls, sandwiches (grilled cheese), smoothies and more.
Brammibals’s can be very crowded at times, especially during the weekend, but deserves its popularity due to its extraordinary and truly delicious dishes and their eye-catching food presentation (their Instagram is crazy, #foodporn).
Prices are very fair. Don’t get there too late as they might be sold out. They have free Wi-Fi and usually some gluten-free options.
Address: Maybachufer 8, 12047 Berlin (Neukölln) | Danziger Str. 65, 10435 Berlin (PBerg) | Alte Potsdamer Str. 7, 10785 Berlin (Mitte)
Transport: U8 Schönleinstraße (Neukölln) | U Eberswalder Str. or S Prenzlauer Alle (PBerg) | S+U Potsdamer Platz (Mitte)
- Opening Hours:Neukölln
Mo – Th: 10 am – 6 pm
Fr – Su: 10 am – 8 pm
Daily 10 am – 6 pm
Mo – Fr: 9 am – 8 pm
Sa: 10 am – 8 pm
Su: 10 am – 6 pm
3 | Mindful Life – YogaCafé in Prenzlauer Berg
In addition to a regular café, “Mindful Life” also offers yoga classes in their adjoining rooms. They have a number of different classes and teachers depending on your style and level.
The café is vegan-vegetarian with most dishes being vegan or veganisable. Besides a large selection of cakes and cookies, the menu includes various breakfast options such as muesli and granola or an acai bowl. During the weekend they additionally serve vegan pancakes with fresh fruit and cashew yoghurt. Savoury dishes include sandwiches, different bowls (avocado couscous, sweet potato quinoa) as well as soup, curry and lunch specials on Thursdays and Fridays. Of course, they also serve coffee, smoothies and a number of fresh juices.
The interior is modern and cozy. You can have a work meeting here making use of the free Wi-Fi.
- Address: Gleimstraße 40, 10437 Berlin
Transport: S41/S42/S8 & U2 Schönhauser Allee
- Opening Hours:Mo – We: closed
Th – Fr: 8:30 am – 6:30 pm
Sa: 9 am – 6:30 pm
Su: 10 am – 6:30 pm
4 | Haferkater in Prenzlauer Berg and Mitte
Haferkater is a vegetarian café specialised in sweet and savoury porridge. They have two locations – one in Mitte (Friedrichstr.) and one in Prenzlauer Berg – and are a popular breakfast and brunch destination. Their porridge can be topped with nuts, applesauce, chocolate, beetroot or a couple of other options.
Besides coffee, they also serve cake (banana bread and lemon cake), cookies, sandwiches and smoothies.
Haferkater is a great spot to get some work done (free Wi-Fi), get your daily caffeine dose or simply to meet up with some friends.
- Address: Eberswalder Str. 26, 10437 Berlin | Friedrichstraße 141, 10117 Berlin
Transport: U2 Eberswalder Str. (Prenzlauer Berg) | S+U Friedrichstraße (Mitte)
- Opening Hours:Mitte
Mo – Fr: 7 am – 8 pm
Sa – Su: 8 am – 8 pm
Mo – Fr: 7 am – 5 pm
Sa – Su: 8 am – 5 pm
5 | Jivamukti Canteen in Mitte
Not your typical café, the Jivamukti Canteen is part of the popular Jivamukti Yoga studio in Berlin Mitte. It is located in a backyard and as vegan and environmentally-friendly as it gets.
All dishes and drinks are being prepared in-house from entirely organic ingredients and are 100% vegan. Also, they only use reusable/recyclable packaging – if you’d like a salad or smoothie to go, you will get it in a glass jar (for a small deposit).
The menu ranges from burgers, soups, salads, cake, cookies, pastries, sandwiches to smoothies (try the Blueberry Ginger Kick) and coffee. They always have a couple of daily dishes (soup, salads) and to-go options in the fridge.
There are also usually a couple of raw and gluten-free options available.
Address: Brunnenstraße 29, 10119 Berlin
Transport: U8 Bernauer Str. / U8 Rosenthaler Str.
- Opening Hours:Mon-Fri: 6:45am – 10:45pm
Sat: 9:45am – 8:45pm
Sun: 8:30am – 9:45pm
6 | Café Largo in Wedding
Café Largo (formerly “Tassenkuchen”) is an all organic café in Berlin-Wedding. Located near Leopoldplatz it serves vegan breakfast options (unfortunately no vegan pancakes yet) such as burritos or muesli. It is well known for their cupcakes, some of which are vegan, and also serves cake, cookies and smoothies.
Everything is homemade and freshly prepared. The café offers lots of space for families and groups, but also guests trying to get some work done using the free Wi-Fi.
It can be quite crowded during weekends and if you arrive late, a lot of the delicious cupcakes & co. could already be sold out. =)
- Address: Malplaquetstraße 33, 13347 Berlin
Transport: U9 Nauener Platz or Leopoldplatz, U6 Seestr.
- Menu: vegetarian, vegan, 100% organic
Free Wi-Fi: yes
- Contact: Website
- Opening Hours:Mon-Sun: 10:30am – 7pm
Kitchen open 10:30am – 4pm
7 | Café Neue Liebe in Prenzlauer Berg
With its nautic theme, “Neue Liebe” is a comfy vegetarian café in Prenzlauer Berg. The menu includes about 80% vegan dishes including waffles with a number of different toppings (banana, ice cream, chocolate sauce, etc.), soup, salad, cake as well as a smoothie of the week. In addition, they serve a variety of sweet and savoury breakfast and sandwich options – all day long.
If you can, try the hot chocolate or mochaccino with plant-based cream on top together with a vegan croissant.
In summer it’s a perfect spot to sit outside and watch people passing by. There is free Wi-Fi, so take your time, relax or get some work done.
Address: Rykestraße 42, 10405 Berlin
Transport: U2 Eberswalder Straße or Senefelderplatz
- Opening Hours:Mo: 10 am – 6 pm
We – Su: 10 am – 6 pm
8 | Café Neundrei in Mitte
Somewhat hidden near Hackescher Markt in Mitte, Neundrei is a mostly vegan café serving great coffee, cakes, muesli bars, cookies, breakfast bowls, sandwiches and soup (only weekdays) as well as smoothies. If you’re in a hurry, grab a homemade salad to go from the fridge.
Located on a quiet street near beautiful Monbijoupark, Neundrei offers space up- and downstairs as well as some seats outside (if the weather allows it).
It is a popular place for employees of the area getting their afternoon coffee. However, regulars also include occasional tourists as well as freelancers and students using the free Wi-Fi.
Address: Monbijouplatz 2, 10178 Berlin
Transport: S-Bahn Hackescher Markt; U8 Weinmeisterstraße
- Opening Hours:Mo – Sa: 8 am – 6 pm
9 | GlücksCafé in Mitte
In case you’re looking for a coffee break in Mitte, “GlücksCafé” might be the place for you. Besides homemade coffee specialities, you can find a wonderful vegan-vegetarian food range. The breakfast menu includes bircher muesli, chia pudding and a vegan acai power beauty bowl with fruits and homemade granola.
Lunch dishes include a daily soup a vegetable carpaccio, a glutenfree ‘Glücks-Bowl’, as well as a veganisable filled sweet potato (kumpir). Additionally, you should try the fantastic banana bread with a peanut butter topping.
The café is beautifully decorated, creating a cozy atmosphere. Lamps and wall decoration are primarily made from upcycled products.
While there is enough space inside, it’s lovely to sit outside if the weather allows it.
- Address: Chausseestraße 48a, 10115 Berlin
Transport: U6 Schwartzkopffstraße
- Opening Hours:Mo: closed
Tu – Fr: 9 am – 3:30 pm
Sa – Su: 9 am – 6 pm
10 | Café Tietz & Cie in Tiergarten
Located in Berlin Tiergarten, Café Tietz & Cie is an entirely organic café serving coffee, sandwiches, breakfast (ask for the vegan one), cake and cookies, as well as salads and soup.
Their coffee is sourced from fairtrade and organic resources.
It is a very spacious place with seating outside and in the backyard, has free Wi-Fi and a relaxing atmosphere for a coffee break, meeting or simply to get some work done.
What makes “Tietz & Cie” special is their focus on reducing waste as much as possible. Therefore, they introduced a “cake happy hour” on Monday and Thursday. From 2 pm onwards, every piece of cake is only 2€ – so that’s an argument to visit.
- Address: Potsdamer Straße 77, 10785 Berlin
Transport: U1 Kurfürstenstr.
- Opening Hours:Mo – Fr: 8 am – 6:30 pm
Sa: 10 am – 6 pm
11 | Two Planets in Neukölln
Two Planets is an almost all-vegan café in Berlin-Neukölln. Their specialities are sweet and savoury sandwiches (dope ass toasts) topped with soy-mushrooms, avocado, bruschetta, PBJ or peanut butter and banana.
Besides toast, they also serve cake and cookies, salad and smoothies named after iconic celebrities. The “George Clooney” for instance is made from mixed berries, bananas and chia seeds.
Two Planets is a place to go for Berlin creatives, coffee addicts, expats and lots of hip Neuköllners. You will also find people working on their laptops here (free Wi-Fi). As there isn’t too much space inside, it can be quite crowded, especially on weekends.
Address: Hermannstraße 230, 12053 Berlin
Transport: U8 Boddinstraße
- Opening Hours:Mon-Sun: 9am – 6pm
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We also like:
- Café Velicious (100% vegan; specialised in cake; Facebook | Website)
- Fine Bagels (vegan options; free Wi-Fi; inside a bookshop; Facebook | Website)
- Hallesches Haus (beautiful space; vegan options; free Wi-Fi; article: HERE)
- Die Rebellion des Zimtsterns (entirely vegetarian with lots of vegan options; large space; free Wi-Fi; article: HERE)
- No Milk Today (entirely vegan; large space; article: HERE)
- Café Vux (100% vegan, weekend brunch, Facebook | Website)
- Pêle-Mêle (100% vegan, weekend brunch, free Wi-Fi, Facebook | Website)
- No58 Speiserei (vegetarian, lots of vegan options, free Wi-Fi; article: HERE)
- Vegan Tiger (100% vegan and organic, Facebook)
- Kauf dich glücklich Café (amazing vegan waffles; Facebook | Website)
- Orange Coffee (lots of vegan & vegetarian options including croissants; Facebook)
- Miss Ploff (vegan options; free Wi-Fi; article: HERE)
- Flop Café (entirely vegetarian, lots of vegan options such as falafel; free Wi-Fi, Facebook | Website)
- be’kech (Anticafé – pay by the minute, food and drinks free; free-Wi-Fi; Facebook | Website)
- Veg Room (entirely vegan; cake, breakfast and lunch options; Facebook)
- Geh Veg (entirely vegan; also serves ice cream; breakfast, lunch options, article: HERE)
ALL OVER BERLIN
Please note that in our “11 best vegan cafés in Berlin”-list we did not exclusively mention entirely vegan places, but also vegetarian and a very few omnivore locations. All places are vegan-friendly, meaning that they have a variety of vegan choices available (not only a salad or the like).
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Brammibal’s is also at Potsdamer Platz by now.
Thanks! You’re right. We’ve updated the section. : )
What about Ataya in Prenzlauerberg?!
Food is amazing!
It has been on our list, but unfortunately, we still haven’t made it there yet. We’ll definitely check it out 🙂
Valladares in Moabit?
DE: Hi Susanne, Valladares ist auf jeden Fall auf unserem Radar, jedoch für die Liste der Cafés aus unserer Sicht nicht ganz passend. Aber es wird sehr wahrscheinlich in ein paar anderen Listen (Burger, Restaurants) auftauchen ????
EN: As we primarily focused on cafés here, we didn’t include restaurants such as Valladares – however, we are quite sure that it will appear in other lists soon =)
Der Vegetarische Metzger in Bergmannstrasse ?
DE: Den “Vegetarischen Metzger” haben wir außen vor gelassen, weil es hier wirklich vorwiegend um Cafés gehen sollte. Es werden noch weitere Artikel, Listen, etc. folgen, bei den wir ihn sicher berücksichtigen können 🙂
EN: We didn’t mention the “Vegetarische Metzger” here due to our primary focus on cafés. There will be additional articles, lists, etc. where it will most likely be considered =)
Nice list ????
You forgot to check a super cosy cafe’ in Prenzlauerberg “Atayacaffe” Afro-Italian amazing food!
Good point! It’s been on our list for a while. We’ll check it out soon ????