Top 5 Vegan Restaurants in Amsterdam

Amsterdam is one of the top tourist destinations in Europe because of its rich heritage and extensive food options. 

Vegefied has complied a list of some great restaurants every vegan must try if they are visiting the city!

Updated: 18 July 2019

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Amsterdam is truly a heaven on earth. From bright tulip fields to funky art, it has a lot to offer. One of the best things about the city is its vegan food hotspots. If you are new to the city and looking for a good place to eat, here is the list of the best vegan restaurants in Amsterdam.

De Culinaire Werkplaats

Serving 100% Vegan food, De Culinaire Werkplaats offers an amazing dining experience.  Their chefs use the concepts of Amsterdam’s architecture, flowers, and other inspirations to create edible works of art. The food is not just a delight for eyes but comforting for the heart as well. This place is the best option not just for veggies but for people who love art and want to try some special and unique dishes.


Vegefied Tip: The place adds a new theme every few months so visit it frequently to experience something different and exciting.

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Beter en Leuk

Beter En Leuk is a vegan restaurant and a conceptual shop that has some lovely items on display for sale. It is very small and cozy café with outdoor seating as well. Their menu includes many vegan and gluten-free dishes. It offers a variety of specialities for lunch such as vegetarian salads, soups and delicious cauliflower crust pizzas. The restaurant also offers mouth-watering additional specials which are truly a treat for your taste buds. Also, their Sunday vegan brunch is a must-try if you love buffets.

Vegefied Tip: Their vegan brownie goes straight to the heart so do try it out.




A laid back, cozy vegan lunchroom, Deshima has its own store of well-stocked organic food. This is also the only place in Amsterdam that sells gluten powder. Their menu is 100% vegan. People love their assortment of add-ons like pita with hummus and veggie quiche. Deshima also offers amazing coffee, beer, wine, and delicious desserts. The place has a cozy and calm environment where you can read books, novels or have a lovely talk with that someone special.

Vegefied Tip: if you love cooking register yourself for the cooking and baking classes in the shop downstairs. 




Popular for its mouth-watering and high-quality vegan food, Betty’s offers a set of four-course meal. Their menu is bursting with dishes ranging from spring rolls to freshly baked cakes. If you don’t want to order a full meal, you can also go for a la carte. However, a full four-course menu will give a variety of options. The food is always accompanied by great organic beers and wines. You won’t feel any guilt going to this place as the team pours their heart to serve the best meal. They also give cooking classes to people where you can learn “over Betty’s shoulder.”

Vegefied Tip: The restaurant’s ambience is perfect to book a surprise dinner for someone special.




Another nature inspired hangout place is H/eart.h in Amsterdam. The cozy environment allows you to spend quality time with your friends and family.

The menu has 95% vegan dishes such as gnocchi, fresh salads, pasta, vegetable sushi rolls, and vegan tiramisu. Each item has ingredients mentioned on the menu so you can order food based on your dietary needs. You can also listen to live music or go through the art gallery while you are there.

Vegefied Tip: This place can get pretty busy during lunch and dinner times. Make a reservation beforehand to avoid inconvenience. 

We are sure you are going to love each restaurant, however, we advise you to try out more as Amsterdam has plenty of restaurants offering vegan options. 

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