Finland,  Food

Vegan Helsinki quick travel guide 2023

Being a Helsinki local, it only makes sense to finally have a page dedicated to the vegan food spots in town! In this Helsinki guide, I collect all my favourite restaurants & cafes to dine at, and also include a map of all the places. This makes it easy to find a place when you visit town – make sure to save this guide for your trip to Helsinki!

vegan Helsinki
Helsinki, Finland

Vegan Helsinki – map

Trip map courtesy of Wanderlog, a road trip planner on iOS and Android

Helsinki has over 10 vegan restaurants, 5 vegan cafes and tons of vegan-friendly restaurants (those with plenty of veg options). I’ve marked them all on the map and you can find a list below, with links to their web pages to check menus and opening times.

Vegan restaurants (green on map)

  1. Thai Vegan Kitchen – Lapinlahdenkatu 9, 00100 Helsinki
  2. Junk Y Vegan – Postikuja 2, 00100 Helsinki
  3. Bun2Bun – vegan burgers – Punavuori and Kallio, Helsinki
  4. Sen Chay Vietnamese – Siltasaarenkatu 3-5, 00530 Helsinki
  5. Loving Hut – Kolmas linja 17, 00530 Helsinki
  6. Peace Kitchen (temporarily closed) – noodle bar at Pengerkatu 24, Kallio
  7. Kasvisravintola Brindavan – Kumpulantie 1, 00520 Helsinki
  8. Magu – fine dining, reservation needed – Korkeavuorenkatu 27, 00130
  9. Vegan Food Box – fast food kiosk – Museokatu 12, Helsinki
  10. Ravintola Lohtu – salad bowls – Hakaniemi market hall
  11. Kippo (Plants By Us) (temporarily closed) – Forum shopping centre 3rd floor

Vegan-friendly restaurants (blue on map)

  1. Yes Yes Yes – romantic resto-bar, reservation needed – Iso Roobertinkatu 1, 00120 Helsinki
  2. Hills Dumplings – Kalevankatu 17, 00100 Helsinki
  3. Green Hippo – wholefood bowls and more – in Punavuori, Kallio and Töölö, Helsinki
  4. Sushibar+Wine – Fredrikinkatu, City Centre and Kallio restaurants in Helsinki
  5. The Saigonese – Vietnamese kitchen and coffee – Lapinlahdenkatu 21, 00100 Helsinki
  6. Putte’s Bar and Pizza – Kalevankatu 6, 00100 Helsinki
  7. MoMo Punavuori – Pursimiehenkatu 8, 00150 Helsinki
  8. Levant Helsinki – Bulevardi 15, 00120 Helsinki
  9. Addis Ethiopian Kitchen – Sturenkatu 28, 00510 Helsinki
  10. Momotoko – ramen bowls, vegan menu – City centre and Kallio restaurants in Helsinki
  11. Onda – Hämeentie 13 b, 00530 Helsinki
  12. Fafa’s Helsinki – chain of fast food eateries around town
  13. Zucchini Vegetarian Cafe – elegant veggie lunch spot downtown – Fabianinkatu 4, 00130
  14. Banu Café – Persian vegan lunch buffet and desserts – Heino Kasken katu 4c, 00180
  15. Mount Kailash Nepalese – Tyynenmerenkatu 5, 00220 Helsinki
  16. Ravintola Gurkha Nepalese – Hiihtäjäntie 1, 00810 Helsinki
  17. Kahvila Verso – veggie lunch buffet – Hiihtomäentie 37, 00800 Helsinki

Vegan & vegan-friendly cafés (brown on map)

  1. Round – vegan donut cafés – Iso Roobertinkatu 16, 00120
  2. Kahvila Rakastan – vegan Finnish delicacies – Mannerheimintie 13 B, 00100
  3. Encanto Art Café – vegan – Maneesikatu 1-3, 00170 Helsinki
  4. Roots vegan café & yoga studio – Eurantie 8, 00550 Helsinki
  5. Espresso Edge – Liisankatu 29, 00170 Helsinki
  6. Makers Kahvila Lauttasaari – Heikkiläntie 10, 00210 Helsinki
  7. Outrun café Pasila – Asemapäällikönkatu 3, 00520 Helsinki
  8. Gateau Helsinki – Viides linja 10, 00530 Helsinki
  9. Relove Helsinki – second hand store and cafés in Helsinki
  10. Ipi Kulmakuppila – bright café with vegan brunch option – Porthaninkatu 13, Helsinki

These are the restaurants where you are sure to find some good vegan food! Other than this, most of the restaurants in Helsinki offer at least one vegan option. All cafes offer plant milk now and local food & café chains Kotipizza, Picnic, Fazer Café, Robert’s Coffee and Espresso House also have vegan options.

Be sure to also check out these specific food related posts on Veganhaven:

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Would you like travel advice for your trip to Finland? I’m happy to help. I offer free guidance for solo travellers to small groups, in English. This could further include a walking tour in Helsinki with a vegan lunch spot. I can also give you general advice for your trip. Get in touch!

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Last updated on October 2nd, 2023


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