Looking for the best vegan restaurants in Barcelona? With cured ham, chorizo and tortilla de patata being big staples in Spanish cuisine, eating vegan can seem a bit daunting. Fortunately, most major cities in Spain are expanding on their food scene with alternative restaurants popping up left and right. If you’re looking for plant-based eateries with food that’s not only 100% cruelty-free, but also delicious then Barcelona is the place to be.
Whether you’re craving some vegan seafood or something sweet like carrot cake, we’ve got you covered!
Best Vegan Restaurants BarcelonaHow do these rankings work?
BarCeloneta is the place to be for those wanting to eat all the Spanish cuisine from tapas to Paella. Their vegan seafood Paella is easily the best in all of Catalonia! The plant-based prawns and calamari will have you coming back again and again. They also offer raw options and a great variety of organic wine.
Teresa Carles is a perfect blend of charm, service and Catalan flavour. The founder, Teresa Carles, has spent 35 years learning the ins and outs of her dishes, ensuring that they are both nutritious and tasty. Be sure to try the croquettes!
Cat Bar is a must for anyone who loves a good burger. This trendy burger joint has seriously cracked the code on texture and flavour when it comes to burgers. Tucked away on indiscreet la Borria in El Born, it’s the perfect spot for a quick bite after exploring Gotico. In addition to their wide range of juicy burgers, they’ve also got an impressive beer menu.
Vegan sushi, anyone? Roots & Rolls puts a plant-based spin on all of your favourite sushi and maki. They know how to get creative with their alternatives, too. Jackfruit, pumpkin, egg plant and roma tomatoes are just a few of the ingredients they use to create the perfect alternative fish.
A sister restaurant to Teresa Carles, Flax & Kale can’t be missed. While they are not 100% vegan, they do have a very diverse vegan menu for breakfast, brunch, dinner and dessert. Their vegan pizzas, pho, curry and “oysters” make Flax & Kale a fan favourite in Barcelona.
If you’re looking for something a little fancier, treat yourself to this authentic Catalan bistro. Rasoterra prides itself on being voted the number one meat-free restaurant in Barcelona and focusing on seasonal dishes.
A quick metro from the city centre to Barcelona’s barrio Gracia will land you right at Quinoa Bar Vegetaria. They offer a full range of vegan eats with everything from burgers and pasta to wraps to world-class carrot cake.