12 Vegan / Vegetarian Friendly Restaurants
Tunus Cad. No: 49. Çankaya, Ankara, Turkey
Cuisine: Vegan, Western, Middle Eastern, Turkish
Opened Dec 2014, this is a vegan cafe serving Turkish and continental cuisine (salads, panini, sandwiches). Colorful space with a communal table in the center of the room. Sometimes hosts performances. Kitchen hours are 2-9pm; other times there's tea, coffee, cake. Reopened Sep 2016 following relocation from Kızılırmak Sokak 15/7.
Simsek Sk 13/A, Asagı Ayranci Cankaya, Ankara, Turkey
Cuisine: International, Organic, Raw, Salad bar, Juice bar, Beer/Wine, Delivery
Only vegan and vegetarian restaurant where you can enjoy falafels, made-in-house food, special dishes, various fresh juices and much more. Has a romantic and comfortable atmosphere. Holds many activities as well, such as movies, milongas and health meetings with professionals. Wi-Fi.
Konur Sok, No 63/13, Ankara, Turkey
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, International, Italian, Western, Beer/Wine, Turkish, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Offers a vegetarian/vegan section on menu, with 5 dishes, plus others that can be made vegan. Live music events. Located on the top floor of an apartment building and once you have reached the door, just ring the bell. The cafe, which looks like an actual apartment, consists of an indoor sitting area and a big terrace.
Tunali Hilmi Caddesi 83/A, Kavaklidere, Ankara, Turkey
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, Western, Turkish, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Located in Tunali, Ankara and opens at 9am. The menu in English and Turkish includes salads, pizza, and pasta, and fresh juices. Smoking is permitted. Has Wi-Fi access. Brunch on Sunday.
Hosdere Cad 176/B, Cankaya, Ankara, Turkey
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Chinese, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Menu has a small veggie section with a few vegan options. Also veggie options in the other sections of menu are marked with a green V.
Arjantin Cad. 18, Ankara, Turkey
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, Juice bar, Turkish, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Popular restaurant near the Sheraton Hotel in Ankara. Has a few ovo-veg and lacto-vegetarian dishes. Waiters speak limited English, menu is in both Turkish and English. Has Wi-Fi access.
100. Yıl İşçi Blokları Mahallesi 1533. Sokak 2/24 Çankaya, Ankara, Turkey
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Western, Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. An arty cafe in lively university neighborhood of Yuzuncu Yil. Food, paintings and sometimes live music. Walking distance to ODTU and Cankaya University. Has vegan-vegetarian options such as Italian style pasta, vegan burger varieties, falafel, vegan pastry, and occasionally vegetable soup. Staff usually consists of university students so they can speak English. Though not labeled every veg option has either vegan or sebze (vegetable) word in its name.
Bayindir 2 Sokak 62/B Kizilay, Ankara, Turkey
Cuisine: Middle Eastern, Turkish, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Calm atmosphere and music with free Wi-Fi. Organizes free film screenings and meetings. Offers plenty of vegan suitable choices.
Selanik Street, 82/32 Kızılay-Çankaya, Ankara, Turkey
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Fusion, Turkish, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. A political and social cafe that hosts live music and events. In 2014 added tempeh and falafel to its menu. Staff is informed about veganism and will assist.
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