When you think of creative, plentiful vegetarian food, Germany might not top your list. The country is synonymous with hearty meat dishes, with national favourites like Bratwurst and Currywurst centred around the sausage. However, Germany is also home to a thriving veggie scene – and Stuttgart is at the centre of it all. Its array of meat-free restaurants ranges from fast food to fine dining meaning there’s no shortage of spots to grab a delicious veggie meal. Here’s our guide to the best.

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Super Jami – Stuttgart’s vegan deli

This vegan deli has been winning fans since 2015. Its selection of soups, sandwiches and daily-changing mains are made entirely in-house – with fresh ingredients. There’s also a little shop on site, where you can take away some of Super Jami’s super scrumptious cookies, home-made sauces and condiments. The owners are well-known on the vegan scene and are published cookbook authors.

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Zom Schleggiga Egg – traditional vegetarian food in Stuttgart

Traditional German vegan food is by no means limited to sour crout and spätzle. Here you can sample national favourites such as maultascen – stuffed dumplings in an assortment of flavours – and Allgäuer Keesespätzle, a baked dish with vegan almond cheese and stewed onions. When you’ve finished devouring the signature savoury dishes, there are sweets treats like schwarzwälderkirsch and apple crumble waiting.

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Koerle und Adam – Stuttgart’s cosiest veggie eatery

This tiny restaurant delivers the most comforting vegan food within the cosiest hideaway. It’s one of Stuttgart’s trendiest hangouts, serving up Macadamiabrosel and a variety of exotic noodle dinners in a warm and homely environment. Reservations are essential in this little gem of a place; there aren’t many tables, so plan well ahead!

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Vegi Stuttgart – late night vegetarian treats

There aren’t many places that mix late-night indulgence with good quality vegetarian grub but Vegi Stuttgart is a rare find. Situated in the middle of the central Rathaus district, it specialises in falafels and serves until 4 am Thursday to Saturday (11 pm on other nights). Meaning you can get your veggie health fix – even after a night on the town. Prices are cheap too; at four euros for a freshly-made falafel platter, it’s a steal.

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Copper Bowl – pure veggie food at its best

When you’re satisfied that traditional German food extends beyond Bratwursts and Shnitzels, try a different cuisine. Copper Bowl is an Indian restaurant, conjuring up curries focused on vegetables, tofu and grains. It’s a little out of town, but the journey to the suburb of Esslingen is worth it. It’s authentic Southern Indian food at its best – and not a slab of meat in sight.

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Cassiopeia – widest veggie selection in Stuttgart

Cassiopeia is a tapas bar with a whole lot of atmosphere and a veggie food selection to match. It serves some of the most impressive vegetarian and vegan dishes in the city and offers an abundance of choice for a meat-free feast. Food is served within the comfort of its rustic interior, or in its eclectic back yard, which is decorated with bric-a-brac and surrounded by flowers and shrubs.

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