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(Updated) 7 Places To Eat As A Vegan In Skopje

Updated: Nov 24, 2023

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Being a vegan or vegetarian, or with any other food preferences when travelling abroad could be a challenging thing, and make you worry at some point before or during your trip.

Although maybe as a vegetarian you can do a combination of dishes when you go out to eat, at some point you probably want to have a full lunch based on what you eat, for vegans and vegetarians. Given that, we have prepared a short list of places where you could find vegan food in the capital city of Skopje.

Photo: Vegan365Kitchen via Facebook

Vegan365Kitchen is a small vegan cafe and a fast food restaurant that opened in December 2017. The place is located right behind the famous church "St. Clement of Ohrid" in the very center of the city.

Some of their menus consists of burgers like Falafel, Veggieburger, Soyburger, and Cheeseburger. There are also sandwiches like Ham and cheese sandwich, Bun with patty, Cheese toast, as well as portions like Protein portions, Patties with cashew sour cream, etc. You could also get a Chia pudding, Snickers truffle, Chocolate muffin, Cheesecake, coffees, and freshly squeezed juices..

Open from 9 AM to 6:30 PM from Monday to Friday and 11 AM to 6:30 PM on Saturday. It's closed on Sunday. Location.

2. Vega

Photo: Vega via Facebook

Various cakes, vegan sweets, and smoothies can be found in the restaurant Vega, which is their specialty. Vega is located on Franklin Ruzvelt 20 in Centar.

Their menu is versatile and consists of numerous options from breakfast, desserts, smoothies, salads, and juices.

Open from 8 AM to 8 PM from Monday to Friday, 9 AM - 3 PM on Saturday, and closed on Sunday. Location.

Photo: Bistraw Zdravo Zivo via Facebook

"Healthy Never Tasted so Good" is the motto of the restaurant Bistraw Zdravo Zivo which claims that they use only thermally unprocessed food or food that has not been processed at a temperature above 46 degrees Celsius.

You can get breakfast like Shake, Pudding, Granola Bar, and Muesli. For lunch, Bistraw Zdravo Zivo is offering Pizza, Tagliatelli/Spaghetti, Lasagna, Stuffed mushrooms, Moussaka, and Raw Burger. There are also desserts like Chocolate hazelnut or Almond cake, Triple chocolate, Bayadera, as well as smoothies, drinks and coffee.

Open from 10 AM to 6 PM Monday to Friday, 9 AM - 5 PM on Saturday and closed on Sunday. Location.

Photo: Levant via Instagram

The middle eastern restaurant located in East Gate Mall, Levant beside the many meat options, offers several vegan dishes.

There, you can enjoy some Falafel dish or wrap, Fattoush Salad, Tabule, cream soup, Baba Ganoush, and so on.

Open from 10 AM to 10 PM everyday. Location.

Healthyish restaurant in Skopje

Photo: Healthyish via Facebook

A healthy food restaurant with a diverse menu that offers healthy desserts, smoothies, chia puddings, juices, sandwiches, salads, various types of butters, and more.

Their menu includes gluten-free options ensuring a guilt-free experience.

With two convenient locations, you can visit them at: Leptokarija (open from 8:30 AM - 10 PM) or at Debar maalo (open from 8 AM - 10 PM). They're open on Sundays from 10 AM to 4 PM.

6. Dren

Photo: Dren via Facebook

Dren is a restaurant that offers a wide range of culinary options for vegetarians, vegans and pescatarians. The menu includes fresh salads, juices, smoothies, burgers, desserts and a variety of drinks. Opening hours are Monday to Friday from 9 AM to midnight and Saturdays and Sundays from 10 AM to 6 PM.

Photo: Markt Kitchen via Facebook

Health food Restaurant & Specialty store, offers food to order or prepared food to go. No matter your dietary preference - whether you're vegan, vegetarian, pescatarian, keto enthusiast, paleo follower or looking for protein-packed meals - the menu has something for everyone. Discover a variety of high-protein meals, gluten-free options, protein-rich smoothies and sugar-free treats. You can conveniently order online or visit the restaurant at East Gate Mall, City Mall and Chelsea Business Center

Open from 7:30 AM to 10 PM Monday to Friday, 8:30 AM to 10 PM Saturday and Sunday.

Quick bite

If you are looking for a small, quick bite, Cig Kofte may be something for your choice, as there are several vegan items on the menu. The small restaurant is located at the entrance of the Old Bazaar in Skopje, from the direction of the main square.

If you are looking for some seitan and falafel sandwiches, Fast food Nino, located in the City Trade Center (GTC) could be a option.


Pro tip: A popular website for Vegan/Vegetarian options in cities around the world is HappyCow.


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