Since Eastern European and Baltic cuisine seems fairly heavily centred on meat and potatoes, it's understandable to think that finding vegan food in Lithuania would be a major challenge. However, Vilnius is possibly the best city in the Baltics for a variety of vegan cafes and restaurants and is very vegan and vegetarian-friendly.While some countries struggle to understand the concept of vegan (or, in my case, 'no lactose' or 'no dairy'), Lithuania is easily ahead of the crowd with their understanding of dietary requirements. You can even find vegan versions of traditional Lithuanian foods so no need to miss out on that classic Baltic cuisine!Vilnius is easily my favourite Baltic city (and possibly my favourite city in general, although I am slightly biased since my family is originally from Lithuania) and I love the food scene there. They adore their coffee, the beer options are extensive and they are certainly on the instagrammable cafe trend! I have included all my favourite vegan and vegan-friendly cafes and restaurants below, as well as the few I haven't yet been to (watch this space! I'm back next month so maybe there will be even more recommendations...). Enjoy the delicious food of Lithuania and fall in love with vegan Vilnius!
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