Top Vegetarian-Friendly Countries in the World


With increasing number of people turning towards Vegetarianism and veganism for better health, different countries in the world are also welcoming Vegetarian tourist with amazing food. As proven in a lot of research meat increases the risk of cancer many people all over the world started to take up Vegetarian and Vegan diets. Earlier it was assumed that it is difficult for a Vegetarian person to survive in many countries, but now this is not case many countries serve their Vegetarian Tourist with a mouth smacking treat. These are the top countries serving the best Vegetarian meals.


India is very well known for its vegetarian Cuisine and Veganism has got popular in India only after 2016. India is probably one amongst the few countries in the world where up to 40% of the population is Vegetarian. The land of Spices considers six different flavors that exist; are sweet, salty, spicy, bitter, sour and astringent. In India every region has its special cuisine some of the famous vegetarian cuisine are Gujarati, Jain, Assamese, Punjabi, South Indian, Maharashtrian, and the best one is Indian chaat. Most of the cuisine is inspired by the Arabic and Portuguese culture.

Some of the famous dishes are Veg biryani, Pav Bhaji, Chaat, Masala Dosa, Daal bati churma, crurry chawal and much more. Also a lot os sweets are famous here but the best of them are Gulab Jamun, Sandesh,  Modak,  Payasam, Barfi , Phirni, Kulfi and many more. Never miss the masala chai in India

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In 2019 the Plant based dishes and foods have gained high popularity and it will continue in 2020 as well. With a lot of Malaysian, Indian, Taiwanese, Thai, Mexican and many Vegan restaurants have seen a great increase in foot fall, both of tourist and local. The Vegan especially has got into trend last year with increase in awareness about the harms of consuming red meat.


Germany a country of beef and sausages is now one of the most vegan friendly nations. The traditional German Cuisine included a lot of meat because it is a country with extremely cold climate, but now this is not the case. You can kind a Vegetarian or vegan version of a German dish in every restaurant. Some of the dishes one must try are Kässpätzle, Rote Grütze, Grumbeerwaffele, Sauerkrautsuppe, Schupfnudeln mit Sauerkraut, Thüringer Klöße, Obatzda, trat, etc.


Taiwan needs no introduction, when it comes to vegetarian food. 1/3 of the population in Taiwan follows Buddhism and they prefer to follow vegetarian diet. You will find vegetarian food in local as well as international cuisines. Some of the dishes you must try are veg dumplings, veggies and rice, Japanese style curries, teiy ban fan, chili tofu and desserts like bao Bing, pineapple cake, Tofu pudding.


Asia’s 2nd most vegan friendly country in the world, after Taiwan. It has more than 1200 Vegan friendly restaurants. With a lot of restaurants based on Indian, Mexican, and local Singaporean cuisines, have Vegetarian and Vegan meal option.


Although USA is amongst the countries with highest meat consumption rates worldwide, still it has many vegan restaurants available in USA. As people here are turning more health conscious it is giving a chance to the plant based restaurants and vegetarian restaurants to flourish not only in big cities but also in small towns. You will find many cuisines here from Indian, Malaysian, Japanese, Italian, Mexican and many more.


Hands down no other country can beat Italy in serving Vegetarian cuisine, It has many traditional and new dishes based on Vegan and Vegetarian ingredients. Some of the popular choices are vegetable concoctions, risottos, salads and pasta dishes found in rural trattorias and truck stops, hip urban cafés and smart ristorantes. Many of the restaurants here have completely gone vegan and some have all the options on their menu.