Brunch - meal of British origin that combines breakfast with lunch. These meals are usually eaten on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays, when the whole family wakes up later and gathers quietly and joyfully around the table. Brunch also means eating slowly and tasting various delicacies in one large meal.
Brunch may not be a Portuguese fashion, but it is certainly a tradition that is here to stay ...
From juices, granolas, pancakes, toasts, these 10 restaurants bring everything together in delicious menus so you can eat well and healthily without looking at the clock.
You voted, and these are the 10 best Veggie brunches in the country. Ready to start exploring them next weekend?
Please note: we aim to provide the most up-to-date information. However, due to these uncertain and unstable times, it is difficult to always know if the businesses are indeed open. For any other safety details, or timings, we advise you to check with venues in advance of your visit. But otherwise, cheers to a yummy brunch.
1. O Botanista, Lisbon
Arguably the most voted - O Botanista brunch in Lisbon could not be more complete or more varied. Serving “brunch all day long” this menu, in addition to being healthy, and made with 100% plant-based ingredients, is the favourite of this community. If you still think that vegans only eat salads you will be totally dazzled with this brunch... From scrambled tofu, to pancakes, fermented “cheese”, to cakes, to guacamole, etc. O Botanista has everything for a very tasty and lazy Sunday. We invite you to book a table and enjoy this experience with a 20% discount available only at Veond - Menu 20% discount Brunch O Botanista.
Monday to Sunday from 12:00 - 22:00
2. Xéxéxé, Costa da Caparica
Xéxéxé is known for their “brunch”. Serving the famous “Full English”, from sausage to bean sauce, everything is homemade with 100% vegetable and mostly organic ingredients in a low waste fashion. If you are thinking of going to the beach and eating something this weekend, Xéxéxé is waiting for you until 5pm.
Thursday to Monday from 12:30 - 15:30, 19:00 - 22:30 and Sunday from 11:30 - 17:00
3. Aloha Café, Sesimbra
Winner of the second place in the list of the best veggie terraces in the country, Aloha Café is also one of the most voted in the Best Brunch category. In a relaxed and well decorated space with a fantastic terrace overlooking the beach of Sesimbra, here everything is 100% vegetarian and prepared with organic, local ingredients. We suggest a bowl of organic açaí, a board of pancakes, a natural orange juice and an organic cold tea.
Sunday to Thursday from 09:00 to 19:00 and Friday and Saturday - 09:00 to 22:00
4. Terraréa, Matosinhos
Fresh, quality bread, irresistible pancakes, original and delicious shakes, nutritious and healthy smoothie bowls. Sounding good? In this florist with a vegetarian cafeteria, time goes by at the slow pace of nature and Terrárea guarantees satisfaction with a healthy breakfast or brunch.
Tuesday to Saturday from 10:00 to 19:00
5. Manjerica, Lisbon
Here everything is “deliciously healthy”. With an average price of 16 euros per person, Manjerica’s brunch has options for all tastes. From classic pancakes with peanut butter, to avocado toast with aromatic herbs, to cold drinks and lemonades, the difficulty will really be choosing what to eat.
Sunday to Friday from 08:30 to 23:00
6. Local - Your healthy kitchen Avenida, Lisbon
Although it is not a 100% vegetarian restaurant, Local is a restaurant that serves healthy options for everyone. On weekends, reserve your table to enjoy your brunch as this place gets easily full.
Monday to Sunday from 09:00 to 23:00
7. Functional Cake, Matosinhos
For those days when you feel like eating something sweet and guilt free, Cake Funcional artisan pastry is the ideal option. All meals here are made without refined sugars or gluten and everything is made with ingredients of high nutritional value and has lots of vegetarian and vegan options. We suggest a slice of brigadeiro cake, a bowl of red fruits, artisan breads, yogurt, fresh juices and anything you want from the menu.
Monday to Saturday from 12:00 to 19:00
8. Jaya - Coffee Co. & Brunch, Loulé
All Day Brunch is a must. From pancakes, bagels, bubble tea or smoothie bowls, nothing is left out of the menu in this brunch that has been making the delights of those visiting Loulé. And if you're going to the Algarve, set aside a day for this experience and be sure to try the magnificent toasts of spicy tofu with peanut butter.
Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 to 15:00
9. 8 Health Lounge, Lisbon
In this spot right in the historic center of Lisbon, you will find healthy, creative and delicious options for breakfast, brunch and / or lunch. Everything in this restaurant has been thought to the smallest detail so that you can enjoy healthy meals while you stroll and discover the city. Pick your brunch from a selection of various smoothies, colorful lattes, toasts, tacos, juices or fresh fruit shots.
Monday to Thursday from 09:00 to 20:00, Friday from 09:00 to 15:00 and Sundays from 09:00 to 20:00
10. Bowl - Straight flavours, Lisbon
At Bowl Lisboa all the food is healthy, without refined sugars or lactose and is served in bowls. The brunch menu, served exclusively on Saturdays and Sundays, consists of a drink, half a bowl of oats or smoothie, a waffle or toast, coffee or tea or an energy ball.
Monday to Friday from 09:00 to 18:00 and Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 to 18:00
If you want to vote for the other categories in this survey - best snacks, best burger, best pastry, etc.- you can still do so through this link: Veond survey app "Veggie Restaurant's Best of".
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