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Bornaische Strasse 54, 04277 Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
0341 / 231 91 26
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • 8
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Best onion rings in the world

I always go there when I m around Leipzig and never got disapppointed. Soups are amazing and fresh, burgers are so tasty you don't want them to be over. Chips great and raw cut. Onion rings were HUGE and freshly made. I always ask for a fruit smooth and my fav is cocumber, kiwi and basil. Don't... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 2, 2014
JoMitraglia
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37 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I always go there when I m around Leipzig and never got disapppointed. Soups are amazing and fresh, burgers are so tasty you don't want them to be over. Chips great and raw cut. Onion rings were HUGE and freshly made. I always ask for a fruit smooth and my fav is cocumber, kiwi and basil. Don't miss Zest and... More 

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Reykjavik, Iceland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

This place is out of this world! The food is amazing, the flavors in the dish mix in such an harmonious way, almost hard to describe.. You REALLY have to try it! Great place also if you are with a meat lover because they will also love it, true story... ;) I had never tasted such a great vegan meal... More 

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Cairns, Australia
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

The food AMAZING, cocktails DELICOUS... you certainly will need a while to go through the menu which was surprisingly long. The Food presentation was beautiful set up. There were quite a few ingredients that were new to me but it made the dining more adventurous. If I was just about to review the food/drinks I certainly would have given it... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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69 reviews 69 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

Not being a vegetarian, this is one of the few v places I could thoroughly enjoy ! Went with two friends, and tasted everything we chose - each dish was simply excellent ! Both my companions (one of then vegetarian) had the same opinion. Tasty dishes, kind service. Thank you, will return when next time in Leipzig !

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Napier, New Zealand
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108 reviews 108 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

My girlfriend and I ate at "Zest" on Saturday night....neither of us are what you would call staunch vegans, but we try and eat food with little or no animal products most of the time. The menu at Zest was quite incredible! - I am so impressed with what they are able to do with the ingredients they have. We... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013 via mobile

This is a true place in every sense!!! Genuine prepared food. Creative original dishes and with an complicated service A little outside the centre but worthwhile the 4km.

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013 via mobile

I am probably going again for the brunch tomorrow! The interior of the place is minimal and nice. The food and wine we had were excellent.

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UK
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

We went based on the reviews. It's a trek out from town and the staff are super cool and a bit snooty. Food is nice and its great for veggies as everything is veggie and the menu changes every month depending on the veg available. We had parsnip soup (which was delicious) Risotto balls which were very nicely presented but... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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105 reviews 105 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
176 helpful votes 176 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

We had an amazing New Year's Eve dinner at Zest, comprising 8 courses! There was one sitting which commenced at 1830 with a cocktail with an amuse buche. Course 1: Sanddornsuppe (Sea Buckthorn Soup); Course 2: Anchochillies im Polentamantel, gefullt mit Koriander-Knoblauchkrem und mango Thaichilli coulis (Ancho Chillies coated in polenta and stuffed with coriander and garlic cream with a... More 

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Barnet, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012

My wife and I took our son and his wife to this small vegetarian/vegan restaurant in South Leipzig. The menu is in English as well as German, and changes seasonally. The burgers were amazing - you have to choose 5 times from a range of fillings - and my wife was ecstatic about her 'meze' - a wonderful selection of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Bornaische Strasse 54, 04277 Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Saxony  >  Leipzig
  • Phone Number: 0341 / 231 91 26
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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