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Bornaische Strasse 54, 04277, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
+49 341 2319126
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Tiverton, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016

This was our second visit to Zest and we were not disappointed. Mind you, in order to book a table on a Saturday evening we had to eat early (1700hrs) because it's so popular and that is completely unsurprising because it's a real gem of a restaurant. At first sight it looks small and somewhat spartan with its plain wooden... More 

Thank LifeSparkle
Bonn, Germany
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

I'm telling you people, this was one of the best things I've ever eaten! Whether you're a vegan or not, I highly recommend coming here and trying some of the food because it's so interesting and diverse. It took quite a while to place our order and then to get the food, that's why I'm only giving the place 4... More 

Thank sophietashina
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

We are not vegans but were brought here by vegans. We have had vegan food in other places especially in the States at some of the highly touted vegan restaurants. I have to say that we thought this was the best vegan food we have ever had.

Thank Stanley S
Berlin, Germany
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 5, 2016

This is our favourite restaurant in Leipzig by far. And considering that my wife and I are meat-eaters and that this is a vegan restaurant, I think this speaks for itself. The menu changes often, which means if you go there again, chances are you will have a new set of choices. The dishes are always beautifully presented, but more... More 

Thank Eric S
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 9, 2016

This is perhaps the best vegan restaurant I have found anywhere. The decor was nice, the service was great, the presentation was excellent, and the food was AMAZING. I was basically licking the sauce off the plate. If I lived closer to Leipzig, I would visit very regularly. 10 out of 10 on all levels.

Thank Barnabous
Zurich, Switzerland
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2016

this place must be heaven for vegan food lovers. the chefs are highly passionated and very creative. fascinating what meals you can create without using any animal products. you better book a table in advance! ...

Thank PieterShuler
Bristol, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2015

Zest is a real gem of a restaurant, a little out of the centre of Leipzig towards the south of the city. It's easy to find though - you can get a tram almost to the door. The food was superb, and the all-veggie menu offered so much to choose from, with plenty on offer for vegans too. It's not... More 

Thank Mookie200
Tiverton, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 5, 2015

This restaurant lies in Connewitz, the Left quarter of the city. It's wise to book if you wish to eat at this super little restaurant for it's very popular. We didn't so had to sit at a pavement table which was a bit draughty and noisy but still worth it for the meal was excellent, the staff helpful and friendly,... More 

Thank LifeSparkle
Vienna, Austria
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 22, 2015

We came there on the search of a good vegan place to eat and were more than impressed. Although the tiny restaurant (reservation highly recommended) is very spartanic the food was high class - super tasty, creative and very well presented. Definitely the best of our vegan-Germany-tour (and we were at Kopp's in Berlin as well ;-). Pricing was reasonable... More 

Thank Monotremata
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70 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
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Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bornaische Strasse 54, 04277, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Saxony  >  Leipzig
  • Phone Number: +49 341 2319126

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?