The restaurant HUM is located at Helmholtzplatz in Berlin – Prenzlauer Berg. This Vietnamese restaurant serves the top vegan and vegetarian dishes you will find throughout Prenzlauer Berg. The best way to reach the HUM is via the underground station Eberswalder Straße, which is also directly on Kastanienallee.
The HUM is a restaurant run by the Le family and opened in Prenzlauer Berg in early July 2016. It is located in close proximity to the coffee roastery Pakolat, the shop Goldhahn & Sampson, which sells everything related to cooking and kitchens and even offers cooking classes. All the food and drinks you can order at the restaurant are made from old family recipes and turned into vegan creations. The restaurant gets its fruit and vegetables from regional farmers and suppliers, the tofu is made in Berlin and is, like almost all other ingredients, certified with a bio-seal. In addition to their aroma and nutrient richness, all dishes are enchanting with their extraordinary, exotic aesthetics and are prepared without any flavour enhancers such as glutamate.
By the way, the word HUM has its origin in the Sanskrit mantra “Om Mani Padme Hum”. It means that the Bodhi spirit blossoms in the hearts of the people, a process of knowledge anchored in Buddhism that plays a central role in Buddha’s teachings of salvation.
The HUM immediately convinced us qualitatively. The ambiance is typically Asian, inside you will probably notice the paper lamps and the light wood interior, with vertical gardening installations with exotic plants and books for all ages.