Het Natuurhuis Antwerpen

Overall rating: 3.5 stars 3 Reviews
Well-stocked organic food shop, has vegetarian food stuff, homeopathy, and more. more-less
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First Review by kothariadi
Lomedin
Lomedin
15

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  • vegan

Unfortunately, there aren't other options

2 Posted on 02 / 01 / 2012

This is one of the biggest bio shops in Antwerp (if not the only big one). This company got shops all around Belgium. Unfortunately, they are killing all other little shops. Alas, Natuurhuis offers organic products of all kind, and some non-organic. You will also find vegan options, although it's not nice to have to walk by dead animals while searching for them. The trend in Belgium is to be "bio", however people don't seem to think about the murder of animals as such a bad thing as long as they are "bio". Strange. They even have posters of a so-called "eco" organization promoting their "meat" (Natuurpunt). Anyway, I recommend you to weight your fruits and veggies yourself before going to the cashier, and always check your receipt straight away, since they will overcharge you 3 out of 5 times, believe me, especially with the pay for weight products. Don't be afraid of telling them when they do so.
It's a disgrace that you cannot find a vegan (or even vegetarian only) shop in a big city like Antwerp (or in the flemish part of Belgium! -don't know about the french part-). More shops like Vega-Life in Amsterdam should exist.

Pros: Almost 100% Organic, Some vegan products
Cons: "Bio" animals also suffer, They will overcharge you
Esther
Esther
5

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  • vegan

Bio shop

3 Posted on 12 / 08 / 2011

One of the few bio stores in Antwerp.
It's a big shop and they have tasty drinks, rice ice coated with 'milk' chocolate,...
Don't ask anything to the staff , because they are incompetent (they even don't know what vegan is).

Pros: Vegan cookies ..., Big, Central location
Cons: unfriendly staff
kothariadi
kothariadi
1

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  • vegetarian

Simply excellent!

5 Posted on 03 / 04 / 2011

With rather few health stores in Antwerp, I was very surprised when I walked into this place. It's literally as big as a medium-sized supermarket!
From fresh grains, nuts, muesli, vegetables, (red) quinoa, soba noodles to teas and medicines ... everything sold in the store is organic and many products are fair trade.
I was delighted to find premium organic Greek extra virgin olive oil, a very large selection of tea bags and tea leaves ... even bio shampoo and soaps.
They even keep organic soft drinks.
Only thing I could not find is fresh acaï berries ... which I've never seen being sold in Belgium anyways.
Also, it is not crazily expensive at all.
From one pure-vegetarian to another, I highly recommend this place.

Pros: Variety, Friendly staff

 

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