12 Vegan / Vegetarian Friendly Restaurants
Tiensestraat 65, Leuven, Belgium
Cuisine: Vegan, Chinese, Western, Asian
Opened since 2010, this is part of the international chain of vegan food restaurants opened by followers of Supreme Master Ching Hai, an advocate for veg living. Serving all vegan food, coffee, non-alcoholic beverages, and vegan desserts. Kitchen breaks in weekday afternoon til 5pm.
Rector De Somerplein 13, Leuven, Belgium
Cuisine: Vegan, Western, Fast food, Take-out
Another outlet of Loving Hut international chain of vegan restaurants, this one est. 2015 and serves vegan fast food like burger and fries. Uses vegan cheese. Has a vegan ice cream bar. Also sells foodstuff like vegan cheese, nutritional yeast, and organic tea.
Tiensestraat 20, Leuven, Belgium
Cuisine: Vegan, American, Bakery, Belgian
Vegan restaurant and tea room serving sandwiches, cupcakes, cakes, tapas, coffee and more. Holds workshops. Take-out only on Wed and Thurs evenings.
Parijsstraat 12, Leuven, Belgium
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Western, Fast food, Take-out
A vegetarian fast food restaurant with several outlets in Belgium.
Vlamingenstraat 55, Leuven, Belgium
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Western, Take-out, European, Belgian
Serves two dishes each day plus a wide range of desserts, and water is complimentary. Garden seating in summer. Popular with students. Try the chocolate cake. Sources fresh produce from nearby farm market.
Vaartkom 17a, Leuven, Belgium
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, International, Organic, Buffet, Beer/Wine, Take-out, European
A vegetarian organic buffet pay-per-gram style restaurant. Uses local ingredients. Has vegan options. Buffet items include soup, hot & cold dishes, desserts and plenty of drinks. Does not accept cash; only credit cards.
Rector de Somerplein 8, Leuven, Belgium
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, Western, Fast food, Salad bar, Take-out, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Health food concept international chain. Grab n go sandwiches and salads with ingredients listed. Some vegan options. Uses some organic produce.
Parijsstraat 35, Leuven, Belgium
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Organic, Mediterranean, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Bakery, European, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. International restaurant chain featuring artisan bakery and communal table. Menu includes ovo-lacto vegetarian dishes as well as vegan ones (denoted).
Muntstraat 44 (at Tiensestraat), Leuven, Belgium
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Beer/Wine, European, Belgian, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Belgian kitchen in a cozy space with sunny terrace. Adapt its menu according to the season. Offers many vegetarian items, and staff is will to take vegan requests. Has vegan cheese.
Martelarenplein 7, Leuven, Belgium
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, Pizza, Italian, Beer/Wine, European, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Typical brasserie food but menu does list 6 vegan choices, including pasta, wrap with hummus, vegan burger.
Naamsestraat 30, Leuven, Belgium
Cuisine: Lacto, Indian, Take-out, Catering, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Indian take-out restaurant. Different menu every day. Nearly half are vegetarian, of which several are vegan. One menu includes 2 different dishes with rice. Students get discount. Previously located at Tervuursestraat 5, November 2014.
Tiensestraat 56/10, Leuven, Belgium
Cuisine: Ovo, Thai, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Thai restaurant in the city center. Two pages in the menu are vegetarian/vegan, including various starters and main dishes; using mostly tofu and seitan as substitutes. The staff is well aware of what vegan means and the menu also clarifies that no animal ingredients are used in the vegan dishes.
Health Food Stores, Vegan Shops, Vegan Bakery and Catering, Vegetarian B&Bs, Organizations
Charles Deberiotstraat 2, Leuven, Belgium
Small vegan store with the main focus being in-house-made artisan cheese, and a large variety of other cheeses. Other items include meat alternatives of every generation, dry foodstuffs, non-dairy products, hygiene products, cosmetics, books and more.
Zwartzusterstraat 16, Leuven, Belgium
A health food store that stocks many essential health food store items. Has daily fresh breads and baked goods plus grains, cereals, vegetable and fruit, bulk, vegan and gluten free products. Closed Sunday.
Tiensesteenweg 32, Leuven, Belgium
Local health store. Stocks a variety of products, from eco-friendly household cleaning supplies and body care products to fresh fruit and vegetable, grains and beans by weight, macrobiotic and vegan products. Herbs and tonics on demand.
Craenendonck 5, Leuven, Belgium
Chain of medium-sized organic supermarkets. Stocks a wide range of vegetarian and vegan food, including fresh fruit and vegetables. non-dairy milks, soups, spreads, meat substitutes such as tofu, tempeh, and seitan.
Still hungry? Try searching for areas surrounding Leuven.