15 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.
Brusselsestraat 59, Leuven, Belgium
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, African, Ethiopian
Small vegetarian Ethiopian restaurant with traditional Ethiopian dishes, which are nearly all vegan. Specialties are injera, a sour-dough pancake with spiced lentils and vegetables on top, and Ethiopian coffee. The owner is passionate about cooking vegan and everything is made-in-house fresh daily (which means there is only a limited amount available, so a reservation is required).
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.
Martelarenplein 7 (at Leuven Station), Leuven, Belgium
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Beer/Wine, European, Belgian, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Menu offers clearly marked vegetarian and vegan options. The vegan options include two pastas which you can add faux meat to, vegan cheese croquettes, a burger with fries, a salad, a wrap and ice cream.
Parijsstraat 7, Leuven, Belgium
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, Italian, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Est 2017. Serves many different lasagnes, including a vegetarian one with grilled vegetables and a vegan one based on lentils and sweet potatoes.
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.
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
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.