26 Vegan / Vegetarian Friendly Restaurants
Onder-den-Toren, 7, Mechelen, Belgium
Cuisine: Vegan, American, International, Italian, Raw, Salad bar, Beer/Wine, Mexican, Asian, Bakery, European
A vegan restaurant with a full bar. Serves soups, burgers, pasta, gluten free options and desserts. Also has a webshop. Reported fully vegan in December 2016.
Sint-Katelijnestraat 72, Mechelen, Belgium
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Western, Buffet, Mediterranean, Fast food, Beer/Wine, Take-out, European
Casual fast food restaurant est. 2016. Makes food in-house, including the sauces, falafel, doner, burgers, chips, and plat du jour. Food is vegan except when noted otherwise.
Onze Lieve Vrouwestraat 143, Mechelen, Belgium
Cuisine: Lacto, Organic, Fast food, Take-out, European
Take-away soup bar in the smallest shop of the city. Each week there are 3 vegetarian soups on the menu. Soup is served with bread and a topping. The ingredients vary with the seasons. Ask for vegan options.
Veemarkt 20, Mechelen, Belgium
Cuisine: Ovo, Japanese, Thai, Delivery, Take-out, Asian, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Asian food and sushi but has vegetable sushi with cucumber, avocado, or oshinko (pickled radish); red or green tofu curry with rice or noodles; vegetarian pad thai and plain vegetable rice or noodles. Specify vegan to be sure.
Désiré Boucherystraat 4, Mechelen, Belgium
Cuisine: Western, Salad bar, Catering, European, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Breakfast and lunch, and on Thursday and Friday dinner. Sandwiches, wraps and soup as well as daily changing salads to combine to your choice. More vegan and allergen-free options available upon request.
Befferstraat 24, Mechelen, Belgium
Cuisine: International, Catering, Middle Eastern, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Vegan finger foods and sides that make up for a tapas-style meal include Turkish bread & lentil hummus, parsnip & carrot fries, baby potatoes with tahini & dill oil, puffed winter vegetables with thyme, lentil taboulé, apple-celeriac salad with pecan-maple dressing and more.
IJzerenleen 43, Mechelen, Belgium
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, Fast food, Take-out, European, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Sandwich bar with a couple of vegan options like a hummus sandwich with black olives, tomato, cucumber and a guacamole sandwich with sundried tomato and cresson. A hidden sun-terrace is in the back.
Begijnenstraat 28 (at Vismarkt), Mechelen, Belgium
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, International, Beer/Wine, Asian, European, Fusion, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Fusion menu with possibility for vegans such as miso soup, salad, toast with mushroom, pasta with seitan and soy mince, rice & noodle dishes with tofu. Ask your server. Better reserve ahead.
Bruul 87, Mechelen, Belgium
Cuisine: Western, Buffet, Fast food, Salad bar, Juice bar, Take-out, European, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Casual eatery offering salads, sandwiches, fruit juices, smoothies, and soups. Grab n go style with tables for dining here.
Sint-Romboutskerkhof 1, Mechelen, Belgium
Cuisine: Lacto, American, Western, Fast food, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Burger restaurant but includes a few vegetarian choices: the portobello burger can be vegan by omitting the garlic butter. Or call ahead to request a vegan burger.
Gebroeders Verhaegenstraat 16, Mechelen, Belgium
Cuisine: Middle Eastern, Moroccan, African, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Moroccan restaurant under the Onze-Lieve-Vrouw church. Has a vegan couscous and tajine as well as vegan tapas on the menu.
Ijzerenleen 35, Mechelen, 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).
Koning Albertplein 12a, Mechelen, Belgium
Cuisine: Lacto, Beer/Wine, French, Belgian, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. French-Belgian kitchen with a vegetarian menu listing items like red beetroot tartare and chickpea-lentil caneloni. Ask if any are or can be vegan.
Brusselsesteenweg 301, Mechelen, Belgium
Cuisine: European, Belgian, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Belgian restaurant with 2 vegan choices: quinoa with an emulsion of basilicum and grilled vegetables; soy balls with tomato sauce and edamame.
Vismarkt 26, Mechelen, Belgium
Cuisine: Salad bar, Juice bar, Take-out, Bakery, European, French, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Coffee bar that serves breakfast, brunch, and lunch. Ask for vegan options. Collaborates with Madam Bakster - order vegan pies on Mon to collect here on Wed.
Zandpoortvest 50, Mechelen, Belgium
Cuisine: Lacto, International, European, Fusion, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Chain of travelers-themed restaurant with a world kitchen, this one is situated in a 15th century mill house in the botanic park with a terrace next to the Dyle River. Dishes change each month, with always a few vegetarian choices and at least one vegan option as a main dish and also a few tapas.
Aan de Speeltuin, Mechelen, Belgium
Cuisine: Lacto, European, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Tavern in the Vrijbroekpark offers vegetarian pasta as well as tajine of sweet potato, apricot and chickpea plus chili sin carne, cauliflower pizza, and chicory in the oven with mashed potatoes, apples, walnuts.
Steenweg 12, Mechelen, Belgium
Cuisine: Middle Eastern, Moroccan, African, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Moroccan restaurant with many veggie items ranging tajine and couscous to tapas and salads. Organizes cooking workshops on demand.
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