9 Vegan / Vegetarian Friendly Restaurants
Osterstrasse 6, Hildesheim, Germany
Cuisine: Vegan, International, Western, Take-out, European, Fusion, German
First 100% vegan restaurant in Hildesheim. Offers daily changing dishes with a focus on healthy ingredients. Usually has a different cake and/or pancakes every day. Also sells takeaway salads, quiche and other snacks. Gluten free options.
Langer Garten 1, Hildesheim, Germany
Cuisine: Vegan, German
VolxKüche is a people's kitchen in a cultural center called Kulturfabrik Loseke. Only vegan ingredients, most of which are donated by local farmers, are used. You can help cook starting from 5pm. Eating starts from 8pm. Donations only. Please note that the pub does serve non-vegan items at other times of the week.
Braunschweiger Straße, Hildesheim, Germany
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Bakery, European, German
Opened in 2013, this is a child-friendly vegetarian cafe. Usually has vegan cakes and muffins. Drinks can be ordered with soy milk. Has a large play area for children, and the owner also sells self-made children's clothes in the cafe.
Langer Garten 1, Hildesheim, Germany
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, International, Western, Buffet, Salad bar, Juice bar
Vegetarian brunch buffet that takes place every third Saturday of the month at the pub Hobo in the cultural center Kulturfabrik Lseke - check the website for dates. Cold breakfast items such as different in-house-made spreads/rolls and salads are served from 11am. At 12:15 there are 2-3 different warm dishes served. Usually everything is vegan and vegetarian items are clearly labelled. You also get a choice of coffee, different kinds of tea, soy milk, cow's milk and juices. As of April 2013, the cost is 4 Euros, all you can eat.
Am Flugplatz 26, Hildesheim, Germany
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, American, Pizza, International, Western, Fast food, Beer/Wine, European, Fusion, German, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Hildesheim Airport's restaurant (mainly used for private flying lessons). Has an extensive varied menu including some vegan choices that were served in the now-closed vegetarian restaurant So-Ja. These include burgers, chili sin carne and baked potatoes. Run by the organization AWO that manages various social projects all over Germany.
Dammstrasse 30, Hildesheim, Germany
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, German, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. For Hildesheim, Die Insel is considered very vegetarian friendly. In general, this is a small sleepy city in central Germany that keeps to its meat based traditions, and so Die Insel's menu reflects this overall. There are 4 vegetarian options on the menu. Google maps shows the place right in the middle of the river; it's correct - you'll have to go see it to believe it.
Schuhstrasse 52, Hildesheim, Germany
Cuisine: Lacto, Indian, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Indian cuisine restaurant where some of the vegetarian dishes can be made vegan by request. At lunch time the veg dishes are cheaper than at dinner.
Scheelenstrasse 15, Hildesheim, Germany
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Pizza, International, Italian, Fast food, Take-out, European, Fusion, German, Middle Eastern, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Typical doner kebab place that offers vegan doner made from seitan. Also has vegan zaziki sauce, pizza with vegan cheese, falafel and a variety of veg starters, such as white beans, fried zucchini, fried eggplant and hummus. The owner is always open to suggestions.
Schuhstrasse 10, Hildesheim, Germany
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Vietnamese, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Has a large selection of vegan starters, entrees and desserts. There are dishes from all parts of Vietnman. All drinks can be ordered with soymilk. You can also order a whole fresh young coconut as a drink. Staff is helpful and takes special requests. The restaurant is relatively small and most tables are for 2-3 people.
Health Food Stores, Vegan Shops, Vegan Bakeries, Vegetarian B&Bs, Veg Catering, Veg*n Organizations
Annenstraße 19, Hildesheim, Germany
Bakery cafe serving fresh baked goods and snacks. Has vegan, raw, and gluten-free cakes. Coffee with soy milk upon request.
Goschenstrasse 73, Hildesheim, Germany
Medium sized organic health food store in the center of Hildesheim. Offers a small range of fresh organic veggies, tofu, meat alternatives, and non-veg products. Large selection of grains, flours, spices and vegan spreads. Also sells some fresh baked items.
Hoher Weg 32-33, Hildesheim, Germany
This organic shop belongs to the German chain Reformhaus. Offers a large selection of organic herbal teas, supplements, fake meats, organic spices, seeds for sprouting, vegan spreads, some fresh vegetables and different vegan cheeses. Also has fresh salads and baked items. Not all veg.
Marienburger Strasse 95d, Hildesheim, Germany
Large 100% organic health food store opposite of the University of Hildesheim. Large selection of imitation meats. Sells one kind of vegan cheese and soy yogurt plus different kinds of non-dairy milk and rice milk chocolate. Has fresh fruit, baked items, natural cosmetics, a small selection on books on veg cooking and alternative lifestyles.
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