19 Vegan / Vegetarian Friendly Restaurants
Verlengde Grachtstraat 1, Groningen, Netherlands
Cuisine: Vegan, Organic, Raw, Western, Salad bar, Juice bar
Breakfast and lunch vegan cafe with focus health food, since May 2015. Serves breakfast food, smoothies, juices, salads, soups, and snacks; sugar-free optinos.
Nieuwe Ebbingestraat 87, Groningen, Netherlands
Cuisine: Vegan, Western, Fast food, Take-out
A vegan market with snack bar inside, est. 2016. Has two tables and seats along the bar. Serves burgers, toasties, sandwiches, coffee, tea, hot chocolate, smoothies, croissants and cakes.
Pottebakkersrijge 8, Groningen, Netherlands
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Indian, International, Italian, Japanese, Organic, Thai, Mediterranean, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Mexican, Asian, Bakery, Catering, European, French, Fusion, Middle Eastern, Spanish, Vietnamese
A vegetarian restaurant uses organic ingredients and local items as much as possible. Every week there are 3 different entrees; often one or two of the dishes also adjust to be vegan (beforehand as present, then there may be many). Meals can be ordered or you can walk into the store to see what there is. Besides the entrees, there is a daily changing selection of salads, pies, desserts, wines and others, some of which are vegan or can be made vegan; please inquire.
Nieuweweg 14, Groningen, Netherlands
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Western, Bakery, European
A cat cafe serving drinks and food. Vegan drinks with soymilk include cappuccino, latte macchiato, chai latte and chocolatemilk. Vegan snacks are lemon cake, brownies, and oat cookies. Lunch includes bread with hummus or peanut butter and a sweet potato salad with chickpeas.
Zwanestraat 30, Groningen, Netherlands
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Western, Juice bar, Take-out, European, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Dutch-owned chain of lunchrooms Bagels & Beans offers a menu inspired not by American-style bagels but the tastes and herbs of Europe and Southern France. Offers vegetarian and vegan bagels, sweets, coffee, and fresh juices. Could replace cream cheese with hummus for some items. Free Wi-Fi.
Jacob van Ruisdaal Straat 2, Groningen, Netherlands
Cuisine: Take-out, Asian, Indonesian, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Has vegan choices such as tempeh, tahoe, veggies and more - please inquire. Staff will be happy to custom make dishes for vegans as well.
Zuiderkerkstraat 7, Groningen, Netherlands
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, Italian, Organic, Beer/Wine, French, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. French-Italian restaurant whose ideology is inspired by the Dutch slogan, verantwoord lekker, which in English means "eat responsible and good food." Offers some vegetarian dishes. Live piano music played.
Meeuwerderweg 112, Groningen, Netherlands
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Organic, Fast food, Juice bar, Take-out, European, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. A highly environmental cafeteria/restaurant has a special vegan and locally produced menu with plenty of items such as burgers, sausages, croquettes, mayonnaise and much more. Also offers gluten free products.
Poelestraat 30, Groningen, Netherlands
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, International, Buffet, Fast food, Beer/Wine, European, Dutch, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. "Food-sharing bar" with vegan options for breakfast, lunch and dinner, such as vegan spring rolls and pavlova. Not all are marked on the menu, but they do provide an allergy/ingredients sheet on request. Has a Sunday brunch buffet until 3pm.
Steentilstraat 36-1, Groningen, Netherlands
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Organic, Fast food, Beer/Wine, European, German, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. A low-profile bar offering at least 2 vegan main course options each day plus often a soup. Organic beer, wine, and soda.
Nieuwe Ebbingestraat 82, Groningen, Netherlands
Cuisine: Lacto, Pizza, Italian, Salad bar, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Bakery, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Pizza, pasta, and salad. Has a vegan menu with choice vegan cheese. The bread, pizza dough, and sauces are vegan (includes red and green pesto, a vegan creme fraiche, and tomato sauce).
W Buningstraat 22, Groningen, Netherlands
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Pizza, Italian, Fast food, Delivery, Take-out, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Has two vegan pizzas on the menu (with vegan cheese) plus other 3 vegan menu choices. Owner is open to suggestions.
Vismarkt 54, Groningen, Netherlands
Cuisine: Japanese, Buffet, Delivery, Take-out, Asian, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Chain restaurant offering all-you-can-eat buffet with sushi and Japanese food; this one is in the city center. Has many vegetable/vegetarian choices.
Gedempte Zuiderdiep 19, Groningen, Netherlands
Cuisine: Ovo, Thai, Take-out, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Thai cuisine restaurant in the centre of the city, large seating area. Many dishes come with the possibility to use tofu as a meat subsitute. Each dish has a description of the ingredients and lets you know if egg or oyster sauce is used. NOTE: Nov 2016 reported not veg-friendly - please send updates.
Gedempte Zuiderdiep 119, Groningen, Netherlands
Cuisine: Ovo, Buffet, Take-out, Indonesian, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Small Indonesian restaurant in the centre of the city. Order food at the bar where you can choose whatever you want in your dish. One of the 2 vegetarian dishes is nasi rames vegetarisch which has tofu, tempeh, egg (ask to omit).
Health Food Stores, Vegan Shops, Vegan Bakery and Catering, Vegetarian B&Bs, Organizations
Travertijnstraat 12 (at (in the BackBone050 building)), Groningen, Netherlands
Not a restaurant but rather a volunteer-run space at a community garden. The concept is to serve food for free by utilizing free resources and donations. The menu depends on available produce. Food is served at 6pm on Wednesdays. All welcome. Mostly vegan, but not everything.
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