33 Vegan / Vegetarian Friendly Restaurants
Voorstraat 71, Utrecht, Netherlands
Cuisine: Vegan, Beer/Wine, Catering, European
Former squat turned a bar, restaurant, and hostel. Rebellious atmosphere, punky audience, live music programs. Volunteer operated. Monthly changing menu. Better to reserve ahead.
Alexander de Grotelaan (at Vasco da Gamalaan), Utrecht, Netherlands
Cuisine: Vegan, International, Organic, Buffet, Fast food, Delivery, Take-out, Catering, European, Fusion
A catering company caters to special diets and allergies and organizes a weekly surprise dinner for everyone who is vegan-curious and likes to share a table - book in advance online. The kitchen has been cleaned of 14 allergens: gluten, egg, (shell-)fish, lactose, sesame, nuts, mustard, lupin, soja, SO2, muloscs, celery and peanuts. Besides the surprise dinners, can also prepare you a good picnic, barbecue or buffet, in addition to organizing children's parties or any other party like Halloween, Sinterklaas or Christmas. Orders must be placed at least 24hrs in advance.
oosterkade 24, Utrecht, Netherlands
Cuisine: Beer/Wine, European, Fusion
Vegetarian lunchroom and restaurant that uses ingredients from mostly local suppliers. Has a terrace on the water side. Occasionally hosts events. Note that you can only pay with a cash card (PIN), no cash.
Lijsterstraat 49, Utrecht, Netherlands
Cuisine: Lacto, International, Western
From Mon-Sat it's a pub. On Sunday it's a cafe serving food. Has a small stage that offers music, poetry and art. A collection of local beers and 20+ whiskeys is available. Open since the early 1980s run by volunteers. Supports charities from the profits.
Oudegracht 123 werf, Utrecht, Netherlands
Cuisine: Lacto, European, Fusion
Menu is based on principles of sustainability, and the owner has connection to Tibet. Offers a daily 2-course menu for around € 21 which includes soup, a main course, and a dessert. Each course could also be ordered separately. Large choice of non-alcoholic beverages. Opened in 2011.
Europalaan 2C (at Vechtclub XL), Utrecht, Netherlands
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, American, International, Fast food, Beer/Wine, Delivery, Take-out, Catering, Fusion
Veggie burgers, snacks and meals. Selling at festivals throughout the country and in May 2017 opened at the Vechtclub XL performance and event venue. Offers catering large or small, see website or Facebook for further details.
Antonius Matthaeuslaan 112 (at Kardinaal de Jongweg), Utrecht, Netherlands
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Chinese, Take-out, Asian
Specializes in imitation meat and fish as well as soy dishes. Dishes are with nasi, bami, or mihoen. Also various soups. Price around 8-11 euro.
Voorstraat 76, Utrecht, Netherlands
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Fast food, Take-out, Indonesian, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Fast Indonesian food for take away only. Has tofu, tempeh, and vegetable dishes (no fish sauce or dairy), and sandwiches for around 4 euros each.
Achter de Dom 6, Utrecht, Netherlands
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, International, Organic, Western, Bakery, Swedish, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Lunchroom with Swedish-inspired menu. Some vegetarian choices but occasionally a vegan cake. Has soy milk for coffee.
Nieuwegracht 33 (at Hamburgerstraat), Utrecht, Netherlands
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, Beer/Wine, European, Dutch, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Fine dining restaurant offering inventive cuisine - ask what the kitchen could make for vegetarians and vegans. A 3-course menu costs around €33. Also a la carte menu. Elegant interior. 15-minute walk from the Central Station, around the corner of Hamburgerstraat-Nieuwe Gracht.
Oudegracht aan de Werf 112, Utrecht, Netherlands
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, International, Beer/Wine, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Pancake restaurant with vegan soy pancake choices. Located next to the water. Dine inside or outside.
Koningslaan 11A, Bunnik, Utrecht, Netherlands
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Organic, Take-out, Bakery, European, Dutch, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Organic food restaurant where food is made-in-house, including quiche, tarts, breads and salads. Located by a park. Has organic garden on premises where you could buy veggies and fruit during the season.
Golberdingerdijk 40A, Culemborg, Utrecht, Netherlands
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, International, Organic, Salad bar, Juice bar, Beer/Wine, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Over three-fourths of menu is vegetarian with several vegan options. Uses mostly local ingredients.
Voorstraat 17, Utrecht, Netherlands
Cuisine: Lacto, American, Fast food, Take-out, Fusion, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. In the centre offering a menu of hot dogs, among which one is a vegan hot dog, the "vrome vreter." Except for two, a veggie version is possible for the other hot dogs and indicated by a "V". Has vegan bun. Cuts its own fries every morning.
Bemuurde Weerd WZ 3, Utrecht, Netherlands
Cuisine: Western, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Was veg but added meat in 2015. Volunteers operated cultural centre where concerts take place hours after nightly meals. Weekly changing menu (no choice) three-course meal. Reservation recommended for Thur and Fri 6pm meal. At north end of Oude Gracht canal.
Voorstraat 77, Utrecht, Netherlands
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, International, Organic, Juice bar, Take-out, European, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Organic food for lunch and dinner. Uses some local produce. Has marked vegan items including vegan desserts. Also has a branch in Rotterdam.
Burgemeester Reigestraat 25, Utrecht, Netherlands
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, American, Organic, Catering, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Serves various vegetarian salads and sandwiches, of which some are vegan or can be made vegan, including a hummus sandwich and a salad. Works with different local products and fair trade coffee. Has live music.
Kanaalstraat 219, Utrecht, Netherlands
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Organic, Beer/Wine, Asian, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Trendy Modern Asian restaurant with many vegetarian and vegan choices. Vegetarian dishes prepared separately from meat. Located in a walking distance from Central Station. Reservations recommended.
Twijnstraat 23, Utrecht, Netherlands
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Organic, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Art exposition combined with fair trade coffee, high tea, cakes, sandwiches and soups. All foods are prepared from biological ingredients. Almost everything vegetarian. Vegan options available. Check the site for the menu (English one available).
Korte Jansstraat 17, Utrecht, Netherlands
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Japanese, Delivery, Hawaiian, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Hawaiian restaurant serving Poké, which is basically sushi in a bowl. Menu labels vegan options and you can also create your own bowl.