Fast food
Middle Eastern

Bistro bar serving vegan dishes including burgers, pizza, fries, wraps, and other foods with Arabic influence. Zero waste menu on Monday. Open Mon 17:00-22:00, Wed-Thu 17:00-22:00, Fri 17:00-23:00, Sat 12:00-23:00, Sun 12:00-22:00. Take-out and delivery offered 5-8pm. Kitchen closes at 9pm. Closed Mon-Tue.

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85 Reviews

First Review by EylienLommen


Points +3975

29 Sep 2023

Great service

We came before a theater show and they were very facilitating and mindful of the time. We are not the biggest fan of fried food and faux meat and that is the bulk of the menu. But they have other options, we had mushrooms and zucchini soup as starter. Mushrooms were not very special, the fake salmon in the soup tasted very real. Flavours were ok but not that speciql. As a main we had the September season bowl and falafal salad. The rasberrry kumbucha was very nice.

Updated from previous review on 2023-09-29

Pros: Board games, Fast and friendly service, Seasonal dish available



Points +410

22 Sep 2023

Excellent tapas and great location

We ordered the tapas board. You can choose how many courses you want and a selection of items per course arrives. The mains included some excellent falafel, bitterballen which apparently taste exactly like the meaty originals, and some very tasty mushrooms. The dessert board was equally good, including vegan soft serve ice cream, very rich chocolate brownies and an excellent blueberry and lemon cake. Overall a lot of great food!
Also, the location is very central and close to many bars and nightlife.


25 Sep 2023

Thank you for your visit and your lovely review!


Points +50

23 Aug 2023

Gutes Essen!

Wir saßen draußen an alten Tischen und auf gebrauchten Stühlen - nichts mit Vintagestil, nö wirklich alt. Großes Lob dafür.
Die Bedienung war super freundlich und hat sich bemüht mein gebrochenes Niederländisch zu verstehen.
Das Essen war einfach super gut, nicht zu viel, nicht zu wenig und ein Nachtisch passte auch noch rein.
(Hier wird Redefine-Meat angeboten, wer es gerne mal ausprobieren möchte!)
Danke für den gemütlichen Abend!

Einziges Manko: die Wickelsituation mit Baby war etwas unangenehm. Wickelunterlage konnte zwischen die Waschbecken gelegt werden (alles nass und etwas dreckig) und es gab keine richtige Ablage für die Wickelsachen…

Pros: Essen , Preis-Leistung, Lokal inkl. Personal

Cons: Wickeltisch


Points +119

19 Aug 2023

Comida deliciosa e Staff Simpático

Mesmo no centro de Eindhoven, comida é TOP, deliciosa, tudo maravilhoso! Staff super simpáticos e profissionais, fomos muito bem atendidos.


Points +4235

18 Aug 2023

Cosy place, but inconsistent food quality

This place is large but cosy and a bit alternative. The staff is also nice.

I’ve tried several foods and drinks, but I didn’t like them consistently. Please check my pictures for reviews per item.


08 Sep 2023

Hi Daph, thank you for honest feedback. I passed on your comments about your more recent visit to the kitchen.


Points +17421

09 Jul 2023

Nice lunch on spacious terrace

2023 07- Another visit. Had the redefine Meat (3 printed burger, 15€) kebab wrap (14€), Bitterballen (8€) and fries 6€
And a strawberry icecream as dessert 🍨, 8€ 🤤
Lovely food. Friendly service. But a long wait (20 minutes between giving the menu and taking the order, ...) with less than a handful of tables.

Outside is no longer on a elevated terrace.
Nice to have so many menu options, it was difficult to choose!

We had the sticky mushrooms (6,50€) a broodje kroket (7,50€) the kebab wrap (11,50€) and two portions of fries 2x4€ (which was way too much ;-).
Together with two non-alcohol drinks (tonic and mocktail mojito) that was 42,5 €. Which seems fair.

The food was great, although the 'kroket' didn't have a distinct taste. Nice wraps and loved the mushrooms!

The restaurant is on a quiet square, we had a relaxed lunch. Friendly service.

Outside terrace is with steps, indoor restaurant a small step to get in. Did not notice an accessible toilet.

Updated from previous review on 2023-07-09


Points +13

20 Jun 2023

ZeroWasteMenue 🤙🏽

What a great idea to use up the leftovers!


Points +34

19 Jun 2023

Zero waste day

I accidentally went to this place on a Monday, wich is their “Zero Waste” day. A very cool idea, you can not order àla carte but have the choice how many courses you want and get a surprise menu. All the dishes were very good made and delicious.
Strong recommendation!

Pros: Zero Waste Day

Cons: Crowded Party Area on Weekends


Points +233

14 May 2023

Feines Essen

Der vegane Kebab war super lecker, der Bagel mit Lachs ebenfalls. Und nicht zu vergessen, die Pommes waren ein Traum! Das Personal war sehr freundlich, englisch gar kein Problem und die Location hat echt stijl.

Updated from previous review on 2023-05-14


Points +95

02 May 2023

Vintage Vibes and Delicious Food

I had the Friet Stoof (Flemish Stew) and my partner had the Kapsalon (essentially a doner kebab with chips instead of pitta), and we shared the Mac and Cheese Bitterballen. Lovely to be able to try veganised versions of traditional European dishes. Fantastic selection of beers, lovely staff, awesome quirky decor.
Be aware that on Mondays (at the time we visited) it's Zero Waste night where they use up the remaining food to create an unknown set menu. Fine for those who are adventurous and would be happy with anything on the menu.

Pros: Fantastic variety, including traditional dishes , Friendly and helpful staff , Decor and general vibe, centrally located

Cons: Wish you'd open all day everyday , Zero waste night not for everyone


05 Jun 2023


Points +515

21 Apr 2023

Great great great

Atmospheric and cozy place with many great dishes on the menu and friendly staff. Saw that they had a cupboard filled with board games too. Oh and the food tasted great.


Points +287

08 Apr 2023

Essen war ok

Das Ambiente ist sehr schön und die Bedienung super freundlich. Das Essen war in Ordnung, aber viel zu teuer.

Pros: Alles vegan

Cons: Super teuer


Points +428

17 Mar 2023

Best vegan steak.

Good restaurant with friendly staff, dishes from all over the world.

Pros: Fully vegan, Many desserts


Points +53

11 Feb 2023

Really good plant based food! I'm happy to find this

The printed steak and the food in general is super tasty! A good find


Points +574

07 Feb 2023

Beste vegan steak ever!

Wij raken niet uitgepraat over de steak die we hier gegeten hebben. Helaas was de steak er enkel in januari, maar hopelijk komt hij terug want dit was bijna eng, zo echt smaakte het! Het restaurant zelf was ook erg gezellig, tevens met vriendelijk personeel en ook de overige gerechten waren erg lekker. Als voorgerecht hadden wij onder andere de kaas ballen, dit was absoluut een aanrader. Als dessert hadden wij de deelplank, dit was ook erg leuk.

Updated from previous review on 2023-02-07

Pros: Bizar goede vegan steak, Heel gezellig, Super lekker vegan eten

Cons: Vegan steak was eenmalig in januari


09 Feb 2023

Hoi Manon! Dankjewel voor je heerlijke review! Goed nieuws voor jou: de steak staat nu vast op ons menu! Kom je snel weer? ;)


Points +769

20 Jan 2023


Echt een hele fijne plek waar we altijd weer eten als we in Eindhoven zijn. #Veganuary

Pros: Ruime keuze, vriendelijk personeel , gezellige inrichting

Cons: Druk


Points +145

29 Dec 2022

Terechte goede kritieken

Niet nadenken of verder scrollen. Gewoon naar toe gaan, maar wel reserveren! #Veganuary

Pros: Fully vegan, uitgebreide kaart, lekker, Vriendelijke staf, Gezelschapsspellenkast

Cons: Reserveren noodzakelijk


Points +261

11 Dec 2022

Fabulous place

Really good food. Came here twice it was so good.
First time went for the tapas plate for 2. Excellent choice, plenty of food to share.
Second time started with Bitterballen followed by the kebab wrap. Very tasty.

Pros: Everything vegan , Lots of choice

Cons: Portions large so no room for dessert


12 Jan 2023


Points +169

20 Nov 2022

All vegan comfortfood

Lovely place with kind staff. I went with 3 non vegans who where a bit sceptical and they where pleasantly surprised.

Pros: Good choices, Recognizable dishes for non vegans

Cons: Bit pricey


Points +18

13 Nov 2022

Goeie go-to in EHV

De bitterballen zijn onze favoriet! De burgers zijn goed belegd.

Pros: Volledig vegan, Sfeervol, Lekkere gin-tonics en andere creatieve mooie drank

Cons: Duur, Sommige porties zijn wat klein, Weinig wisselingen in de kaart


Points +30

18 Sep 2022

Yummy plants

My husband (not vegan) and I are in Eindhoven
visiting. Calypso is close to our hotel so the
location is perfect for us. I'm so happy to have
such a delicious plant based restaurant close by
especially since it's been rainy. Today was our
second visit and I'm sure we'll be back again
before we leave. Menu has a good variety for the mood you're in. My husband is just as pleased as I am. He has had the pizza kebab and a falafel burger both of which he loved. I have had the
poke bowl and noodle bowl, so delicious. I would
highly recommend Calypso. Good vibes abound.

Pros: Good variety of plant based choices, Comfortable atmosphere, Great, helpful, friendly servers


29 Sep 2022


Points +94

09 Sep 2022

Ci ritornerei

Abbiamo provato diversi gusti di pizza ed era buonissima. Taglieri abbondanti e ricchi di varie pietanze. Il dolce dame blanche è veramente godurioso. Personale molto gentile.

Pros: Menù totalmente vegano , Menù molto vario, Qualità ingredienti ottima


29 Sep 2022


Points +125

30 Aug 2022

Amazing falafel and pizza

The food here is amazing! Especially loved the falafel with just the right bite, and the pizza which was just perfectly baked. The desert Affogato (icecream with coffee) was also very good.

Updated from previous review on 2022-08-30

Pros: excellent food: pizza, falafel, deserts, good value, friendly staff

Cons: biking-lane-asfalt in front (inside is more cozy)


29 Sep 2022


Points +452

13 Aug 2022

Great food

They have a wide variety of dishes for all levels of hunger.
Service was friendly and quite fast. The terrace is very nice for the good weather!

Pros: Lots of variety


29 Aug 2022


Points +194

13 Aug 2022

Geweldig vegan restaurant

Heerlijk gegeten en service was erg goed.


29 Aug 2022


Points +85

29 Jul 2022

Frisch zubereitet 🙌🏻lecker

der Koch hat alles selbst und frisch zubereitet . Die Mitarbeiterin war super nett das Essen ein Genuss wir hatten den Kebap wrap und das indisches Curry
Große Portionen und leckere Zubereitung auf jedenfall ein Besuch wert

Updated from previous review on 2022-07-29

Pros: Frische Zubereitung , Leckere Kombinationen


Points +180

17 Jul 2022

Quite nice

The food is good, however some dishes are blend, and could use more seasoning, the prices are quite high and the menu is unfortunately only in Dutch, which is surprising for Eindhoven, since is very international, they have nice drinks

Pros: Atmosphere inside and outside , Many options , Polite stuff

Cons: Expensive , Menu only in dutch


09 Aug 2022

Thank you for your review, we are working on our English menu!

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