Curry Co

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    ( 2 reviews )

Brühl 4 (at corner of Hainstraße), Leipzig, Germany

Serves meat, vegan options available. Curry & Co is a sausage bar serving the typical dish currywurst (curry sausage) but has a few vegan sausage dishes, as well as a vegan ice cream. Open Mon-Sat 11:00am-9:00pm.

Categories: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Fast food, Take-out, German, Non-veg

2 Reviews

First Review by azur

Best vegan currywurst! - Edit

The company is based in Dresden, so we usually eat at the Schillerplatz location on Sunday when we've forgotten to do groceries lol. We checked out the one in Leipzig and it's just as good! They're very careful and cook/cut the vegan sausages separate from the meat ones. Like the other reviewer mentioned, every time I go most of the people are ordering the vegan sausages. The also have vegan mayo which is pretty good. I'm not a big fan of ketchup(ate waaayyy too much of it growing up in Canada), so the curry ketchup is not my fave, but my husband is a big Currywurst fan and he says it's great. I usually get the peanut sauce.

Pros: Good vegan Currywurst, Affordable, vegan mayo

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Very very good vegan Currywurst - Edit

Curry & Co. is a Currywurst place which is not exclusively vegetarian/vegan, but they do, in addition to their regular meat sausages, offer two different vegan kinds of sausages. I'm usually put off by places selling meat sausages, but was very happy after I walked by this place and decide to try their vegan versions of Currywurst with fries. They have two different versions of vegan sausages (one is slightly reddish and has a smoked flavor - it's called "geraeucherte". The other one is greyish and is closer to an old, West Berlin style Currywurst - it's called "gebruehte"). Both versions are good, but I prefer the "gebruehte" one, it's much closer in texture and taste to a real Currywurst (at least how I remember it) than the other version. You also have a choice of different sauces. I tried both the regular curry sauce and the hot/spicy one. Both were good. The hot one, although described as only slightly hot, was actually quite hot for my taste. The fries were good too. All in all, if you haven't had Currywurst before, my recommendation would be to get the "gebruehte" vegan wurst with regular curry sauce and a side of fries. That combination is the closest I've ever seen a vegan version of Currywurst get to the "real" (meat) deal, and I should know, I ate lots of the stuff in my youth I'm sorry to say.

The best thing about this place is that they seem to have quite a lot of vegan customers. You don't feel like the "strange customer" when you order the vegan version. In fact, during the time we were there, I would say about 70% of the Currywurst orders were vegan.

Curry & Co has three locations in Leipzig by now, including one just recently opened on Karl-Liebknecht-Straße. See their web site for the exact locations. They also have a location in Dresden I think.

The atmosphere is nice, relaxed and clean. Staff was very friendly. At the Bruehl location, they have restrooms. Don't know about the other two locations.

All in all, this is a great place if you want to try authentic German Currywurst (or know it already, and want to relive it) without the killing part. I'm pretty sure I'll be back to this place almost every time I'll be in Leipzig from now on.

Updated from previous review on Saturday March 29, 2014

Updated from previous review on Saturday March 29, 2014

Pros: Good Currywurst, Lots of vegan business, Nice place

Cons: Not exclusively vegetarian/vegan

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