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#79 – Nice lunch at Greenway, Louvain ****

Restaurant review #79 – Greenway is a Belgian vegetarian brand (restaurants and products) and was founded by Paul Florizoone in the mid nineties. The first Greenway restaurant opened in Ghent in 1996 and I vividly remember it opening at that time (I worked nearby and was thrilled!). Meanwhile there are three Greenway restaurants in Belgium (Ghent, Louvain and Antwerp) and a take-away at the railway station of Brussels-Midi. I visited the Greenway in Antwerp a couple of weeks ago with a friend, and we had some lovely cakes (see blog here). It’s been a while since I’ve been to the ones in Ghent and Louvain, but we visited the Greenway in Louvain again for lunch recently.

Greenway Louvain, interior

Greenway Louvain, interior

The Greenway in Louvain is located in the city center, just a short walk from the town hall. It’s a nicely decorated place, lots of space, modern style. Vegan options are indicated on the menu above the counter and on the large board on the wall, where the daily suggestions are written.

Suggestions of the menu on the wall, Greenway Louvain

Suggestions of the menu on the wall, Greenway Louvain

We ordered at the counter – where you also get your drinks: a Mexican burger (7,95€) with a salad on the side (3,95€) and kebab wrap with lettuce (11,80€). For drinks we took a juice 2€ and bionina 2,65€. Food is delivered to the table, otherwise it’s self service (clear the table afterwards).

Drinks at Greenway Louvain, juice (2€) and Bioniade (2,60€)

Drinks at Greenway Louvain, juice (2€) and Bionina (2,60€)

kebab wrap with lettuce (11,80€)

kebab wrap with lettuce (11,80€)

Mexcian burger 7,95€ and mixed salad 3,95€

Mexcican burger 7,95€ and mixed salad 3,95€

Food was very nice. Good portions. And all in all reasonably priced!
Toilets are downstairs (forgot to take a photo) and are rather narrow. They were tidy but had a rather old fashioned ‘college’ style look (prefab like cubes)
There’s a nice relaxed atmosphere in the restaurant, with a fastfood style interior. Unfortunately that also means no chairs to sit back and relax, only hard stools and benches (no back seating).
We had a nice lunch. We’ve been here several times over the years, and will definitely visit again!

Greenway, location
Parijsstraat 12
3000 Leuven
016/30.97.35

website: http://www.greenway.be/locations

See our lists of restaurants where vegans are welcome in the menu section of The Bruges vegan! List restaurants in Bruges and outside  Bruges.

Mexcian burger 7,95€ and kebab wrap with lettuce (11,80€). mixed salad 3,95€, Greenway Louvain

Mexcian burger 7,95€ and kebab wrap with lettuce (11,80€).
mixed salad 3,95€, Greenway Louvain

Counter at the back of Greenway Louvain

Counter (self service) at the back of Greenway Louvain

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Geertrui Cazaux (Trudi in English). Vegan. Gardener. Wife. Disabled. Writer. Activist. Caretaker. Ex-academic. Wannebee drummer. °1970. Belgium. Vegetarian since mid '90's and vegan since 2010. My main motive has always been the ethical perspective, although I am also inspired by the environmental and health aspects. Writing about veganism, animal rights and ableism on Graswortels.org, Brugesvegan.com, and CripHumanimal.org

3 Comments

  1. I remember well the opening of greenway in Ghent when I was a student. It was so nice to have tasty, quick and affordable veggie food available , not that common in that time.

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