A look inside vegan shop Veganz in Vienna, Austria

Shop review #25 – A couple of weeks ago, we went to Vienna for a couple of days (see other reviews from our trip to Vienna). Upon arriving in Austria’s capital, the first thing we did was head to vegan shop Veganz. I had not packed any toiletries for our citytrip (toothpaste, deo, body lotion, …) so needed some supplies to get us through the holiday. And I was also hoping to discover some new brands! (UPDATE 2017 – see below)

Veganz, Vienna
Veganz, Vienna

Veganz is about a 10 minute walk from the Opera (walk down south on the Operngasse and you walk stray up to it). We were also quite hungry (it was already afternoon and we hadn’t had any lunch), so we bought a drink, a wrap and sushi from the Vreshtogo fridge and ate them on the bench just outside of Veganz. Lovely!

Our lunch from Veganz: sushi, wrap and apple juice.
Our lunch from Veganz: sushi, wrap and apple juice, 12,86€.

Veganz is sometimes referred to as a ‘supermarket’, which led me to expect a bigger store. It’s not as big as the supermarkets like Delhaize, Carrefour or even Bioplanet (BE) and Ekoplaza (NL). But Veganz is a reasonably sized store, comparable to the size of organic stores like Biovita and Origin’O in Belgium.
The main focus is on food: lots of fridges and freezers, and also a section with fresh vegetables. And of course lots of dried and canned things: jams, sauces, flours, cereals, grains, etc. Also sections with wines, cookbooks, and food for animal companions. There’s also a small section with cosmetics and body and care products (forgot to take a photo of this section!) and I stocked up on toiletries and bought some makeup and sunscreen.

Veganz, Vienna
Veganz, Vienna
Some of the toiletries I bought
Some of the toiletries I bought

such a reassuring and relaxing feeling to be able to shop without having to check labels

We felt like kids in a candy store! It was such a reassuring and relaxing feeling to be able to shop without having to check labels to see whether any goods contain animal products (which seems to have become second nature 😉 !
It was also nice seeing a lot of brands that I had only seen mentioned online before. It was all very tempting, but we couldn’t carry any goods that needed cooling, and we were planning to visit some restaurants in Vienna in the following days.
I would love it if they also opened a shop (or more than one!) in Belgium!

Here are some more photos that give you an impression of what’s on offer at Veganz:

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Veganz, location
Margaretenstraße 44
1040 Vienna
043 664 889 288 20

website: https://veganz.de/en/stores/veganz-vienna

UPDATE SUMMER 2017: Closed 😦

See our list with shops, which may interest vegans

Veganz, Vienna
Veganz, Vienna
Veganz, Vienna
Veganz, Vienna
Veganz logo
Veganz logo
print on T-shirt for sale at Veganz, Vienna
print on T-shirt for sale at Veganz, Vienna

17 Comments Add yours

  1. Elisabeth Hauser says:

    Lovely review, thank you! If I wouldn’t live in Berlin (2 x Veganz) I would go straight away to vienna for the shopping.

    1. brugesvegan says:

      Lucky you with two Veganz available! 🙂

  2. Meghan says:

    Oh my gosh- heaven indeed! What an incredible store. Thanks for the awesome review; I’ll know to look for one if I ever make it to Europe!

    1. brugesvegan says:

      There are several Veganz in Germany and Austria, hopefully one day in Belgium/Netherlands too 🙂
      thanks for dropping by Meghan!

  3. Wowsers that looks amazing! You sure are lucky to be able to go to such an amazing shop, there’s nothing like that in Reykjavík 😛


    1. Elisabeth Hauser says:

      Hello foxeyedman, I looked into your website, great, I shared the video about gelatine. Thank you!

      1. brugesvegan says:

        Indeed a great site, and lovely drawings too!

    2. brugesvegan says:

      There’s nothing like that in Belgium too, I wish one day it will 🙂

  4. aidywebster says:

    Aw this looks awesome! I was in the one in Berlin – wish I had a Veganz where I live!


  5. A VEGAN STORE IN AUSTRIA? I’m actually so shocked and happy and surprised! I went to Vienna ten years ago and could barely get a veggie pizza let alone anything vegan! This is fantastic! X

  6. veggablonde says:

    I wish we had this in Canada. I would be in HEAVEN!

  7. ericdaughter says:

    I can’t wait to travel outside the US but I’m so nervous about being able to eat. Thanks for the tips 🙂

  8. teacakesand says:

    I can’t believe I missed this when I went to Vienna! It looks amazing.

  9. finiisabelle says:

    WOWW!!! I can’t wait until the US gets on board and gets some vegan supermarkets everywhere

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