#141 Nice lunch at station diner Stoom, Middelburg (NL)

Restaurant review #141 – Stoom is a restaurant next to the railway station of Middelburg, which is in Zeeland, the Netherlands. Zeeland is the closest Dutch province toΒ  Bruges, and we went cycling in the area a couple of weeks ago, on a lovely Indian Summer day. To get at Middelburg, which is across the…

Cake at the terrace of Heavenly Cupcakes, Rotterdam

restaurant review #130 – shop review#37 Heavenly Cupcakes is a vegan patisserie and lunch bistro (sandwiches and Dutch weedburger) in the city center of Rotterdam.Β It is located just outside the city center of Rotterdam, on the West side of town. There is a small terrace in front of Heavenly Cupcakes, and at the back of…

#128 Lovely dinner at vegetarian resto Leaf, Rotterdam (NL)

Restaurant review #128 – Leaf is a vegetarian restaurant in Rotterdam (the Netherlands). Most of the menu is vegan, there are only a handful of options which are non-vegan. The restaurant used to be inΒ Scheveningen, but moved to Rotterdam recently. The food at Leaf seems to be a mixture of Asian inspired recipes (Indonesian, Chinese,…

#124 Fancy a double burger? Vegan Junk Food Bar, Amsterdam

restaurant review #124 – Vegan Junk Food Bar is a new place in Amsterdam (opened Spring 2017). It is located just north of the Vondelpark, overlooking a quiet square. Well the name says it all! It’s all vegan and it’s junkfood! πŸ™‚ There’s a small terrace in front of the restaurant and some beach chairs….

#121 Lunch at Vegan bistro Gare du Nord, Rotterdam

restaurant review #121 – Gare du Nord is a vegan bistro in Rotterdam (the Netherlands)Β not so far from the main train station. The restaurant is in an old restaurant train coach, with plenty of outdoor seating in front. For those not so fluent in French: Gare du Nord literally means ‘the train station of the…

#103 Indonesian take-away from Toko Bunga Mas, Leiden (NL)

Restaurant review #103 – Bunga Mas is an Indonesian restaurant in the center of Leiden (the Netherlands). It also offers take away, and that is what we did, when visiting our friends living nearby a couple of weeks ago (so technically speaking, this isn’t really a restaurant review, but anyway, you get an idea of…

#61 Vegan burgers at Bagels & Beans, Yeah! Utrecht (NL) ***

Restaurant review #61 – We were inΒ Utrecht for the vegan festival VegfestNL (see our review here), and the day afterwards, we went for lunch to Bagels & Beans in the city center. Utrecht is not that far from Bruges, only about 220 km. Bagels & Beans is a chain with several locations throughout the Netherlands….

#55 Nice vegan dinner at De Zakkendrager in Utrecht, NL ***

Restaurant review #55 – De Zakkendrager is a traditional style restaurant in the city center of Utrecht (The Netherlands). It is just around the corner of the music temple Tivoli/Vredenburg. We were in Utrecht a couple of weeks ago, to visit VegfestNL, a vegan festival (see our review about that here). When we looked into…

Our visit to VegfestNL in Utrecht

Last weekend, we went to a vegan festival in the Netherlands. This was the second edition of VegfestNL, this time in Utrecht. Utrecht is only about 2 and a half hours drive from Bruges. The festival was not coincidentally on November 1, which is World Vegan Day. It was located in the Jaarbeurs of Utrecht,…

#54 Nice lunch at Hortus, The Hague / Den Haag (NL) ****

Restaurant review #54 – A couple of weeks ago, we wereΒ inΒ The Hague. Den Haag or The Hague, is about a twoΒ hour drive from Bruges (210km). ItΒ is the administrativeΒ capital of the Netherlands (Amsterdam is the official capital, but parliament etc is housed in The Hague). Online, I had discovered a nice looking vegetarian restaurant which has…

A look inside vegan shop and cafΓ© VegaBond in Amsterdam (NL)

Shop review #18 – Vegabond is an all veganΒ shop atΒ one of the canals in Amsterdam. It’s not very big, but packed with vegan goodies! Mainly food items, and some books too. Here are some photos to give you an idea of what’s on sale at Vegabond in Amsterdam: You can alsoΒ order some food, either to…

#44 We loved the Dutch weedburger at Paal9, Texel (NL)! ***

Restaurant review #44 – Yes, there is a place on Texel* where you can get a vegan burger! It’s the famous Dutch weedburger and it’s being served at beachpaviljoen number 9, near Den Hoorn. Obviously, we did not want to miss this! The Beach house is located in the dunes on the south west shore…