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“Healthy Vegan and Vegetarian”
Review of Restaurant Wrenkh

Restaurant Wrenkh
Ranked #219 of 4,193 Restaurants in Vienna
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$4 - US$33
Cuisines: Austrian
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Dinner, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Inner City
Description: Dry-Aged-Steaks, salads, soups, seasonal specials, homemade sausages, fish, beer, wine, champagne, freshly squeezed juices. All that and more is available at the Restaurant Wrenkh.
New York
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Healthy Vegan and Vegetarian”
Reviewed 23 July 2014 via mobile

Vegetarian options are scarce in the tourist area around Stephansplatz. I had written down a few options from research and this particular one was closest to us and we were in a hurry to finish up shopping and catch a train.

The funniest kismet moment of choosing Wrenkh was when we were waved to the back area (not sure why as it was empty, maybe to keep stroller and toddler from business lunchers). We sat at a long white table, and found that the artwork hanging over our table was a photo of the street we lived on in Brooklyn, NY. Not a famous street, very random picture of a construction vehicle on a corner near our home. Such a funny coincidence.

For food we had many veg choices, easily made vegan too. It is mostly traditional vegetarian "healthy" type food with lots of zucchini, peppers, whole grains or tofu.

We started with olive tapenade and bread, which satisfied our 20- month old son. My husband had potato patties with vegetables and a yogurt or cheese sauce that I think was made with chives. I had quinoa with shredded vegetable cakes mixed in, almost Chinese fried rice style with scallions. Pretty decent and healthy lunch.

I wouldn't say it's the best veg food, by far, a tad bland even. But the menu is creative, presentation is colorful, and the food is healthy and generously filling. So, overall we were happy. Considering the lunch crowd, it's fairly busy and there should be more places like this.

Visited July 2014
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Warsaw, Poland
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“Good food for everybody”
Reviewed 18 July 2014

Have had dinner in this fantastic place. Our kids love meat and we are vegan and everybody had a great meal. Quinoa salad with tofu was fantastic.

  • Visited July 2014
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Inverness, United Kingdom
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“Eat Here if you Like Good Food”
Reviewed 15 June 2014

We were a bit sick of having everything fried in Vienna until we found this restaurant. It used to be a vegetarian restaurant, but although it still has vegetarian dishes it now has meat and fish dishes too.

They have a really good lunch menu with three small courses for about 10 Euros (look on the mirror over the bar for the day's menu - it's a bit difficult to read). These menus consisted of lovely soup, an interesting salad and a small main course. We had this menu three days running and each time it was filling, yummy, interesting and healthy.

They also have good juices, an interesting set menu and all the coffee / tea things you would expect.

The staff were pleasant, interested in the food and really happy if you complimented them on a course.

  • Visited June 2014
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San Francisco
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“If you are tired of white and brown food, this place is a godsend”
Reviewed 10 June 2014

Look, Austrian food is not very healthy. This place mixed in some Austrian specialties with vegetables with more nutrition than potatoes. Creative and tasty. Other benefits:
Open on a public holiday
Doesn't feel touristy
Steak salad had excellently done steak.
Definitely recommended

Visited June 2014
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“Refreshing Change of Pace”
Reviewed 5 June 2014 via mobile

Traveling with a vegetarian is a challenge in a meat dominated culture. This restaurant is a great compromise because there are multiple options for vegetarians and meat eaters.

We started with an olive tapenade that was delicious. The soup of the day was a spinach soup with just a hint of curry. It was very good. The sweet potato soup with ginger was also good.

My daughter and I had the Lucky salad which contained smoked tofu, goat cheese and quinoa. She thought it was the best salad shed ever had. The combination of flavors and textures was great.

The entrees were good. I had lamb with rice and my wife and daughter had grilled goat cheese with a pepper mango quinoa.

Service was attentive and friendly including offering and refilling a pitcher of tap water I'd recommend this place highly.

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