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VAPIANO – From Hamburg around the world

Rosinter Group becomes a new franchise partner of VAPIANO in Poland

Nicholas Schapira will be assigned as new Global Managing Director / Vapiano Franchising International of Vapiano SE

Contactless payments with your smartphone: VAPIANO introduces Google Pay

Vapiano opens first French Mini in Toulon

Vapiano continues targeted international expansion with already 13 new restaurants in 2018

Our second VAPIANO in Kuwait just opened its doors

Our second VAPIANO in Kuwait just opened its doors in the Al Kout Mall which can be found in the district of Fahaheel

Vapiano records significant increase in sales and profitability in Q1 2018

VAPIANO extends its pasta selection with zoodles

VAPIANO takes a majority holding in Australian joint venture

VAPIANO SE has increased its holding in the existing joint venture in Australia from 50 per cent to 75 per cent and, with the opening of a restaurant in the capital, Canberra, has established its seventh location in Australia.

VAPIANO collaborates with Fitness First

Vapiano reaches sales and earnings targets in 2017

7th Vapiano in Stockholm

On the 19th of April we opened our 7th Vapiano in Stockholm located on the busy Vasagatan across from the central station

Our seventh VAPIANO in the German capital Berlin

We have opened our seventh VAPIANO in the German capital Berlin.

Awarded once again – VAPIANO receives prestigious CEE Retail Award 2018

VAPIANO brings enjoyment to the Channel Aid live in Concert after-show party

VAPIANO now operates in 33 countries, 5 continents, 200 restaurants – with the opening of its first restaurant in Denmark

VAPIANO continues expansion and drives roll-out of take-away and delivery services


Bonn, 29th of September 2017 – VAPIANO has been recognised as one of the Top 25 Fastest Growing Global Restaurant Chains. The list, published by Restaurant Business – America’s leading foodservice media site, as compiled with data from Technomic’s original Top 150 Global Chain Restaurant Report.

VAPIANO has launched take-away and delivery service at 51 restaurants

VAPIANO is taking advantage of the growth in the European and US take-away and delivery market to rapidly expand its offering. Demand in both markets is growing at up to 27 per cent annually. To date, VAPIANO has equipped 30 of its German restaurants with dedicated take-away and delivery counters. Roll-out has also begun in six other markets, including Austria, France, the Netherlands, Sweden, the US and Switzerland.

Welcome Vapiano Vienna No 8!

On 28th of July we opened our 8th Viennese Vapiano in SCS, which is a big shopping center. It is the second “mini” Vapiano and also the 2nd Vapiano restaurant located in this shopping center.

VAPIANO celebrates successful listing on Frankfurt Stock Exchange

On Tuesday the 27th of June 2017, Vapiano celebrated its successful Initial Public Offering and became a listed company on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.

VAPIANO celebrates relaunch of its NYC Flagship Location

Vapiano on Monday celebrated the grand re-launch of its New York City Flagship location at 113 University Place with a star-studded event attended by as many as 600 VIP guests.

VAPIANO wins the prestigious CEE Retail Awards 2017

Bonn, February 2nd, 2017 – Vapiano has been announced winner in the category ‘Cafe/ Food Retailer’ at the 9th CEE Retail Awards, held on January 26th 2017 in Warsaw, Poland. It is the first time that Vapiano won the CEE Retail Awards.

Looking back at 2016 – a year of Vapiano innovations

Our end of year review takes a look some of the highlights over the last twelve months.

Who chooses the new Vapiano Specials?

Ever wondered who’s behind our delicious Vapiano Specials? It’s our Vapiano Squadra – a team of experts who meet every couple of months to discuss new recipes for our menu.

1Live Krone 2016 – the catering stole the show!

As well as countless celebs from the music industry, Germany’s 1Live radio network secured a real catering star for its glitzy 1Live Krone music awards on 1 December. Today, we dish the goss on who was there and what they ate!

Poland’s fourth Vapiano in Lodz

Poland’s latest addition to the Vapiano family in located in Łódź. Find out more about know this vibrant city at Poland’s heart, including how to pronounce its name and where to find the 175th Vapiano here.

Vapiano Shanghai – So many sights to see, including the new Vapiano restaurant

Our first Vapiano in China opened in June 2015. But as well visiting our 160th restaurant, there’s lots more to see in Shanghai. Our Country Manager Jack Chai took the time to chat to us about the must-do’s and no-go’s in his home country.

Vapiano Bern – always worth a visit

Good news for Vapiano lovers! Since 24 March 2016, Bern has had another jewel to add to its crown. Now Vapiano fans in the Swiss capital can now enjoy their favourite, freshly made dishes whenever they please.

Vapiano in Cologne: Expansion at Cologne Cathedral

The fourth Vapiano in Cologne is right beside Cologne Cathedral – so it’s in the pedestrian zone. It’s the ideal spot to recharge your batteries after a lengthy shopping trip. We reveal our hot shopping tips.

Oh là là – Vapiano opens close to the Champs-Élysées in Paris

Planning a Paris city trip? Here’s another thing to add to your must-see list. At the end of March, France’s biggest opened its doors just a stone’s throw from the world-famous Champs-Élysées. Anne-Sophie Caramelle from the Marketing team chatted to us about what makes the location so unique.

Innsbruck – more than just a winter wonderland

If exploring snowy white landscapes before warming up over a bowl of pasta sounds good, then Innsbruck is your kind of place. As well as hosting the Winter Olympic Games twice and the annual Four Hills Tournament, this Austrian city has two Vapiano restaurants for you to relax in after a day on the slopes.

Fusion cuisine in Surfers Paradise – Vapiano’s recipe for success in Australia

Vapiano is hot news in Australia. After the first restaurant opened in Brisbane in 2010, four more followed bringing the total to five. Petra Berglund has managed the restaurant in Surfers Paradise for two and a half years now. Today she reveals why Vapiano is booming down under.

How was 2015 for Vapiano?

Today we look back at some of the more unusual events at Vapiano in 2015. How many hours did our Vapianisti dedicate to making fresh pasta? And how many tonnes of pizza have our guests munched their way through in a year?

Vapiano London – sightseeing tips for this very British capital city

London is a vibrant international metropolis with lots to see and do. Insider tips are worth their weight in gold. Vikki O’Neill, our Marketing Manager in the United Kingdom spoke to us about what should definitely feature on your sightseeing list. She’s been part of the Vapiano team for three and a half years now and has all the low-down on London

Vapiano Hamburg – party, pasta & people

A new Vapiano opens its doors in Hamburg and celebrities are queuing up to visit. But who’s been dining at Vapiano for ten years now, and what’s so special about this particular restaurant?

Mexico City – the Vapiano experience 2300 m above sea level

There are already four Vapiano restaurants in Mexico City with a fifth due for completion at the end of the year. What’s the secret of their success? Our Country Manager in Mexico explains what makes Vapiano so popular, plus what else he’s planning for the bustling city of 8.8 million.

Vapiano Marseille – France’s most important port city has lots to see

Since 2014, Marseille has had one more sight to add to its portfolio. Our local Store Manager Vincent Astier reveals what it is, who dines there and what’s particularly popular on the menu.

Open: Vapiano's 150th location in London's Soho

Vapiano has reached another milestone in its many years of successful growth

Viva Oliva 2014

Great love for a small fruit

Inspired by One World

Around the world

New Vapianos in Hannover and Warsaw

New Vapianos in Hannover/Germany and Warsaw/Poland.

New Vapiano in Switzerland

Today, on 7th of June, we opened our new Vapiano in Fribourg /Switzerland.

Vienna got its 7th Vapiano

Vienna has become our unofficial capital city, with 7 Vapianos in Vienna you can find the most Vapianos in one city anywhere in the world.

Further Vapianos to open in Stockholm and Vienna

These will soon belong to the elite Vapiano capitals due to their density.

Viva Oliva 2013 – a festival to suit your taste!

We will soon be celebrating the olive again all over the world.

Vapiano with 2nd location in Rotterdam in April

The spring will see the opening of a second Vapiano in Rotterdam.

Vapiano “pins” on Pinterest

For some time already, we have been posting pictures all about the Vapiano experience on Pinterest.

Vapiano opening on La Réunion

We are opening our first Vapiano on the Indian Ocean in April 2013.

Vapiano opens in Melbourne

Following Brisbane and the Vapiano Gold Coast, Melbourne is getting its first Vapiano in April 2013.

Third Vapiano opens in Mexico

A third Vapiano opened in Mexico on 15 February.

We proudly present: our global website

We are pleased to finally be able to go live with our global website, and wish you a heartfelt welcome.