Mensa am Park

At a glance

The Mensa in the heart of Leipzig is the largest and most important facility of Studentenwerk Leipzig – it sets standards in every aspect. Up to 6,500 meals are eaten here every day.

The largest Mensa run by Studentenwerk Leipzig offers as great a variety as none of the other facilities. There is something to satisfy everyone – from pasta lovers to vegetarians to vegans to schnitzel fans.

Healthy and/or sweet desserts are provided for too by a variety of puddings, fruit salads, and freshly prepared smoothies.

Barrier-free eating

  • Access to counters appropriate for wheelchair user
  • Access to dining-hall appropriate for wheelchair user
  • Handicapped accessible toilet

Mensa am Park

Universitätsstraße 5
04109 Leipzig

Opening hours

Verkürzte Öffnungszeiten in der vorlesungsfreien Zeit

10:45 AM – 2:00 PM
In dieser Zeit bleibt der Front-Cooking-Bereich (Wok/Grill/Pizza) geschlossen.

11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Zugang über die Cafeteria

currently closed

On the menu


  • daily vegan & vegetarian meals
  • selection of various main components
  • pasta bar including various sauces
  • wok and BBQ dishes
  • pizza
  • vegan components at the pasta bar and from the wok
  • salad bar
  • various desserts
  • vitamin bar including fresh fruit salads, fruity smoothies, and milk/yoghurt drinks

In the afternoon

  • Two hot meals, one of them meatless
  • Pastarondell
  • Pizza counter
  • Salad buffet
  • Desserts
  • homemade smoothies
  • Drinks 


  • two lunch dishes, one of them without meat
  • desserts
  • drinks

Your way to us

Nearest university or academy
Leipzig University Campus Augustusplatz: approx. 0.0 km
University of Music and Theater: approx. 1 km
Academy of Visual Arts: approx. 1 km

Close-by student halls of residence
Hall of residence Nürnberger Straße: approx. 800 m
Hall of residence Seeburgstraße: approx. 800 m 
Hall of residence Talstraße: approx. 800 m
Hall of residence “Am Gutenbergplatz”: approx. 1,3 km
Hall of residence “Am Bayrischen Bahnhof”: approx. 1,5 km

Bicycle parking
A spacious bicycle garage is located directly under the restaurant, where you can park your bike safely while eating lunch.

Wheelchair access
Wheelchair access is ensured via the entrance of the university lecture building, where you will find door openers and disabled-accessible lavatories.

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Your contact person


Mr. Sonne

Head of Mensa am Park