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Tempting To Try: Asian Vegetarian/Vegan Restaurants We Love

by: Abegaile Legaspi
23 Jul 2019

With vegetarian and vegan places popping up all over the city, it’s hard to keep up. So here’s a roundup of must-try Asian vegetarian restaurants we love.

LockCha TeaHouse

Look no further than LockCha for some classic vegetarian dim sum over tea. We all know that the hunt for meat-free Chinese food is somewhat difficult but LockCha has made its stamp. Plus, the antique interior truly brings out that traditional ambience perfect for your afternoon tea. What are you waiting for? Step up your dim sum game now.

LockCha TeaHouse, G/F, The KS Lo Gallery, Hong Kong Park, Admiralty, Hong Kong, 2801 7177, www.lockcha.com

Sangeetha

When it comes to Indian vegetarian favourites, Sangeetha makes it to any list. What started as a chain of restaurants back in India has now become a #HongKongHotSpot on all things Indian cuisine derived from the traditional Udupi & Chettinad style of cooking. Guests are promised authentic and unpretentious food made with quality ingredients by highly experienced chefs. 

Sangeetha, UG 1-5 & 31, Wing On Plaza, 62 Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui. Hong Kong, 2640 2123 / 2643 9123, www.sangeetha.com.hk

Woodlands

Make way, make way for the very first Indian vegetarian restaurant in Tsim Sha Tsui. Way ahead of its time, it opened its doors in 1981 to provide food that feeds the soul and sustains the planet. Woodlands offer traditional lactovegetarian, Jain & Buddhist and vegan dishes prepared by experts in the culinary world. With its wide array of selection, you’re promised nothing less than perfection.

Woodlands, UG1, Wing On Plaza, 62 Mody Road, East Tsim Sha Tsui, 2369 3718, www.woodlandshk.com

Saravana Bhavan

Another must-try for all your Indian food cravings conveniently located in Tsim Sha Tsui. A good value for money that has one of the best no-frills food in town. Home to all the classics and then some, eating healthy doesn’t have to be boring and bland anymore.

Saravana Bhavan, 4/F, Ashley Centre, 23-25 Ashley Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong, 2736 1127, www.facebook.com/Saravana.Bhavan.HK

POP Vegan

For a trendy vegan twist on classic Western cuisine, POP Vegan’s the place to be. Situated right at the heart of SoHo, there’s no need to look far and wide to grub on good ole vegan food.  Perfect to pop right in for office lunches or unique date nights (or just by yourself!).

Pop Vegan Hong Kong, 1/F 28 Elgin Street, SOHO, Central, Hong Kong, 2628 6211, www.popvegan.com.hk

Gitone Limited (Private Kitchen)

For something more low-key, Gitone Limited is a must-go. Have the best of both worlds at Gitone when it comes to art and dining, perfect for enthusiasts out there. After all, it’s not one of the city’s top art and dining experiences for nothing. 

WOM Tip: Make sure to book your reservations online.

Gitone Limited, G/F 27-28, 45 Tai Hong Street, Lee King Wan, Sai Wan Ho, Hong Kong, 2527 3448, www.gitone.hk

Greenwoods Raw

Here at Wom Guide, we like things raw. At least, when it comes to our food. At Greenwoods Raw, you’ll find all-raw and all-delicious dishes from pasta to pastries. Feel at home and warm all inside with its welcoming atmosphere and service filled with love and energy. If that’s not enough, the dishes are very creative, innovative and uber Instagrammable. Good for the planet and the ‘gram!

Greenwoods Raw, 13/F 2 Carnarvon Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong, 3428 2416, www.facebook.com/GreenwoodsRawCafe

Leisurely Veggie

A cheap and cheerful option for easy on-the-go vegetarian food. Eating sustainably can be a bit pricey but at Leisurely Veggie, you won’t have to. Home to dishes from all over Asia, there’s a little something for everybody. Healthy eating has never been this easy.

Leisurely Veggie, 25/F Jardine Centre, 50 Jardine's Bazaar, Causeway Bay, 3565 6393, www.facebook.com/leisurelyveggie

 

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