Salads don’t have to be boring! You’ll be amazed by how these restaurants season fresh vegetables and roasted meats
Not only are there endless options for vegetarian restaurants and raw vegan food in town, we’ve also scouted out the best places (and restaurants with vegan options) to indulge in Buddha bowls and other great salads in Hong Kong. Whether you’re a meat eater looking for a fresh start or a vegan who simply adores perfectly roasted sweet potatoes, these cafes and restaurants will absolutely delight your palate and fill your belly up.
Wondering where to get salads in Hong Kong? We got you!
Best known for delivering a diverse range of juices to local healthy peeps – the Blue Moon coconut water is gold – Genie Juicery now offers a selection of great salads in Hong Kong. Their signatures such as Asian Invasion, Over the Rainbow and Oaxaca Bowl are packed with fresh kale, purple cabbage and goodies like avocado and roasted pumpkin. It’s one of our favourite spots to grab vegan and vegetarian salads in Hong Kong.
We tried the 3-day juice cleanse by Genie Juicery
Genie Juicery, 2096B, Podium Level 2, IFC Mall, 8 Finance Street, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2644 5875, 中環港景街1號國際金融中心2樓2096B號舖
For those who are looking for more than just salads in Hong Kong – but also delicious soups – Tallore is one of the best spots in town. This Wan Chai eatery is known for serving hearty homemade soups (totally MSG-free), as well as all sorts of wraps, salads, pastas and snacks. Pair your Mediterranean salad with a shrimp and tuna puttanesca or a herbed zucchini soup for maximum impact!
Tallore, Shop D, 7-17 Amoy Street, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, 灣仔廈門街7號D舖
Soon to be opened in Central, the much-anticipated vegetarian restaurant VEDA features a wide range of scrumptious salad and hot dishes. We sampled their soba noodle salad as well as one with crispy brown rice at the preview, and they were hands-down fantastic! Curated by chef mastermind Hetty McKinnon, the salad menu at VEDA will not disappoint.
Check out our interview with Hetty McKinnon from VEDA
VEDA will open at Ovolo Central in January, 2019 at Ovolo Central
Now having three branches in Hong Kong, SaladStop! is all about stressing a conscious awareness of food consumption and serving healthy and delicious meals to its customers. You can find everything from salads, grain bowls, wraps to yoghurts and gluten-free cakes. And of course, they’re also vegan-friendly!
SaladStop!, Shop 311-312, 3/F, Exchange Square Podium, 8 Connaught Road Central, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2877 1600, 中環干諾道中8號交易廣場第二座平台3樓311-312號舖
POP Vegan, one of the latest (and hottest) vegan restaurants in Hong Kong, offers a table full of vegan goodness that never ceases to surprise. Aside from their signature mushroom steaks and burgers, they also serve a great selection of salads, such as the famous vegan tuna tartar and fig salad.
Read our full review on POP Vegan
POP Vegan, 1/F, 28 Elgin Street, SOHO, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2628 6211, 中環蘇豪伊利近街28號1樓
Dedicated to reinventing the fast food eatery into a healthy fuel stop, Supafood offers numerous options for vegans, meat eaters as well as those who follow a gluten-free diet. Looking for great salads in Hong Kong? Try their baked eggplant salad, seared tuna salad, baked tofu coconut brown rice – yum. Plus you get their salads delivered #bonus.
Supafood, The Hive, 3/F 33-35 Hillier Street, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong, p. 2812 6088, 上環禧利街33-35號3樓The Hive
Yes, they’re most known for their indulgent rotisserie chickens and burgers, but they also serve amazing superfood salads in case you didn’t know. Sample their crunchy cabbage and carrot salad or roasted beets and kale salad when you’re feeling in the mood for a healthy kick.
Little Birdy, 15-17 New Street, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong, p. 2320 2218, 上環新街16-17號地下
Passion by Gerard Dubois
Passion by Gerard Dubois is a traditional French cafe in Wan Chai. Their salad has gained a huge fan following, including omnivores and vegetarians. Also serving a myriad of grilled sandwiches, confectionery and French pastries, the cosy environment is perfect for friends to catch up, or for college students to catch up with their uni work.
Passion by Gerard Dubois, Shop 1, G/F, 74-80 Johnston Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, p. 2529 1311, 灣仔莊士敦道74至80號地下1號舖
Fete Up in Sheung Wan is one of the best spots to get salads in Hong Kong. Offering a variety of toppings for both vegans and meat eaters – including organic coconut rice, quinoa, roasted tandoori sweet potato, Japanese miso vegan minced, chickpea salad, roasted chicken – you’ll get full by eating all the healthy carbs and proteins.
Fete Up, LG/F, 182 Wellington Street, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong, p. 9335 7115, 上環威靈頓街182號低層地下
Located on Jervois Street in Sheung Wan, Knead is a cosy eatery that offers freshly made sandwiches and some of the best salads in Hong Kong. There are a diverse selection of tasty bread (from turkish bread and ciabatta to baguette), vegetables, meat and cheeses for you to choose from, so your salad toppings will never be boring.
Knead, G/F, 28 Jervois Street, Sheung Wan, p. 2861 7778, 上環蘇杭街28號地舖
Fresca is a welcoming vegetarian cafe located in the heart of SoHo, Central and they’re known for their generous portion sizes. They serve an amazing array of cold and warm salad, and their Goi Chay – aka Vietnamese vegetarian noodle salad – is mouthwatering. If you’re into healthy sweets, give their gluten-free steamed muffins a try! You’ll get a taste of neighbourly love in Fresca that can’t be found anywhere else.
Fresca, G/F, 54A Hollywood Road, Soho, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2770 2282, 中環蘇豪荷里活道54A號地舖
Serving a wide range of refreshing salad and hot dishes – such as chicken in herbs salad, seared tuna salad and truffle quinoa risotto – KALE has become a hotspot for salads in Hong Kong. Plus a lot of items on their menu are vegetarian-friendly!
KALE, 26 Li Yuen Street West, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2511 1777, 中環利源西街26號
Lucy Coffee n Food
Lucy Coffee n Food is a hidden gem located inside Sunwise Industrial Building in Tsuen Wan. They serve a number of hearty homemade dishes, including their signature kale salad, vegan burgers and pound cakes that are fresh out of the oven. Often with vinyls playing at the back, Lucy Coffee n Food is one of the cosiest spots for you to catch up with your friends over good food and music.
Lucy Coffee n Food, Room 306, Sunwise Industrial Building,16-26 Wang Wo Tsai Street, Tsuen Wan, Hong Kong, p. 5508 8318, 荃灣橫窩仔街16號順力工業大廈306室
Not only does Green Common serve a wide range of vegetarian rice and pasta dishes, they also have quite a few salad options. The Gold Globe Salad with dragon fruits and mashed sweet potato (served with vegan ranch) on top is definitely one of our favourite clean salads in Hong Kong!
Read our full review on Green Common
Green Common, Shop 1, 1/F, 173 Des Voeux Road Central, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2110 0194, 中環德輔道中173號1樓
Located in Nan Fung Place in Central, 12Noon is a lovely deli that provides healthy meals and cold-pressed juices. Their best salads include the Tofu Hana salad, 12Noon caesar salad, soba noodle salad and Mexi-Cali salad. Last but not least, their dairy-free coconut pudding with nut crumbles and toasted coconut flakes is also a must-try!
12Noon, Shop No. G7, Nan Fung Place, 173 Des Voeux Road Central, Hong Kong, p. 2487 9098, 上環德輔道中173號南豐大廈地下G7號舖
MANA! Fast Slow Food
MANA! Fast Slow Food is one of the most popular vegan and vegetarian restaurants in Hong Kong. Most known for their oven-baked wraps spread with Za’atar, they also have five sumptuous salad choices every day, from smoky chickpeas to kale with cashew cream and roasted vegetables. Our top tip is to add a big dollop of hummus or baba ganoush on top of their quinoa, it’s a perfect balance of smokiness and freshness!
MANA! Fast Slow Food, 92 Wellington Street, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2851 1611, 中環威靈頓街92號
Urban Bakery Works
Urban Bakery is a lovely cafe situated in Landmark that serves amazing salads in Hong Kong. They offer six salads daily, including mostly vegan and vegetarian options that are all labelled, so you can see what exactly is in each. A small salad of three choices costs only $60 but will you definitely have you full. We recommend their Spanish corn salad and roasted vegetables.
Urban Bakery Works, Shop 322, 3/F, The Landmark, 12-16 Des Voeux Road Central, Central, Hong Kong, p. 3565 4320, 中環皇后大道中15號置地廣場3樓322號舖
Grassroots Pantry is the perfect casual dining spot for vegans and vegetarians who are looking for fabulous soul food and great ambience. Using organic and sustainable ingredients, their food guarantees you the quality and freshness. We’re fans of their delectable GP Signature salad, as well as their ooey-gooey vegan almond fig tart.
Read our full story on Grassroots Pantry here
Grassroots Pantry, 108 Hollywood Road, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong, p. 2873 3353, 中環荷李活道108號
Nood Food is located at Pure Yoga or Pure Fitness. You will find a diverse range of cold and warm salad upon entering the brightly-lit cafe, from vegetarian mixed beans and roasted pumpkins with pesto to tender chicken pieces and eggs. Their salad is nicely seasoned but not too over the top, making sure you can still taste the ingredients while getting enough flavours. Our favourite is their cold beetroot quinoa salad and warm roasted potatoes with garlic.
Read more about Nood Food here
Nood Food, 2/F, Kinwick Centre, 32 Hollywood Road, SoHo, Central, Hong Kong, p. 8199 8189, 中環蘇豪荷李活道32號建業榮基中心2樓
Veggle Cafe is a small restaurant located at the food court of E-Plaza in Kwun Tong. They serve a variety of vegan dishes, including brown rice burger, vegan Wellington and vegan tiramisu. For salad of the day, their teriyaki soba noodle salad with shiitake mushrooms has won the popular vote.
Veggle Cafe, Shop G13A&15, E-Plaza, 7 Shing Yip Street, Kwun Tong, Hong Kong, p. 2456 3330, 香港觀塘成業街7號東廣場地下G13A及15號舖
SpiceBox Organics is a health food store located in Mid-Levels and other spots in Hong Kong. It’s a nice place for health-conscious peeps to do their grocery shopping and stock up their pantries with superfoods and condiments. Offering a selection of fresh food items, such as vegan lasagne and baked samosas, the salads at SpiceBox Organics are also not to be missed. Definitely light, tangy and filling!
Read our full review on SpiceBox Organics
SpiceBox Organics – Mid-Levels, Shop 1, 137 Caine Road, Golden Valley Mansion, Caine Road, Mid-Levels, Hong Kong, p. 2559 9887, 半山堅道137號金谷大廈地下1號舖
Can’t wait to check out these salads in Hong Kong and looking for more healthy options? You can’t miss out on these vegetarian restaurants in Sheung Wan, have a unique vegan hot pot experience at Pure Veggie House or give the beautiful acai bowls at Supabowl a try.