From dim sum, to burgers, to risotto, these vegan and vegetarian hot-spots won’t disappoint
When it comes to vegan desserts, we’ve scouted out all the best spots to get vegan chocolate, vegan ice-cream, vegan cakes in Hong Kong. But enough with the sweets already! We vegans and vegetarians do enjoy delicious meals packed with healthy carbs and great flavours – that aren’t solely made up of lettuce and tomatoes. So, here’s your guide to the best vegan and vegetarian restaurants in Central and Sheung Wan. Get ready to be impressed by their outstanding menus.
Top vegetarian restaurants in Central
Yum, yum, yum! We just can’t get enough of the outstanding food at Veda. Go for breakfast, lunch or dinner and you’ll love it all. With a menu developed by the wonderful Hetty McKinnon, you can’t beat the momos, the soba salad and their tasty curries, plus they have vegan options. It’s just a small place though, so be sure to book ahead to reserve your table.
VEDA, 2 Arbuthnot Road, Central, Hong Kong, p. 3755 3067
Mirror & Vegan Concept
One of the newbies in Central, Mirror & Vegan Concept serves the best vegan risotto and spaghetti dishes in town. Not only do we love the restaurant’s cosy ambience, their risotto with truffle and asparagus has wow’d us on so many levels. Not even kidding.
Read our full review on Mirror & Vegan Concept here
Mirror & Vegan Concept, 9/F, 118 Queen’s Road Central, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2868 0810, 中環皇后大道中118號9樓
If you’ve been to Fresca, you’ll know that salads don’t have to be boring. From Sichuan veggies to Vietnamese rice noodles and Korean bean paste tofu, Fresca has a diverse range of salad toppings available daily. Served on top of red rice and fresh leafy greens, the salad box is guaranteed to satisfy and fill even the hungriest of bellies.
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
Only opened for lunch hours, Soland offers affordable macrobiotic vegan lunch meals for only $50. It’s one of the most beloved spots by health eaters working in Central and Sheung Wan. And don’t forget to give their vegan parfait a try!
Soland, 3/F, 6 Gilman’s Bazaar, Central, Hong Kong, p. 9473 3412, 中環機利文新街6號3樓
Located in the heart of Central, Veggie SF curates a diverse vegan menu that includes all sorts of internationally-inspired cuisine, for example, Vietnamese rice noodles, Indonesian Gado Gado salad and laksa. And we all love immersing ourselves in its lovely 50s San Francisco vibe while having dinner.
Veggie SF, 10/F, 11 Stanley Street, Central, Hong Kong, p. 3902 3902, 中環士丹利街11號10樓
Fook Luk Sau Vegetarian Restaurant
Offering probably the cheapest vegetarian breakfast and lunch takeouts in the area – two to three choices (with rice) for $26-29, Fook Luk Sau Vegetarian Restaurant is one of the most beloved Chinese vegetarian restaurants in Central. There are a dozen of choices available on the menu, from braised eggplants to wok-fried vegetables. It opens from 7.30 am to 3.00pm but you will always spot a queue outside.
Fook Luk Sau Vegetarian Restaurant, 8 Tit Hong Lane, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2543 9843, 中環鐵行里8號地下
MANA! Fast Slow Food
One of the most well-known western-style vegan and vegetarian restaurants in Central is MANA! Fast Slow Food. Serving a wide selection of hummus wraps, homemade bean burgers and salads, MANA! Fast Slow Food is always packed with customers. And if you are craving some open flats (which are even tastier in our opinion), head off to MANA! Cafe on Tai On Terrace in Sheung Wan.
MANA! Fast Slow Food, 92 Wellington Street, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2851 1611, 中環威靈頓街92號
Pure Veggie House
All vegan dim sum! You heard me right, all vegan dim sum! From vegetable shao mai to scrumptious BBQ pork buns, Pure Veggie House’s fascinating array of vegan dim sum will have even meat eaters drooling. It’s all about that dim sum luxe life.
Find out where to get the best vegetarian dumplings here
Pure Veggie House, 3/F, Coda Plaza, 51 Garden Road, Mid-Levels, Hong Kong, p. 2525 0552, 半山花園道51號科達中心3樓