Go green with your eats at these vegan restaurants and cafes in Singapore.
We know that plant-based eating is kind to the environment and good for the body – but where do you find a tasty vegan or vegetarian meal in Singapore? Turns out, there are more climate-positive dining options than you think. Keep scrolling for incredible vegan restaurants and cafes in Singapore that will satisfy your cravings for local, regional and international food.
Best vegan restaurants and cafes in Singapore for plant-based food
Vegan delicacies within a luxurious hotel? That’s Casserole for you. Located within Shangri-La Rasa Sentosa, this resto offers meat-free dining for the whole family. Psst: a rotating menu of chefs’ specials is served in casseroles for sharing – simply enquire to find out more about the current specials.
With a range of cuisines and fusion creations on the menu, you’ll be spoilt for choice. Highlights include Thai fish cake and roasted sesame soba salad, banana leaf dry braised beef rendang, Indian spiced jackfruit biryani and charcoal grilled satay. All made with meat-alternatives, of course. Complement your meal with a cocktail like the detox mojito or rosemary gin fizz and you’ll be fuelled up for the day.
Casserole, Shangri-La Rasa Sentosa, Level 3, 101 Siloso Road, Sentosa, Singapore 098970
2. Sexy Indian
Plant-based Indian food is taken to the next level at Sexy Indian. Grab a table at this classy resto at The Vagabond Club for a luxe, intimate dining experience with wholesome nosh – this is where you can indulge in your Indian food cravings without sacrificing your vegan diet! Starters include tikka kebab skewers made with Beyond meat, served with addictive dips and chutneys. Follow up with mains like the chef’s special sexy curry, created with slow-cooked pulled jackfruit, charred pineapple, eggplant and tomatoes; or the tofu falafel kathi roll, featuring a fluffy turmeric tofu scramble, perfectly fried falafel, smoky mutabal spread and pickled cabbage.
Looking for sweets? Desserts include thandai panna cotta, chocolate truffles and gelato. Wash it all down with a classic lassi or masala chai and you’ll be well and truly satisfied. Or, order a cheeky tipple like the tamarind margarita for a boozy kick.
Sexy Indian, The Vagabond Club, 39 Syed Alwi Road, Singapore 207630
3. Cultivate Cafe
Housed within the beautiful Maxwell Reserve, Autograph Collection, Cultivate Cafe is one to visit – for both its elegant decor and the extensive vegan menu. This plant-based, GMO-free, gluten-free and vegan restaurant boasts a selection of flavourful dishes made from the finest organic ingredients, sourced locally and globally. Get your appetite going with starters like the classic hummus or beetroot pesto. Mains include a superfood soba bowl, a vegan mushroom burger, organic salads and sandwiches and more. For an added gastronomical adventure, try the selection of “cavi-art”, a sustainable alternative to caviar made with seaweed. How’s that for a fancy vegan treat?
For your convenience, Cultivate Cafe also has a grab-and-go counter for busy bees who want a quick bite. Pick up one of the many bakes (we hear the buttery croissants are a standout) alongside a fresh brew or a signature cold-pressed juice for a fuss-free refuel.
Cultivate Cafe, Maxwell Reserve, Autograph Collection, 2 Cook Street, Singapore 078857
4. Green Common
Looking for a one-stop destination for your plant-based needs? Hit up Green Common. This vegan restaurant in Singapore offers a wide selection of meatless alternatives inspired by Asian and Western cuisines. We’re talking omni seafood laksa, crabless crab pasta, omni spicy tuna pizza and more! If your meal inspires you, head to its retail section, where you can pick up over 50 plant-based brands for your home.
Green Common, #01-169/170, VivoCity, 1 HarbourFront Walk, Singapore 098585
If vegan sushi is what you’re after, this plant-based is probably your best bet. Offering vegan and vegetarian menus, Saute has three food concepts: Saute-san, Flavours by Saute and Saute Sushi. Saute-san’s veg-forward menu features halal Japanese and Korean fare, while Saute Sushi is the first plant-based sushi train concept in Singapore!
If you’re after comforting local and western eats, Flavours by Saute will sate your cravings. Expect rice, pasta, soup, burger and hotpot creations made with health-boosting ingredients like lion mane mushroom, basil and quinoa.
Saute, multiple locations including City Square Mall, Funan Mall and Paya Lebar Square
If you’re familiar with the cocktail bar Native, you’ve surely heard of Analogue, a bar and restaurant putting a future-oriented spin on plant-based food and drinks. The carefully curated menu is anything but ordinary: get a table for a classy night of cactus cocktails and meat-free mains.
Analogue, #01-31, Chijmes, 30 Victoria Street, Singapore 187996
7. Whole Earth
Eating more plants is great for the planet, but we wanna get our fill of our fave Peranakan dishes, too. Whole Earth is here to fill the void with delectable creations: it’s the first and only plant-based restaurant to be awarded the Michelin Bib Gourmand title for five years straight. Highlights include Nonya curry and Penang rendang (made with shiitake mushroom) amongst others. A flavourful vegan world awaits!
Whole Earth, 76 Peck Seah Street, Singapore 079331
Afterglow encourages a vegan – or at least flexitarian – diet for a more sustainable world. And the cafe does this by serving up a variety of farm-to-table, eco-friendly food that’s anything but bland. Drawing inspiration from a range of cuisines, the menu includes avocado kimchi rolls with homemade kimchi, lentil flaxseed nuggets, and Kyoto summer which is an Asian tofu salad that provides a dose of protein without the meat.
Afterglow, available online or at 24 Keong Saik Road, Singapore 089131
9. Original Sin
Original Sin has been serving scrumptious Mediterranean fare in a romantic ambience since 1997. Choose to dine under the stars or in the candlelit interior while diving into delicious vegan grub. Can’t-miss dishes include the mezze platter, absolut pasta (penne pasta in pink sauce with veggies, flamed with Absolut vodka) and vegan bolognese. Who says the conscious lifestyle can’t taste sinfully good?
Original Sin, #01-62, Jalan Merah Saga, Chip Bee Gardens, Block 43, Singapore 278115
10. Love Handle
Vegan and vegetarian restaurants aside, here’s a plant-based deli and butchery to check out. Love Handle is making its mark in the Singapore food world with its variety of plant-based meats and dairy-free butter and cheeses. Take home marinated meats to share with the fam, or swing by the upstairs deli to savour hearty plant-based mains.
Love Handle, 8 Ann Siang Hill, Singapore 069788
The world’s first plant-based burger joint can’t be left out of this list. Since its launch, this vegan fast food restaurant in Singapore has captured the hearts of vegans and omnivores alike with its healthier and more sustainable take on fast food. Classic VeganBurg flavours include the smoky BBQ and Hawaiian teriyaki, while the locally-inspired char-grilled satay is a crowd favourite.
VeganBurg, available online or at 44 Jalan Eunos, Singapore 419502
12. Warung Ijo
It’s all about Indonesian fare made vegan – or vegetarian, depending on your preference! Tuck into crowd favourites like kampung fried rice (a variation of the classic nasi goreng kampung), mee goreng (stir-fried Indonesian noodles) and balado tofu (fried beancurd in balado gravy). For sumptuous veggies that will please even the salad-haters, order the balado ladyfingers with OmniMeat or vegetable curry for the table. But don’t miss out on the satay peanut dish if you’re craving this local bite.
Warung Ijo, 337 Beach Road, Singapore 199565
13. Real Food
Planning a weekend brunch but have no idea where to go? Drop by Real Food and check out the all-day breakfast menu, complete with both vegan and gluten-free options. Take home some slow-baked goods too! Choose from a wide range of sourdough bread varieties or naturally-leavened buns that come in various flavours.
Real Food, #02-16, Orchard Central, 181 Orchard Road, Singapore 238896
14. AWE. by OsomeFood
Offering a plant-based menu curated by an in-house nutritionist and dietician, AWE. by OsomeFood whips up guilt-free meals. The menu introduces Mycoprotein, a protein that ticks off all nine essential amino acids – the perfect alternative to meat and fish. Remember to save space for the smoothie bowls! Psst: all dishes are diabetic-friendly, too.
AWE. by OsomeFood, available online or at 112 Yio Chu Kang Road, Singapore 545580
Asian cuisine, but make it vegan – that’s the main highlight at Sunnychoice. This family business uses natural ingredients in its recipes, serving up a menu that’s healthy yet delicious. From thunder tea rice and laksa, to kimchi ramen and veggie sushi, its menu offers a plant-based twist on Asian classics. There’s also a few Western mains (think spaghetti and tofu nuggets) thrown in the mix. Add to that desserts like green bean soup and you’ll have a satiating meal.
Sunnychoice, multiple locations including Bukit Merah and Upper Bukit Timah
16. The Living Cafe
We absolutely love The Living Cafe for its comprehensive menu labelled with vegan, vegetarian, raw, gluten-free and nut-free options. Whether it’s the maple toasted granola bowl or a comforting cup of matcha, the food is as tasty as it is healthy. Cold-pressed juices and catering services are available as well!
The Living Cafe, available online or at 779 Bukit Timah Road, Singapore 269758
17. Genesis Vegan Restaurant
Serving up a slew of Asian and Western vegan dishes, Genesis Vegan Restaurant boasts vegan versions of popular meat-based dishes to satisfy your cravings. Plant-based bak kut teh, chicken rice and nasi lemak are some of the must-tries. Finish your meal with a tofu cheesecake for good measure.
Genesis Vegan Restaurant, available for delivery or at #B1-01, Havelock II, 2 Havelock Road, Singapore 059763
Thanks to these restaurants and eateries in Singapore, you know where to go for your next vegan food fix!