20 Best Vegetarian & Vegan Restaurants in Hong Kong

Talking about Hong Kong and food, the legacy is rather glorious with its innumerable food joints available in every corner of this busy cosmopolitan hub. Vegetarian restaurants in Hong Kong find special attention due to its exotic range of dishes - be it the spicy ones, the tangy ones, or the sweet ones.

Here is the list of top 20 vegan and vegetarian restaurants in Hong Kong:

1. Chi Lin Vegetarian

Chi Lin Vegetarian, Hong Kong
Veg food at Chi Lin Vegetarian (Source)
To get a perfect dining spot amidst the waterfalls and greenery, Chi Lin Vegetarian provides the best of all. With a proper zen setup, this Buddhist eatery is located right in the lap of Nan Lian Gardens. With a minimalist decor, this vegetarian restaurant in Hong Kong takes you back to the roots of Chinese culture and traditions. Weekend rush is common in Chi Lin, so it is always better to book prior for savouring delicious meals, starting from HKD 120, approximately
Address - Long Men Lau, Nan Lian Garden, 60 Fung Tak Road, Diamond Hill
Timings -
Monday to Friday - 12:00 PM to 09:00 PM
Saturday and Sunday - 11:30 AM to 09:00 PM
Cost for two - HKD 200 to HKD 400
Must-Try - Some excellent food which makes Chi Lin more attractive are Asparagus fried rice, deep-fried pumpkins, the mouth-watering cheese rolls, spring rolls, beetroot salad, cashew nut soup and much more.

2. Nectar

Nectar, Hong Kong
Artisanal Cheese Platter at Nectar (Source)
The intermingling relationship of vegetarian food in Hong Kong and sustainability is the prime concern of Peggy Chan's Nectar. Peggy Chan, the owner and founder of Nectar, Nectar was formerly famous as the Grassroots Pantry providing exceptionally curated lunch, brunch, beverages, and seasonal tasting menus. The prime speciality of Nectar is that you do not just eat food and savour it, but you also get to know the story behind each food item and its making, right at your table while it is being served.
Address - 108 Hollywood Road, Central
Timings -  09:00 AM to 11:00 PM
Cost for two: HKD 600 to HKD 1500
Must-Try - An afternoon meal in Nectar will be quite memorable with Pandan Hedgehog Mushroom garnished with sweet and sour sauce, Tomato Tarate, Banana cakes with crispy oats and ice cream or with a heavy Nectar Cheese Course or Healing Mushroom Consomme.

3. Kung Tak Lam Shanghai Vegetarian Cuisine

Kung Tak Lam Shanghai Vegetarian Cuisine, Hong Kong
Food at Kung Tak Lam Shanghai Vegetarian Cuisine (Source)
A cuisine without its well intricately woven flavours is a complete mismatch. Here, in Kung Tak Lam Shanghai Vegetarian Restaurant the primary focus is given on the flavours, seasonings, and the happening ingredients. This northern Chinese restaurant, specializing in vegan and vegetarian Shanghai cuisines are tasty and palatable. The vegetarian dishes of Hong Kong served here become even more delicious with a view of the harbourside from the windows of the well lit Chinese banquet.
Address - 10/F, World Trade Centre, 280 Gloucester Road, Causeway Bay
Timings -  11:00 AM to 11:00 PM
Cost for two: HKD 200 to HKD 400
Must-Try - The cuisines with soy are very famous here, which gives a meaty taste in the dishes. Nonetheless, the famous tofu dumplings, char siu pastry, and old noodles are a must to eat while you visit Kung Tak Lam.

4. Ahimsa Buffet

Ahimsa Buffet
This buffet-style traditional eatery set up in Hong Kong is quite famous among the local residents for its fresh veggie food at a much cheaper price, as low as HKD 70 for the starting. Ahimsa Buffet, filled with simple but tasty Chinese traditional dishes, remains quite crowded, especially on weekends where it is preferable to reach 30 minutes prior to your dining. The friendly atmosphere in the intimate setting with the possibility of sharing tables with strangers will be a new experience.
Address - Shop B, G/F, Wah, Hai Mansion, 10-16 Fort Street, North Point, Hong Kong
Timings -  11:30 AM to 03:00 PM, 06:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Cost for Two: HKD 136
Must-Try - Turnip cake and Steamed bean curd rolls is a must-try. Lotus root dishes, mini noodles, kombu, yummy dishes of mushroom, handmade dumplings, innumerable spicy soup options, and green salad are some other must-try dishes in Ahimsa Buffet.

5. Saravana Bhavan

Saravana Bhavan, Hong Kong
South Indian Meals at Saravana Bhavan (Source)
To find the charm of authentic Indian cuisine in the lap of Hong Kong, Saravana Bhavan in Hong Kong, being an internationally known restaurant chain, is the best restaurant serving you vegetarian food in Hong Kong with vegan options also available. If you are in search of spicy but fresh food, Saravana in its closely-knit, the compact ambience will serve you within time.
Address - 1/F, Katherine House, 50-55 Chatham Road South, Tsim Sha Tsui
Timings -  08:00 AM to 10:30 PM
Must-Try - With an excellent menu filled with authentic south-Indian dishes, for starters, you can have rasam soup, Rava Khichdi along with Hot Idli with chutney and sambar. Famous are Milagai Podi Dosa, Mysore Dosa, Cheese Dosa, Mint Dosa, Appam, Kaima Idly, Devil Potato along with a glass of ravishing Buttermilk or Lassi.
Cost for two - HKD 100 to HKD 150

6. Greenwoods Raw Cafe

Greenwoods Raw Cafe, Hong Kong
Food at Greenwoods Raw Cafe (Source)
How about having some raw food in your lunch? Yes, you read it right. Greenwoods Raw Cafe, as the name depicts, serves raw food, where no food is heated about 41 Degree Celsius. Greenwoods thinks that food when served raw, serves the purpose best by providing the best form of nutritional value. Serving only during lunch hour, you can also reserve your seats for dinner on Saturday but with prior booking. With meals available within HKD 150, your hungry tummy can find a resort in this fresh, nutritional cafe. 
Address - 13/F, 2 Carnarvon Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
Monday to Friday - 12:00 PM to 03:00 PM
Saturday - 12:00 PM to 05:00 PM
Cost for two - HKD 150 to HKD 250
Must-Try - Greenwoods has its own restricted menu but a great one. Be it the iconic Greenwoods Smoothie of banana, spinach, and pear, or Zucchini Spaghetti or Bolognese or Raw veggie Burger - everything is delicious and affordable.

7. Tong De Veggie

Tong De Veggie in HK
Sweet and sour pork (Source)
Want to try out something interesting and contemporary in Hong Kong? Well, Tong De Veggie offers you interesting choices of food with a contemporary touch. The welcoming ambience with appreciable staff facilities and authentic aesthetics, Tong De Veggie can be now regarded as one of the most favourite vegetarian restaurants in Hong Kong. 
Address - 1/F, 10 Prat Ave, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon
Timings -  11:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Must-Try - Trying out the amazing mushroom items like Sweet and sour pork with strawberry and pineapple sauce will be exotic along with the mango sushi. 

8. Branto Pure Veg Indian Restaurant

Branto Pure Veg Indian Restaurant in HK
Branto's tasty platter in Hong Kong (Source)
Branto Pure Indian restaurant in Hong Kong is one of the best Indian vegetarian restaurants in Hong Kong. Be it the crispy dosa of southern India or the spicy curry of northern India, Branto offers everything authentic. The cheaper pricing of Branto makes it even more popular among its locals with it's the simple, compact, minimalist decor, giving it a more Bombay-like flavour.
Address - 1/F, 9 Lock Road, Tsim Sha Tsui
Timings -  11:00 AM to 03:00 PM, 06:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Cost for two - HKD 150 to HKD 300
Must-Try - Coming to Branto and not tasting Puri Bhaji, Bhel Puri and Dahi Puri in the snacks section will be a mistake for life. Even, the main course dishes are equally delicious like Cheese Uttapam, Dahi Idli, Medu Vada, Sada Dosa, Pav Bhaji, Pineapple Pizza with sweets like Gulab jamun and Rasgulla.

9. TreeHouse

TreeHouse restaurant in HK
TreeHouse restaurant at Hong Kong (Source)
If you are in search of an exotic eatery in Soho of Hong Kong, come to Tree House, another extraordinary creation of Cristian Mongendre! Not only is it a vegetarian and vegan spot, but all the items used in this place are fresh, organic and mostly all the sauces are also made in-house, except for a few. The wide range of handmade flatbread is very famous among the population. The decor of this eatery is equally sober like it's the menu.
Address - Shop 1, Ground Floor, H Code, 45 Pottinger Street, Central
Timings -  10:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Cost for two - HKD 50 to HKD 300
Must-Try - A must try in Tree House are the Savanah Burger, Banana Flatbread, exotic range of salads, 33 various veggie plant-based toppings for dishes, 10 kinds of homemade sauces and the mouthwatering desserts like energy balls, choc chip cookies, thin raw cakes, muffins and much more.

10. Sangeetha Vegetarian Restaurant

Sangeetha Vegetarian Restaurant
Delicious Masala Dosa at Sangeetha Vegetarian Restaurant (Source)
Gathering up spices, ingredients, and flavours from Southern India, Sangeetha Vegetarian Restaurant is now an established chain of vegetarian restaurants in Hong Kong, having 30 branches with 18 in abroad and rest in India. Drawing inspiration from Udupi and Chettinad style of cooking, the entire menu is curated to please its customers along with a touch of Mughal and Chinese influence. The provocative ambience of the place with perfect lighting and seating arrangement further adds to the dining experience.
Address - UG 1-5 & 31, Wing on Plaza, 62 Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui
Monday to Friday - 08:30 AM to 03:00 PM and 06:00 PM to 10:30 PM
Saturday and Sunday - 08:30 AM to 10:30 PM
Cost for two - HKD 100 to HKD 300
Must-Try - From the huge list of food items, it is difficult to choose but one must definitely not miss the amazing Kaima Idly, Chilli Paratha, Kothu Paratha, Methi Kebab, Paneer Kebab, Ghee Podi Plain Dosa, Kara Dosa, dry Fruit Rava Dosa Kuzhi Paniyaram, Mushroom Sizzler along with sweets like Ladoo, Malai Peda, Suryakala and many more.

11. Isoya Japanese Veg Restaurant

Isoya Japanese Veg Restaurant in HK
Fusion food in Isoya at Hong Kong (Source)
With a sophisticated presentation of exotic dishes in this Japanese style vegetarian restaurant Isoya in Hong Kong, this eatery offers you a cosy, relaxed and casual ambience. It is not very easy to find a completely authentic Japanese style veggie restaurant in Hong Kong, unlike Isoya. Isoya, run by a couple from Ishiyama of Causeway Bay, boasts of its food and the techniques of preparation and its philosophy which they communicate to their customers, too.
Address - 83 Wan Chai Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong Island
Timings -  Monday to Saturday - 12:00 PM to 02:30 PM, 06:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Cost for two -  HKD 400 to HKD 800
Must-Try - You can find vegetarian forms of many all-time favorite classic Japanese dishes. Apart from the regular avocado and cucumber rolls, Isoya offers excellent sushi platter, cold bean curd, tofu dish with seaweed, soy milk-based soup, gluten and much more

12. Mana! Central

Mana! Central in HK
Plant-based food at Mana! Central (Source)
One of the highest-rated vegan and vegetarian restaurants in Hong Kong, MANA! was established in 2011 by veteran environmentalist Bobsy Gaia, is now having three branches in which MANA! Central serves around 500 customers, every day. With a motto of 'food that doesn't cost the earth', this plant-based fast-casual eatery has a fusion decor inviting people from all strata of lives. 
Address - 92 Wellington Street, Central
Timings -  Monday to Friday - 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM, Weekends - 10:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Cost for two - HKD 150 to HKD 250
Must-Try -The food of MANA! Central is uncomparable - be it the Classic Burger, Babylon Burger, Sun Juice, Green Juice or the yummy rainbow yams and dips. The mouth-watering signature flatbreads are also undeniable! Bliss with avocado, spinach, cucumber, and hummus or the MANA! 

13. Kind Kitchen

Kind Kitchen
With a contemporary style setting, Kind Kitchen is a newly founded pure vegetarian cafe in Hong Kong with an interesting menu, having both Asian and Western dishes. Also, the famous plant-based pork analogue Omni Pork is available here in Kind Kitchen. The ambience is warm, with meaningful notes in the walls along with a private seating arrangement, too. 
Address - Shop 1, 1/F Nan Fung Place, 173 Des Voeux Road, Central
Timings -  11:30 AM to 09:30 PM
Must-Try - Coming to an extensive list of food, some must-try dishes include the sober Zucchini noodles, Beetroot Walnut Risotto, veggie burgers with truffle mayo with a glass of Cogito or Lemon Ginger Zest and a bite of Happy nuggets with honey mustard sauce.

14. Leisurely Veggie

Leisurely Veggie
When efficient chefs take the responsibility to take care of your cravings for vegetarian food in Hong Kong, all you must do is to sit and enjoy the wait. This is what happens in Leisurely Veggie, where Asian and Western cuisines are found in their best appearances and attire. The pastry section is excellent, managed by the Herbivores team and foods with vegan free options are also available. 
Address - 25/F, Jardine Center, 50 Jardine Bazaar, Causeway Bay
Timings -  11:30 AM to 04:00 PM, 06:00 PM to 10:30 PM
Cost for two - HKD 300 to HKD 500
Must-Try - Anything and everything is available here in Leisurely veggie. Best amongst all is honey glazed crispy mushroom, Bean curd sheets with Lily Bulbs and Soybeans, the sizzling stir-fried mixed vegetable with XO Sauce, the heavy Pearl brown rice bowl along with a glass of iced Butterfly Pea and Pear juice.

15. Veggie Spinner

Veggie Spinner restaurant in HK
Authentic Vegetarian platter at the Veggie Spinner (Source)
Quite a congested cafe, this eatery serves good and affordable vegetarian food in Hong Kong. With small seating capacities, the crowd is also huge, serving fresh rolls, tacos, burgers, and delicious juices. If you are in a hurry and want to grab some light lunch without onion and garlic and with vegan options, Veggie Spinner of Causeway Bay will be a fine option to serve you. With minimalist decor and excellent staff, this cafe is widely famous among the youngsters.
Address - 144 Tung Lo Wan Road, Causeway Bay
Timings -  11:00 AM to 10:00PM
Cost for two - HKD 150 to HKD 200
Must-Try - Some must-try food from the Fresh Veggie Spinner’s menu includes Risotto with Vegetables, Truffle Linguine set, fried spaghetti with tomato and mixed vegetables along with Pomelo tea or Mandarine Lemon or Longan Red Jujube Syrup

16. Veda

Veda restaurant in HK
Hong Kong's premiere restaurant - Veda (Source)
Coming from the Sanskrit word Vid, which means knowledge, Veda deals with the knowledge of the East and West and amalgams them together to form the exotic and appealing flavours, ingredients, textures, and smell for their dishes. With a veggie platter, the list of classic wines will make the dining even more graceful. The soft and subtle lighting, the floor to floor ceiling, excellent seating arrangements and its greenery attracts visitors from all around the world to experience Veda, the ultimate vegetarian food joint.
Address - 2 Arbuthnot Road,  Central, Hong Kong Island
Sunday to Wednesday - 06:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Friday and Saturday - 06:00 PM to 12:00 PM
Cost for two - HKD 200 to HKD 300
Must-Try - Food is heavenly in Veda. Starting with the Herb Green Salad also with Veda’s Misoy Ramen bowl and bite of Cashew Naan Pizza will be exhilarating. You must also try the homemade Semolina Potato Gnocchi, the tomato-based Okra masala, Quinoa Arancini with rich mozzarella along with Fig Cheesecake

17. LockCha

Tea is in plenty in China, but Lock Cha is dedicated to good tea which is worth the money, worth the time and worth an experience for life. Lock Cha has also hitched its name in American Express Essentials as one of the best vegetarian restaurants in Hong Kong. Lock Cha with its elegant decor with yellow lights, has some of the best vegetarian dim sum dishes along with 70 vivid kinds of tea to feed your hungry tummy. Gluten-free and vegan options are also available.
Address - G/F, K. S. Lo  Gallery, Hong Kong Park, Admiralty
Timings - (Closed on every second Tuesday of the month)
Sunday to Friday - 10:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Saturday - 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Must-Try - Only quality food is served in Lock Cha - be it the steamed turnip cake, steamed vegetable roll, green squash roll, home-land sticky bun, yellow cucumber with vinegar, pan-fried mixed mushroom bun, veggie dumplings, or desserts like osmanthus wolfberry seed pudding or ginger pudding

18. Fresca

Fresca in HK
The exotic interiors of Fresca in Hong Kong (Source)
Fresca thrives on bringing a balance between freshness and taste, so are the platters provided by Fresca. Vegetables are directly brought from their in-house Fresca Farmacy, where they use only natural compost to maintain quality. These daily harvested veggies add to the taste in this small eatery, serving you food right on time along with a huge buffet of fresh salad, without any delay.
Address - 54A Hollywood Road, Central
Timings -  Monday to Saturday - 08:30 AM to 05:00 PM
Must-Try - Food is extensive which mostly stays quite under HKD 100. Bakery and snacks are beautiful like the gluten-free pancake, gluten-free cookie, and gluten-free and steamed muffins. Daily meals include Roasted Cauliflower Carrot Soup, Sichuan Veggie Mix with Soy Chicken, stir-fried seasonal veggies with ginger along with beverages like Jax Coco, Taboocha and many others.

19. OVO Cafe

Ovo Cafe
OVO Cafe promises you the original taste of vegetables, mixed with authenticity, taste, and happiness. Run by Felin Wong, this fusion style cafe serves multiple drinks and vegetarian food in Hong Kong, which will keep tantalizing your taste buds for a lifetime. Not just a vegetarian cafe, but the cafe aims at inspiring and encouraging those with green diets.
Address - Wan Chai Road, Wan Chai
Timings -  11:30 AM to 10:00 PM
Cost for two - HKD 160 to HKD 200
Must-Try - Food is delicious. The OVO green salad, classic Nicoise lotus root salad, cheesy baked broccoli with tomato sauce, tomato with Japanese wasabi sesame sauce, Sichuan spicy risotto and lot more. Also, not to forget about the lustrous drinks like americano, flat white, brown sugar latte, orange passion fruit smoothie, lychee aloe soda and much more

20. Confusion Plant-Based Kitchen

Confusion Plant-Based Kitchen in HK
Food at Confusion Plant Based Kitchen in Hong Kong(Source)
Confusion Plant Based Kitchen is an eatery that looks towards the fusion of multiple cultures while concentrating solely on plant-based platters. This is among the vegetarian restaurants in Hong Kong that provides you with 100% egg-free, animal product-free and vegan-based food with utmost quality check. This tiny and clean restaurant is earning more popularity with each day with its friendly staff communication and a wide range of breakfast and lunch options. 
Address - G/F, 103, Jervois Street, Sheung Wan
Timings -  Monday to Saturday - 11:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Cost for two - HKD 100 to HKD 400
Must-Try - Some must-try veggie dishes of Confusion Plant Based Kitchen includes spiced chickpea and avocado sandwich with fries and sauce, Falafel wrap, Hedgehog Mushroom Burrito, Japanese Curry with rice and agedashi tofu along with some excellent choices of desserts which keeps on changing
How did you like our list of the best vegetarian restaurants in Hong Kong? Was it helpful? Let us know in the comments below!

~ Written by Sreyashi Paul and Ashutosh Chandra

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