Originally published @ Feb 2019. Re-published @ Aug 19.
Veganism is undoubtedly growing its way through the culinary industry and the hearts of people who show concern for their own health and the environment. Its popularity can be attributed to its plant-based diet where no animal products are incorporated into preparing vegan dishes. Most vegan dishes are also healthier, more eco friendly and animal friendly. As it’s national nutrition month, we’re hoping to see if you’ll give these 5 vegan restaurants a try! And if you’re already a vegan, let’s see if you’ve been to some of these exceptional vegan restaurants!
CONFUSION (SHEUNG WAN)
Location: G/F, 103, Jervois Street, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
Telephone number: 2563 3699
Opening hours: MON-SAT (9AM-9PM) CLOSED ON SUNDAYS
Confusion’s food is a global platter that is inspired by various cultures, ranging from Indian dishes to Japanese delicacies. Everything is 100% vegan, dairy free, egg free and cruelty free. This plant-based diet includes dishes such as Tandoori Hedgehog Mushroom Quesadilla ($80) and the petite caramel vegan cheesecake ($50).
MIRROR AND VEGAN CONCEPT (CENTRAL)
Location: 9/F, 118 Queen's Road Central, Central (0.38 km)
Telephone number: 2868 0810
Opening hours: MON-SAT (11:30AM-5PM, 6-9:30PM) CLOSED ON SUNDAYS
This Italian vegan restaurant will redefine your concept of veganism. Dishes such as white truffle risotto and vegan spaghetti bolognese will make your tastebuds crave for more of delectable Italian cuisine!
ZEN EAT CUISINE (SHEUNG WAN)
Location: Sheung Wan, Wing Lok St, 1-3號, Cheungs Building, 號503室
Telephone number: 2838 0018
Opening hours: MON-TUE (12-2:30PM) WED-FRI (12-2:20PM, 6:30-9PM) SAT-SUN (CLOSED)
Zen Eat Cuisine has a minimalistic and specially curated space that aims to convey traditional Japanese values of meditation and intuition through plant-based meals. There are also set vegan meals price at around $98 prepared to suit to your dietary needs. The relaxed space is complemented by the well-presented selection of farm-to-table dishes.
LN FORTUNATE COFFEE (SAI YING PUN)
Location: G/F, Altro, No. 118 Second Street, Sai Ying Pun
Telephone number: 2858 3898
Opening hours: Open daily (9AM-10PM)
The majority of the menu here consists of vegan platters. And there’s a twist: the ‘meat’ is vegan. A vegan hot dog or burger costs only $38, for example, but if vegan meat doesn’t appeal to your taste buds, maybe dumplings and enoki mushrooms in udon soup ($78) will. Those starved for more can order a ‘Fortunate Set’ ($98) that sees you tucking into a bread-based main course with a salad bowl, potato wedges and juice.
GREEN COMMON (SHEUNG WAN)
Location: 1/F, 173 Des Voeux Road, Nan Fung Place, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
Telephone number: 2263 3153
Opening hours: MON-SUN & public holidays (11:30AM-10PM) (Last order at 9:30PM)
Green common is a 100% plant-based concept store, for its completely sustainable and wholesome dining options. This restaurant is revolutionary of the pattie burgers because it doesn’t use real meat, it’s a vegan patty that tastes exactly like the traditional beef burger. It’s a healthy alternative to eating beef burgers that is also more eco friendly.