15 Vegetarian Food Places In Singapore For Meatless Chicken Rice, Army Stew And More
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15 Vegetarian Food Places In Singapore For Meatless Chicken Rice, Army Stew And More

12th March 2021

Vegetarian food in Singapore


Vegetarian food is often misunderstood as boring, when there are actually so many options available in Singapore, that cover multiple cuisines. These range from hearty Korean fare to Japanese cuisine. Whether you’re a plant-based eater, or looking to take your vegetarian friend out for a meal, our list of 15 vegetarian food places in Singapore has got you covered.


1. LingZhi Vegetarian Restaurant


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LingZhi Vegetarian Restaurant prides itself on its menu of innovative dishes, made with fresh and organic ingredients. A must-try is their Firecracker Monkey Head Mushroom ($24++), a take on the Sichuan la zi ji. Otherwise, get the Vegetarian Satay Served In Fresh Pineapple ($20++) which is equally delicious as it is aesthetically pleasing.

The restaurant also serves an A La Carte Hot Pot Buffet (from $24.80++). You can choose collagen, mushroom, or tom yum for the soup base, with over 30 dishes on the buffet menu. Do note that a minimum of two diners is required per table.

Address: 238 Thomson Road,  #03-09, 10 Velocity@Novena Square, Singapore 307683
Opening hours: Daily 11am to 3pm, 6pm to 10pm
Tel: 6538 2992
Website
LingZhi Vegetarian Restaurant is not a halal-certified eatery.


2. The Boneless Kitchen



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My personal favourite on the list is The Boneless Kitchen, a social enterprise that sells vegetarian Korean food in Singapore.

If you’re here in a group, be sure to get the Army Jeongol ($38.90), a vegetarian army stew that comes loaded with tofu, rice cakes, mock ham, mock sausages, and instant noodles. Meanwhile, the Kimbap ($9.90), a Korean rice roll snack, and Kimchi Bulgogi Fries ($11.90) make for moreish bites. The restaurant also does single-portion mains such as Dolsot Bibimbap ($11.90) and Japchae ($11.90) that are sure to fill you up. 

Address: 1 Irving Place, #01-31, The Commerze @ Irving, Singapore 369546
Opening hours: Daily 12pm to 9pm
Tel: 8457 6464
Website
The Boneless Kitchen is not a halal-certified eatery.


3. Li Wei Vegetarian


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Located in a coffee shop within Upper Serangoon, Li Wei Vegetarian is best known for their take on local dishes, served at wallet-friendly prices.

Crowd favourites include their Chicken Rice ($4), which comes with steamed mock chicken, dressed in light sauce. This rendition of chicken rice is well-loved even amongst non-vegetarians! Meanwhile, if you’re feeling peckish, their Vegetarian Fried Oyster and Vegetarian Fried Carrot Cake make for great sharing bites, affordably priced at around $4.

Address: Blk 151 Serangoon North Avenue 1, #01-41, Chang Cheng Mee Wah Coffeeshop, Singapore 550151
Opening hours: Mon-Wed, Fri 6:30am to 8pm, Sat-Sun 6am to 7:30pm
Tel: 9786 4741
Li Wei Vegetarian is not a halal-certified eatery.


4. Bodhi Deli



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Yet another eatery for vegetarian food in Singapore is Bodhi Deli, situated within Fortune Centre, a food haven for plant-based eaters. Their menu is easy on the wallet, with most dishes priced below $5.

Noodle-lovers will surely enjoy their Lor Mee ($3.50) and Mee Pok ($3.50). Otherwise, if you’re feeling like something more nutritious, consider their Pumpkin Porridge ($3.50), thick and creamy from its use of pumpkin. 

Address: 190 Middle Road, #03-26A, Fortune Centre, Singapore 188979
Opening hours: Mon-Tue, Thur-Sat 10:30am to 7pm, Sun 10:30am to 4pm
Tel: 8339 5400
Website
Bodhi Deli is not a halal-certified eatery.


5. Saute-san


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The menu at Saute-san sees a fusion of Japanese, Korean and Western cuisines. Apart from its comprehensive selection of mains, sides, drinks, and desserts, this restaurant is also halal-certified!

Here, you can expect meatless alternatives of comfort dishes, such as Soy Bacon Cream Spaghetti ($16.90+) and King Oyster Katsu Japanese Curry Rice ($18.90+). They also fry up a mean Orh Luak ($13.90+), which you can zhng-up with their Mala Orh Luak ($17.90+) and Kimchi Orh Luak ($15.90+) selections.

Address: 180 Kitchener Road, #03-23/24, City Square Mall, Singapore 208539
Opening hours: Daily 11am to 10pm
Tel: 8788 4284
Website
Saute-san is a halal-certified eatery.


6. Green On Earth



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I’m someone who’s perfectly fine with having my mala without meat, as I feel like carbs and vegetables make greater vehicles for the piquant sauce. Here at Green On Earth, you can enjoy a flavourful, meatless Mala Xiang Guo, with ingredients going for $3 per 100g. Do note that a minimum order of $10 is required.

Their menu also sees an extensive array of mains, from Sichuan-inspired dishes such as Si Chuan Boiled Fish ($28) to local favourites such as Hokkien Mee ($5.90)

Address: 386 Upper Bukit Timah Road, The Rail Mall, Singapore 678043
Opening hours: Daily 11am to 10pm
Tel: 6769 2230
Website
Green On Earth is not a halal-certified eatery.


7. Herbivore Japanese Vegetarian Restaurant


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For Japanese vegetarian food in Singapore, check out Herbivore Japanese Vegetarian Restaurant, tucked within Fortune Centre. This restaurant is decked in dark wooden tables, with pops of botany that add to its classy vibes.

Their Katsu Curry ($18++) is highly recommended, with a mock meat cutlet that’s said to be as good as the real deal. If you’re a sushi lover, check out their Avocado Roll Maki ($15++) which comes topped with creamy slices of avocado. Otherwise, they have a sashimi selection comprising Salmon Sashimi ($9++), Tuna Sashimi ($9++), and more!

Address: 190 Middle Road, #01-13/14, Fortune Centre, Singapore 188979
Opening hours: Mon, Wed-Fri 11:30am to 2:30pm, 5pm to 9pm, Sat-Sun 11:30am to 9pm
Tel: 6333 1612
Website
Herbivore Japanese Vegetarian Restaurant is not a halal-certified eatery.


8. Gokul Vegetarian Restaurant



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We last featured Gokul Vegetarian Restaurant in our Little India Food Guide, as it’s one of the best places for Indian vegetarian fare in the area. They’re best known for their Soup Kambing ($6.50++), which highlights a flavourful broth made with over 20 spices. 

Expand your Indian cuisine repertoire with their selection of authentic dishes, including the Aloo Gobi ($9++), consisting of potatoes and cauliflower fried in spices, or the Prawn Masala ($11++), with vegan prawns cooked in a flavour-packed tomato gravy.

Address: 19 Upper Dickson Road, Singapore 207478
Opening hours: Mon-Thur 10:30am to 3pm, 6pm to 10pm, Fri-Sun 10:30am to 10pm
Tel: 6396 7769
Website
Gokul Vegetarian Restaurant is not a halal-certified eatery.


9. Warung Ijo


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If you’re like me, a sucker for Indonesian food, consider Warung Ijo—a vegetarian restaurant specialising in Indonesian fare. Their Assam Fish ($15.90) comes chef-recommended, with mock fish, vegetables, and pineapple chunks steeped in a tangy, house-made assam gravy. This dish would be perfect to go on rice, alongside other signatures such as Vegetable Curry ($12.90) and Rendang Lion Mane’s Mushroom ($15.90), their take on classic rendang, with mushrooms replacing the meat.

Meanwhile, if you prefer having a dish to yourself, Warung Ijo also does single-portion mains such as Nasi Padang ($11.90) and Nasi Lemak Fried Chicken ($9.90). 

Address: 337 Beach Road, Singapore 199565
Opening hours: Tue-Fri 11am to 3pm, 4pm to 9pm, Sat 11am to 3:30pm, 4:30pm to 9:30pm, Sun 11am to 3:30pm, 4:30pm to 9pm
Tel: 8857 8600
Website
Warung Ijo is not a halal-certified eatery.


10. nomVnom Bistro



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I’ve been to nomVnom Bistro multiple times, as I’m a big fan of their burger selections, which are equally satisfying without the meat. My personal favourite is the QQ Cheezy ($9.90++), which stars a mushroom patty, topped with house-made cashew cream. 

Apart from its burgers, bread-lovers will surely enjoy the Monkey King Truffle Pizza ($17.90++), with mushrooms, truffle mayo, truffle oil, and vegan cheese atop wholemeal crust. If not, there are pasta and rice dishes available, such as the Spinach Mushroom Linguine ($12.90++) and Toon Rendang Rice ($10.90++).

Address: 6 Eu Tong Sen Street, #03-105/106/107, Clarke Quay Central, Singapore 059817
Opening hours: Sun-Thur 11:30am to 9pm, Fri-Sat 11:30am to 10pm
Tel: 6224 4996
Website
nomVnom Bistro is not a halal-certified eatery.


11. Teng Bespoke Vegetarian Restaurant


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Situated within Sunshine Plaza is Teng Bespoke Vegetarian Restaurant, another restaurant for vegetarian Japanese food in Singapore. Their sushi selections are a crowd favourite, including the Mixed Sashimi Maki ($15++) and Mozzarella Maki ($15++).

If noodles are your preferred carb, consider the Green Tea Cold Soba ($11++), especially refreshing in Singapore’s heat. Otherwise, their Tomyum Stir Fried Udon ($14++) makes for a great alternative, with chewy udon noodles cooked in a tangy tom yum sauce. 

Address: 91 Bencoolen Street, #01-50, Sunshine Plaza, Singapore 189652
Opening hours: Daily 11:30am to 3pm, 5:30pm to 10pm
Tel: 6337 7050
Website
Teng Bespoke Vegetarian Restaurant is not a halal-certified eatery.


12. Lotus Vegetarian



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Lotus Vegetarian was started by Ms Rebecca Lee, previously an ordinary housewife, with a strong passion for cooking vegetarian fare. Their menu features mostly Chinese cuisine, with Hakka delicacies to boot, such as the Truffled Hakka Abacus Trio ($10.80++). This dish sees yam, sweet potato, and Chinese yam abacus seeds tossed in truffle oil. 

Late last year, the restaurant also began dishing out a new selection of vegetarian dim sum. This includes Veggie Siew Mai Dumplings ($4.20++) and Veggie BBQ Soya-meat Buns ($4.20++), a meatless play on our favourite siew mai and char siew bao.

Address: 130 Irrawaddy Road, #02-07, Royal Square@Novena, Singapore 329566
Opening hours: Daily 11am to 9:30pm
Tel: 8668 0090
Website
Lotus Vegetarian is not a halal-certified eatery.


13. VeganBurg


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VeganBurg pioneered the vegan burger scene in Singapore, with its menu of scrumptious plant-based burgers. To suit the local palate, they’ve come up with a Chilli Krab Burg (from $11.90) which features a gluten-free mock patty, slathered with chilli crab sauce, alongside farm-fresh veggies and creamy aioli. 

Having been here a few times, my personal favourite is the Cracked Mayo Burger (from $8.90), with tangy vegan mayonnaise atop a plant-protein patty. While you’re here, be sure to get some Seaweed Fries ($2.90) and Sizzlin’ Broccoli ($2.90) to go along with your burgers.

Address: 44 Jalan Eunos, Singapore 419502
Opening hours: Daily 11:30am to 9:30pm
Tel: 6844 6868
Website
VeganBurg is not a halal-certified eatery.


14. SHU Vegetarian



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SHU Vegetarian is a popular restaurant chain, where you can get vegetarian food zi char style. Their signatures include a meatless Cereal Prawn (from $13+), which comes with heaps of addictive fried cereal. You can also expect zi char classics such as Sweet & Sour Meat (from $11+) and Omelette (from $6+), all perfect to go with rice. Apart from their main branch at Jalan Kayu, this restaurant has multiple outlets peppered across the island too.

Address: 259 Jalan Kayu, Singapore 799488
Opening hours: Daily 10:30am to 9:30pm
Tel: 6493 7265
Website
SHU Vegetarian is not a halal-certified eatery.


15. Food In The Woods


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Tucked away in Ang Mo Kio is Food In The Woods, where you can find vegetarian zi char and Western fare in the same place. The latter includes pizzas and spaghetti, where bread-lovers can opt for the Hawaiian Pizza ($12), while pasta enthusiasts can go for the Signature Spicy Aglio Olio Spaghetti ($10). Otherwise, if you’re feeling like Asian, their Salted Egg Creamy Prawns (from $16) and Yam Ring With Gong Bao Monkey Head Mushroom (from $18) come highly recommended.

Address: 532 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 10, #01-2495, Singapore 560532
Opening hours: Tue-Sun 10:30am to 9:30pm
Tel: 9696 1642
Website
Food in The Woods is not a halal-certified eatery.


Where to eat vegetarian food in Singapore


Whether you’re craving for zi char or a belly-warming army stew, our list of 15 vegetarian food places in Singapore has got you covered.

If you’re looking to round off your meal on a sweet note, check out our Okada Coffee And Sweets review for coffee jelly and mont blanc, or our Porcelain Cafe review for IG-worthy smoothie bowls.

Okada Coffee And Sweets Review: Japanese-Inspired Cafe With Coffee Jelly, Mont Blanc And Sweet Potato Latte

Featured images adapted from @cheriethefruit and @yuanoeij.

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