With an increasing number of people turning to an all, or even partly vegan diet, the number of top-notch plant-based eateries is on the rise. And these earth-friendly hotspots have a lot more to offer to their vegan-loving patrons than a simple salad or mac’ and cheese.
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Maybe you’re craving for plant-based burgers or vegan versions of popular local dishes. Well, those are there for the taking too. Especially, when you make your way to one of these 7 best vegan restaurants on the island of Singapore.
- Soul ALife
Soul ALife is clear about its mission: to serve you ‘healthy, nourishing vegan food for thy soul’. Located in the heart of Changi, the restaurant serves all kinds of plant-based meals. Enjoy a smashed avocado on toast ($9.90) for brunch or their signature Buddha Bowl ($9.90), which comes with quinoa, roasted veggies, cherry tomatoes, tofu and more. For a sweet treat, indulge in their organic acai smoothie bowls (from $7.90) or the sugar-free vegan protein brownie ($4.90) with a finishing touch of their cold-pressed juices.
Address: 5 Changi Business Park Central 1, #02-40, Changi City Point, Singapore, 486038
Opening Hours: Daily 11.30 AM – 9.30 PM
- Vegan Bowl Deli Cafe
If you’re keen to hop on board the vegan local delights but don’t know where to start – it’s definitely the Vegan Bowl. The menu highly emphasizes different set meals like rice bowls, udon, and fusion spaghetti dishes with char siew and teriyaki. Plus, the set meal comes with a hot bowl of miso soup, a scoop of non-dairy ice cream, and a drink. A must-try, however, is their selection of smoothie bowls. Visit the restaurant to see for yourself what all the well-deserved hype is all about!
Address: 3 Pickering Street #01-39 Singapore, Singapore 048660
Opening Hours: Daily 11.00 AM – 10.0 PM (Closed on Sundays)
- Loving Hut
Loving Hut is a vegan café that offers a variety of food, from popular local dishes such as Nyonya Laksa Lemak ($9.90) and Vegan O-Luak ($12.90), to western food like their Scramble Tofu Sandwich ($8.90) and Aglio Olio Supremo ($12.90). This eatery has been loved by eco-conscious Singaporean locals for quite some time now but the biggest crowd-pleaser is definitely the local delights – proving that traditional dishes can be just as delicious and flavoursome without any meats.
Address: 229 Joo Chiat Rd, #01-01, Singapore 427489
Opening Hours: Mon, Wed-Fri 11.30 AM – 2.30 PM, 6 PM – 9.30 PM | Sat-Sun 11.30 AM – 9.30 PM
When you think of a fast-food restaurant, your mind automatically goes to burgers, pizzas, bacon, and cheese. The NomVnom in Singapore is no different – except that all of their meals are 100% plant-based! The sustainable and eco-friendly eatery has a healthy collection of the finest foods such as the Lion’s Mane Burger ($9.90) and the Monkey King Truffle Pizza ($17.90). Everything on the menu can easily be classified as soul food.
*Note: The pizzas are only available at the Clarke Quay outlet.
Address: 6 Eu Tong Sen Street Level 3 unit 105, 059817 (Central Clarke Quay)
Opening Hours: Daily 11 AM – 10.30 PM
Address: 18 Tai Seng Street, #B1-02 S539775 (Tai Seng)
Opening Hours: Daily 9 AM – 9 PM
- The Living Cafe
The Living Cafe has been a pioneer of raw and plant-based cuisine since 2011. Although they serve white meat, like fish, their menu has an extensive range of food labelled with vegan, vegetarian, raw, gluten-free, and nut-free options. It is a little pricey, however, it is worth every cent to taste the array of dishes in the ‘Breakfast Club’ section of the menu, such as Paleo Berry Waffles ($20), Keto Brekkie Bowl ($18), and Breakfast Burrito ($20).
Address: 779 Bukit Timah Road Singapore, Singapore 269758
Opening Hours: Tue – Fri 10 AM – 7 PM | Sat-Sun 9 AM – 7 PM
- Afterglow by Anglow
Afterglow is all about that mouth-watering plant-based cuisine, serving a variety of farm-to-table, mostly raw, wholesome food. From sharing platters like Teriyaki Meatballs ($14) and Afterglow Kimchi Avo Rolls ($14) to warm mains like Cuban Burgers ($20), these meals are seriously delicious with delightful earthy flavours. And if everyone knew how good these meals taste – the whole world would be vegan tomorrow and there would be no looking back. Also, lookout for new items as they occasionally update their menu!
Address: 24 Keong Saik Road Singapore, Singapore 089131
Opening Hours: Mon-Sat 12 PM to 10 PM
- Whole Earth Singapore
As a Michelin Bib Gourmand award-winner consecutively for 4 years, Whole Earth surely knows how to win over the locals’ hearts with its timeless Asian dishes without containing any animal products. Their Nonya Curry ($21) and Penang Rendang are guaranteed to hit any and all the spots you’ve got as these dishes are known to be the finest Peranakan dishes in the restaurant. But there’s definitely more curated vegan local meals you can look forward to at the famous plant-based restaurant.
Address: 76 Peck Seah St, Singapore 079331
Opening Hours: Daily 11.30 am – 3pm (last order 2.30pm), 5.30 – 10pm (last order 9.15pm)
There you have it, several awesome meat-free restaurants to choose from in Singapore.