A foodie’s guide to being a vegan in Singapore

If there’s one thing that Singapore’s not lacking in, it’s food. And that includes vegan options too. Here, we’ve rounded up a list of vegan-friendly restaurants and cafes that you can check out.

Strictly vegan

This farm-to-table eatery at Keong Saik Road offers more than just wholesome food in an industrial-chic space. It serves chunky soups like minestrone, made with quinoa, and a deconstructed sushi bowl with pickles, shiitake mushroom, avocado and miso dressing. The menu also offers dairy and sugar-free desserts, including a raw chocolate orange semi-freddo, cold pressed juices and even a small selection of craft beers.
Brownice Italian Bistro
Famous for its signature brown rice ice cream, Brownice has expanded to offer you Italian-inspired vegan food such as pizza, pesto pasta, and a truffle mushroom risotto.
Brownice Ice Cream
For a guilt-free dessert fix, Brownice offers a variety of flavors, from its bestselling French and peppermint chocolate, to sea salt Gula Melaka, peanut butter chocolate chip, and even durian.
Genesis Vegan Restaurant
This popular vegan eatery has shifted to Farrer Road and remains a lunch-crowd magnet. Its bestseller, the 7 Layer Haystack, consists of seven layers (including a couple of sauces), with flavoured Mexican style rice and beans as its base and salad layers including a sweet fresh pineapple layer stacked on top. It also offers pasta dishes such as the Brazil nut cilantro pasta, and you can finish off with a slice of tofu cheesecake.
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Located right next to Clarke Quay, this fast food outlet offers a wide variety of modern vegan food, desserts, and beverages. From its signature Nom Nom burger packed with a crunchy soya patty drizzled with tartar sauce to the spicy Otah Otah and Kimchi Croquette burgers, there’s a wide variety to choose from. There are also twelve different sides to choose from, including the popular sweet potato and truffle fries, and soups, or opt for a homemade banana cake, earl grey muffin, or chocolate ice cream.
The Loving Hut
Tucked away in Joo Chiat, this airy shophouse serves up Peranakan, local, and Western fusions with a vegan twist. Choose from a weekday special menu with recommended dishes such as the Nyonya mee siam set, or opt for a spicy tandoori burger. It also offers starters like the signature six-stick royal satay, salads and the classic cream of mushroom soup.
This Singapore-owned casual burger joint at Eunos shatters the myth that fast food equals junk food with its 100 percent plant-based menu, even making its name overseas with an outlet in San Francisco. You’ll be spoiled for choice with over 10 burgers on the menu, from a crispy patty topped with juicy button mushrooms cooked in a dairy-free sauce to a pan-grilled patty glazed with teriyaki sauce, each served with a side of fluffy seaweed fries, steamed broccoli, or mini tofu sausages.
Veggie Cottage
Nestled among neighbourhood grocery stores along Dalhousie Lane, this cozy vegan-friendly cafe serves an array of Asian and Western food, from avocado salad, local delights like nasi lemak, claypot tofu rice set and Western items like club sandwich and spaghetti bolognese. Snack on their avocado dip and organic tortilla chips for a lighter meal.
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Chickin Ala-King Set, Loving Hut

Vegetarian, with vegan options

Clover 8 Bistro
Located at Kallang Leisure Park, this quaint vegetarian and vegan-friendly restaurant bistro serves Chinese, Thai, Vietnamese and Western cuisine at affordable prices. Among some of the popular dishes are the chicken rice, glutinous rice in lotus leaf, and Vietnamese hot and sour soup.
Gokul Vegetarian Restaurant
Get your North and South Indian food fix at this restaurant conveniently located in Little India with their spread of starters, main dishes, bread and dessert. Although it is vegetarian by name, its menu is ninety percent dairy-free and vegan-friendly, aside from the paneer dishes. They also offer veganized takes on local favorites such as hokkien mee, nyonya laksa, Indian and Chinese rojak, and dum briyani.
Sauté Singapore
This cosy vegetarian bistro in Bugis specializes in Western cuisine and serves pasta, pizzas, and burgers. It also offers a daily Asian set menu with your local favorites such as chicken rice, nasi Briyani and nasi lemak and you can request for them to be made vegan-friendly. For sides, you can choose from the popular truffle or sweet potato fries, and finish off your meal with a vegan-friendly sorbet.
Sufood Singapore
This famous vegetarian restaurant chain from Taiwan serves Italian-inspired dishes at an elegant outlet in Raffles City. The menu offers a delicate trio of poached Japanese yuca root drizzled with a blueberry coulis, a lady’s finger with Alfalfa and a savoury cherry tomato jelly as an appetizer, and a variety of salads and soups. Signature mains include the golden baked Star Pizza, Baked Potato Al Funghi, and Porchini Pasta. You can request for the vegan-friendly menu too.