8 Best Vegetarian Restaurants in Penang

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1. JanxDen Greenlife Cafe @ Jalan Chow Thye

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This is one awesome restaurant that serves really good vegetarian food. It gets even healthier with no use of MSG and full organic ingredients. They serve tasty Asian and also western food from pizzas, burgers, fried rice, pasta, porridge and more. One famous thing here is their super famous eggless cheesecakes and they come in so many different flavours everyday.

2. Woodlands Vegetarian Restaurant @ Lebuh Penang

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If you are craving for a really pure and classic Northern Indian food, this is a place you should never miss. If you are there, don’t forget to enjoy all the different types of Indian sweets like jelebi, and laddoos.

3. Vegetarian Anandha Bhavan @ Little India

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Just located opposite of Woodlands Restaurant in Little India. Authentic southern and northern Indian vegetarian food not to be missed. You will even enjoy their thosai that comes in different variety. Not to forget, their cold buttermilk, which is also known as “mooru”.

4. Veggie Beyond Secret Recipe @ Elit Avenue

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Ever felt sad that you are not able to enjoy eggless cakes in Secret Recipe? Now Veggie Beyond is here to comfort our craving. Veggie Beyond is the vegetarian version of Secret Recipe that has Asian delights and also variety of eggless cakes not to be missed. Beyond veggie use fresh ingredients and products with no colourings or preservatives and do not add MSG.

5. Luk Yea Yan @ Jalan Macalister

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If you are craving for a really good Asam Laksa, this is the place you should be ordering your food. This restaurant is very famous for their Asam Laksa and the crowd just does not seem to end here.

6. Sushi Kitchen Japanese Meatless Café @ Sungai Ara

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Now even vegetarians can enjoy Japanese food like sushi here. Offering creative, healthy, and organic Japanese food without MSG and artificial colourings or preservatives. Never miss out trying their recommended sushi sets, miso soup, miso udon and also their spicy noodles.

7. Lily’s Vegetarian Kitchen @ Lorong Madras

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Fresh and mostly organic vegetarian food including nyonya, oriental, fusion and western dishes. Lots of mock meat and fish dishes. You can even pre-book to have a steamboat with your friends and family here.

8. The Leaf Healthy House @ Penang St

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The Leaf is definitely a place to visit for the health conscious people. The food doesn’t contain MSG, white sugar, white salt, artificial colourings, preservatives, garlic, onions and gluten. You only get fresh and natural foods including brown rice, brown sugar, rock salt, coconut and olive oil which is used sparingly. The menu at the Leaf Healthy House offers a great variety of Asian fusion dishes as well as burgers, sandwiches, spaghetti and snacks such as Vietnamese spring rolls and edamame beans.

Written by Shumie Mie

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