Dosas To Dumplings: Vegetarian Food Places In Hong Kong

From the best tea with dumplings menu to South Indian tiffin cuisine, Hong Kong offers a smorgasbord of options for foodies
Hong Kong has a range of wonderful vegetarian food
Hong Kong has a range of wonderful vegetarian food WallpaperFlare

Hong Kong is known for its skyscraper-dotted skyline, buzzing neighbourhoods, a high-octane vibe, eclectic culture, and a seascape dotted with ferries and boats. Hong Kong has an ever-growing diversifying population, which influences its culinary scene. Though primarily known for seafood, restaurants in Hong Kong also serve delectable vegetarian fare.

The food at Veda is crafted with precision
The food at Veda is crafted with precision@vedahk/Instagram


This plant-based restaurant offering vegan and gluten-free options opened in 2019. Hong Kong’s first all-vegetarian hotel restaurant, Veda is located in Ovolo Central hotel. It is run by renowned Australian chef Hetty McKinnon of Arthur Street Kitchen fame. Their silk route momos with homemade spinach and ricotta filling are very popular. And you will find several India-inspired dishes here.

Address: Ovolo Central, 2 Arbuthnot Rd, Central, Hong Kong

A customised bowl at Treehouse
A customised bowl at Treehouse@g_love2eat/Instagram


This fast-casual restaurant offers entirely unprocessed whole plant-based alternatives free of preservatives, refined sugars, artificial sweeteners, colours, trans-fats, and bleached flour. The sustainable angle does not end with food. They use 100% recyclable plastic furniture, compost, and use nutritious seasonal certified organic produce. You may have a quick and nutritious meal here as the food is prepared to order and ready in a matter of minutes. They also have gluten-free and raw choices, as well as allergy-free selections.

Addresses: Flagship: H Code, Ground Floor, 45 Pottinger Street, Central, Hong Kong. Taikoo Place: Portion A, 1/F, Lincoln House, Taikoo Place, n 979 King’s road, Quarry Bay, Hong Kong. Causeway Bay: 7 Sharp Street East, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong


If you are hankering for dosa-idli-sambar in Hong Kong, visit the popular Woodlands which serves the traditional South Indian tiffin cuisine in the style of Jain food, which mean they contain no onion, garlic, or root vegetables.

Address: Woodlands, UG Shop 16 & 17, Wing On Plaza, 62 Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Hong Kong

Tea with dumplings
Tea with dumplings @aardrian/Instagram

Lockcha Tea House

A visit to Hong Kong would be incomplete without a visit to a tea house. Hit up Lockcha Tea House for delicious varieties of specialist brews and vegetarian dim sums to have on the side. The tea houses can be found in several locations. We suggest you visit their flagship tea house, located in the heart of downtown Hong Kong (Hong Kong Park), which has a peaceful ambience and a cultural environment. It strives to resurrect historic Canton-style tea houses in its ambience, with a curation of 100+ teas and vegetarian dim sums served fresh everyday.

Addresses: You will find the Lock Cha tea houses in different venues - Hong Kong Park Tea House, Tai Kwun Tea House, and Xiqu Centre Tea Shop

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