Vegetarians in Singapore can rejoice at the luxurious dining options here that cater to their dietary preferences. With a rise in health and religious consciousness, more are switching over to a vegetarian or vegan diet. There’s more to the vegetarian lifestyle than just salad — check out seven of the best vegetarian buffets in Singapore!
1. Lotus Vegetarian Restaurant
Originating from Taiwan, Lotus Vegetarian Restaurant offers over 100 dishes on its extensive menu, which are always on rotation and made with fresh ingredients. Their signature dish is their Taiwanese dim sum; they also offer other Asian cuisines such as Japanese and fusion food.
Located at Quality Hotel, the Tunglok Group restaurant is guaranteed to be a winner for family meals and reunion dinners. They also carry steamboat buffets from Monday to Thursday — choose two different soup bases from the five available and take your pick from 70 ingredients!
Lotus Vegetarian Restaurant: Quality Hotel, 201 Balestier Road | 6254 0090 | https://www.facebook.com/LotusVegetarian/
2. Yummy Veggie International Buffet & Steamboat Restaurant
Offering a large Asian fare, Yummy Veggie International Buffet & Steamboat Restaurant is a hit amongst the indecisive. Their 11 stations take you from Japan to Thailand to Hong Kong — customise your own chee cheong fun amongst other dishes! Yummy Veggie aims to advocate guiltless eating with eggless cakes in their dessert station as well.
Prices start from $24.80++ for their lunch buffet. It includes a steamboat buffet that has a selection of at least five flavours. They serve organic produce and meat substitutes to curate the best vegetarian experience in a single sitting. Moreover, all their food items are not prepared with onion, leek and garlic.
Yummy Veggie International Buffet & Steamboat Restaurant: 5 Lengkong Tiga #01-04 Kampong Kembangan Community Club S(417408) | 6441 2688 / 6636 1683 |https://www.veggie.com.sg/
3. Supreme Vege
Supreme Vege serves up quality Chinese cuisine for those with a traditional palate. Prices are affordable, starting at $20.00++ per pax. Many have touted this restaurant as a place that preserves taste without MSG flavours. Moreover, vegans are able to eat most of their menu items as they are almostly plant-based.
Located at Hotel Royal in Bencoolen, Supreme Vege is a stone’s throw away from the city centre. Its relaxed ambience is great for those seeking a quiet dinner, especially with the elderly. Supreme Vege also gives 30% off to those celebrating their birthday with them! Do remember to bring along your IC for proof.
Supreme Vege: 12 Queen Street #02-03 Hotel Royal @ Queens, S(188553) | supremevege.sg | 6238 5085
4. Pete’s Place
A treasure amongst the Singaporean vegan community, Pete’s place is the first restaurant in Singapore to offer a vegan Italian buffet. Pete’s place stays true to its rustic Italian trattoria roots with its decor and wood-fired oven. Offering signature Italian dishes such as freshly-baked focaccia and fresh pasta, Pete’s place is one of the best vegan restaurants in Singapore.
Located at Grand Hyatt at Scotts Rd, their lunch buffet is priced at $32.00++ for adults and is from 12:00 pm to 2:30 pm. Kids below seven years old get to dine in for free! We recommend trying their plant-based desserts at the end of your meal — creative dishes like strawberry pizza and orange polenta cake are sure to entice your palette even after a filling meal!
Pete’s Place: Grand Hyatt Singapore, 10 Scotts Road S(228211) | 6738 1234 | https://www.singapore.grand.hyattrestaurants.com/petes-place.html
5. LingZhi Vegetarian Restaurant
LingZhi Vegetarian Restaurant offers the best of both worlds in the form of a steamboat and regular ready-made buffet foods. If you like local and Chinese cuisine, this restaurant is for you. They serve many meat substitutes like Vegetarian BBQ Pork Bun and Steamed Siew Mai.
We recommend the popiah that is served from the chef’s live station. One of their outlets is located at Velocity@Novena Square; they have both lunch and dinner buffets with prices starting at $26.80++ for the former. Their buffet menu is constantly on rotation and is dependent on the seasonal goods available.
Lingzhi Vegetarian Restaurant: 238 Thomson Rd, #03-09/10, Velocity@Novena Square, S(307683)| 6538 2992 | https://www.lingzhivegetarian.com/en/home
Highly raved for its good for value meals, Annalakshmi offers a South Indian buffet for only $18.00++. The restaurant just celebrated their 33rd anniversary this year and is still standing strong due to its loyal customer base and delicious authentic food. They serve up a variety of rice dishes, like Tomato Rice and Hyderabadi Biryani, to pair with their sides like the Panchratna Dhal.
Annalakshmi believes dining can be made into a cultural experience and often pairs up with Temple of Fine Arts to advertise their cultural shows after having a great dinner. Have a spiritually and physically filling meal over at Annalakshimi!
Annalakshmi: 20 Havelock Rd, 04 Central Square, S(059765) | 6339 9993 | https://www.facebook.com/Annalakshmi.sg/
7. Gopal’s Restaurant
Gopal’s Restaurant serves up a good variety of homely dishes such as roti prata, dosai and vegetarian mutton biryani. Their weekday lunch buffet offers unlimited servings of 12 items with freshly prepared chapati, for only $8.90 nett. Their Saturday lunch buffet allows you to feast on 18 dishes that include dum biryani, naan, chapati and dosai, for only $12.90 nett.
From Indian food like gobi manchurian and Western food like pizzas to even local delights like mee goreng and char kway teow, Gopal’s Restaurant is guaranteed to serve up a nourishing vegetarian meal. They also have catering and home delivery services!
Gopal’s Restaurant: 157 Kitchener Rd, Singapore 208529 | 6296 2452 | https://gopals.sg/