I was pleasantly surprised when I recently joined a friend for lunch at Black Tap Singapore. Famous for its craft burgers and towering cakeshakes, the New York eatery in Marina Bay Sands has now expanded its offering to include a few vegan dishes, on top of the vegetarian options it already offered.
A prominent Indian restaurant in Singapore, Shahi Maharani’s restaurant’s forte lies in its heavy-handed use of aromatic spices, churning out fantastic North-Indian food that is authentic and made with traditional recipes handed down for generations. The menu is extensive, with ample choice for vegans and vegetarians.
Fotia serves the freshest Greek food dished up by skilled chefs. It offers ample variety for vegetarians and also those seeking gluten-free options. The Greek restaurant exudes a vibe befitting a cosy mediterranean place. The service is good as is the food.
Tucked in the Dempsey enclave, La Salsa is a restaurant that offers Latin vibes all round, from its food to carefully crafted cocktails spanning South American cuisines. What makes things even better is that La Salsa has a special focus on being vegetarian-friendly. It offers a huge array of vegetarian selections, with several vegan dishes on offer too.
Jade, one of its marque restaurants has been offering diners an authentic Chinese cuisine of exceptional quality for the last 11 years and has now launched ‘Taste the Future’, a special plant-based five-course menu (S$68++ per person) that is a next step towards sustainable living. All of the menu’s mainstays are pure vegan, made with no meat, eggs or dairy.
Artichoke is a middle eastern inspired restaurant with tons of vegetarian and vegan options. While the menu draws on middle-eastern flavours, it is far from traditional and that is the fun part. Located in the heart of Singapore’s Arts and Heritage district, Artichoke is housed in a brightly coloured yellow building.
Oasis Restaurant at Grand Hyatt Singapore offers a tranquil break from the city. The restaurant is perfect for Alfresco style dining, in the midst of lush greenery and fresh, open air, right next to the relaxing azure of the swimming pool. You can see your dishes being prepared a-la-minute at the open kitchen. The Menu has clearly marked vegetarian and vegan options ranging from salads and sandwiches to burgers and wraps.
We are always on the lookout for cafés that serve quality brew, alaongside fabulous vegan & vegetarian fare that goes beyond croissants and pancakes. Here are 5 of our favourite cafés around Singapore, that not only serve a mean cup of Joe but also deliver on the veg-vegan front.
Weekend Brunch in Singapore: 5 Restaurants to Hit for Fantastic, Wholesome, Vegan & Vegetarian Brunch
Something about weekend brunch just sets it apart from other meals. Maybe it is the relaxed weekend vibe and the fact that this vibe turns meals to happiness on a plate. Of course, to make that happiness linger, we need awesome plant-based food. Here are some of our favourite restaurants to head to for Weekend Brunch that offers yummo vegetarian and vegan options.