Whether it’s for dietary reasons, environmental reasons or your own ethical reasons, eating vegan has taken off in the last few years and more and more vegan options have been available for customers to choose, whether you’re a fully committed vegan or if you’re looking for a healthier alternative to your favourite dishes. Here are some vegan-friendly businesses in Hong Kong that will satisfy every single one of your tastebuds!
Tucked away in Sheung Wan, 404 Plant is a new and hip cafe with an interior that is both futuristic looking and Instagrammable. With everything on their menu being 100% plant based, 404 Plant provides you with sweet and savoury bagel sandwiches, salads and snacks to fill all your cravings!
In addition to their menu serving vegetarian and vegan friendly options, 404 Plant also features their house-made ice creams, milkshakes which are 100% dairy and egg free. They also have plant based milk alternatives for any coffees and teas that you desire, head to 404 Plant for your coffee and bagel fix!
404 Plant, G/F, 109 Jervois Street, Sheung Wan.
https://404plant.hk/ Tel: 5593 4040
Ma… and the Seeds of Life
Who could have imagined that vegan food could also be transformed into being worthy of a fine dining experience? At Ma… and the Seeds of Life, it is completely possible with Chef Tina Barrat’s expertise to create vegan dishes that burst with colour, flavour and are packed fully with nutrients.
With their menu featuring raw and cooked options for diners to choose from, every single one of Ma’s dishes are created with meticulous attention and look as beautiful as they taste. Ma also offers vegan alternatives to fine dining classics like their ‘faux-gras’ liver pate and chia seed caviar, combining the complex techniques of French cuisine together with never ending creativity.
Ma… and the Seeds of Life at Shop 11, 1st Floor, H18 CONET, 23 Graham Street, Central.
https://marestaurant.com.hk/ Tel: 3165 1717
If you’ve got a sweet tooth, then look no further. The Cakery is a bakery that creates sweet treats for vegans that are made with natural sugars and good fats, providing endless desserts that will satisfy your cravings all whilst keeping you healthy.
From cupcakes, swiss rolls, pastries and more, the list of products from The Cakery goes on and on for you to choose from. They also provide services to create bespoke orders, so you can choose however you want your sweet treats to look and taste for your special occasion.
The Cakery; many locations.
https://www.thecakery.com/?gclid=CjwKCAiA_9r_BRBZEiwAHZ_v10xBW_QFNCH5c6gFg1ORAObyaWm6dm_Gozm_brar9GdFbWzLHLoDHhoC2gYQAvD_BwE Tel: 2816 1838
If you want a dairy-free alternative to your favourite cheeses and spreads, then check out Garden Hill. With 15 years of experience working together with some of Hong Kong’s biggest names in the culinary world, Garden Hill’s founder Jan has combined her extensive experience with her background in food science to create healthier cheese and dairy alternatives.
Garden Hill sources high quality ingredients and operates in small batches to ensure the highest quality for their products. They feature a variety of cheeses from pepper jack, mozzarella, cream cheese and aged sharp cheese as well as featuring a selection of spreads. From pasta, sandwiches and cheese boards, the possibilities to create delicious dishes with Garden Hill’s products are endless!
Order from Garden Hill via their Instagram @gardenhill.pb or from their website: https://www.gardenhillhk.com
Let’s face it, as health conscious as we should strive to be; we all can’t help but have a weak spot for fast food. When you think of fast food, the phrase ‘guilt-free’ doesn’t seem like the two could ever go together, but Big Dill brings you all your favourite fast food classics that allow you to indulge in your meal without any guilt.
With their vegan take on fast food classics like juicy burgers, fried chicken, mac and cheese and others, Big Dill’s menu is sure to have your mouth watering and going back for more!
Big Dill, 123 Third Street, Sai Ying Pun.
https://bigdillhk.com/ Tel: 5726 5533