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Chef Peggy Chan's top 3 spots for vegetarian food in Hong Kong

LUXE City Guides
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Where to eat vegetarian food in Hong Kong

Not only is Peggy Chan a glowing advocate for a nutrient-rich, plant-based, organic diet, but she’s an environmental activist who championed conscious consumption long before it became a hashtag.

 

The Hong Kong-born entrepreneur, chef and vegetarian clocked up experience in some of the city’s starriest restaurants before founding Grassroots Pantry in 2012. The lofty-chic restaurant on Hollywood Road, Sheung Wan attracted a stylish fanbase with its diverse, wholesome menu that blended Asian and Western influences. As the vegetarian and vegan trend continues to set pace, we invited Peggy to share her favourite veggie-leaning eateries in Hong Kong.


Thai Vegetarian Food

Thai Vegetarian Food, Kowloon City

This family-run place is reminiscent of how we started Grassroots Pantry: it’s half shop, half restaurant although it’s become so popular they’ve had to expand Thai Vegetarian Food recently. I love it because it’s down to earth and run by a husband and wife. I’m moderately intolerant to onions and garlic and I know the restaurant doesn’t serve any of those so it’s a great place for me to go. The raw mango salad and ‘prawn’ cakes are very good.

Bedu

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Bedu

Bedu makes being vegetarian easy. From falafel to hummus, labneh, pilaf and baked broccoli, the choices are endless! The dishes are always fresh and the team, always accommodating.

Sakti

Sakti

Sakti at Five Elements is another one of my favourite eateries that serves creative and nutrient-dense plant-based cuisine, while holding quality sourcing to a high standard. They serve food that I'd usually make at home, so being able to leave the cooking to someone else (like Sakti culinary curator Arnaud Hauchon) is such a relief when I'm too busy to cook!


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