The Herbivores - Soho

Overall rating: 4.0 stars 4 Reviews
Usually offers several vegan main courses, including ones with a Japanese theme. Drinks/mock-tails. Limited selection of vegan desserts - sometimes only one. 26 seats. Essential to book by phone before you visit. Kitchen closes 1 hour before the restaurant closes. Price: Moderate more-less
Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Western, International, Japanese
35 Staunton Street, Soho, Central District (Shelley Street - the escalator)
Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong

Open Mon-Fri 12-11pm, Sat-Sun 11am-11pm.

  • Reservations required
  • Accepts credit cards


First Review by JohnnySensible
  • vegetarian

Okay food for a overwhelming price

3 Posted on 08 / 05 / 2014

A very nice waitress, an ambient atmosphere with their communal table and a variety of dishes (Italian, Japanese, Thai) - that's the part we loved. The taste was so-so, though and the prices way too high for the quality.

Pros: Down in SoHo, Ambient atmosphere, Friendly staff
Cons: Overpriced, Taste was so-so
  • vegan

The Herbivores, Soho, Hong Kong

4 Posted on 06 / 14 / 2014

This place does excellent vegan friendly food. I had gazpacho for a starter and this lentil and mushroom main course. Both were top.

It's a modern sort of d├ęcor. The waiter was very helpful.

If yu are at a stage of your life where you are on a tight budget, don't even think about going here. Starter, main and a drink x 2 was 614 honkie bucks.

Pros: Vegan friendly, Top food
Cons: Pricey
  • vegetarian

high quality and delicious food

4 Posted on 12 / 02 / 2013

I ate here with 6 other people last week and really enjoyed this place. It's a small restaurant with a large communal table in the center and 2-3 small tables on the side, in the trendy and expensive Soho area popular with expats and Western-educated locals.

The food is international, inventive, and delicious. Portions are small to average, and prices are predictably high for a concept restaurant in this trendy enclave.

They serve wine and cocktails as well. Reservations are a must, due to their limited seating capacity.

  • herbivore

Delicious Japanese Vegan Dishes

4 Posted on 06 / 18 / 2013

I adore Japanese vegan food so 'The Herbivores' has become one of my favorite eating places.

They really do 'Japanese' very well indeed - with some nice twists.

A dish made from Italian looking pasta + umeboshi plums + shredded nori is quite wonderful - I forget what they call it!

The staff are reasonably vegan conscious.

Once they forgot that a sauce contained Parmesan - luckily I spotted it from the smell.

Delicious & highly inventive mock cocktails.


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Last updated: 2014/06/29


Added: 2013/06/18


Added by: JohnnySensible