13 Vegan / Vegetarian Friendly Restaurants
Gauri Ghat, Lake Side, Pokhara, Nepal
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Chinese, International, Beer/Wine
Cafe attached to Gauri Shankar Guest House. Small range of dishes that rotates regularly. Library and a quaint garden to sit in are available. Try the Nepali national dish, dal bhaat takali, upon request. Directions: Go down the street near Gauri Ghat that is across from the Ghat.
Baidam Rd, Lake Side, Pokhara 6, Pokhara, Nepal
Cuisine: Lacto, Indian, Nepali
Situated directly at the lakeside road of the urban district "Lakeside." It's not a typical tourist restaurant but it's clean, and the dishes are tasty. Cooks mainly local Nepalese food.
Center Point complex, Baidam 6, Lake Side, Pokhara, Nepal
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Pizza, Indian, International, Western, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Israeli, Nepalese
Lakeside restaurant on 3 floors, reported to be all vegetarian. Its first outlet is in Kathmandu. Offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Falafel, hummus, vegan breakfast, tagine, organic salads, shakshuka, tahini, pakora, and more.
Middle Path St, Lake Side, Baidam Road 6 (at opposite Hotel Mountain Top), Pokhara, Nepal
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Indian, Italian, Mexican
All vegetarian Indian restaurant with an extensive western menu and vegan options. Vegans may need to specify to avoid dairy.
Shivamandir Marg (at Peace Eye Guest House), Pokhara, Nepal
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, International, Beer/Wine, Asian, Nepali
Vegetarian restaurant in Lakeside. Relaxed atmosphere. Vegan options are marked, but more are available if you ask.
Lakeside, Pokhara, Nepal
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Beer/Wine, Nepalese
Small vegetarian restaurant serving Nepali cuisine with a few international items, a selection of tea and beverages. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Try the simi nariwhal which is stir-fried green beans with toasted coconut over rice. Tara will modify dishes to suit your needs.
Lakeside (at Baidam Road), Pokhara, Nepal
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Indian, International, Western, Take-out, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. A coffee house/bakery serves a variety of dishes from around the world including Italian, Chinese and Japanese.
Baidam Rd, Lakeside, Pokhara, Nepal
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, Pizza, Indian, Italian, Western, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Mexican, Asian, European, Nepali, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Restaurant with many vegetarian options and an understanding of veganism which they will cater for. Views over the lake.
Lake Side-6, Pokhara, Nepal
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, International, Western, Beer/Wine, Nepali, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Vegetarian choices include faux tofu meats and kofta, of which some can be adapted to vegan. Free Wi-Fi. Floor and bench seating.
Health Food Stores, Vegan Shops, Vegan Bakery and Catering, Vegetarian B&Bs, Organizations
Lakeside 6, Pokhara, Nepal
Stocks organic, mostly local sourced grains, spices, coffee, and tea; plus handmade soaps, essential oils, beauty products; vegan-friendly jam, fruit-covered chocolates, raw cocoa and energy balls; and has kombucha.
Still hungry? Try searching for areas surrounding Pokhara.