Top 10 Vegan / Vegetarian Restaurants
Even curious carnivores should agree that the tasty vegan options available at these restaurants would please even the most discerning palate. From breakfast to brunch, dinner to late-night snacking, and every meat-free meal in-between, we're sure that you'll find the very best veggie dining experiences using our Top 10 list as your guide.
203, Southeast Huayuan Office Building, 88, Shuangqing Rd, Haidian District, Beijing, China
Cuisine: Vegan, Chinese
素虎素餐, at 海淀区双清路88号华源写字楼东南侧2楼203号, translates to "Vegetarian Tiger." Serves Chinese vegan egg tarts and baked vegan dim sum. Mock meat and fake fish goes well with fried mushroom tempura. Gets crowded at mealtimes. It's situated close to the east gate of Beijing University- take a bus (355) and go about 3 bus-stops to arrive at this place. Walk around the big building complex as the restaurant is in the back, on the second floor.
18, Chaowai St, 3rd floor, Fulllink Plaza, Haidian District, Beijing, China
Cuisine: Vegan, Chinese
素虎素餐 2nd branch is inside a mall, at 朝阳区朝阳门外大街18号丰联广场三层 near Chaoyangmen metro station. Large menu. Try the blueberry yam. Stylish decor and plenty of seating.
19 Wudaoying Hutong, Dong Cheng District, Beijing, China
Cuisine: Vegan, Chinese, International, Western
100% vegan restaurant offering western and international fare with some local, seasonal organic specials. Uses onion, garlic, the 5 pungent plant. Chinese address 北京市东城区雍和宫五道营胡同甲19号. Directions: Subway Line 2 or 5, Yonghegong Station. Lama Temple area (Yonghegong).
Rm 0260, 2/F, Bldg D, Chaowai SOHO, 6B Chaoyangmenwai Dajie, CBD/Guomao, Beijing, China
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Chinese, Fast food, Take-out
Founded in 2003 and has another branch in Tsinghua, this place offers an extensive vegetarian menu including a variety of mockmeat dishes. Organizes monthly free vegetarian cooking training salon. Directions: 300 meters west of JingGuang Center at East 3rd Ring, next to Central Park and Vantone Center. Take exit A of Jintai Xizhao station on subway line 10, turn right at first light, then turn left on first light, walk 200m to see Chaowai SOHO building.
Stall 0912, 2/F, Bldg 9, Jianwai Soho, 39 Dongsanhuan Zhonglu, Chaoyang District, Beijing, China
Cuisine: Vegan, Chinese, International, Organic, Fast food
Bejing vegan restaurant. Offers organic dishes including whole grain rice, noodles, dumplings, and pancakes. Non smoking, has Wi-Fi internet. Directions: Subway Line 1 to Guomao Station, take Exit D, walk 50 meters west, turn left at CITC building, go south 50 meters. Name in Chinese 维根小屋. Address in Chinese 北京朝阳区建外soho 9号楼2层9213商铺.
Tongguang Bldg, 12 Nongzhanguan Nanlu, Chaoyang District, Beijing, China
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Chinese
High end concept restaurant at the courtyard of China Fed of Literary and Art Circles. Makes vegan food with more complex flavors and unique presentations such as vegetable sausages and "steak" on an iron slab combines round juicy dried bean curd and fried potato chips. The most typical one is the water-boiled fish with red pepper (shui zhu yu). Contained in a special utensil which resembles a Buddhist alms bowl, the fish looks like the real thing. Directions: walking from the Tuanjiehu subway station east on the Nongzhanguan Nanlu turn right immediately before McDonalds, and turn right passing the hotel Hanting Express (look for horse symbol).
53 Dong'anmen St, Dongcheng (at near Xila Hutong), Beijing, China
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Buddhist
Fine dining ambiance, associated with Buddhist organization. No onion, garlic, shallot, chive, or leek used. Also caters to the mass vegetarian office workers by having weekday lunchtime pack meal at around RMB10, 15, 20. Try the blueberry mountain yam mashed placed on top of individual piece of hawthorn. Direction: Follow Dong'anmen St west until you get to Golden Jaguar, turn right and walk 100 meters, you'll see a red sign pointing right, go down that street (Xila Hutong) for 50 meters.
Aimin 4th Alley (at Beihaibei subway station), Beijing, China
Cuisine: Vegan, American, Pizza, Italian, Take-out
ShangSu Pizza on Jianguo Rd Chaoyang District closed, re-branded, and opened here at 爱民四巷 in fall-2015. Nearest subway station is Beihaibei. Staff speak English, so call if you need directions. Serves all-vegan pizza, pasta, salad, lasagna, gnocchi, soup, American food, and dessert.
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