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.
Th Sisavangvong (at Wat Mai corner), Luang Prabang, Laos
Cuisine: Buffet, Fast food, Laotian, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Two stalls in the night market offer a vegan food buffet. Large selection of dishes include tofu, veggies, and rice paper rolls. As much as you can fit on a plate for 10-15,000 kip, depending on the stall. Directions: vegan stalls are on the right hand side in the first lane on the left when walking from Kitsalath Road along Sisavangvong Road. Look for the stalls with the pink and blue bowls. There is a meat-selling stall between them.
Sisavangvong Rd, Night Market side street, Luang Prabang, Laos
Cuisine: Vegan, Buffet, Asian
An all-vegan buffet. Directions: Walk down the main street, then look down the side streets to find the banner for the vegan buffet, pick out what you want and they will heat it for you; then sit down at one of the picnic tables and enjoy.
126 Ban XiangMouane, Sisavangvong Rd, Luang Prabang, Laos
Cuisine: Lacto, Western, Beer/Wine, Bakery, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Menu specifies what is veg; has 4 or so labeled vegan choices. Shelves of books available to borrow and Wi-Fi access.
Vat Nong, Luang Prabang, Laos
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Raw, Asian, Honey, Lao, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. A spinoff of the original L'Elephant restaurant next door. Offers a daily changing, prix fixe, three-course raw "vegan" menu for lunch at approx. 120,000 kip and dinner at 150,000 kip. Note (Feb 2015): The "vegan menu" contains items with honey / bee pollen, as the staff is currently unclear on the meaning of vegan. Please update HappyCow of changes.
Nam Khan River Road, Ban Vat Sene, Luang Prabang, Laos
Cuisine: Organic, Beer/Wine, Laotian, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Restaurant and cooking school. Has veg suitable dishes, and side that could be prepared vegan - ask about fish/oyster sauce.
Sisavangvong Road, Ban Pakham, Town Center, Luang Prabang, Laos
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Western, Buffet, Juice bar, Asian, Laotian, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Nice place in Pakham Village, frequented by tourists. Offers breakfast, lunch, dinner, fresh juices. Has around 12 vegan dishes (including dessert). Serves a buffet from 8am-2pm on Sundays. Free Wi-Fi.
72/4 Visounnarath Road, Ban Visoun, Luang Prabang, Laos
Cuisine: Chinese, Western, Laotian, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Menu includes a 21-item vegetarian section of which some are vegan but do ask. Other basic vegan possibilities include fruit salad and mango sticky rice. Check if french fries are cooked in same fryer as meat or not. Free Wi-Fi. Has fan.
Kitsalat Rd (at Wisunalat Rd), Luang Prabang, Laos
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Indian, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Indian diner that advertises vegetarian and non-vegetarian food. Menu has a decent vegetarian section with vegan choices. Note: Could be associated with the Nisha Restaurant in Phonsavan.
Kingkitsarath Road (at Namkhan River), Luang Prabang, Laos
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Beer/Wine, Fusion, Lao Cuisine, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Cooking school and restaurant on the river. Offers a vegetarian sample platter consisting of tofu soup, fried spring rolls, fresh spring rolls, fried tofu curry, fried bamboo with ginger, stuffed bamboo sprouts, sticky rice and a dessert. Other dish on the menu can be veganised. Contact restaurant for cooking classes or reservations.
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