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.
Badrinath Rd, opposite Balaknath Mandir (at Hotel Dewa Retreat), Rishikesh, India
Cuisine: Lacto, Pizza, Italian, Organic, Western, Bakery, European
Organic cafe and bakery at Dewa Retreat hotel. Big windows look out to Rishikesh's mountains. Seating is either on chairs with tables or on big cushions and low tables.
Village Tapovan, Laxman Jhula village, Rishikesh, India
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, International, Organic, Western, Salad bar
A beautiful place to eat and enjoy the day at the Garden that is also a home and school for children (including orphans). Restaurant is operated by volunteers and all proceeds go to maintaining the organization. Sometimes the children help in the restaurant. Breakfast features fruits, hot & cold cereal, breads, and drinks. Lunch set menu consists of organically grown salad greens, fresh baked breads, soup, daal, rice or quinoa, and a cookie. Or you can order a la carte. Sunday brunch features whole grain french toast and waffles. One of few places in Laxmanjhula to get good coffee and real cappuccino. Expensive for local standards but moderate for tourists. On Saturday evening a special meal (like pizza night) - check ahead. Directions: Located away from the main part of town, away from the bridge. From the bridge above German bakery (Devraj) restaurant, go up the stairs and make a right, follow the main alleys/tracks around the corners until you see a sign on your right, or ask someone.
Ram Jhula, Swargashram, Rishikesh, India
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Western, Juice bar
Juice bar and cafe on the way to Parmarth Niketan ashram, by the Ganga river. Offers fruit juices, smoothies, fruit salads, porridge (has soymilk), muesli, chai, and coffee.
Badrinath Road (at Laxman Jhula Road), Rishikesh, India
Cuisine: Lacto, Pizza, Indian, Italian, Western, Take-out, European
Casual vegetarian cafe offers indoor dining with air conditioning, in addition to a dining deck upstairs. Has Wi-Fi and comfy seating for hanging out. Has vegan options; please inquire. Directions: Heading north through town, this is 2 shops before the main corner of Badrinath Rd (main road north through town) and Laxman Jhula Rd (heading down to bridge). Above the Pundit General Health Store.
Laxman Jhula Rd, Laxman Jhula, Rishikesh, India
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Indian, Western, Salad bar, Juice bar, Take-out
Opened in 2014 as raw food eatery Earth Raw then changed in 2015 to become Soul Kitchen now incorporating cooked food. Same owner. Located above Om Shanti Om Yoga studio.
Laxman Jhula, Rishikesh, India
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, International, Organic, Raw, Western, Juice bar
A vegetarian cafe with vegan options (please inquire). Located up some steep stairs but worth the climb. Casual hippy atmosphere with mattresses & cushions to lounge on, plus a few small tables & chairs. All food is freshly prepared in-house. Offers a large array of hot and cold drinks including juices and smoothies. Has both raw and cooked food. Holds regular film screenings.
near Lord Shiva statue, Laxman Jhula (at Laxman Jhula Bridge), Rishikesh, India
Cuisine: Lacto, Indian
Vegetarian North Indian style restaurant. Serves thali and vegetarian Tandoori dishes. Located 45 paces South of Shiva statue at the end of the bridge.
Laxman Jhula Road, Rishikesh, India
09719339160, 08057825597, 955740047
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Indian, Italian, Western, Juice bar
A vegetarian restaurant, guest house (pyramid bungalows), health store and yoga studio. Store offers a wide collection of vegetarian and vegan proteins. Owner can help you if you want a vegan meal. Laid back atmosphere, partly due the semi isolated location.
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