Popular Vegetarian Restaurant

  • Vegetarian Vegetarian
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151-152, Jln Datuk Abg Abdul Rahim 5A, Kuching, Malaysia, 93450

Very large, finer dining restaurant behind Hock Lee Centre. Many vegan options including faux meats. Caters for functions. No MSG used. Previously located on SL 105, Section 50, Jln Abell. Open Mon-Sun 5:00pm-9:00pm.

Category: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, International, Asian, Malaysian

Reviews (8)

First Review by lavanya

Good Restaurant - Edit

Quite a lot of vegan options, including faux meat. Menu does not label which items are vegan but the owner is very friendly and happy to assist.
I recommend their fresh juices.
Prices are towards the higher end compared to other Chinese places, but quality is pretty good.
Small downfall was that each time i have been we were the only customers, and staff have a habit of playing on their phones with annoying in-game music playing at full volume. Not so fitting for this higher-end restaurant.
But i would recommend a visit

Pros: Friendly Staff, Lots of vegan options, Fresh Juices

Cons: Not super cheap, Vegan options not labelled so have to ask , Location is not walking distance from centre

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Popular - Edit

I visit this restaurant frequently and find it a great place to take friends and new volunteers both vegan and non vegan.
The menu is vast and offers a delicious range of food including many with faux meats.
The staff are very friendly as is the owner.
Great vegan friendly dining at mid range prices.

Pros: Vegan friendly , Extensive menu, Mid price range

Cons: A bit difficult to find

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Relatively pricey, but good food - Edit

big menu, a little pricier than many other veg Chinese places in town, but good was decent. oyster mushrooms had a great texture and servings were large.

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Good things (sometimes) do come to those who wait - Edit

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NOTE: The review below describes the old location in 2011. I visited the new location a few times in 2015 and found food quality and atmosphere had gone down considerably. Generally ok, but not particularly special. New rating is 3 stars, not 4.
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I never got speedy Hong Kong service in Kuching restaurants. But the meal here was definitely worth the long wait, as the quality matched the best I've had in Hong Kong. Had one of the recommended dishes (called Shanghai mixed vegetables), which exemplified the finest traits of Chinese cuisine: diversity in color, taste, and textures. Besides the standard veges, it included lotus roots, lotus seeds, and almond slivers - all delicately cooked, remaining crunchy though not raw. Also had a silky steamed tofu, served in a beautifully carved wooden platter (while waiting, saw a huge dim sum platter served on a model of a longboat!). It was such a feast that I almost felt obliged to contrive a justification. Yet it was not rich (i.e., high-fat), but light.

Not a budget eatery (two dishes, steamed rice, and drink came to RM32), nonetheless highly recommended.

NOTES:
- According to sign on door, hours were 9:30-2, 5:30-9:30, closed only Thursday. No reservation was required.

- On menu items, note the small symbols that indicate egg dishes, spicy dishes, and recommended dishes.

Pros: excellent food, low fat, light dishes, excellent dish presentation

Cons: not fast food, not orderly service

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junya 26 Jun 2016 - This review describes a visit to the old location. I've subsequently visited the new location three times and found the food quality and atmosphere has gone down quite a bit. My rating for new place is 3 stars, not 4.  


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Very good restaurant - Edit

My favourite restaurant. Boss here is generous.

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Typical Chinese food, but overpriced. - Edit

Hidden behind the 360 hotel (not 360 express). A staff member speaks English.

Pros: air con

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Nice food! - Edit

The best Japanese Bento that I ever had after being vegetarian. Mexico Sizzling place is also highly recommended.

Love their Teh C. which is basically tea with milk and ice. A bit high price (RM3) compared to normal shop, but very nice.

Good value, friendly owner and clean.

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