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Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery Vegetarian Canteen

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220 Pai Tau Village, Sha Tin, New Territories, Hong Kong, China,

萬佛寺齋堂, at 沙田排頭村220號, is an eatery in a 1950s established buddhist monastery of 5 temples, 4 pavilions and 1 pagoda. 430 steep steps uphill, take plenty water if attempting in warm weather. Serves simple Chinese snacks, mains and desserts. English menu. Nearest MTR Sha Tin exit B.

Category: Vegan-friendly, Chinese, Take-out

Reviews (2)

First Review by RovingRodent

Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery, Hong Kong - Edit

I went up here for lunch yesterday. It's phenomenal. The setting is magnificent, the views are terrific, the food great. All of the buddhas on the walk up have a different personality being expressed. The walk itself though is quite challenging. Its steep with over 400 steps. By the time I reached the top on a July afternoon I was drenched with sweat.

If you do undertake the walk up it may be smart to go early in the morning when its less hot, or of course to go at an alternative time to the height of summer. Take a bottle of water for the journey. There's resting benches dotted alongside the walk up.

Pros: Vegan friendly, Great food, Fabulous setting

Cons: 430 steep steps uphill


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Very friendly, good vegan menu - Edit

Informal canteen next to the main hall of the monastery. The menu had a good range of Chinese vegan options, moderate prices ($55 for mains, $15 for snacks) and large portions. The woman running the canteen was extremely friendly and made great efforts to communicate, despite our lack of Chinese and her lack of English.


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