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The Leaf Healthy House

  • Vegetarian Vegetarian
    ( 16 reviews )
Contact 012-4988491

5, Lebuh Penang, Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia, 10200

樂活素食飲食空間 offers 2 types of vegan pasta which uses vegan cheese, has vegan fried rice. Uses rock salt, brown sugar, and brown rice. No added MSG. Staff will assist regarding vegan options. Open Mon-Fri 11:30am-3:00pm, Mon-Fri 5:30pm-9:00pm, Sat 11:30am-9:00pm.

Category: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Chinese, Western, Take-out, Catering, Fusion

Reviews (16)

First Review by eatinggreen

bit bland - Edit

Went here the other day with my boyfriend, the place was packed but we were able to get a table. Really cute decor and super friendly staff. There is a lot of variety on the menu. I ordered the spinach cream sauce spagetti, vietnamese fresh spring roll, and the snow white juice. I found both of my food options to be very lacking in flavor, so I felt a little disappointed. The juice was very good though! Some other options on the menu might be more flavorful.

Pros: lots of variety

Cons: bland food

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carrot noodles yum! - Edit

cant speak for my girlfriend but my food was quite delicious. got dumpling soup and carrot noodle thingy. both hot and tasty. i am easy to please but i would say the food was a bit bland. not a lot of flavour but it filled me up.

Pros: good sized menu. tasty. filling. nice atmosphere.

Cons: the pasta portions look small. a bit bland. they u

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Yesssss - Edit

The Bak Kut Teh soup was one of the best soups I have ever had. Their brown rice is exceptional (even delicious the next day out of the fridge!) Prices are very reasonable. The food takes time but good food usually does. Take the time to enjoy the relaxing, charming atmosphere and friendly staff. Their menu does a great job explaining the health benefits of their dishes. Big applause! :)

Pros: Healthy, Relaxing, Fresh

Cons: Longer wait time

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Healthy, delicious & friendly! - Edit

Absolutely loved this restaurant! Staff are friendly and happy, food tastes great and feels super clean and healthy. Lots of interesting healthy ingredients. A must in George Town!

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recommended! - Edit

The staff are very friendly! Food is nice and cheap. The only bad thing is that, the variety of side dishes are limited. Overall if you can be satisfied with a main dish, this is a very good place to visit.

Pros: nice staff , good food, cheap food

Cons: lack of variety in side dish

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best vegetarian and vegan options in Penang - Edit

The place carries no more than 5 items that have cream or milk. Everything else on the menu is vegan and full of nutritious goodness. They do not use msg or fake meat. Thy cook only in olive or coconut oil. Mostly Asian options, but each one is flavourful and distinct.

Pros: fresh pressed juices, healthy desserts, vegan and vegetarian

Cons: none!

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Lots of options - Edit

While the leaf did have plenty of options, I found their food to be somewhat underwhelming. The size was a little on the small side compared to similar places, and I also didn't feel it was as good, despite costing slightly more. It was by no means terrible I just felt there were better places to be having the same thing.

Pros: Good selection

Cons: expensive, slow service

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Pleasant Atmosphere - Edit

The restaurant is a bit small, but still have a pleasant atmosphere. They serve quite a few of the western style food such as pasta, while i personally do prefer local food. Food is healthy and in good portion. They have highchair for children. Staff was friendly. The restaurant is not far from the other restaurant, Water drops.

Pros: Food, Ambience

Cons: *

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Healthy for a change - Edit

Have been getting tired of the regular Indian and Chinese food; how much mock meat can a person handle. Ate here twice and had the pasta both times. The first night we had the basil and pine nut pasta and the second night the tomato sauce pasta. The spices they used were interesting in terms of taste since they don't cook with garlic and onions. I do love my garlic and onions. Anyway, it was a nice change and the food was good. The restaurant was quiet and pleasant as were the servers.

Pros: Nice change - different food, Nice atmosphere

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Healthy - up to you if that's good or bad - Edit

Cozy cafe with friendly staff, a bit too healthy for my taste though. I like fries with my burgers. They're open until 9 pm.

Pros: Cozy, Friendly staff

Cons: Relatively pricey, Close early, They overdo the health thing

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restaurant hard to find - Edit

we spent hours looking for this place at the stated address and couldn't find it. given that the rest of the food in Penang is pretty much a let down, it's worth trying to find this place, but hope someone else has better luck and can update directions. staff at restaurant speak English but cannot give useful directions.

Cons: hard to find

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Perfect healthy lunch spot - Edit

A pleasant little cafe serving mostly pastas and burgers together with a handful of Asian dishes (mostly noodles).

We were hoping for some local flavours but the best we could do was a small side dish (the name of which escapes me but it was the only one not in English and consisted of a salad with a sweet potato sauce - very nice) and a rice set (the usual pile of brown rice with a few vegetable side dishes and a soup, but also a crunchy peanut concoction that had a distinctly Malaysian flavour to it). We accompanied these with a burger filled with potato curry and free range organic egg (a rare venture into the animal kingdom for us), which was surprisingly good although very small.

While the selection was mainly Western, the food here was all very tasty and guilt free because the condiments they use are natural and health minded (raw sugar, coconut/olive oils, rock salt, etc. and no MSG - yay!). We did feel they could get away with slightly more sparing use of the condiments but this was a small point and most would probably disagree anyway.

All in all I can certainly see us coming back here, although probably for lunch next time, since it was quite light and simple fare. The shop was very clean and nicely decorated and the service friendly and eager to please.

Pros: strong health focus, tasty - the chef has good sense, clean, pleasant interior

Cons: mostly western food, limited options, lots of carbs

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