Top 10 Vegetarian Restaurants in Singapore for a healthy wholesome meal

Vegetarian dining in Southeast Asia can be often be challenging, particularly with the notoriously carnivorous Chinese population being so predominant. Singapore does, however, benefit from a large Indian population also, and so finding a satisfying vegetarian meal in Singapore is not as difficult as it may be in neighboring countries. 


It is no surprise therefore that a large proportion of vegetarian restaurants in Singapore tend to be clustered around Little India, such as two establishments on our list – Komala Vilas and Ananda Bhavan. Both of these cheap and cheerful diners will provide a satisfying Indian vegetarian meal, and will leave you with plenty of pocket change left over. The other Indian entry on our list, Annalakshmi, is a real institution in Singapore, famed for its tasty Indian cuisine and unusual policy: “Eat what you want, Pay what you feel.”


Away from Indian cuisine, there are plenty of wholesome vegetarian choices. Number one or our list goes to Singapore’s most renowned vegetarian restaurant, Original Sin, which has been serving up excellent Mediterranean cuisine since 1997 and boasts an award-winning wine list of more than 1500 labels. Relative newcomer Beets Modern Vegetarian restaurant in the Dempsey Road dining enclave is fast making a name for itself too. 


Ling Zhi stands out in a city full of excellent Chinese restaurants as being the only vegetarian fine-dining Chinese restaurant in Singapore, while Naïve in the Katong district features an more eclectic Asian menu, and Whole Earth focusing on Thai and Peranakan for a distinctly Southeast Asian appeal.

Whole Earth, Singapore's first and only Thai-Peranakan Vegetarian restaurant, opened its doors in 2003. This uniquely Southeast Asian restaurant combines the rich flavors of Peranakan (a Chinese/Malay fusion) cuisine with the fresh and flavorful...  Read More

LivinGreens café offers a variety of innovative vegan dishes of both Western and Asian favorites, ranging from brown rice sets and noodle soups to pastas and salads. LivinGreens mission is to promote nutritious, delicious food created with...  Read More


Naïve vegetarian restaurant is located in the heart of the city's Peranakan district, Katong. Naïve was founded on a simple philosophy – to serve food that was "natural and simple". The result is a healthy Asian menu featuring purely...  Read More

7 Sensations dishes up holistic and vegetarian cuisine, based on seven culinary influences: Asian Fusion, Singaporean Peranakan, Western, Thai, Japanese, Healthy Beverages and Cakes and Pastries. This international melting pot of cuisines...  Read More

Clarke Quay

The famed Annalakshmi has made a name for itself for two reasons – firstly its excellent Indian vegetarian cuisine, and secondly they leave the pricing of the food up to the guests, using the motto "Eat what you want, Pay as you feel"....  Read More

Established in 1924, Ananda Bhavan is the oldest Indian vegetarian restaurant in Singapore, and now boasts five locations throughout Singpaore, including Changi Airport Terminal 2. The restaurant serves a selection of North Indian, South Indian...  Read More

Komala Vilas is the Indian equivalent of a greasy spoon - a casual diner which has been dishing up cheap and cheerful Southern Indian vegetarian cuisine since 1947. Komala Vilas has the reputation of serving up some of the best Masala Dosai in...  Read More

Beets Modern Vegetarian is located in heart of the Dempsey Road dining enclave. Ironically, Beets was created by the same team who brought us the Carnivore Brazilian Churrascaria. But you won't find any meat on the menu here, but rather a...  Read More

LingZhi Vegetarian is Singapore's leading vegetarian Chinese restaurant, and has been serving innovative Chinese vegetarian gourmet cuisine since 1996. Vegetarians can often be stuck for viable choices in Singapore's regular Chinese...  Read More

Holland Village
Original Sin

Original Sin is Singapore's most renowned vegetarian restaurant, serving up wholesome dishes to the city's vegetarian diners since 1997. The menu is distinctly Mediterranean in its leanings, featuring old favorites such as Moussaka, Risotto,...  Read More


Meet Marianne Rogerson

Marianne is a freelance travel writer, who has lived in Singapore for six years. She is the author of a travel guidebook to Singapore and has written about Singapore for a range of...  More About Marianne

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