6 Vegan-Approved Cafes By Actual Vegans

Foodies with a penchant for vegan eats, do we have something for you.

This kick-ass vegan food landscape is anything but limiting. Filled with all things juicy, hearty, and scrumptious, these vegan dishes are inventive and super crave-worthy. Each vegan cafe promises a whole slew of filling comfort food, and because you deserve nothing but the best, we sought these recommendations from actual vegans in Singapore.

Whether you’re vegan every day or simply testing the waters (if so, go ahead and pat yourself prematurely on the back!), these are the vegetarian/vegan-friendly cafes that are here to prove to us what a meat-free diet can do.


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Must-try: Jackfruit Mantou Sliders

Taking pride of a kitchen that aims in “reversing the social stigma of being vegan”, here’s where fresh and richly-flavoured dishes are served! Between Szechuan burgers, tacos, pasta, and a gluten-free option, there’s something for everyone at this vegan bistro.

“Their dishes will really surprise you. Even their burgers and creamy plates of pasta taste like the real deal. No joke.” — Samantha Toh, Wedding Videographer

Website: Abt-hrvst.com
Address: #05-01 OUE Downtown Gallery, 6A Shenton Way, Singapore 068815
Opening hours: 11:30am – 2:15pm, 5:30pm – 9:45pm


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Must-try: Dolsot Bibimbap

If you’re searching for high-quality Korean food and a plant-based diet,  The Boneless Kitchen has those bases covered. The menu includes a wide selection of Korean dishes from Kimchi Jeongol  (hotpot) and even Kimbab, but the real star is their Bibimbap, which is made from an array of flavourful local ingredients.

“I was a major carnivore and my favourite cuisine is Korean. This restaurant changed my tune and the flavours are pretty similar. One vegan meal at a time!” — Lauren Chen, NTU Undergraduate

Website: Thebonelesskitchen.com
Address: 1 Irving Place #01-31, Singapore 369546
Opening hours: 12pm -9pm


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Must-try: Portobello Mushroom Burger

As its name suggests, Real Food is a vegan eatery offering dishes made from scratch and made without any preservatives — so you can be assured of the freshest and tastiest ingredients.

“One of my favourite brunch spots. The portions size could be bigger but they serve a good variety of vegan and vegetarian dishes.” — Weilin Tan, Events Co-ordinator

Website: Realfoodgrocer.com
Address: Orchard Central, #02-16, Singapore 238896
Opening hours: 10am – 8:45pm


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Must-try: Waffles And Ice-Cream

This cafe offers a vegan dessert menu colourfully crafted from fresh, natural, and preservative-free ingredients — with savoury options ranging from BBQ Soy Chicken Pizza to Truffle Mushroom Gnocchi. Did we mention every scoop of ice cream contains only 80 to 140 calories?

“Best vegan ice-cream I’ve tried! One scoop really isn’t enough!” — Christelle Loh, English Tutor

Website: Brownice.weebly.com
Address: 8 Sin Ming Rd, #01-03 Sin Ming Centre, Singapore 575628
Opening hours: 12pm -10pm


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Must-try: Soya Veg Chicken Rice

Nature Cafe boasts an impressive spread of fresh and inventive vegetarian fare — stop by for the chicken rice made with beancurd skin drizzled with dark soy sauce.

“Maintaining a guilt-free diet isn’t a smooth walk in the park but the food here makes it easier. Their prices are pretty affordable as well.” — Gretel Siow, Graphic Designer

Website: Naturecafe.com.sg
Address: Suntec City North Wing, #B1-148, Singapore 038983
Opening hours: 10am – 10pm


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Must-try: Pineapple Fried Rice 

This casual eatery has introduced a plant-based menu ranging from Japanese to Western cuisine, which comprises of nutritious and balanced portions of dishes like Unagi Bento Set and Black Pepper Steak. Local classics like satay are also up for grabs!

“The wide range of cuisines is a definite plus for me. They also serve pretty good meat substitute meals!” — Megan Lee, NTU Undergraduate

Website: Facebook.com/vegetarianexpress
Address: Heartland Mall, #02-04, Singapore 530205
Opening hours: 11am – 9pm


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