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10 Best Vegetarian Restaurants in Penang [2024]

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Vegetarian Restaurant Penang

Best Vegetarian Restaurant Penang
Best Vegetarian Restaurant Penang

Looking for vegetarian restaurants in Penang? You’re in luck! We have compiled a list of the 10 Best Vegetarian Restaurants in Penang. These establishments serve up delicious and healthy vegetarian fare, so you can enjoy your time in Penang without worrying about where to eat. So what are you waiting for? Check out our list and start planning your next meal!

1. Sushi Kitchen

Key ServicesVegetarian Restaurant Penang
Websitehttps://www.sushikitchenvegan.com/
AddressNo. 31-9-29, Lebuh Nipah 5, 11950 Bayan Lepas, Penang
Phone+60 11-5643 0633
Emailhelpline@sushikitchenvegan.com
Operating hoursMon 11:30am-9:00pm, Wed-Thu 11:30am-9:00pm, Fri-Sun 11:30am-2:30pm, 6:00pm-10:00pm

Sushi Kitchen is a brand of vegan sushi restaurants. They are Malaysia’s first plant-based sushi restaurant, founded in 2009. Fresh fruit and vegetables are used as their basic ingredients. As a daily meal restaurant, their cuisine took 10 years to perfect into a completely fit with modern living requirements.

Key Differentiators:

  • Reasonable price
  • Fresh fruits and vegetable as main cooking ingredients
  • High consciousness vegan cuisine

Customer’s Review:

Very good service, can WhatsApp them to customize your orders. Earlier I can only consume liquid kind of food, hence they have customized me the porridge that suit my need. Highly recommended. Meanwhile they also followed up closely whether I have received my food through Lalamove. Really appreciate that.

Chm Hm

2. Pinxin Vegan Cuisine

Key ServicesVegetarian Restaurant Penang
Websitehttps://pinxinvegan.com/
Address38, Lebuh Tye Sin, George Town, Penang, Malaysia
Phone+604 261 0043
Emailpinxinvegan@gmail.com
Operating hoursMon-Sun 11:00am-10:00pm

Pǐnxīn Vegan Cuisine is a vegan restaurant that serves delicious, healthy, and cruelty-free cuisine. The food and drink here are generally based on their own unique flavor profile. They may produce dishes with various layers of taste, colors, spices that vary from country to country.

Key Differentiators:

  • No added preservatives or additives in servings
  • Various layers of taste, of different colors, mixture of spices that diverse with multiple culture

Customer’s Review:

As a vegetarian, recommend this place. Awesome vegetarian / vegan variety. Good ambience. Friendly waitresses. Cafe style. Price slightly steep though but can see the effort to make every dish fresh & tasty.

Vijay Thaker

3. Falafel Penang 

Key ServicesVegetarian Restaurant Penang
Websitehttps://www.facebook.com/Falafel-penang-100318235071508/
Address361, Lebuh Chulia 12000 Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia
Phone+60 11-1281 6757
Operating hoursDaily 5:00 pm – 2:00 am

Falafel Penang has vegan falafel sandwiches, hummus, and other plant-based dishes on the menu. This is traditional late-night street food that’s ideal for when you’re in a hurry. Expect delectable falafel sandwiches, delectable tahini sauces, and creamy chickpea hummus with no animal components. They also have fouldamus (bean plate), veggie grape leaves (stuffed with rice and herbs), an Arabic falafel plate, falafel wraps and more.

Key Differentiators:

  • Outdoor seating
  • Zero animal ingredients
  • Various food choices

Customer’s Review:

Amazing shop actually I have been visited Penang many time but today I decided to eat in this beautiful place I love the falafel wrap really is delicious I strongly recommended.

Eng. Mohamed.A.Elamin

4. Brown Poodle 

Key ServicesVegetarian Restaurant Penang
Websitehttps://www.facebook.com/brownpoodlecafe/
Address80, Persiaran Midlands, 10250 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Phone012-428-2812
Emailbrownpoodlecafe@gmail.com
Operating hours1:00am-10:00pm (Monday-Friday), 10:00am-5:00pm (Saturday-Sunday), closed on Wednesdays and public holidays

Brown Poodle is a vegetarian restaurant in the suburb of Midlands 1 Stop. The music academy of the Starz Band, which runs the establishment, is located on the first floor. Brown Poodle, like many vegetarian eateries, is run by vegetarians. This café was founded on the idea of their poodle, who has been vegetarian since birth. The cuisine at Brown Poodle includes vegetarian burgers and grilled meat and rice dishes. Instead of gluten (面筋), this dish is made from soy pulp (tempeh).

Key Differentiators:

  • 6 set of lunch menu with promotion
  • Can host up to 16 people maximum at one instance
  • Reasonable price

Customer’s Review:

Pet friendly, I love the food here. And the environment is quiet.

Anny Quah

5. Lilys Vegetarian Kitchen Sdn. Bhd.

Key ServicesVegetarian Restaurant Penang
Websitehttps://www.lilysvegekitchen.com/ 
Address+60 12-434 2104
Operating hoursTuesday to Sunday 8:00 am -9:30 pm, Monday Closed

Lilys Vegetarian Kitchen Sdn. Bhd. is a leading manufacturer and distributor of vegan products in Malaysia, with a wide range of vegetarian restaurants to suit every taste. The Basement Restaurant’s cuisine is vegan and includes a variety of non-dairy foods and beverages, with the ground floor primarily catering to walk-in a la carte dining, whereas the first floor specializes in private gatherings such as full course banquets, steamboat dinners, and buffets for birthdays and weddings.

Key Differentiators:

  • holistic vegetarian haven
  • Function floor available
  • Organic and caffeine free ‘Mixed Fruit Tea’ flown in from United Kingdom and USA available

Customer’s Review:

Really nice meal, very big portion and worth the price. Thank you so much Lily’s Vegetarian Cafe for the free extra dishes and cute buns. Highly recommended.

Juinee Tan

6. Ee Beng Vegetarian Food 

Key ServicesVegetarian Restaurant Penang
Websitehttps://www.facebook.com/zenxinvege
Address42, Jalan Nagore, Pinang, Malaysia 
Phone+60 4-228 6828

Ee Beng Vegetarian Kitchen is a tiny street that connects Jalan Penang and Jalan Transfer in George Town. The restaurant specializes in classic Chinese Malaysian cuisine, such as an inexpensive rice buffet, different fried mee, fried rice, steam buns of many varieties, banana leaf curry, and more. Has a wide range of beverages as well. Except for honey lemon tea, the restaurant is completely vegan.

Key Differentiators:

  • Traditional Chinese Malaysian meals
  • Plenty food choices
  • Affordable vegetarian food

Customer’s Review:

One of the best vegetarian restaurants in town serving a variety of vegetarian dishes. I like that you can choose brown rice instead of white rice. The best time to come is in the mornings when the choice of dishes is still a lot.

Sirhc

7. Luk Yea Yan Vegetarian Restaurant 

Key ServicesVegetarian Restaurant Penang
Websitehttps://www.facebook.com/pages/Luk
Address33 Lorong Madras George Town, Penang, Malaysia
Phone+60 4-228 1148
Operating hoursMon-Tue 7:30am-3:30pm, 5:30pm-9:30pm, Thu-Sun 7:30am-3:30pm, 5:30pm-9:30pm

With air-conditioned double storey facility, Luk Yea Yan Vegetarian Restaurant is a good option. Chinese and Western vegetarian dishes with economic rice are available on the a la carte menu, as well as specialties including bah kut teh, tom yam laksa, and nasi lemak.

Key Differentiators:

  • Large selection buffet
  • Reasonable price

Customer’s Review:

They have Economic rice style meal only in the morning & lunch time. They serve some noodles at dinner time. I prefer to go there in the morning & lunch time. Great food, wonderful atmosphere.

A W

8. Coya Vegetarian Cuisine

Key ServicesVegetarian Restaurant Penang
Websitehttps://www.facebook.com/coyavegetariancuisine/
Address 4A,Lorong Selamat, 10400 George Town, Penang, Malaysia
Phone+60 4-226 2357
Emailcoyahealthycuisine@yahoo.com
Operating hoursTuesday to Sunday 11:00 am- 8:30 pm, Monday Closed

The name of Coya Vegetarian Cuisine is 古雅料理, which is a Chinese phrase meaning traditional cuisine. It’s an air-conditioned vegetarian restaurant. House-made meals and sauces are available at Coya Vegetarian Cuisine. Make your own gravy from herbs, spices, and seasonal veggies using the house ingredients.

Key Differentiators:

  • Delivery available
  • Gravy made in-house from herbs, spices and fresh vegetables
  • No MSG or food coloring

Customer’s Review:

Love this vegetarian cafe. Very tasty and also they have 20% discount during RMCO.

Jamie X.M Lee

9. The Leaf Healthy House

Key ServicesVegetarian Restaurant Penang
Websitehttps://www.facebook.com/TheLeafHealthyHouse/
AddressNo.5, Lebuh Penang, 10200 George Town, Penang, Malaysia  
Phone+60 12-498 8491
Emailkichuan@gmail.com
Operating hoursMonday to Sunday 12:00 pm- 8:30 pm, Wednesday Closed

The Leaf Healthy House is a vegetarian restaurant in Little India that offers a variety of cuisines. For an extra RM4.50$1.08, you may have a main meal with a drink and jelly dessert instead of the usual main dish.

Key Differentiators:

  • Reasonable prices
  • Set menu available
  • Large serving of fried rice

Customer’s Review:

The food is delicious and healthy. Friendly staffs and good services. The owner and the team use their hearts to cook the food.

Ericia Cheng MY

10. Yun Shan Ge Vegetarian House 

Key ServicesVegetarian Restaurant Penang
Websitehttps://www.facebook.com/yunshangevegetarianhouse/
Address16, Penang Street, Georgetown 10200 Penang, Malaysia
Phone+60 10-400 1098
Emailyunshangevege@gmail.com
Operating hoursTuesday to Sunday 9:00 am- 7:00 pm, Monday Closed

The Yun Shan Ge Vegetarian House is a vegetarian restaurant that offers Nyonya cuisine as well as local favorites like hokkien mee, chee cheong fun, laksa, and hor fun in addition to western dishes like pizza (with dairy cheese), burger, and pasta. There are several rooms within the facility.

Key Differentiators:

  • Tasty and big servings
  • Local dishes

Customer’s Review:

The food is huge, really good especially the burger and the fries are amazing!

Demy Cheah

Vegetarian Restaurant Penang

If you’re looking for a delicious and affordable vegetarian meal, Penang is the place to be. With plenty of restaurants to choose from, you’re sure to find something that will satisfy your taste buds. So what are you waiting for? head over to one of Penang’s many vegetarian restaurants today!

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Rachel Tan is the editor at FunEmpire Media Malaysia. She has over 8 years of experience in the media industry discovering the best local businesses, places and things to do in Malaysia. From lifestyle, entertainment, food, travel, education and more, Rachel is a trusted source to curate the very best Malaysia has to offer.