4 Unique Plant-Based Diners Where You Can Meet Your #MeatGoals

You’ll be surprised by the variety of meatless dishes you can find.

By Mandy Lim Beitler      13 April 2021

Looking to reduce your carbon footprint but can’t bear to give up filet mignon? Travel the world of meatless menus at these plant-based dining spots in Singapore – you might just find that perfect middle ground.

Homely Japanese Dishes At Lucky Cat

Singaporeans love us some Japanese food. But have you ever tried vegetarian sashimi or katsu don? The first in Singapore to specialise in meatless Japanese cuisine, one of Lucky Cat’s signature dishes is Tofunagi Maki. Lovingly made in-house using tofu and tapioca, the tofunagi is grilled before it is placed atop a maki roll with cucumber and tempura enoki. A light drizzle of teriyaki sauce and vegan mayonnaise completes the umami bomb.

Other dishes that have found favour since it opened in November last year are the Japanese Curry Katsu Don and Konjac Sashimi Platter – the ‘sashimi’ looks like the real thing, and the taste is pretty close too! Speciality coffee drinks from Café Latte to Espresso Lemon Tonic, and the iced shaken Yuzu Rose Black Tea, are must-tries on the beverage menu.

#01-02 Hougang Community Club, 35 Hougang Avenue 3
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Korean Favourites At Daehwa Vegetarian

There’s nothing quite like sharing a Korean-style hot pot with friends and family. So unsurprisingly, one of the bestsellers at Daehwa Vegetarian is the Mandu Jeongol, a steaming pot overflowing with kimchi, tofu, mushrooms, veggies, and huge dumplings made in-house, that’s perfect for sharing. More Korean mainstays getting the 100 per cent meat-free treatment include Soondubu Jjigae and Jjamppong, while sides not to be missed include Yangnyeom Broccoli and the super appetising Tangsuyuk.

By the way, Daehwa Vegetarian is more than just a plant-based diner. Just like sister restaurant The Boneless Kitchen, it’s a social enterprise that champions the spirit of environmental and social consciousness, kimchi-style. This means you get to enjoy a yummy meatless Korean meal, be part of the climate solution and support a specially abled workforce all at once!

#01-35 Galaxis, 1 Fusionopolis Place


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