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  • San: “Around a single dish, the bowl, Around a single piece of cutlery, the large spoon… SAN is the fusion of our quest for simplicity, of our travels that introduce us to a multicultural cuisine and of our creativity, inherited from L’air du temps.”
  • Humus & Hortense vegetarian degustations and cocktails
  • Toukul: delicious Ethiopian place.
  • Strofilia excellent traditional Greek restaurant in a beautiful building Varkensmarkt / rue du Marché aux Porcs.
  • Le Wine Bar. Belgian/french, focus on wines, nibbles, regional products. good value lunch in the weekend.
  • Otomat Belgian Pizza paired with beers
  • Cowfish european food + asian influences, multi-course 'formulas'.
  • La bottega della pizza, excellent pizzeria opened in Rue Rollebeek Sablon) in 2016, with a wide selection of veggy pizzas (with 2 different smoked cheeses)
  • Life is Beautiful cocktail bar
  • La Pharmacie Anglaise cocktail bar
  • Maison Antoine: the excellent fries ('frietkot') with home made tartar sauce (you can take the cone with you and sit in any of the bars around the square).
  • La fabrique en ville, for lunch, brunch and tea in Egmont park
  • mItO interesting pizzas, nibbles and cocktails
  • Core Croatian restaurant with excellent wines, focus on regional specialties and meats
  • Holy Smoke Texas barbecue and burbon bar
  • Coffee roasters & cafes: Cafe Capitale, OR, Aksum
  • AM sweet tea room and cake shop
  • Cercle des Voyageurs, lunch, afternoon tea, dinner, live music
  • Moeder Lambic, beer bar + cheeses, quiches…
  • Samourai, japanese cuisine
  • Umamido Ramen, japanese noodles
  • Kokob - ethiopian cuisine and cultural club. rue des Grande Carmes 10 (opp. 'la caneva')
  • Bia Mara - casual & delicious fish'n'chips, chicken'n'chips, etc.
  • Perroquet: beautiful art nouveau brasserie specialising in hot & cold filled pita breads and salads, if you want a good quality quick snack. near sablon
  • the fries shop on the south side of the Beurs building are quite good too
  • Les Larmes Du Tigre, Thai behind the palace of Justice
  • Peck47, and Peck 20 - breakfast, brunch, lunch
  • Le Fourneau. 8 Sint-Katelijneplein / place Sainte-Catherine (french/fusion)
  • Manufacture. Rue Notre-Dame du Sommeil 12, (french/fusion).
  • Café des Spores, Alsembergsestgeenweg 103, 02 534 13 03 (mushrooms)
  • La Buvette, delicious menus (contemporary cuisine)
  • Chez Wawa, Mexican (California style)
  • Unami tea store and great sweet and savoury dumplings
  • Mo mo, tibetan dumplings and soups
  • Viva m'boma, regional cuisine, belgian/french, specialises in offal
  • Zinneke: the place with most variety of moules-frites (but a bit out of the way, close to a beautiful park
  • various vegetarian places → (map)
  • Arcadi: a restaurant with good quiches and cakes.
  • Tanclub: veg & non veg, raw and delicate foods.
  • 'mirante' Pizzeria (not as good as it used to be)
  • Hopla Geiss, flammekueche/Tarte flambee
  • Les Ateliers du grand ille / / russian place (gone downhill)
  • yamato noodles (.jp)
  • disappeared into thin air 'estruria' and fabrizio
  • 'pekin tea' chinese place on antwerpse steenweg (?), ma-po beancurd, no beef.
  • la caneva - italian. rue des Grande Carmes
  • scirocco - italian. Chaussée de Vleurgat, 50.
  • pataya - dansaert - thai


other parts of belgium

further afield, but worth the journey;

belgian beer

  • “le morte subite” or the “moeder lambic”
  • THE SKY APPLE CAFÉ mostly lunch times 182 Heaton Road, Heaton, Newcastle upon Tyne. NE6 5HP Tel - 0191 209 2571


  • questa en quello {bits and pieces}
  • pizza place w/ potato/rosemary pizza



  • 'la badessa'
  • 'spada reale'
  • 'fiorio' for hotchocolate / cafe fiorio
  • foccacia di recco (ligurian bread delights)


  • 'vineria'


  • noodle and dumpling place
  • 'ying chow' & 'east taste'
  • 'sarahs'
  • 'maya'
  • 'sprouts ex sunshine'(?) ex.vespina
  • 'vego & lovin it' (mexican chilli burgers.. )
  • Auge
  • Chianti Classico
  • Esca
  • Bistro Dom



  • Ling Zhi Veg. Vegetarian Gourmet Restaurant #05-01 Liat Towers, 541 Orchard rd. Singapore. ph. +65 67343788 - their mock monkey brain is delicious
  • 8 Treasures Vegetarian on the corner of South Bridge Road and Sago Lane (and the many vegan friendly mock-meat place(s) around Chinatown)
  • Xi-Yan. Chinese adventures (will do veg food if asked in advance) - extremely delicious recipes from HK and mainland China, great mismatched pottery. 38A Craig Road. +65 62203546
  • Tippling Club, 38 Tanjong Pagar Rd. - delicious, playful, progressive dining. they have both long and short vegetarian degustation menus. for drinks, there is terrace where they serve their amazing cocktails.
  • Iggy's. The Regent Singapore, Level 3, 1 Cuscaden Road.
  • Waku Ghin. in Marina Bay Sands
  • Original Sin. Vegetarian Mediterranean. Blk 43, #01-62 Jalan Mera Saga, Chip Bee Gardens, Singapore - amazing wine list! interesting specials
  • Flutes at the Fort. Australian. 21 Lewin Terrace, Fort Canning Park - beautiful place for an al fresco lunch or dinner. vegetarian friendly, but best ask them in advance if you want a whole veg-menu.
  • Rang Mahaal. Indian fine dining (great veg. buffet for lunch). Pan Pacific hotel, Level 3; 7 Raffles Blvd
  • Shish Mahal. 180 Albert Street #01-20 Albert Court Village Hotel & Mall. Nepali section of the menu is great.
  • Enso Kitchen. Shojin Ryori vegan. open only sunday lunch @ GOTO Japanese Restaurant Singapore, Ann Siang Rd., must reserve in advance. a must try experience. delicious food and wonderful people!
  • Blue Ginger. Peranakan. Tanjong Pagar Rd - small but very tasty selection of veg dishes (the aubergine is excellent)
  • True Blue. at Peranakan Museum.
  • Hide Yamamoto (Japanese at Marina Bay Sands)
  • Shahi Maharani, #03-21B, Raffles City Shopping Centre, 252 North Bridge Road.
  • Museum of Toys rooftop bar.
  • outside hawker place(s) - Lau Pasat, for example (junction Boon Tat street, Robinson rd and Raffles Quay)
  • tea chapter on neil road - for in-house tea ceremonies (with excellent veggy buns) and a great selection of teas to buy
  • Whole Earth Vegetarian. Geylang Road 593 chinatown - “Singapore’s first and only Thai-Peranakan Vegetarian restaurant”
  • Saint Pierre. 3 Magazine Road, #01-01 Central Mall, Singapore 059570. Tel: +65 6438 0887. - European. The Belgian chef Emmanuel Stroobandt is very vegetarian friendly (he will do a vegetarian degustation menu if you ask him nicely…)!
  • Annalakshmi Restaurant. Indian Vegetarian, volunteer run (pay as you like). #B1-02 Chinatown point, Podium A. 133 New Bridge Rd
  • Shimbashi Soba. Japanese buckwheat noodles. #B1-41 Paragon, 290 Orchard Rd.
  • Komala Villas. Very cheap, great dosas. Different outlets in Little India.
  • Raj Restaurant. Delicious, spicy, a great selection of North indian veg-dishes.
  • Bon Gout. Home-style japanese (non veg) in a bookshop. #01-01 Quayside, 60 Robertson Quay
  • Nonya Bistro. Perankan. Bk. Timah Rd - great deserts. the owner has an amazing collection of local anecdotes.
  • The Mango Tree. Indian Coastal food. B23 Marine Cove Recreation Centre, 1000 East Coast Parkway - great mango curry, pepper mushrooms and many other interesting dishes
  • Breeze. Rooftop bar. Hotel Scarlet, Erskine Rd - Good wedges & chocolate fondue. Cocktails are a bit watery (as everywhere in Singapore)
  • Loof. Rooftop bar. 331 North Bridge Rd #03-01. - nice ambiance, too many blue shirts. to avoid on thursday nights if you don't like acoustic pop-covers
  • Food #03 @ the Postmuseum
  • Uncle Stan's Island Creamery: 64688859. Great ice-cream shop, with local flavours, such as teh tarik, putut hitam, chendol, etc.
  • Fiftythree. 53 Armenian Street, Singapore 1799. (either moved to 42 Tras Street, or closed as of dec 2012)
  • Bombay Cafe.
  • Bollywood vegies. in the singapore “country side”
  • Orgo. rooftop bar. fruit juices & cocktails on the esplanade roof.
  • Screening Room bistro. Film + food (european style). 12 Ann Siang Rd.

links and reviews

  • Trattoria Don Sebastiano. Museumstrasse 36. 4020 Linz
  • Bigoli. Dametzstrasse 38 (OK Platz)
  • cook
  • “p'aa” / vegie. altstadt 28, 4020 linz, 070 776461. ( → lekker und deftig)
  • 'alte welt' for rustic austrian goodness
  • vegie place aka 'beast in the woods' > Wrenkh, is it still there?
  • l'Arpège. 84, rue de Varenne, 75007 Paris. 0147 050906. (passionatly dedicated to cuisine végétale)
  • la truffiere. 4 rue blainville, 75005, paris. 0146 332982. (excellent truffle suffused traditional french cuisine)
  • Pierre Gagnaire. 6, rue Balzac 75008 Paris. 0158 361250. (see also Molecular Gastronomy)
  • Sola (par Hiroki Y). 12 rue de l'Hotel Colbert, 75005 Paris. (excellent french/japanese fusion)
  • Tien Hiang Restaurant Végétarien. 14, rue Bichat 75010 Paris. 0142 000823. (tasty convenient budget vegetarian)
  • serbian place, by the river
  • jerusalem
  • (ask dejan…)
  • Blue Pepper. contemporary indonesian. Nassaukade 366, Amsterdam.
  • apple-pie at the Noordermarkt or 'Zeezicht' at Torenstraat.
  • best Indian place in Amsterdam is a small 'toko' close to the Torenstraat, in the Oude Leliestraat on the other side of the Multatuli statue.
  • for chinese go to Zeedijk of course.
  • vegans can go to 'Overtoom 301' (Overtoom is a street)
  • best friet-boer (snackfarmer) is 'DOP' at > Taksteeg near Spui.
  • great african place is 'Lalibella' at > 1e Helmersstraat 249,close to Overtoom.
  • best home made alcohol: 'cafe de druif' at > Rapenburgerplein 83.
  • garlic restaurant / Kiploku Krogs /
  • Kamala: (I-2) Jauniela 14. - excellent indian, ayurvedic food.
  • Naam. 2724 W. Fourth Ave. - 24hr vegetarian diner
  • Lumière. 2551 W. Broadway. - a stylish and expensiv setting with an excellent vegetarian menu


  • 'fishermans wharf' - fantastic eggplant and veggie dumplings.
  • ??. veggie - ph. 83673110 (see: photo for name in mandarin)



  • shanghai tang cafe
  • whampoa club, 3 on the bund
  • (misc. veggie places)
  • (place with frogs in bamboo tubes..)
  • (desert place)
  • Mildred's - Lexington st. Soho. “great veggie place for lunch”
  • Lalibela (Ethiopian) - Kentish Town - London - NW5 2HR
  • Mangal1 Ocak Basi (Turkish) not for vegetarians, and not to be confused with


  • Bistro 100 Maneiras, Largo de Trindade, Lisboa


  • Chamkar vegetarian restaurant. The Passage, Old Market, Siem Reap.
  • Manala‎, Dagmarinkatu 2, 00100 Helsinki, Finland. traditional Finnish food, and 19th century paintings
  • Ashe's Pub

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