Top picks in Kuching – Vegetarian restaurants

Top picks in Kuching – Vegetarian restaurants

by Natalie L 07 Feb 2020

Kuching, the capital of Sarawak, is known to be the food heaven of Malaysia. Offering a plethora of cuisines and dishes, it is no wonder that tourists are spoilt for choice every meal-time! If you are planning an upcoming trip to Kuching, be sure to plan your food trail well, to make the most of your time and money there. To help you, we have compiled a list of must-try vegetarian restaurants which serve some of the best dishes in town. 


139 Jalan Padungan, Kuching, Sarawak, 93100, Malaysia


Fried kueh tiao, fried rice, laksa, ketchup crispy noodle… These are just some of the classic favourites served by the humble Zhen Xiang Zhai Vegetarian Café. At this café, you can expect big portions at very low prices, in addition to the excellent service by staff members.


Kuching, Sarawak, 93100, Malaysia


If you want to try a variety of dishes or simply wish to fill your stomach, try a Chinese buffet at Zhu San Yen Vegetarian. With friendly staff, top prices, a vast spread of food and a clean environment, expect to get some of the best deals at this place! Zhu San Yen Vegetarian has been around for years and is frequently visited by locals, so you would want to keep it as a top option in your food trail.


  • Beyond Veggie by Secret Recipe

Lot 2676 and 2677 Bock 10, Kuching Center Land District, 2678 Mile Rock Road, Kuching, 93200, Malaysia.


Secret Recipe is is a well-known family restaurant to many. If you grew up dining there, you would be pleased to know that Secret Recipe has opened a vegetarian-themed outlet “Beyond Veggie” at Vivacity Megamall. Though the dishes are a bit pricier, you can be assured of a good meal made with fresh ingredients and prepared with care.


Taman Supreme Kuching, Sarawak, 93300, Malaysia


Looking for authentic Sarawak dishes? Head down to Come On Veggie Café to try authentic Sarawak cuisine. Select from a variety of mouth-watering set meals or simply go for the self-service buffet if you are spoilt for choice! Additionally, don’t forget to end of your meal with a little something from their selection of sweet or savoury pastries. 


66 Wayang Street, Kuching, Sarawak, 93100, Malaysia


Perhaps you’re out with your other half and want a nice spot to chill for the night. Known for its live band and al-fresco dining, Bear Garden is the place to be at if you're looking to end your day on a high note. Your better half is sure to appreciate the beautiful ambience, food selection (ranging from Asian to Western dishes) and alcoholic beverages.


The beautiful Kuching (also known as cat-city)certainly holds many attractions for both locals and visitors – no wonder it's such a popular destination! If you're already planning to visit this food heaven in the future, be sure to make some space for all the delicacies you'll soon be sampling!