Hey there friends! This month, we will be ringing in the Nine Emperor Gods Festival that usually takes place from 1st till the 9th day of the ninth month in the lunar calendar. And in these 9 days, there will be festive stalls serving vegetarian fares. In line with this, we’ve also curated a list of 10 places in Penang that serves vegetarian food so you’ll have plenty of options to spare. Without further ado, let’s get started!
10 Places In Penang To Satiate Your Vegetarian Food Cravings
1. Pin Xin Vegan Cuisine
The very first spot on our list of vegetarian spots in Penang is none other than Pin Xin Vegan Cuisine. Truth is, this place revolutionizes classic vegetarian food by fusing them with modern-day fares thus creating Truffle Burger, Nasi Kandar, and even Vegan New York Cheesecake! Additionally, they’ve launched vegan meal plans that are convenient, hassle-free and you can have them delivered right to your doorstep as well!
Address: 38, Lebuh Tye Sin, George Town, 10300 George Town, Penang.
Operating Hours: 11 AM-10 PM (Daily)
2. Wholey Wonder
Hin Bus Depot houses a Sunday weekly pop-up market and plenty of fun activities. In addition, there are also various cafes around that are aesthetically pleasing. One of them is Wholey Wonder that serves wholesome vegetarian food including their signature ‘Wholey Wonder Vegan Pizza’. This year, their new menu in conjunction with Nine Emperor Gods Festival includes 8 items in total ranging from main courses (Hokkaido Miso Ramen), appetizers (Nori Tempura), desserts (Earl Grey & Mocha Orange Scones ), and more.
Address: 61, Jalan Gurdwara 10300 George Town, Penang.
Operating Hours: 12PM-9PM (Closes on Monday)
3. Evergreen Vegetarian House
Thirdly, we have a simple vegetarian house that constantly garners a snaking queue from residents around Pulau Tikus. Evergreen Vegetarian House is a simple spot that serves over 30 types of dishes including curries, mock meats, warm desserts, and many more! This is a spot that lets you pick your own dishes all at a reasonable price so go ahead and feast away!
Address: 39 A, Jalan Cantonment, 10250 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Operating Hours: 7.30 AM-8 PM (Closes on Wednesdays)
The following vegetarian spot on our list is of course none other than Idealite. If you’ve been to the malls in Penang, then you would’ve surely heard of Idealite. As Malaysia’s very first wholesome dining restaurant that’s Halal-Certified, every single item on the menu is carefully crafted by certified nutritionists and dieticians. As of right now, there’s a total of 5 Idealite outlets in Penang with an extensive menu serving Ramen, Salad, Herbal Rice, Smoothie Bowls and more.
1-01-05, Ground Floor, E-Gate, Lebuh Tunku Kudin 2, Gelugor, 11700 Pulau Pinang
Hours: 11 AM–9:30 PM (Opens Daily)
3rd Floor, 10A, Queensbay Mall, 11900 Bayan Lepas, Pulau Pinang
Hours: 10 AM–10:30 PM (Opens Daily)
3rd Floor, 60, Gurney Plaza, Persiaran Gurney, 10250 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Hours: 10 AM–10:30 PM (Opens Daily)
3068, Sunway Carnival Mall, Jalan Todak, Seberang Jaya, 13700 Seberang Jaya, Pulau Pinang
Bukit Tengah, Prai, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia, Prai, 13600 Bukit Tengah, Pulau Pinang
Hours: 11AM–3PM, 6–10PM (Monday-Friday) | 11AM–3PM, 5–10PM (Saturday & Sunday)
5. Woodlands Vegetarian Restaurant
Looking for a twist to ordinary vegetarian food? Drop by at Woodlands Vegetarian Restaurant located at Little India for an authentic South Indian cuisine like no other. Here, you’ll get hearty Indian vegetarian food right from breakfast and all the way until dinner. With a generous portion, reasonable price, and freshly prepared food, you know you need to drop by for a yummy meal.
Address: 60, Lebuh Penang, 10200 George Town, Penang
Operating Hours: 8.30 AM-10 PM (Opens Daily)
6. Ee Beng Vegetarian Food
Let’s keep the train rolling with Ee Beng Vegetarian Food, one of locals’ favourite spot for a quick yet delicious vegetarian meal. Boasting a similar concept as economy rice, you’ll get to pick your dishes here from endless trays of freshly cooked vegetarian dishes. Also, it tends to get just a tad crowded during lunchtime but hey, that’s an excellent testimonial that there’s great food here right?
Address: 20, Lebuh Dickens, George Town, 10050 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Operating Hours: 7 AM-8 PM (Closes on Sundays)
7. Supe Japanese Vegan
Then, we have a rather new kid in town joining the vegetarian food scene in Penang, Supe Japanese Vegan. Currently, there are 2 outlets in Penang, whereby one is located inside of Gurney Plaza while the other is in the heart of George Town. Supe Japanese Vegan combines vegan and Japanese all in one so you can expect items like Miso Ramen, Sushi Rolls, Porridge with Tempura mushrooms and many others.
Gurney Plaza: 170-03-82, Plaza Gurney, Gurney Dr, 10250, Penang
Hours: 10 AM-10 PM (Opens Daily)
George Town: 12, Gat Lebuh Acheh, George Town, 10300 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Hours: 11 AM-3 PM | 5 PM-8 PM (Closes on Tuesdays)
8. Sincerely Crafted Cuisine
Coming right up is yet another new joint in Penang that focuses on meatless diets, Sincerely Crafted Cuisine. With the intention to debunk cliché perception of a vegetarian restaurant, this spot serves crafted lunch bowls such as Hainanese Mushroom Rice, Japanese Curry, Sze Chuan Styled ‘Mapo’ Tofu, and more. You can even customize your diet preferences with the help of their friendly staff too!
Address: 21 Jalan Chow Thye 10050 Penang Island, Penang, Malaysia
Operating Hours: 11 AM-5 PM (Closes on Thursdays)
9. No Meat Ok Mou
The next spot on our list of new places to visit in Penang this month is No Meat Ok Mou. As its name suggests, this is a cafe that serves everything meatless such as several noodle and rice options. Additionally, there’s also different cakes and desserts that are served daily so you’ll get various options to choose from. The entire ambiance of this cafe revolves around a homey atmosphere, making it close to home.
Address: 43-1, Tkt Maju Pusat Perniagaan Maju Jaya 14000 Bukit Mertajam, Penang, Malaysia
Operating Hours: 10 AM-6 PM (Opens Daily)
10. JanXden Greenlife 简单绿意
Finally, ending our list of vegetarian spots in Penang is, of course, JanXden Greenlife 简单绿意. This place serves a myriad of vegetarian options ranging from soup, porridge, pasta, pizza, and all the way to Western Food as well! So, this is one vegetarian spot in Penang that will leave you with aplenty options.
Address: 50, Jalan Chow Thye, George Town, 10050 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Operating Hours: 11.30AM-9.30PM (Closes on Wednesdays)
Which Is Your Favourite Vegetarian Spot In Penang?
And with that, we’ve come to an end of our list of the vegetarian spots in Penang that you should try out this 2020. Have you tried out any from the list? Or perhaps you have any spots that you think we should add into this list, let us know in the comments. Bye!
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