Most of us are always on the lookout for a healthy wholesome meal after a stressful start to the day, instead of an inconvenient hunt for the nearest food that’s least detrimental to the body. If you haven’t eaten at any of these places yet, do yourself a favour, book a table, and enjoy some of the best vegan meals in Kuala Lumpur!
With a fresh nordic inspired interior, this restaurant serves hearty vegetarian food as well as some meat dishes. Everything at Ashley’s is made fresh with absolutely no additives. Each dish is bursting with flavour and prettily presented with clever little touches. They have a very friendly menu for those with dietary restrictions, including vegan and gluten-free options. We absolutely love how their foie gras is made from mushrooms!
Ashley's, 11, Jalan Telawi 3, Bangsar Baru, 59100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +60173253663, www.ashleys.my.
This restaurant beautifully caters to the tastes of Indian, Mediterranean, Malaysian & even Mexican flavours. The seasonings in the food are always spot-on, leaving no space for anything to be too salty or sugary. The kitchen uses no MSG, cholesterol-free oil, no eggs, Australian vegetarian cheese only and they make their own bread from scratch. Their playfully fulfilling pleasures include the Tex-Mex Burger and the Messy Pasta Sizzler.
WTF Restaurant, 98, Lorong Maarof, Bangsar Park, 59100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +60192617070, www.wtfrestaurants.com.my.
One of the first reasons of why you must visit this place is simply because you get to customize your own burritos. This cozy spot is located on the ground floor of Galleria Hartamas and caters to anyone who is looking for healthier and reasonably priced dishes. Besides offering flavours from Mexico, Sala also has local delicacies such as creamy curry laksa with yellow noodles and nasi lemak with sambal tempeh, a fish-free sambal 'bilis' & nuts.
Sala, A-G-03A Galeria Hartamas, No 21, Jalan 26a/70a, Desa Sri Hartamas, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +60362061131, Facebook Page.
A favourite among the locals, The Ganga Cafe is a go-to indian restaurant if you are a fan of indian vegan meals. The chefs are careful to balance the ingredients without going overboard with the spices and not sacrificing the flavours of the meals. They also have gluten-free and vegetarian options.
The Ganga Cafe, The Ganga Café, 19 Lorong Kurau, Taman Bukit Pantai, 51000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +60322842119, Facebook Page.
This fine dining restaurant ensures that fresh organic vegetables are creatively prepared and plated, some with bold, punchy flavours, others subtle but making a strong impression just the same. Inspired by Mediterranean tapas and mezze, it is very impressive that their dishes prove that vegetarian fare can yield robust, punchy dynamics. You can expect a spectrum of flavours, very creative combinations, and the unique departures from the ordinary at Barat.
Barat, 19, Lorong Kurau, Taman Bukit Pantai, 59100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +60102882654, www.barat.com.my
The Good Co. is a healthy meatless restaurant aiming to provide tasty yet healthy food option for those who are constantly on the go. They serve meals that comprise of substantial servings of fresh, quality ingredients, with each recipe conveying pleasantly distinct, well-balanced dynamics. They also highly believe in serving food without preservatives, artificial colourings and refined sugar free.
The Good Co., 184, Jalan Maarof, Taman Bandaraya, 59100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +60322026536, www.thegoodco.my.
Rawsome is a healthy food company that believes in eating right and adapting an active lifestyle. Their signature product is organic chia puddings -a healthier and less guilty desserts and meal replacements for those who are looking for weight loss. They also prepare vegetarian-based bowls such as Nasi Lemak, Quinoa Ulam and Cauliflower Quinoa “Fried Rice”. Using only the best ingredients focusing on quality, they provide the best for their customers with a reasonable price.
Rawsome, 20A, Persiaran Zaaba, Taman Tun Dr Ismail, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +60377338632, www.rawsome.co.
Famous for their thali set, Sangeetha serves both Southern and Northern Indian cuisine under one roof. It is nestled in a bustling street behind Masjid Jamek LRT, the restaurant forms part of rows of brightly coloured shop houses, providing a nice look at cultural Malaysia before the onslaught of the high-rises. Their wide array of vegan and vegetarian dishes will definitely leave one spoilt for choice.
Sangeetha, 65, Leboh Ampang, City Centre, 50100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +60320323333.
Raisin’ the Roof believes that eating natural, whole foods with nutritious calories can have a significant positive impact on a person’s well-being and attitude. Their extensive menu features a wide choice of delicious savories & sweets made only with unprocessed ingredients while catering to individuals’ dietary requirements. A local favourite for hearty meals with healthy ingredients at honourable prices.
Raisin' The Roof, No. 61, Jalan Medan Setia 1, Bukit Damansara, 50490 Kuala Lumpur, +60320115313, www.raisintheroof.com
10) Real Food Mont Kiara Originating from Singapore, Real Food Mont Kiara is a little organic food cafe and as its name suggests, the cafe’s food is free from processed ingredients, artificial preservatives, trans-fat and also, meat. They use excellent quality ingredients ranging from the French oil and choice equipment used to prepare their dishes to the sourcing of high-calibre, responsibly-made raw ingredients. Even their desserts are crafted carefully to be great for your body.
Real Food Mont Kiara, G-11, No., 1 Mont' Kiara, 1, Jalan Kiara, Mont Kiara, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +60362119078, Facebook Page.