Siem Reap is full of vegan- and vegetarian-friendly restaurants, offering a creative range of tasty meals throughout the day, thus, vegetarians heading to Temple Town will not be left hungry. Hereunder are some of the best. Visit Siem Reap with tours Indochina
Set amongst the sprawling gardens, Tangram Garden, whose owners come from a background of events, architecture, galleries, museums and theater, not only is an ideal restaurant for that intimate candlelit meal or laid-back get together with a few pals but also supports local creative acts and develops their own that relate to traditional Cambodian art and culture. With dishes like vegetarian lok lak and mushroom amok giving diners an amazing chance to try signature Cambodian cuisine – with a meat-free twist, half of the menu caters towards veggies. Other options include summer rolls, tofu lasagne and aubergine. Tours in Cambodia
Tangram Garden Restaurant has the largest garden on the East Side of Siem Reap. Here, they have 7 pavilions seating from 2 – 8 diners and a long pavilion which seats up to 36 diners as one big group. So a few friends can find romance and intimacy for those who are in the mood, and a few friends can also find a more relaxed place to reminisce about the week. In spite of 600 meters from Pub Street, Tangram Garden Restaurant is a thousand miles from care. Unlike other restaurants in Siem Reap, Tangram does not play digital piped music. Its garden is Tangram’s natural soundtrack, and in the background, you can hear the sounds of the city changing with the seasons.
- Address: Wat Damnak Village Siem Reap, Cambodia
- Phone: +855 (0)97 726 110.
- Opening Hours: from Monday to Sunday: 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm
There is not a whiff of meat of any kinds in Chamkar House, which is one of the longest-standing vegetarian restaurants in Siem Reap. The menu, which shines a spotlight on Khmer cuisine, is mainly made up of vegan delights, spanning dishes such as stir-fried eggplant with basil and loofah, sweet potato and tomato soup, with cardamom and coconut milk; and coconut mushroom dip with a crusty baguette. Also, organic wine and fresh fruit juices are served. With the restaurant supporting farming communities in the Siem Reap province, all ingredients are organically sourced where possible.
- Address: Alley W, Krong Siem Reap, Cambodia
- Phone: +855 92 733 150
- Opening Hours: from Monday to Saturday: 11:00 am – 10:30 pm, on Sunday: 5:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Following in the success of its famous sister cafés in Phnom Penh, ARTillery provides the best of both worlds, plating up fish, meat and vegan options. Sourcing ingredients from local farmers and using organic and chemical-free food where possible are high priorities here. At this restaurant, all dishes, right through from breakfast, brunch to lunch and dinner, are served with creative flair.
- Address: Wat Bo Road, Krong Siem Reap, Cambodia
- Phone: +855 85 856 511
- Opening Hours: from Mon to Sunday: 7:30 am – 9:00 pm
Not only rustling up healthy vegetarian food, with the menu catering for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, spanning Khmer, Western and Japanese dishes, Peace Café also features a bakery and Fair Trade shop amid its leafy grounds. Both the onigiri rice balls and the lemongrass stir-fried tofu with holy basil are highly recommended. The café runs veggie cooking classes together with a large number of community programs, from yoga and meditation, to free Khmer classes and monk chat sessions for budding linguists.
- Address: River Road Next To Ann Kau Saa Pagoda, Krong Siem Reap, Cambodia
- Phone: +855 63 965 210
- Opening Hours: from Monday to Sunday: 7:30 am – 9:00 pm
Vibe Asia has proved popular with Temple Town’s health-conscious crowd since its opening in November as the first 100-percent plant-based café in Siem Reap. Heralding the earth-to-table approach, all dishes are not only ethically sourced but also presented in a clean and creative way. Working with local suppliers of organic produce, the café also incorporates ingredients thought to have medicinal and healing properties into its dishes. The Explorer Quacedilla, which features fresh sweet corn, cashew crema, black beans, pickled beets and guacamole – all washed down with a botanical healing tea, made from lavender, rose petals and calendula flower is an excellent example.
- Address: Krong Siem Reap, Cambodia
- Phone: +855 69 937 900
- Opening Hours: Monday: from 7:30 am to 4:30 pm; Tuesday to Sunday: 7:30 am – 8:00 pm
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