Feature image courtesy of Ali Oli Bakery & Café
After an indulgent festive season, January is the perfect time to detox and recover with healthy food. Kickstart your New Year’s resolution with these local restaurants in Sai Kung, with plenty of vegetarian options.
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As Sai Kung’s first fully plant-based restaurant, 2084 offers a unique twist of traditional Asian-inspired tapas including pan-fried momos and Peking oyster mushroom wraps. Meanwhile, it also serves more hearty mains such as vegan tacos and curries.
2084, G/F, 5 Sha Tsui Path, Sai Kung, 3488 0536
Breezy seaside restaurant Momentai is the perfect spot to chill out after a long day out and about. The restaurant caters to everyone’s tastes with a large variety of healthy food and vegetarian options. For example, you can find Omnipork quesadillas, slow-cooked jackfruit and lentil daal.
Momentai, Kiosk 1, Sai Kung Waterfront, Wai Man Road, Sai Kung, 2792 8991
Little Cove Espresso
As one of Sai Kung’s most popular independent cafes, Little Cove Espresso is the perfect spot for a late breakfast or early lunch. The spacious cafe is well-known for its brunches, salads and smoothie bowls, so expect to queue on weekends.
Little Cove Espresso, Shop 1 and 2, G/F, Siu Yat Building, Sai Kung Hoi Pong Square, Sai Kung, 9572 8560
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The Bakso flagship store takes on a simple design and serves delectable Indonesian cuisine with a healthy twist. The restaurant serves up a range of classic Indonesian dishes including beef bone soup and grilled pork. There’s also a selection of deep-fried dishes cooked in coconut oil to give diners a healthy alternative when they are craving something crunchy.
Bakso, 9 Wan King Path, Sai Kung, 2720 3168
Specialising in Meditteranean cuisine, The Conservatory is the perfect place for healthy food, with a selection of salads, tapas and dips. The alfresco restaurant offers a unique light lunch menu each week offering healthy alternatives to its classic a la carte menu items.
The Conservatory, G/F, 26 Wan King Path, Sai Kung, 2792 1105
Ali Oli Bakery & Cafe
With a history of over 25 years, this quaint bakery serves treats including sandwiches, pastries and cakes. Additionally, everything is available with gluten-free and wheat-free options. If you fancy trying your hand at baking the cafe also offers a variety of baking mixes and flours that include gluten-free alternatives.
Ali Oli Bakery & Cafe, G/F, 11 Sha Tsui Path, Sai Kung, 2792 2655
While SingaLings is not a fully plant-based restaurant, it offers a wide range of vegan dishes on its menu. Light bites including avocado on Turkish toast, soy yoghurt muesli, tofu scramble and a plant-based pizza, to satisfy your cravings without the guilt. For those with a sweet tooth, the restaurant also offers a variety of vegan desserts including a gluten-free chocolate mud cake.
Singalings, G/F, 60, Po Tung Road, Sai Kung, 2792 3318