Best Vegetarian Restaurants in Phnom Penh for a Healthy and Hearty Meal
egetarian food in Phnom Penh is easy to find. The city attracts talented restaurateurs from all over the world, may of whom embrace the ideals of vegan and vegetarian cuisine.
Tourists always ask if it will be easy to be vegan or vegetarian in Cambodia knowing that the country is rich in seafood and other animal produce. The answer is a big YES especially in Phnom Penh. The city is simply like a food haven for everyone, vegan or not!
Vegetarian Restaurants worth visiting
Of course, your vegetarian adventure in Phnom Penh begins right at your base of operations—YK Art House’s vegetarian restaurant. The YK Art House Boutique Hotel is situated in the central part of Phnom Penh and is near to all major landmarks in the city. It features an art gallery and table tennis on the ground floor, billiard table on the second level of the hotel, and a serene swimming pool.
Our place is marked on the map in red – other worthwhile spots are marked in blue.
Yk Art House vegetarian restaurant
Not only do we at YK Art House boast of our most welcoming rooms and convenient facilities, we also take pride in our vegetarian restaurant which offers only the freshest and healthiest local produce. We serve specials that make use of seasonal fruits like mangoes and papayas, which are abundant during the summer. We only give our guests and diners healthy Asian cuisine that reach the vegetarian and vegan standards.
Vego Salad Bar
For those who love to make their own salads with their chosen ingredients, Vego Salad Bar is an excellent choice. For a certain price, diners can handpick veggies, fruits, sidings, and condiments to create their own meal. Their menu of healthy wraps and salads are appropriately named after a few well-known countries represented by their local ingredients such as “Phnom Penh” for crispy noodles, “Venice” for parmesan cheese, and other healthy choices.
Vego Salad bar is a small and cosy space at Street 51 (Pasteur), BKK 1, Chamkar Mon District, just opposite Wat Lanka. You can even order your choice salad and beverage online and wait for your food to be delivered right at your doorstep in an hour.
Farm to Table
Just 1.5 kilometers from YK Art House is a lovely garden cafe and bar called Farm to Table. They offer some of the freshest seasonal produce in Phnom Penh by partnering with farmers and cooperatives in Cambodia that support local organic farming.
Although they do service carnivores, several vegetarian dishes stand out on the Farm to Table menu. Check out their cauliflower kung pao, vegetarian pho (citrus broth with rice noodles and garden veggies) and coconut-cashew vegan cheesecake.
Farm to Table is also kid-friendly, featuring a nature-themed play area with chickens, a tractor, fruit trees, tropical fish and more. It also has a bar which opens late and serves a solid assortment of imported wines in a very relaxing indoor/outdoor patio style garden.
The Vegetarian Restaurant
This strictly-for-vegetarians restaurant is a cozy, airy, and comfortable place which serves wholesome recipes from both the Asian and Western cuisine using only freshly picked and healthy vegetarian ingredients. This is also known as a go-to place for vegetarians on a budget as they serve dishes for as low as $1.
Aside from that, they have a relaxing shaded garden perfect for chilling whilst enjoying mostly Khmer-inspired dishes. They are open from Sunday to Saturday between 10:30 am to 8:30 pm.