Malaysia, George Town Guide (B): Guide to Eating Vegan in George Town

Malaysia, George Town Guide (B): Guide to Eating Vegan in George Town

Guide to Eating Vegan in George Town
Like in much of Malaysia, finding vegan food in George Town, Penang is not especially difficult. With the abundance of Chinese and Indian food around the country, there’ll always be something you can eat. Indeed, George Town is known as the foodie capital of Malaysia, something of which the locals are quite proud. On more than one occasion, we had people recommending us places to eat and dishes to try and we found that our two weeks there was only just enough time to find all the best vegan eats!

This is the key used in this guide, which appears directly under the name of each establishment mentioned:

Which meals are catered for

breakfast: typically 08:00-10:00
lunch: typically 12:00-15:00
dinner: typically 18:00-21:00

The type of food served

serves meat / vegetarian / vegan / raw vegan

A rough price range (based on prices of mains)

cheap: up to RM10 (up to €2)
moderate: RM10-20 (€2-€4)
expensive: RM20+ (€4+)

Luk Yea Yan

breakfast, lunch, dinner / vegan / cheap

A fully vegan restaurant, this place serves meat-free nyonya style cuisine (a mix of Malay, Chinese and Indian flavours) which is very typical for the island. Their use of mock meat is rather extensive, and most of the time successful (we still salivate thinking of the amazing satay sticks!) but other times less so.

We went for the laksa, which Amélie said was some of the best she tried in Malaysia, but it didn’t really do anything for us. The setting is simple, the ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Guide to Eating Vegan in George Town
Guide Location: Malaysia » George Town
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Luk Yea Yan   Real Food   Evergreen Vegetarian House   The Leaf Healthy House   Idealite   Jan x Den Greenlife Café   Lilly’s Vegetarian Kitchen   Sushi Kitchen  
Author: Sam Wood
Read it on author's website: http://www.indefiniteadventure.com/vegan-george-town/