If you are a vegan in Malaysia, fret not! There’s a lot of places for you to eat and savour food you think you couldn’t eat anymore.
1. KIND KONES
Most people do not turn vegan because they would have to give up desserts. Kind Kones proves you can. It provides an array of vegan ice-cream flavours (RM 9.90 for single scoop), from Dark Chocolate (my favourite) to Salted Gula Melaka (yum!), they have something for everybody. Other desserts include their Ferrero Rocher Bliss Ball (RM 5), Nutella Cake (RM 13.90) and Tiramisu (RM 14.90). If you are not a fan of desserts, check out their delicious wraps and sandwiches. Their products aren’t just vegan, they are unprocessed and refined sugar-free too!
Available at: Mid Valley, Bangsar Village, Empire Shopping Gallery, 1 Mont Kiara and Plaza Damansara
2. LN Fortunate Coffee
I was introduced to this franchise during World Vegan Day 2019 in Solaris. Their Vegan Charcoal Burger was delicious and even my non-vegan friends loved it. I visited their café at Mont Kiara and boy, was it great. The ambience of the place is calming and Instagram-worthy. They have Pizzas (RM 25), Pastas (RM 21) and my favourite, Banana Chocolate Waffles (RM 18). Their ice-cream was a bit too sweet for me, but their Cappuccino (RM 13.50) as out of this world.
Available at: 16, Jalan Solaris 4, Solaris Mont Kiara, WP Kuala Lumpur – 50480
3. Le Food
This place is not fully vegan but offers so many vegan options, that I had to include it! Their Guac Philly Shrooms Steak Brown Rice Burrito Bowl (RM 19.90) sounds like a mouthful but is worth every penny. Le Nyonya Laksa (RM 16.80) is a vegan version of the classic Malaysian Laksa, and if you can’t handle the heat, check out their Organic Chocolate Almond Mylk (yes, it’s mylk). They have two delicious vegan coffees, Organic Beetroot Latte (RM 13.80) and Matcha Green Tea Latte (RM 12.80).
Available at: 47, Lorong Batu Nilam 21C, Bandar Bukit Tinggi (27.93 mi) Klang 41200 and No.7G, JALAN SS 18/1B (19.81 mi) Subang Jaya 47500
4. Simple Life
Simple Life is another vegetarian restaurant that has an abundance of vegan options in its menu. If you prefer Asian-inspired food, try this place out! Their Kong Poh Lion’s Mane Mushroom set comes with aromatic mushrooms, multi-grain rice, two side dishes and a salad. For appetizers, they have Sweet Potato Fries that I couldn’t stop munching on. Sadly, their Pizza isn’t vegan, but their Nyonya Cendol is! Perks of eating here is that Simple Life is available in a lot of malls.
Available at: IOI Mall, Leisure mall, Lot 10, Mid-valley, Paradigm mall, Pavilion, Suria KLCC, Sunway Pyramid, Sunway Velocity, Sunway Putra
Last but not the least is Sangkaya. They are literally ‘Nuts about Coconuts’. They don’t sell much, it’s just Coconut Ice Cream. But what about Gula Melaka coconut ice cream? Or Teh Tarik coconut ice cream? I prefer the natural one with roasted coconut flakes, but you are free to mix and match! And the best thing? One cup with a free topping is just RM 5.90!
Available at: Jalan Alor KL, Petrosains, Times Square, Sri Petaling, Sunway Pyramid, Aman Suria, TBS – Bandar Tasik Selatan, IOI City Mall
Featured image from Lazy Cat Kitchen
Written by Katyayni Ganesan