a Vegan in Sarawak – island of Borneo

Sarawak‘s food¬†is just amazing, and the only problem you will have being a vegan is not to gain 10kg ūüôā


?Sin Wei Tong cafe Рhas a vegetarian stall, great food around 5RM per dish. some dishes have an egg but can request without.

?Shun son yen Рvegetarian restaurant by the kilo, with delicious food and fresh juices I paid around 15RM for my meal. Make sure you go early to have all the options still available because the food goes quickly. You can try a bit of everything.


?¬†water front –¬† there are¬†food stalls and restaurants that have great vegan options.

?Zhen Xiang Zhai, delicious food and a good place to try the Sarawak laksa, they close at 3pm. A meal with drinks will cost around 15RM  you can choose from the buffet or order off their menu.

?open marker –¬†a lovely local place to explore.

?Food fair, at the time you are visiting Kuching check if they have a food fair, they have all kinds of food, but be prepared for a crowded place.


?Bau food courtРOne of the food stalls serves exclusively great vegan food but other stalls still have a few options, have a look and ask around.

Other food in the region

? Seri Muka РMalaysian sweet with rice with pandas leaves


?¬†Steamed Buns –¬†¬†easily find any food¬†markets and street stalls. They have vegetarian fillings like – sweet been past,¬†¬†Kaya, Pandan or¬†black sesame paste.

? Kendal, a dessert made with coconut milk, green jelly noodles (rice flour)

?ABC, made out of shaved ice and a variety of ingredients such as red beans, fruit, sweet corn, grass jelly, etc..

?¬†Ondeh-Ondeh, glutinous rice flour dumplings filled with ‚Äėgula Melaka‚Äô

? Sticky coconut rice with palm sugar and mango


?¬†Fruit and Vegetables,¬†don’t miss it …

? Other treats

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