Hangzhou's Four Noted Vegetarian Restaurants

2019-08-26

Historically, Hangzhou is the "Capital of Vegetarian Diet in the Southeast China". Whether it's folk vegetarian food or temple vegetarian, they all have a profound cultural connotation.

 

01Su Shi Tang 素食堂

 

The most popular buffet in Hangzhou is a vegetarian restaurant and it is Su Shi Tang. The vegetarian restaurant is hidden on the lower floor of a commercial building. On weekdays, diners keep pouring in. Although the restaurant is always full of people, it is not noisy at all. The restaurant applies the business form of self-service with the fare of 29 yuan per person. Diners are given a set of tableware (a plate, a bowl and a pair of chopsticks) after payment. Everyone is in an orderly line to pick up the dishes. There is an abundance of dishes available.

 

Address:
the first underground floor of Xinghe Business Building, No. 89 Jiefang Road 解放路89号星河商务大厦负一楼
Business hours: 
11:00-13:00, 17:00-19:30
Fare:
29 yuan per person

 

02Miao Ti Hu 妙醍醐


As a vegetarian buffet, the decoration is unexpectedly good and the overall style is antique, full of elements of Zen Buddhism. On the first floor, the lobby serves dishes and meals. On the second floor, there are elegant seats and various Buddhist scriptures and supplies. At a cost of 20 yuan, you can help yourself to seventy to eighty kinds of dishes as well as desserts. Their specialty, hot spot is a must try. It costs five yuan to have a small self-service hotpot. There are two kinds of hotpot soup bases, spicy and non-spicy, and four kinds of seasonings, soy-preserved radish sauce, chili sauce, peanut sauce and fermented bean curd. From the supplies to the taste, it is not inferior to other hot pot shops and it is healthier.


Address:
No. 108 Da Dou Road 大兜路108号
Business hours: 
11:10-13:00, 17:00-19:30
Fare:
20 yuan per person for buffet and 25 yuan per person for buffet and small hot pot

 

03Dayin Qingxin 大隐清心

 

At present, Dayin Qingxin has three stores in Hangzhou. The interior is of Buddhist style. The antique walls are decorated with calligraphy works. The store is always permeated with Buddhist music. It is very popular and it's always full of people in lunchtime. Most of the restaurant diners are tourists who visit Lingyin Temple, and monks. There are many kinds of dishes, such as staple food, fries, vegetable dishes and herbs. Fruits and scented tea are also provided after meals.

 

Address:
Second Floor, Yinshi, No. 38 Lingyin Road 灵隐路38号隐市二楼
Business hours:
11:00-15:30, 16:30-18:00
Fare:
30 yuan per person

 

04Su Xin 素心

Su Xin is the largest vegetarian buffet in Hangzhou at present. It boasts of a wide variety of dishes and its menu changes with the season. Even if you ate at Su Xin for more than twenty days a month, you will still find something to amaze you. Even non-vegetarian people love the restaurant. In winter, Su Xin considerately provides people with delicious vegetarian hot pots! Vegetarian Buffet includes cold dishes, hot dishes, soup, staple food and snacks. Among them, there are more than 25 kinds of hot dishes, 10 kinds of cold dishes, 20 kinds of snacks, eight kinds of vegetable salads, ten kinds of porridges, and several kinds of health drinks in season, such as burdock tea, saffron tea, milk tea, soybean milk, etc.

 
Address:
No. 294 Wenyi West Road 文一西路294号
Business hours:
11:00-13:00, 15:00-20:00
Per capita:
39 yuan per person