The Best Vegetarian Restaurants in Guangzhou

Guangzhou | © xiquinhosilva / Flickr
Guangzhou | © xiquinhosilva / Flickr
Photo of Julianna Tetreault
Contributer3 November 2017

Finding truly vegetarian and vegan-friendly restaurants in China isn’t always the easiest of tasks when meat is a staple in almost every meal, but Guangzhou has taken on the challenge of supplying customers with these meat-free cuisines and succeeded. Fear not, vegetarians and vegans alike, we have compiled a list of the city’s best vegetarian-friendly restaurants below!

La Vita è bella

Restaurant, Italian, European, Vegan, Vegetarian, $$$
Vegetarian pizza Free-Photos Pixabay
Vegetarian pizza | © Free-Photos / Pixabay

La Vita è bella is both one of the highest rated restaurants in Guangzhou, as well as one of the most accommodating for vegetarian and vegan diners. With a menu focusing on Italian and European cuisine, customers get their choice of an array of pasta dishes, perfect pizzas, and beautiful salads; a bountiful buffet is available to those interested as well.

Meal service:

Takeaway, Dinner, Lunch


Stylish, Business, Romantic

La Medina

Cocktail Bar, Restaurant, Mediterranean, Moroccan, Fusion, Vegetarian
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Homemade hummus
Homemade hummus | © Marco Verch / Flickr

A new addition to the Guangzhou food scene and a five star-rated restaurant, La Medina serves up authentic Mediterranean and Moroccan food to its hungry customers. Not only is the restaurant reasonably priced and delicious, but it is also vegetarian-friendly. La Medina serves up what is said to be some of the best hummus and couscous in the area, and signature cocktails that customers swear by. For any hungry vegetarian in the Guangzhou area looking for a cozy oasis, La Medina is the restaurant to go to.


Bar, Restaurant, Pub Grub, Tapas, Gluten-free, Vegan, Vegetarian, $$$

Social&Co. is a foodie favorite that has it all – whether you’re a vegetarian, a vegan, or are gluten-free, eating here will more than satisfy your dietary needs. The restaurant serves up New Zealand-style dishes and what is said to be some of the best food in Guangzhou. Customers flock to Social&Co. for their modern atmosphere, friendly staff, and, of course, their food – their falafel platter proves to be a favorite among many. Social&Co. is an essential restaurant for anyone traveling in Guangzhou.

Meal service:

Takeaway, Dinner, Dessert, Lunch, Late Night, Brunch


Outdoors, Stylish, Modern

Sharmaji Vegetarian Indian Restaurant

Restaurant, Asian, Indian, Soul Food, Vegan, Vegetarian, $$$
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South Indian Thali at Sangeetha Paris
South Indian Thali at Sangeetha Paris | © Guilhem Vellut / Flickr

Sharmaji Vegetarian Indian Restaurant is what many customers consider a “home away from home” – this restaurant is known for serving up vegetarian and vegan Indian comfort food. With an all-you-can-eat buffet stocked with vegetables and sides, Sharmaji Vegetarian Indian Restaurant makes for a meat-free heaven. This venue is a must for any vegetarian traveler in Guangzhou.

Meal service:

Takeaway, All Day, Late Night



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