This article was originally written by Lena Blos and has since been updated.
Most of the food is vegan with the option of egg in some dishes and the menu changes weekly, so there are always plenty of options to choose from. A popular dish is the Banana Flower Thai Salad, which looks as good as it tastes. The kitchen is behind a counter in the dining area so you can literally watch your food freshly made.
The restaurant is popular for its good value buffet. You get to choose from a range of salads, vegetable dishes and you can even make your own khao soy, all for only 179 baht. All dishes are vegetarian; however some do contain egg, so if you are vegan you will need to double check.
Free Bird Cafe offers a delicious range of Thai, Shan, Burmese and international dishes as well as salads and smoothies. They also have some unique Burmese dishes, such as tea leaf salad and Shan somtam. One of the most popular dishes has to be their smoothie bowls, which are famous on Instagram! To vegans’ delight, Free Bird Cafe made the recent decision to remove dairy and eggs from their menu and are now 100% vegan; they even offer coconut flower syrup, in place of honey.
They don’t fry any of their foods and most of their dishes are vegan, with only a few desserts containing diary. In fact they have a large vegan dessert menu and even offer raw vegan desserts. Amrita Garden is aptly set in a beautiful garden and has a laid-back atmosphere, making it a great place to hang out in the evening.