On World Vegetarian Day today, we help you explore some of the finest cafes and restaurants in India that are popular for whipping up vegetarian and vegan-friendly food recipes.
Earth Café Waterfield, Mumbai
Earth Café in Mumbai’s posh suburb, Bandra celebrates ‘being vegan’ with its 100 per cent plant-based, dairy-free and gluten-free food menu. Moreover, its quaint setup with pastel pink and white interiors scores high on the right ambience.
Candy & Green, Mumbai
Touted as one of India’s first Terrace-Farm-to-Table restaurant, Candy & Green in Breach Candy is a fancy dining space to enjoy vegeterian options. The menu includes sundried tomato risotto, zucchini fries, coconut pudding, caramel espresso with ginger ice cream and more.
The Bombay Cartel, Mumbai
From small veggie plates and salads to filling mezze platters and Indian dishes like Chole Kulcha and dal khichdi, the Bombay Cartel in Breach Candy, lets you enjoy being a vegetarian. What’s even more cool is that they home deliver till 2 am!
Perch Wine & Coffee Bar, Delhi & Mumbai
Perch Wine & Coffee Bar is a popular venue for vegeterian foodies. They make some mean craft coffees and cocktails. Owned by Vaibhav Singh, also the co-founder of Nao Spirits, Perch’s menu has some delicious veg options like cottage cheese burrito, pumpkin hummus, melon mascarpone Quinoa salad alongside some mashed potatoes.
3B’s – Country Inn & Suites By Radisson, Delhi
The vegetarian-only restaurant 3B’s sits on the first floor of Country Inn & Suits, an upscale hotel by Radisson Hotel Group. Overlooking a great pool, guests can dig in 3B’s multi-cuisine menu that features Thai, Lebanese, Mexican and Indian specialties.
Go Native, Bangalore
Go Native, located in five places in Bengaluru, is a full-blown shopping store and a cafe for people who lead a sustainable life. The menu has some yummy farm-to-fork recipes such as high protein pesarettu (dosa), sweet potato pancakes, nutty salads, zucchini noodles, brahmi lemon sharbath and more.
Cane chairs, wood tables, floor-to-ceiling glass windows and some green planters, Carrots in Bengaluru’s Koramangala is an idyllic eatery for vegans. Tofu Curry, Mushroom Stroganoff, BBQ baked tofu and almond pesto paella are some of their best sellers.