Thailand is replete with some of the World’s best restaurants, each specialising in a variety of cuisine and styles ranging from traditional to contemporary and innovative. On World Vegetarian Day, check out some of the top Vegetarian-Friendly Michelin Star restaurants based in Bangkok that create unique and flavour-packed courses using ingredients both rare and common:
Bearing the honour of Thailand’s first Michelin Green Star along with the coveted Michelin Star, PRU, short for Plant Raise Understand, crafts a sumptuous culinary journey for guests, that takes inspiration from the diverse ecosystems of Thailand like Khao Yai, Chaing Mai, Krabi, Andaman Sea and more. From amuse-bouche to dessert, all the dishes are founded on western tradition, while using indigenous ingredients and fresh vegetables, herbs, and flowers, from their own organic farm. PRU offers a dynamic six-course vegetarian paired with alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverages.
Type: Modern Cuisine
Timings: Thursday to Monday from 18:00 – 22:30
Address: 60/1 Moo 6, Srisoonthorn Road, Cherngtalay, Thalang, Phuket – 83110, Thailand
Phone: +66 (0)7631 0232
Haoma by chef Deepankar Khosla is world’s first Indian restaurant to earn a Michelin Green Star for sustainable gastronomy along side a Michelin star. This is Thailand’s first urban farm and zero-waste restaurant and specialises in neo-Indian cuisine which includes an exceptional vegetarian menu. The 9-course menu touches a wide spectrum of flavours each made from a different combination of ingredients sourced locally. With dishes ranging from Sweet Potato Xacuti, Madras curry and Ponni rice to Jackfruit Curry and Sea Salt Ice cream, the veg course is an absolute treat for tastebuds.
Timings: Tuesday to Sunday from 17:30 – 23:00
Address: 231/3 Soi Sukhumvit 31, Khlong Toei Nua, Vadhana, Bangkok – 10110, Thailand
Phone: +66 (0)9289 18222
Inspired by their family recipes, childhood memories and travel experiences, twin Chefs Matthias and Thomas run the family-named restaurant Sühring. The twins have crafted a modern German tasting menu that merited them two Michelin stars. The dishes are masterfully presented and prepared using pure seasonal ingredients, often with traditional German techniques like fermenting, pickling, and curing. To elevate the experience, the restaurant is set in a renovated Thai villa built in 1970s which creates a relaxing ambience. While largely known for its appetising non-veg menu, Sühring also offers excellent options in vegetarian food which have captivated many palates.
Type: Contemporary European, German
Timings: Wednesday from 17:30 – 21:30 & Thursday to Sunday from 12:00 – 13:30 and 17:30 – 21:30
Address: 10 Soi Yen Akat 3, Chong Nonsi, Yan Nawa, Bangkok – 10120, Thailand
Phone: +66 (0)2107 2777
J’AIME by Jean-Michel Lorain
Owned by Chef Jean-Michel Lorain, J’AIME at U Sathorn Bangkok Hotel, boasts of a menu with authentic French cuisine made from a fusion of the freshest regional produce. Their innovative take on cooking coupled with cosseting ambience and interesting interior choices like an inverted piano hanging from the ceiling make for a great all-around dining experience. The one-Michelin Star J’AIME features numerous mouthwatering vegetarian dishes on its menu that create a symphony of different flavours and textures best paired with their fine wines.
Type: Contemporary French
Timings: Wednesday to Monday from 12:00 – 14:30 (excluding last Sunday) and 18:00 – 20:30. Last Sunday Brunch from 12:00 – 15:00. Closed every Tuesday.
Address: U Sathorn Bangkok, 105, 105/1 Soi Ngam Duphli Thung Maha Mek Sub-district Sathorn District, Bangkok – 10120, Thailand
Phone: +66 (0)2119 4899
Chef Thierry Drapeau’s modern French and floral cuisine is the highlight of one-Michelin Star Signature Bangkok. The restaurant prides itself on creating bespoke and original food, each with a unique flavour, dimension and beauty using edible flowers and herbs that change seasonally. It also serves vegetarian and vegan food courses, albeit on prior notice.
Signature Bangkok also has an Art-Deco dining room that soars above the Bangkok skyline and features an open kitchen. Guests are often encouraged to converse with the expert culinary team and experience the rare ingredients take shape into creative dishes.
Timings: Tuesday to Sunday from 18:00 – 22:00
Address: 11F, VIE Hotel, 117/39-40 Phayathai Road, Thanon Petchburi, Ratchathewi, Bangkok, 10400, Thailand
Phone: +66 (0)2309 3939