The best Vegetarian Restaurants in Beijing

Beijing, China

Beijing, China ©HerryLawford/flickr

The vegetarian style is fashionable and very healthy. If you are a vegetarian people and you want to taste the Muslim or Buddha dishes, Beijing is one of the best place where you can try it. There are hundreds of vegetarian restaurants but I listed the tops.

The aim of this article to show you the most visited, the best and the most comfortable restaurants where the visitor can try the various vegetarian dishes. I hope that you will like and you will visiting with one of them….

Lotus in Moonlight Vegetarian Restaurant

Crunchy Cucumber Salad with Sesame and Peanut Dressing

Crunchy Cucumber Salad with Sesame and Peanut Dressing ©Maggie Hoffman/flickr


Average Cost per Person: CNY85

Purity: no egg, no garlic (have cooking wine)

Hours: 10:00 – 14:00 17:00 – 22:00

Location: Bldg12, Liufang Nanli, Chaoyang District

Bus Route: 104 (get off at Liufang Dongkou Stop), 18 (get off at Zuojiazhuang Stop)


Visiting the Lotus in Moonlight Vegetarian Restaurant is a memorable experience from beginning to end. The cuisine is the Western vegetarian food. The menu is very interesting, because it is filled with photos about the dishes. The foods are delicious, tasty, fresh and lovely. You can find the various vegetarian meets: pork, beef and duck.

These are perfectly satisfying. The tourists can drink fruit tes with apple and rose which is excellent. The restaurant is calm, comfortable and clean. The service is good but no one speak in english. The most recommended dishes: crispy verge tofu chicken with peppers and the lotus root with mushrooms (but there are others).


Lili Vegetarian Restaurant

Vegetarian dish

Vegetarian dish ©rizkapb/flickr


Average Cost per Person: CNY60

Purity: no egg, no garlic, no wine

Hours: 10:30 – 14:00 17:00 – 21:30

Location: No.23, Caoyuan Hutong, Dongzhimen Bei Xiaojie, Dongcheng District


The Lili Vegetarian restaurant is good at fake ducks, fake seafood, fake meat dishes and fake fish. The atmosphere is good, the service is friendly, but they don’t speak any English at all. The most recommended specialities is the vegetarian Beijing duck.

The restaurant is a very old Chinese building and gives an aesthetic experience. The inside of the restaurant is clean, beautiful and traditional. Around the restaurant are many famous attractions, so when you finished your dish, you can visit the amazing area.




Pure Lotus Vegetarian Restaurant

Warm Spinach, Mushroom Salad

Warm Spinach, Mushroom Salad rexipe/flickr


Average Cost per Person: CNY140

Purity: no egg, no garlic, no wine

Hours: 9:30 – 24:00

Location: 3/F, Lido Holiday Inn, No.6, Jiangtai Lu, Chaoyang District

  • Parking available
  • Completely smoke-free


The Pure Lotus Vegetarian Restaurant is famous for it’s aesthetically pleasing to the eye, originality and producing many type of dishes. The most recommended dishes: the fish with apple sauce, duck pancakes and chicken pieces stir fried in hot peppers. It is a very good experience and the waitress speak excellent in english.  

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