Saudi Arabia is a country that is known for good hygiene and high standards. The aspect of feeding is not excluded from this fact.
There is this general misconception that being a vegan is restrictive. To some people, your desire to forgo all animal products including meat, cheese, eggs, and fish. This might be a stumbling block for someone who is considering taking a trip to Saudi Arabia.
It might begin to course through your mind, what your options are as a Vegan in Saudi Arabia. What food options and possibilities could you be open to in the region, or would you be hindered by the fact that you might not find outlets that have menus that cater to your nutritional needs as a vegan?
We have written this article to debunk the myths that being Vegan is restrictive. Also, while taking a trip to Saudi Arabia, various outlets would have your buds watering for more as a vegan. Come along with us as you read below.
There are over 90 restaurants in different locations in Saudi Arabia that offer Vegetarian dishes on their menu. Below, we are going to be highlighting some of them and their respective locations.
Riyadh is the capital of Saudi Arabia. And it is right for the capital to boast of most restaurants that have something g on their menu for vegetarians.
Here are our top 5 recommendations from Riyadh.
This restaurant is located on 4823 King Abdul Aziz Rd, Ar Rabi, 7018, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. They are also open from 10:30 am to 11:30 pm from Monday to Sunday.
They are a plant-based restaurant that offers healthy food dishes which include the popular shaskshuka, labneh, tofu scramble, and many more from their range of vegan dishes.
Their cuisine is international with a touch of western. They also have a salad and juice bar complemented with takeout, delivery services for your breakfast, and other needs.
Wabi Sabi is located on 3851 King Mohammed V, As Sulimaniyah, 8256, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. It prides itself in the fact that it was Riyadh's first fully vegan eatery offering both Asian and Western Cuisines. They are open Monday to Saturday from 1:30 pm to 10:30 pm
Moon Shell is a vegan restaurant that primarily serves breakfast and brunch fare. They are located on Othman Bin-Affan, Uthman BinAffan & King Abdullah Rd, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. And are open every Monday- Sunday from 7 am to 11 pm.
Their menu includes pancakes, granola, fruit bowls, and oatmeal as well as ice cream with millet Masoud. Their range of drinks includes juice, smoothies, and coffee. You can enjoy all these in their simple yet charming setting.
Naba'at is an all-vegan restaurant that serves plant-based inspired Middle Eastern traditional cuisine while adding a little twist to them all.
They are located on Al-Manar, Al-Imam Al-Shafii Rd (at Next to Lean Meals), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. And their opening hours are Monday - Friday 11:00am-12:00am, Saturday 11:30am-12:00am, Sunday 11:00am-12:00am.
You can at all these times make a pick from their cuisine which showcases a Vegan, International, Middle Eastern, and Raw blend of dishes. Other options include Fast food, Delivery, and Take-out if you'll rather order from home or buy and leave.
This is a coffee shop that boasts many açaí bowls, toasts with toppings, churros, and plant milk for coffee. Their vegan-friendly cuisine is complemented with Lacroix, Western, Mexican, and Honey.
Cosmo is situated in Al Yarmouk, Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia. Their opening hours are from Monday - Thursday 7:00am-12:00am, Friday 12:30pm-12:00am, Saturday - Sunday 7:00am-12:00am.
Nan's Kitchen is a vegan bakery that offers a range of cakes, cookies, mini pancakes, and cinnamon rolls. They have also curated monthly subscription plans of vegan meals on weekdays for their customers.
They are purely delivery based and customers are to call them for hours. They are located in
Al Khobar, Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia. For more details (Call +966-138813111)
i8 factory: i8 factory is a vegan bakery delivery service that offers a variety of desserts, which includes pancakes, cheesecake, brownies, cookies, cinnamon rolls, truffles, strawberry jam, some cakes, and vegan cheese. They are located in Al Qatif Area, Al Qatif, Saudi Arabia. You can contact them on +966-563347828 for more details.
Danube ( Hofuf / Al Mubarraz)
located on Prince Talal Rd، Al Rashdiyah, Al Mubarraz, Hofuf, Saudi Arabia King Abdullah Rd, Al Salmaniyah S, Hofuf, Saudi Arabia. They are open on Monday - Sunday from 5:00 am-2:00 am. This is one of the few supermarkets in the area that cater to vegans. Many vegan options such as snacks, tofu, organic products, imported goods, fresh fruit, and a few vegan baked goods.