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Po Lin Monastery Vegetarian Restaurant



Chinese, Asian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We knew full well that this is a touristy area and therefore expected to pay tourist rate. However, we came here for the vegetarian meal as monasteries tend to serve the best vegetarian food. I food, I thought was under par comparing to other vegetarian...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Travelsupanddown
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lunch was included in our tour and it was great to walk in where our tables were ready. Plenty of food , spring rolls, fried rice, corn soup, tofu stir fry, vegetable stir fry. Our table loved the food and it was quiet the experience...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank GCPurple
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want a neat experience and to support the monastery, then it is worth it. If you want really good food then not the best choice. The food was average and not cheap - although you got plenty!! I would recommend though, just because...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank marialynnvancouver
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As soon as you arrive at the Tian Tan Buddha's ticket office, they will offer you a package of HKD 300 (USD 36) for visiting the statue, a small museum inside it, and then a vegetarian meal for two at Po Lin Monastery's restaurant, which...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank andreaguiarf
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Grabbed some very tasty simple food in the afternoon served by nice people. It's better to eat here than anywhere else up at the Big Buddha

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Divjyot S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the Monastery restaurant for a quick snack while visiting Tian Tan Buddha (Big Buddha). Being a vegetarian I was happy to find a cafe that served only vegetarian food. We ordered spring rolls as other options did not look appealing and more so...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Hetsnz
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the vegetarian restaurant as part of an organised day trip. I did not have high expectations as I have previously found such trips touristy with crowds of people and disappointing food. We were pleasantly surprised by the service and quality of the food....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank jeanettealcock
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

After a ride up the Ngong Ping 360 Gondola "Crystal Tram" to the Tian Tan Buddha (Big Buddha) on Lantau Peak, we wanted a quiet place to hide out from the maddening crowds, and some good vegetarian food to recharge our batteries. This was just...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank TheDocIsOut
Reviewed 10 January 2019

We had lunch here as part of a tour we were doing and it was superb. A great venue to have lunch to start with and as soon as we had the soup we knew it was going to be good, after two bowls of...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank roy v
Reviewed 2 January 2019

A wide range of vegetarian dishes, soups, local/traditional cakes - both sweet and filled with vegetable. Everything I ate here was delicious. I found nowhere else some of their dishes, it is local. A very clean place, sauces and chopsticks available, too. The view around...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Tan L
31 May 2018|
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Response from Anuradha H | Reviewed this property |
There is a counter displaying food. You choose what you need, pay and proceed to a table. We loved the spring roll and fungi noodles. The mochi was excellent.
12 June 2016|
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Response from Maxine M | Reviewed this property |
This place is totally vegetarian and there are signs posted everywhere that indicate "No Meat". I can't speak to the gluten part because I don't know. If you're worried, then stay away from the noodles.
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