where: Hoàn Kiếm (48 Tràng Tiền)

price range: 60k+ VND

hours: 8:00AM-11:00PM

setting: modern vegetarian restaurant with clean layout

group friendly: yes

takeaway: takeaway & delivery available

stand-out dish: stuffed tofu


hot tip: enter through the glasses store and climb the stairs to the second floor

THE VEG has a large following thanks to its expansive menu featuring vegan versions of popular Vietnamese dishes. The colorful pictures look impressive, and food was presented beautifully, but the end result was dishes that were just 'okay'. Everything lacked flavor; even the mango curry could barely stand up against the brown rice that accompanied it.

verdict: Vegans may like this spot for its wide range of options, but for everyone else we say it's a pass.