Urumqi Vegetarian Restaurants
1. Hui Yuan Zhai Vegetarian Restaurant
This is the first vegetarian restaurant in Urumchi; with environmental protection, health and fashion being its goals. All of the dishes are made without using smoke, alcohol, eggs or meat; even monosodium glutamate can’t be found in the restaurant. All of the vegetables are organic agricultural products which are pollution-free. Even the washing-up liquid there is edible, for it is purely made from natural plants. Furthermore, all of the cooking oil there is physically squeezed.
- Chinese name: 慧元斋素食餐厅
- Address: Kezhou Hotel, 491 Hetanbei Road, Shayibake District 沙依巴克区河滩北路491号克州大酒店
- Tel: 0991-7710190 or 0991-8955916
- Transportation: 1) Take Bus 506 or 508 and get off at XPCG Athletics School (兵团竞技学校); 2) Take Bus 13, 19, 506, 508 or 613 and get off at Gong Yi Shi (工一师 ), then walk about 190 meters.
2. Kind Predestined Relationship Vegetarian Exclusive Shop
Abiding by the management idea of “the customer comes first, and vegetarian food is the healthiest”, the restaurant mainly serves high quality products that are both green and healthy.
- Chinese name: 善缘素食专卖店 Shanyuan Sushi Zhuanmaidian
- Recommended dishes: vegetarian “beef omasum” (素毛肚), vegetarian “Babylonia formosae habei” (素黄螺)
- Kindly reminder: The “meat” and “fish” dishes are all made from vegetarian ingredients.
- Address: C-05 Red Hill Farmers’ Market, Shayibake District 沙依巴克区红山农贸市场C-05号
- Tel: 0991-6375061
- Transportation: Take Bus 105, 305, 310, 312, 531, 905, 906, 912 or 928 and get off at the Pharmaceutical Factory of Traditional Chinese Drugs ( 中药厂) .
3. Wu Xinlianxing Environment Protection Care Restaurant
“Let’s make peace from the table” is the restaurant’s slogan. The restaurant mainly serves various noodles with soup, dumplings in soup, wonton, and noodles served with sauce and pastries, all of which contain no meat or fish. In addition, every Sunday, you can learn the cooking methods of environmentally friendly dishes there for free.
- Chinese name: 吾欣连行环保美食馆 Wuxin Lianxing Huanbao Meishi Guan
- Recommended dishes: shredded “pork” with garlic sauce (鱼香肉丝), Xinjiang-style braised “chicken” (大盘鸡), twice-cooked “meat” (回锅肉)
- Kindly reminder: All of the “meat” and “fish” dishes are made from vegetarian ingredients.
- Average price per person: 15 yuan
- Address: 184 Hetian’er Avenue, Shayibake District 沙依巴克区和田二街184号
- Tel: 0991-5880446
- Opening hours: 12pm – 8pm
- Transportation: 1) Take Bus 931 and get off at the Altay Office (阿泰勒办事处) and then walk about 90 meters; 2) Take Bus 10, 16, 21, 80, 311 or 931 and get off at the Aircraft Factory (建机厂 ) and then walk about 120 meters.
- Special services: Free parking and takeaway dishes can be sent.
I updated this article on February 10, 2014
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