Where to Find Vegan and Vegetarian Food in Suva
Travelling as a vegetarian or a vegan can often be a frustrating thing, but not in Suva. Thanks to the large Indo-Fijian population, where many choose to not eat meat, vegetarian restaurants are pretty abundant in Suva. Even in restaurants that serve meat, there will be something for non-meat eaters on the menu. Unsurprisingly, curry houses make up the vast majority of vegetarian restaurants in Suva, but there are a few hidden gems serving other styles of food well worth seeking out. We go through some of the highlights in this list of vegan and vegetarian restaurants in Suva!
1. Highland Natural
The ultimate hot spot for those who are mindful about what they put in their bodies, Highland Natural is an all-vegan cafe in Suva. The cafe, open 9am to 5pm, serves all sorts of healthy juices and smoothies, as well as yummy vegan treats for lunch, including wraps, sandwiches, sweet treats and much more.
Location: 8 Parade Arcade, Victoria Parade
2. Govinda Vegetarian Restaurant
Govinda is the first of many Indian restaurants we have on this list, with plenty of curry houses serving exclusively vegetarian food in Suva. All of their curries are vegetarian, taste authentically Indian and they also have an amazing range of deserts. There are some vegan-friendly options too, so just ask. Find them in multiple locations around the city. Plus, for more Indo-Fijian restaurants worth discovering, check out our Guide to the Best Eats & Restaurants in Suva.
Location: 97 Marks Street, Laucala Bay Road (Sports City) & Renwick Road.
3. Hare Krishna Vegetarian Restaurant
After a bit of sightseeing around the city, stop by the Hare Krishna Vegetarian Restaurant for lunch. The restaurant is nearby the Sacred Heart Cathedral and serves an ever-changing menu of Indian curries. The food is cheap and all vegetarian (you will have to ask about their latest vegan options).
Location: 16 Pratt Street
4. Veggie Restaurant
If you want a break from Indian food, then try the Veggie Restaurant. This Chinese vegetarian cafe serves up an excellent selection of dumplings, noodles, rice, tofu, quinoa burgers, hummus and much more! They do Italian dishes too. Veggie Restaurant is also a good option for vegans.
Location: 54 Bau Street
5. Bollywood Cafe
If you need to refuel after some shopping, head to the Bollywood Cafe in the Tappoo City shopping mall. The Indian cafe primarily sells vegetarian food with a few vegan options too.
Location: Tappoo City, Usher Street
6. Juicy Life Vegetarian Restaurant
The main operation of Juicy Life might be their homemade health drinks, but their vegetarian restaurant is a damn good addition. The restaurant serves all sorts of yummy Chinese, Indian and Fijian dishes at a super cheap price. For more cheap food in Suva, check out our Cheap Eats in Suva guide.
Location: Lot 16 Carew Street, Flagstaff
7. Eden Bar & Bistro
Although not exclusively vegetarian, Eden Bar & Bistro has some great vegetarian and vegan options on their extensive menu. The up-scale restaurant provides an excellent sit-down dining experience in Suva serving a range of Asian dishes, as well as Western-style foods like pizzas and burgers. There’s something to keep your whole tribe happy.
Location: 11 Bureta Street
8. Yellow Chilli Authentic Restaurant
This popular Indian restaurant might serve meat but has a seriously good range of vegetarian items on the menu. They are open for lunch and dinner (you might want to book a table for dinner).
Location: 53 Carnarvon Street