Supporting a healthy lifestyle, Yogyakarta has several health-conscious or vegetarian restaurants. Here are some of the best where you can have guilt-free eating as well as memorable tasty dishes.
1. ViaVia Jogja
Discover the best of the world kitchen and a variety of local Indonesian delicacies in ViaVia Restaurant. With sustainability at its core, the place stands for honest and wholesome food. You can expect healthy salads, seasonal juices, and organically grown rice and vegetables. All the fruits and veggies are used root-to-tip and the meat nose-to-tail, to reduce waste and have a minimal impact on the environment. Almost half of the menu consists of vegetarian dishes and you can find vegan options as well. Every day ViaVia offers three Indonesian specialties on top of the regular choices and changes the global cuisine menu on a monthly basis. That way you can be surprised every time. While you enjoy your vitamin-packed power juice, your children can go crazy in its artsy kids’ corner. All the downstairs areas are smoke-free, making it a very family-friendly space. On the semi-open upstairs floor, there is a roof-top-terras like an ambiance going.
2. Mediterranea Restaurant by Kamil
There is nothing more exquisite than experiencing traditional French cuisine at the Mediterranea Restaurant by Kamil. Established in September 2012, Mediterranea Restaurant by Kamil concerns sustainability development, where it uses local products from local farms around Yogyakarta as the main ingredients. However, the restaurant still needs to import some products because they can not be produced in Indonesia. Since this place supports saving our planet, it is investing in Ecological Packaging by using an environmentally friendly box for your delivery food.
Tirtodipuran St No.24 A, Mantrijeron, Yogyakarta
P: (+62274) 371052
3. Milas Vegetarian Resto
Milas could be the best vegetarian restaurant in Yogyakarta. Maintain your healthy intake by dining in this meat-free restaurant. The place offers several vegetarian mains, as well as burgers, sandwiches, salads, and desserts. There’s also a wide selection of healthy juices, smoothies, and coffee, plus a store selling handmade, organic products.
Jl. Prawirotaman No.IV, Brontokusuman, Mergangsan, Yogyakarta
4. Loving Hut Jogja
Loving Hut is one of the largest families of vegan restaurants in the world with more than 200 outlets, one of them is in Yogyakarta. The place is created with the vision that all beings can live in peace, love, and harmony with each other. As a restaurant or café, Loving Hut provides consumers with great tasting, high quality, and healthful pure vegan food along with speed, value, and convenience.
In essence, Loving Hut is to be a Loving House of Heaven, filled with divine light and warmth, where nourishing Loving food for the body, mind, heart & spirit is served. All of the menus are made with only wholesome, plant-based ingredients.
Jl.Moses Gatotkaca No.A18
Jl.Demangan Baru No.16
5. Warung Vegetarian Somayoga
Somayoga is one of the pioneers of vegetarian restaurants in Yogyakarta. It provides the best vegetarian menus and most of them are traditional Indonesian menus that are suitable to accompany a healthy lifestyle. Although rather narrow, this shop is very beautiful, because it is located right on the edge of a rice field.
Jl. Kledokan Raya, Gang Garuni II Seturan Raya, Caturtunggal, Depok, Sleman, Yogyakarta
6. Warung Bumi Langit
Other than being a public space where people can taste the variety of food produced from Bumi Langit gardens and other gardens around, visitors can also find the Information Center. It provides information related to Bumi Langit’s programs, such as cooking and a food processing course at Warung Bumi. Warung Bumi also holds an Organic Market every Sunday morning where visitors can get farmer’s products, local food, and crafts. In addition, there will also regular documentary film screenings followed by thematic discussions. You will find a variety of fresh vegetables, fish, and chicken from its garden as well as unpolished organic rice, all processed with traditional wisdom from all over the world.
Jl. Imogiri Mangunan Km. 3, Desa Giriloyo, Wukirsari, Imogiri, Bantul, Yogyakarta