Vegetarian cuisine at Saigontourist

Some hotels and restaurants of the Saigontourist Holding Company have launched vegetarian cuisine programs on the occasion of the seventh lunar month (which falls in August 2016).

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Royal Hotel Saigon 

The four-star Royal Hotel Saigon located on Nguyen Hue Boulevard and facing the most crowded walking street in HCMC is now a place of choice for many Saigonese and tourists.

The hotel features unique and luxury architecture and high-end equipment. Aside from comfortable rooms, the hotel houses restaurants, gym, swimming pool and massage parlors.

Boulevard Restaurant on the fourth floor of the hotel, which can accommodate up to 170 guests at a time, has a cozy ambience created by a mixture of classic and modern designs and a sweeping view of one of the city’s most beautiful streets. 

The restaurant offers lunch buffet every day featuring Asian and Vietnamese dishes—including salads, seafood, cakes of three regions, main dishes and desserts.

Vegetarian cuisine is not only for Buddhists but also for everyone. Vegetarian food in the seventh lunar month every year becomes more plentiful with healthy dishes.

Royal Hotel Saigon is one of the well-known vegetarian cuisine addresses in the Vu Lan season. 

The hotel will serve vegetarian buffets with more than 40 dishes from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on August 3, 16, 17 and 31 (the first, 14th, 15th and 29th days of the seventh lunar month). The buffet ticket is VND149,000 a child and VND239,000 an adult.

Royal Hotel Saigon: 133 Nguyen Hue Boulevard, District 1, HCMC. Tel: (08) 38 225 914, hotline: 0918 544 600, email:

Arc En Ciel Hotel & Bat Dat Hotel

The three-star Arc En Ciel and Bat Dat hotels offer 170 rooms and five restaurants. 

In a prime location in Cho Lon which is home to many Chinese Vietnamese residents, the two hotels have become places of choice for visitors to HCMC who want to know more about the local Chinese communities. 

It takes only 10 minutes to drive to the downtown to visit Ben Thanh Market and other commercial centers of HCM City.

The airy spaces of their banquet halls are quite suitable for wedding parties and customer conferences. 

Thien Hong 9 convention room at 40 meters above the ground is an impressive venue serving banquets with traditional music performances.

The vegetarian buffets at Arc En Ciel Hotel and Thien Hong Hotel are representative of vegetarian buffets in Cho Lon.

Menus are prepared in line with the themes selected by chefs from China’s Guangdong Province. 

Themes vary from one vegetarian season to another. Especially, the vegetarian buffet themed Vu Lan Festival held on the seventh lunar month is outstanding.

The vegetarian buffet lasts from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. on August 3, 16 and 17 (the first, 14th and 15th days of the seventh lunar month), and every Saturday and Sunday in the seventh lunar month. A buffet ticket costs VND159,000 a child and VND219,000 an adult.

Arc En Ciel (Thien Hong) Hotel: 52-56 Tan Da Street, District 5, HCM City. Tel: (08) 38553472.

Saigon Times

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