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Ci Yan Organic Vegetarian Health Food

8 Smith Street, Singapore, Singapore
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Ranked #209 of 7,345 Restaurants in Singapore
Cuisines: Chinese, Vegetarian
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Description: We read about this restaurant in the official guide to Chinatown published by the Singapore Tourism Board, and we were lucky enough to find it on a recent visit to Chinatown. It's a small restaurant run by a husband and wife that serves a set menu of organic, vegetarian Chinese food. The menu changes each day, and during our lunch there were 3 choices: a vegetarian wrap, brown rice set, or a delicious tofu/noodle dish. The owner was very welcoming, spoke English, and suggested a meal for us since it was our first visit. The prices were very reasonable, and it had a nice, quiet atmosphere with pictures of the Dalai Lama and Buddhist statues on the walls. The restaurant has already been reviewed on Hungry Go Where, a food review site for Singapore: http://www.hungrygowhere.com/singapore/ci_yan_organic_vegetarian_health_food/
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London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

I had had a bit of a rubbish night searching for hours for a festival that didn't exist and was starving making my way back through Chinatown. This is when I first stumbled across Ci Yan. They were actually already closed, but the owner's father could see that I was hungry so he invited me in and sold me their... More

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Hyderabad, India
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42 reviews 42 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

I had the reviews about this 'Pure-Vegetarian' healthy food restaurant on TripAdvisor and wanted to give it a try. On the visit to Chinatown, we were quite hungry and needed to 'recharge' our energies. After our visit to Buddha Tooth Relic Temple, we visited this foodie joint in a lane. We ordered for Brown Rice Set Meal.($6) and it was... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Not too crowded, though nestled in the midst of Chinatown.Limited menu. Organic, Vegetarian. Food was freshly prepared.Had a brown rice set meal along with a desert. Over all nice experience.Good staff.

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London
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Went here on recommendation of Lonely Planet guide; had the brown rice set meal which was tasty and at less than 10 Singapore Dollars contrasted wildly with the $80 minimum charge for KU DE TA the following evening ! We were about the only diners on a Sunday evening so the restaurant lacked atmosphere; for that it would have been... More

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milano
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118 reviews 118 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We came by chance in front of this tiny restaurant after a terrible flight to Singapore...We really needed some healthy and light food to digest - the polite owner gave his suggestions on the menu and offered us his fresh tea - which was delicious. Honestly, very simple ingredients yet combined in a great way made our dinner unforgettable.

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Oslo, Norway
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38 reviews 38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We, family of 5, enjoyed this place! Dined inside and it felt like being in their home. Very kind staff. Self service for drinks and cutlery.

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Found this by chance whilst visiting Chinatown. Authentic simple healthy homely food and the owner is quite a character. Limited menu choice, but then this is a small place. The owner recommends a dish based on his assessment of you - and he got it right with us! Food was delicious.

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Kilcunda, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

This restaurant has a blackboard menu that changes daily. Sunday lunchtime provided limited options - we orded the "Brown Rice Set Meal" and "Handmade Noodles". Seating is on small stools at low tables and the décor is Buddhist inspired. The rice dish came with small portions of vegetables, lettuce topped with a tart mango sauce and tofu in gravy. Plenty... More

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Luzern
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51 reviews 51 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Within this small vegetarian treasure, you feel like in China Town how it was before and should be. There are many buddhas looking to you and the good thing the air condition is not set in a way that you are freezing. If you like to be in a casual, family type place and want to be sure, that no... More

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Lugano
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

the food was amazing and this is why we stayed there. We got yelled at because we didn't choose what we wanted to eat right away. The owner is just not the nicest. However, we would go back because everything was delicious and try to breathe in and out so we don't get disappointed at his treatment. YES, food was... More

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Additional Information about Ci Yan Organic Vegetarian Health Food

Address: 8 Smith Street, Singapore, Singapore
Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore
Cuisine: Chinese, Vegetarian

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