A few years ago, vegetarian tourists travelling to Hong Kong would have had a hard time finding somewhere to eat. Let's not mince words: in Hong Kong, pork is in damn near everything. Even so-called \u2018vegetarian dumplings\u2019 sold in the supermarkets often have pork (or fish) in them, if you check the contents carefully on the package. And at restaurants, \u2018vegetarian dishes\u2019 are typically cooked with ingredients like oyster sauce or dried shrimp, for example. This can make eating out in Hong Kong a daunting experience, as you may not know what the chef has put in the dish (or in the wok). Today, thankfully, things have improved a lot, and both vegetarian and vegan options are becoming more common. A number of restaurants now list their ingredients on the menu, to show you exactly what\u2019s in the dishes. And, lucky for you, some of them are even really close to major tourist attractions, such as the Peak Tram, the Big Buddha, and the Ladies Market. We've compiled a handy list of vegetarian restaurants in Hong Kong, covering a wide range of cuisines. From pub food to dim sum, Indian curries to Japanese sushi, use this handy guide to nom your way through Hong Kong without having to wonder about what you\u2019re actually eating. Veggie SF You\u2019ll love this diner\u2019s eclectic decor of 50s nostalgia plus San Fran style, located right in the heart of Central, a stone\u2019s throw from Lan Kwai Fong. Try their vegan Glamburgers, Vietnamese noodles, creamy laksa, or the All Day Breakfast with scrambled tumeric tofu and pesto toast. Long Men Lou This is a great option that kills two birds with one stone, without actually killing any birds. If you\u2019re visiting the gorgeous Chi Lin Nunnery and Nan Lian Gardens, you can then have a vegetarian meal at the on-site restaurant, Long Men Lou. This restaurant is located right by the garden\u2019s waterfall, so get a seat by the big glass window to see the curtain of water falling right in front of you. Ahimsa Buffet Vegetarians and Indian food go hand in hand, and Ahimsa Buffet in Mong Kok, a few minutes\u2019 walk from the Ladies Market, is well known for its wide variety of dishes. The all-you-can-eat buffet makes sure to identify which dishes are strictly vegan, and which are vegetarian or lacto-ovo. You\u2019ll also find fresh salads and fruits, to help you cool down after the hot curries. LockCha This classic Chinese tea house nestled in the greenery of Hong Kong Park is a wonderful place to have some vegetarian dim sum before (or after) riding the Peak Tram, which is less than a 10-minute walk away. LockCha is next to the Flagstaff Museum of Teaware, one of Hong Kong\u2019s more specialised museums, so if you have some time then pop in to take a look as admission is free. Green Common This spot in Tsim Sha Tsui offers vegetarian, vegan, organic and raw dishes, such as ramen, Italian pastas, veggie burgers, huge salads and power bowls. Located inside the Harbour City mall, after nomming, go admire the view of Victoria Harbour from the Ocean Terminal Rooftop on the 6th floor, which is open to the public. Green Common is just a few minutes\u2019 walk from the Star Ferry Terminal and Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade, too. Isoya Japanese So beautifully designed (the food, that is) that you\u2019ll almost think you\u2019re eating unagi and salmon. But rest assured, it\u2019s all vegetarian at Isoya. Enjoy sushi, noodles, salads, tofu, tempura, and desserts. Isoya is located just off Johnston Road, so this is your chance to take a ride on the cute and historic Tram (nearest stop: Fleming Road). Po Lin Monastery Hong Kong\u2019s famous Tian Tan \u2018Big Buddha\u2019 might be perched up on top of a remote mountain on Lantau Island, but vegetarians are in luck because at the Po Lin Monastery next door, you can have a lovely meat-free meal. The monastery\u2019s Vegetarian Kitchen is open 11:30\u00a0am to 4:30\u00a0pm and serves up Chinese dishes such as tofu, spring rolls, dumplings, and fresh vegetables. Hemingways by the Bay This waterfront restaurant in Discovery Bay has gone completely vegan, thanks to owner Gary Stokes, an avid environmentalist and tireless campaigner for the end of the shark fin trade in Hong Kong. Once upon a time, Hemingway's used to serve meat, but the new menu includes veggie curry, meatless meatballs, and BBQ pulled \u2018pork\u2019, made with jackfruit. As a bonus, if you spend more than at Hemingways, you get a free ferry trip back to Central.