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Find Your Inner 'Peas' This Veganuary At Zen Garden

Find Your Inner 'Peas' This Veganuary At Zen Garden

Experience Vegan Delights at Zen Garden Thai Restaurant - A Top Vegetarian and Vegan Restaurant in the New Forest

Are you considering going vegan this January for Veganuary? Whether it's for health, environmental, or ethical reasons, embracing a plant-based lifestyle can have numerous benefits. And if you're looking for a vegetarian or vegan restaurant in the New Forest or Hampshire area that satisfies your cravings, look no further than Zen Garden Thai Restaurant at Careys Manor Hotel & SenSpa in the heart of Brockenhurst.

At Zen Garden, our chefs understand that delicious vegan and vegetarian options are essential for those following a plant-based diet, which is why their extensive menu of vegan and vegetarian dishes showcases the flavours and aromas of Thai cuisine, using fresh and locally-sourced ingredients to create delectable dishes suitable for vegans and vegetarians. Let's take a closer look at some of the mouth-watering options available:

To Start:

  1. Poh Piah Tord - Crispy spring rolls filled with mixed vegetables and glass noodles, served with a delicious sweet chilli sauce.
  2. Tom Kha - A comforting coconut milk-based soup infused with galangal, lemon juice, lemongrass, coriander, chili, and lime leaves.
  3. Som Tom - A refreshing papaya salad combining shredded green papaya, cherry tomatoes, green beans, chilli, Thai dressing, and cashew nuts.

To Follow:

  1. Med Ma Muang - Tofu and mixed vegetables tossed in a tantalising sweet chilli sauce with cashew nuts.
  2. Khee Mao - Drunken noodles featuring rice noodles stir-fried with mixed vegetables, garlic, chilli, tofu, basil, and vegetarian oyster sauce.
  3. Phad Thai - Wok-fried noodles bursting with flavours from Thai special sauce, tofu, bean sprouts, and sprinkled with cashew nuts.

Sides such as steamed premium Thai jasmine rice, stir-fried tenderstem broccoli with garlic and soy sauce, coconut rice and stir-fried mixed vegetables with soy sauce are also available to enhance your dining experience.

To Finish:

  1. Banana Fritter - A delightful treat served with honey and your choice of coconut ice cream or sorbet.
  2. Pineapple Carpaccio - Thinly sliced pineapple accompanied by agave syrup, basil leaves, and a refreshing coconut sorbet.
  3. Ice Tim - Indulge in a trio of vegan ice creams or sorbet, specially selected by the chef.


At Zen Garden, we take pride in offering a variety of vegetarian and vegan options that are not only delicious but also cater to different dietary preferences. Next time you visit our SenSpa boutique, why not make an afternoon out of it, and stay for lunch? 

The restaurant is located within the luxurious Careys Manor Hotel, right by SenSpa in Brockenhurst, making your dining a complete experience when you team it with a spa visit. Its cosy and welcoming atmosphere is perfect for a lunch in the New Forest or a dinner with family and friends.

So, if you're in search of exquisite vegan or vegetarian dining in the Brockenhurst or New Forest area, make Zen Garden Thai Restaurant your go-to destination. Prepare to savour the authentic flavours of Thailand!

To explore the full menu and make a reservation, visit Zen Garden Thai Restaurant. Embrace a vegan or vegetarian lifestyle and experience culinary delight like never before at one of the best vegetarian restaurants in Hampshire.

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