Upon arrival in the new city, you can get confused in an attempt to find a place to eat, especially in case you want to try something tasty and healthy. In many areas of London, the streets are dotted with restaurants, and it may be difficult to choose one of them – often the food offered is not very nutritious.
However, don’t worry! As for restaurants with healthy food, they are appearing in increasing numbers, and it’s becoming easier for travelers to fill their plate with tasty, fresh and healthy food. We strongly recommend you to pick up a rental car from Thrifty Heathrow airport and visit at least one of them during your next trip to London.
Located in Chelsea area, this cafe at one time was truly revolutionary in London and set the trend for everything healthy. It was here that anyone could buy the first cold-pressed juices and taste delicious dishes with the addition of superfoods.
The café’s owners – Yasmin and Shirin were born in Iran, but grew up in America, from where they brought the idea of a new culinary format for London. In addition to vegetable juices and smoothies, it serves healthy breakfasts, salads, sandwiches from the right bread, and hot dishes of vegetable fish, poultry and meat. English versions of sugar-free desserts are offered. Also, in Good Life Eatery you can taste the most delicious chia pudding in London!
Address: 59 Sloane Ave, Chelsea, London
Tanya’s Café is situated not far from the Good Life Eatery at myHotel Chelsea. You can eat raw pizza, Pad Thai noodles made from vegetables, and other dishes cooked without heat treatment.
Breakfasts are especially divine there – from banana pancakes and porridges to Raw Nutella. In addition to light desserts, juices, shots, and smoothies, Tanya’s Cafe also makes alcoholic cocktails by using cold-pressed juices and superfoods.
Cafe owner Tanya will be happy to help with the choice of dishes. She recently opened her second café in the nearby Parsons Green district.
Address: 35 Ixworth Pl, Chelsea, London
This stylish, spacious vegetarian cafe is located in the center of London on a small street near the famous Regent Street. Here you can take a break from shopping and have a quick snack.
Vegan, gluten-free and dairy-free ready meals are laid out in the center of the hall, giving visitors the opportunity to select the menu according to their own taste and pay depending on their weight. The menu is varied and usually includes seasonal products.
Address: 12-14 Heddon St, Mayfair, London
Mildreds is a vegetarian restaurant in the Soho district, and its specialization is international menu along with organic products. This restaurant has existed for almost 30 years and thanks to its delicious food and pleasant atmosphere, it’s now popular both among vegetarians and meat eaters.
Address: 45 Lexington St, Soho, London
Wild Food Café
Situated in Covent Garden area, Wild Food Café is an establishment which serves almost the best vegetarian and vegan dishes in London. Its owners Aiste and Joel have been studying a healthy lifestyle for many years – from food and cooking to such ancient practices as yoga, meditation, Ayurveda, Chinese medicine, diets and philosophies of various tribes and nationalities.
The local dishes are so creatively made that sometimes it’s even a pity to destroy this culinary masterpiece with a fork. With the exception of some regular offers, the menu changes weekly. The main dishes are complemented by healthy desserts, juices, shots, and smoothies.
Address: 1st Floor, 14 Neal’s Yard, Covent Garden, London
Nama Foods is another incredibly delicious raw food restaurant – it’s placed in Notting Hill. Raw versions of spaghetti, lasagna, pizza, Thai curry, and sushi look like works of art. Be sure to try its Kale salad – it will be remembered for a long time!
As for dessert, there’s nothing tastier than the local Raw blueberry cheesecake. As in Chelsea, an interesting English and the international audience always dine in Notting Hill.
Address: 110 Talbot Rd, London
Cafe chain of Israeli-born British Yotam Ottolenghi brought him worldwide fame, and his cooking books won the hearts of many gourmets. His establishments in Notting Hill, Belgravia and Islington don’t specialize in healthy eating, but the local food is mostly vegetarian, with the use of fresh vegetables and exotic oriental ingredients.
Beautiful salads are a modern interpretation of Israeli, Tunisian, Moroccan and Turkish cuisines. True, desserts are prepared in the traditional way with the use of refined sugar and flour. In Ottolenghi it’s better to use take away option since it’s usually hard to find a free table in most establishments of this café chain.
63 Ledbury Rd, London
13 Motcomb St, Belgravia, London
287 Upper St, London
Triyoga, which is the most famous London chain of yoga studios, attracts visitors not only by excellent teachers and stylish interiors. At Triyoga Soho Retreat Cafe, you can end up practicing yoga with a fresh smoothie, a tasty and healthy salad, an avocado sandwich or a sweet ball of dates and nuts.
Address: 49 Carnaby St, Soho, London