22 October

Date: Wed 30 Aug 2017

Healthiest Places to Eat in North London

We're not talking 'sort of' healthy we are talking: Acai Bowls, Superfood Salads and Coconut Yoghurt!


The Good Life Eatery

Location: St John's Wood

One of the reasons we love this restaurant is because it does not have wi-fi; their website states "read a book or talk to the person next to you". They don't allow for reservations, but there isn't usually a massive queue. Think Acai Bowls, Coconut Yoghurt and Superfood Salads with various gluten-free and dairy-free dishes. They have two locations in Central London and one location in West London as per the details below.

Other London branches: Belgravia, Marylebone (Central) & Chelsea (West)

Official Good Life Eatery Site

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©IssyCroker

Ottolenghi

Location: Islington

This relaxed restaurant has a simple décor with a wide variety of unique dishes. We believe in eating healthy without counting calories but for those who do–they keep dishes light, i.e. the scrambled eggs and toast contains lots of egg but only two tiny slices of toast! We think of Ottolenghi as a breakfast spot; however, it is open for all meals of the day, serving filling hot food such as the Tempura Sweet Potato with Peanut and Coriander Vadouvan.

Other London branches: Belgravia, Notting Hill (West) & Spitalfields (East)

Official Ottolenghi Site

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©Woodlands

Woodlands

Location: Hampstead Heath

Woodlands is a Southern Indian Vegetarian restaurant, not only does Woodlands cater to veggies, vegans and gluten-free guests. Woodlands also provides for the Jain diet (which excludes the use of onions and garlic in dishes) which is rare as so many Indian dishes often centre around the use of onions and garlic. Our favourite had to be the Rice and Lentil Dosa!

Other London branches: Piccadilly & Marylebone (Central)

Official Woodlands Site

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©KristenPerers/Caravan

Caravan

Location: King's Cross & Exmouth Market

Housed in a beautiful Grade II listed Victorian grain store is Caravan. They serve sourdough toast and kimchi pancakes–both of which are great for promoting healthy gut bacteria. If you like coffee, this place is worth a try as they take their coffee very seriously; roasting small batches of beans sourced from all over the world, daily in-house.

Other London branches: Bankside (South) & The City (East)

Official Caravan Site

Maple and King's

Location: King's Cross

Maple&FITZ sister brand Maple and King's is located close to King's Cross/St Pancras Station. Our personal favourite is the Avocado Toast, which is made in the morning and then put on display. At first, we were hesitant and assumed that pre-prepared avocado on toast would be soggy. However, they do something to the chunky bread before toasting it to ensure it stays crunchy all day, and it is genuinely delicious even cold! The store serves breakfast and lunch on weekdays, with the addition of BYO weekend brunches on select evenings.

Official Maple and King's Site

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