There’s no better time than the present to nourish your body with healthy, nutritious and delicious foods and drinks. Whether you’re looking to incorporate some extra vitamins into your diet, go on a serious health kick or just continue living life the healthy way, these Sydney cafes and restaurants are bound to delight both the palate and the waistline.
118 Devonshire Street Surry Hills
Fresh and seasonal dishes using organic produce flood the menu at Ouorboros Organic Wholefood Café in Surry Hills. Start your morning the right way with the Sonoma spelt maple granola with Greek yoghurt green apple, strawberry and blueberry of the dukkha stack containing poached free range eggs, avocado, fetta, mint, Spanish onion, homemade dukkha spice on Sonoma sourdough. If you’re grabbing lunch instead, the organic vegetarian salads are all time.
Open 7.30am – 4pm Monday to Friday, 8am -4pm Saturday and 9am – 3pm Sunday
391 King Street Newtown
Lentil as Anything has several locations around the country, and it’s revolutionising the dining scene. Serving up both vegan and vegetarian dishes, it’s a not-for-profit that allows you to pay what you feel for the feed and service you receive. The menu changes regularly so expect to experience something new each time you visit. Dishes in the past include Thai red curry, lentil spaghetti Bolognese, chickpea and couscous salad and creamy broccoli and spinach soup.
Open Monday to Friday 12pm – 3pm, Saturdays and Sundays 10am – 3pm and every evening from 6pm – 9pm
475 Crown Street Surry Hills
With a health shelf, organic cold pressed juices, smoothies and various other wholefoods, it’s easy to see why Cali Press is so popular with those wanting healthier food and drink options. The range includes cold pressed juices, cold pressed smoothies, delicious superfood bowls, hearty sandwiches and convenient grab and go snacks, making living healthy on the run so much easier to achieve. The health shelf is one of our favourite features, where you can find brekky pots and little health pots containing things like Persian eggs.
Open 7am – 4pm Monday to Friday, 7am – 3.30pm Saturdays and 7.30am – 3pm Sundays
7/332 Darling Street Balmain
The regularly rotating and changing menu at The Hunter Works keeps things interesting, but one thing’s for sure, these guys know how to whip up a mean meal. Try the lentil salad, topped with feta, harissa dressing and smoked almonds, or mushrooms with egg, tarragon aioli toast.
Open 7am – 3pm Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, 8am – 3pm Saturdays and Sundays
315 Cleveland Street Redfern
Round out your day of healthy eating at Nourishing Quarter, a restaurant serving delicious Vietnamese vegan fare. Try the nourishing rolls with rao thom (spearmint) for starters, followed by the ‘pho-ever more nourished soup’ with buckwheat and purple sweet kumura noodles or the amaranth and quinoa noodle salad.
Open 6pm – 9.30pm Tuesday – Saturday