Many of us enter the new year with the best intentions to maintain a healthy lifestyle—now, you can do that without feeling like you’re sacrificing everything. Explore these options across the capital where you can indulge in a meal out, without violating your resolution.
Wild By Tart
3-4 Eccleston Yards, SW1W 9AZ
Part of an expansive, multi-use space from the team behind the renowned Tart London catering company, this bright all-day restaurant spotlights local, seasonal ingredients, even utilising vegetables from co-owner Jemima Jones’ Somerset farm. The deli takeaway salads are ideal for helping you stick to your resolutions—signature Raw Fennel salad with orange, olives, herbs, and toasted pine nuts offers a delicious way to stay healthy.
Various locations throughout London
Considered a pioneer in the organic farming industry, this 40-year-old farm continues to pave the way for new techniques and methods in benefit of both the earth and consumers. Each of their five locations features a shop and a cafe, meaning you can grab organic fruits and veg to cook at home, pick up one of their healthy prepared meals, or sit and eat in the cafe. Their seasonal salad trio, offered at each location, spotlights fresh vegetables from the farm.
52-55 Dorset Street, W1U 7NQ
A beautiful restaurant from Kelly Landesberg, A.O.K’s menu is free from refined sugar and keeps dairy and gluten to a minimum. The extensive menu features many options for each of the day’s three meals and focusses on ingredients from small and artisanal producers. Breakfast is the highlight—the range of cold-pressed juices and homemade granolas making keeping on the healthy track quite easy.
1 Regent Street, SW1Y 4NR
Everything at Milos is so delicious; guests may be surprised to learn how clean and healthy the food is. They have their own boats and supply their own fish, but aside from that, they use the highest quality ingredients in everything from the produce to the olive oil. Many of the wines on the comprehensive list are natural or biodynamic—this is the perfect elevated meal out that keeps you within your healthy commitments.
30 St Martin’s Lane, WC2N 4ER
Everything at this Persian restaurant is homemade—and you can tell. Each component of the concise menu has freshness and depth, thanks to the fact it has all been made onsite. This means everything is healthier as well. By making everything from bread to yoghurt to tapenade daily, it eliminates the need for preservatives and other curing agents typically found in certain foods. Plus, grilled meats and veg heavy sides mean healthy is accessible—and delicious.
95-97 Portobello Road, W11 2QB
This stylish Notting Hill restaurant selects the best produce for their seasonal menu, and then uses it to create innovative dishes that balance simplicity and flavour. Minimal intervention, coupled with wood roasting and slow cooking, leads to dishes that are unexpected and new. The most significant section of the menu is devoted explicitly to vegetables—you could order a sampling just of them, and be satisfied. Should your healthy resolution not include omitting alcohol, Gold has a thoughtful natural wine list.
59 Wells Street, W1A 3AE
The healthy ethos at this offering from Yotam Ottolenghi extends beyond the veg-focussed menu and into gut-healthy preparations, such as fermentation and cooking over fire. Items like a mixed grill and the use of spices like Aleppo chilli, plus homemade kimchi and fermented tomato, mean a flavour explosion. The wine list spotlights natural and low-intervention bottles, and the fermentation focus continues on the drinks menu, with homemade kombucha and drinking vinegar.
2 Elystan Street, SW3 3NS
This brand new Italian restaurant in Chelsea spotlights the freshest ingredients, serving dishes to share. Squid is prepared Italian style—grilled—as a healthier alternative. There is a revolving roster of raw bar items, and minimally prepared vegetable sides, such as Tomato Salad and Grilled Artichokes. The pastas are made fresh daily, should that be within your healthy eating plan, and the wine list features low intervention wines, most of which are served by the carafe.
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