13 Healthy Places to Eat in Dublin City Centre
Let me guess, eating healthy was at the top of your New year’s resolution list? Do not fear, we got you covered with a list of 13 healthy places to eat in Dublin.
Where has this year gone!? The New Year seems like only yesterday, when we all had the best intentions! Wine was swapped for a juice detox, chocolate for nuts and seeds and dinners laden in gravy for salad. Not exciting your taste buds? Wait until you check out these healthy places to eat in Dublin City centre. If you are vegan or vegetarian you can also read this list.
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42 Drury St, Dublin 2
Blazing Salads call themselves ‘Dublin’s Wholefood Deli’ and believe in providing food which is not only tasty but nutritional making it one of the healthy places to eat. The spot makes all their food onsite, ensuring it is sugar, dairy, gluten, yeast and wheat free as well as vegan. Can you be any healthier?
Counter Culture Dublin
V, Ve, GF, SF options available.
Mercer Street lower, Dublin 2
These guys wanted to create something for ‘the clean food lover’. A sample from their current Lunch menu is the Antioxidant Vegan Salad containing Avocado, Kale, Tomato, Sweetcorn, Cucumber, Butter Beans & 5 Seed Protein Mix. They also notably stock a selection of organic beer and wine.
V, Ve, GF, WF, DF options available
Georges Arcade, Dublin 2
Yogism, the frozen yogurt gurus, have an array of healthy breakfast options on their menu making it another one of the healthy places to eat. From Superfood Bowls filled with berries and chia seeds to Pancakes made with buckwheat and topped with caramelised pineapple, you can’t go wrong!
V, Ve, GF, WF, SF, RL options available
19/20 Wicklow St, Dublin 2
This wholefood vegetarian restaurant has an emphasis on locally grown and organic ingredients. The menu caters for all types of diets including vegan, sugar free, coeliac and raw living. Cornucopia is open for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner making it one of the healthy places to eat all day long!
Sprout & Co. Kitchen
V, Ve, DF, WF, GF options available
63 Dawson st, Dublin 2
Sprout & Co. are a favourite amongst many celebrities including well-known models Elle McPherson and Christy Turlington. Famed for their juice cleanses, Sprout & Co. sources all their ingredients locally. Not quite in the mood for a juice? They also create smoothies and healthy shots such as hemp protein and wheatgrass.
V, Ve, GF, Paleo, DF, FF, Low GI, Low Sugar options available
32 Bachelor’s Walk, Dublin 1
Póg café believe in clean healthy living placing them right on the healthy places to eat line-up. All of their ‘products are fat free, gluten free, low GI, low in sugar, and full of probiotics, vitamins and minerals’. They sell everything from pancakes and frozen yogurt to salads and juices, keeping a perfect balance between healthy living and indulgence.
V, Ve, DF, RL, GF options available.
Nassau st, Pearce st, Dame st & St Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2
Don’t have time to leave your desk? KC Peaches are ‘the first and only wholefoods catering company in Dublin’. Check out their office catering options. All their food prepared on site is free from preservatives, additives, colours and artificial flavours making it another one of the guilt free healthy places to eat.
Honest To Goodness
V, Ve, GF options available
12 Dame Court, Dublin 2
Honest To Goodness has a variety of items on their menu which categorises them as one of the healthy places to eat in the city centre. An example from their current Lunch menu is the Goats cheese sandwich with semi sundried tomatoes, tapenade, pesto and lettuce. All their bread is made in store and made with natural ingredients, without preservatives.
Alchemy Juice Co.
V, Ve, GF, WF, DF, Paleo, SF, Low Carb, Ketogenic options available.
BT2 28a Grafton st, Dublin 2
This juice company sells ‘fresh, raw, unpasteurised juices that are packed with big flavour and essential nutrients’. Additionally they sell nutritious food which makes them another one of the healthy places to eat, supporting diets such as vegetarian, dairy free, coeliac and paleo to name a few!
V, Ve, GF, DF options available.
St Stephen’s Green Shopping Centre, Dublin 2
Chopped The Healthy Food Company ‘want to create the next fast food generation, but this time it won’t be chips’. Counting the calories? Not to worry, all salads, wraps and sandwiches come with calorie listings and all salad dressings are gluten and dairy free, making it another notable spot to add to the healthy places to eat list!
The Good Food Store
V, Ve, GF, DF options available
24 South Great George’s st, Dublin 2
These guys pride themselves on making ‘fresh wholesome homemade Irish food using only the best seasonal ingredients’. Try the deli cum grocer’s Vegie Roll which is stuffed with Ricotta, Feta, Walnuts and Spinach or one of their chunky hot pots. Perfect for a cold winters day and another one of the great healthy places to eat!
The Juice Store
V, Ve, DF, WF, GF options available
Royal Hibernian Way, Dawson st, Dublin 2
With seven juices to choose from you’ll be having your cold pressed organic 5-a-day in no time. Cool Greens and Warm Beets are two of the options to go for, putting this spot on the healthy places to eat line-up. The Juice Store also homes a range of salad boxes, breakfasts and snack bars – everything certified organic.
V, Ve, DF, GF options available
Balfe st, Dublin 2
Balfes has joined forces with BodyByrne Fitness to create the ultimate health junkie’s weekly breakfast and weekend brunch menu. BodyByrne’s nutritional knowledge and experience in training some of Ireland’s top athletes combined with Balfe’s culinary excellence creates a nutritious menu fit to help you start your day in style.