10 Healthy Places to Eat in Leeds

Did you pledge to lead a healthier lifestyle this year?  When you think of healthy eating do you just picture yourself eating lettuce out of a Tupperware at your desk? Not anymore. Leeds has range of restaurants and cafes offering healthier options so you can stay on track this year. Whether you want to enjoy a date night, a catch up with friends, or just need to grab something on the go, Leeds has a healthy and nutritious option for you! Take a look at just 10 of our favourite healthy hot spots…

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Bulgogi Grill

Horsforth

Bulgogi is a trendy Korean restaurant just opposite the First Direct Arena. Provided with a table top grill, you are in charge of you’re cooking at Bulgogi Grill. The traditional style Korean meats have been marinated for you’re to cook to perfection. Served with rice, special sauces and lettuce wraps, you can enjoy a guilt free and delicious meal at Bulgogi.

Find them at: The Arena Quater, 9 Merrion Way, Leeds LS2 8BT

Chop'd

Horsforth

Need to grab something on the go but want to stay away from the high calorie meal deals? If you’re in Leeds City Centre, stop by Chop’d for a salad built your way. Whether you’re counting calories or tracking your protein, you choose exactly what you have in your salad at Chop’d to suit your taste buds! 

Find them at: Central Square, Whitehall Rd, Leeds LS1 4HG

Leon

Horsforth

Gradually creeping its way up north, Leon has finally made an appearance in Leeds. The popular ‘Naturally Fast Food’ chain has set up camp in Leeds Train Station. Tuck into a tasty salad or hot box, or enjoy a char grilled chicken wrap from their appetising menu. Add a side of crushed peas or fresh slaw and go guilt free at Leon.

Find them at: Unit 4, North Concourse, New Station Street LS1 4DY

Bundobust

Horsforth

Bundobust is the street food phenomenon, bringing together traditional Indian street food to Leeds.  Their menu is bursting with colour and flavour and is all vegetarian! Choose one of their individual dishes or if there is a few of you, why not get you’re a combo sharer so you get a taste of few different dishes.

Find them at: 6 Mill Hill, Leeds LS1 5DQ

Humpit

Horsforth

For those that have a love for hummus, Humpit is the place for you. Specialising in Mediterranean cuisine, their menu is filled with falafel, hummus and pita and many more nutritious and tasty extras. Everything at Humpit is plant based, simple and quite frankly delicious.

Find them at:  Leeds Corn Exchange, Call Ln, Leeds LS1 7BR

Pho

Horsforth

Based in Trinity Kitchen, Pho serves Vietnamese street food. Cooked fresh daily, their menu offers a range of nutritious noodles, soups and salads. If you’re counting calories, Pho’s menu is full of low calorie and high protein options and their menu has a full macro-breakdown for you to keep track!

Find them at: Trinity Kitchen, Leeds LS1 5AY

Eat Your Greens

Horsforth

Aptly names, Eat Your Green is definitely a must try when looking for healthy options in Leeds. Start your day the right way with a choice of devilled mushrooms or a porridge bowl from their brilliant brunch menu. From 3pm, enjoy the likes of a potato and paneer tikka or caramelised carrots just to name a few. You can guarantee everything on the menu is vegan and gluten free unless stated otherwise.

Find them at: 42 New York St, Leeds LS2 7DY

Itsu

Horsforth

If sushi is your thing you’ll be sure to have heard of Itsu. On the promise that everything is steamed and never fried, their Asian inspired menu is made on the spot; you can’t say fresher than that.  Packed with vitamins, fibre and protein, the majority of Itsu’s menu comes in at under 500 calories, with a third now also plant based! Whether you sit in or take away, you can be sure to dine guilt free at Itsu.

Find them at: 36-38 Commercial St, Leeds LS1 6E

Fettle Cafe

Horsforth

Fettle Café believe food should be enjoyed in a relaxed, organic environment and that’s exactly what they provide. Offering the highest quality, locally sourced food, Fettle is a one stop shop whether you’re an early bird wanting a pre work breakfast or want a spot to enjoy date night in the evening. Their menu consists of vegan and gluten free options to please everyone.

Find them at: 73 Great George St, Leeds LS1 3BR

Roots and Fruits

Horsforth

Another healthy spot with an appropriate name; Roots and Fruits is a popular vegetarian café with over 25 years’ experience in providing nutritious and tasty food to the people of Leeds. There ever changing menu is filled with hearty and healthy options for everyone to enjoy.

Find them at: 10- 11 Grand Arcade, Leeds LS1 6PG

Just because you’re leading a healthier lifestyle this year doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the amazing food on offer across Leeds. Next time you need a bite to eat in-between meetings, or want to have a catch up with friends over dinner, try one of these healthy, nutritious and downright delicious Leeds restaurants.

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