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Who ever said eating healthy means eating only home-cooked was wrong! The trends have changed and restaurants are also going the healthy way! Dubai has a whole lot of cafes and restaurants which serve all things healthy so you don’t have to worry about fitting into your favourite dress. From flour-less desserts to gluten-free burgers and other low-cal dishes, here are 5 restaurants that stand out for clean eating. Binge guilt-free!
1. Comptoir 102
Nestled in the heart of old Jumeira, between sea and palm trees, Comptoir102 is a little sanctuary away from the malls. The cafe is very home-like with a kitchen, lounge, garden and terrace- combining fashion, homeware and organic café. It also has a fashion and furniture store for shopaholics to shop while waiting for the food. The cafe serves vegan, organic and gluten-free options.
On The Menu: Acai bowls, salads, scrambled eggs, buckwheat pancakes, pita sandwiches, protein bowls, smoothies and more
Where: 102 Beach Rd Jumeirah 1
Timings: 8 am to 10 pm
Contact: +971 4 385 45 55
2. Brambles in Barsha Heights
There’s more to healthy eating than salad and that’s the policy Brambles follows. Splashed with plenty of pinks and fresh foliage, the decor is simple yet stunning. The cafe makes an effort to bring North Californian food to the city and we aren’t disappointed. This place is a welcome for vegan and plant-based eaters.
On The Menu: Salads, avocado-sweet-potato-kale dishes, açaí bowls, smoothies, cold-pressed juices and signature hot drinks
Where: Auris Metro Central Hotel Apartments, Barsha Heights
Timings: 6:30am – 7:30pm
Contact: 04 4529529
Cost: AED 120 for two
3. Super Natural Kitchen
You might have gone to Dubai Mall a hundred times, but chances are you have missed out this little eatery which lets you binge without feeling guilty. Seated on the second floor is Super Natural Kitchen– Dubai’s only 100% raw, gluten-free, sugar-free, vegan restaurant. Now that’s healthy enough!
On The Menu: Healthy pizzas, burgers, and wraps, sushi rolls, North Indian curry with rice. The deserts are must-try!zzz
Where: Inside Galeries Lafayette, Level 2, The Dubai Mall, Downtown
Timings: 11 am – 9 pm
Cost: AED 280 for two
Tashas is a little bit same and a little bit different in its decor and food! Elegant lighting, all-white origami decorations dangling from the ceiling, plush seating and loads of healthy food is what you will be treated to when at Tashas. When you arrive at Tashas, you will receive both a Classic menu and an Inspired By menu. The Classic menu is offered at all their locations and is filled with decadent, comfort food. The menu is divided into healthy appetite, breakfast, food for thought, sandwiches, pasta, smoothies and more- all of it loaded with the goodness of health!
On The Menu: Omelettes, scrambled eggs, whole wheat wraps, pastas, brown rice salads, quesadillas, sandwiches, salads and freshly squeezed juicesx
Where: The Galleria, Al Wasl Road, Al Safax
Timings: 8am – 11pmx
Contact: 04 3855500x
Cost: AED 320 for two
One look at their website and you will know this place is all about burgers, but in a super-healthy way. The cafe has an organic, free-range, grass-fed, mouth-watering menu which has it all- from sandwiches to milkshakes, cubby meals, vegan shakes and even sweet treats. The trick is, their sweets treats are flour-less while their sandwiches are loaded with all things healthy and low-cal. Go here and you won’t dread standing on the weighing scale.
On The Menu: Flour-less desserts, unsweetened ice teas, salads, vegan shakes, gluten-free burgers and more!
Where: Shop S 13, South, La Mer, Jumeirah 1
Timings: 8am – 11:30pm
Contact: 04 3437110
Cost: AED 170 for two