Friday 3 April 2020

9 places to eat healthy food in Gloucestershire

From raw brownies and beetroot burgers, to cacao smoothies and buckwheat pancakes, have your cake and eat it at one of Gloucestershire's healthy-eating havens.

Health food fans can feast their eyes on SoGlos’s pick of healthy-eating havens in Gloucestershire, encompassing everything from sugar-free cakes and superfood salads, to plant-based and organic meals.


1. Vegetus

Cheltenham’s vegan café, Vegetus, is based on Winchcombe Street and serves up a range of both healthy and plant-based dishes.

From scrambled tofu on toast and fresh acai bowls for breakfast and brunch, to juices, salads and light paprika stews, Vegetus has something to tickle your taste buds.


2. Woodkraft

Serving up tasty treats from The Woodfit Menu, diners can tuck into lighter options at Woodkraft Cheltenham. Highlights include the Super Salad, complete with quinoa, seeds, mint and pomegranate.

Another tempting choice is the curried sweet potato, spinach, quinoa, red pepper, red onion and a lime and coriander yoghurt dressing.


3. Woodruffs Organic Café

Britain’s first totally organic café, Woodruffs in Stroud is dedicated to using seasonal produce and whole foods in its dishes, flying the flag for independents by championing local suppliers.

Taking care to cater to dietary requirements, the menu includes everything from light breakfasts and smoothies, to main meals and vegetable juices. Whether you’re craving a warming bowl of porridge, a spicy bean burger, or selection of tapas, there are plenty of healthy dishes to tuck into.


4. Jacks Cirencester

Serving up Insta-worthy dishes in Cirencester, Jacks offers a beautiful tearoom setting alongside a delicious menu packed full of healthy treats, vegan dishes and tasty treats too.

Lighter options include the homemade falafel bowl with mixed grains, Mexican black beans and salsa; the chicken buddha bowl, and freshly made soups.


5. Vinnie's Eatery

The first place in Cheltenham dedicated to purely plant-based, whole, and seasonal foods, Vinnie’s Eatery opened to the delight of health food fanatics, serving up wholesome food alongside home-made fizzy drinks, cold-press juices and even alkaline water on tap!

Offering an ever-changing menu of dishes that are sure to get your stomach growling, expect everything from buckwheat pancakes and cacao brownies, to warming vegetable curries and raw pizza.


6. Guru Coffee House

Guru Coffee House in Gloucester prides itself on serving quality food and drink, made with fresh ingredients and without any added sugar. What’s more, with a menu designed around its passion for a healthy lifestyle, the eatery is perfect for health-conscious diners.

The menu is split into numerous sections including breakfast, grill, low carb, healthy bowl foods, sandwiches, and salads; not forgetting the tempting pancakes, waffles and desserts, which offer all of the sweetness without the guilt.


7. The Organic Farm Shop


The Organic Farm Shop’s award-winning café in Cirencester is inspired by the 10-acre vegetable garden that surrounds it, something reflected on its healthy and organic menu, which is bursting with nutritious dishes including salads, soups, curries, bakes, tarts, and much more.

Dishes change daily, but visitors can expect a varied menu which features child-friendly food in addition to organic wines, ciders and local beers, whilst a selection of eco, organic and environmentally friendly magazines are there for diners’ browsing pleasure.


8. Paparritos

Cheltenham’s Paparritos serves fresh burritos, salads and nachos from its relaxed restaurant on the High Street.

With customisable options, diners can choose from a burrito, Californian burrito or salad before adding beans, rice, a meat or vegan filling, salsa, salad and guacamole.


9. Daylesford Organic Café


A haven for healthy foodies, Daylesford Organic Café near Kingham takes advantage of its countryside location, cooking up delicious dishes with fruit, vegetables and herbs grown in its market garden, and offering a menu that boasts plenty of fresh and nutritious meals.

Drinks include cold-pressed juices, smoothies, ‘shots’ and kefir. Food options include a range of nutrient-dense breakfasts; and main meals prepared with the best seasonal ingredients from the farm.


© SoGlos
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