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9 Healthy Places to Eat in Dublin City Centre

  • Mon, 27 May 2019

Wine is 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.

Blazing Salads
V, Ve, DF, GF, WF options available

42 Drury Street, Dublin 2

Blazing Salads call themselves ‘Dublin’s Wholefood Deli’ and believe in providing food which is not only tasty but nutritional too, making it one of the healthy places to eat. The family-run spot make all their food onsite, and ensure they have a huge selection of which that is sugar, dairy, gluten, yeast and wheat free as well as vegan.

Healthy Places to Eat - Blazing Salads

V, Ve, GF, WF, DF options available

Dawson Street, Dublin 2 and Abbey Street Lower, Dublin 1

At Tang, the food is a combination of local produce and vasirous flavours from further afield. Being heavily middle eastern influenced, the flavours could range from fresh Wexford strawberries served with homemade labnah and date syrup to North Wicklow Carrots, roasted in z’ataar and served with tahini and dukkah. One thing is guarateed though; the food is delcious, healthy and served with a smile!

V, Ve, GF, WF, options available

19/20 Wicklow Street, Dublin 2

Cornucopia is a well-loved and long established wholefood vegetarian restaurant that places emphasis on using only 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!

healthy places to eat - Cornucopia

Sprout & Co. Kitchen
V, Ve, DF, WF, GF options available

63 Dawson Street and 19 Exchequer Street, both Dublin 2

Sprout & Co are an Irish Seasonal Kitchen located on Exchequer Street. They pride themselves on being Healthy, Seasonal and Local. Sourcing locally has never been simply a slogan for Sprout, it’s fundamental to how they think about food. Their ingredients are as fresh as you can get, and fresher means better tasting. You can build your own salad by hand picking every ingredient that goes in. They also serve cold press juices, delicious smoothies and balanced healthy breakfasts.

healthy places to eat - sprout

KC Peaches
V, Ve, DF, GF options available

54 Dame Street, 27-29 Nassau Street and 35-37 St. Stephen’s Green, all Dublin 2

KC Peaches has been nourishing Dublin with wholefood for the last 11 years! They hope to enable their customers to eat well and, in turn, live well by providing healthy, fresh fare at an affordable price. It is important to to the team that they serve only all-natural dishes – free from additives, preservatives, artificial flavours or colours. Local ingredients are delivered fresh every morning and then baked, roasted, chopped and sautéed into what is served on your plate.

healthy places to eat - KC Peaches

V, Ve, GF, DF options available

Stephen’s Green Shopping Centre, 109 Grafton Street and 8-9 Westmoreland Street, all Dublin 2; Ilac Centre and 14-15 O’Connell Street, both Dublin 1

Chopped are hungry to bring you fresh, clean and nutritious food, served quickly. Their mission is to offer you simple and delicious ways to easily add healthy food choices into your busy day. The quality and fresh produce is prepared from your personal choice of ingredients – with the Create Your Own menu – or from their full menu at the deli counter. Your selected salad is then sent to open-theatre chopping stations to be freshly chopped and dressed by the super-star Choppers. Fresh healthy food, created in minimum time.

healthy places to eat

V, Ve, DF, GF options available

Balfe Street at The Westbury, Dublin 2

Balfes 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 Balfes culinary excellence creates a nutritious menu fit to help you start your day in style.

Body Byrne

Umi Falafel
V, GF options available

13 Dame Street, Dublin 2 and 4 Mary Street, Dublin 1

For wholesome falafel’s this is where you want to be. These delicious croquettes are made fresh everyday and are 100% vegetarian and high in protein. Try them on their own, in a wrap or with a salad.

Brother Hubbard

V, Ve, GF, WF options available

153 Capel St, North City, Dublin

Brother Hubbard state their intention clearly from the offset: to provide simple, pure, interesting food, made entirely from scratch. Their food is designed to offer nourishment and pleasure, and above all, you should feel better for having had it. They make pure food that is healthy and full of freshness, providing a feel-good quality without compromising on enjoyment. They don’t sermonise and ask you to change your lifestyle, they genuinely feel that this is food you might enjoy, and feel better having eaten it.

Now that these eateries are tempting your tastebuds, it’s time to try them! For more on where to eat in Dublin City see or follow #DublinTownFoodDrink
*V = Vegetarian; Ve = Vegan; GF = Gluten Free; WF = Wheat Free; DF = Dairy Free