Five healthy places for a yummy (and healthy) meal in Canberra

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Now we all have our go-to places to eat, whether a small café down the road or your favorite restaurant in Civic, but did you know there are so many wholesome, healthy and delicious places to eat all around Canberra?

Here’s a list of some of the healthy places to eat all around Canberra that you need to add to your bucket list—and no matter if you live in Tuggeranong or Belco, we have you covered.

Rye (Braddon and Tuggeranong)

A popular café in the fashionable suburb of Braddon, Rye has a wide range of options for all to choose from. With a focus on pure, good and natural food, the atmosphere at Rye is buzzing and relaxed, perfect for anyone who wants some great food and a great vibe.

They have all the classic brekkie favorites like granola, eggs and ricotta pancakes (perfect for those with a sweet tooth!) as well as delicious options like the drool-worthy mustardy ocean trout with pickled beetroot, potatoes and pumpkin (pictured). All made using fresh, regional and seasonal produce, it’s the perfect way to kickstart your day.

9 Lonsdale Street Braddon and Shop G010/210 Surveyell St, Greenway |

Eighty/Twenty (Kingston, Belconnen, Barton, Braddon and Greenway)

If you haven’t been to Eighty/Twenty, let us introduce you to your new obsession. This iconic eatery has locations all around Canberra, perfect for stopping by if you’re feeling peckish—and with both savory and sweet options to choose from (including French toast, burritos bowls, salad bowls and plenty of cakes), it’s no wonder it’s a favorite for many Canberrans.

With their philosophy focusing on a balanced lifestyle, Eighty/Twenty has natural, clean dishes that are as delicious as they are good for you.

LG05/10 Parbery Street, Kingston, 1/25 Lathlain Street, Belconnen,1/18 Lonsdale St, Braddon, 23 Brisbane Avenue, Barton and 191 Surveyell Street, Greenway |

Local Press (Kingston Foreshore)

Passionate about healthy food, Local Press on the Kingston Foreshore offers a range of yummy wholefoods that are bursting with flavour. With delicious vegan and vegetarian options available (and some for carnivores as well), you can order anything from coconut and cherry pancakes to lamb and chickpea salad.

Dine at the waterfront cafe or pop around the corner to shop (and eat) all things wholefoods.

The Goods Wholefoods (Civic)

Bridging the gap between nourishment and convenience, The Goods Wholefoods have a no bs approach to what they do. Focusing on fresh, simple, honest food each dish is full of produce from local suppliers and they even have eco-friendly packaging. Falafel bowl anyone?

No Name Lane, Shop G9, 40 Marcus Clarke St, Canberra City |

Gather Café (Braddon)

Aiming to create a healthy, friendly experience with all customers, Gather has a wide range of delicious, interesting, and—most importantly—clean food. With an incredible environment, Gather is proudly community-driven.

Gather has dishes for everyone, no matter if you have a sweet tooth (hello strawberry crumpets), are on a health kick (did someone say rosti stack?), want something small, big or just need a coffee. But one thing is for certain, whatever you order is sure to be delicious, locally sourced, sustainable and healthy.

4/24 Mort St, Braddon |

Feature Image: The Goods Wholefoods via Facebook.