With NYFW behind us, London Fashion Week is officially in full swing. Hectic schedules often don't allow time for proper meals and many rely on sugary snacks to keep going during the season. At a time of high stress and high-energy expenditure, our bodies and minds crave proper food and powerful ingredients that offer natural benefits. For the sake of ease and optimal health, we've listed our favourite and most accessible, centrally located food options to visit in London:
Just above the hustle and bustle of busy Oxford Street, Sanderson is a welcome relief from the busy streets of Soho. The Wake Up Well menu, available until the 30th September, is the perfect way to enjoy natural, nourishing and delicious ingredients in a contemporary, relaxed environment.
GOOD LIFE EATERY
With several locations across London, this restaurant isn't just about serving healthy food, but is about inspiring you to eat it, everyday, and making it as easy as possible for you to do so. They serve a wide range of products, supercharged smoothies, jumpin' juices, and delicious and vibrant salad bowls.
HEMSLEY + HEMSLEY CAFÉ
Known for their nutritious and nourishing dishes made using top quality ingredients, Jasmine and Melissa Hemsley champion the gluten-free, refined-sugar free lifestyle without compromising taste or flavour. The central location is ideal for quick breakfasts and lunches, away from the crowds.
Every ingredient used at Farmacy is organic and fresh; most of them are completely homemade too. They focus on what they call ‘nutritional intelligence’ - serving nutritionally aware and considered balanced meals, snacks and juices. Most of the menu is also gluten free too, and no refined sugars are used in the process of creating each bright, vibrant, flavoursome dish.
THE DETOX KITCHEN
The first official Qnola stockist, Detox Kitchen is perfectly situated for grab-and-go dishes that never compromise flavour or nutrition. Free from wheat, dairy and refined sugar, the menu is honest and accessible. For time-short customers, our Almond & Vanilla snack-pots are available to buy in store too.
Nestled in the heart of Covent Garden, Salad Pride serves super fresh breakfast and salad bowls using top quality ingredients. The variety of ingredients, such as: seaweed, tamari, goji and buckwheat, is a welcome change from the traditional high-street salad offering,
Just around the corner from Oxford Cirus, Ethos is a pay-by-weight restaurant specialising in vegetarian dishes. If you time it right, you can get discounted meals at the end of the day to save on waste too!
Our favourite export to come out of Hawaii since brightly coloured shirts and Spam, poke has taken London by storm in 2016. Ahi Poke near Fitzrovia serves four signature bowls alongside a bespoke, build your own option. It’s one of the best lunches in town!
SELFRIDGES FOOD HALL
A foodie mecca for healthy, takeaway options, the Food Hall has everything under one roof; from sushi to salt-beef and everything in between, there’s something for every taste and budget. Hit two birds with one stone and grab a bag of Qnola whilst you’re there.