10 best venues to eat out and still be healthy
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IF your New Year’s resolution was to eat healthily but you still want to dine out, we have some suggestions for you.
Low- calorie menus are springing up in pubs, cafés and restaurants across Surrey, but some venues pride themselves on serving healthy food all year round.
Here are the county’s top healthy restaurants, according to TripAdvisor reviewers.
There are some surprises among the list – and plenty of places missing. So let us know if any of your favourites should be included. THE quaint village pub with 12 boutique rooms is renowned for its exceptional food, exquisite wines and warm hospitality.
The chef focuses on fresh, seasonal produce, sourcing game from the Royal Parks in Windsor, vegetables from local allotments and fresh fish from Brixham, in Devon. GU24 858652. Guildford Road, 9PW. 01276 LOCATED at The Heart shopping centre, The 1955 Club opened in September 2015 and offers shoppers premium coffee, tea and hot chocolate, plus a range of breakfasts, smoked salmon bagels, smoothies and freshly baked goods. It is also dog friendly.
The Heart, Hepworth Way, KT12 1DN. EVERYTHING they do this pilates studio café fresh and homemade.
Nearly everything served at is is vegetarian with many gluten- free dishes on offer too. They like variety and use seasonal produce, so hot dishes and many of the cakes change daily.
It is open for breakfast and lunch, and typical dishes include porridge, granola, creamy avocado on sourdough toast, aubergine parmigiana and Thai green vegetable curry. GU7 1DT. Angel Court, 01483 808569. THE UK’s first Paleo café and pantry, which opened in September 2015, follows the trendy Paleo dietary regime which advocates whole, unprocessed and nutrientdense foods.
It serves dairy- free, grainfree, responsibly sourced breakfasts, lunches and snacks to eat in or take away. High Street,
01276 GU19 850007. 5AH. SERVING modern Tapas inspired by flavours and produce from Spain, Italy and England, this restaurant offers an imaginative menu of small dishes designed for sharing. Daily specials range from home- cured duck to the restaurant’s own smoked salmon. KT13 9UJ. Queens Road, 01932 850222. IT may come as a surprise, but this JD Wetherspoon pub is ranked highly in Surrey’s top healthy restaurants, according to reviewers.
The chain offers a variety of dishes with calories stated on the menu, including salads, pastas, small plates and grills including the ‘ Skinny Sirloin Steak’.
High KT19 737290. 8EH. SHAHEBS’ bar, lounge and restaurant offers authentic Bangladeshi and Indian fusion cuisine. Croydon Road,
01883 819442. CR3 6PD. Street, 01372 THIS original, independent café serves a range of healthy meals, including hearty, wholesome soups.
Town Square, 6YG. 01483 GU21 740897. THIS small and friendly village coffee shop serves great toasties, a range of milk alternatives and has a Healthy Choice Menu.
Located close to the canal, it is the perfect pit stop while out walking the dogs.
St Johns 7SE. GU21 730185. THIS sandwich deli bar offers fresh sandwiches and baguettes with your choice of fillings. The menu also includes homemade soups, sweet treats and drinks to eat in or take away. Church Street,
01737 668021. RH2 0AD. Road, 01483
Roost, in Bagshot, the UK’s first Paleo café and pantry.
Fresh produce at the quaint Inn at West End.