Café hopping has certainly taken on a life of its own these days, what with the myriad of Instagram shots centred on carefully plated delicacies. However, if you’re anything like me, then you’d probably have doubted the nutritional value of the items on the menu more than once! We’ll save you the worries and head-scratching by presenting you with 10 healthy cafés with food that’s easy on both the body and the eyes, all in the wonderful city of Bangkok!
1. Organic Supply
148 Nak Niwat Rd, Khwaeng Lat Phrao, Khet Lat Phrao, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10230, Thailand
Boasting a strictly vegan bakery, Organic Supply uses zero eggs or dairy products in its bread products. It also offers a selection of organic food for sale within its rustic interior.
The American salad franchise is perhaps most well-known for its sizeable portions. Unlike most salad places, Dressed doesn’t skimp when it comes to protein! Aside from constructing a salad out of superfoods and organic greens, they also carry a variety of wraps, paninis, pastas, soups and smoothies.
3. Absolute Fit Food
Soi, Pathum Wan, Khet Pathum Wan, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10330, Thailand
One of the first few healthy-eating places to burst on to the scene in Thailand, Absolute Fit Food offers plenty of low-calorie, nutrient-dense recipes for its diners to enjoy. As an added bonus, the food that they serve is also free of chemicals, trans fat, artificial colouring and refined sugar!
4. Rasayana Raw Food Cafe
Soi Prom-mitr, 57 Soi Sukhumvit 39, Khlong Tan Nuea, Watthana, Bangkok 10110, Thailand
Conveniently located in front of a spa, the Rasayana Raw Food Café serves raw vegan dishes like sushi (veggie rolls in seaweed with nut paste) and pizza (sunflower-flaxseed crust and fresh vegetables toppings). They’re also strictly cooked at temperatures under 42°C to ensure that the nutrients contained within the food remain intact and unspoiled.
5. Brekkie Organic Café
6/9 Soi Promsri, Sukhumvit 39, North Klongtan Wattana, Bangkok 10110, Thailand
Making full use of superfoods like acai berries, avocado, quinoa, spirulina, flaxseeds and chia seeds in its menu, Brekkie is touted as good place to start for those interested in taking back control of their nutrition. Try their wholewheat pancake while you’re there!
6. Lemon Organic Café
Ekamai Soi 22
Enjoying homemade, additive-free comfort food in a cosy environment while the kids play in an outdoor playground is the idyllic setting that Lemon Organic Café promises. Did we mention that the food is organic as well?
Baan Prompong, 147 Sukhumvit Soi 39, Klong Ton Nuea, Watthana, Bangkok 10110, Thailand
Specialising in pre-made salads that uses no granulated sugar or oils aside from coconut and olive oil, Tonic allows you to choose from a series of rotating mixtures like pesto zucchini noodles, carrot chickpeas and feta sweet corn salad before adding your choice of protein to create a scrumptious dish that keeps you feeling both healthy and satisfied.
2nd floor, Silom Complex
1st floor, Sathorn Square
The organic vegetables used in Farmfactory are matched with the brand’s own range of dressing to bring out the best in every salad. Of course, you can always customise your own salad if you have something different in mind. Their freshly made cold-pressed juices also make for the perfect complement!
9. Patisserie Potager
111 Thong Lo 5 Alley, Khwaeng Khlong Tan Nuea, Khet Watthana, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10110, Thailand
Whoever said that desserts aren’t healthy has certainly never been to this place! Patisserie Potager uses fruits, vegetables and natural ingredients in its cutesy treats, resulting in all the flavour but with only half the calories you’d expect. Hurray for sin-free sweets!
6th floor, Piman 49, Soi Sukhumvit 49, Bangkok, Thailand
Sitting right above its in-house spa, the Organika café features health-focused food like chicken breast, avocados, eggs and beetroot. You can also pick from its selection of proprietary tea blends. Perfect for ending a relaxing day at the spa!
With this range of healthy café options, you’ll have no problem fulfilling your café hopping ambitions with close friends and family. In fact, why not turn the above catalogue of cafés into a hit-list, and visit each one for special events like birthday celebrations or reunion luncheons? Say “good riddance” to pulling your hair out while trying to find the perfect venue that serves guilt-free yet delectable meals for future gatherings!