You know why most restaurant food tastes way better than what you cook at home? Because trained chefs use more butter, salt and oil than you would ever dare.

Here's a collection of places bucking that way – spots where you can eat a full meal and know you're doing something good for yourself.

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Daily Greens

The chef trained at Thomas Keller's legendary French Laundry in California as well as some of LA's hottest restaurants.

Shop 6 2-16 Glenmore Road, Paddington

Egg of the Universe

Refuel after yoga in the same building.

711 Darling Street, Rozelle


A plant-based takeaway brand from the Zeitgeist team.

Shop 5 Scotch Row, Barangaroo South

UMU Organic

Eat breakfast, then take home some healthy ingredients.

81a Gould Street, Bondi

Pilgrims Cronulla

Proof that fast food isn't always bad for you.

97 Gerrale Street, Cronulla


A busy vegetarian restaurant dealing in Asian fusion.

417 Crown Street, Surry Hills

Warren & Holt

An organic wholefoods eatery suited to sensitive diets.

Shop 4 415-421 Illawarra Road, Marrickville

Pilgrims Bronte

The Bronte outpost of the hugely popular plant-based cafe chain.

127 Macpherson Street, Bronte

Two Chaps

Organic, Mediterranean-inflected vegetarian, from scratch.

122 Chapel Street, Marrickville

Lentil as Anything

Pay only how much you think the meal is worth.

391 King Street, Newtown

Cali Press

Cold-press juices, perfected.

140b Macpherson Street, Bronte

Mint Organics

As fresh as its name implies.

24 Nicholson Parade, Cronulla

Naked Foods Bondi Junction

600 products for your pantry.

195 King Street, Newtown

Bondi Wholefoods

One of Sydney's most Instagrammable acai bowls.

30a Hastings Parade , North Bondi

Orchard Street Elixir Bar

Chat with Naturopaths whilst enjoying organic produce.

2 Brighton Boulevard, Bondi

Bread & Circus

Enjoy an organic food menu that changes daily.

21 Fountain Street, Alexandria

Rough & Bare

Gluten, refined sugar and vegetable oil free meals full of flavour.

Shop 1/1 Bungan Lane, Mona Vale
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Greenhouse Asian Salads

A salad bar serving salads both tasty and good for you.

11 123 Longueville Road, Lane Cove

Porch and Parlour

Enjoy a famous breakfast bowl while looking at the iconic Bondi Beach.

17/110 Ramsgate Avenue, North Bondi
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Small's Deli

An ex-Dear Saint Eloise chef is piling house-made pickles, free-range meats and slowly ripened cheeses onto delightful, super-fresh sandwiches.

166 Victoria Street, Potts Point

Three Blue Ducks Bronte

Ethically produced food, from morning through to night.

143 Macpherson Street, Bronte
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