Author: Renu Puri
This blog is a part of niwi.ai’s “healthy restaurants near me” series. Today, we have included a list of 16 healthy restaurants in Gurugram, Haryana. With this blog, we aim to destigmatize the non-availability of healthy foods and restaurants to sustain a proper diet. We feel a diet should not restrict you from having a social life or from going out and having fun, rather it should support you and your schedule.
This series will include blogs that will give you insights about the healthy restaurants near you, their specialty, and their contact information so you can enjoy guilt-free indulgence. :)
Despite great strides made in the health sector over the past few years, there still seems to be a decline in the overall health of Indians due to lack of nutritional awareness. The lack of nutritional awareness can mask itself in many ways - from not knowing what to eat, when to eat, how to eat, or not having enough resources to eat. Good nutrition is pivotal to living a healthy, fulfilling, and disease-free life.
A lot of our clients who have taken an initiative to adopt a healthy lifestyle often ask us the million-dollar question – “What should we eat when we go out?” or “Where should we go out to eat?”. We get it, it is easy to plan healthy meals when you are indoors but when you’re out to party with your friends or go for a casual lunch date to a nearby place it can get tough. Where to go and what to order are a few questions that can take hours to decide.
The other day, we were in a session with one of our clients Suraj who started his fitness journey 3 months back. His ultimate goal is to lose weight and indeed has shown great progress in his 3 months with us. This time around, he asked us a question that compelled us to create a series of ‘healthy restaurants near me’. “My social life has taken a toll ever since I started dieting. Would you recommend some healthy restaurants to go to with my friends?”. Suraj almost felt guilty going out to eat as he felt he was cheating on his diet so he spent 3 months living a solitary life. A lot of people have stigmas like Suraj but what they don’t understand is that a healthy diet does not have to confine you to anything, it is meant to liberate you. There are many food choices and restaurants that you can go to and enjoy but unfortunately, there isn’t a lot of information out there as to which restaurant has healthy options to eat.
Suraj also shared the concerns of his friends about going to a traditionally healthy restaurant because they feel that they don’t have to be compelled to eat healthy food just because he is. So, we made a promise to Suraj to also include restaurants that are not traditionally known for being healthy but do have some great healthy options so people like Suraj and their friends can have the best of both worlds.
Keeping our promise, our certified nutritionists have teamed up to share top healthy foods, healthy restaurants, or just normal restaurants that sell some healthy items that could benefit you. We also have included vegan, gluten-free, and non-vegetarian options so anyone and everyone can leverage this blog.
This is a series so don’t worry if you aren’t from Gurugram, we will have a blog for your city very soon so stay tuned for that! Just let us know which city you’re from at email@example.com.
Situated amidst the heart of 32nd Avenue, Greenr Café is a great place for guilt-free indulgence. If you are a vegan, you definitely need to try their Himalayan Tofu Amarnath burger and Florence Three Vegetable Sunflower Seed Pesto bowl. The scrumptious food is not the only factor that makes them stand out, their beautiful minimalist décor screams out sophistication and poise.
Recommended dishes: Tuscan shroom balls, Happy platter, Austin smoked jackfruit, Himalayan tofu amarnath burger, and Florence three vegetable sunflower seed pesto bowl.
Address: Greenr Café, 32nd Avenue, Sector 15, Gurugram, Haryana.
Contact Number: 07042575339
Getafix Café claims to spearhead the healthy food revolution by serving food that is cooked in a healthy way that lets you be fit, stay active, and eat healthy all the same time. This café has many healthy and delicious options that will truly nourish your soul. We recommend trying their slow-pressed, fresh fruit juices with no added sugar for a truly delightful experience.
Recommended dishes: Hummus & veggies sandwich, Grilled salmon, BBQ chicken breasts, and Buddha bowl.
Address: Getafix Café, No. 14 & 15, Crosspoint Mall, DLF Phase 4, Sector 28, Gurugram, Haryana.
Contact Number: 09773874737
Pita Pit is a Canadian quick-service restaurant franchise serving Pita sandwiches. With more than 20 pita fillings and 40 toppings to mix and match according to your tastebuds, Pita Pit has a lot of delicious combinations to choose from so you don’t have to compromise on your health while munching on mouthwatering foods.
Recommended dishes: Kathi chicken tikka, Basil pesto chicken, Ultimate veggie, and Falafel.
Address: Pita Pit, K2, 2nd Floor, DLF South Point Mall, Golf Course Road, Gurugram, Haryana.
Contact Number: 09999741269
Barbeque Nation is not typically the kind of restaurant you would wish to see on a “Healthy restaurant list” as most of the food served there could potentially carry a lot of calories. One thing about barbeque nation is that the starters are completely customizable. So, if you want your chicken tikka to not be buttered up or spicy, you can just inform the waiter and he will get you a much healthier option for the starter of your choice.
Recommended dishes: Grilled prawns, boneless chicken, chicken drumsticks, paneer tikkas and tandoori fish.
Address: Barbeque Nation, Shop number 301, 3 Floor, DLF Grand Mall Mehrauli Gurugram Road, DLF Phase 1, Sector 28, Near Sikandarpur Metro station, Gurugram, Haryana.
Contact Number: 080-69028728
Fabindia recently branched out into the food and restaurant space and now operates independent cafes across India. Their ideology is to replace day-to-day ingredients like all-purpose flour, wheat, refined oil, dairy, etc with healthier alternatives. This place is a paradise for Vegans as they have tasty sweet and savory options to enjoy. If you follow veganism, do try their bestselling chocolate cakes that are made with almond flour.
Recommended dishes: Ladakhi chicken thupka with Zucchini noodles, Beetroot veggie sliders, Kasundi egg sandwich, and Fluffy buttermilk pancakes.
Address: Fabcafe by Fabindia, Tower D, Global Foyer Mall, Fabindia Experience Center, Vipul Tech Square Unit No.101, First Floor, Golf Course Road, Adjacent to Dell showroom, Sector 43, Gurugram, Haryana.
Contact Number: 07428894652
FitAf has a variety of healthy food options for people who don’t want to compromise on their diet. If you are bored of cooking at home and want to experience different tastes and flavors, FitAF can be a good option to try. While you’re at it, you can unleash your inner joey by munching on fresh sandwiches and playing a game of foosball at their store thereafter.
Recommended dishes: Fruits and Nuts AF, Avocado, Kale, and Strawberry Smoothie, Sprouts, and Corn AF.
Address: FitAf, Shop number 7, Flavour Town, Bestech Chambers, Sushant Lok Phase 1, Block B, Gurugram, Haryana.
Contact Number: 124-4640228
Located in Sushant Shopping Arcade, Bonu’s Punjabi is an authentic Punjabi restaurant with expertise in Amritsari zaika. This is one place where you can go if you’re trying to be healthy and take your friends who have no interest in healthy food and still enjoy a delightful food experience. The restaurant offers a variety of food choices at a very reasonable price so if you’re tight on your budget, Bonu’s Punjabi has got you covered.
Recommended dishes: Assortment of healthy soups, Achari paneer tikka, Low fat lassi.
Address: Bonu’s Punjabi, G-22, Sushant Shopping Arcade, Gurugram, Haryana.
Contact Number: 9873070021
If you’re in the mood for some great Continental, Mediterranean, or Italian food, Delectable Café is going to be your knight in shining armor. Good quantity, great presentation, and super friendly staff make it an even better place to be. Although it’s not as pocket friendly as one would like, it makes up for a good lunch place whenever you are in the mood to spend a little extra for the experience.
Recommended dishes: Sheesh taouk, Rotisserie chicken, Peri peri chicken, and Mix grilled platter.
Address: Delectable Café, F-55, Baani Square, Sector 50, Gurugram, Haryana.
Contact Number: 9582017304
Caffe Tonino offers a relaxed and laid-back ambiance with great dine-in and takeout facilities. They have an awesome range of gourmet Italian Pizzas and Pasta that also come with Gluten-free options so if you are someone who follows a gluten-free lifestyle, do check out Caffe Tonino.
Recommended dishes: Zucchine fritto con ravioli di barbabietole, Insalata Caprese salad and Vegetable skewers.
Address: Caffe Tonino, T1-111, Plaza Level, One Horizon Center, Golf Course Road, Harizan Colony, DLF Phase 5, Sector 43, Gurugram, Haryana.
Contact Number: 09212164223
Let’s be real – Not everyone has the tastebuds that enjoy Italian, Thai, Chinese, or Mediterranean cuisines. Some of us want to eat healthy desi food. If you’re one of those people, the menu of Sehat Café will really resonate with you. Cooked with a mixture of Indian spices, Sehat Café offers a plethora of food options like Upma, Chicken chaat, and an assortment of Soups.
Recommended dishes: Chana chaat, Chilli mushroom, Fish sandwich, Paneer cheela, Masala tea.
Address: Sehat Café, Shop 21, Babu Chitru Complex, Wazirabad, Sector 52, Gurugram.
Contact Number: 8218107567
This is a perfect place for date nights or corporate meetings. Although it is slightly on the pricier side, C’est La Vie Café does not compromise when it comes to the quality of its food. This is another restaurant that is not limited to healthy options – one can enjoy whatever they like, be it healthy, unhealthy, or something in between. They have a couple of vegan options like Vegan chickpea cheela, Mediterranean bowl, and Quinoa salad but they can customize vegan options for you in from their current menu.
Recommended dishes: Eggs benedict, Super green salad, Mediterranean bowl, Roasted veggie sandwich, Caprese sandwich.
Address: Shop-121, 1st floor, tower 4 Worldmark Mall, Sector 65, Gurugram, Haryana 122001
Contact Number: 0124 405 1699
Salad Company serves and delivers delicious, appetizing, filling, and healthy salads, juices, and smoothies. They have healthy food offerings with lots of choices. Their healthy salads are served with signature dressings that add a lot of flavors and herby freshness to your meal. Salad Company’s juices are also organic and nutritious. They also have Keto-friendly options available like grilled paneer steak, grilled salmon with lemon butter sauce, and sauté vegetables, and grilled chicken breast with brown sauce and sauté vegetables.
Recommended dishes: Grilled veg wrap, Raw papaya salad, Orange chicken rice bowl, Mediterranean falafel sandwich.
Address: Salad Company, Gahlot Farms, Malibu Town, Sector 47, Gurugram, Haryana.
Contact Number: 08588000103
The ambiance is mind-blowing. If you like plants, greenery, and nature, this fine dining restaurant will totally be your vibe. From exotic dishes to Indian street food, The Drunken Botanist has it all. If you’re wanting to go for a night out but can’t figure out a place where you can eat healthily, definitely check this restaurant out. The menu is extensive and seasonal to a particularly high standard.
Recommended dishes: Tandoori paprika broccoli, Wasabi pea bhel, Beatroot cous cous salad, and Chicken wings.
Address: The Drunken Botanist, Building No. 10, Tower C, Ground Floor, Unit 1B 1C, DLF Cyber City, DLF Phase 2, Sector 24, Gurugram, Haryana.
Contact Number: 09289287738
If you are a vegetarian trying to find healthy options to eat in Gurugram, Green Bunz is the place for you. Green Bunz claims to expand the Nutritional, Textural, and Taste Boundaries of Vegetarians without making them compromise on their values and beliefs. Green meats are high in Proteins and low in fats. With zero cholesterol, green meat provides all the health benefits of animal-based meat while restricting its negative implications. Green Bunz also has Vegan options.
Recommended dishes: Green rice bowl, Green chickpea salad, Hulk shake, Grilled paneer sandwich, and Green mixed beans salad.
Address: Green Bunz, Huda Market, Commercial Booth Unit Bearing No. 186 on Ground & 1st Floor at The, Sector-31, Gurugram, Haryana.
Contact Number: 9310268345
The Nutri Bowl is a great healthy food restaurant that offers affordable, nutritious, and wholesome meals. If you're a gym freak or a health-conscious person, this can be your go-to place as this place serves some really awesome healthy options with a wide variety of scrumptious add-ons to choose from. They also have a lot of franchises so even if you don’t live in Gurugram, you can try to find a franchise that is closer to where you stay.
Recommended dishes: Egg Ceaser salad, Healthy poha, Saute veggies, Protein punch salad, Brocolli soup, Egg bhurji sprout bowl.
Address: The Nutri Bow, DG-9, Unitech Rodeo Drive, Sector 49, Near Sector 50, Gurugram, Haryana
Contact Number: 8700378497
DND – Daily Nutrition Diet is a healthy restaurant that empowers aesthetic fitness, lifestyle change, and health recovery. They offer healthy meals that are not just delicious but are really nutritious. To comply with the pandemic protocols, they make sure to cook their food above the recommended 74°C to keep it safe for consumption. For the cold salads, they store the vegetables and fruit at a safe temperature below 5°C. They claim to perform extensive sanitization routines inside their kitchen which are religiously followed by all staff members including the manager, chefs, and helpers.
Recommended dishes: Mushroom and oats, High protein peanut butter sandwich, Brown rice with tofu tikka cubes and saute veggies, Grilled fish with exotic vegetables in chili lime dressing, and Anda bhurji masala with beetroot roti and daily diet salad thali.
Address: DND- Daily Nutritional Diet, Shop No, C-18, LG in Sushant Arcade, Sushant Lok Phase 1, Gurugram, Haryana.
Contact Number: 8882634334
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