Want to remain fit but cannot really dedicate the time and effort eating healthy? Worry not. We’ve found the best places in Lucknow to get your health food on the go! Choose from the dine-in options or the cloud kitchens:
Nutriplate India Cafe & Store
Rewire your brain to make healthy food choices with Nutriplate. They claim to offer guilt-free, low-calorie meals with no added preservatives, using in-house sauces. They have a dedicated 150, 100 or 50 calorie menu to choose for meals within a certain calorie limit. They also provide personalised diet counselling and meal plans for weight loss, diabetics, cheat meals with no extra calories! Must try: the low calorie, low fat, non-fried, no aloo Nutri Burgers; whole wheat Wraps; Chocolate Smoothie loaded with oats, quinoa, almonds & chia seeds. You can also pick up healthy snacks here such as the Grainy delight – a mixture of millets and Nutrikeen – a mix of sunflower & pumpkin seeds, almonds and fox nut. Nutriplate is also available on Swiggy & Zomato.
Timings: 9 am to 10.30 pm
Location: 11-B Ram Krishna Marg, Faizabad Road Lucknow
Looking for a healthy start? Step into the Nutrient Box! The food here is prepared keeping in mind that it is enriched with nutrients. Each meal includes the big 3 macronutrients i.e. fat, protein and carbohydrates. They do customised meals for clients. A few of their recommended options are 3Kcal Oats & Yogurt smoothie, Mega Fish salad, bowls packed with proteins, Pump Fibre salad filled with lettuce, spinach, fig, almonds, oats and Jalapeno dressing. Head here for great post-workout food options. You can place your orders on Swiggy and Zomato.
Timings: 9 am to 11 pm
Location: Plot No.2 Vijay Tower, Vibhuti Khand, Gomti Nagar, Lucknow
The Fresh Factory
A place for all the diet conscious people in the city, The Fresh Factory has earned quite a following for itself by whipping up delicious food that’s easy on the calories. Pretty much everything on the menu is worth a shot, right from the Lebanese Bowl, Quinoa Burger, Thai Curry Buddha bowl, Power salad, Burmese Khowsuey bowl to whole wheat & ragi pizzas. The fresh fruit & veggie juices are great way for an instant energy boost. You can order yourself their nutritious food on Zomato/ Swiggy or visit the restaurant.
Timings: 12 noon to 10.30 pm
Location: A-7, Kisaan Bazaar, Vibhuti Khand, Opposite Cinepolis Mall, Gomti Nagar, Lucknow
They call themselves a luxury fruit boutique and organic veg restaurant, and promise you meals packed with nutrients, probiotics and vitamins. Pomona Orchard has an organic health kitchen & a live juice bar, and is one of the few places in Lucknow that caters to vegans. A few of their crowd-pleasers are Organic Pumpkin Hummus, Multigrain sandwiches, protein-packed Summer Rolls wrapped in rehydrated rice paper; a wide range of drinks like Turmeric & Herb-mixed Shots for immunity & energy boost. You can also shop for fresh veggies and fruits here.
Timings: 8 am to 11 pm
Location: 3/16, Upper Ground Floor, Vinay Khand 3, Gomti Nagar, Lucknow
Cafe Healthy Panda
For health freaks who want to eat healthy even when hanging out with their friends, this café in Gomti Nagar is a haven. From fitness blends for toning and building muscles like the High Protein Hulk Coffee to good carb meals like fish with brown rice and assorted veggies on the side, to slimming beverages like Diet cut Chocolate, they have a pretty decent health menu. Apart from dine-in, Healthy Panda offers a 25-meals plan with a validity of 3 months and a 52-meals plan which is valid for 6 months, that can be used as per requirement. They also provide customisations and diet consultancy. Available on Zomato.
Timings: 10 am to 11 pm
Location: 4/285, Viram Khand, Gomti Nagar
CLOUD KITCHEN & TAKE-AWAY
Another great online healthy cloud kitchen, Crave Fit delivers post workout meals to clients all over the city. They also customize meals as per the client’s requirements and have meals for diabetics and diets such as Keto, fat loss meal diet and lean muscle gain diet. Some of their best recommendations are Veg Protein Overdosed salad, Lemon Herb Mediterranean chicken salad, Cucumber Apple Cooler and Peanut Butter Banana shake. The best part about them is their monthly subscription plan for meals – with a promise of varied dishes and a dedicated nutritionist to keep your diet in check. You can also opt for a one week trial subscription. Available on Swiggy and Zomato.
Timings: 9.30 am to 11.30 pm
Contact Number: 8738999820
Meal with Steel
Healthy food doesn’t have to be boring, and that is why Meal with Steel came up with a healthier version of some of our favourite meals – calorie controlled but packed with flavours. They have been running the cloud kitchen since 2017 and offer home delivery of the meals. They provide 24-days customisable meal subscription plans, which include nutritious balanced meals, Keto meals, plant-based vegan meals and low carb meals. Choose from the Hand-tossed Gourmet salad, Lemon Herb Mustard Fish, Honey Sesame Chicken, Roasted Beet salad with Goat Cheese and more delicious options.
Contact: 7785892060 (Sundays closed)
Instagram account: mealwithsteelofficial
Bisque and Batter
Nupur Mehta’s Bisque and Batter is a cloud-kitchen serving home-made fresh salads, nutritious puddings and diet meals. They have tea cakes, continental, Italian desserts too, but they focus more on healthy food options for all the health freaks out there. Their diet menu includes Veg poke bowl, Buddha bowl (veg/non-veg), Chana chaat, Beetroot curdy sandwich and more. Salad lovers, take note! They have a variety of refreshing salads such as the Moroccan Beet salad, Quinoa Protein salad, Pesto chickpea salad, Thai salad with peanut dressing, Arugula Greek salad, and more! All of them are loaded with proteins, vitamins and nutrients. Bisque and Batter also does customisations keeping in mind the client’s requirements. Order via WhatsApp for home delivery.
Timings: 11 am to 6 pm
Fitness Feeder is a cloud kitchen with weekly, monthly and 15-days meal subscription plans which can be personalised. The meal plans include weight loss meal plans, ketogenic diet plans, muscle gain meal plans and other health food options to satisfy your cravings, while making sure your food is healthy and hygienic. Some of the bestsellers on their menu are Brown Rice with Grilled Chicken, Grilled Fish with veggies and many more. They only do take-aways and home delivery through Swiggy and Zomato.
Timings: 9 am to 12 midnight
Location: Take-away outlet at D1/9M, Shankar Nagar Road, Near De Global Park Building, Nirala Nagar, Lucknow
They are a cloud kitchen serving healthy, filling and delicious food. They offer portion sized meals (500 ml). Try out their post-workout options which helps in rebuilding muscles and repairing the body. NutritionIn also provides prepaid subscription (veg & non veg) diet plans which are customisable. You can start with a 7-day or a 14-day subscription, as per your need. Quinoa Chickpea salad, Caesar salad, Chicken Fajita salad, Greek salad, ABC juice to detoxify your body and Gluten-free paneer bowl are A few of their bestsellers. They have also introduced salad wraps to their subscription meal plans lately.
Timings: 7 am to 11 pm
Location: C-197, Sector C, Mahanagar, Lucknow