London’s best healthy-eating restaurants 

Healthy fruit breakfasts at Jusu

If Christmas has left you feeling as stuffed as a force-fed foie gras goose, fear not; plant-based diets, raw food and lean eating have leapt from the pages of cookbooks and colour supplements to take London dining by storm. Read on to find the best healthy-eating restaurants to inject some joy into your January detox.  

Essence Cuisine

Avocado Toast at Essence Cuisine

Raw food gets the Shoreditch treatment at Essence Cuisine, where the prettiness of what’s on the plate contrasts with a raw-looking decor of cement plaster finishes and a concrete bar. Matthew Kenney, star chef of the American raw-food scene, has devised menus that are 100 per cent meat, dairy, gluten and refined sugar free, but packed with vibrant flavours and creativity: think pad thai made with kelp noodles and tamari almonds, heirloom tomato lasagne (with courgette taking the place of pasta), plus cold-pressed juices and biodynamic vegan-friendly wines....

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