Sometimes, you just need a big plate of greens! From grab-and-go delights to luxurious salads in a jar, Hong Kong has come far in the healthy department. From Purple Tomato to Mana, check out the Little Steps guide to the best salads in Hong Kong for both takeaway and dining in too. Enjoy!
Head over to one of the many restaurants offering a yummy sit-down salad option! Mana and Mana RAW offer delicious healthy salads. Grassroots Pantry in Sheung Wan is another favorite for unique vegetarian salads. Veda is another delicious option in Central.
Grassroots Pantry, 108 Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong, www.grassrootspantry.com
Great Food Hall and the Met Cafe, Basement, Two Pacific Place, Queensway, Hong Kong +852 2918 9986, email@example.com. Opening hours are 10 am-10 pm daily.
No matter which location you’re at, the queues at this popular chain come lunch times are enormous! It’s no surprise that their piles of freshly prepared salads are a hit among the office crowd, as you can load up a small or large box with as many toppings as you like – choose from spiced cauliflower, grilled broccoli and feta, beetroot and pear, as well as grilled corn, classic Ceasar and more for a light, but substantial boxed salad packed with nutrients.
Simply Life Shop B32 Basement, Landmark, Central, Hong Kong, +852 2234 735, www.maxconcepts.com.hk/en/simplylife_bakery_cafe.asp. Other locations offered throughout Hong Kong!
Affordable and easy takeout options are not always common, especially if you want to eat healthy! Purple Tomato’s DIY salad bars are becoming a firm favourite as the tiny shop caters to those looking for crunchy, fresh salads on-the-go. The popular Cobb Salad comes with protein-rich avocado and grilled chicken diced up atop a bed of lettuce and veggies.
Purple Tomato, 2 Jervois Street, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong, +852 6695 3623
Pull up a seat at Café Causette where the comprehensive international menu is sure to tempt. There’s a great kids' menu that’s affordable and fresh, plus there’s a salad in a jar option if you’re wanting a light bite. Otherwise, tuck into their selection of Western classics and Asian favorites. For a 5 star salad hit up the JW Marriott salad bar at The Lounge. Isola at IFC is also a salad favorite especially on the weekends for their brunch.
Cafe Causette Mandarin Oriental Hotel, 5 Connaught Road Central, Hong Kong +852 2522 0111, www.mandarinoriental.com/hongkong/fine-dining/cafe-causette/
JW Marriott The Lounge, L/F, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, Hong Kong, +852 2810 8366, www.pacificplace.com.hk/dine/The%20Lounge
Isola, IFC Mall, Central, Hong Kong, Website