5 Healthy Lunch Spots in Sheung Wan You May Not Know About

Sai Ying Pun gets all the media love these days but the original hipsters know that Sheung Wan is a still a happenin’ hood. There are no shortage of new F&B openings but what many of you may not realize is how many great, budget-conscious healthy lunch options are available. So without further ado, here is our roundup of the five best!

Kale

Lunch Special: Kale offers a HKD 88 takeaway set menu with 10 different options, such as chicken breast with kale salad and avocado. If you dine in, they have a selection of set meals depending on how hungry you are ranging from HKD 88 to HKD 110 that allow you to mix and match a main, slides, chicken breast or sole fillet, and their selection of salads, brown rice and kale, or fries.

Menu Offerings: Sliders, fries, salads, juices, desserts, juices, smoothies/shakes plus kale, wheatgrass and spirulina shots.

Healthy Twist: Almost every menu item involves organic kale and they source organic produce wherever possible.

Room 1301 Cheung’s Building, 1-3 Wing Lok Street, Sheung Wan. Monday to Saturday 11AM – 8PM, Sunday 12PM – 5PM.

the kinnet salad bar

The Kinnet Cafe (Newish)

Lunch Special: The Kinnet Cafe offers three set-lunch options, all of which include tea or coffee. For HKD 98, you can choose a soup and a tartine; for HKD 140 you can select a soup and a main; and for the very hungry, the HKD 160 option has a soup, two salads, and either the fish/meat/roast of the day. The selection of soups, salads, and mains changes daily so be sure to take a peak at the salad bar on display on their beautiful Mediterranean-tiled counter for lunch inspiration.

 

Menu Offerings: They offer fish and meat options, salads, soups and tartines (their kale and egg on sourdhough is a winner!), as well as cold-pressed juices, superfood smoothies, and desserts.

 

Healthy Twist: They source organic produce when possible, as well as organic eggs, chicken, coffee, tea and soya milk. The menu offers vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options, including various types of gluten-free bread. Plus, the cafe boasts delectable sugar-free desserts.

 

3/F, 33 Hillier Street,  Sheung Wan. Open Monday to Saturday 7:30AM – 9PM.

dandys lunch special

Dandy’s Organic Cafe

Lunch Special: Dandy’s Organic Cafe offers a daily rotating lunch special. For HKD 148 you can enjoy the soup du jour, as well as a main which is usually one of their hefty salads,  such as pan-fried sole fillet and mushrooms on a bed of greens with their homemade goji berry dressing, and a cup of coffee.

Menu Offerings: Salads, sandwiches, burgers, pastas, steak, juices and desserts.

Healthy Twist: Gluten-free brown rice pastas plus paleo-friendly,  vegan, and vegetarian dishes and sugar-free desserts. Bonus: Chef Vivi uses lots of certified organic ingredients.

108 Jervois street, Sheung Wan. Monday to Saturday 11:30AM – 10:30PM.

maya stew

Maya Cafe Takeaway (Brand New)

Lunch Special: Maya Cafe Takeaway offers a set lunch menu, with options that change weekly. Choose one a starter, a main, a dessert- plus coffee or tea. Two courses will set you back HKD 120, three will cost you HKD 150. PS- As the name suggests, this is primarily a takeaway spot- they only have 3 seats so keep that in mind.

Menu Offerings: Starters, soups, dahls, salads, no-bun burgers, mains, juices, superfood smoothies and desserts.

Healthy Twist: Know for its raw fare, Maya Cafe Takeaway is 100% vegetarian and vegan, with many gluten-free options and a focus on organic ingredients.

G7 Shop, Nan Fung Tower, 173 Des Voeux Road Central, Sheung Wan. Monday – Friday 10AM – 8PM. Saturday 10AM – 6PM. 

zumufi

Zumufi (Very New)

Lunch Special: Zumufi specializes in panini and smoothies. They have three lunch combos available, for HKD 68 you can get a panini and a smoothie, for HKD 78 you get a panini and a fortified smoothie, and for the bargain price of HKD 58, you can enjoy a panini and a “Hot Warmers, ” such as a turmeric latte made with almond milk, tumeric, ginger and honey.

Menu Offerings: Paninis, juices, smoothies, teas and wellness drinks.

Healthy Twist: Vegetarian and vegan options,  organic teas, blended superfood drinks- they use organic fruits wherever possible.

Shop D, G/F and Cockloft, 34 Wing Kut Street, Sheung Wan. Monday to Saturday 7:30AM – 6:30PM.

 

Photo credits: The Kinnet Cafe, Dandy’s Organic Cafe, Maya Cafe Takeaway, Zumufi, and Kale.
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Sonalie Figueiras is Green Queen's founder, publisher and editor-in-chief. She is an accomplished health and eco living writer, editor and speaker. When it comes to wellness, no one in Asia is as connected or as well-informed. Sonalie is also the founder of Ekowarehouse, the global sourcing platform for certified organic products. When she is not working, Sonalie is usually dreaming up new recipes in the kitchen for her family.