From aromatic curries to scrumptious sushi, these takeaways will do you good and they’ll taste even better.
A healthy takeaway might sound too good to be true, but it’s not, and to prove it we’ve rounded up 7 nourishing options you can snaffle in Leeds. There’s low-cal, high-protein sushi, antioxidant-rich salad bowls and even chicken burgers made from all-natural ingredients. You can indulge all you like while still staying on target – what’s not to love?
Itsu is all about healthy Japanese eats. From sushi to noodles, everything is low-cal, but still full of big Asian flavours. Take the Klean Katsu, for example – they grill protein-packed miso chicken, cover it in a rich curry sauce and serve it on wholegrain rice with ginger-infused greens. Their sushi is great for an Omega-3 hit, with tuna, salmon and avo rolls. Calories are shown on the menu, so it’s easy to pick a tasty bite that’ll also keep you on track.
Itsu, 36-38 Commercial Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 6EX. Order deliveries on Uber Eats.
Eat Your Greens
Eat Your Greens is a grocery store and restaurant that celebrates organic produce. They source the finest local veggies to whip up honest, wholesome fare, so if you’re after a healthy takeaway in Leeds, it’s a great shout. The menu changes weekly, but you can expect dishes like sticky confit artichoke with grains or Wild Harbour baked hake, a low-fat, high-protein fish dish that’s served with crispy sprouts to give you a vitamin K boost.
Eat Your Greens, 42 New York Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS2 7DY. Order deliveries on their website.
Rola Wala’s twisted Indian street food proves that healthy takeaways don’t have to be bland. Their rice bowls and naan wraps come bursting with lip-smacking spices and each one is under 500 calories. Veggies can tuck into a cauli rice bowl topped with Keralan chickpea curry for a low carb, plant-powered pick-me-up, while meat-eaters can get a hot ’n’ spicy protein hit from their lean beef vindaloo option. Yum!
Rola Wala, Trinity Kitchen, 27 Albion Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 5ER. Order deliveries on Deliveroo.
Issho is the place to go for luxurious Japanese food in Leeds. Sushi is a clean, healthy choice and they hand-prepare each roll using only fresh, nutritious ingredients. You can snaffle Omega-3-rich tuna and salmon nigiri, or get a vitamin hit from their zen rolls, full of carrot, red cabbage and avocado. Prefer something hot? The sticky teriyaki salmon is a tasty, low-fat way to load up on protein.
Issho, 3rd Floor Rooftop, Victoria Gate, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS2 7AU. Order deliveries on Deliveroo.
When it comes to healthy takeaways in Leeds, Leon never disappoints. They specialise in diet-friendly fast food that’s as healthy as it is tasty. Everything’s made with all-natural ingredients, from their breakfasts to their burgers. Try the Crispy Chicken Korean Burger – it pairs gluten-free chicken thigh tenders with a good-for-your-gut kimchi slaw in a soft bun. Or why not load up on heart-healthy black beans with their feiojoada rice box?
Leon, Leeds Train Station, New Station Street, Leeds. West Yorkshire, LS1 4DY. Order deliveries on Deliveroo.
Bundobust’s Indian street food is downright delicious and much healthier than your average Indian takeout. It’s 100% vegetarian with nourishing veggies packed into every curry. Order the Tarka Dhal for a warming bowl of spiced lentils – they’re bursting with plant protein to fuel you through the day. But if you can’t resist something a little naughty, the okra fries are a great alternative to chips while still full of nutrients like vitamin C and folic acid.
Bundobust, 6 Mill Hill, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 5DQ. Order deliveries on Deliveroo.
Twisted Health Kitchen
For health-forward, Mexican-inspired eats, look no further than Twisted Health Kitchen. Leading nutritionist Rhiannon Lambert has created a menu of rice bowls, salads and burritos that will fill you up with lean, green goodness. The Protein Bowl is a whopping portion of firecracker chicken, pinto beans, smashed avo, rainbow slaw, diced tomatoes and iron-rich spinach, perfect for fuelling you through your next gym session.
Twisted Health Kitchen, 61 Boar Lane, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 6HW. Order deliveries on Uber Eats.