20 Best Places in the CBD for a Healthy Salad Fix

FOOD  |  July 22, 2018
  • These healthy eateries in the CBD serve salads that are perfect for the pickiest of eaters and the tightest of budgets.
    1 / 21 These healthy eateries in the CBD serve salads that are perfect for the pickiest of eaters and the tightest of budgets.

    Staying healthy and eating clean is not exactly easy for most of us mere mortals. However, if you work in the Central Business District (CBD), the one thing that you can knock off your list of challenges right away is the lack of good salad options.

    (Also read: Avoid These Unhealthy Salad Ingredients If You Want to Lose Weight)

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  • Grain Traders
    2 / 21 Grain Traders

    Where: CapitaGreen #01-01/02/03; 100 AM Mall #01-03/04

    Price: $16 onwards

    Info: Visit www.grain-traders.com

    Their Hero bowls may start at $16 but are worth every cent. Pick a base of quinoa, brown rice, sushi rice, bulgur wheat, soba noodles or super greens, if you would, and choose from an equally wide range of proteins, vegetables, dressings and toppings to make your own customised bowl. The pink beetroot feta yogurt looks especially pretty on Instagram.

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  • SaladStop!
    3 / 21 SaladStop!

    Where: Capital Tower #01-05 ; One Raffles Link #B1-13; Chevron House #01-36; Marina Bay Financial Centre #B2-77 / #B2-78; The Sail #01-32

    Price: $9.80 onwards

    Info: Visit www.saladstop.com.sg

    Choose from a variety of pre-mixed salads or make your own. On days when you are hungrier than usual, and a leafy salad just won’t do, check out the warm grain bowls or get your salad in a wrap.

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  • The Daily Cut
    4 / 21 The Daily Cut

    Where: 1 Raffles Place; Tanjong Pagar Centre #B2-16

    Price: $9 onwards

    Info: Visit www.facebook.com/thedailycut

    These protein-packed salad meals will ensure that you stay true to your low-carb diet. Choose from the protein bowls on the menu or construct one of your own. Choose your red meat, poultry or seafood.

    (Also read: Avoid These Unhealthy Salad Ingredients If You Want to Lose Weight)

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  • SunMoon
    5 / 21 SunMoon

    Where: International Plaza #01-12; 114 Telok Ayer Street; Tanjong Pagar Plaza #01-24; Sultan Plaza #01-17A

    Price: $4.90 onwards

    Info: Visit www.sunmoonfood.com

    One of the best places to get a salad under five dollars. Choose any of the fresh ingredients including fruits, veggies, grains and meats. Premium ingredients cost extra. Their fresh fruit juices and smoothies are worth a try.

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  • Pimp My Salad
    6 / 21 Pimp My Salad

    Where: Suntec City North Wing #01-455

    Price: $12.90 onwards

    Info: Visit pimpmysalad.oddle.me

    Brought to you by the good people at Sarnies, Pimp my Salad offers build-your-own salads with the option of picking as many ingredients as you would like from hot or cold ingredients, greens or meats, complete with dressings of your choice. You can also order online.

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  • Kitchen by Food Rebel
    7 / 21 Kitchen by Food Rebel

    Where: 28 Stanley Street

    Price: $19

    Info: Visit www.foodrebelsg.com

    The Rebel Buddha bowls are made for big healthy appetites and promise to keep you full for the rest of the day. Creatively designed, the vegan sweet potato and chickpea bowl comes with tofu-avocado mix and beetroot hummus.

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  • Dosirak
    8 / 21 Dosirak

    Where: OUE Downtown Gallery #01-44

    Price: S$7.90 to S$12.90

    Info: Visit dosirak.com.sg

    Dosirak is a healthy modern Korean pick-and-mix restaurant. You can turn your bibimbap into a salad by swapping rice for cabbage, tofu, buckwheat noodles or cauliflower rice. The meal is packed with vegetables, proteins and home-cured sauces. Vegan and vegetarian options are available. They pride themselves on their fresh ingredients.

    (Also read: 9 Healthy Seasoning Ideas For Your Protein Dishes)

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  • The Salad Corner
    9 / 21 The Salad Corner

    Where: Amoy Street Food Centre #01-41; Golden Shoe Plaza #01-08, Tanjong Pagar Plaza #01-04; Westgate #B2-K1

    Price: $4.90 onwards

    Info: Visit www.thesaladcorner.com.sg

    Choose from 30 different options at The Salad Corner and create your own salad. A simple five ingredient meal will cost you $4.90 and you can add as many more toppings as you would like at an extra cost.

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  • Green Bites Salad
    10 / 21 Green Bites Salad

    Where: Hong Lim Complex #02-07, Golden Shoe Car Park #03-20

    Price: $4.90 onwards

    Info: Visit greenbitessalad.com.sg

    Great salads on a budget! A basic salad with five toppings and one dressing starts at $4.90. You can swap your lettuce base for a baby spinach base for a dollar and add more premium toppings too.

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  • Munch
    11 / 21 Munch

    Where: 1 Raffles Place #B1-16

    Price: $8.30 onwards

    Info: Visit munch.sg

    Go for two half-portions of the ready salads or get a larger plate with three salads. You can also create your very own grain bowl or salad bowl.

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  • Wheat Baumkuchen
    12 / 21 Wheat Baumkuchen

    Where: 1 Raffles Place #B1-32

    Price: $7.80 onwards

    Info: Visit wheatbaumkuchen.oddle.me

    Quick pick-and-go Japanese inspired salads. Think green soba noodles, yuzu sauce, sesame dressing, grilled salmon and teriyaki chicken. You can order your salads online too.

    (Also read: Recipe For Healthy Chickpea & Avocado Salad That’s Light but Filling)

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  • The Salad Shop
    13 / 21 The Salad Shop

    Where: UOB Plaza 2 #01-20

    Price: $10 approximately

    Info: Visit www.thesaladshop.com.sg

    With 23 different homemade salad dressings to try, no two salads will ever be the same. Construct your own salad from a choice of 63 different toppings and 3 different leafy bases.

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  • The Rabbit Hole
    14 / 21 The Rabbit Hole

    Where: One Raffles Place #04-30

    Price: $12 onwards

    Info: Visit www.therabbitholesalad.getz.co

    This is not a run-of-the-mill menu. The salads are carefully constructed with interesting new combinations. The zesty smoked salmon and the protein punch come highly recommended. They even have an apple-pie salad for days when the sweet tooth just won’t settle for the lettuce!

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  • Afterglow by Anglow
    15 / 21 Afterglow by Anglow

    Where: 24 Keong Saik Road

    Price: $14 to $16

    Info: Visit afterglow.sg

    Afterglow offers flavourful plant-based food. The high-quality ingredients do come at a price. Their drag-pom salad with dragon fruit, pomegranate, jicama and chopped macadamia nuts is definitely worth a try.

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  • Ninja Bowl
    16 / 21 Ninja Bowl

    Where: 15 Duxton Road

    Price: $14 onwards

    Info: Visit www.ninjabowl.com.sg

    Ninja Bowl specialises in Japanese inspired rice bowls. You can choose to go for brown rice or the Japanese pearl rice as your base. For $3 you can even switch it for quinoa.

    (Also read: 3 Diet-Friendly Staycation Spots in Singapore For A Healthy Getaway)

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  • The Green Bar
    17 / 21 The Green Bar

    Where: Millenia Walk #01-91

    Price: $8.90 to $12.90

    Info: Visit www.facebook.com/TheGreenBar

    Fancy some strawberry topping on your chicken? Or perhaps some chilli crab with your pasta? This health café offers creative salads jazzed up with fresh ingredients flown from Australia and home-made dressings.

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  • My Awesome Cafe
    18 / 21 My Awesome Cafe

    Where: 202 Telok Ayer Street

    Price: $15 onwards

    Info: Visit www.myawesomecafe.com

    This café on the corner of Telok Ayer street offers wholesome meals made with high-quality ingredients. The special “My awesome salad” comes in both meat and vegetarian versions. The staff is happy to make any changes to the ingredients that you might want.

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  • Happy Tummy
    19 / 21 Happy Tummy

    Where: One Raffles Place #B1-11

    Price: $5.80 onwards

    Info: Visit www.facebook.com/happytummysg

    A happy tummy indeed, and may we add a happy wallet too! Create your own salad and eat it in a bowl or as a wrap. You can also make it a set meal by adding a soup or a cold drink.

    (Also read: 9 Amazing Healthy Food Pairings You’ve Not Tried Before)

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  • Lean Bento
    20 / 21 Lean Bento

    Where: The Arcade #02-02

    Price: $12.90 on average

    Info: Visit order.leanbento.com

    As the name suggests, here is a salad bar that is dedicated to keeping you in shape. The bento salads are MSG-free and every box gives you the calorie count of your meal. Think high protein and low carbs.

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  • PS. Cafe
    21 / 21 PS. Cafe

    Where: 45 Ann Siang Road; Raffles City #03-37; One Fullerton #02-03B/04

    Price: $25 onwards

    Info: Visit www.pscafe.com

    The Superfood salad with blueberries, sunflower seeds and goji berries is any vegan’s delight while the Pad Thai salad with poached prawns and crushed peanuts will get you your local flavour fix. The portions and prices are both a bit indulgent.

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