A Guide to Melbourne’s Top 10 Healthy CafesFoodBy Kellie GeorgeNovember 30, 2017 Share Melbourne is a foodie’s paradise, with over hundreds of Instagram worthy cafes to choose from. But how many serve food that’s actually good for you? To help satisfy your café cravings and keep you in tip-top shape, we’ve put together our guide to Melbourne’s top healthy cafes. Matcha Mylkbar St Kilda Serving up bright blue lattes, smoothies in skull-shaped glasses and burgers with matcha buns, Matcha Mylkbar is the epitome of an out of this world dining experience. This insta-famous café has over 83k followers and are advocates for a balanced, less meat heavy diet. The menu is 100% plant based – and what we call vegan perfection! Patch Café Richmond Located in Richmond, this funky, paleo café caters to the health conscious. Hosting a traditional menu with a modern twist this eatery plates up dishes like zucchini linguine, sweet potato gnocchi and smashed avo on toast with a spicy kick. Let’s not forget the drinks menu which features the drink of the moment, kombucha, and an array coffee and cold pressed juices. Combi Elwood Founded by Penny Loughnan, and Anthony Baker, Combi is an Elwood based café with a passion and knowledge for eating well. As Penny has studied Integrated Nutrition, you can be assured the menu is packed with superfoods, and as nutritious as it gets. If you’re in the mood for something sweet, give one of their organic and raw donuts a try… No guilt here! Happy Place by Lola Berry South Melbourne This café gives new meaning to finding your happy place. With a menu curated by nutritionist Lola Berry and including homemade raw treats, rainbow smoothie bowls, scrumptious salads – expect nothing but nutritious deliciousness. For some serious food envy check out their Instagram, or head into the South Melbourne store. Serotonin Eatery Richmond A favourite of many Melbournians, Serotonin ticks all the boxes. It is truly a happy place full of soulful people, great vibes, high energy and most importantly incredible healthy food! There colourful menu includes their iconic galaxy acai bowl (this which seriously blow you out of this world!), positive pancakes and smiling avocado toast. Their sanctuary not only provides a top-notch eatery but also integrates an exercise and education centre. This holistic approach ensures their customers have a happy body, mind and soul. Soul Press Edithvale, Hampton, Mornington Whether you’re after something light, or something a little heartier, Soul Press is sure to satisfy. Try out their toasts done differently which are described as ‘happiness on a slice of bread’, or our personal favourite – a sushi burrito. The Vegie Bar Fitzroy This Fitzroy favourite has a mission to provide planet friendly, environmentally conscious dishes that nourish the mind, body and soul. They serve up inventive veggie and vegan meals (think burgers, bowls and pizza). Be sure to get there early, because this popular spot can have wait-times that can reach an hour or more. Raw Trader Melbourne CBD Raw Trader serves up decadence without the guilt, with their treats that will keep you trim. From almond snickers, to blueberry and lavender cake or delicious granola blends – you’ll be drooling over what this healthy café has to offer. 6 Nutrition Frankston If you’re after an afternoon pick-me-up, then 6 Nutrition’s raw slices and protein balls are the way to go. Top off the snack with a refreshing purple hued pitaya smoothie and you’re set! We love this Frankston stores dedication to providing the tastiest health foods. Pana Chocolate Richmond Pana Chocolate is arguably an Australian favourite with stores in not only Melbourne, but also Sydney, and South Australia too. Specialising in raw, organic and handmade treats that don’t compromise on taste, this is a sweet-lovers place to be. Give some of the bite size cakes a try and you won’t be disappointed! Image: Serotonin Eatery POPULAR TAGS | goodness pick, discover, popular reads, trending Kellie George Kellie George is a freelance writer from Melbourne. Best described as a brunch enthusiast, Kellie is on a mission to find Melbourne's best smashed avo and loves spending time exploring all that the city has to offer.