Top 5 Healthy London Places to Take Her This Mother’s Day

We all love our mothers and we all know how much they do for us. Here at TruBe we love celebrating that one day a year where mothers are truly praised. For those who are stuck on what to do for her special day, TruBe have come up with our top 5 favourite healthy places to eat in London. So, show her some love this Mother’s Day by spoiling her with not just any meal, but a deliciously healthy meal, because staying healthy doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy some amazing restaurants in London.

Here’s our guide of the 5 best healthy restaurants and lunch spots to take mum this Mother’s Day:

  1. BlueBird, 350 King’s Rd, Chelsea, London SW3 5UU



Situated in the heart of Chelsea on the Kings Road, BlueBird oozes decadence and luxury in its restaurant, bar and cafe. At street level is the bustling cafe, perfect for afternoon tea and brunches and also a perky food store. The European menu in the restaurant, which is on the first floor,  includes a variety of delicious small plates and sharing dishes as well as exquisite main courses that will leave you feeling satisfied but guilt free! Dishes include seared salmon with a shaved fennel salad and steamed sea bream with a tomato and grape relish. That’s definitely got our mouths watering!

2.  Grain Store, Granary Square, 1-3 Stable St, Kings Cross, London N1C 4AB


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This award winning restaurant is the perfect place if you’re looking for a quirky industrial-chic feel, as it occupies part of a former victorian warehouse allowing for an open kitchen. The incredible chef, Bruno Loubet who has been an exclusive chef in London since 1993, has created a sustainable and innovative menu with no geographical boundaries and special emphasis on vegetables. Perfect for achieving your 5 a day! Why not try the delicious carrot & mandarin purée, potted green cabbage, parsnip croquette, Arctic char with parsley sauce, or the adventourous Brambletye farm oyster mushrooms in vegan XO sauce, wasabi pea coulis and herb tofu.

3. The Good Life Eatery, 20 Motcomb Street London SW1X 8LB UK


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A fabulous spot for healthy superfoods, The Good Life Eatery boasts incredible smoothie bowls and lively salads; for example their Miso Hungry Macro Bowl of roasted butternut squash, homemade kimchi, steamed broccoli, mixed wild rice or quinoa, 1/2 avocado, omega seeds and ginger miso dressing. If you’re looking for something more wholesome, look no further than their warm bowls of rice or quinoa and your choice of protein ranging from green chicken meatballs to teriyaki salmon. Their philosophy of ‘The Good Life’ means no wifi, perfect for spending a distraction-free meal with mum.

4. Farmacy, 74 Westbourne Grove, London W2 5SH


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Situated in the lavish area of Notting Hill, Farmacy brings you comfort food at an incredibly healthy standard. With a view that ‘food is medicine’, every food choice at this restaurant will ensure guilt-free pleasures whilst nourishing and satisfying your tummies! They boast fantastically healthy alternatives to scrumptious cuisines like their Mexican Bowl of sprouted coriander rice, romaine, guacamole, frijoles, tomato ceviche, salsa & ‘sour cream’ topped with purple potato mash, corn chips & chipotle mayo and their Chef’s Clean Curry of pumpkin, eggplant, carrot & broccoli cooked in coconut milk, lemongrass & spices, served with sprouted brown rice.

5. Chucs Restaurant, 30 Dover St, Mayfair, London W1S 4NB


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If you’re looking for an extravagant meal at extravagant prices, look no further than the prestigious Chucs Restaurant in Mayfair. With sophisticated interiors, this restaurant oozes elegance and will be sure to make mum feel like the queen she is! The menu boasts fresh and exquisite ingredients with dishes like their grilled octopus with potatoes, rocket, taggiasca olives, cherry tomatoes and grilled courgettes, or their fresh homemade tagliatelle prawns and courgettes.

Why not compliment her meal with a fabulous gift card from TruBe and give the gift of health and fitness this Mother’s Day.

We offer gift cards for 4, 8 and 12 sessions, and all workouts are included, offering her so much choice! One day she could experience a relaxing yoga session, the next a dynamic, personalised personal training session.



Don’t forget all of our TruBe trainers are fully qualified fitness experts who specialise in various workouts such as Yoga, Ballet Fit, Personal Training, Boxing, Kickboxing and Pilates.

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Top travel destinations for a healthy summer holiday

The pursuit of a healthy lifestyle doesn’t need to stop when you step on a plane. Holidays are a time to rejuvenate and return with fresh perspective.

To help you get the most from your summer holidays, we’ve compiled a list of the world’s healthiest destinations, where you can discover everything from yoga and meditation to hiking and biking.

Costa Rica
This Central American getaway is the perfect place to de-stress and rejuvenate. Expect to find heavenly beaches, epic watersports, horse riding and yoga and meditation from sunrise to sunset. Head to Nosara, the place that put Costa Rica on the wellness map, and one of the world’s ‘Blue Zones,’ an area where a significant number of people live past 100 years old.
Costa Rica

While known for its rave culture, Ibiza is also now known as a yoga, cleanse and detox destination. Find a yoga retreat overlooking the San Lorenzo valley to relax in a picturesque setting.

Surround yourself with the beauty of the Swiss Alps in the summer months. Switzerland is increasingly becoming a destination of choice for active city dwellers looking for an adventure break. From world-class cycling to beautiful mountainous climbs, you won’t be disappointed.

Trekking Peru’s Inca Trail is a bucket list experience not be be missed. Would-be trekkers should come prepared for hard trekking and armed with knowledge, but know that the awe-inspiring beauty of Machu Picchu will be your e reward. The best time to visit is during the dry season (May through to September). It will be busy, but you want to avoid the rains at all costs.

Australia is a paradise for those looking for a healthy retreat. Why not try your hand at surfing on the south coast in Victoria? Then skip up the Gold Coast for some sun, yoga and relaxation at hippie resort location, Byron Bay. Once you are recharged, make your way to the Whitsunday Islands for stunning views and life-changing diving experiences.

Bali’s golden beaches, world-class dive sites, big waves, beautiful yoga retreats, and raw-vegan food help make it one of the hottest relaxation travel destinations. Take the time to visit Ubud in your quest to find your inner spirit in Bali.

Beyond the lava, Hawaii is truly a land dedicated to holistic wellness. At the North Shore yoga co-op in Waialua you can find donation-based classes that offer yoga classes for surfers. his is the perfect way to unwind after a day riding the waves.

Los Angeles
The foodie scene in Los Angeles is ideal for anyone following a paleo or vegan diet.. Whether you fancy hiking the Santa Monica Mountains or are looking for a full-body cleanse, LA offers something for you.

In recent years Thailand has emerged as the Southeast Asian epicentre for wellbeing. Resorts like Chiang Mai offer an abundance of yoga and cleansing retreats as well as world-class cycling for fitness enthusiasts. If climbing and beautiful beaches are your thing make sure you check out Krabi.


Sri Lanka
With it’s golden coconut laden beaches, Sri Lanka has emerged as the perfect place to go for a cleansing retreat. Ulpotha is described as “an ancient retreat site” by Trip Advisor and is listed by the Guardian as one of the best places in the world for a yoga holiday or Ayurveda retreat.

Where are your favourite retreat destinations? Let us know in the comments, or tweet us at @TruBeApp.

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8 best parks in London for your TruBe session

With the evenings getting lighter, the milder weather returning and flowers appearing, Spring is definitely returning to London. It’s time to get outdoors and mix up your TruBe training routine.

To give you some inspiration, TruBe decided to put our heads together and list our favourite London training spots.

1. Victoria Park, Hackney


This park has just about everything you could need. A beautiful tree lined four mile loop for running or cycling, an amazing rope climbing frame for the big kid in you, plus an outdoor gym area for resistance training. And when you’ve finished your TruBe session pop into the beautiful Crate Cafe overlooking the lake for delicious food and coffee.

2. Clissold Park, Hackney

A favourite with runners, Clissold Park provides a well maintained wood-chip trail loop, tennis courts and plenty of open space for your TruBe training sessions. When you’re finished pop along to one of the stylish cafes on Church Street for your post session nutrition.

3. Finsbury Park, Haringey


Conveniently located, this park may not be the prettiest, but for athletes it’s up there with the best in the city. It’s hilly terrain provides the perfect environment for those high intensity sprint sessions and it boasts a fully floodlit running track.

4. Crystal Palace, Bromley


This former Victorian pleasure park boasts 200 acres of beautiful greenery and testing hills for even the strongest runners. It’s also home to the National Sports Centre one of the countries premier athletics venues.

5. Holland Park, Kensington and Chelsea

Holland Park,

Widely considered one of the most romantic and peaceful parks in West London, it features facilities for tennis and cricket, and its central location makes it a great choice for a post-work TruBe session. And if you’re lucky, you may even spot a peacock roaming around the park.

6. Ravenscourt Park, Hammersmith and Fulham

Ravenscourt Park London

Designated an archaeological priority area, this park is lined by beautiful plane and cedar trees. It’s steeped in history and offers a peaceful place to train.

7. Clapham Common, Wandsworth

Clapham Common

The Common is a hive of fitness activity at any time during the week. It has beautiful wide open spaces, stunning views and great routes for running and cycling. Well worth a visit, especially in the spring.

8. Hampstead Heath, Camden

Hampstead Heath

Perhaps the jewel in the crown of London’s centrally located parks. Hampstead Heath offers the best trail running in the capital, brutal hills and well-maintained fresh water swimming ponds. We’d recommend doing a workout from the top of parliament hill the view is a sight for sore eyes for any London lover.

Why not have your next TruBe personal training session at one of the parks you haven’t visited before? After all, it’s a great way to explore more of London, see if your performance improves when you change location, and see if the grass really is greener on the other side…

Did we miss any out? Tell us your favourite place to train in the capital.

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