Whether you’re on the go or simply hate solids, sometimes a smoothie is just the thing!
These blended bevvies are a brilliant way to get more nutrients into your day without having to do much chewing. We’ve put together a list of Melbourne’s best smoothie spots and at least one of them should be just a stroll away!
265 Little Lonsdale St, Melbourne, 3000
Struggling to get those five daily serves of fruit and veg into your gob? Five Plus can get ‘em in there. The owner works with a qualified nutritionist to come up with their smoothie recipes, which range from very green to sweet and creamy. There’s not a lot of sitting room, so most people get their drink to go, but you might be able to snag a seat for some stationary sipping.
28 Degraves St, Melbourne, 3000 | (03) 9654 5157
This teensy Degraves eatery focuses on raw, organic and biodynamic meals and snacks, including a delicious selection of whole-food smoothies. Seating inside is a squeezy situation but there’s a table out front for smoothie-sippers that want to perch on a stool and soak up the surrounds. Busy folks will be happy to know that TOFWD are all about takeaway, so they take a chop-chop approach to orders.
Shop 7 / 525 Little Collins St, Melbourne, 3000 | (03) 9973 8286
These smoothie operators like to remind you that you’re not eating enough vegetables but immediately make you feel better about that by offering to help you eat more vegetables! They pride themselves on making delicious smoothies with nutritional substance. And if you ever find yourself aimlessly browsing the internet on your commute, check out Green Press’ website – they have an ultimate smoothie guide you can download for free and heaps of tips for making your own damn smoothies.
10 Sutherland St, Melbourne, 3000 | (61) 478 692 008
Raw Trader proves that organic, raw, vegan, paleo, gluten-free, dairy-free and sugar-free doesn’t have to mean yummy-free. They work with whole-food ingredients to create beautiful smoothies that’ll hit the spot and cover some of your RDI for fruit and veg. And there’s no averting your eyes from the display cabinet full of cakes, cookies, doughnuts, slices and other such bites. You go in for a smoothie, you come out with a smoothie and a giant box of guilt-free raw treats – that’s the Raw Trader way.