Okay, guys – it’s now or never. If you succumb to ordering in a bag of fries and a burger for lunch today, you’re probably going to end up doing the same the whole week. Then soon it will become a month, and slowly – a year. Stop the madness before it starts and just call a healthy, delicious {yes, it is possible} dabba for lunch from any of these options here. Good luck, my friend. And god speed.

Fellas Café

Photo source: Fella's Cafe

Photo source: Fella’s Cafe

Fellas Café in Bandra is all about healthy eating. They offer monthly membership subscriptions for breakfast, lunch and even freshly made smoothies, which can be customised according to dietary requirements and size of portions. The healthy breakfast includes options like french toast with maple syrup {that’s 339 calories} and egg Florentine with mushroom slices and spiced potato {315 calories}.

Price: INR 3,600 for 22 breakfast deliveries a month

Delivery areas: Bandra to Vile Parle

Vegan Bites

Photo source: Vegan Bites

Photo source: Vegan Bites

Looking for a healthy, non-greasy tiffin option for lunch? Vegan Bites is your best bet. It is a healthy tiffin food delivery service of different cuisines with 100% vegan food which is free of heavy spices and oil made using fresh veggies and organic ingredients.

Price: INR 5,448 for a monthly pack {5 meals a week}

Delivery areas: All across Mumbai

Call +91 76665 86430 or order from here.


Photo source: The Superfoodz Kitchen

Photo source: The Superfoodz Kitchen

The Superfoodz Kitchen, a takeaway in Bandra East, delivers healthy options with salads, sandwiches, wraps and juices, which are exceptionally tasty. They have five subscriptions for both vegetarian and non-vegetarian, all of which are various permutations of soups, salads and sandwiches, juices.

Price: INR 300 per meal for a month of a mixed non-vegetarian meal {2 items}, INR 270 per vegetarian meal

Delivery areas: They deliver to Bandra, BKC, Kurla, Santacruz

Call here. +918291599848

My Pure Path

Photo source: Suzzette via Wikimedia Commons (CC BY 2.0)

Photo source: Suzzette via Wikimedia Commons (CC BY 2.0)

My Pure Path is a vegan, sugar-free, oil-free, non-dairy and gluten-free lunch delivery service.

The meal package has five items in the box – a salad, soup, main course, a drink and dessert/snack. The lunch though is set, changes daily and has a myriad of dishes one gets to taste day after day. From vegan pizzas to Thai curries, proso millet khicdi with fresh veggies, jowar rotis, herbed breads and so much more.

Price: 10-day trial for INR 2,250 plus additional dabbawala delivery charges {between INR 400 to INR 1,500}. The second option is the monthly subscription offering daily meals priced at INR 200 plus additional delivery charges.

Delivery areas: Across the city including Navi Mumbai, Thane and Vashi.


Photo source: Herbivore

Photo source: Herbivore

Herbivore is a meal box service started by Bela Gupta to spoil vegetarians for choice, so that they don’t have to look for the green dot any more. Each tiffin box has four elements – a salad, two parts of main course and either a soup or drink like fresh lemonade or soup. The types of food can vary from a Greek watermelon and arugula salad one meal to a delicious stuffed bao the other, pad Thai, laccha paratha or even sushi. And did we mention? No dish is repeated for 30 days.

Price: The five-meal plan for INR 2,000, 10+1 meal plan for INR 4,000 {the +1 meal is free}, 20+3 meal plan for INR 8,000 {the +3 meals are free}

Delivery areas: Herbivore in Mahim. Free delivery up to 4km around Mahim, and an extra charge of INR 5 per km beyond that.


Photo: Greenz

Photo source: Greenz

Greenz is a new dabba service that caters to the health-conscious. It has a pocket-friendly and diverse menu offering healthy yet delicious Italian, continental and Oriental cuisine which has been Indianised to the local palate. The meal options include a chicken herbed brown rice meal, a smoked chicken in mushroom sauce with brown rice, a smoked chicken multi-grain sandwich, a green salad and a wheat pasta in Alfredo sauce.

Price: Boxes are priced between INR 250-280

Delivery areas: The Powai area covers the distance between Ghatkopar and MIDC {Andheri East} while the Worli outlet covers areas between Mahim and Grant Road through Scootsy, Swiggy, Zomato and Food Panda.

Call on +91 9930181914 or check their website here.

Featured photo source: Greenz