Brisbane is blessed with almost year-round balmy climes, riverfront living and a laidback Sunshine-State lifestyle. So, it should come as no surprise that Brisbane locals put a lot of effort into staying in summer shape all year long. Thankfully, with such a health-conscious community comes some amazing healthy Brisbane restaurants and studios and to meet those daily demands. Locals are also spoilt for choice when it comes to these incredible health food stores in Brisbane.
Skye Gilkeson | Cover Image © The Source Bulk Foods Bulimba
8 of the Best Health Food Stores in Brisbane
Some of the most well-known wholefoods health food stores in Brisbane are The Source Bulk Foods shops.
Harnessing the same no-waste philosophy, The Source sells local produce without packaging in-store. They encourage you to bring in your favourite jars or bags and connect with where your products come from.
You’ll find raw ingredients like grains and seeds to their house-made healthy snacks like protein balls, trail mix and ready to bake or make mixes in jars to save you time in the kitchen.
Our local for a long time while living in Newstead, Newstead Organics has a little of everything. Grab a smoothie or a coffee, pick up some groceries, beauty products and even any supplements you need.
This is a family-owned store with an owner you’ll find is always happy to help you find what you need. Conveniently located just opposite Gasworks Plaza, parking is readily available in the plaza too.
1/33 Longland St, Newstead
The forest-green Flannerys branding is one recognised by most avid healthy food shoppers. You’ll find several around Brisbane, with more than enough to stock your healthy pantry.
Flannerys organic health food stores offer everything from dry ingredients to fresh meat, fruit and vegetables and a wholefoods cafe overflowing with delicious meals and snacks.
They also stock cruelty-free beauty products and cosmetics, making it a one-stop-shop for healthy shoppers.
Wray Organic Cannon Hill is an easy weekly destination for your Brisbane healthy grocery shop.
The store stocks everything from fresh fruit and vegetables to meats, a great range of baby products, pantry essentials and even organic wine.
Make sure you stay for a snack or delicious lunch at the cafe after your shop. The menu is full of healthy choices to suit everyone from wholefoods lovers to vegans, vegetarians and Paleos.
Fundies Paddington is quirky, cute and really well stocked. The Given Terrace store is iconic on the famed Paddington strip.
The shelves are packed with everything from pantry items (with plenty of gluten-free options) to household essentials with a lovely little fresh fruit and vegetable section.
You’ll also find a well-stocked home and natural beauty section at Fundies.
Fundies also has an in-house naturopath (and students who often work in the store) who can help advise on supplements or dietary regimes. Make sure you grab a takeaway smoothie or snack from the wholefoods cafe next door before you leave.
219 Given Tce Paddington
A local institution in New Farm, Sun and Earth Organics is a true neighbourhood health food store. Proudly a NASAA certified organic retailer, Sun and Earth is a small store, conveniently located to pick up a few essentials while in the area.
Their wholefoods cafe offers a selection of coffees fresh juices and some vegetarian and gluten-free snacks from the cabinet.
845 Brunswick St, New Farm
Naked Foods is a nude food hub where you can find all of your organic essentials without wasteful packaging. There are several branches of this Brisbane health food store around the city. Pack your bags or buy some of their no-waste essentials in-store and stock up on groceries like grains, nuts, seeds, oils, dressings and more.
The Naked Foods ethos is to source natural products as close to their natural state as possible from local farmers. Their products are organic where possible.
Market Organics Rocklea is one of the most generously sized health food stores in Brisbane.
The store includes a bulk foods section. They also stock super fresh organic fruit and vegetables.
Market Organics also has a great range of household products and dry ingredients for the pantry. The Market Organics store also offers in-store naturopathic appointments for shoppers.
Skye is the founder and editor-in-chief of The Fit Traveller. She is a journalist, writer, photographer, intrepid traveller and a former personal trainer with a passion for helping others reach optimal health. As a TV journalist and producer, Skye has worked for household names such as 60 Minutes, Sunrise, TODAY and Nine News. She has also written for Women’s Health, Fodor’s Travel and Yahoo7 Travel, among many others.
Skye created The Fit Traveller as a beautiful online space and community where people feel inspired to escape the desk to move and explore more.
Equally comfortable in a 5-star resort or hiking a far-off mountain, Skye loves the unexpected and enriching life experiences that each trip brings and can often be found in a backstreet chatting to locals with her camera in hand.
Skye is based in Sydney, working to master the balance between motherhood and her insatiable appetite for adventure.