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OUR ETHOS

Our Why

Everything we do at Lean Bean is built around our belief in the old aged saying 'your health is your wealth', and we believe this starts with your nutrition. We think it should be easy to eat healthy and live a healthy lifestyle. The way we achieve this is by designing nutritionally dense, affordable and convenient products. We just happen to make great tasting food.

Scratch Cooking

We get deliveries every morning of whole fruit & vegetables. Our team then slices & dices, adds spices, herbs & oils, before baking or roasting, and finally assembling your order. This way our food tastes great and is packed full of nutrition.

Transparency

It’s really important to us that we are clear about what goes into our food. We provide nutritional info via myfitnesspal and the calories displayed includes a portion of chicken. You just have to add a dressing and here we show the sugar levels because we know a lot of dressings can be high in sugar and can turn a healthy salad into well not healthy. You won’t find any sugar in our kitchens, if we need to make something sweeter, we just use honey/maple syrup.

Sustainability

We are always trying to reduce our carbon footprint. Over 90% of all our packaging is now compostable with some of the remaining being used from either plant based or recycled plant-based material which is 90% less carbon.


OUR STORY

Founded in 2017, Lean Bean is a destination for healthy food served fast. To us healthy means real food made from scratch. Lean Bean was built on the idea that today people are time poor and the food on offer is of low nutritional value. We want to change that by providing real food, real fast at an affordable price. We believe education around food is very important to our success and that people are actively making more health-conscious decisions.

OUR CORE VALUES

Quality

values

What we do, we do well. Take pride in our work and always seek to improve ourselves and others.

Efficiency

values

Always being efficient in how we operate. Ensuring an efficient & consistent product & service

Team Work

values

Build a team where we can trust and get the most out of each other.

DON'T JUST TAKE OUR WORD FOR IT

We have a 4.7 rating on google. Take a look at what some of customers have to say about their experience with us.

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“I’m in love with this place. Food is fantastic and it’s healthy”


David D

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"The best food and coffee around. Especially if trying to keep it healthy. Staff are great aswell"


Ian Creagh

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"had a clean curry today, very very nice. really tasty and fresh. will defo return."


Carl O'Connor

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"Best coffee in the area and great service."


Lee Weller

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"This place is soooo good it changed my perspective on food and made me adopt a better lifestyle. Coffee is superb too! I ask for mine extra hot taste even better. I wish there was more locations because I'd be eating here daily if it was local to me"


Mark D

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"Always super fresh and absolutely delicious. Try the peanut butter choc slice, to die for!"


Clara D

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"Delicious food. Big servings and the prices seem justified due to the quality of food you are getting"


Stephen Kiernan

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"Delicious food and extremely friendly staff. The food comes nice and quick and in a very convenient takeaway bowl if you are in a hurry or want to bring it for takeaway. Almond protein smoothie was tasty, will definitely be returning"


Shane Conlon

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"No matter what you order here, it is tasty and super healthy. Staff are so nice. Highly recommended"


Jay Latham

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"Lovely food and staff are so helpful"


Shane Mcvicker

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"I love the food in Lean bean, their muesli is great and very good coffee."


Maja Stankovski

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"had a clean curry today, very very nice. really tasty and fresh. will defo return."


Carl O'Connor

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"First class food and staff"


Tim Farrelly

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"A little bit on the pricey side, but the food is amazing!"


Alix Carman

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"Best coffee in Citywest and friendly staff"


Mary Byrne

What ‘Healthy Food’ means to us

Real Food

Nutritionally dense

No Hidden Nasties

If it doesn’t rot don’t eat it

Eat according to your lifestyle

Treat yourself guilt free

OUR COFFEE

100% Arabica roasted in Birdhill, Tipperary. It’s a blend from Brazil, Guatemala, & Honduras. When the season changes, the bean from Guatemala can run out so if it does it gets replaced with a bean from Columbia. The blend is rich and full bodied with notes of dark stone fruits, cacao & roasted nuts.

We use high end equipment to extract the best espresso from the beans we use. This is combined with our expert Barista’s skill & knowledge, along with quality filtered water & organic milk sourced from Carlow delivering a high-end coffee we can be proud of.

OUR TEA

We have a wide range of herbal teas by Niks Tea. Niks tea is an Irish company. Nik’s Tea is an award-winning supplier of imported teas from around the world. ‘With a passion for tea, we will go to the ends of the earth to find the teas we believe you’re going to love.’

COVID-19 UPDATE

We are open weekdays 8:00 – 3:00 and Saturdays 9:30 - 2:00 (all day breakfast).  You can order online or in-store to takeaway.  While you cannot sit in our store now you can sit around Citywest Campus to enjoy our food/coffee and enjoy the summer weather, there is also Parasol protection from the rain over picnic benches. Due to social distancing measures we are re-opening with a limited menu which may change in due course. Thank you for your support & understanding during this time.