Matt Healy’s bringing healthy, vegan-friendly food to Oakwood, Leeds.
Matt Healy isn’t hanging around, fresh off the back of opening his first restaurant at The Foundry, he’s launching Grön Kafé, a new Scandinavian-inspired eatery in Oakwood.
It’s three months since Matt Healy brought his relaxed take on fine dining to Leeds, but it hasn’t taken him long to open his second – and it couldn’t be more different. Grön Kafé is a Scandinavian-inspired eatery in the heart of Oakwood where you can tuck into healthy eats with a strong veggie and vegan focus – grön means green in Swedish after all.
It’s the latest chapter in a whirlwind two years for the Leeds chef. He was a runner-up on MasterChef: The Professionals in 2016, before he opened Matt Healy X The Foundry at the end of April. But, this next step wasn’t necessarily part of the plan – when Stories closed, the opportunity to take on the unit was too good for Healy to pass up, “One of the directors from the company we’ve set up is a massive fan of Copenhagen and Sweden – we were presented with an opportunity and we felt that we had the tools to be able to complete this and go for it.”
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