Eating gluten-free does not necessarily mean eating boring food, on the contrary! Many gluten-free restaurants in Paris and bakers prove it by making gourmet dishes, good bread, and tasty pastries to the delight of everyone, convincing even those who are not intolerant.
Enjoy our selection of gluten-free restaurants and dining hot spots in Paris proving that gluten intolerant diners can also have their pick of delicious and gourmet food: follow our tips!
With its calm and tranquil atmosphere Café Mareva, nestled in the heart of the Faubourg du Temple, is perfect for a lunch or a 100% gluten-free brunch. The specialities of the house are delicious pancakes, toasts and waffles prepared with gluten-free ingredients and lactose: they are made with rice flour.
Everyone will find something to tempt their appetite depending on their desires and food choices: the menu offers dishes for vegetarians and vegans, but also for carnivores. Special mention goes to the sweet potato waffle with guacamole, poached egg, arugula and grilled bacon (or smoked salmon). The desserts are rich and irresistible, perfect with a good coffee curated by Brûlerie de Belleville.
38 Rue du Faubourg du Temple, Paris 11thWebsite
Bears & Raccoons
Bears & Raccoons is a neighbourhood canteen that offers healthy and fast food, based on fresh and gluten-free produce. "Fastgood", as they like to define it.
Salads, sandwiches, homemade cakes and 100% gluten-free and weekend brunches, in a friendly and friendly atmosphere. The house also offers a small grocery store that offers a wide selection of gluten-free products to taste at home (pasta, cakes, jams, beers etc.).
Bears & Raccoons
21 rue Richard Lenoir, Paris 11thWebsite
You may already be familiar with the culinary concept of Chasseurs Cueilleurs: since 2015, they've been making gluten-free and paleo (a diet based on animal, seed and vegetable proteins, which bans dairy and cereals) lunch boxes available in their food truck or for home delivery. Now, Chasseurs Cueilleurs is also a restaurant in the heart of Faubourg Poissonnière, where you can taste creative, healthy and generous dishes in a contemporary and friendly atmosphere.
Here, the recipes are paleo, gluten free, lactose free and free from refined sugars, based on 100% organic ingredients. The menu changes with the seasons and has a chef’s dish of the day as well as many vegetarian options. On the menu, salmon and beef tataki, poke bowls, vegetarian pies with seasonal vegetables, wraps and bagels. For dessert, delicious cakes and muffins, delicious chocolate cake and acai bowls. A perfect place for a healthy lunch break or a gourmet weekend brunch.
33 rue du Faubourg Poissonnière, Paris 10èmeWebsite
Noglu is the dream location for all those intolerant to gluten. This gluten-free restaurant, located in one of the many streets that give Paris its charm, offers a new menu every day depending on what is available and the creativity of chef Mitsuru. In 2014, the owners opened the grocery store version of Noglu, so that those in a hurry can take these good gluten-free products as well. Customers can order soups, sandwiches, focaccias, quiches and salads, not to mention delicious homemade pastries. On Sundays there are brunches served until 4 pm.
Another bonus: most dishes are also lactose free.
16, passage des Panoramas, Paris 2ème
69 rue de Grenelle, Paris 7ème
15 rue Basfroi, Paris 11èmeWebsite
“Wellbeing and pleasure" are the watchwords of this bakery located in the heart of Popincourt village. Here, the gluten-free bread is soft and tasty. Life-changing for those who are intolerant to gluten, often forced to buy vacuum-packed, dry and very crumbly bread. The bakery also has focaccias, sweet bread and chambellines, house specialities. Food lovers will also delight delicious lemon pies and incredibly fine blueberry cheesecake. Good to know: the bakery produces its own gluten-free flour in a mill located in Alpes-de-Haute-Provence.
Opened in 2011, Helmut Newcake was the first patisserie in Paris to make 100% gluten-free cakes, near the Saint-Martin canal. Today, this cosy place has relocated to the 9th district but still has dishes (burgers, pizzas, quiches, bread), pastries and quality bread to eat in or take away.
Helmut Newcake La Madeleine
28, rue Vignon, Paris 9ème
Helmut Newcake Saint-Honoré
144, rue Saint-Honoré, Paris 1er Website
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