Even if you have a special diet, that should not limit you from enjoying great food in the gastronomical capital of the world. Over recent years, Paris has seen a boom in cafés and restaurants which serve gluten free food! From gluten free bakeries, to classy restaurants with GF menus, you can find exactly what you’re looking for.

Check out INSIDR’s top selection of gluten free eateries in Paris, as well some of our top tips of how to eat GF in the city of lights… 


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BOulangeries and Patisseries 

Baguettes are a staple in the French diet, and Paris isn’t short of incredible boulangeries to buy them. However you don’t need to go bread-less in Paris even if you are on a GF diet. Here are a couple of great addresses of where you can get great gluten free bread and pastries in Paris…

HELMUT NEWCAKE

Helmut Newcake was the first patisserie offering traditional French cakes and pastries that are 100% gluten free. Helmut Newcake also offers a Sunday brunch (reservation is a must), as well as an Epicerie selling hard-to-find gluten free products. 

28 rue Vignon, 9th arrondissement. Open Monday- Saturday 11:30 AM- 7 PM 

Check their website for more information

CHAMBELLAND

A brilliant bakery offering a wide range of gluten free breads and pastries made with natural gluten substitutes. 

14 rue Ternaux, 11th arrondissement. Open Tuesday- Sunday 9AM- 8 PM  

Check their website for more information

MACARONS

gluten free macarons in Paris

These pretty sweet treats are a Parisian delicacy and luckily for those on a gluten free diet, (usually) don’t contain gluten! 

Check out our article to find the best macarons Paris has to offer and enjoy some guilty free macaron munching! 

 

CAFÉS

If you’re looking for a quick bite to eat, or a lunch spot, here are some of INSIDR’s favourite cafés that serve gluten free options…

Photo credit: Season Facebook

Photo credit: Season Facebook

SEASON 

Season is a trendy hybrid eatery, falling somewhere between a coffee shop, juice bar and neobistro. Their menu, which changes regularly to fit the season, always incorporates gluten free options for you to enjoy. Their acai bowls are also a gluten free delight to both the eyes and stomach!

1 rue Dupuis, 3rd arrondissement. Open Monday- Saturday 8:30 AM- 1 AM, Sunday 8:30- 7: 30 PM (the kitchen closes at 4:30). 

The take away café- 8 rue Dupetit Thouars, 3rd arrondissement. Open everyday 8:30 AM- 5 PM. 

Check out their website for more information

MAISON BASTILLE

Maison bastille serves homemade fresh and colourful salads and soups, the majority of which are gluten free! 

34 bis rue Amelot, 11th arrondissement. Open Monday- Friday 10 AM- 3 PM, Saturday 11AM- 6 PM 

Check their website for more information

THANK YOU, MY DEER

This cosy café serves a tasty and original menu which is a 100% gluten free. Their set brunch menu is also definitely worth tasting! They also serve a selection of gluten free products for you to buy for a meal chez vous. 

112 Rue Saint Maur, 11th arrondissement. Open Tuesday- Friday 9 AM- 5 PM, Saturday- Sunday Midday- 5 PM

Check their website for more information

WILD AND THE MOON

One of the coolest addresses on the block serving a menu 100% veggie and gluten free. They have also mastered the art of slick interior design, making it a joy to eat there! 

55 rue Charlot, 3rd arrondissement. Open Monday- Friday 8 AM- 7 PM, Saturday- Sunday 9 AM- 7 PM

Wild Lab: 25 rue des Gravilliers, 3rd arrondissement. Open everyday 8 AM- 8 PM

Check their website for more information

CAFÉ PINSON

There are two Café Pinson addresses in Paris, where you can enjoy homemade gluten free goodies in a stylish setting. 

6 rue du forez, 3rd arrondissement. Open Monday- Friday 9 AM - 10 PM, Saturday 10 AM- 10 PM, Sunday Midday- 6PM (brunch served in 2 sittings; midday and 2:30 PM)

58 rue du faubourg poissonnière, 10th arrondissement. Monday- Friday 9 AM- 7 PM, Saturday 10 AM- 7 PM, Sunday 11 AM- 6 PM (brunch served in 2 sittings; midday and 2:30 PM)

Check their website for more information 

 

Restaurants

For a more substantial meal or a somewhere to eat dinner, read on…

Photo credit: Verjus Facebook page 

Photo credit: Verjus Facebook page 

NOGLU

You won’t spot gluten anywhere on their menu! You can eat both lunch and dinner here with the full assurance it will be 100% gluten free. Be warned, however, the prices are rather extortionate. They also have a gluten free bakery on site. 

16, passage des Panoramas, 2nd arrondissement. Open Monday- Saturday midday- 2:30 PM, Tuesday- Saturday 7:30 PM- 10 PM 

Check their website for more information

LE BICHAT

Eating out with a restricted diet doesn’t have to be expensive. This cantine is cheap and cheerful and always features gluten free options on their menu. 

11 Rue Bichat, 10th arrondissement. Open everyday 9 AM- 11 PM 

Check out their website for more information 

SOYA

Soya serves vegetarian and gluten free options in a former faucet factory near the trendy Cana Saint-Martin district. The all- you-can-eat Sunday brunch for €27 offers hot starters, numerous cold salads and purées and desserts. Reservations are highly recommended. 

20 Rue de la Pierre Levée, 11th arrondissement. Open Tuesday- Saturday 12 - 4 PM, 7- 11 PM (except Sundays)

Check their website for more information

VERJUS

A classy restaurant with an even classier menu and with warning in advance, the young American chef Braden Perkins and his partner Laura Adrian will serve a gluten free tasting menu, slightly adapting their already mainly gf menu. 

52 Rue de Richelieu, 1st arrondissement. Open Monday- Friday 7- 11pm

Check their website for more information

 

CREPERIES

Great news, you can enjoy a delicious traditional French meal which is free from gluten- Crêpes! The traditional Breton crepes are called galettes de sarrasin which are made from 100% buckwheat flour (blè noir or farine de sarrasin).

Photo credit: Krügen Facebook

Photo credit: Krügen Facebook

Caution!

When ordering a galette, make sure to ask for the ones that are sans gluten (“without gluten”) or avec sarrasin seulement (“with only buckwheat flour”)

Check out our article about the best crêperies in Paris

KRÜGEN

Gone are the aged lace and old school interiors of the traditional crêperie at Krugen- this place is the definition of cool. With slick and modern decor, it’s aesthetically very pleasing, but the crêpes are still great and are filled with quality ingredients straight from Breton. 

58 rue de la Fontaine au Roi, 11th arrondissement. Open Wednesday- Saturday from midday and the evening from 7 PM, Brunch on Sunday from midday 

Check out their website for more information

 

GROCERY STORES SELLING GLUTEN FREE PRODUCTS

Naturalia and Bio c’Bon are organic grocery store chains in Paris which have a large gluten free range for you to buy substitutes to cook up a treat chez vous. 

 


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