Our top 10 Vegan-friendly restaurants in Paris
With their healthy and balanced cuisine, their commitment to respect animals and nature, veggie and vegan restaurants keep gaining more followers each day. Here are some of the best places to brunch in Paris Region.
How not to kill a singing bird
At Café Pinson (“Café Chaffinch” in English) no poultry in your plate. Actually, quite the opposite! Here, we believe that health begins in the kitchen: spirulina, rare vegetables, chia pudding, raw or low-temperature cooking! It’s all about healthy beauty!
Café Pinson: 6, rue du Forez - 75003 et 58, rue du Faubourg Poissonnière - 75010 Paris
Desperately in need for sunshine? Let’s go to the Jah Jah, where “yummy” rhymes with “sunny”. Not only the interior and furniture are colourful, and so is the food: cauliflower wings, roasted courgettes, pea hummus or the famous vegan hot dog drizzled with a juice of bissap and fresh hibiscus flowers.
Jah Jah by Le Tricycle: 11, rue des Petites Ecuries - 75010 Paris
Food for thought
At the restaurant La Guinguette d’Angèle, the menu changes every day according to seasons but all options stay healthy. Turmeric rice milk, cold beetroot soups, flaxseed cookies, not to mention Angèle’s delicious vegan cheesecake. What is good for your body is for your mind.
La Guinguette d’Angèle: 34, rue Coquillière - 75001 Paris ; 2, rue du général Renault - 75011 Paris ; 6, rue de Tournon - 75006 Paris
The Gentle Gourmet intends to veganize traditional French recipes. All plant-derived, the tempeh tartar, seitan rollmops substitute for meat without compromising on the taste. For those who would like something sweet, there are strawberry cream cake and traditional French viennoiseries.
Gentle Gourmet: 24, boulevard de la Bastille - 75012 Paris
The cries of the carrots
To open a vegetarian restaurant in an old butcher shop, what a challenge! For brunch, you are served large and colourful breakfast bowls, a wide range of mezze and tasty sandwiches.
L’Abattoir Végétal: 61, rue Ramey - 75018 Paris
Awake your senses
Some years ago, no one would have bet Enrico Einaudi would end up cook. And yet this former CEO now welcomes you every day of the week in his kitchen. The restaurant Sense Eat puts his native Italy in the limelight thanks to local products prepared according to the principles of Slow Food.
Sense Eat: 39, rue Mazarine - 75006 Paris
Here, everything is local, organic, and vegetarian. You aregluten or lactose intolerant? No problem, there are plenty of alternatives for you. At Judy the menu is fun and fresh: probiotic coconut-cashew yogurt, gluten-free club sandwich and a nice selection of smoothies of all kinds.
Judy: 18, rue de Fleurus - 75006 Paris
No milk, no honey, no eggs but a lot of flavour: experience Gigi’s delicacies! Just to look at the magnificent farandole of cakes and your mouth waters: fruits pudding on a Joconde biscuit, Norman pie, vegan cakes, Pavlova…
Les délices de Gigi: 67, avenue Ledru Rollin - 94170 Le Perreux-Sur-Marne
Trick and treats
As an Asian vegetarian restaurant, Végébowl has more than one trick up its sleeve. On its menu: Pekingese soup made with “shrimps”, Vietnamese dumplings with “chicken”. Here we master the art of trompe-l’oeil to perfection: no trace of meat of course, but textures and fragrances that could trick any meat lover.
Végébowl: 22- 24, rue du Faubourg Saint-Martin - 75010 Paris
With its spring rolls, cold-pressed juices, kale gratin, tahini chickpea cakes, mezzes to share, and pear and mascarpone cream cake, the Positive Café feels good and tastes good.
Positive Café: 9, rue Satory - 78000 Versailles