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Gluten Free in France

More people visit France than any other country in the world. From the Eiffel Tower to the French Riviera you can see why. However, where can you eat Gluten Free when travelling across the country? Find previous recommendations here and do share your own as well.

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15th Arr, Paris View On Map
All food here is gluten free. lovely Italian! Extensive gluten free desserts. ordered a pizza and a chocolate cake. You may need Google translate as a lot of the menu is in Italian and the staff also speak Italian
Recommended By: charlotte On: 2019-08-21

Helmut Newcake
10th Arr, Paris View On Map
This café bakes beautiful éclairs, tarts and gateaux, all gluten free.
Recommended By: glutenfreeandtheaustralianteenager.wordpress.com On: 2014-09-18

Café Breizh
Breton, Paris View On Map
Is an authentic Bretagne café and while there were no seats at the café available for us, we ate at the Deli next door. All savoury crêpes are made with buckwheat and once we explained our son's dietary needs, they also made a sweet buckwheat crêpe for him. You can also buy a pack of 6 buckwheat crêpes to take away and these became a staple for breakfasts at our apartment. Crêperies became a popular eating venue for our two teenage sons.
Recommended By: glutenfreeandtheaustralianteenager.wordpress.com On: 2014-09-18

Bio Sphere Café
8th Arr, Paris View On Map
All the information on the internet suggests that it is worth booking a table before you come as it gets busy. So I did. However we got here about 30 minutes before our booking time and the place was empty. So I am not sure if it gets busier later or we came very early. Either way I would book because it would be awful to get here and be unable to get a table. This place is small but that should not put you off. If anything I guess that adds to the charm of being served by the friendly owner Sylvie.

The great thing about here is they have all the things on the menu that a coeliac would normally be starved off in Paris, I'm talking; pasta, pizza, sandwiches, quiche, baguette and lots of cakes! The baguettes have to be reserved in advance so if you are planning on coming here definitely ask about them when you phone up. We opted for Galettes. Both the cakes tasted absolutely fantastic. They tasted real which just goes to show that if you put the time and energy into things you can achieve great results.

I really loved this place it was so nice to eat in an entirely gluten free environment which I doubt many of us actually do. There was attention to detail. All in all it was a very pleasant experience. Would I go back? Absolutely!
Recommended By: @itsgottobegf / itsgottobeglutenfree.wordpress.com On: 2013-10-08

Café Breizh
Breton, Paris View On Map
This is a busy little Breton café serving Breton specialities of Galettes. By this I mean proper buckwheat pancakes made with no other flour. This café is seriously busy at lunchtimes and if I had been more organised I would have booked a table, however being on holiday and not really sure of where we were going to be I didn't do this. Anyway we did go here and while they were full to the brim I was able to get something to take away from their delicatessen next door which was fantastic. I opted for a galette filled with smoked salmon and salad which actually was presented like a wrap which was great as I wasn't in the mood for anything too heavy. Actually this was really good as it meant we could pick up something for me, then pick up something gluten loaded for MrG and have a picnic outside Le Centre Pompidou. Would I go back? Absolutely, I definitely would like to eat in next time!
Recommended By: @itsgottobegf / itsgottobeglutenfree.wordpress.com On: 2013-10-05

Vivienne, Paris View On Map
In Paris there was one exclusively gluten free restaurant, called NoGlu. It was really cool to be able to pick anything off the menu without any hesitation. The restauarant has only been in operation for 7 months, and there were many delicious meals on the menu, including items such as a quinoa salad, salmon with a potato dish, and a Parisian club sandwich - which consisted of procuitto, swiss cheese and caramelized onions...it was declicious. They also had cookies, muffins, and other pastries on their menu - I was much too full to indulge though. I should also mention that the bread is homemade and they even bring a gluten free bread basket, it was so fun!
Recommended By: @theGutGazette / thegutgazette.com On: 2013-06-12

Sofitel La Defense
La Defense, Paris View On Map
For various reasons we chose to stay at the Sofitel La Defense. Before going to Paris we emailed and asked for gluten free breakfast items and got no response (in a kind of usual hotel fashion). Anyway being that it was France, I decided not to expect anything. When we got to breakfast the next morning, I went off into my usual coeliac hotel survival mode to forage for anything suitable from the breakfast items. I found: cheese, fruit, yoghurt, meats, fresh sauteed potatoes, scrambled eggs from egg (some hotels have a nasty habit of adding flour when making scrambled egg: WHY?), hot aubergine and courgettes cooked in a pot with fresh herbs. Needless to say I was content. It was only when Mr G got up to go to the bread section he noticed at his eye line height (just short of six foot above ground level) well above the gluten bread a plate of clearly labelled "pain sans gluten"! You could have knocked me down with a feather I was more than surprised. Things are most definitely changing in Paris. The bread was actually very good. It reminded me a lot of the Schar but it was a whole loaf rather than just a section.
Recommended By: @itsgottobegf / itsgottobeglutenfree.wordpress.com On: 2013-02-10

Helmut Newcake
10th Arr, Paris View On Map
Helmut Newcake is a coeliac's heaven! You're greeted with a display of lots of delicate looking pastries, normally a torturous sight, but in Helmut Newcake, there's one difference, they're totally gluten free! It's a fantastic place which also sells gluten free products if you're planning on doing any cooking. The cakes were simply divine, so good that we had to buy some for the Eurostar home!
Recommended By: @hungryboyfriend / hungryboyfriend.blogspot.com On: 2012-12-22

5th Arr, Paris View On Map
Twitter is a great tool for finding like minded coeliacs and this was how I discovered this gem. It's a vegetarian restaurant near the Sorbonne and serves a select number of specials at lunch. They label what's gluten free clearly and all the desserts were gluten free. We had a hearty fish dish, served on some crushed potatoes with greens in a white sauce. It was a really warming dish, especially as it provided a perfect escape from the showery weather. We shared a carrot cake and chocolate cake and both were great, you wouldn't have been able to tell they were gluten free!
Recommended By: @hungryboyfriend / hungryboyfriend.blogspot.com On: 2012-12-22

Vivienne, Paris View On Map
Breakfast can be a little more challenging but there's plenty of brasseries that will serve you an omelette. If however, you fancy some authentic bread, French madeleines and macaroons then get to Noglu! Noglu is a totally gluten free restaurant and if we were heading back I'd definitely check it out for dinner. We arrived hungry at 10am on the dot and in true French fashion they weren't quite ready for us, but I'm glad we hung around! The fresh gluten free bread was one of the best I've ever had and was served with some excellent jams. A great gluten free breakfast!
Recommended By: @hungryboyfriend / hungryboyfriend.blogspot.com On: 2012-12-22