Where once only a select few cities could claim to offer truly innovative cuisine to the health-conscious traveller, the rest of the world’s major capital cities are catching up having now recognized the global shift towards plant-based and gluten-free diets. In recent years, Paris has seen a rise in its quota of wellness-inspired eateries, making it even easier for the nutritionally-diverse to eat well while eating out in the City of Lights. From sit-down dining to quick pick-me-ups, we’ve assembled the best healthy eating spots Paris has to offer.
Wild & The Moon
If you’re looking for something light or a snack to-go head to Wild & the Moon. The menu is 100% organic with many vegan options, and other various treats designed to bring customers closer to nature. There’s an impressive selection of smoothies, cold-pressed juices and hot and cold coffee drinks, as well as sweet and savoury bowls, snacks—including veggie crackers, guacamole and kale chips—and desserts like raw chocolate pudding and banana cake. Wild & the Moon is a popular spot for wellness bloggers and fitness instructors like Clotilde Chaumet, founder of Très Intense Hip Hop Yoga.
For information on locations visit wildandthemoon.com
Maisie Café covers all healthy-eating bases with a seasonal menu that’s vegan, gluten-free and organic. With a focus on nutrient-rich foods designed to strengthen the immune system, this is a great place to go for a healthy pick-me-up. The freshly made juices, granola, and breakfast bowls are the perfect way to start the day, and you can't go wrong with one of the many soups or salads at lunchtime. For a guilt-free dessert, treat yourself to an energy ball—raw truffles made from vegetable pulp, raw cocoa, dates, and cashews, scented with coffee, cocoa or matcha. The Vogue Paris team are devoted fans of Maisie Café.
maisiecafe.com / 32 Rue du Mont Thabor, 75001, +33 1 40 39 99 16
Noglu’s menu changes every day, depending on what’s in season and the chef’s creativity, and is entirely gluten-free. While the restaurant features vegan and vegetarian options, meat lovers are also welcome and will find several dishes to enjoy such as classic burger and fries and a daily fish special. Other unfussy lunch and dinner options include soup, quiche, salad, vegetarian lasagne and a selection of pastries. Design bible Frame Magazine and gastronomic guides Le Fooding and Conexão Paris have all given Noglu their stamp of approval. There are three locations to choose from: two in Paris, and one in New York.
For information on locations visit noglu.fr
Café Pinson serves breakfast, lunch, and snacks that are 100% organic and made with seasonal ingredients. Vegetarians and vegans will find plenty to eat on the menu which features a range of treats like quinoa bowls, energy balls, hummus, baked curry, cookies and chia pudding. It’s known for a sensational Sunday brunch (which you might need to book in advance), and a very reasonable €17 set menu during the week. Blogger Naturally Lety, artist Noelle Marsh and Paris foodie Stephanie Guillemette have all been spotted at Cafe Pinson’s Marais and Poissonnière locations.
For information on locations visit cafepinson.fr
Season describes itself as a coffee shop, restaurant and juice bar and has perhaps the largest and most varied menu of all the entries on this list. With a notable North American influence, you'll find healthy versions of classic dishes like pancakes, avocado toast, vegetarian burritos, pizzas, and burgers, alongside a more inventive selection of acai bowls, cold-pressed juices, salads, and desserts. Most of the breads and wraps are made without gluten making it a great choice for the wheat-free. It’s a neighbourhood favourite and is popular with lifestyle bloggers Kevin Ragonneau, Aleka Knappe and fitness instructor Clio Pajczer.
season-paris.com / 1 Rue Charles-François Dupuis, 75003 Paris, +33 9 67 17 52 97
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