Trying authentic French food in France is really an exquisite culinary experience and one you should definitely indulge in – you will regret it otherwise, I assure you!
BUT just in case you are in search of healthier holiday eats here are 5 eateries to enjoy! Although the search for vegan/ vegetarian and lighter dishes can seem harder to come by in France (they definitely are!), there are many cool and quirky places to eat down the tight alleyways of Old Nice and various other parts of Nice too, you just gotta look a bit harder!
Where: 7 rue du Lycée 06000 NICE
Best For: Lunch & Dinner
Vegan Gorilla are a vegan and vegetarian restaurant with a focus on plant based, wholesome and fresh organic quality food. They have a seasonal ever changing menu with entrees, mains and desserts as well as fresh juices and desserts!
Check out there website: Vegan Gorilla
Comme Chez Moi
Where:42 Rue Droite, Nice, France
Best For: Dinner
You will find Comme Chez Moi nestled in Nice’s Old Town down one of the narrow alleyways. It’s quirky and only a small place but the food is delicious. They change the menu very frequently, so one week may be very different to the next but everything here is made fresh.
Where: 11 Place Massena, 06000 Nice, France
Best For: Breakfast, lunch and buffet
Visit Facebook page: So Green
For fresh healthy goodness in the form of yummy salads, juices, sandwiches plus other great snack pick-me-ups, So Green is your place. The salad bar alone is a popular enough reason to eat here with a wide array of vegetables, toppings and dressings to pick from to make a salad for your choice!
Where:2 rue Barillerie, 06300 Nice, France
What: French, Vegan, Vegetarian
For: Brunch & Lunch
If you are looking for a restaurant that is a little bit unique with fresh, organic and a straight-from-the-market kind of menu, this is a great place! They have a great selection of healthy foods to pick from.
Visit Facebook page: Café Marche
La Petite Table
Where: 26 Rue Pastorelli, 06000 Nice, France
What: Italian, French & Vegetarian
For: Breakfast & lunch
La Peite Table are a little café who specialise in Italian and vegetarian cuisine. The food is all homemade every day with quite a lot of veggie alternatives available other than just your ordinary salad! Although they aren’t opened for dinner, La Petite Table is a great place to check out for breakfast and lunch and grab a coffee too!
Visit website: La Petite Table
Where: 3 Rue D’Alsace-Lorraine | 06000 Nice Center, 06000 Nice CENTER Nice, France
What: Mediterranean, Vegan, Vegetarian
For: open for dinner & lunch
A cosy, unpretentious restaurant serving very flavoursome Mediterranean inspired food. All dishes are vegan unless you’d like meat added and the chef prepares the vegetarian food completely separate from the meat dishes. Alounak is also very affordable and you absolutely don’t need to be a vegan/vegetarian to enjoy this place!
Visit Website: Alounak