Healthy dining spots

Healthy food that is also a treat for the taste buds is absolutely possible! Whether you’re after vegetarian, vegan, organic or gluten free dishes, Geneva offers visitors a selection of wonderful eateries serving up indulgent yet balanced dishes to feed your body and soul. Keep reading to find out more.

Local bistro vibes at Café Mutin

This cute little restaurant in the Plainpalais district is designed to please. Settle into the cosy atmosphere, created with colourful and intimate spaces, for lunch, brunch or dinner. The 100% vegan menu serves up balanced dishes that are naturally indulgent.

These creative offerings shine the limelight on organic, local produce that respects both nature and the land. The menu at Café Mutin features the must-try vegan burger and crispy ravioli filled with vitelotte potatoes and red cabbage. Bonus: gluten free options are also available. 

Café Mutin
Café Mutin
Alive: holistic wellness

An all-encompassing experience awaits in this temple of wellness. Offering yoga and pilates classes, cooking workshops, a concept store and an entirely plant-based menu, Alive will win over lovers of healthy and balanced lifestyles.

Original dishes bursting with colour, created from fresh, organic and local produce, are served throughout the day. Give in and try the gazpacho of the day or the Cesar salad with breaded tofu and vegan parmesan. If you’re feeling hungry, try the burger served in charcoal bread or the cashew nut cheese wraps. For dessert, you’ll struggle to say no to the carrot cake and vrookie. 

Alive restaurant
Alive restaurant
Healthy lunches at Granola

With its two restaurants, Granola has taken on the city of Calvin. The menu offers something for everyone, serving meat, veggie, vegan, gluten-free and lactose-free dishes. You’ll love the lively and refreshing atmosphere at lunchtime. Settle into the ever so slightly minimalist spaces with friends and family and sip on a delicious cold pressed juice or house smoothie you can’t help but fall in love with.

You simply have to try the super bowls, the restaurant’s signature dish. Loaded with salmon, tuna or GRTA chicken, they make a complete and balanced meal. If you’ve got a sweet tooth, don’t miss out on the banana bread or chocolate cake – they’re irresistible!

Granola restaurant
Granola restaurant
Granola restaurant
Ou Bien Encore: the Geneva institution where you’ll eat well

Located in the bustling neighbourhood of Les Bains, this restaurant has been a destination for many years. One of the first to specialise in plant-based cuisine, since 2015 Ou Bien Encore has been serving up a treat for Genevans on the hunt for taste and balance.

Created with produce from local suppliers, the seasonal recipes offer a taste of faraway lands, indulgence and more indulgence still.  Savour tartes, sandwiches and salads – all totally vegan – bursting with colours and floral notes. Gluten and lactose-free pastries like the chocolate caramel fondant and the goji berry energy bar are perfect for lunch or a mid-afternoon treat.  

Ou bien encore restaurant
ou bien encore restaurant
Mu-Food guarantees escapism in Les Pâquis

With creations inspired by near and far, Mu-Food showcases produce grown in and around Geneva. Just steps from Cornavin train station, this vegetarian restaurant seduces with its indulgent and taste-filled dishes. Every lunchtime, discover the dish of the day, to eat in or take away.

Tapas are served from 6.30pm and then for dinner, a menu that evolves with the seasons. Dishes that are perfect for sharing and spending time together that your little ones will love as much as you. From the seasonal salad and house burger to the famous Joie Gras, tickle your taste buds with the joy of plants – and eating indulgently! You’ll be sure to fall in love with the gluten-free bread and vegan mayonnaise. 

La Cantina del Gusto: a chic vegetarian restaurant

Housed in the prestigious Hôtel Métropole, overlooking the English Garden, La Cantina del Gusto is the perfect spot for an exceptional buffet lunch…

Inspired by Italian cuisine, the offerings will transport your palate and eyes to the other side of the Alps. Vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free creations await, including fresh fruit and vegetable juices, verrines, salads, hot dishes and sweet treats… All masterminded by chef Alessandro Cannata. A refined and, above all else, indulgent moment to be shared in company. And savoured without moderation! 

Gusto restaurant
Gusto restaurant
Gusto restaurant
Wild Girls Deli, the restaurant bursting with colours

Located on the 6th floor of the Bongénie store in the heart of the shopping district, this restaurant is always busy. Wild Girls Deli awakens all the senses and invites us to discover an interplay of textures and new flavours. On the menu, healthy and witty dishes inspired by the cuisines of the world.

Must try: the pink tapioca crepe, naturally coloured with beetroot, and gluten and lactose free. The undisputed star of the establishment! Seasonal – vegetarian and vegan – salads, soups of the day and the famous avocado toast are also on offer and hard not to be ordered twice! 

Also discover the latest arrivals on the vegan scene: Envie Genève in the Plainpalais neighbourhood and Be Kind Café in the heart of La Jonction. 
Be kind restaurant
Be kind restaurant
Be kind restaurant

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