Health-conscious eating trends and a high foreign population mean that vegetarians and vegans visiting Luxembourg City will never go hungry. Most restaurants and bistros offer a selection of vegetarian dishes, but here are our favourite options to tempt your taste buds with local and international dishes, breakfast, and on-the-go snacks.
Bistro, Vegetarian, European, Pastries, Vegan, $$$
Coffee corner meets bakery meets healthy food in this delightful place offering vegan and vegetarian meals with a local touch. Freshly squeezed juices, breakfast bowls, baked treats or tea and cake make this an ideal pit stop to refuel quickly or relax with a book from their free library. Soups, salads, and curries are also available. Light, bright and fresh decor together with outdoor tables make this the perfect place to people-watch.
Restaurant, Vegetarian, Seafood, $$$
This vegetarian and seafood restaurant is nestled in an old cobbled street by the Plateau du Saint Esprit above the Grund area. The bright and colourful decor inside, coupled with simple wooden tables nicely spaced for privacy, give it a great evening atmosphere. Try out the soup, vitamin-packed plates of crudities, or tofu cordon bleu-style.
Bistro, European, Salad Bar, Vegetarian, Fusion, $$$
Happ believes in offering healthy products that promote a good quality of life, energy, and happiness. They not only offer a different menu each day, but you can view all of the ingredients they use for each dish such as their signature salads, hummus, and pizza. There are no additives or artificial colourings. While you can choose to add a meat option, the basic dishes are all vegetarian. Decor is fresh and clean with wooden tables.
Bloom Coffee Shop
Cafe, Dessert, Gluten-free, Vegetarian, Tea , Northern European, $$$
Stop off for a sweet treat such as a “kanelbullar”, a home-made cinnamon bun, or their gluten-free, chocolate chip, pecan and cranberry cookie with smooth coffee. You could also try their thick hot chocolate. For meals, go for avocado on toast or a red pepper and courgette quiche in this white and light little coffee shop.
Bistro, Coffee Shop, Contemporary, Vegetarian, Vegan, $$$
This simple and cosy little eatery near the main station is the ideal place for a quick breakfast or lunch. The menu changes regularly and includes vegan and gluten-free options like salads and soups, as well as vegan shepherd’s pie, tofu sweet and sour style, and sesame ramen noodle soup.
Bistro, Vegan, Vegetarian, $$$
You can relax in this modern chic bistro and soak up the sunshine in one of Luxembourg City’s fantastic squares. Food is locally sourced, organic, and with seasonal ingredients. You can try out a vegan version of traditional dish “bouneschlupp” (bean soup) or one of the delicious falafel platters served with French fries or tabbouleh and hummus. Vegetarian burgers and freshly squeezed juices – including the “green loop”, which incorporates spinach, apple, cucumber, pear and ginger – will perk you up after a day of sightseeing.
Bistro, Cafe, Vegan, Gluten-free, $$$
Raw juice, fresh soup, as well as main dishes and desserts that change daily are provided in this relaxed setting with lovely wooden decor. Daily specials include black beans with baked potato, cabbage and asparagus salad, as well as aubergine ragout with creamy polenta and roasted vegetables.
Bistro, Cafe, Smoothie Bar, Vegetarian, Salad Bar, $$$
Grab lunch on the go or eat in with food guaranteed to be 100% organic and 100% fresh. If you were partying last night, try the beetroot, mango and goji berry hangover cure with a fresh lunch bowl. Hot bowls include red curry and pasta, or the cold Buddha bowl mix of red quinoa, spinach, feta cheese and sunflower seeds. You can have breakfast on porridge or granola, or take out salads, wraps and soups. Food can also be delivered in the City. Wooden tables, cushions, and a huge amount of natural light make the atmosphere as healthy as the food.