Being vegetarian doesn’t have to be a chore while travelling in Europe, as long as you know where to look. Geneva is known for its wide range of diverse restaurants and this includes a good selection of vegan and vegetarian-friendly establishments. Here’s our guide to 10 of the best ones.
Just within sight of the famous Genevan Jet d’eau, Qibi offers a range of delicious and creative vegan-friendly recipes, prepared by a Michelin-starred chef. Its bright and modern interior reflects its cutting-edge ethos to provide food for those wishing to eat healthily, well, and quickly. Sourcing local organic produce, they use ingredients such as quinoa and wakame to concoct inventive pastas and salads.
Address & telephone number: Qibi, 2 Rue de la Mairie, Geneva, Switzerland +41 22 700 44 12
While there may not be a vast range of vegetarian options at the luxurious, high-class Le Sesflo, it has a good variety of meat-free Italian pasta, risottos, and gnocch. What’s more, the quality of the food is exquisite, served in large portions, and matched by a lovely convivial atmosphere. With their extensive selection of wine, there’s also always a tipple to accompany your choice perfectly.
Address & telephone number: Le Sesflo, 16 Route de Florissant, Geneva, Switzerland +41 22 789 06 65
While not completely vegetarian in policy, the chefs at Les Mangeurs use local, organic produce to create an inventive menu that changes daily. There are always two plats du jour, one with and one without meat. They also have a range of fresh juices, local wines and beers, and homemade cordial brewed from flowers and plants from Geneva’s own parks.
Address & telephone number: Les Mangeurs, 6 Rue du Prieuré, Geneva, Switzerland +41 22 732 00 63
Just a few paces from the Grand Théatre and the Museum of Art History, Le Sunset is ideally located and offers a good range of vegan and vegetarian dishes. The menu ranges from vegetarian lasagne to tofu kebabs and also boasts a variety of large salads. The setting is relaxed, welcoming and chilled-out from the get go.
Address & telephone number: Le Sunset, 3 Rue Saint-Léger, Geneva, Switzerland +41 22 320 15 13
Ideally placed just a few minutes’ walk from the train station, Mu-Food offers a diverse range of vegan and vegetarian dishes, inspired from countries right across the globe. From an Indian vegetable korma to Vietnamese-style vegan wraps, they boast a good variety of inventive and unusual vegetarian recipes. Head down to enjoy all these exciting flavors in a warm and inviting atmosphere.
Address & telephone number: Mu-Food, 11 Rue de la Navigation, Geneva, Switzerland +41 22 906 40 47