Where to eat gluten-free and lactose-free bites
Since 2016, it has been mandatory for all restaurants in the EU to present a list of the 14 allergens that may be present in their food. While there are few restaurants entirely dedicated to gluten-free or lactose-free foods, there are plenty that offer alternatives on their menu.
The Luxembourg Association of Gluten Intolerants informs and encourages exchanges between people with celiac disease in Luxembourg. They have a full list of association member restaurants and offer gluten-free options on their menu. They also provide training for restaurants that want to incorporate more gluten-free alternatives and also offer several recipes on their website.
The website www.luxembourgsansgluten.com offers a gluten-free grocery store from the comfort of your home, or you can visit Naturalia Where Naturata both of which have a good range of gluten-free and lactose-free groceries, with multiple locations across the country.
Gluten-free and lactose-free restaurants
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Ideally located in the heart of Kayl Park, Eden Rose offers a 100% gluten-free gourmet menu. Focused on simplicity and seasonal Luxembourg cuisine, in a romantic setting, the restaurant has earned a note in the Michelin Guide. During the summer months you can enjoy afternoon tea with a range of gluten-free pastries and artisanal ice creams.
30 Rue du Moulin, 3660 Kayl
The activity derived from the Chocolate House is dedicated to pastries fully adapted to celiacs as well as pizzas and quiches. The location also has a workshop/workshop, where some of their chocolate is produced. The Chocolate House itself also serves gluten-free cheesecakes and croissants.
Oak is on a mission to make food that everyone can enjoy. All their dishes, which change daily and weekly, are plant-based, gluten-free, organic and made without palm oil. Avoiding lactose won’t be an issue here, whether you’re looking for a bite to eat or your afternoon caffeine.
43 Rue Goethe, 1637 Luxembourg
With locations in Luxembourg City and Belval, Beet is a plant-based café and restaurant that serves organic, consciously sourced, local and seasonal cuisine.
Beet is happy to adapt its burgers or mac ‘n’ cheese to gluten-free
Many of their dishes can be made gluten-free or lactose-free upon request, including their burgers and falafels, or the truffle macaroni and cheese. Seed coffee and bar is Beet’s little sister (also located in town) and offers lactose-free options for all coffee lovers.
City: 26 pl. William II, 1648 Luxemburg
Belval: 5 Av. des Hauts-Fourneaux, 4362 Esch-sur-Alzette
Seed: 5 Rue Chimay, 1333 Luxembourg
With convenient locations in both the Opkorn shopping center (Differdange) and the City Concorde (Bertrange), this Italian-inspired restaurant has a healthy portion of gluten-free pizzas and gnocchi on the menu. Eat on the spot, have your meals delivered or collect them.
Differdange: 1 Boulevard Emile Krieps, 4530 Differdange
Bertrange: 80 Rte de Longwy, 8060 Bertrange
With a few spots scattered around the city (Gare, Cloche d’Or and town), Victorine is a reliable source for eating gluten-free. About 40% of their ready meals, wraps, soups and take-out baked goods are gluten and lactose free.
City: 15 rue des Bains, 1212 Luxembourg
Station: 1, rue de Strasbourg, 1212 Luxembourg
Cloche d’Or: Rue Frédéric Guillaume Raiffaisen, 2411 Luxembourg
Glow offers gluten-free pastries
Coffee corner meets bakery and health food, with a gluten-free twist. Glow is your go-to address for a bit of everything – salty, sweet, caffeinated or juiced. Their menu changes daily and weekly and they also have a brunch once a month, with several gluten-free options.
2, rue Xavier de Feller
Don’t let the name fool you – while this all-day breakfast spot screams gluten-free, they pay a lot of attention to allergen-free meals and pastries that are nutritionally balanced. Choose between breakfast and lunch bowls, mueslis, granolas and various bars as well as specialty teas and coffees. To take away or to eat in one of their stylish addresses in Beggen or in the inner courtyard of the Théâtre des Capucins.
City: 11 pl. du Théâtre, 2613 Luxembourg
Beggen Atelier: 1-5, rue de Neuerburg, L-1221 Luxembourg
Gluten-free comfort food in the form of burgers and pasta can be found at Brasserie Schräinerei in southern Luxembourg. You can also get Bulmers, a gluten-free cider, all in an industrial-chic setting.
115a Rue Emile Marc, 4620 Differdange
If you’re craving Indian cuisine, New Delhi in Gasperich serves a number of dishes for people with food intolerances, with clear labelling. Dishes include butter chicken, tikka masala and different dahls.
165 Mühlenweg, 2155 Luxembourg
With a menu inspired by Indian and Japanese cuisines, Mesa Verde offers a wide range of dishes mainly based on vegetables and seafood that do not contain gluten or lactose, such as sushi, scampi and salmon skewers as well as vegetarian koftas.
11 Rue du St Esprit, 1475 Luxembourg
To quell your pancake cravings, the French gastropub Matelots is there for you. They serve traditional Breton crepes made with gluten-free buckwheat flour and various other French classics. Enjoy savory or sweet pancakes, with a wide variety of fillings. Just ask if you also want these lactose-free cakes.
7 Rue Louvigny, 1946 Luxembourg
Coffees with lactose-free options
For a dose of caffeine without intolerance, Florence specialty coffee rue Adolphe Fischer offers several plant-based dairy alternatives to accompany its conscious coffee. A little further down the street, Flowering coffee shop is also a safe bet for lactose-free drinks and gluten-free snacks in a trendy and bright atmosphere.
Urban coffee shop Ready on Avenue du Bois serves specialty coffees from around the world and also offers dairy-free alternatives, as does Golden bean coffee which has locations in Kirchberg, in the Gare district as well as in Cloche D´Or and Belval.
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