Find a Vegetarian Lunch in Aix at Le Singe Vert
New to Aix’s dining scene, and therefore new to me, Le Singe Vert presents a stylish terrace, all rattan furniture and fresh flowers, to passers-by at the bottom end of the cours Mirabeau.
Stepping inside from the bustling sunny terrace felt like a quieter, more intimate dining experience which provided a sense of social distancing. Ideal for a leisurely catch-up with friends which was our aim. As a vegetarian, I was resigned to the usual salad. However, I was delighted that the daily specials included a vegetarian plat – navets boules d’or. Continue reading here to read about this vegetarian dish made with turnips and Lynne’s review of this restaurant.
Le Singe Vert (website)
15 Cours Mirabeau
Telephone: +33 (0)4 42 58 36 54
Aix Vegetarian Options
Please note these are small restaurants and bistros, it is always best to reserve a table in advance.
11, rue Chastel – a small street just behind the Place des Precheurs
There is outdoor seating as well as indoor. +33 (0)6 08 60 33 95
Open Tuesday-Saturday from 9h-15h for lunch, or stop in for a coffee and a piece of cake in the morning.
Aux Pates Fraiches
The food shop specializes in fresh pasta, made daily.
12 rue Laurent Fauchier
Telephone: +33 (0)4 42 26 23 74
Open Tuesday – Saturday 9h-19h
It’s on the street behind the Fontaine au Sanglier off of Place Richelme and the fish market.
Entre Midi et Deux
9 rue d’Italie
Monday – Saturday open for lunch (only)
Open from 12h – 15h
Telephone +33 (0)4 42 27 94 75
The chef at Entre Midi et Deux prepares two plats du jour daily. There is also a steak tartare, a tartare de dorade, entrecote, carpaccio (they come with fries!). There are two salads, one with encornets (squid) and a césar with chicken.
French Terms Food Sensitivities
Végétarien = vegetarian
Végétalien = vegan – although, the term vegan is becoming more common in France
Sans gluten = gluten-free
Sans lactose = lactose-free
Bio = organic
Menu non-stop = means that they serve all day long
Cru = raw
Telephone the restaurant in advance, if you can, to check that you can get something to eat to suit your diet. Here are some options for vegetarian and vegan dining on the French Riviera.