gluten free and coeliac friendly destinations

Complete Guide to Travelling on a Gluten-Free Diet 2018

(Last updated: June 2018)

At Lovemore we believe that you shouldn’t have to settle for anything less than perfect simply for following a free from diet, and that includes your travel plans!

Whether you’re travelling abroad for business or pleasure, your experience should be an enjoyable one, however trying to follow a gluten-free diet whilst travelling can be a challenge and create a lot of stress. This guide aims to identify hotels, restaurants, retail outlets and brands of 50 countries that are all suitable for Coeliacs

Are you a gluten free restaurant, hotel or retailer in one of the countries below? Get in touch with us on social media to be added!

 

 

DISCLAIMER - DO NOT RELY ON THIS INFORMATION

This guide has been produced in good faith and curated from a number of other websites for the convenience of our website visitors. Lovemore are not a medical or professional body and the information provided here should not be treated as a substitute for medical advice. Every endeavour has been made to ensure that the information in this guide is accurate and up to date at the time of printing. However, Lovemore is not in a position to guarantee the accuracy or currency of such information and does not accept responsibility for its use or misuse. DO NOT RELY ON THIS INFORMATION. Instead make contact with the relevant foreign coeliac organisation for accurate and up-to-date advice.

 

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Argentina

Gluten Free Brands in Argentina: Celigourmet, Kapac and Celivery.

Gluten Free Retailers in Argentina: Leshop, Walmart, Carrefour, Celiaca, Jumbo.

Gluten Free Restaurants in Argentina: Mishiguene, Buenos Aires Verde, Chila, St.Regis Restaurant, Naturaleza Sabia, Cafe Martinez, Sintaxis, as well as large International chains. As always be wary of contamination and ask the chef if in doubt.

Gluten Free Hotels in Argentina: Hotel Argenta Tower, Marcel De Buenos Aires and Hotel Cap Polonio all cater to those following a gluten-free diet.

Information: All gluten-free food will be labelled as ‘libre de gluten’ however watch out for the word ‘Milanesa’ which means breaded. Churrasco is a popular dish in Argentina which is grilled steak and suitable for Coeliacs however it may have been prepared differently so make sure you check with the chef.
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Australia

Gluten Free Brands in Australia: Don’t panic! Lovemore Gluten Free Foods can be found in Australia, Country Life, Vitality Bakehouse, Moores, Zhender, Old Time Bakery Tannour Bread, Orgran, Freedom Foods, Naturally Good, Kez’s, Leda, Patties and Melinda.

Retailers of Gluten Free Foods in Australia: Coles, Safeway, IGA and FoodWorks

Gluten Free Restaurants in Australia: International chains such as McDonalds, Nando’s, Taco Bills and Hungry Jacks offer gluten free options. Delhicious Cuisine, Gluten Free Cafe Newport, Finiky Fresh Gluten Free, Marie Anita’s and Restaurant 317 are all suitable for Coeliacs.

Gluten Free Hotels in Australia: Adelphi Hotel, Crowne Plaza Melbourne, Fraser Suites, Novotel, Radisson, Mercure and Hilton all provide gluten-free options, make sure you inform the staff of your requirements before check-in.

Information: Australia is very aware of coeliac disease so finding products and places to eat shouldn’t be too difficult.
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Austria

Gluten Free Brands in Austria: Schaer, DS-Food, Orgran and Procelli.

Gluten Free Retailers in Austria: Reformhaus, Drogerie Markt, Natur and Reform.

Gluten Free Restaurants in Austria: Zum Wohl, Alla Salute, Gasthaus Nestroy, Restaurant Führich, Restaurant Weinhaus have gluten free options.

Gluten Free Hotels in Austria: B&B Hotel Bergjuwel, Gasthof Zillertal, Hotel Schweizerhof, Hotel Imperial, Sacher Salzburg.

Information: All gluten free food will be labelled as ‘Glutenfrei’ however wheat is a major part of Austrian food so products and dishes to avoid are: Wiener Schnitzel, Cordon Bleu, Faschierte Laibchen, Fleischlaibchen and all sausages.
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Balearic Islands

Gluten Free Gluten Free Brands in the Balearic Islands:  Orgran, Schar, Beiker, Procelli and Valpiform

Gluten Free Retailers in Balearic Islands: Alcampo, Carrefour, El Cortes, Mercadona and OpenCor

Gluten Free Restaurants in the Balearic Islands: St Lorenzo Tapas Glutenfree, l’ambigu, Santosha, Temple Natura, The Crow’s Nest Mallorca.

Gluten Free Hotels in the Balearic Islands:  Hotel Cala Millor Garden, Hipotels Hipocampo Palace, Hotel Bon Sol.

Information: All gluten free food will be labelled as ‘sin gluten’ and watch out for the word ‘Milanesa’ which means breaded.
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Belgium

Gluten Free Brands in Belgium: Schaer, Noglut Meat Products, Bi Aglut, Glutabye, Orgran, Valpiform and Moilas.

Gluten Free Retailers in Belgium: Revogan and MPR Food.

Gluten Free Restaurants in Belgium: The Sister Brussels Cafe, Greenway, Dolce Amaro, La Villa Lorraine, Le Chalet De La Foret.

Gluten Free Hotels in Belgium: Crowne Plaza, Hotel de Firelant, Hotel Esperance, Hotel Sofitel.

Information: French and Flemish are the languages primarily spoken in Belgium so look out for labels that read either ‘glutenvrij’ or ‘sans gluten’ which both mean gluten free.
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Bulgaria

Gluten Free Brands in Bulgaria: Schaer.

Gluten Free Retailers in Bulgaria: Billa, Piccadilly, Fantastico and Famila.

Gluten Free Restaurants in the Bulgaria: Soul Kitchen, The Irish Harp, Incanto, Agarta Restaurant, Hemingway.

Gluten Free Hotels in Bulgaria: Villa Andrea, Flamingo Grand, Hotel Orlovetz, Hotel Riu Helios, Helena Sands Hotel.

Information: Typically Bulgarian cooking is gluten-free however preparation methods may vary so make sure you check.
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Canary Islands

Gluten Free Brands in the Canary Islands: Orgran, Schar and Procelli.

Gluten Free Retailers in the Canary Islands: Alcampo, Carrefour, El Cortes Inglés, OpenCor and Mercadona.

Gluten Free Restaurants in the Canary Islands: Oliver’s With A Twist, Taste Sin Gluten, Cinque Sensi, Restaurante Valle de Mogan, La Cabana.

Gluten Free Hotels in the Canary Islands: Cordial Mogan Playa, Marina Suites, Club Jandia Princess, Aequora Lanzarote Suites.

Information: All gluten free food will be labelled as ‘sin gluten’.
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Chile

Gluten Free Brands in Chile: Pannaderia el Pueblo, Nutrisa and Ambrofoli Chocolate.

Gluten Free Retailers in Chile: Wall-Mart, Lider, Unimarc, Tottus, Jumbo and Klantserrat.

Gluten Free Restaurants in Chile: Bar Italia, La Gringa Bakery, Lenga Restaurant, The White Rabbit, Cafe del Poeta.

Gluten Free Hotels in Chile: Lodge Andino Terrantai, Costa Azul, Hotel Frontera, Taha Tai Hotel, Hotel Puku Vai

Information: No allergen labelling is available so check the ingredients carefully, look for ‘sin gluten’. Corn and quinoa are gluten free grains that are used a lot in local dishes such as Arroz con pollo, Ceviche and Pastel de choclo, making them excellent choices for Coeliacs.
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China

Gluten Free Brands in China: Know of any gluten free brands in China? Let us know!

Gluten Free Retailers in China: April Gourmet and Jenny Lou sometimes stock gluten-free products however they are limited and can take several months to come back in stock.

Gluten Free Restaurants in China: Mana! Fast Slow Food, Sweet Secrets, Pizza Express, DiVino Patio, Maya Cafe Mediterranean Lifestyle.

Gluten Free Hotels in China: Aman at Summer Palace, Hilton, Intercontinental Suzhou, Grand Hyatt Guangzhou, Swissotel Gran Shanghai.

Information: There is next to no awareness of Coeliac disease in China which means you’ll need to be extra prepared. Make sure you avoid meals using soy sauce, or ask the chef to prepare your dish without it. Congee, vegetable stir fries and steamed rice are all suitable for Coeliacs.
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Croatia

Gluten Free Brands in Croatia:: Schaer.

Gluten Free Retailers in Croatia: Billa, Konzum, GM and Pharma.

Gluten Free Restaurants in Croatia: Toto’s Burger Bar, Nonica, Vis a Vis by Vincek, Pizzeria Pizzara, Porto Culinarium.

Gluten Free Hotels in Croatia: Hotel Croatia Cavtat, Tui Sensimar Adriatic Beach Resort, Hotel Eden, Valamar Zagreb Hotel.

Information: All gluten free products will be labelled ‘ne sadrzi gluten’ however coeliac disease is not well known so make sure you are prepared.
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Czech Republic

Gluten Free Brands in the Czech Republic: Orgran, Celihope, Novalim and Schar.

Gluten Free Retailers in  the Czech Republic: Albert, Delvita, Globus, Hypernova, Plus Discount, Penny Market, Tesco, LS Zetis and Country Life.

Gluten Free Restaurants in the Czech Republic: Alriso Risotteria Italiana, Lavande Restaurant, Uno, La Strada Restaurant and Pizzeria, Agave Restaurant.

Gluten Free Hotels in  the Czech Republic: Art Nouveau Palace Hotel, BoHo Prague Hotel, Falkensteiner Hotel, Hilton, Tivoli Hotel.

Information: All gluten free products will be labelled as ‘bezlepkovy’. Wheat is added to most dishes in Czech cuisine so be careful and watch out for these ingredients: mouka pšenice žito ječmen oves and pšeničný škrob.
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Cyprus

Gluten Free Brands in  the Cyprus: Schaer, Barkat, Finax and Semper

Gluten Free Retailers in  the Cyprus: Carrefour, Alpha Mega, Orphanides, E&S Superstores, Metro.

Gluten Free Restaurants in Cyprus: Theta Cuisine, Smoothie and Sweetie, Porto Bello, Levant Restaurant, Maquam Al Sultan.

Gluten Free Hotels in Cyprus: Louis Ledra Beach, Aldiana Cyprus, Almyra Hotel, Nestor Hotel, Napa Plaza Hotel.

Information: Be wary of cross contamination and avoid foods containing bulgur wheat such as Pourgouri and pilaf.
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Denmark

Gluten Free Brands in Denmark: Schar, Fria, Organ, Glutano, Dove’s Farm, Larbjerg, Molias, Valpiform, Procelli, Finax.

Gluten Free Retailers in Denmark:  Irma, Kvickly, Fotex, Lovbjerg.

Gluten Free Restaurants in Denmark: Landbageriet, Cafe Piccolina, The Organic Boho, La Galette, Social.

Gluten Free Hotels in Denmark: Savoy Hotel, Andersen Boutique Hotel, Scandais Kolding, Phoenix Copenhagen, Ibsens Hotel.

Information: All gluten free food will be labelled as ‘glutenfri’.
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Dubai

Guten Free Brands in Dubai: Skinny Gennie

Gluten Free Retailers in  Dubai: Spinneys, Waitrose, Holland & Barrett, Lulu’s, Almaya, Carrefour, Choithrans.

Gluten Free Restaurants in Dubai: Al Sarab Rooftop Lounge, Al Dawaar, Indie Restaurant and Lounge, Mazina, Amaseena.

Gluten Free Hotels in Dubai: Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Atlantis The Palm, Raffles Dubai, The Ritz Carlton, Waldorf Astoria.

Information: Ensure you check all the ingredients carefully as there is no allergen labelling, however people are aware of Coeliac disease so Gluten Free Restaurants and hotels should be able to cater to your 
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Egypt

Gluten Free Brands in Eygpt: Know of gluten free brands in Eygpt? Let us know!

Gluten Free Retailers in Eygpt:  Know of gluten retailers in Eygpt? Let us know!

Gluten Free Restaurants Eygpt: Eish and Malh, Puddleduck Bar and Restaurant, The Lantern Room, Zooba, Sofra Restaurant and Cafe.

Gluten Free Hotels in Eygpt: Port Ghailb, Dahab Paradise, The Oberoi Sahl Hasheesh, Hilton Marsa Alam Nubian Resort, Sunrise Holidays Resort.

Information: There is no awareness of Coeliac disease in Egypt however large chains of restaurants and hotels can accommodate your gluten-free needs.
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Estonia

Gluten Free Brands in Estonia: Schar, Semper, Organ, Provena, Peak’s Free From, Molias, Fria.

Gluten Free Retailers in Estonia: Selver, Solaris, Prisma, Stockmann and Coop stores.

Gluten Free Restaurants in Estonia: Kivi Paper Kaarid, Elevant, NOP, La Tabla and Reval Cafe Restaurant.

Gluten Free Hotels in  Estonia: Tampere Maja, Original Sokos Hotel Viru, Hotel Palace, The Three Sisters and Hotel Schlossle.

Information: Many Estonian dishes and products will contain gluten as there is little awareness of Coeliac disease so look out for these ingredients: Gluteen, Oder, Nisu, Kaer, Jahu and Rukis.
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Gluten Free Brands in Finland: Lovemore Gluten Free Foods can be found in Finland as can Semper, Glutafinm Schar, Finax, Gultano and Farina.

Gluten Free Retailers in Finland: Lidl, Spar, K Supermarket, K Citymarket, Alepa, Tokmanni.

Gluten Free Restaurants in Finland: Roots Helsinki, Mari’s Smoothie, Pella’s Cafe, Restaurant Otso Akaslompolo, B-Smokery.

Gluten Free Hotels in  Finland: Scandic Paasi, Scandic Grand Marina, Hotel Kamp, Holiday Club Saimaa, Scandic Simonkentta.

Information: Finland are very away of Coeliac disease so there are a lot of menu choices and all products that are gluten free are labelled as ‘gluteeniton’. You should have no problems following a gluten-free diet in Finland.
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Fiji

Gluten Free Brands  in Fiji: Orgran.

Gluten Free Retailers in Fiji: New World The Marina Deli and Bulaccino will occasionally sell gluten-free products however they are in short supply.

Gluten Free Restaurants in Fiji: Sanasana Restaurant, Skinny Bean Cafe, The Flame Tree, Beach Cocomo Cafe' and Tu’s Place.

Gluten Free Hotels in Fiji: Hilton Fiji Beach Resort and Spa, The Warwick Fiji, Octopus Resort, Lomani Island Resort and Sheraton Denarau Villas.

Information: There are many gluten free meals you can enjoy in Fiji as a lot of the dishes primarily contain seafood, fresh fruit and vegetables.
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France

Gluten Free Brands in France: Lovemore Gluten Free Foods can be found in France, Orgran, Schar, Glutano, Bi-Aglut, Procelli, Valpiform.

Gluten Free Retailers in in France:  Bio Coop, La Vie Claire, Carrefour, Monoprix, Naturalia, Geant Casino, LeClerc.

Gluten Free Restaurants in France: Planet Hollywood, Cafe Pinson, Noglu, La Coutinelle, Le P'tit Troquet.

Gluten Free Hotels in in France:  Chateau de Villars, Hattonchatel Chateau, Les Touches, Vienna House Dream Castle Paris, Hotel Les Lutins.

Information: All gluten free products will be labelled as ‘sans gluten’. If you’re planning on visiting Disneyland Paris make sure you let them know of your dietary needs at least 72 hours in advance.
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Gluten Free Brands in Germany: Lovemore Gluten Free Foods can be found in Germany, Orgran, Schar, Dietary Specials, 3 Pauly, Schnitzer Brau.

Gluten Free Retailers in  Germany: Lidl, Spar, Edeka, Penny, Globus, Tegut, Norma, Migros, Kaufland.

Gluten Free Restaurants Germany: Simela, Isabella Glutenfreie Patisserie, Schnitzelei, Hard Rock Cafe Munich, Rudolph's.

Gluten Free Hotels in Germany:  Rheinhotel, Hotel Mercure Munich Altstadt, Steigenberger Hotel Berlin, Hotel Burgschmiet, Hotel Laimer Hof.

Information: All gluten free products will be labelled as ‘Glutenfrei’.
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Greece

Gluten Free Brands in Greece: Schar and Harisin.

Gluten Free Retailers in Greece:  Know of gluten free retailers in Greece? Let us know!

Gluten Free Restaurants Greece: Avocado, Rosy’s, Taverna Andreas, Ambrosia, Gastrodromio En Olimpo.

Gluten Free Hotels in Greece:  Casa Cook Rhodes, lti Louis Grand Hotel, Corfu Holiday Palace, Sani Beach, The Island Hotel.

Information: Knowledge of Coeliac disease is limited however the food is labelled subject to the EU regulations. Ensure you check how your food is prepared.
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Hungary

Gluten Free Brands in Hungary: Lovemore Gluten Free Foods can be found in Hungary, Dietary Specials, Schar, Orgran, 3 Pauly.

Gluten Free Retailers in Hungary: Alter Food Allergy Store, TACs and Kaiser.

Gluten Free Restaurants Hungary: Free! Gluten free Bakery, Etna Ristorante & Pizzeria, Bistro Fine, Drop Restaurant, Due Fratelli.

Gluten Free Hotels in Hungary: Hotel Palazzo Zichy, Hotel Moments Budapest, Bohem Art Hotel, Aria Hotel Budapest by Library Hotel Collection, Hotel Parlament.

Information: All gluten free products will be labelled as ‘Glutenmentes’.
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Iceland

Gluten Free Brands in Iceland: Orgran.

Gluten Free Retailers in Iceland: Kronan, Bonus, Hagkaup, Helisuhusid, Kostur, Noatun.

Gluten Free Restaurants in Iceland: Glo, Icelandic Fish & Chips, Kaffitar, Harry's Reykjavik, Old Iceland Restaurant.

Gluten Free Hotels in Iceland: Grand Hotel Reykjavik, Northern Light Inn, Canopy by Hilton Reykjavik City Centre, Guesthouse Sunna, Skuggi Hotel by Keahotels.

Information: There are several options to shop for gluten free products, however look out for these words on the ingredients list: bygg, hveiti, hafra, rugmjol, as these mean barley, wheat, oats and rye.
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Ireland

Gluten Free Brands in Ireland: Lovemore Foods, Orgran, Juvela, Barkat, Kelkin, Mulligans, Village Bakery, Honeybuns, Hodgins, Giusto, Little Poland.

Gluten Free Retailers in Ireland:  Tesco, Dunnes Store, Fresh, Superquinn, Supervalu.

Gluten Free Restaurants in Ireland: Jenny's Kitchen Gluten Free Bakery, The Bay Tree, da Mario Ristorante Italiano, Beshoff Bros, The Tea Rooms at Duckett's Grove.

Gluten Free Hotels in Ireland: Riverfield Farmhouse, Strandhill Lodge and Suites Hotel, Ballygarry House Hotel & Spa, The Connacht Hotel,Clanree Hotel.

Information: Coeliac disease is widely known in Ireland so there are plenty of gluten free products and menu options.
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Italy

Gluten Free Brands in Italy: Glutano, Schar, Farina, Finac, Nutana, Semper, Glutafin.

Gluten Free Retailers in Italy: Carrefour, Lidl, Spar, Billa, Romstal.

Gluten Free Restaurants in Italy: Mama Eat Roma, GluFree Bakery, Ciro and Sons, Aragon, La Soffitta Renovatio.

Gluten Free Hotels in Italy: Hotel Gallo, Hotel Nevada, Princeps Boutique Hotel, Sa Inza, Hotel Villa Edera & La Torretta.

Information: Coeliac disease is widely known in Italy with many Gluten Free Restaurants catering to those following a gluten free diet. All gluten free products are labelled as ‘Senza glutine’.
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Japan

Gluten Free Brands in Japan: Meiji Chocolate.

Gluten Free Retailers in Japan: National Azabu and Nissin World Delicatessen have a limited amount of gluten free items, however rice flour, potato flour and corn flour can be found easily.

Gluten Free Restaurants in Japan: Glutenfree Cafe Littlebird, Sugar Hill Kyoto, Heianraku, Choice, Fortune Garden Kyoto.

Gluten Free Hotels in Japan: Andaikan, Kijitei Hoeiso, Aqua Alpine Hakuba. Make sure you contact your hotel in advance to let them know your dietary needs so that they can accommodate you.

Information: Japan has very little to no awareness of Coeliac disease however a lot of traditionally japanese dishes such as sushi, Yakiniku and Hokke are gluten free as long as it is served without soy sauce. Look out for the words ‘Komugi’ which means wheat and ‘shioyu’ which means soy.
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Malaysia

Gluten Free Brands in Malaysia: Orgran, Freedom Foods, Kassel, Healtheries, Leda, Bob’s Red Mill.

Gluten Free Retailers in Malaysia: Tesco, Cold Storgae, Isetan.

Gluten Free Restaurants in Malaysia: Chilli Vanilla, Red Tomato, Prego, Manja, China House.

Gluten Free Hotels in Malaysia: Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort & Spa, The Andaman, Legoland Malaysia Resort, Traders Hotel, The Danna Langkawi.

Information: Coeliac disease is not commonly known in Malaysia, watch out for dishes that include soy sauce and remember in remote parts of the country people may not understand you but will likely answer ‘yes’ to your questions to try and be helpful.
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Malta

Gluten Free Brands in Malta: Lovemore Gluten Free Foods can be found in Malta, Schar, Giusto, Pataks, Le Veneziane Pasta, Sun-Sol

Gluten Free Retailers in Malta: Scotts Supermarket, Park Towers, Chain Market, Smart Supermarket.

Gluten Free Restaurants in Malta: The Boathouse, Fresco's Cafe & Restaurant, Piadina Caffe, Sottozero the Gelato Factory, Mezzaluna Pizzeria and Restaurant.

Gluten Free Hotels in Malta: db Seabank Resort + Spa, Hilton Malta, The Victoria Hotel, Excelsior Grand Hotel, Ramla Bay Resort.

Information: People are aware of Coeliac disease in Malta so you’ll be able to easily find several gluten free brands in supermarkets. However dishes to avoid are Bragioli, Timpana, Pastizzi and Imqarrun.
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Mexico

Gluten Free Brands in Mexico: Know of gluten free brands in Mexico? Let us know!

Gluten Free Retailers in Mexico: Walmart, Superama, Chedraui, Comercial Mexicana.

Gluten Free Restaurants Mexico: La Otilia gluten free bakery, Yah-Yah Sayulita Cafe, Burrito Amor, Chaya & Cacao, Toscana Mia.

Gluten Free Hotels in Mexico: El Dorado Royale by Karisma, Excellence Playa Mujeres, Dreams Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa, Hotel Riu Palace Pacifico, Secrets Vallarta Bay Puerto Vallarta.

Information: Coeliac disease is not well known in Mexico and not all manufacturers list the ingredients on the packaging, look out for these phrases ‘contiene gluten’, ‘puede contener trigo’ and ‘manufacturado en instalaciones que procesan trigo’ which all mean they are unsuitable for Coeliacs.
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New Zealand

Gluten Free Brands in New Zealand: Purebread, Organic Bakeworks, Venerdi Bakery, Marx, Elocin Speciality Foods.

Gluten Free Retailers in New Zealand: Woolworths Supermarkets, Fresh Choice, Epsom, New World, Commonsense, Greenlane, Glen Innes, Pak n’ Save and Huckleberry Farms.

Gluten Free Restaurants New Zealand: Santeez Cafe, The Factory Smokehouse & Grill, Bespoke Kitchen, Vudu Cafe & Larder, Erik's Fish and Chips.

Gluten Free Hotels in New Zealand: Earthstead Villas, Novotel Auckland Ellerslie Hotel, Chateau Tongariro Hotel, Hilton Auckland, Richmond Guest House.

Information: New Zealand is aware of coeliac disease and its cuisine is very international so finding restaurants and products that are suitable shouldn’t be too problematic.
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Norway

Gluten Free Brands in Norway: Orgran, Schar, 3 Pauly, Dietary Specials, Livwell.

Gluten Free Retailers in Norway: 7- Eleven, Life, Sunkost.

Gluten Free Restaurants Norway: Glunot, Sostrene Fryd, Mamma Pizza,Olivia Aker Brygge, Baker Hansen.

Gluten Free Hotels in Norway: Thon Hotel Rosenkrantz, Scandic Stavanger City, Clarion Hotel The Edge, Best Western Karl Johan Hotell, Fleischer's Hotel.

Information: All products suitable for Coeliacs will be labelled as ‘glutenfritt’.
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Pakistan

Gluten Free Brands Pakistan: Sin Gluten, Ener-G, Bob’s Red Mill, Dove’s Farm.

Gluten Free Retailers in Pakistan: Daali Earth Foods, Eesa G, Islamabad.

Gluten Free Restaurants Pakistan: N'ecos Natural Store & Cafe.

Gluten Free Hotels in Pakistan: Pearl Continental Lahore. Make sure you contact the hotel you are staying in to let them know about your dietary needs.

Information: Coeliac disease is not widely known so there is a limited availability on products. Avoid all breads and ingredients that include these words: Ata, Daliya, Gardam, Chawa.
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Poland

Gluten Free Brands in Poland: Profi, Amki Natural, Eat K, Adama, Sonko, Kupiec, Konspol.

Gluten Free Retailers in Poland: Aldi, Lidl, Tesco Extra, Netto, Real, Billa, Auchan, Biedronka.

Gluten Free Restaurants in Poland: La Cantina, Cakester Cafe Krakow, Miazsz, Krowarzywa Vegan Burger, La Grande Mamma.

Gluten Free Hotels in Poland: Cafe Mlynek Bed & Breakfast, Wielopole Hotel, Hotel Galaxy, Hotel Maksymilian,  Sofitel Warsaw Victoria.

Information: There is some awareness of Coeliac disease in Poland, however there are many foods to look out for and avoid such as, Wiener Schnizel, all sausages, Fascierte Laibchen, Cordon Bleu, Fleischlaibchen and soups can also be a risk as flour is usually added to thicken them.
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Portugal

Gluten Free Brands in Portugal: Orgran, Schar, 3Pauly, No Glut, Valpiform.

Gluten Free Retailers in Portugal: Pingo Doce.

Gluten Free Restaurants in Portugal: Zarzuela, Cafe Galeria House of Wonders, Senhor Frogs Pizzeria, Choco & Mousse, Zenith Brunch & Cocktails Bar.

Gluten Free Hotels in Portugal: Enotel Lido Madeira, VidaMar Resort Hotel Madeira, Vilamoura Garden Hotel, Hilton Vilamoura As Cascatas Golf Resort & Spa, Jupiter Algarve Hotel.

Information: Coeliac disease is not very well known but all products that are suitable for Coeliacs will be labelled as ‘Sem gluten’.
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Romania

Gluten Free Brands in Romania: Schar, Sam Mills, Monte Banato.

Gluten Free Retailers in Romania: Real, Cora, Carrefour, Kaufland.

Gluten Free Restaurants in Romania: Belli Siciliani, Pasta Restaurant - Victoriei, Biofresh Restaurant Vegetarian and Vegan, Caru' cu bere, the ARTIST, Aubergine Restaurant.

Gluten Free Hotels in Romania: Hotel Saint-Germain, Hotel Pestera, Akasha Wellness Retreat, Novotel Bucarest City Centre, Ramada Bucharest Majestic Hotel.

Information: There is little to no awareness of Coeliac disease, however many traditional dishes in Romania are gluten free, always check with the chef if you are unsure.
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Russia

Gluten Free Brands in Russia: Schar, Gullon, Farmo, Glutano, Racio and Heinz.

Gluten Free Retailers in Russia:

Moscow - Marija (www.dietica.ru).

St Petersburg - Best outlet for gluten free foods: Dieticheaskoye pitaniye

Kirovskjj, Elbi, Deti, Perekrestok, Hypermarket Okej.

Gluten Free Restaurants in Russia: Large international chains generally offer western style buffets, but be careful of contamination from serving utensils. If in doubt ask the chef for assistance.

Moscow: (All Vegan Friendly) Verde cafe, Ra Family, One Teaspoon, Zafferano, Fresh

St Petersburg: Ukrop Cafe, RA Family Raw Vegan Cafe, Tandoor, Romeo's Bar & Kitchen, Mamalyga.

Gluten Free Hotels in Russia: Crowne Plaza Moscow World Trade Centre, Hilton Moscow Leningradskaya, Iris Congress Hotel.

Information: Coeliac disease is not well known in Russia, so it is important to ensure that you are well prepared before you travel.
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Saudi Arabia

Gluten Free Brands in Saudi Arabia: Orgran products may be available in some outlets. For further details contact Optimal Health (tel: 00966 1 2178243).

Gluten Free Retailers in Saudi Arabia: Know of a gluten free retailer in Saudi Arabia? Let us know!

Gluten Free Restaurants Saudi Arabia: Al Orjouan, The Globe, Cafe Bateel, Piatto, Nozomi Riyadh.

Gluten Free Hotels in Saudi Arabia: Large international chains generally offer western style buffets, but be careful of contamination from serving utensils. If in doubt ask the chef for assistance.

Information: Khobz is similar to pitta bread and Shawarma is a type of wrap. Most dishes are likely to be served with pitta bread.
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Serbia

Gluten Free Brands in Serbia: Dr. Schär, Sam Mills, Alnatura, Schneekoppe, Perutnina Ptuj, Nestle Cipiripi.

Gluten Free Retailers in Serbia: supermarkets such as DM, Mega Roda, IDEA, Mercator and health food shops including Maslina and Bio Špajz.

Gluten Free Restaurants Serbia: 

Belgrade (GF and Vegan): Radost Fina Kuhinjica, Bistro Grad Hometown Food, Voulez-Vous Cafe Restaurant, Mala Fabrika Ukusa

Novi Sad (GF and Vegan): Project 72 Wine&Deli, Fish & Zelenish, Cafe Veliki, Savoca Pizzeria & Ristorante,

Gluten Free Hotels in Serbia: Know of gluten free friendly hotels in Serbia? Let us know!

Information: Have a look at the following site for a printable restaurant card that can be presented in Serbian restaurants and cafes: http://www.celiactravel.com/cards/serb/.
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Singapore

Gluten Free Brands Singapore: Freedom Foods, Orgran and Realfoods.

Gluten Free Retailers in Singapore: Cold Storage – Market Place www.coldstorage.com.sg and NTUC Fairprice.

Gluten Free Restaurants Singapore: Entre-Nous creperie, Joie by Dozo, Peach Blossoms (Marina Mandarin), My Awesome Cafe.

Gluten Free Hotels in Singapore: At https://www.fairmont.com/singapore/ gluten free meals can be specially prepared.

Information: Coeliac disease is uncommon amongst the Oriental Asian population. If you are travelling in remote areas, local people may not be able to read. Many people in much of Asia, due to their friendly and helpful nature, answer yes to everything even if they don’t understand you.
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Slovenia

Gluten Free Brands in Sovenia: Glutano, Schar and Orgran.

Gluten Free Retailers in Sovenia: Interspar, Mercator and Drogerie Markt.

Gluten Free Restaurants Sovenia:  

Ljubljana (Both GF and Vegan): Restavracija Cubo, Restavracija Strelec, Fari's Delice, Odprta Kuhna.

Gluten Free Hotels in Sovenia: Know of gluten free friendly hotels in Slovenia? Let us know!

Information: In 2015, among patients with celiac disease and members of the Slovenian Celiac Association, information was circulated that in a number of catering establishments there is quite a confusion and inaccuracy in the labelling of gluten in portions. Read the full article at http://drustvo-celiakija.si/zps (needs to be translated).
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South Africa

Gluten Free Brands in South Africa: Gluten, Schar and Orgran.

Gluten Free Retailers in South Africa: Checkers, Super Spar, Pick and Pay, Woolworths, Dischem, Reformhaus and Nutribalance Centre, Entice Products, Diana’s Munchies and Paolo Confectioners

Gluten Free Restaurants South Africa: 

Johannesburg (GF and Vegan): Clico Restaurant, Quills, Plaka Restaurant Cresta, Ristorante La Trinita, The Big Mouth.

Gluten Free Hotels in South Africa: Know of gluten free friendly hotels in South Africa? Let us know!

Information: Maize meal (gluten free) is a staple food so lookout for; Pap (maize meal porridge), Biltong (air dried meat), Potjlekos (a slow cooked stew), Mealies (maize bread). Be on the lookout for Bobotie which includes soaked bread.
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Spain

Gluten Free Brands Spain: Beiker, Procelli, Valipform, Orgran and Schar.

Gluten Free Retailers in Spain: Alcampo, El Corte Ingles, Eroski, Mercadona, Carrefour, Hipercor and Simply.

Gluten Free Restaurants  Spain:

Madrid (Gluten free and vegan friendly): Kathmandu Tandoori House Nepali & Indian Cuisine,

Level Veggie Bistro, Okashi Sanda, La Encomienda.

Gluten Free Hotels in Spain: Know of gluten free friendly hotels in Spain? Let us know!

Information: ‘Sin gluten’ in Spanish translates as ‘without gluten’ so look out for this label on packaging.
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Sweden

Gluten Free Brands in Sweden: Glutano, Orgran, Dietary Specials and Fria.

Gluten Free Retailers in Sweden: COOP, ICA, Vi, Hemkop, Konsum and Axfood.

Gluten Free Restaurants Sweden:  

Stockholm (Gluten free and vegan friendly): Bar Nombre, Masala Masala, Lilla Ego, Gastrologik.

Gluten Free Hotels in Sweden: Adlon Hotell, Best Western Hotel Bentleys, Best Western Hotel Karlaplan, Best Western Kom Hotel.

Additional Information: ‘Gluten Fri’ in Swedish translates as ‘gluten free’ so look out for this label on packaging.
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Switzerland

Gluten Free Brands in Switzerland: Lovemore Gluten Free Foods can be found in Switzerland, Dietary Specials, Procelli, Schar, Glutano, Orgran and Valpiform, Recettes de Celiane, Nature & Cie and Valpiform.

Gluten Free Retailers in Switzerland: Migros, Carrefour, Coop and Manor.

Gluten Free Restaurants Switzerland: 

Zurich (both GF and Vegan): Tamarind Hill Indian Restaurant, Marktkuche

Hiltl, Haus zum Rueden.

Gluten Free Hotels in Switzerland: Beau-Rivage, Grand Hotel Kempinski Geneva, Hotel Bristol, Hotel de la Cigogne.

Information: Be alert to the following labels on food packaging: ‘sans gluten’ (French), ‘gluten frei’ (German) and ‘senze glutine’ (Italian) as well as ‘Weizen’, ‘Ble’ and ‘Frumento’ meaning wheat.
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Thailand

Gluten Free Brands in Thailand: Know of gluten free brands in Thailand? Let us know!

Gluten Free Retailers in Thailand: Colibri Food Supply – 101 Soi Colibri, International products can be found at Tesco Lotus.

Gluten Free Restaurants Thailand:  (gluten free and vegan friendly): Colonnade, Momo Cafe at Courtyard by Marriott Bangkok, Thara Thong, Na Aroon.

Gluten Free Hotels in Thailand: The Peninsula Bangkok, Bangkok Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel & Towers.

Information: As most Asian countries have a rice based diet, it is always reasonably easy to find some gluten-free food to eat.
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Turkey

Gluten Free Brands Turkey: Barkat.

Gluten Free Retailers in Turkey: A101, Cagdas, Carrefour, Dia, Kiler, Migros, Tesco Kipa, Tansas.

Gluten Free Restaurants Turkey:

Istanbul (Gluten free and vegan friendly): Roof Mezze 360, Beso Restaurant Bistro, Saltanat Barbecue House, Cafe Rumist.

Gluten Free Hotels in Turkey: Know of gluten free friendly hotels in Turkey? Let us know!

Information: Be wary of Kofta meatballs as they could contain flour. With fish and meat, check it is not coated with flour.
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Gluten Free Brands in Uruguay: Know of gluten free brands in Uganda? Let us know!

Gluten Free Retailers in Uruguay: Know of gluten free retailers in Uganda? Let us know!

Gluten Free Restaurants Uruguay:

Kampala (both gluten free and vegan friendly): Cafe Javas, Mediterraneo, The Bistro.

Gluten Free Hotels in Uruguay: Know of gluten free friendly hotels in Uganda? Let us know!

Additional Information: There is no reliable food labelling.

Ugali made with maize or millet is served as a porridge for breakfast. It can be served sliced for lunch, but white flour may have been added to it at this stage. Always check carefully how your chosen dish has been cooked as methods of preparation may vary.

Cassava (gluten free), yam and sweet potato are commonly available, as are sauces or stews made from ground nuts, beans or meat. Irish (potato) and rice are more affluent foods and soybeans are often served for breakfast.

Avoid Mkate na Mayai as it is made from bread and eggs. Also check whether powdered milk has been added to your dish as this is used frequently and may contain gluten.
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United Kingdom

Gluten Free Brands: Lovemore Foods have an excellent range of gluten free baked goods.

Gluten Free Retailers in the UK: Find your nearest Lovemore here: Gluten Free Foods Stockists

Gluten Free Restaurants in the UK:

London (both gluten free and vegan): Liman Restaurant, Bar 61 Restaurant, Zeret Kitchen

Ceru.

Gluten Free Hotels in the UK: 196 Bishopsgate, Arosfa Hotel, Avon Hotel.

Additional Information: Caterers must be able to provide you with information on any allergens, including cereals containing gluten, in all the dishes they serve. This means if a recipe uses cereals containing gluten such as wheat, rye, barley or oats in the ingredients, they will have to tell you.
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USA

Gluten Free Brands in the USA: Lovemore Gluten Free Foods can be found in the USA, 23Gluten Free, Orgran, Schar, Ener-G-Foods, Enjoy Life Foods, Food Should Taste Good, Mary’s Gone Crackers and Crunchmaster.

Gluten Free Retailers in the USA: Costco Wholesale, Kroger, Safeway, Wal-Mart and Whole Foods Market.

Gluten Free Restaurants in the USA:

New York (both gluten free and vegan friendly): The Modern, Spice Symphony, Peacefood Cafe, Nish Nush.

Gluten Free Hotels in the USA: Andaz Wall Street, Casablanca, Distrikt Hotel NYC.

Additional Information: Wheat must be declared on labels but this does not apply to rye, barley or oats. Bringing food in sealed packs into the USA is usually allowed but no fresh meat, fruit, vegetable products or tinned goods are allowed. A doctor’s letter can be helpful and check out www.cbp.gov for further details.
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Vietnam

Gluten Free Brands in Vietnam: Orgran products are widely available.

Gluten Free Retailers in Vietnam: Annam Gourmet Market.

Gluten Free Restaurants Vietnam:

Ho-Chi-Minh (both gluten free and vegan): Poke Saigon, Hum Vegetarian, Cafe & Restaurant, Hum Vegetarian, Lounge & Restaurant, Home Finest Saigon Restaurant.

Gluten Free Hotels in Vietnam: Know of gluten free friendly hotels in Vietnam? Let us know!

Additional Information: Snack food is difficult to find because most contain wheat, so take your own supply. Why not check out our delicious selection of gluten free biscuits, cakes and crispbreads.
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References:

For additional information on all of the above please visit:

https://www.coeliac.org.uk/

https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/

http://www.glutenfreehotelsguide.com/

 

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