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Le Pain Quotidien

place de la Gare 2, Lausanne 1003, Switzerland
+41 21 311 46 08
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  • Excellent9%
  • Very good12%
  • Average14%
  • Poor28%
  • Terrible37%
May 19, 2018
“Service and coffee can be improved”
May 16, 2018
“Go to the Starbucks next door instead”
Restaurant Hours
French, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
place de la Gare 2, Lausanne 1003, Switzerland
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Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

I had the yogurt parfait with granola and fruit and the portion was huge compared to other experiences. Coffee was great. And the pastry I had was called salty and sweet. It looked like a sweet roll with sugar cream pie filling on top. Generous!...More

Thank clmakin5171
Reviewed May 19, 2018 via mobile

I had a quick stop there before rushing for my train as the place is just in front the station (good location). The cake was ok, nothing special but served my glycemic withdrawal. Cappuccino was not my taste, coffee bitter and no cream. Service was...More

Thank MRgot
Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

Went there for coffee and a pastry while waiting for my train. Very few bakery options (and none good) for a Pain Quotidien. Very expensive as it’s known (10 francs for coffee and a muffin). Tables are crammed in a weird little space adjacent to...More

Thank Rorey W
Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

I had a great experience each and every time I go to this place. Meals are simple and tasty. It is a great lunch option next to the central train station. Prices are a bit expensive but that stay totally ok.

Thank Gobelinge
Reviewed March 3, 2018

LPQ just across from the Lausanne train station can be recommended for a quick meal; friendly service in a not-rushed ambience. Food was good value as well. One thing missing: WiFi. Otherwise, I can highly recommend.

Thank George T
Reviewed February 2, 2018 via mobile

My girlfriend and myself decided to have a quick lunch near the train station, and went to le Pain Quotidien. We were greeted by an unfriendly young woman who bluntly asked if we wished to take away or stay in. The way she “welcomed” us...More

Thank floris-ddw
Reviewed December 16, 2017 via mobile

I like this franchise, so when in Lausanne I suggested to have a small snack there. We were welcomed by a young, extremely bitter waitress who has told us that the kitchen had been closed and we could only have had from displayed stuff. We...More

Thank Tati1211
Reviewed August 27, 2017

known formula, just not as friendly as elsewhere in the world. small issues with vouchers, was taken as a crime was committed from guests. I do not recommend to go there. no kids friendly. smog coming from rue de la gare. dirty toilet of the...More

Thank Frank L
Reviewed August 22, 2017 via mobile

First time for me there... food was good, a little pricy but I guess that's ok for bio products. Easy accessible, service was fine... nice fruit juices... etc.... I say have a try !

Thank Andre B
Reviewed May 8, 2017

This is one of the smallest Pain Quotidien I have ever been to, but that is not a bad thing. It sites right next to the Hotel Continental opposite the main entrance to the station, so is ideally placed for a snack or coffee when...More

Thank FrequentTraveller921
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: place de la Gare 2, Lausanne 1003, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Vaud  >  Lausanne
  • Phone Number: +41 21 311 46 08
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