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Best coffee shops

Discover our selection of the best coffee shops to enjoy a nice espresso or a lovely latte in a setting where you feel comfortable.

El Gato Pâtisserie

GastronomyLocal
Located at Rue Marterey, the El Gato Patisserie sells pastries, bread and viennoiseries as well as cakes that are gluten and lactose free. The pastries are made in-house from fresh and local products. The selection varies with the seasons.
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Culture Café

GastronomyHealthy
Located on the 1st floor of FNAC, in Lausanne’s town centre, this charming, soberly decorated café-restaurant serves good coffee as well as healthy, tasty, and local homemade products to refuel, such as salads, quiches, wraps, bowls and patisseries.
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Green Gorilla Cafe

HealthyLifestyle
Located in the very heart of Lausanne, the Green Gorilla Café serves a variety of refreshing drinks, such as coffees, teas, freshly pressed fruit juices and smoothies. As for food, you’ll find acai bowls, salads packed with superfoods, a homemade granola as well as poke bowls to create yourself.
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Arctic Juice & Cafe

EcofriendlyHealthyLifestyle
Arctic Juice & Café, a chain of juice bars and urban restaurants located near place Saint-François, aims to serve energising, healthy and purifying foods, from breakfast to afternoon break. The menu includes sandwiches, bowls, burgers and detox juices that encourage customers to surpass themselves.
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Café Perché

AfterworkAperitifBrunchRegional cuisineTerraces
Café Perché is located just above the Palais de Beaulieu. This small historic building is fronted by a pretty terrace and serves homemade lemonade, organic coffees as well as homemade dishes, among which salads and focaccia topped with seasonal ingredients from local producers.
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Café Lumen

Regional cuisineEcofriendlyLocal
Located on the ground floor of the MCBA (Vaud Museum of Fine Art), Café Lumen offers you the opportunity to savour a spontaneous and authentic cuisine prepared with artisan products, presented in a simple and friendly way. The dishes served are both simple and balanced, and highlight quality ingredients that come for a large part from the region.
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Perilla Café

Asian cuisineGastronomyTerraces
In a sleek and pleasant setting, the Perilla Café in Ecublens, located right next to the Renens train station, serves a simple Japanese cuisine with authentic flavours based on local and seasonal products. The establishment also serves Japanese tea and speciality coffee and has a pretty terrace for the summer.
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Ordinary Man - Coffee, Food & Art

EcofriendlyLifestyleExhibition
Located at the Rue du Petit-Chêne, a stone’s throw from the Lausanne train station, this welcoming and friendly coffee shop serves excellent coffee roasted on the premises and displays photo exhibitions by young artists.
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Moutarlier Bakery and Confectionery

GastronomyShopping
At Place de la Palud, in Lausanne’s city centre, come and enjoy a tasty break in this family-run shop of artisan pastry chefs, chocolatiers and caterers with a tea-room and, in the summer season, a terrace.
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Chez Séverine & Luca Bakery

GastronomyShopping
Located a stone’s throw from the Lausanne train station, this bakery, pastry shop and tea-room offers bread, sandwiches, viennoiseries, pastries, salads and other snacks for lunchtime, either to eat in or take away. Everything is made in an artisanal fashion. Weather permitting, you can even enjoy the terrace.
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Café de Prélaz

BrunchConcertGastronomy
Discover the Café de Prélaz, the ideal place to sip cocktails with friends or savour a delicious meal.
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Madeleine

Lifestyle
A timeless bookshop café.
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Bel-Air Coffee

Lifestyle
Scandi-coffee.
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Le P’tit Central

AperitifRegional cuisineTerraces
The restaurant Le P'tit Central welcomes you in the town centre of Lausanne.
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Le Barbare

AperitifBrunchRegional cuisineGastronomy
Le Barbare and its famous hot chocolate are back! The legendary café restaurant so dear to the hearts of Lausanners is reopening at last.
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Ca Passe Crème

Lifestyle
Ça Passe Crème is the coffee shop which gives you a good reason to get out of bed in the morning.
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Kiosque Saint-François

Aperitif
A small restaurant in a historical monument in Lausanne
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Coffee Page

Local
Coffee Page, a relaxing and cosy café-cum-bookshop.
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Sleepy Bear

Lifestyle
When making coffee becomes and art: take yourself over to the Sleepy Bear for a coffee which is truly home-produced.
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Wuthrich

Local
Drink coffee while savouring a delicious “Wuthrich” chocolate.
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Café Mozart

Gastronomy
Homemade cuisine to suit all budgets
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Bar Tabac

Aperitif
Looking for a welcoming bar to enjoy a coffee or after-work drinks? At the Bar Tabac, you’ll feel at home.
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Café St Pierre

International cuisineWinter
An enticing cocktail menu, a generous offer of craft-brewed beers, fresh and original lunchtime specials, a friendly brunch at the weekend and tapas every evening until late!
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Racines

EcofriendlyLocal
Located at number 11 Rue Neuve in Lausanne, Racines is a small vegan café which opened at the end of 2018.
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Le Café des Avenues

Winter
The Café des Avenues is a welcoming venue at the junction of Jurigoz, Fantaisie and Montchoisi avenues. This café-restaurant has the feel of a 1950s brasserie.
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Café de Grancy

Regional cuisineWinter
At the Boulevard de Grancy, under the train station, come and discover this café that offers contemporary bistro cooking, with a touch of creativity. Don’t miss the weekend brunches!
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L’Atelier

AperitifGastronomy
A cosy, friendly place to eat breakfast or lunch, or meet up for an aperitif
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Marutcha

Gastronomy
A Japanese tearoom that will take you on a journey
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Le Nabi

BrunchGastronomy
Traditional cuisine to savour before or after a visit to Plateforme 10!
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