Lausanne à Table I Événements gourmands de mai à décembre

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Weekday Breakfasts 

Who said that great breakfasts are reserved only for the weekends? Here is a selection of charming cafes and restaurants offering a diverse menu on weekdays, with options available until 9 a.m. – a perfect way to start your day!

Académie Café – Brotherfields & Sister

Since August 2023 this stylish new spot in the Cité neighborhood offers a relaxed atmosphere and friendly service. Open 7 days a week, they have both savory and sweet breakfast options with quirky names. Their bread and pastries come from Pain des Frouzes, and they also serve sandwiches and salads for lunch.

L’Académie Café, Rue de l’Académie 3, Monday-Friday 6:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., Saturday-Sunday 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.


Have a craving for Kanelbulle (cinnamon rolls), sveles (Norwegian pancakes), and smoked salmon? In this cafe-restaurant with a Nordic-inspired menu, these are just a few of the breakfast offerings served every weekday from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Äta, Avenue de Rumine 22, Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Bongusto Italiano

Open every day, this “little piece of Italy” in the heart of the city offers delightful accompaniments for your coffee. Delight your sweet tooth with croissants with fillings, beignets, and Neapolitan sfogliatelle(crispy puff pastry filled with pastry cream, chocolate, or pistachio cream). And for ice cream lovers, don’t forget their delicious pistachio gelato, winner of the Silver Ice Cream Award (Glace d’Argent ) at the 2022 Lausanne à Table Ice Cream Challenge. Just a little something to keep in mind…

Bongusto Italiano, Avenue du Théâtre 7, Monday-Friday 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., Saturday-Sunday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Deli Social

As a creative culinary center, this unique establishment offers a changing weekly menu always based on local ingredients and inspired by the moment. Their daily puff pastry bun and elegant kouign amann, sweet and caramelized, are particularly worth trying.

Deli Social, Place du Tunnel 11, Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

La Brasserie de Montbenon

Open every day from 9:00 a.m. to midnight, this lively establishment offers breakfast options from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. You can enjoy local products in their spacious high-ceilinged dining room or on their vacation-like terrace.

La Brasserie de Montbenon, Allée Ernest-Ansermet 3, Monday-Sunday 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 a.m.


This vast and lively vegetarian spot at the Buffet de la Gare offers a wide selection for your first meal of the day, every day: Bircher Muesli, bread and pastries (including some gluten-free options), fresh fruits, and pancakes are among the choices.

Tibits, Place de la Gare 11, Monday-Thursday 7:00 a.m. – 10:30 p.m., Friday 7:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m., Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m., and Sunday 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 p.m.

Coccinelle Café

Located near the Grand Pont, this cozy café offers several breakfast options to suit your appetite. It starts with the traditional trio of coffee/tea/hot chocolate with a croissant and fresh orange juice. Add homemade yogurt with granola, scrambled eggs, and bacon, or even upgrade to ham, salmon, and Gruyère (if you’re really hungry and in “brunch” mode).

Coccinelle Café, Rue Pichard 18, Monday-Friday 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m., Saturday 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.


Open 7 days a week, this spacious place with a shaded terrace near Bel-Air offers the classic North American brunch favorites. Their fluffy pancakes with maple syrup always make an impression when they arrive at your table.

Downtown, Route de Bel-Air 1, Monday 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Tuesday-Wednesday 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 p.m., Thursday-Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 a.m., and Sunday 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

The Hideaway

Located just next to the M2 Bessières metro station (exit on the lower level), this two-story café offers generous and colorful dishes with toasts, bagels, eggs, wraps, and pancakes seven days a week. If you plan to visit on the weekend, it’s highly recommended to make a reservation as it’s often fully booked..

The Hideaway, Rue Cheneau-de-Bourg 1, Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m., Saturday 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., and Sunday 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.


Croissants, toast, crispy homemade granola, and soft-boiled or scrambled eggs – all available for breakfast at this bright vegetarian spot. As a bonus, you get a fantastic view of the cathedral from the tables near the back windows.

L’Ec(h)o, Rue de Bourg 11, Monday-Saturday 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

*This blog article is not a ranking; the order is at random.