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Le Pain Quotidien

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Belvedere Road | Units 12 & 13 Upper Festival Walk, Royal Festival Hall, London SE1 8XX, England
+44 20 3657 6925
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07:30 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 09:00 - 23:00
Mon - Fri 07:30 - 23:00
Sat 08:00 - 23:00
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I decided to go here with my girlfriend as we were killing time for an appointment at the Apple Store. We both decided to go for the 'Smoked Chicken Caesar Brioche Bun'. It was okay but the slaw was essentially raw carrot without sauce. The bun was also fairly bland. The most off putting part of the visit was the... More 

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Thank Oliver N
Southampton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I had potato fritata with salad in vinaigrette and some bread with butter. I thought the bread could have done some warming before they served it. The fritata was average. I guess you can't expect much from a potato omelette, really. The salad in vinaigrette dressing I adored! I also liked their homemade lemonade. It was a bit strong but... More 

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Thank aammiih16
Papamoa, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On our way to the city the other afternoon my family and new grand daughter went here for tea. My wife was in a wheel chair and baby in pram ....we were made to feel most welcome even though we were going to take up a lot of space. The waiter had a big smile and took our orders for... More 

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Thank Di L
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lovely breakfast at Le Pain. With one very fussy eater who enjoyed her scrambled eggs and avocado and salmon. An ideal place to start the day on the South Bank just a stones throw from the Royal Festival Hall. Our waiter was very attentive and I think it was the manager with the red hair was delightful.... More 

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Thank Christopher H
Kingston Upon Thames, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect place for something to eat and drink before concert/event in Southbank Centre. I popped in for just an half an hour and what a wonderful surprise this place was! The choice on the menu is really interesting, with plenty of vegetarian and vegan options. The toast with avocado and seeds which arrived to my table was delicious! Chef also... More 

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Thank Aventuryn
Reading, United Kingdom
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719 reviews
364 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 256 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Conveniently located for South bank and Waterloo. You can sit outside and watch the world go by or sit inside and soak up the atmosphere. Good menu with some interesting choices for non meat eaters. Tempting selection of breads/muffins/pastries in the take away section. Friendly staff. Reasonable prices. Had the vegan soup which was pleasant but could have done with... More 

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Thank Wendy119186363
London
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited for a working lunch. Both of had a salad, which was good and plentiful - though on one salad there could have been more goat's cheese and on the other more avocado, as those ewre listed as the mian points of the salad. Nice though limited wine list, good range of snacks, breakfast, teas and coffees. Really impressed... More 

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Thank Sausage19
Herefordshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Under the rumbling railway noises this interesting and unpretentious eatery turned up trumps when we wanted a light lunch. A good selection of eats and drinks in pleasant surroundings dings appealed to both young and old alike. The avocado on toast is scrummy!

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Thank Parky52
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent for lunch with a great range of food, particularly a lot of tasty veggie and vegan option. Also took dessert to go - amazing cake options!

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Thank Nathan P
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

trying still to come to terms with being back from holidays...what to do on first day off from work ? I have decided today to become a tourist in London :). Went early morning to Soho (by the way, I am not sure if I like all the changes there) and then walked trough China Town, Leicester and Trafalgar Square,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$60
Cuisine
Contemporary, Fusion, French, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 23:00
Monday
07:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 23:00
Thursday
07:30 - 23:00
Friday
07:30 - 23:00
Saturday
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Belvedere Road | Units 12 & 13 Upper Festival Walk, Royal Festival Hall, London SE1 8XX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Southbank
  • Neighbourhood: Southbank
  • Phone Number: +44 20 3657 6925

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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