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Le Pain Quotidien

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48-49 Henrietta Street | The Market, Covent Garden Piazza, London WC2 8RF, England
+44 20 3657 6928
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08:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 09:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 08:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 08:00 - 23:00
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Nairobi, Kenya
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189 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Visiting the area for the first time, we used Yelp to find a nice place for brunch in the area. Yes, it was a busy day, and we waited 20 minutes for a table, but we did get one. Menus placed on the table, and then we waited. And waited. And waited. We actually stood up after waiting over 10... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

So we enjoy visiting this establishment not for the food (which is good) but for the entertainment. On occasion you are served what you have asked for and in the manner it was described on the menu. Service is without emotion and unplanned when it occurs. We are always left with the feeling of being in a updated 21st century... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wish we had gone somewhere else for an afternoon snack, because paying for this experience was an insult in itself. We arrived at a very busy time and were shown a table upstairs next to where the staff drop the dirty dishes. We wouldn't have even noticed this except that the staff were all rushing around, bumping into each... More 

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LePainQuotidienUK, Le Pain Quotidien at Le Pain Quotidien, responded to this review

Dear Anna, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are very sorry to hear that our service hasn't met your expectations. We would welcome an opportunity to rectify this experience for you please contact us via email info@lepainquotidien.co.uk Thank you very much. More 

Totnes, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After wandering around Covent Garden for the first time we were attracted in to this lovely establishment. We had not had breakfast so we chose scrambled egg and 2 soft boiled eggs. Both were cooked to perfection and came with the best tasting bread and sourdough. Love the drinking bowels that coffee and tea were served in too. Service was... More 

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Abingdon, United Kingdom
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134 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped here for a coffee and a cheese and ham croissant one morning. Sat outside in November drenched in lovely sunshine with blankets on our laps which are provided for extra comfort. The coffee was really good as was the food we had. I would certainly visit here again for a quick caffeine fix and a bite to eat. I... More 

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Monmouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stopped for an early lunch as there were plenty of tables free at just after midday. I ordered fairly quickly and then settled down to watch the world go by. The server apologised twice for the delay in bringing my food but I doubt if I waited more than 10 minutes. I had mushrooms on toast which were very nice,... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

We had some tea, juice and coffee at 5pm.. the croissant with ham and cheese was excellent, the carrot cake even better. The service was good, but we had to wait around 30' for the whole thing to arrive

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Melton Mowbray, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

4 of us called here for an afternoon tea following a trip to the theatre, service was quick, food was very good, the coffee and tea is a bit quirky being served in a soup bowl but at tasted ok. There looked to quite a good range of other food available but we didn't try any of it

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Have visited before for coffee but have never eaten here,called in early on Sunday asked if we could eat upstairs as we were to be joined later,told upstairs closed,within about 5 mins of arriving people were being guided upstairs!!!!.My wife ordered scrambled eggs with mushrooms,eggs had obviously been made as an omelette and then chopped up it was very greasy.

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Having arrived in Covent Garden mid morning we looked for a good place to eat, where better than Le Pain Quotidien which I unstressed means "daily bread". We were not dissapointed, it's a small quirky restaurant over 2 floors that serves organic food. Service is quick and attentive, tea is served in pots with tea bowls, a great way to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, Cafe, European, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 21:00
Monday
08:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 22:00
Thursday
08:00 - 22:00
Friday
08:00 - 23:00
Saturday
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48-49 Henrietta Street | The Market, Covent Garden Piazza, London WC2 8RF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Covent Garden
  • Neighbourhood: Covent Garden
  • Phone Number: +44 20 3657 6928

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

Staying in Covent Garden

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Covent Garden
Whether you're headed here to check out the multitude of shops, theaters, cafes, pubs, and restaurants, or simply to be among the multitude of people who pass through this pretty part of town, you'll love soaking up the festive and historic atmosphere in and around Covent Garden. Even if you don't have tickets to the opera or a show at one of the many famous theaters here, don't be surprised if find yourself captivated by some impromptu act of a street performer wowing the crowds in Covent Garden's Piazza. If you do have tickets, you'll be pleased to note that many of the local eateries accommodate theatergoers with prix fixe menus, early dinners, and later than usual opening hours. 


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