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Le Pain Quotidien

) #2,580 of 18,121 Restaurants in London $$ - $$$ French, Cafe, European
15-17 Exhibition Road | South Kensington, London SW7 2HE, England
+44 20 7225 0097
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good42%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (21 reviews)
“tartine” (17 reviews)
“frittata” (11 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 22:00All hours
French, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
15-17 Exhibition Road | South Kensington, London SW7 2HE, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

"Le pain quotidien" is a food services company with about 220 locations internationally. This is one of them. Three of us wound up dining here on a Monday evening when we were meeting in South Kensington, and were choosing on impulse from among the restaurants...More

Thank Alan H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We dropped in here for a quick coffee and pastry before another day exploring London. We were so taken with the menu we decided to have dinner here. We really enjoyed ourselves. The waitresses were attentive but busy and the food was good. The chicken...More

Thank Peach P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great atmosphere, good food quality, they have the modern way of dishing, so no dishes only wooden plates, so the food tends to slip out of it easily… Don't look for in large quantities of food, so don't come too hungry. For us it was...More

Thank דליה מ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to le pain quotidien before and always loved the food and the service, this time though I was there for a business meeting with 4 colleagues coming from outside london to meet me and the waitress were extremely rude to all of...More

Thank Alice F
LePainQuotidienUK, Owner at Le Pain Quotidien, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Alice F, We were concerned and disappointed to read of your recent experience at our Exhibition road restaurant. We can not apologise enough for this experience which unfortunately has damaged your previously strong impression of us. As mentioned we are very concerned by this...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to the National History Museum and got an excellent breakfast here. Was a bit shocked about the size of a large coffee (the size of a big soup bowl), but the scone and butter brioche bun were a delight! The coffee was also excellent...More

Thank VictorEggenhuizen
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Lovely atmosphere and the furnishing is very stylish. Was very busy but we managed to be seated in minutes. Even just the presentation of the food is very impressive. Lots of lovely food to choose from on the menu! I chose the smoked salmon dish...More

Thank GeorgiaH1995
LePainQuotidienUK, Owner at Le Pain Quotidien, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear GeorgiaH1995, Thank you for your recent visit to our Exhibition road restaurant. We are pleased to read that you enjoyed your visit and in particular our organic food options such as our delcious baked eggs with salmon. We are sorry to read that you...More

Reviewed 23 May 2017

This restaurant is located a short distance fromSouth Kensington underground station and provides seating both inside and on the piazza so you can enjoy the sunshine. We had brunch and the food is delicious and great value for money. The staff were welcoming and provided...More

1  Thank Michael W
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Welcome was ok , chose to eat here after visiting the Victoria branch last year on a visit to London where Breakfast was lovely and staff amazing. Ordered dinner, waitress forgot the water which I reminded her of - not a problem, but my meal...More

Thank sssdj
LePainQuotidienUK, Owner at Le Pain Quotidien, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear sssdj, Thank you for sharing your feedback on your recent visit on Tripadvisor. We were really upset to read how your previous positive impressions of us after you last visit to our Victoria restaurant got damaged by the experience you had at our South...More

Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Ordered scones, brownie and iced coffees. Scones where generous size and warm. Very yummy. Massive disappointment was the cream with the scone. It didn't taste nothing like clotted cream but more like ready whipped cream. Brownie was lovely and delicious moist. Definitely would have that...More

Thank Arita A
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

We popped quickly to keep us going for the day. Wanted somewhere nice. Lovely place had scone jam and cream. The scone was warm but the cream wasn't clotted cream more like squeeze can cream. For almost £4 real cream is a must. My son...More

Thank Babycakes1969
South Kensington
With its ivied mews, row upon row of Poppins-esque
white washed mansions, and placid garden squares, it's
easy to see the charms of South Kensington. And with
superb access to Hyde Park, Holland Park and
Kensington Gardens, as well as the largely
child-friendly and mostly free Museum Quarter (not to
mention more major attractions like Royal Albert Hall)
such charms are easy to make the most of. As welcoming
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15-17 Exhibition Road | South Kensington, London SW7 2HE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > South Kensington
  • Neighbourhood: South Kensington
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7225 0097
  • E-mail
Whether you are on the go or have time to linger, Le Pain Quotidien is the perfect place to catch a break from the city life. The homey interior matches our organic farm food roots; a splendid display of everything from tarts to tartines can be found here at any time of day. And there's always enough fresh bread to go around!
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