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Le Pain Quotidien

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Parijsstraat 35, Leuven 3000, Belgium
+32 16 22 43 70
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07:30 - 18:00
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Hours:
Sun 08:00 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 07:30 - 18:00
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38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The scrambled egg with mushrooms was flavorful enough, but was not very warm and, if you discount the bread, not very substantial. The space is quite small, the coffee ok: the buffet breakfast at the hotel was better value all round.

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Thank Gernsheim
Leuven, Belgium
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Only very high quality products. Authentic and cosy place. A really wonderful place for breakfast, lunch or afternoon coffee moment

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Thank VincentDH
Aachen, Germany
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Our visit started with a warm welcome by the waitress, who organized (as we prefered) two seats outside for us in the crowded cafe. Since the cafe ran out of the tartlets we ordered, the waitress gave us a very nice overview of the remaining tartlets. Food and drinks were nice, service attentive and the facilities clean. Prices not that... More 

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Thank TobiasH007
Leuven
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28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Great organic bread and dishes, excellent coffee, great service, very cosy design (like all Pain quotidien bakeries) and great location with cosy terrace, excellent for people watching.

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Thank Yves D
Leuven, Belgium
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

We had very nice breakfast at the place, though it is expensive but definitely worth the quality. Moreover, I do think Le Pain Quotidien serves the best bread in Leuven.

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Thank Rubina_Cadart
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8 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

After trying out this place a few times last summer, I have now decided to stop going there because of the poor service.

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Thank JJ S
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

One of the best brunch and pastry shop in Leuven. Home made products, with great assortiment. Their Breakfast (a very nice brunch) is a must in town: the restaurant is very crowded in the weekend because of this. Pastry products to take away need also your attention.

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Thank Umberto E
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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125 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

It's almost becoming the Mc Donalds of breakfast. Lousy waterly espresso for almost 4 € and a cold bowl of cereals completed the visit. Is there light at the end of the tunnel? The service is lovely!

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managerpqleuven, Eigenaar at Le Pain Quotidien, responded to this review

Whether we are the Mc Do of breakfast is of course a qualification I must leave for Mr hvdmeeberg, but just for the record : an espresso is 2,50 € (and not 4 € as mentioned in the review); we immediately served Mr hvdmeeberg another, stronger espresso as soon as he expressed his complaints; and last but not least :... More 

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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Tried this place for both breakfast and lunch and it really is great. It has a wider variety of cakes and pastries, and gorgeous bread. I highly recommend the breakfast parfait which was packed with fresh fruit, yoghurt, and granola.

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Grenoble, France
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43 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

It is a very good option to have a coffe break. It is also ok for breakfast but it has not many variety..

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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$22 - US$29
Cuisine
French, European, Soups, Belgian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 16:00
Monday
07:30 - 18:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 18:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 18:00
Thursday
07:30 - 18:00
Friday
07:30 - 18:00
Saturday
07:30 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Parijsstraat 35, Leuven 3000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  Flemish Brabant Province  >  Leuven
  • Phone Number: +32 16 22 43 70

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