Take the Venice Simplon Orient-Express at the Café du Simplon in Lausanne
If you’ve always dreamed of taking the Orient Express but don’t have the time or budget, the Café du Simplon in Lausanne might be the next best thing. The name of the café comes from the street where it is found, the rue du Simplon, and from the Venice Simplon Orient-Express connecting London to Istanbul.
The menu reflects the various culinary influences found along the way, with an emphasis on simple cooking using fresh, good quality ingredients and a Mediteranean touch. Fish is delivered daily, and the reputable Boucherie Simon, which neighbors the café, provides the meat. Vegetarian dishes are given a special place on the menu.
Fun as well as good food are to be had by all. Take a look at their website for the film, music, theatre, and literary event program. It is WiFi-equipped, so it is a good place to meet for business meetings.Café du Simplon, rue du Simplon 17, 1006 Lausanne, +41 021 616 31 04. Open Mon. Open non-stop from 07H00 to 23H30 Monday through Friday and from 17H00 to 24H00 on Saturday. Closed on Sunday. Map.