Stroll through Lausanne’s elegant Sous-Gare neighborhood to visit these charming shops and cafés…


Café des Avenues
It’s not exactly what we’d call sous-gare, but this place is so precious to us (and is an easy walk from the station) that we just had to include it in our series. Café des Avenues is one of our favorite brunch spots for those lazy Saturday mornings, where all you want is a place to unwind, read your paper, and take comfort in good coffee and conversation. Read the full review…

Café du Simplon
Eavesdropping. Your mother taught you that it wasn’t polite, but it’s exactly what you are going to want to do at Café du Simplon. Located just a stone’s throw from the south eastern exit of the Lausanne Train Station, Café du Simplon attracts a fascinating crowd. Read the full review…

Café de Grancy
Lausanne’s adoration for this bustling sous-gare café is unequivocal. Tell someone that you are planning to dine there and the response is a resounding I love that place! Read the full review...

Little Miss Design
Inspired by the 1950s and 60s, each item at Little Miss Design is carefully curated by Céline Kalas, the brains and brawn behind this small slice of vintage utopia. Stop by to find a charming variety of unique pieces for your home. Read the full review…

Monsieur Alain
Urban Gentlemen of Lausanne, this one is for you! Monsieur Alain, a new men’s boutique in the sous-gare neighborhood brings an interesting selection of clothing and accessories from brands as far away as Japan and as close as Sweden and the UK. Read our review…

Café de l’Avenir
This little sous-gare bistro boosts a creative seasonal Italian menu, a coin boucher that more than satisfied our carnivorous husbands, and our favorite: a variety of fresh pastas with over ten different sauces to choose from. Read our review…

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  1. Vous avez oublié le marché!! Lundi et jeudi matin. Fromages, légumes, et empanadas argentines!!

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