Friday 6 February 2009

Les Arcades, Zurich central station, Switzerland

A slightly pretentious, neo-classical cafe inside Zurich's main station, Les Arcades' interior is overwhelmingly green and smells of stale cigars. But the grand arches, marble pillars, wooden floor, very high, patterned ceiling and huge lanterns are a bit special. Moreover, the Herculean coffee, 4 Swiss francs for a modest cup, will certainly wake you up. 6/10