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Old 20.12.2013, 17:10
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Re: Disgusting Coffee at Zurich HB

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If you have a first class ga you can use the first class lounge upstairs where they serve free coffee and a range of other drinks besides.
Yes, I'm well aware of that and I've made plenty use of it. My main issue was, grabbing a coffee in the morning under serious time constraint and for that, options provided were not satisfactory IMO.
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Old 22.12.2013, 22:46
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Re: Disgusting Coffee at Zurich HB

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If you have a first class ga you can use the first class lounge upstairs where they serve free coffee and a range of other drinks besides.
That's the first real benefit I've heard of going 1st Class! Sounds almost like an airport lounge... but moving!
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Old 22.12.2013, 23:01
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That's the first real benefit I've heard of going 1st Class! Sounds almost like an airport lounge... but moving!
Huh? The lounge is at Zurich HB... it's not moving.

However the coffee there is nothing to write home about either... but at least it's free and the machine has an Espresso Macchiato option.
I wonder though why the lounge doesn't serve the Lavazza blend they have on the trains which is much better IMHO.
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Old 22.12.2013, 23:45
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Huh? The lounge is at Zurich HB... it's not moving.

However the coffee there is nothing to write home about either... but at least it's free and the machine has an Espresso Macchiato option.
I wonder though why the lounge doesn't serve the Lavazza blend they have on the trains which is much better IMHO.
True, it serves Segafredo coffee, which is world's apart from the absolutely disgusting one they serve on the go down by the platforms.
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Re: Disgusting Coffee at Zurich HB

I wouldn't drink coffee in the train station. If you can spare an extra couple of minutes go to cafe noir on Neugasse. I usually pop in once per day
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Old 24.12.2013, 13:38
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Re: Disgusting Coffee at Zurich HB

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As mentioned in the thread. For people under time contraints the options are rather meager. If I had 30mins, I would stroll over to http://www.cafe-noir.ch/ where I sure could have a decent coffee. However, since I need to catch another train within 10 or so minutes, I am limited to the takeaway options.
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I wouldn't drink coffee in the train station. If you can spare an extra couple of minutes go to cafe noir on Neugasse. I usually pop in once per day
Yup, same train of thought.
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Yup, same train of thought.
Well you can walk in 5 mins from train station and their take away is very good quality. Try give yourself and extra 15 mins in the morning to enjoy good coffee
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Re: Disgusting Coffee at Zurich HB

While I was at Zurich HB I realised that the Hallo cafe in Shopville, The Buffet Express kiosk, Blueberry and Il Baretto are all part of the same company, Candrian Catering, yet their coffee is not the same. They also run quite a few other food establishments around the station and further afield

http://candriancatering.ch/d/candria...seite146.html#
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Re: Disgusting Coffee at Zurich HB

Must say we are spoilt here in Neuchâtel with La Semeuse coffee. We were in the BE area last week, and the coffee at the Hôtel was not great- and then we had coffee at several places in the resort- and it was the same. So I can now understand why some of you say Swiss coffee is not nice. Oh and it was quite a bit more expensive too.
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Must say we are spoilt here in Neuchâtel with La Semeuse coffee. We were in the BE area last week, and the coffee at the Hôtel was not great- and then we had coffee at several places in the resort- and it was the same. So I can now understand why some of you say Swiss coffee is not nice. Oh and it was quite a bit more expensive too.


The BARETTO
http://www.candriancatering.ch/wp_ilbaretto/
in the main-hall right close to the trains has nice coffees


and proves that the Candrian Folks CAN if they are willing




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also good coffee is served in
http://www.sbb.ch/bahnhof-services/a...noalporto.html


THIS place however will become closed in a few months, and it is unclear what will follow
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Must say we are spoilt here in Neuchâtel with La Semeuse coffee. We were in the BE area last week, and the coffee at the Hôtel was not great- and then we had coffee at several places in the resort- and it was the same. So I can now understand why some of you say Swiss coffee is not nice. Oh and it was quite a bit more expensive too.



Bless all the Italians and Turks here in Geneva who provide us with fantastic coffee!
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Re: Disgusting Coffee at Zurich HB

Bless Stabucks for providng us with some sort of culture at last!!!
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Bless Stabucks for providng us with some sort of culture at last!!!
You found mould in your cuppa??
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Bless all the Italians and Turks here in Geneva who provide us with fantastic coffee!

just as in Zürich
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just as in Zürich
Where exactly do you get served some decent coffee by an Italian or Turk in Zurich?
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Re: Disgusting Coffee at Zurich HB

If you don't have the time to go for a good coffee, there are other options
like emmi caffe latte or any energy drinks (I prefer Mountain Dew or Monster)
to get a kick start in the day.
Mountain Dew is sold by Drinks of the world, Monster and emmi caffee latte can be purchased by coop for example.
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If you don't have the time to go for a good coffee, there are other options
like emmi caffe latte or any energy drinks (I prefer Mountain Dew or Monster)
to get a kick start in the day.
Mountain Dew is sold by Drinks of the world, Monster and emmi caffee latte can be purchased by coop for example.
If I'm not mistaken, you can purchase Mountain Dew and Monster from your local Coop.
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like emmi caffe latte
If you think you like Caffè Latte, then try Lattesso. Similar but not so sweet, no thickening agents, no preservatives. I like it much more than Caffè Latte.
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While I was at Zurich HB I realised that the Hallo cafe in Shopville, The Buffet Express kiosk, Blueberry and Il Baretto are all part of the same company, Candrian Catering, yet their coffee is not the same. They also run quite a few other food establishments around the station and further afield

http://candriancatering.ch/d/candria...seite146.html#

Yes they in HB have a Monopoly. But the different outlets can act on their own
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Where exactly do you get served some decent coffee by an Italian or Turk in Zurich?


in most Italian and Turkish and Arab places
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