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Tawan Thai

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$$ - $$$
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Petite rue 4, Cossonay 1304, Switzerland
+41 21 861 31 35
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 23:30
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18:30 - 23:30
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Lausanne, Switzerland
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236 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

I have been for lunch on a Saturday with my family. The restaurant decor is nice, the service is knowledgeable and professional. We had a soup as appetizer and different plates as main course and everything was tasty and nice.

Thank Guido U
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016

This was our first visit to this restaurant that we'd heard quite a lot about. We were pleasantly surprised to find that the place was full. From the outside there isn't much signage and gives the impression of a typical village bistro, but when you step inside, the atmosphere & interior decor really set the Thai atmosphere. The menu is... More 

Thank Lvll100
tawanthai, Gérant at Tawan Thai, responded to this review

Thank you very much and see you soon. More 

Montreux, Switzerland
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3 reviews
Reviewed 25 March 2016

I have to say I am surprised with all the positive TA reviews and the GaultMillau award.. LOL! I guess if you have never been to Thailand or any other Asian country then its ok.... its really basic Asian food that you can find everywhere with much lower price and bigger portion.... they probably think by serving smaller portion, nice... More 

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tawanthai, Propriétaire at Tawan Thai, responded to this review

No comment, anyway from the beginning you were difficult about the dishes, ice cream, everything. Doesn't matter if you don't come back. The prices are normal for Switzerland and for the quality of products. Best wishes Sylvie Kongsunton More 

Lausanne, Switzerland
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50 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2016

Nestled in an unlikely spot, this is without a doubt one of the finest Thai restaurants in the country: expansive menu where everything is cooked and spiced to perfection, charming but unpretentious atmosphere and a very functional welcome. There's a reason this place has so many devotees who sing its praise so highly, and if you want to know what... More 

1 Thank Nicky-and-Nick
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 October 2015 via mobile

Owner is big headed and impolite. We booked for 9pm when we got there we were told to wait as there was no table available. 10 minutes later we were still standing up at the entrance with no excuses or proposition for dinner. Owner was telling the staff what to tell us right next to us! Owner is rude. We... More 

Thank Romain C
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2015

Missing are the lovely flavors of Thai cuisine, such as lemongrass and fresh herbs. Instead, the chef seems to go with a heavy hand for nam pla and sugar. Some dishes would have been good but ended nearly inedible because they were too sweet (chicken with cashew nuts, overcooked and coated in syrup) or too salty (green papaya salad). The... More 

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Canton of Vaud, Switzerland
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104 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2015

It was a nice restaurant, but then they decided that they have too many clients. The place is still ok (nothing too fancy imo) but portions are becoming smaller and prices are going upwards. Even though the owner swears that the ingredients are top quality and the cooking is done by minute (which is ridiculous - an experienced chef doesn't... More 

Thank sannder
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2015

Fantastic Thai restaurant, excellent for a romantic dinner. What I loved the most was the infusion of aromas (lemongrass, curry and galangal) upon entering the restaurant. That simply took you to another world. The candle-lit tables were also beautifully decorated and their tableware had a unique Thai resemblance. The food was DELICIOUS!! I have already been there twice and can't... More 

Thank _Kcreative_Projects
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2015 via mobile

We found this place through groupon and thought it we would give it a go for an inexpensive lunch. The service was good and the food was nice, nothing special. It was our first time with groupon and I made a mistake with the small print. The owner could have given us the benefit of the doubt but she quite... More 

Thank Neil H
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2013

I had wanted to visit this restaurant for a long time and finally did, using a groupon voucher. I reserved a table 1 week in advance and lucky I did, because the house was packed! The food was really excellent; hot n spicy and very authentic. Service was smart and the owner (I presume) was very accomodating. We shall return... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Petite rue 4, Cossonay 1304, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Vaud  >  Cossonay
  • Phone Number: +41 21 861 31 35

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