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Pinte Besson

) #11 of 591 Restaurants in Lausanne $$ - $$$ , European,
rue de l' Ale 4, Lausanne 1003, Switzerland
+41 21 312 59 69
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good42%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fondue” (92 reviews)
“rosti” (21 reviews)
“steak” (12 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
CUISINES
Swiss, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
rue de l' Ale 4, Lausanne 1003, Switzerland
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1 - 10 of 155 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Pinte Besson specifically for the fondue, based primarily on TripAdvisor reviews. It was a good choice, because we really wanted a traditional fondue experience before leaving Switzerland, and this place delivers the tradition. The restaurant dates from around 1790, and it looks...More

Thank CAChris33
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quaint old pub at rue d l'ale 4. Very friendly service - we only popped in for a quick drink late morning to rest our weary feet and were given a free platter of nibbles comprising salami, gherkins, bread! Pity we'd had a big breakfast...More

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

If you want to have some classic Swiss comfort food then go here. Good cheese fondue, really lovely Rosti dishes. Not too expensive (for Lausanne anyway). We went on a Thursday night and didn't need to book.

Thank CroydonBoy
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Family & friends celebrating a graduation decided on fondue. Based on other reviews we chose this venue. The 'Moitie- Moitie' ( 2 types of cheese) fondue was delicious. We preferred ours with the steamed potatoes rather than bread. The room in which fondue is served...More

Thank DineFrequently
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

This quaint restaurant is set away from the crowds and noise near Lausanne-Flon. We sat inside below a curved ceiling. The waitresses were very friendly and helpful. We had rack of fondue, lamb, risotto and rosti, accompanied by local beer. Everything was great.

Thank MooresRoad
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Great fondue (especially just the nature moitié-moitie!), accompanied with good local wines. Be sure to reserve in advance since the fondue can only be taken in the cute cave-like lower part of the restaurant. (If your a tall person, be prepared to fold your legs...More

Thank capitainlamantin
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I split the fondue and the risotto. The risotto was amazing, I highly recommend it! If you do not enjoy strong cheese then this fondue is probably not for you. I am glad that we tried fondue here though, it seems like...More

Thank hleisie
Reviewed 8 May 2017

This is a really great restaurant, with quality ingredients and premiere meat. The service is a bit slow and they had run out of a couple of dishes, but the food was absolutely delicious. One of the best meals in Switzerland so far.

Thank gingerandhoney
Reviewed 7 May 2017

We ate fondue here in January on a snowy day. It can't get better. I highly recommend this place. Do make a reservation, otherwise, you might be disappointed.

Thank Rici17
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

We have been here for a business dinner and enjoyed the food quite a lot. We had some appetizers and then fondue, bot traditional and some special one. Food was good, service excellent and the place is quite cozy. Definitely suggested, I will certainly stop...More

Thank ianny1982
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Swiss, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
09:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
09:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
09:30 - 00:00
Thursday
09:30 - 00:00
Friday
09:30 - 00:00
Saturday
09:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: rue de l' Ale 4, Lausanne 1003, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Vaud  >  Lausanne
  • Phone Number: +41 21 312 59 69
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