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Cafe Beau-Rivage

place du Port 17-19, Lausanne 1006, Switzerland
+41 21 613 33 30
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good38%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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European, French, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
place du Port 17-19, Lausanne 1006, Switzerland
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Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

The best part of the lunch was the special chocolate/Carmel cake prepared for my celebration! The filet de perches and the red mullet were both a little dry. The salad was served with too much dressing. Hand cut fries and vegetables were very good. The...More

Thank Josmshank
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

I went to this cafe to have a coffee and discovered that they do good food. We decided to have lunch which was a perfect decision. The starter and main course don't miss it

Thank Theyab T
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Went twice since it was conveniently located at the hotel I was staying at which was also exceptional .... a heritage property with a lot of class ..... had the asparagus to start with at lunch followed by the fish fillet meuniere style .... both...More

Thank ZiadBashir
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Visited md-May - business lunch and ate on the terrace with a lake view. The service was good; we had a salad and perch filet and chicken ( the days menu). The food was good, but we ended up paying CHF 160 (including a half...More

Thank C P
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Great restaurant serving very good food. The filets of lake perche fish were superb and highly recommend. Felt the atmosphere was a little stale - service was excellent but not very personable, perhaps a little too efficient and cold for my linking. Great wine list...More

Thank Patrick M
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Great venue with ambience for a business dinner. Discreet but effective service and good food, including wine.

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

they do have a breakfast menu all day. we ordered the pancakes and those were huge. they are enough for two people to share.

Thank 702nancy
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We were here on a Sunday evening. The service was so-so which you just don't expect at this place. The waiter brought us someone else's dinner. We had a special request for a side dish that was served in the bar, the answer was no....More

Thank MyNixie
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Even though we reserved the table in advance, plus we called to confirm our arrival 10 minutes earlier, the staffs had difficult time to find the reserve table for us. The service was super slow and neglected. The restaurant was not full and there were...More

Thank Suradech S
Sandoz-Hotels, Manager at Cafe Beau-Rivage, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2017

Dear Suradech S, Thank you for your valuable feedback about your last experience at the Café Beau-Rivage. Please be assured that our priority is our guests’ satisfaction and that your points have been seriously discussed with the managers to avoid future happenings. We continually strive...More

Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Often there dinner. A wide variety of dishes, desserts. All very tasty, large portions. Vegetarian menu. And always friendly service. Beautiful terrace.

Thank Ishodvinoe
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 54 - USD 102
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: place du Port 17-19, Lausanne 1006, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Vaud  >  Lausanne
  • Phone Number: +41 21 613 33 30
  • E-mail
The menu at the Café Beau-Rivage varies according to the season, whilst offering its specials such as steak tartare or perch fillets meunière year round.

Beautiful terrace facing the lake.
Relaxed and sophisticated ambience.
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