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L'Elephant Blanc - CLOSED

rue Cite-Devant 4, Lausanne 1005, Switzerland
+41 21 312 64 89
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
11 Sep 2016
“lovely place”
9 Sep 2016
“Very friendly service and solid food”
Restaurant Hours Closed
French, European, Mediterranean, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
rue Cite-Devant 4, Lausanne 1005, Switzerland
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1 - 10 of 29 reviews

Reviewed 12 September 2016

in an eccentric setting. not too big. bathrrom up the tight staircase. very nice food as well as dessert. very casual.

Thank e s
Reviewed 10 September 2016

A friend and I enjoyed a dinner outside on a summer’s evening. Located adjacent to the cathedral, this is one of the loveliest neighborhoods in Lausanne. The food was good and decently priced for the area. The food was also fresh and the service friendly....More

Thank GroteAppel
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Ordered a Classic Burger, which came completely burned, covered with a black, charred crust. The potatoes were absolutely black and burned. The chocolate fondant was presented as a chocolate sediment in a tea cup with small pieces of strawberry on top! one of the worst...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Good food n nice service Fresh n refraishing meets Prix corrects n they have a very good beers The Bill also correct

Thank Lams A
Reviewed 9 July 2016

Small restaurant near the cathedral. Seemingly simple fare, but done excellently. I was not a fan of meringue, but they changed my mind. Service was good as well.

Thank PH15
Reviewed 8 May 2016

The food is prepared with high quality ingredients and prepared with great care to details. The vegetables are fresh and cooked perfectly. The fish is also from the market and deliciously cooked. I particularly like that although the presentation is very meticulous, the emphasis is...More

Thank Francois C
Reviewed 15 April 2016

At the back of the Lausanne Cathedral, a small cozy restaurant where all the products used are fresh and swiss quality. We were amazed by the food, it tasted soooooo good. I really do recommend it... We spent such a great time with my boyfriend...More

Thank dgtraveller94
Reviewed 5 September 2015 via mobile

No complaints. The food was very good the service was prompt atmosphere is nice. Very close to the cathedral. I highly endorse this lovely restaurant.

Thank David60898
Reviewed 21 July 2015

While sitting at Il Ghiotto, we noticed that the meals coming out at L'elephant blanc looked scrumptious. A week or so later, we decided to try it out. Well, there were no vegetarian options except for two out of the 6 or so appetizers. They...More

1  Thank islandstylenumber1
Reviewed 21 March 2015

This cute little restaurant in the old city part of Lausanne is a hidden gem! The service was great, which is hardly the case in Lausanne and the food was delicious. The restaurant is a bit pricey but worth it. It has only a few...More

Thank MissTraveller88
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11:30 - 14:30
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: rue Cite-Devant 4, Lausanne 1005, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Vaud  >  Lausanne
  • Phone Number: +41 21 312 64 89
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