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Le Chalet Suisse

$$ - $$$
Swiss, European
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route du Signal 40, Lausanne 1018, Switzerland
+41 21 312 23 12
11:15 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 11:15 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 14:30 - 22:00
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Cumbria, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were taken here by friends to give us an authentic Swiss meal. We weren't disappointed. Nothing fancy just good tasty rustic food. The others went for cheese fondue, which they said was great. I went for a local sausage served with potatoes and cabbage which was really tasty. The place was packed and it got very hot with loads... More 

Thank Hidej
Oxford, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good food, and good service. Fondue with white whine and never forget the "coup du milieu": with fondue never cold drinks, tea or white wine. Ambiance superb!

Thank Paulo V
Lausanne, Switzerland
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181 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The menu is very carefully put together with a lot of special meats for example. There is always a lunch special . The restaurant is big and tastefully decorated. Staff are friendly . Prices are in line with other restaurants.

Thank mrscatalano
Lausanne, Switzerland
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118 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

The Chalet Suisse is very well known in Lausanne, every time you have a guest in Lausanne you go there.And the tradition has been kept at a satisfying level since many years. We went with some family members visiting for the first time and they were really pleased about the atmosphere, the service and the food. Fondue with mushrooms and... More 

Thank Federica T
Toronto, Canada
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109 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Definitely the place to go to for local Swiss fare. The chalet is cozy and homey; dress lightly as it gets hot in there! While visiting family in Switzerland, they took me here to try the 'best fondue ever'. Definitely did not disappoint! I also had the Entercote de Cheval (horse steak) and it was absolutely delicious. The meat was... More 

Thank Fayez E
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

It would be so nice to smile, saying sorry the kitchen is slow versus make a decision fast otherwise we won't be served before 2pm. For the fondue, officially it is 230g per person; it is a maximum but much lower than the 300g in chapet st denis. Not sure why What a pity.

Thank newvoltaire
London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

We were lucky to get a table after walking the huge hill (having not booked) to find a very busy restaurant. We were seated on the only spot left and matched with the only English speaking waiter, who was brilliant. Funny and attentive, as well as offering good recommendations. The fondue was lovely, I definitely recommend the one with black... More 

Thank sampsonlaw
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

No doubt this place has the best fondue in town. Plus Nice traditional ambient, good service and prices are reasonable. Very important is the close-by parking free on Sundays and the outdoor playing area for kids just in front.

Thank Federico R
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Nice and lovely traditional swiss food. Great menu choise. Great Cheese, wonderful employees, confortable and great look. You wont be disappointed. Try it!

Thank Alivedrev
Lausanne, Switzerland
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

The restaurant is great! Typical Swiss structure in a very great location. If you want to have a real Swiss culinary experience this is a great place to go. Found is very good and portion is generous. Raclette come served in a plat and you can have as much as you want. It is a great deal but honestly not... More 

Thank AGervasoni

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Swiss, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
14:30 - 22:00
11:15 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
11:15 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
11:15 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
11:15 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
11:15 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
14:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: route du Signal 40, Lausanne 1018, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Vaud  >  Lausanne
  • Phone Number: +41 21 312 23 12

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