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Cafe Romand

$$ - $$$, European,
place Saint-Francois 2, Lausanne 1003, Switzerland
+41 21 312 63 75
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good45%
  • Average21%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible8%
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“cheese fondue” (17 reviews)
“apple tart” (2 reviews)
“meringues” (3 reviews)
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Swiss, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
place Saint-Francois 2, Lausanne 1003, Switzerland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If it is for the food I would definetly recommend it! The fondue is amazing, the gentleman working there is also really nice but the older lady was awfull, worse service ever. She misunderstood us that we wanted 2 creme brulees and 2espressos but we...More

Thank ladyxvi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I ate fondue here twice, and both times were here, so my only knowledge of fondue comes from Cafe Romand. I cannot compare with any other places, but I like their fondue very much for sure! The interior is cozy and quite large. You may...More

Thank senakicir
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Unpretentious, classic Swiss food. Had a great dinner here at a decent price. Try the Venison! Sausage with Roesti also a winner. Very good house wine too.

Thank CmBm1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fondu seems to be the meal of choice. All having a good time. All trying to stretch their Swiss Franks for an enjoyable evening out. Very chilly and sprinkly night when we went and experimented on a brassiere. Expensive for most everything but portions were...More

Thank Sandy K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I noticed that most if the patrons seemed to be local including several who dined alone. I had the Papet Vaudois which is a dish particularly local to this area. You can’t get any more Swiss than that. It was truly delicious!

1  Thank Chuckygii
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

a real institution in Lausanne, can't be missed if you want to try the typical local food" paper vaudois".

1  Thank VeroSordet
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Went with a group of 28 hungry people. The only wait staff, a Serbian lady magnificently served us and approx 50 customers coming thru the door for dinner. She was amazing and tireless. Firm and kind she saw to everyone's needs. The beef was huge...More

1  Thank beetcanner
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

This was a good place many years ago, now they serve bad food in the usual horendoys decor. Terrible service and just the place to avoid. It calls it a typical restaurant, I call it a place to avoid

Thank TheGastronomist
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Typical Swiss food. It was uncomfortably hot inside which made enjoying the food difficult. Also very expensive. I think a litre of cold water was 10 CHF. The food was good, especially the Swiss specialities. The service, ambience, and food did not match the price...More

Thank greconj
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

My friend and I had dinner here on a Saturday night. There was plenty of space and the service was quite quick. We had Rösti, Turkey schnitzel, Apple tart and meringues. All very tasty. Not cheap, but perfectly reasonable and for this price range and...More

Thank Judy H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 19 - USD 41
Swiss, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: place Saint-Francois 2, Lausanne 1003, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Vaud  >  Lausanne
  • Phone Number: +41 21 312 63 75
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