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Au Charbon

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avenue de Chailly 13, Lausanne 1012, Switzerland
+41 21 652 07 93
Tue - Fri 08:00 - 23:30
Sat 08:30 - 23:30
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Au Charbon is family managed restaurant, set in a pleasant and quiet part of Lausanne, easily reached on the No7 bus, if like me, you are touring. The restaurant is ‘cosy’ and the owners have maximised the number of seats available, which sounds like me spinning a cramped venue but it actually works out okay. We had sufficient room to... More 

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Freindly family restaurant serving good food, excellent Italian pizzas and a selection of well-priced wines. Great for a meal out when you want a nice evening but not a full blown mega special occasion.

Thank jezzamct
Lausanne, Switzerland
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50 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2016

Nestled in the middle of Chailly, Au Charbon is in many ways an ideal neighborhood joint: the service is very friendly, the menu is varied and the setting and prices are unpretentious. Lunch deals are very fair and beat almost any alternative in the area. So why to poor grade? First, because while the food is good it isn't memorable... More 

Thank Nicky-and-Nick
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2015 via mobile

With very friendly and fast service, clean, not stuffy, fresh food, this place serves good every day cooking. Not pretentious nor over priced, it appeals to a varied clientele including workers, bankers, and old timers. Great for families, dates, or business.... Or even alone.

Thank Diana_EO
Lausanne, Switzerland
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

Nice little neighbourhood restaurant. Pizzas and pastas are great, price/quality ratio is excellent. Meatwise I recommend the "tagliata", awesome piece of beef, sliced and placed on a bed of salad dressed with Italian garnishes. Very friendly staff.

Thank joostpbos
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2012

Pasta and Pizza are really excellent. I love the spaghetti Aglio Ollio but careful if you want to kiss your date later ;)

Thank HundaMelbourne
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476 reviews
331 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 214 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2012

- Very nice neighborhood Italian restaurant in Chailly. The place does not look like much, but the staff is welcoming and friendly. - Great selection of dishes on the menu card - Good value for money - Hunting specialities in Autumn - Take-away also available (pizzas, pastas, meats and desserts)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 14 - USD 48
Italian, Mediterranean, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
08:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: avenue de Chailly 13, Lausanne 1012, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Vaud  >  Lausanne
  • Phone Number: +41 21 652 07 93

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