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Hotel - Restaurant du Lac Retaud

route du Lac Retaud 4 | Les Diablerets, Les Diablerets 1865, Switzerland
+41 24 492 31 29
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor28%
  • Terrible26%
23 Aug 2016
“Average restaurant/ Perfect views”
17 Feb 2017
“Fresh, tasty, quality food served in elegant surroundings”
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Swiss, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
route du Lac Retaud 4 | Les Diablerets, Les Diablerets 1865, Switzerland
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Reviewed 18 February 2017

We were a party of 11 who ate at the Lac Retaud one Sunday lunchtime in February half term (UK) and enjoyed a fabulous meal. The walk up to the restaurant was bracing but beautiful – so we’d worked up an appetite by the time...More

Thank Petra P
Franz W, Gérant at Hotel - Restaurant du Lac Retaud, responded to this review

Dear Petra P, Thank you so much for your kind feedback about your visit at the Lac Retaud. It is always a pleasure to receive positive comments on TripAdvisor. We are really glad that you had a good time at the Restaurant! We are looking...More

Reviewed 23 January 2017

We stumbled upon this place, looking for a simple coffee and piece of pie, and were impressed by the construction, location and presentation. The pie was delicious. It's expensive, but probably worth it if you are going out of your way for a nice meal.

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Reviewed 11 January 2017

If you do not know the restaurant du Lac Retaud, you could be very surprised. Inside, the restaurant is extremely chic, and I have to say that the prices match. However, the food is far more refined than a normal mountain restaurant, although the portions...More

Thank softySwitzerland
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

I went last night to a party there, the Chalet has been completely rebuilt and Is stunning! I had been a few times before but years ago only for lunch in the summer. The partners that run it produced with the help of their staff...More

Thank Jelswiss
Reviewed 8 December 2016

One of the best fillet steaks I have ever had! Amazing staff who made a huge effort to ensure we were well looked after during our dinner.

Thank Brent M
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This used to be a rather retro buvette with bad service. What a pleasant surprise coming back and find this place with a complete and very stylish make-over.

Thank principessaB
Reviewed 1 October 2016

My wife and I made our third visit to the restaurant this time being the first visit outside of the ski season. The restaurant is situated in a great location. We sat outside with views of the lake and the glacier. Staff and food were...More

Thank Q106UWdavid
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

I just returned to this restaurant after a long absence to be pleasantly surprised. The managment had changed with it the quality and service. If you had a doubt for the better, way way better. I cant think of a better place to celebrate my...More

Thank kamran f
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

We happened to stumble on this restaurant by accident and were so glad we did. The food was excellent and the views of the mountains were terrific. We were very lucky to arrive a bit early as most of the outside tables were already reserved....More

Thank Avidhiker
Reviewed 1 September 2016

We walked all the way up to the restaurant from Col Du Pillon. They were quite a lot of people. Although we waited too long to be greeted. They were'nt pleasant at all. After 30 min we sat down. They were plenty of space on...More

Thank toniromos1965
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Walked up col de pillow in full summer (26 July) with visitors from the UK. Both Restaurant col de Pillon and restaurant lac Retaud were closed in full season. In contrast we very pleased to get a warm welcome at restaurant at Isenau. No point in having fancy decoration or even nice good if you are closed when the tourists come. Please consider to have at one of the col restaurants open every day in high season. Thank you
30 September 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Open Hours
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: route du Lac Retaud 4 | Les Diablerets, Les Diablerets 1865, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Vaud  >  Les Diablerets
  • Phone Number: +41 24 492 31 29
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