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Le Silex

Port d'Hauterive, Hauterive, Switzerland
+41 32 725 03 25
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good44%
  • Average19%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible4%
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“location” (2 reviews)
“weather” (2 reviews)
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French, Seafood, European, Swiss, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Port d'Hauterive, Hauterive, Switzerland
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We went lunching there on one of the hottest days of the year. However, sitting in the patio opening to the Lake Neuchatel was marvellous: boats entering and quitting the harbour, waves on the lake and remote mountains. Excellent food with freshwater fish and delicious...More

Thank Pierre S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The place in front of the harbor is enchanting and particularly enjoyable in the hot season (some mosquitoes but very few). The menu is diverse and quite creative. Local specialties are the tartarre: you can have one specific or a mix and they always prove...More

Thank roseglobe
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Nice place to eat in front of the water. Kind of modern place with a large patio, the restaurant is quiet and propose good food with a nice presentation. Staff is friendly but during rush time, service is really really slow ...

Thank Bambooly
Reviewed 17 March 2018

Silex is an awesome place to sit outside, enjoy the gorgeous view and pass time with your friends or loved ones. The location at the waters edge of lake Neuchatel makes for beautiful scenery and an added compliment to your dining experience - if the...More

Thank Val J
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Nice location but average Food. We had Fish really average. Had some drinks/cocktail they didn't have all incredientse (no mints and lime for a Hugo) but still charge us for one ..... :-) which we didn't agree.

Thank Martine F
Reviewed 8 June 2016

Very nice carte with original meals proposed. The St-Jacques were delicious. And excellent desserts too. Just a side note, the starter proposed with watermelon is not a starter.

Thank XonqNopp
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Nice place to stay, right next to the lake. Food is good and the staff is friendly. A bit pricy but still worth the stop

Thank Mitchi121
Reviewed 14 July 2015

Went for a late lunch. Service was great but lunch offerings were limited as the kitchen was about to close when we arrived.Beautiful views of distant mountains as restaurant is right on the lakefront. We had two small children with us and were delighted to...More

Thank jmonkouski
Reviewed 2 June 2015

I have not been a fan of this restaurant for many years as despite it being one of the best located - right on the shore of Lake Neuchatel with superb views over the lake to the Alps in the distance - I have been...More

Thank GCR484
Reviewed 28 May 2014

Went there twice : great location on the shore of lake Neuchatel, friendly staff, quick service and nice food. I will definitely go back.

Thank Nuoc
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$65
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
8:30 AM - 12:00 AM
8:30 AM - 12:00 AM
8:30 AM - 12:00 AM
8:30 AM - 12:00 AM
8:30 AM - 12:00 AM
8:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Port d'Hauterive, Hauterive, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Neuchatel  >  Hauterive
  • Phone Number: +41 32 725 03 25
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