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Cafe de l'Hotel de Ville

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place de la Palud 10, Lausanne 1003, Switzerland
+41 21 312 10 12
09:00 - 23:00
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Tue 11:30 - 18:00
Wed 09:00 - 23:00
Thu - Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 09:00 - 19:00
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Bern, Switzerland
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered the menu that came with a salad first, then a bagel to follow. The salad was very unique and delicious, and the bagel was absolutely incredible. Definitely order the bagel menu, as it is the same price as a salad alone, and you get both! The service was fantastic, wine was great, highly recommended!

Thank Ashley M
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Nice and warm atmosphere. The service was excellent :) We took 1 cappuccino and 1 tee. Both excellent. Also a cake of chocolate, ( a bit expensive but delicious ).

Thank Ορφέας Γ
Barcelona, Spain
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117 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 May 2016

This café is located in the heart of lausanne and offers a great choice of salads. The ingredients are of very good quality. the salads are original and very well presented. The service is very good. It is a great place to have a break while touring the center of the city.

Thank Francois C
Paris, France
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

Delicious salads and galettes, very nice waitress, we definitely recommend to stop by this place for lunch! Nice area to visit too!

Thank LucieTerence
Shanghai, China
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75 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

Different, unusual cafe in the pedestrian zone. A perfect place just beside the market for a drink in the day, gorgeous salads at noon or good wines and beers with small meals in the evening. Efficient, stress less and friendly service in a nice atmosphere. What else?

Thank ChengBK
Lausanne, Switzerland
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21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2015

Somehow felt like picasso gave up painting in order to make salads with all the crazy ingredients that were mixed together but it really worked and we were so excited about it, wanting to come back for more! :o)

Thank John T
Leicester, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2015

After quite a search for somewhere nice to eat we came across this lively place. We were attracted by the setting and atmosphere, and even more by the spectacular salads on people's plates. The service was good and the food as outstanding as we hoped it would be, and all at a reasonable price.

Thank Karin S
Lausanne, Switzerland
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121 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2015

Had an amazing salad. Service was a bit slow. I think they were growing it outside it took so long to come. I mean it's only a salad how hard it that too make and it wasn't busy either. But wow when the salad actually came it, I understood. it had been grown especially for me and it was a... More 

Thank toby r
Rome, Italy
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30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2015

This cafè is lovely, cozy and promising. If you're alone you get to sit at a communal table which is something that I love but perhaps I would move this table away from the window. Anyway, I ordered a salad that came in the form of the most beautiful platter of goods: several kind of salad (romaine, chicory...) seeds, dried... More 

Thank Clam85
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 December 2014

We booked a table for 1 o'clock, we arrive there and the table was not ready, there were still people haing their coffees so we had to wait 10 minutes, after ten minutes we come back and we sit down, after 15minutes we have had to ask for the menu!!! I choose a salad and my boyfriend a menu with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 - 18:00
09:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
09:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: place de la Palud 10, Lausanne 1003, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Vaud  >  Lausanne
  • Phone Number: +41 21 312 10 12

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