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Cafe Romand

$$ - $$$, European,
place Saint-Francois 2, Lausanne 1003, Switzerland
+41 21 312 63 75
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  • Excellent13%
  • Very good45%
  • Average22%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“cheese fondue” (16 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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1 - 10 of 166 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

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

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

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
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Went here our first day in Lausanne. Friendly staff, good food, and is open for business when many other restaurants do not serve food (2-6pm). I got a great salad, the wife got the cold meats, and the squirt got something off the kids menu....More

Thank Jubbs27
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Is a wonderful and unforgettable experience to have a meal at this traditional restaurant of Lausanne and where you can sample delicious the traditional food from French Switzerland. My wife and I were lucky to eat papet Vaudois in your national celebration day: simply delicious...More

Thank Raphael S
Reviewed 28 May 2017

You can't go wrong with Fondue here. Just choose the most basic menu with bread, and probably you'll be more than full after the meal. If you have only one dinner for a fondue at Lausanne, just try this place. That's what a local would...More

Thank james-jones-jfk
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Noisy, vibrant, typical Lausanne style Brasserie with all classics on the menu. Be aware of the sometime rude waitresses which are part of the special atmosphere. Good for typical Vaudoise dishes.

Thank Casaserena2014
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

The Fondue is it worth to have it there, you can reach it from the Hotel Regina by a walk from maximum 10 min. It's in the city of Lausanne.

Thank Jasmin G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$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
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
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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