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Au Vieux Navire

Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Swiss, European, French, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
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rue du Village 6C, Buchillon 1164, Switzerland
+41 21 807 39 63
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09:00 - 23:00
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Wed - Sun 09:00 - 23:00
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Switzerland
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

I have been a few times in the Vieux Navire and the quality of their most famous dish (filet de perche) is variable. It is a pity that they do no serve (at least not always) filet de perche from Lake Geneva. I think often the filet de perche is coming form the North-East of Europe. This degrades the quality... More 

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Thank Roel R
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This has become our family favorite, and also weher I try to have my business dinners and lunches when possible. I have never had a bad moment in this restaurant. The waiters are amazing, the food is delicious, and the atmosphere just the right level of conversation and laughter. Prices are a bit steep, but well worth it.

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Thank Jim P
Truro, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We visited this restaurant on Sunday 16th October for a family lunch, and were very pleased with the whole experience. There was a lovely atmosphere, the staff were charming and the food delicious. We found the set menu good value for money, with an excellent choice, and the portions were very generous. The cooking was of a high standard. Certainly... More 

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Thank anne a
Geneva, Switzerland
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent filet de perche. Very good service. Very nice little terrace outside for apéritif with view on the lake. The deserts are amazing too.

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Thank LaDeaCaro
Ocala, Florida
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Very good food served in a traditional French setting...Excellent Wine List and French cuisine, including superb desserts. Highly recommended in spite of high prices for food and wine...

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Thank edward465
Morges, Switzerland
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

great "filets de perches". the best ! Really enjoyed the service as well, and the dessert was really good too

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Thank Nina X
Geneva, Switzerland
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42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

Nice little village hidden after a huge commercial area, and with a cosy terrace, a liitle bit too noisy for our taste (closed tables...) but with a good lakeview. The main thing: the food. My wife and I had the 'famous' filets de perche and I have to say that they deserve their reputation: tender, well cooked and with a... More 

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Thank tj0205
Tannay, Switzerland
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

We were not on the terrace overlooking the lake and the Alps this time. In fact the terrace has become so covered it looked dark, but it was fully booked anyway, and quite noisy when we walked past after eating. It would not have bene the same experience as last time, with was quite magical. We ate inside and it... More 

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Thank Frank1859
Santa Ana, Costa Rica
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249 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

This restaurant serves some of the very best and freshest fish from the lake (specialising in filets de perches) and offers extraordinary views on the lake and the Swiss and French Alps. Perfect for a dinner with friends or family. Fine food and perfect service.

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Thank Olivier C
Geneva, Switzerland
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

We celebrated our daughters starting to university. 4 of us had the full menu. The waiters makes you feel really special. They are professionals. It was quite an expensive meal but they make you feel special. It is worthed.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$50 - US$100
Cuisine
Swiss, European, French, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 23:00
Thursday
09:00 - 23:00
Friday
09:00 - 23:00
Saturday
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: rue du Village 6C, Buchillon 1164, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Vaud  >  Buchillon
  • Phone Number: +41 21 807 39 63

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