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Brasserie du Grand Chene

rue du Grand-Chene 7-9, Lausanne 1003, Switzerland
+41 21 331 32 24
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good39%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (10 reviews)
“tarte tatin” (4 reviews)
“snails” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, Swiss, Bar, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
rue du Grand-Chene 7-9, Lausanne 1003, Switzerland
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1 - 10 of 86 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

While dining on a Saturday afternoon, I was struck with how slow the service was. Our waiter rarely made contact with us - at times forgetting parts of the order. The wine list came to us 10 minutes after we had already ordered our main...More

Thank AAA765
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been visiting this restaurant for many years. You just about always need a reservation. It is a high class old fashioned brasserie with direct access to the palace hotel. They serve seafood in many shapes and forms as well as all kinds of...More

Thank Grandvaux
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Excellent food, service and food! We had dinner here on a freezing Saturday eve. We didn’t have a reservation, so we sat at the bar - and we loved it! It was fascinating to watch the busy place, waiters running around, guests pouring in till...More

Thank Industries
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

I’ve been at this restaurant with friends two times that the restaurant is located inside the building of Lausanne Palace spa hotel, one of the oldest hotels in the town. The service is quite good, the recommendation of the waitress was true and good. The...More

Thank Ulanbek A
Reviewed 8 September 2017

you cannot be wrong in choosing this place. Service is perfect, nice atmosphere, great choice of local food and various dishes that will please everyone taste. It opens everyday even during public holidays and festive seasons. can only recommend

Thank VeroSordet
Reviewed 2 September 2017

This restaurant is part of the Lausanne Palace hotel and provides a typical brasserie menu with good quality food as well as an efficient and friendly service. You definitely should book in the evening and they also serve a very good lunch with a special...More

Thank Michael J
Reviewed 21 July 2017

After an exhausting days sightseeing on a very hot sunny day we decided to eat in our hotel brasserie and were awarded with good food, exceedingly friendly staff in pleasant surroundings. Plaques adorn the alcove bearing the names of famous diners. We discovered we were...More

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Consistently very good food with a wide unchanging menu of favorites supplemented by a good variety of seasonal specials. Has the additional benefit of more flexible opening times.

Thank Jules060617
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I am used to this place for dinner but I had never stopped for early morning for coffee and was positively surprised. I was surrounded by regulars, some actually knew each other so the vibe was homely. Service was very friendly and coffee was good....More

Thank VBNR
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Seafood in Switzerland? I know, I don't often go for it here either. But if in Lausanne, don't miss it here, as long as it is on the menu - heavenly. I've been told the tartar is excellent, too. And you'll want a tarte Tatin...More

Thank Masseneinwanderin
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: rue du Grand-Chene 7-9, Lausanne 1003, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Vaud  >  Lausanne
  • Phone Number: +41 21 331 32 24
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