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Cafe Beau-Rivage

place du Port 17-19, Lausanne 1006, Switzerland
+41 21 613 33 30
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good40%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“beef cheeks” (2 reviews)
“escalope” (2 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:30 PMAll hours
Swiss, European, French, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
place du Port 17-19, Lausanne 1006, Switzerland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We were expecting for a better meal but were a bit disappointed. Food were just ok. Servers were nice but weren't attentive and sloppy service. They served our food to the wrong table. And even cleared one of the plate off the table when the...More

Thank Courtney L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this café twice already and I really enjoyed the service, food, and the chill vibes. In the café, you can choose to sit indoors or outdoors, but both allows a view of Lake Geneva which is beautiful and breathtaking as France is just on...More

Thank Jasmine Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent atmosphere especially if you can eat outside, pending the weather. Food is consistently good, great wine list, good service. Expensive restaurant so be prepared.

Thank Nick B
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Birthday lunch, usual good service and usual good food...usual prices also!! Special occasions always the place to go.

Thank Glyndwr100
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

The best part of the lunch was the special chocolate/Carmel cake prepared for my celebration! The filet de perches and the red mullet were both a little dry. The salad was served with too much dressing. Hand cut fries and vegetables were very good. The...More

Thank Josmshank
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

I went to this cafe to have a coffee and discovered that they do good food. We decided to have lunch which was a perfect decision. The starter and main course don't miss it

Thank Theyab T
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Went twice since it was conveniently located at the hotel I was staying at which was also exceptional .... a heritage property with a lot of class ..... had the asparagus to start with at lunch followed by the fish fillet meuniere style .... both...More

Thank ZiadBashir
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Visited md-May - business lunch and ate on the terrace with a lake view. The service was good; we had a salad and perch filet and chicken ( the days menu). The food was good, but we ended up paying CHF 160 (including a half...More

Thank C P
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Great restaurant serving very good food. The filets of lake perche fish were superb and highly recommend. Felt the atmosphere was a little stale - service was excellent but not very personable, perhaps a little too efficient and cold for my linking. Great wine list...More

Thank Patrick M
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Great venue with ambience for a business dinner. Discreet but effective service and good food, including wine.

Thank Chris S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$52 - US$99
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: place du Port 17-19, Lausanne 1006, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Vaud  >  Lausanne
  • Phone Number: +41 21 613 33 30
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The menu at the Café Beau-Rivage varies according to the season, whilst offering its specials such as steak tartare or perch fillets meunière year round. Beautiful terrace facing the lake. Relaxed and sophisticated ambience.
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