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Le Vieil Ouchy

place du Port 3, Lausanne 1006, Switzerland
+41 21 616 21 94
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good38%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“rosti” (18 reviews)
“cheese fondue” (12 reviews)
“raclette” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, Swiss, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
place du Port 3, Lausanne 1006, Switzerland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I visited this restaurant while on our 25th wedding anniversary trip. We LOVED it the moment we walked in. The place was very crowded, we were pleased we had reservations! (highly recommended). I enjoyed a delicious cheer and tomato fondue while my...More

Thank SandraVStockton
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We went for fondue and we weren't disappointed , it was very good, and we also had a rosti with cured ham and racket te cheese, it was great, , I'll definetely would return. Small but cozy restaurant . Service ok.

Thank Alexandra S
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Sometimes restaurants can seem false. All for show. Manufactured. Le Vieil Ouchy isn't false in any way. It's small, friendly and serves nicely cooked food in an old fashioned, traditional way. Steak frites. Fondue. That sort of thing. A small but sensible wine menu. And...More

Thank Tickandbash
Reviewed 10 March 2017

A great spot for the traditional Swiss foods. The fondue was quite tasty as were the starters. A language barrier made ordering a bit challenging but that's half the fun of exploring new destinations. Service was very attentive.

Thank C E
Reviewed 7 March 2017

I booked this place on Monday, rainy and almost empty Laussane. East to book, and ask for the right table. It is small enough, nice and warm. The candle light dinner with authentic Swiss food. This place got packed quickly. Reservation is recommended. Loved the...More

Thank Rezmataz
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Recommended by hotel concierge, this was the right choice for a very nice traditional Swiss meal of cheese fondue and steak. Very old restaurant but very cosy and courteous staff.

Thank Abu-Saifo
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Great Fondue. Had to come back after we first went in 2015. The owner is a gem and couldn't do enough to make sure we enjoyed our visit.

Thank rslondon12345
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

We wanted to show our two young boys a traditional fondue on our brief lunch stop in Lausanne after taking the boat across the Lake from Evian. This cafe was welcoming, perfectly located near the lake, boat quay and children's area. It was busy at...More

Thank LynseyC
Reviewed 20 February 2017

My husband and I and another couple stopped by Le Vieil Ouchy for dinner our first night in Switzerland. We did not have a reservation but decided to drop by on a warm sunny evening after walking along the promenade on Lausanne's port. Unfortunately the...More

Thank Siwa08
Reviewed 13 January 2017

I tried the fondu in the restaurant and it was great! The atmosphere is friendly and the view is amazing.

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Debbie M
Hello from Aberdeen, Scotland. We came for dinner last year and loved it. We plan to come again next week. I booked a table on Wed 21st December 8pm?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
French, Swiss, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: place du Port 3, Lausanne 1006, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Vaud  >  Lausanne
  • Phone Number: +41 21 616 21 94
  • E-mail