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Le Vieil Ouchy

) #54 of 589 Restaurants in Lausanne $$ - $$$ French, , European
place du Port 3, Lausanne 1006, Switzerland
+41 21 616 21 94
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good41%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“rosti” (21 reviews)
“cheese fondue” (12 reviews)
“potatoes” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, Swiss, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
place du Port 3, Lausanne 1006, Switzerland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

fair prices, good food small terrasse but if you find a spot, don't hesitate check also the inside upstairs - nice decoration

Thank Geneva2009
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Neithe the roost, nor the dried meat nor the fondue ranged above the strictly quick for the tourist market. The salad a worn out affair, the beer selection A wine by the glass (the prime selection ) was of no character or body, the service...More

Thank Bardangas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The bone marrow was amazing. The meals were decent. The ambiance was nice, decor was beautiful. Food average, but as I mentioned, bone marrow was excellent.

Thank jhille29
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a wonderfully surprising and romantic meal here with my girlfriend recently. The meal sizes were huge and the quality was excellent. What we loved the most was the friendly service and the atmosphere.

Thank MrCostello
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Local, quaint and well located on the "main drag" of Lausnne's waterfront, this is a great place to experience the local cuisine. Very hospitable service and value!

Thank ShanghaiGene88
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly staff, wonderful rösti, crisp and delicious-just as I remembered from many years ago. Also enjoyed the perch.

Thank Kathy164
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We arrived at the lake front restaurant mid afternoon, right before the kitchen closed. We were lucky to get a seat however the waitress was saying "why do customers always arrive when the kitchen closes". We did feel a little offended by this. However even...More

Thank v1Pilot
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Small and cute with friendly and energetic staff. We ate there twice because of the fondue and roesti. We received limoncello as an added treat.

Thank Wisconsincheese
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Very tasty food at affordable (for Switzerland anyway) prices. We had the hamburger, which was very good (though not very typical as its with pork meat and doesn't have a bun). Tiramisu was petty good and meringues were very good.

Thank Hendrik M
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Ordered the beef tartar which was 29 franks. The fries were decent but that's where ut ends. The meet was not fresh at all and smelled pungent. The service was even worse, after waiting over 30 minutes to pay the bill in a nearly empty...More

Thank Naoki H
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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
Good for
View, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, 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
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