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Le Carmen

rue de l' Hotel-de-Ville 5, Estavayer-le-Lac 1470, Switzerland
+41 26 663 43 77
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good56%
  • Average20%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
8 Nov 2017
“Good diner in a peaceful small restaurant”
11 Jan 2016
“central café”
Restaurant Hours
French, International, Contemporary
$$ - $$$
rue de l' Hotel-de-Ville 5, Estavayer-le-Lac 1470, Switzerland
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

We had a really simple but tasteful diner in a peaceful restaurant where almost all tables were occupied. It was not surprising that it was not crowdy as it was during school holiday period and the weather was rather sunny...

Thank Vu T
Reviewed 11 January 2016

mid-town café, good meeting place, but nothing special. Food ordinary. The terrace is nice in the Summer. It's a popular place, probably due to it's location, but nothing to write home about.

Thank yvonne273
Reviewed 20 September 2015

Service was excellent. Lunch menu was affordable. Pumpkin soup was terrific and pork in mushroom sauce was exceptional. Local fish (from the lake I presume) was terrific. Beer was good too. We liked everything, fantastic experience!

Thank Sasha122156
Reviewed 21 July 2013

The ugly truth about Swiss restaurants is that they are all middle-of-the-road decent but with a general lack of creativity and variety. One can guess the entire menu of any random restaurant here. It is therefore with delight that I can say Le Carmen was...More

3  Thank Etienne B
Reviewed 11 January 2012

creative and friendly in nice old city. my favorite place

Thank domdom69
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$45 - US$113
French, International, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: rue de l' Hotel-de-Ville 5, Estavayer-le-Lac 1470, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Fribourg  >  Estavayer-le-Lac
  • Phone Number: +41 26 663 43 77
Contemporary yet comfortable and seeped in traditional charm, chef Sebastien Jaquemin is taking the cuisine at this French/ Mediterranean restaurant to new heights.
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