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Le Chalet Suisse

route du Signal 40, Lausanne 1018, Switzerland
+41 21 312 23 12
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good46%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“raclette” (20 reviews)
“cheese fondue” (10 reviews)
“potatoes” (6 reviews)
Open Now
18:00 - 22:00All hours
Swiss, European, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
route du Signal 40, Lausanne 1018, Switzerland
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1 - 10 of 149 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We popped in for a beer on the way back from the Sauvabelin Tower. It’s a bit off the beaten path, but a perfect stop after the walk from Old Lausanne. Service was a bit slow, but they looked like they were finishing up with...More

Thank Foodie4Life1982
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were with our family. I loved the traditional fondue with potatoes, onions etc. Services was efficient and multilingual. Athmosphere was ver “Swiss”. We enjoyed our Sunday lunch.

Thank Anna R
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Visited end December 2017; Only world Swiss type chalet in the woods in the middle of Lausanne. Good service, good fondue and well served (plenty to eat) including Swiss dried beef for entrée. Must be great in summer as the terrace has a super view....More

Thank C P
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

I go to this restaurant offen with business partners, clients from all over the world and employees. It is a great place with typical Swiss dishes. Go early before dark and walk up the path next to the restaurant to have a superb view over...More

Thank Dani G
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

À unique place...cosy atmosphère, great service, great food! It is the right place to discover suisse specialities with high quality products. The waiter was very proactive and knoledgeable in suggesting amazing dishes and pairing with delicious local wine!! Super!!

Thank Bibisiri
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

This was the worst service I have ever received in a Swiss restaurant. The staff was not only disorganized but also extremely rude. The fondue (typical Swiss dish) was served luke warm. The waiter had such an attitude and literally threw all the utensils on...More

Thank Georg_Switzland
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

I like to visit chalet suisse, when I am in Lausanne, in summer for the magnificent view and in Oct/nov for la chasse. I love this place. By Swiss standards it isn’t too expensive. I love la hassle and they do it very well here....More

Thank abafcb1969
Reviewed 25 October 2017

I led a group of American friends to this very particular and picturesque restaurant. Before entering, you should go to the terrace at sunset. Menu is not so cheap, but will offer a full variety of typical Swiss meals. The US team enjoyed the mushroom...More

Thank luxfiat62
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Good dishes, a great view onto the city is only 50 meters away walking, absolutely worth seeing. Good service - but as a local, the fondue bread in pre-cut pieces feels wrong - we like to break our bread pieces ourselves :-P

Thank Ivan V
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Just don't go. This place is for stupid tourists who have no idea about the art of fondue.. this place deserves something better.

Thank renaction
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
14:30 - 22:00
11:15 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
11:15 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
11:15 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
11:15 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
11:15 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
14:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: route du Signal 40, Lausanne 1018, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Vaud  >  Lausanne
  • Phone Number: +41 21 312 23 12
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