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L'Elephant Blanc - CLOSED

rue Cite-Devant 4, Lausanne 1005, Switzerland
+41 21 312 64 89
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
9 Sep 2016
“Very friendly service and solid food”
23 Aug 2016
“Repas mensuel entre potes”
Restaurant Hours Closed
French, European, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
rue Cite-Devant 4, Lausanne 1005, Switzerland
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11 - 20 of 29 reviews

Reviewed 12 February 2015

Came here for lunch a few times - good set menu and very tasty food. As such it can get a bit busy - so book or get there early. Nice location.

Thank toby r
Reviewed 9 October 2014

The vieille ville would deserve many more restaurants, bars and café. Among the few that exist, l'Eléphant Blanc offers a very pleasant combination of slow food style, warm accueil, cool atmosphere: you will feel good! The menu is interesting, with excellent ingredients, the space and...More

Thank raicomment
Reviewed 13 August 2014

Lovely restaurant in the heart of the Cité (old town). The menu is constantly renewed for a nice discovery journey, service and atmosphere are great. Strongly Recommended! Daniel

Thank buzzo79
Reviewed 3 July 2014

Although Lausanne may not be expensive by everyone's standards, my yardstick is "I want to enjoy the meal and not feel guilty about the price." The lunch specials are $CHF19; they have 2 per day; and are good. Today's: duck breast with pasta and pureed...More

1  Thank Jeffrey S
Reviewed 5 June 2014

After wandering around the cathedral, I was desperate for food and a place to sit. I read about this restaurant from my guidebook and was too tired to look for something else. It was such a pleasant surprise! The atmosphere at lunch time in this...More

Thank CalBears
Reviewed 23 April 2014

Amazing little restaurant where the chef himself pick up the market's best selection. Absolutelly loved it, from the starters to desert.

1  Thank PaulaDeLavoie
Reviewed 13 March 2014

Nice and friendly staff. The restaurant is quite small but it doesn't become noisy when packed. The food comes with generous portion and taste. Almost like heaven. My only regret is the poor wine selection by the glass.

Thank Nicopoulpo
Reviewed 7 February 2014

Excellent and valuable food, large and generous portions, fast and efficent service. The choice is limited, but everthing seems to be seasonal and fresh. The place (downstairs) is quite noisy. If we hadn't been so full, we would have tasted the "fée verte" ice cream...More

Thank Lois C
Reviewed 30 January 2014

This restaurant is fantastic because of its small menu, but that one change really often. For me it's guarantee that the food is fresh, no microwave or such things... As a sweet maker, I can really say that I appreciate the whole meal until the...More

1  Thank Nico S
Reviewed 9 January 2014

Small menu, only seasonal dishes. Very small restaurant that has its own slow rhythm. But, sincerely one of the best meals i had in Switzerland.

1  Thank Ana M
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  • Address: rue Cite-Devant 4, Lausanne 1005, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Vaud  >  Lausanne
  • Phone Number: +41 21 312 64 89
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