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Cafe de l'Europe

$$ - $$$
Swiss, European
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rue du Simplon 33, Lausanne 1006, Switzerland
+41 21 616 55 85
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Geneva, Switzerland
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Just had a beer in a place that looks like a alcoholic's joint ... price of beer is double than other places ! Can't imagine the price of a dinner !!!

Thank pse1818
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and I are in Lausanne for 3 nights we tried this restaurant and the food was very good. Not a lot of charm and mostly locals no one working there speaks English? We had a local dish with chicken and sausage with a wine sauce served with French fries very tasty and under 20 sf which is a... More 

Thank David B
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

I went there with a friend for lunch. We ate on the cafe side. The place also has a more formal restaurant side. On the good side, the location is just a few steps away south of the station, the service is prompt and friendly. The place has little (no) charme. The menu du jour at CHF 24.00 was not... More 

Thank Jean Philippe P
Moscow, Russia
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2016

typical and rather tasty swiss caffe. if you are a bit late in the evening, but still hungry, you can ask hostess and the Chef will prepare you all that you want!

Thank Buzanov
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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111 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2016

The café is just behind the railway station. The menu is not very varied but the various rosti's were all delicious and reasonably priced. The meringue with ice cream was the highlight of the dessert menu.

Thank Ranjan R
Meilen, Switzerland
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44 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2016

Restaurants like Café de l'Europe tend to disappear, small, typical, local food, local wines, no music, clean, friendly atmosphere, good pricing. I go there often with friends and always had a great time!

Thank lepolak159
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28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2015 via mobile

Nice little restaurant. The host was wonderful. Did not speak English but was helpful and attentive. The food was delicious. Service was fast.

Thank Shelanie C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$22
Swiss, European
Restaurant features
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: rue du Simplon 33, Lausanne 1006, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Vaud  >  Lausanne
  • Phone Number: +41 21 616 55 85

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?