Restaurants + Cafés

Les Ateliers: Vevey’s not-so-hidden gastronomic gem

Just a short train ride away to Vevey there’s a gastronomic experience with an industrial twist.

5 New Spots in Lausanne this Season

Lausanne’s restaurant scene just keeps getting better. Here are 5 new spots to add to your rotation this season.

Nikkei Nine x Fairmont Le Montreux Palace Pop-Up

Ready to travel without boarding a plane? The pop-restaurant Nikkei Nine within the Fairmont Montreux Palace is the perfect culinary tour through both Japan and Peru.

Improving on a Classic at Café des Philosophes

With changes in the kitchen, updates to the decor, and basement nightclub to boot, it seems nearly everything is new at Café des Philosophes. That is – except the name.

Umamido Lausanne

After 5 years of offering delicious bowls of ramen to the people of Geneva, Umamido has finally come to Lausanne!

Jean-Christophe Piccard: The Legend Behind the Mythical Domaine Piccard Natural Wines

Meet Jean-Christophe Piccard – the man responsible for bringing this iconic local natural wine to our tables.

Where to Eat La Chasse

The one season every year where tradition and innovation, heritage and exploration arrive on our plate with the most delicious accompaniments. La chasse est arrivée, and here’s where to eat it.

The Best Artisanal Ice Cream in Lausanne

Nothing says summer like ice cream, and here in Lausanne we have some of the most creative artisanal ice cream makers around. Whether you’re a chocolate devotee, or want to experiment with new flavors, here are the best spots to try.

Blackbird Downtown Diner

Perhaps they were the first to bring the Flat White and all-day breakfast to Lausanne, but as this city has evolved and become more dynamic, so has this Lausanne institution.

LEGRAM

A hidden gem located just outside of Lausanne in Renens, LEGRAM combines local produce with global trends, and aims to be 100% traceable with a focus on sustainable gastronomy.

Villa Malfi in Lutry

A new lakefront ‘villa’ restaurant in Lutry Port, it’s hard not to feel transported to the Mediterranean when sitting on this terrace.

Our Favorite Focaccia in Lausanne

Light, airy and delectably filling – is there anything better than a focaccia sandwich? We’re taking a look at where to find the best focaccia sandwiches across Lausanne.

Green Up Café

Hard to get excited about a salad, you say? Then you’ve clearly never been to Green Up because “healthy food” rarely tastes this good.

New Spots this Spring in Lausanne

In a city like Lausanne, the creative energy gives way to new businesses popping up in different parts of the city. Here are a few that have caught our eye this spring.

Our Favorite Lausanne Chocolatiers

With Easter just around the corner, chocolate is on everyone’s minds, so we’ve rounded up some of our favorite chocolatiers in Lausanne, so you know where to go next time a chocolate craving hits.

Hungry Bear Kitchen + Coffee in Lausanne

Newly opened cousin of Sleepy Bear Coffee Shop, Hungry Bear is ready to delight Lausanne every single day with their creative ever-changing menu and list of organic local wines and artisanal beer.

Sedef Pâtisserie in Lausanne

Founded by Lausanne local sisters Céline and Laetitia, Sedef Pâtisserie‘s origin stories are rooted in formative memories of their childhood.

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