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Le Cerf - Carlo Crisci

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Temple 10, Cossonay, Switzerland
+41 21 861 26 08
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7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Mon - Sat 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wed - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
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  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
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Always a huge pleasure

It s a very good table that I definitely recommend to those who like delicate and perfect food. The only things which are a bit overpriced are the wines.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2015
Lausanne, Switzerland
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Lausanne, Switzerland
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

It s a very good table that I definitely recommend to those who like delicate and perfect food. The only things which are a bit overpriced are the wines.

Thank Swissoliver
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

We ordered the fixed-price dinner (three diners) with the most options and each course was delicious, as were the amuse bouches. The brasserie is in a small, contemporary-decorated room. Service by the brasserie waiter and the auxiliary staff, who gave detailed descriptions of each dish, was excellent. The building is 15th c. The chef came by to greet us. Well... More 

Thank eduard27
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239 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 211 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 via mobile

An heir to the Crissier spirit continues to deliver an elegant cuisine combining traditional high quality ingredients together with less known local herbs as well as flavored olive oils from the chef family's side (Italy). Unusual new Swiss wines with a female sommelier, bravo. The simple decor and pared down tableware let you focus on the fab food. Excellent competent... More 

Thank travelistanr1
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Le Cerf was a lovely experience. However, I'm not sure if it's worth its 2 michelin stars, because although the food was good, it lacked the "WOW" factor. It was however well-presented, with many great colors. I just felt the taste of each dish, especially the dessert, needed an extra oomph of flavor. I was very pleased with the cheese... More 

Thank k_michalakakou
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84 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

This restaurant is definitively one of the best in Switzerland. The creativity of Carlo Cricci is expressed in a colorful and tasteful way in each and every courses. Most impressive is the way he always find to ensure the taste of each ingredient is well recognizable, while the overall marriage of each ingredient is simply fantastic. And while it is... More 

Thank Nic U
Geneva, Switzerland
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101 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Carlo Crisci is one of the best chef of Switzerland and the Vaud region. The research in the preparation of the plates is stunning from couteau de charentes maritimes, to Swiss veal or Atlantic fish. The 'dressage' is close to an oeuvre d'art ... We are close to perfect from eyes to taste buds! Service is quiete and professional, nice... More 

Thank Olivier M
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64 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

Great "chefs" are always cooking the same food. Fois-gras,langoustines, hommard. Go at Cricci he's going to bring you in another planet, and even if he use luxury goods is always in a different way

Thank wsurfer61
Geneva, Switzerland
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Went there with my family to celebrate a birthday, and we had a truly great meal! Le Cerf has two Michelin stars, and Mr. Crisci fully deserves that. The dishes we had were just exquisite, very refined in taste. What struck me was that each plate had around 10-15 different ingredients! You need an army in the kitchen to do... More 

Thank MarcoPoloFounex
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52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2012

This is the brasserie of Le Cerf the Mich ** of Crisci. We had a lunch here that was top quality and a great value. The entry, in the same corridor as Le Cerf is just to the side before you come to the main dining room. The brasserie is tiny, perhaps holding 20 people if full. Light decor, small... More 

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Cossonay, Switzerland
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

Lovely atmosphere, quality service and great food... Obviously not cheap, although the owner has another restaurant in the building where the food is cooked by the same team and the prices are more or less divided by two.

Thank FlorianKupfer

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Temple 10, Cossonay, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Vaud  >  Cossonay
  • Phone Number: +41 21 861 26 08

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: French
Open Hours
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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