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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
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wed - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 66
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Fine Dining in a small Swiss village

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 17, 2014
Katerina M
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Switzerland
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Switzerland
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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 

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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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64 reviews 64 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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 

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59 reviews 59 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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

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Geneva, Switzerland
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32 reviews 32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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 

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Geneva
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42 reviews 42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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.

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

You have the choice between The restaurant (the pricey 2 stars) or the 'fleur de sel' which is more accessible and surprising at each dish. It starts with un-usual decoration and table set, room is a bit small so make sure you book before! You have choice between 1-3 starters, then main course, cheese And desert. Each dish is small... More 

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Yverdon-les-Bains, Switzerland
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124 reviews 124 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2012

the perfect art of cooking. always amazing. in beautifull space

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Geneva, Switzerland
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79 reviews 79 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2011

this restaurant is a kind of well kept secret. Mr. Crisi is a pioneer of molecular kitchen, the Swiss way. If you are a gourmet with a little bit of fantasy you won't be disappointed. I have now gone three times to this place and it has always been great. Been vegetarian, there has always been some very innovative and... More 

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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
Open Hours
Monday
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Friday
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Saturday
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?