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All 398 Lausanne Restaurants

Au Chat Noir

rue Beau-Sejour 27, Lausanne 1003, Switzerland
+41 (0)21 312 95 85
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Ranked #51 of 398 Restaurants in Lausanne
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $45 - $120
Cuisines: French, Brasserie
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

The ambiance is very serious.They portray them selves as a restaurant of business people. You will always find many non plane vanilla fillet cuts. if you like lungs and these starnge cuts I am sure you will enjoy it. Their salad is fantastice.

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Lausanne, Switzerland
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Writing a review about dining "Au Chat Noir" is not easy, because each time I went there, I was both frustrated and delighted. At first sight, the setting is pleasant. Then you realize it is really small, the seating is tight and the lack of air ventilation can be a problem for those who enjoy breathing. If that is your... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Nice little decent place with food that's correctly presented and cooked with acceptable service though slow at times on a busy Friday night we were there. But good grief, the prices ! Even by Swiss standards, it was crazy expensive compared to what you get. The entrées on average were CHF20, the mains CHF40 and desserts CHF15. So with wine... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

one of the best restaurants in Lausanne :) very attentive and professional staff. atmosphere of the restaurant was very cozy and comfy. food was absolutely amazing!!! highly recommended!!!

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Brisbane, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

This was a busy, bustling bistro, with very attentive and friendly staff and some of the most delicious food I've had in a long time. We have their autumn special of game meat with full autumn trimmings, and it was cooked beautifully. Highly recommended.

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Potomac, Maryland
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

I was taken to Au Chat Noir in Lausanne by my hosts in Lausanne. The restaurant serves French cuisine but is run by a friendly Spanish family who serve up world class food. The atmosphere is that of a bistro - unpretentious, but deliciuis. I had a main course of beef with potatoes delicately sliced and baked in a wonderful... More

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Hong Kong, China
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013 via mobile

Have heard of this place before but never had the chance to eat despite numerous visits to LSN. Thus I took the chance the last trip and thoroughly enjoyed! I had the offer of the day which came as a huge surprise - Sting Ray Fillet! Sitting on a bed of rice. Tender and their in house Sommelier had a... More

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

After enjoying a delicious meal on our first visit we returned with guests. The menu had completely changed from our first visit but had as many interesting choices. We were a party of four and all ordered something different. We were all pleased with our choices. Appreciated that our server patiently went over the menu in English and also when... More

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New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

First, reservations are highly recommended! We were a party of four on a Monday evening at 6 without them and they managed to accommodate us with a little extra effort which we appreciated immensely. And were we ever fortunate! Like someone else mentioned, it is French culinary experience in a Swiss local. One could play it safe with say an... More

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

In a casual but elegant setting this little restaurant tucked in a corner in the east part of the city is truly a gem. Their menu is limited but changes with the seasons so you can be guaranteed the best quality and enough variety to suite any taste. My husband and I go here often and take friends when they... More

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