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All 407 Lausanne Restaurants

Pinte Besson

rue de l'Ale 4, Lausanne 1003, Switzerland
21 312 59 69
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Ranked #13 of 407 Restaurants in Lausanne
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Sat 9:30 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Swiss, Fondue
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night

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Munich, Germany
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33 reviews 33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

This place is very authentic, special and we had a very special wedding party / banquet there. Food was tremendous, setting was fun (and ancient) and just have the best memories there. Highly recommend it!

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Delta, Canada
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55 reviews 55 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Very unique place to dine. The interior was built in the 1700's. We were looking for a Fondue. One of those things that you have to do when in Switzerland. We had the 1/2 and 1/2 fondue and it was very good and very filling. We also had the house red wine which was very tasty. Our waiter was excellent... More

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Miami, Florida
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180 reviews 180 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We discovered this historic Pub-Restaurant through a guide book. This is Lausanne, Switzerland's oldest Bar. This is off the beaten path for most tourist so the place is filled with regulars. Its a cave like environment with upstairs dining and a small terrace out front. We have never eaten here ,but from what we have seen the food looks great... More

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New York City, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We loved the fondue here and the wine was delicious as well. The building restaurant is historic and charming, and the staff, despite seeming quite overworked, was really friendly and helpful. We went in without a recommendation on a Saturday night, and were really lucky to get a table because someone had just called to cancel, so we would definitely... More

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We ordered the 36 CHF meal which included a salad (very good dressing), cheese fondue (a mix of two cheeses, very tasty) and double creme dessert (also very flavorful). The only thing we all commented on was that there was only bread to dip in the fondue. We were hoping for some vegetables or fruits. Delicious either way and the... More

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lausanne
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Search no more if you look for something authentically Swiss! Fondue is really good, the service is average, but this is not the place to expect something more. It works like that anyway, not a problem for me. The big big minus I would say are the lights. In such an environment it is a great pity to put the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

I went there a couple of times, and it's always a great experience! The food it's really good, and it's as Swiss as it can be. Great place to go and not to expensive.

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

One of the bet, maybe the best restaurant in Lausanne for swiss food, specially cheese fondue. And the swiss wines are also of good quality. The staff are impeccable and friendly . It may be a little bit difficult to have a serious conversation because there is a very good atmosphere. But in fact that doen'st matter because you go... More

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Barcelona, Spain
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85 reviews 85 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Wow, the kids were melting down. They opened the kitchen a wee bit early for us (6:30 PM), which made life easier for both them and us, I'm sure. Excellent steak. The shredded potato dish (Rosti) was OK, though I prefer "breakfast skillets" in the states. This was good by Swiss standards, crisped potatoes, soft cheese, and sausage (we used... More

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Nice traditional place that serves good food in a good atmosphere. The salad is good and the pictures on the wall are interesting.

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Additional Information about Pinte Besson

Address: rue de l'Ale 4, Lausanne 1003, Switzerland
Phone Number: 21 312 59 69
Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Vaud  >  Lausanne
Open Hours:
Monday 9:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 9:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 9:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 9:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday 9:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 9:30 am - 12:00 am
Cuisine: Swiss, Fondue

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