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L'Etoile Blanche

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Place Benjamin-Constant, Lausanne 1005, Switzerland
+41 (0)21 351 24 60
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10:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Thu 7:00 am - 1:00 am
Fri 7:00 am - 2:00 am
Sat 9:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Nice Hamburges and good ambience

Nice restaurant brasserie style with a good size terrace on sunny days. The best is the young stylish atmosphere and the different types of hamburgers.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
Sonia B
Verbier, Switzerland
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Families with children
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English first
Zurich, Switzerland
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

After living in Zürich the past year and tasting many disappointing burgers, we were in heaven in this place - easily the best burgers in this country so far! The bun as well the burger were self made (not some industrial stuff), the vegetables and salad inside were fresh and sauces tasted great. I definitely recommend!

Thank Riikka P
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

Specialist in the making of the perfect gin, this bar host a wide range of different guests, starting from 21 to 65 years old. Everyone is welcome to this bar, people come to enjoy the lovely cocktails or the perfect gin but you can also enjoy one of the ninths different beer on tap. I love this bar for it's... More 

Thank Victor D
Verbier, Switzerland
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39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

Nice restaurant brasserie style with a good size terrace on sunny days. The best is the young stylish atmosphere and the different types of hamburgers.

Thank Sonia B
Tel Aviv, Israel
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55 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Quite nice fresh eggs with smoked salmon on side. Very well done and tasty. Service decent. Prices reasonable for Lausanne.

Thank richjacobson18
Gloucestershire, England
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39 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Situated right next to the road with some tables adjacent to the bus stop (ours!!). We were ushered to a table that had a reserved sticker on it so were a little concerned that someone would be turning up for it!. But luckily the staff found another free table for the people with the reservation. Service a little slow although... More 

Thank Ann44
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287 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,045 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

I have eaten here a meal, after having been here other times only for a beer. Food are ok (6 out 10), nothing special, and price are within the average in Switzerland so very high. Considering that the table are nothing that i would call comfortable, I think it would be better if they keep the beer selling side rather... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

All languages are spoken in this spacious and delightful bar and restaurant. Although I normally go for the bar, food is good and very affordable. EB has great burgers and a fun atmosphere not lacking in characters. This is a good spot for people watching and people meeting. Rarely quiet! Bessiers metro stop.

Thank Scott T
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67 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

I did not book and was told I could not sit anywhere I want which is fair. However it was said in a very rude manner and on top of that the "booked" tables were empty until I left! I was served 30 mn after I placed my order. Worst service ever. Last but not least the pancakes ( from... More 

Thank Mame317
Lausanne, Switzerland
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

I recently went to Etoile Blanche with a group of friends.. I hadn't eaten there in about a year. We all had burgers and the general opinion was one of disappointment. The bread was dry, the meat was over-cooked... Also the presentation has changed, what are these stainless steel plates you serve the food on now, whatever happened to those... More 

Thank Nina S
Frankfurt, Germany
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185 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Lausanne has lots of bars and restaurants, but none like this. It is always packed after 8pm - which is fine as it is always a great vibe. Sunday Brunch is really good and relatively well priced (compared to some of the other brunch spots in town). Keep in mind - this is NOT solely a bar or solely a... More 

Thank Nate H

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Place Benjamin-Constant, Lausanne 1005, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Vaud  >  Lausanne
  • Phone Number: +41 (0)21 351 24 60

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Families with children


Open Hours
10:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 1:00 am
7:00 am - 1:00 am
7:00 am - 1:00 am
7:00 am - 1:00 am
7:00 am - 2:00 am
9:00 am - 2:00 am

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