We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

L'Etoile Blanche

Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Get directions
Place Benjamin-Constant, Lausanne 1005, Switzerland
+41 (0)21 351 24 60
Website
Today
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
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: Drinks, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 114 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 33
    Excellent
  • 49
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Casual and Fun- lively Lausanne

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
Scott T
,
Geneva, Switzerland
Add Photo Write a Review

114 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Geneva, Switzerland
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Ghana
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Lausanne, Switzerland
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Frankfurt, Germany
Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

One of my favorite places in Lausanne, great atmosphere and not to "swiss". can be a bit over crowded on the weekends but still.. worth it

Was this review helpful? Yes
Nyon, Switzerland
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

They have wonderful lunch menus. Quality and price is guaranteed. Will definitely recommend and go there again.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Geneva
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

We had heard a lot about this place so were expecting it to be great. The truth is that it was very average. Good atmosphere but the brunch was quite disappointing. Eggs were overdone, toasts dry and my girlfriend's pancakes were thick and rubbery. Maybe just bad luck but don't really recommend it.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Lausanne, Switzerland
Top Contributor
229 reviews 229 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
163 helpful votes 163 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

235 francs for 4 people with 2.5 bottles of wine - no appetizers. Actually a decent deal for Switzerland@ I got a great Beer Tartare and had some bites of the other peoples hamburgers. A decent hambyrger is difficult to find outside America or Australia, but these were pretty good! This place is bumping on Fri and sat so if... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Montreux, Switzerland
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

My friends and I (4 girls) had dinner in this great "restaurant-bar-pub" a few weeks ago and we loved it! The food was really good, especially the Shrimps&Coquie St-Jacques with its amazing dark-blue rice and the burger my friends took was really yummy and tasty as well! The atmosphere was awesome, since I love the "English pubs' ambiance" I was... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Lausanne, Switzerland
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Great place to have a drink after work. Lot of people around. Chill-out. Love this bar!!! The only thing... they dont have coca cola light!

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed L'Etoile Blanche also viewed

Lausanne, Canton of Vaud
Lausanne, Canton of Vaud
 
Lausanne, Canton of Vaud
Lausanne, Canton of Vaud
 

Been to L'Etoile Blanche? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing
Improve this listing

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
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
7:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
9:00 am - 2:00 am

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from L'Etoile Blanche staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?