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Le Cygne

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French, Swiss, European
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Rue du Maupas 2, Lausanne 1004, Switzerland
oo41 21 312 21 80
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8:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Overpriced

Average food and service that are over priced - seems to be stuck between restaurant , cafe and bar concept - atmosphere over lap between the 3 spoils any chance of nice meal . Staff were freindly and helpful but lacking in expertise expected for the prices charged .

2 of 5 starsReviewed December 9, 2013
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  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
Western Ireland, Ireland
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19 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

Average food and service that are over priced - seems to be stuck between restaurant , cafe and bar concept - atmosphere over lap between the 3 spoils any chance of nice meal . Staff were freindly and helpful but lacking in expertise expected for the prices charged .

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Yverdon-les-Bains, Switzerland
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

I have been a regular client for about 13 years. You never be disappointed as the food always is OK. One nice thing is that the chef also makes seasonal dishes. For me it’s very well placed in the centre of town as I’m here normally for work.

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Treviso, Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 935 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013

All "good" restaurants in and around Lausanne (guide Michelin) were full up, so I found a table here. I had good asparagus with raw ham, and fish with french fried and salad. Everything was not gorgeous, but not bad at all. Wine, suggested by the very, very nice waitress, was good. Price correct for Switzerland.

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2012

My wife had a "croute au fromage" which was 3 slices of bread with melted cheese on top for 18 CHF and I had a "tomme" cheese with roesti that looked like 2 seperate dishes bought frozen from a nearby supermarket, with a cherry tomato on the side. The atmosphere is simply non existing.

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2012

Suggested by the hotel we ate here for two nights, waitress spoke limited English but enough to explain the menu, food and wine were very good. Perhaps other reviewers went on an off night, we certainly have no complaints

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Stratford, Canada
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2010

They brought the curry chicken and it was raw. Not undercooked, but through and through not cooked. What's worse is that when we asked the waitress to return it she did not but got the manger who looked at it and shrugged. We then insisted it be cooked. He took it roughly and 15 minutes later it was returned cooked.... More 

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Olten, Switzerland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2010

terrible atmosphere.the waitress did not speak any basic language.i asked a beef steak without black pepper and she brougth a steack covered with black pepper sauce.when i told her the mistake she did not want to bring it back to the chef and wgen she made up her mind she WASHED with water my steak and brought it back to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Rue du Maupas 2, Lausanne 1004, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Vaud  >  Lausanne
  • Phone Number: oo41 21 312 21 80

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 27 to 35
  • Cuisine: French, Swiss, European
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 11:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?