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Red Sea

Rue de la Tour 17, Lausanne 1004, Switzerland
021 311 03 87
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Ranked #1 of 402 Restaurants in Lausanne
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Ethiopian
Good for: Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We went to the New Red Sea looking for something different from the Swiss, French and Italian restaurants that are so common in Lausanne. Ethiopian cuisine sounded exotic and the great on tripadvisor encouraged us to go check it out. We made a reservation at 8pm, while the restaurant was almost empty at that time it filled up by 9pm.... More

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

The food was delicious and eating with your hands was fun and much more social. We ordered a 4 person platter with a good variety of foods (both meats and vegetarian). The servings were large and when we had finished sections of the platter, the server came around and asked if we would like another order of things free of... More

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

The food is tasty. But the atmosphere is not so good. It is a little hard to find the place. It has also limited seats for outdoor.

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Calgary, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Great food. Great price. Great Experience. The food served here was delicious and very affordable for Switzerland. Be prepared to eat with your hands though. The owner of the restaurant was fantastic. He was extremely helpful and made sure that everyone in the restaurant was enjoying their meal.

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Orbe, Switzerland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

A very simple and somehow disappointing decor. BUT typical erithrean food (which I love), very tasty, second helpings and even more, available without problems. Spicy but not too much, very nice to eat all together by hand, kids especially loved it. Authentic and good, cheap, to recommend without hesitation.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

The food is so delisious. Most fun to eat from one big plate in a small group of family/friends. The owner is very inviting, friendly, uncomplicated, and his service makes one feel at home. The whole experience makes the visit round and the food that fills your tummy in such a pleasant way, unforgettable.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

The New Red Sea - what a find. Such friendly service making us feel very welcome, good advice on what to choose, delicious food and a second helping after we finished the first lot. If you want to feel like home away from home in a foreign city, this is the place to go!

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Geneva
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33 reviews 33 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We went there on the back of great Tripadvisor reviews, and the experience lived up to our expectations. The owner was very pleasant and welcoming, and doubles as a great cook! Although the atmosphere resembles that of a bar, the food is one of the best of this kind we've tasted! Lastly, the owner also showed attention to detail. Warmly... More

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

The food is sooo good... Restaurant is fairly simple, but it all adds to the atmosphere. The staff is very friendly and helpful. Part of the dishes is a home made cottage cheese, of the kind you can not find in shops in Switzerland. The waiter offered us some to take home and we can always stop by and order... More

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Geneva
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Excellent and authentic cuisine as good as what I've had in the US (sf Bay Area, New York, New Jersey and Texas). Recommend the lamb ribs and miser! Will be back with the family!

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Additional Information about Red Sea

Address: Rue de la Tour 17, Lausanne 1004, Switzerland
Phone Number: 021 311 03 87
Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Vaud  >  Lausanne
Cuisine: Ethiopian

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