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Au Chalet

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Route de Baumaroche 29 | Rest. Au Chalet, Vevey 1801, Switzerland
+41 21 922 27 61
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9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Description: The Au Chalet - Swiss Restaurant is located in French-speaking...
The Au Chalet - Swiss Restaurant is located in French-speaking Switzerland, between Lausanne and Montreux, above Vevey, on the Mont-Pelerin. Perched high above Lake Geneva in the heart of the Lavaux Terraced Vineyards, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site, our magnificent traditional inn with a terrace features one of the most spectacular views of Lake Geneva and the surrounding mountains. In an authentic Swiss wood decor, the Au Chalet restaurant offers you one of the best cuisines featuring local products and dishes. Swiss specialities and traditional dishes, such as fondue, raclette, tomme vaudoise (local soft cheese), croute au fromage (cheese croute), rosti, beef from local farmers, a dried meat platter and Alpine farm cheeses will allow you to savour succulent regional dishes prepared in-house using only the best products from our small local producers.
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    Excellent
  • 26
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
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    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Great location, good food, a bit overpriced (but it is my first restaurant visit in Switzerland) and spoiled by the lack of napkins being provided and by the waitress (she looked senior) tutting when I responded that we did not have a reservation.

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 10, 2015
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West Yorkshire, England
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West Yorkshire, England
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60 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Great location, good food, a bit overpriced (but it is my first restaurant visit in Switzerland) and spoiled by the lack of napkins being provided and by the waitress (she looked senior) tutting when I responded that we did not have a reservation.

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Le_Mirador_Kempinski, Directeur général at Au Chalet, responded to this review

Dear Madam, Dear Sir, We would like to thank you for having taken the time to share your experience at Le Mirador Kempinski Mont-Pèlerin Lake Geneva with the TripAdvisor community. It is a pleasure for us to read that you enjoyed our location and the quality of our food. Nevertheless, we are sorry to hear about the service - or... More 

London, United Kingdom
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131 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Enjoyed our meal there. Nice family feeling and service very good. Had two entrees as the choices were great and they were quite filling.

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Le_Mirador_Kempinski, Directeur général at Au Chalet, responded to this review

Dear Sir, We would like to thank you for having taken the time to share your experience at Le Mirador Kempinski Mont-Pèlerin | Lake Geneva with the TripAdvisor community. It is a pleasure to hear that you have enjoyed your meal at the "Au Chalet" restaurant, and we would like to thank you for all the nice comments you made... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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193 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We went here for Easter lunch... it is a very beautiful setting with traditional Swiss alpine food. A must if you are traveling through the Vaud area. A very young waiter was very courteous and all the staff were quite polite.

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Le_Mirador_Kempinski, Directeur général at Au Chalet, responded to this review

Dear Sir, We would like to thank you for having taken the time to share your experience at Le Mirador Kempinski Mont-Pèlerin | Lake Geneva with the TripAdvisor community. It is a pleasure for us to read that you enjoyed your meal at the Chalet restaurant, especially the breathtaking views over Geneva Lake, the quality of the food and the... More 

Blonay, Switzerland
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42 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

The Au Chalet had been on my list for some time and then I finally got around to it - taking my son and his girlfriend for fondue on a cold day. The service was good and the fondue was as well! The atmosphere is like a mountain chalet - the best for enjoying a fondue!!!

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Le_Mirador_Kempinski, Directeur général at Au Chalet, responded to this review

Dear Madam, We would like to thank you for having taken the time to share your experience at our restaurant Au Chalet, Mont-Pèlerin Lake Geneva with the TripAdvisor community. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed both the settings and the fondue in our restaurant. We look forward to welcoming you soon again at the Mirador Kempinski. Best regards,... More 

Lebanon
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40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

You can take the funiculaire to reach the restaurant; it overlooks Vevey, where you can see the lake and mountains. The food is good but a bit overpriced.

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Le_Mirador_Kempinski, Directeur général at Au Chalet, responded to this review

Dear Sir, We would like to thank you for having taken the time to share your experience at Le Mirador Kempinski Mont-Pèlerin | Lake Geneva with the TripAdvisor community. We are more than delighted to hear that you enjoyed your experience in Le Chalet restaurant. Nice comments such as yours are very much appreciated and a great source of motivation... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

The founde and wines are delicious. The price is fare, but the service is só horrible.... The waitress are unpolite.....

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Madame, Monsieur, C’est avec intérêt que nous avons pris connaissance de votre commentaire et nous tenons à vous remercier d’avoir... More 

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38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

A romantic setting at the top of the funicular. The menu is varied and the food was good. We were one of two tables being served during the lunch hour. Not sure how they can stay open with such a lack of business. We felt like they wanted to hold us hostage so someone would be there in case someone... More 

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Le_Mirador_Kempinski, Directeur général at Au Chalet, responded to this review

Dear Madame, Dear Sir, We would like to thank you for having taken the time to share your experience at our restaurant Au Chalet, Mont-Pèlerin Lake Geneva with the TripAdvisor community. We are happy to hear that you found the setting of the restaurant romantic and that you appreciated the varied menu and the good food. Nevertheless we are sorry... More 

canada
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Friday the 21st Nov: greeting upon arrival was non existent and the specialties of the day were not shared with us. Menus were dropped off at the table, we ordered 3 croûte au fromage which weekend below standard: bread soaked and soggy in wine, and all of it bathing in fat!! Service was not what one would expect from a... More 

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Le_Mirador_Kempinski, Directeur général at Au Chalet, responded to this review

Dear Madame, Dear Sir, We would like to thank you for having taken the time to share your experience at our restaurant Au Chalet, Mont-Pèlerin Lake Geneva with the TripAdvisor community. We are very sorry to hear that your dining experience did not meet your expectations in our restaurant. We are very surprised to hear your interaction with our Maître... More 

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39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Nice location overlooking like Geneva. Service was friendly but not competent. Ordered a bottle of red wine, but apparently they run out of that one. Ordered a different one and the waiter delivered a different year, claiming it was better. Anyone who buys wine knows that prices are not the same for a 2011 bottle and 2012 bottle. Followed up... More 

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Le_Mirador_Kempinski, Directeur général at Au Chalet, responded to this review

Dear Madame, Dear Sir, We would like to thank you for having taken the time to share your experience at our restaurant Au Chalet, Mont-Pèlerin Lake Geneva with the TripAdvisor community. We are very sorry to hear that your dining experience did not meet your expectations in our restaurant. After having discussed with our staff the different issues you went... More 

Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
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109 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Very nice place to have lunch or perhaps dinner. Fantastic view of the surrounding area, mountains, Lake Geneve and nature. I have made many pictures of course... The service was classy and the menu-du-jour was presented per dish. Food was delicious. We were with a group of people and even serving the dishes on time, did not take that much... More 

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Le_Mirador_Kempinski, Directeur général at Au Chalet, responded to this review

Dear Sir, We would like to thank you for having taken the time to share your experience at our restaurant Au Chalet, Mont-Pèlerin Lake Geneva with the TripAdvisor community. It is a pleasure for us to read that you enjoyed your time in our restaurant and especially that you found the food delicious. Be assured that we shared your comment... More 

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Additional Information about Au Chalet

Address: Route de Baumaroche 29 | Rest. Au Chalet, Vevey 1801, Switzerland
Phone Number: +41 21 922 27 61
Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Vaud  >  Vevey
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Swiss, Pub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Route de Baumaroche 29 | Rest. Au Chalet, Vevey 1801, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Vaud  >  Vevey
  • Phone Number: +41 21 922 27 61

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Swiss, Pub

Description

The Au Chalet - Swiss Restaurant is located in French-speaking Switzerland, between Lausanne and Montreux, above Vevey, on the Mont-Pelerin. Perched high above Lake Geneva in the heart of the Lavaux Terraced Vineyards, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site, our magnificent traditional inn with a terrace features one of the most spectacular views of Lake Geneva and the surrounding mountains. In an authentic Swiss wood decor, the Au Chalet restaurant offers you one of the best cuisines featuring local products and dishes. Swiss specialities and traditional dishes, such as fondue, raclette, tomme vaudoise (local soft cheese), croute au fromage (cheese croute), rosti, beef from local farmers, a dried meat platter and Alpine farm cheeses will allow you to savour succulent regional dishes prepared in-house using only the best products from our small local producers.
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm

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