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“Best Fondue ever” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Cafe Tivoli

Cafe Tivoli
Place d'Armes 18, Chatel-Saint Denis 1618, Switzerland
+41 21 948 70 39
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $37
Cuisines: Swiss
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Description: Restaurant-brasserie in the heart of Chatel-St-Denis, close to the public transport. The house also owns 4 bedrooms. The cheese fondue has been a family tradition for a century. In addition to its delicious fondue, the restaurant is famous for its inside, adorned with figures carved in wood. Each table is unique, carved or inlaid. And rather ironic, if the opposite of Tivoli is "i lov it" you do not come here by accident.
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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33 reviews 33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Best Fondue ever”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2011

Cozy, warm, familiar restaurant. Try the Vacherin cheese Fondue. Grassy but lighter than the average (mix of vacherin and Gruyere). Great with a Saint Saphorin white wine.

  • Visited October 2011
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Ankara
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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“Fondue Heaven”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2009

We have found about this restaurant by the recommendation of our hotel's receptionist. When we asked him about a restaurant where we can have cheese fondue in Montreux, he told us if we don't mind about a 15 min. drive he could recommend the best fondue place on earth. And he was right. :) The restaurant is in Chatel Saint Dennis, approx. 15-20 min. drive from Montreux. The interior of the restaurant is very cosy. The carved wood panels give a very authentic atmosphere. Since he recommended us to order both fondue types "Vacherin" and "Moitie-Moitie", we have tried both of them. The first one is made of Vacherin cheese, more creamy, the second one is mixture of two cheese types and it is hotter. They bring bread and also boiled small potatoes to have with your fondue. The both fondue types were very delicious but all of us (group of three) liked the "Vacherin" more. The portions were big. We tried a white house wine which was very nice as well. We had coffee to finish that wonderful dinner. One of us had ice-cream. We paid 96 CHF around 60 Euros. It is very reasonable when you think about the restaurant prices in Switzerland. The service was excellent, the waitresses were very helpful, they tried to understand my limited French and everything went very well. It was a wonderful experience for us and I highly recommend to try this restaurant to everybody who drives around that area of Switzerland.

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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