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Le Cerf - Carlo Crisci

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rue du Temple 10, Cossonay 1304, Switzerland
+41 21 861 26 08
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Sat 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wed - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

not quite molecular, the chef borrows a few tricks to impress the guests at the moment they are served. Other than that his cuisine is extremely creative with some surprising addition to the menu, for example a small glass of a drink made of herbs usually used to season meat to awake your senses. Or seafood laid on a plate... More 

Thank Sandy B
Morges, Switzerland
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

The starter fish was raw, the main dish, also fish, was cold. The staff greatly outnumbered the clients, were intrusive, interrupted conversation several times.

Thank Hilperren
Verbier, Switzerland
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57 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I visited the restaurant last Saturday. We had a surprise dinner that turned into an amazing experienced. The food was original and very well presented and the different tastes were transporting you to a different dimension. The service was impeccable all the way through. Bravo!

Thank Sonia B
London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

The quality of what goes on your plate at this restaurant is formidable. Food is flawless and elegantly presented. Service is attentive and discrete. The highly celebrated chef also took the time to visit all table and politely make sure customers were having a great time. I only have one suggested area of improvement . When looking at the menu,... More 

Thank Pascal C
Lausanne, Switzerland
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50 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2016

Having had the privilege to sample Crisci's meals a couple of times, we have to applaud him and his restaurant for doing three things. First for consistency in its decor, professionalism, welcoming attitude, and all the elements that combine to create a first-rate experience. Second, for the food, which on any given day is a delight for the senses, be... More 

Thank Nicky-and-Nick
Le Mont
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39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016

This was only the third time we were at Carlo Crisci's Restaurant in Cossonay (I wish we were oftener there). Note that it is always easy to find a parking space there at a distance less than about 200 m away from the Cerf. The Gault Millau Guide attributes 18 point to this restaurant - a very high rating. We... More 

Thank FedorLeMont
Lausanne, Switzerland
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

It s a very good table that I definitely recommend to those who like delicate and perfect food. The only things which are a bit overpriced are the wines.

Thank Swissoliver
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

We ordered the fixed-price dinner (three diners) with the most options and each course was delicious, as were the amuse bouches. The brasserie is in a small, contemporary-decorated room. Service by the brasserie waiter and the auxiliary staff, who gave detailed descriptions of each dish, was excellent. The building is 15th c. The chef came by to greet us. Well... More 

Thank eduard27
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296 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 251 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 via mobile

An heir to the Crissier spirit continues to deliver an elegant cuisine combining traditional high quality ingredients together with less known local herbs as well as flavored olive oils from the chef family's side (Italy). Unusual new Swiss wines with a female sommelier, bravo. The simple decor and pared down tableware let you focus on the fab food. Excellent competent... More 

Thank travelistanr1
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Le Cerf was a lovely experience. However, I'm not sure if it's worth its 2 michelin stars, because although the food was good, it lacked the "WOW" factor. It was however well-presented, with many great colors. I just felt the taste of each dish, especially the dessert, needed an extra oomph of flavor. I was very pleased with the cheese... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $10
French, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: rue du Temple 10, Cossonay 1304, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Vaud  >  Cossonay
  • Phone Number: +41 21 861 26 08

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