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Allee du Bornan 7, Lausanne, Switzerland
+41 (0)21 601 40 30
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Lausanne, Switzerland
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57 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Le Carrousel de Vidy offers nice view and good food, the portions are fulfilling and so far the dishes I've tasted have been satisfactory. The service has been good, too. We've had only positive experiences here, it's not an extraordinary place but it's usually crowded and nice to spend some time, have some drink and a bite to eat.

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Thank PinarAky
Lausanne
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36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

We went for dinner with some friends and I ordered a fish soup which was AMAZING! loved my soup! my friends has pasta an risotto and I tried them as well and these were also amazing. I really liked the food in this place. Staff was super nice as well and the view was incredible! The terrace is perfect for... More 

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Thank MagdaOltean
Lausanne, Switzerland
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

I have been here several times (never by my own choice) during work since we work down the street. The location is great and there aren't many other options nearby. Every time I go here, I am reminded by I do not like this place. First of all, you cannot order tap water (un carafe d'eau) for free like at... More 

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Shanghai, China
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67 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016 via mobile

A restaurant with terrace and view on the port, the lake and the mountains, far from the road, easy to access by walk or by car (parking nearby) is great. A place you would like to stop for a meal or just a drink when you walk along the lake... but the menu, the food are so so... and the... More 

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1 Thank ChengBK
Shoreview, Minnesota
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

The location is great: easy parking and prime view on the lake with the backdrop of the mountains. That may be why the owners think that customers will be coming back no matter the service, but I will honestly think twice before going there again. This was supposed to be a special occasion for a large group so we called... More 

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Good food, fast service, great pizza and pasta, overlooking the boats. the terrasse is great in summer, and calm.

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Thank delphinedoc
Switzerland
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74 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

To start with the positive : it's by the lake which is pleasant and the waiter who served us was friendly and efficient. On the negative side : the food. There were 6 of us in all. 5 of us took the dish of the day which was Minced veal, Zurich style served with Rosti. The veal in itself was... More 

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59 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Featuring a diverse menu (with nice dishes from the sea), this italian / swiss restaurant serves great tasting food at a reasonable price (for Switzerland). A great view with an attractive launch menu makes this place a great launch choice for both the business traveler and a family traveling together.

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Thank Udismoshe
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Overall, this place could be so much better - granted it is not an expensive restaurant, but neither is it cheap. Considering the amount of money you pay to take your family for a meal here, you are greeted with complete indifference / slight contempt by the waiting staff (apart from the Chinese staff, whom are polite and friendly). OK,... More 

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Beebe, Arkansas
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

We ate here with our family in July. The food was delicious. The prices were quite reasonable. The dessert that I had wasn't my favorite (it was an apple pie type dessert but soaked in a liquor) which was something I had never had before. Everyone enjoyed the atmosphere very much. Casual dining. Very neat décor. Shaped like a carrousel... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, European, Pizza, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Allee du Bornan 7, Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Vaud  >  Lausanne
  • Phone Number: +41 (0)21 601 40 30

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