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Le Carrousel de Vidy

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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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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

We used to like this place but we no longer do. As a starter tapas item we ordered ( mentioned aubergine in the title) was disgusting. Breading smelled like fried fish, the so called ham inside had grey color as well as soggy uncooked aubergine. Two small pieces of it cost about 7 chf. But I wouldn't eat it for... More 

Thank Dobrapralka
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

We had dinner here last night and it seemed like a lovely restaurant and the food was tasty but unfortunately my husband and I both got sick and were up all night in our hotel bathroom after we ate the pizza we had ordered. Our son ate a different dish so we narrowed it down to the pizza. It's ruined... More 

Thank Sylvia J
Lausanne, Switzerland
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63 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2016

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.

Thank PinarAky
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64 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank MagdaOltean
Lausanne, Switzerland
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles 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 

2 Thank Expat_CH
Shanghai, China
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71 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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 

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 bubbles 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 

2 Thank Catherine1128
Lausanne, Switzerland
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2015

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

Thank delphinedoc
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80 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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 

1 Thank LizzyMEB
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59 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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.

Thank Udismoshe

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Pizza
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, 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?