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Cafe de Grancy

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Avenue du Rond-Point 1, Lausanne 1006, Switzerland
+41 21 616 86 66
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14 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2015 via mobile

We are from the US and an enjoyable meal is just as much the service as the food. I will give the restaurant much credit on the food but the service was just terrible. It took 15-20 minutes for anyone to acknowledge we were even there after sitting, even longer to get a menu or order something to drink. The... More 

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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63 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2015

Cafe de Grancy has really, really yummy food, great drinks, great staff and a cozy atmosphere! I suppose they change the menu often, so it's a different experience for the palate from time to time, and almost everything I've tasted there is simply delicious, from fish to chicken to cheese platters and desserts. The wine is also good, and the... More 

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Thank PinarAky
Lausanne, Switzerland
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2015 via mobile

I used to like going here to enjoy a relaxed sunday brunch or drink after work. But now its too full all the time. So I avoid it because I can never get a decent seat or have to squash in with other diners on the same table. Also waiting staff are not that friendly.

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Thank Corpal
Lausanne, Switzerland
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2015

We went to the restaurant for a special "deaf and mute" evening (ordering and service in Sign Language, etc). This part was disappointing and reduced to some information on sign language. We ordered their famous steak tartare, it was fine but not outstanding, perfectly cut meat, but on the bland side. Drinks are rather expensive. The place has great ambiance,... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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75 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2015

There are a few places in Lausanne, where cooks really cook and food tastes how it should taste. Café de Grancy is one of them. Real cosy old style french café atmosphere, "bistrot" like, you'll find some original dishes at a reasonable price, and also hand-crafted bier. Swiss restaurants are not really high quality anymore and often overprice and bad... More 

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Munich, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2015

I love to go at Cafe de Grancy on weekends mornings, sit in the comfortable chairs while reading a book or chatting with friends. The breakfast is abundant and good, the service is welcoming and smiley, and I fell home while relaxing. There is never too much noise in the Cafe, and I would define it the Swiss version of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2015

Had dinner here on my first night in Lausanne as it was just up the hill from the hotel I was staying in. Did not make a reservation and was placed on the terrace. Luckily weather was not cold. Quality of the food and drink was very good. Started with a salad and had the salmon for my main accompanied... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2015 via mobile

Eat here, drink here, relax and feel good. There is not much to fault- service and atmosphere excellent and it has a great vibe. If you don't like low sofas and arm chairs when eating (like me) then make sure you tell them you want a proper table seat but you may have to wait. This is a busy place... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2015 via mobile

As i can't speak or read french and there are lots of restaurants without english menu, i can only point at tye pictures posted by previous reviewers to place an order. Therefore, thanks to you all! About this restaurant, its all pack! Luckily, the waiter is kind enough to get me a seat, its not a proper dinner table but... More 

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2015

I've been to the Café de Grancy a few times now, both for lunch and diner but i went back a couple of weeks ago for brunch. I kept hearing about how special the brunch was, a must try in Lausanne etc. Finally booked and boy was i disappointed. The service was just plain bad, the waitress was rude. While... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, Swiss, Cafe, European, Central European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 00:00
Monday
08:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 00:00
Thursday
08:00 - 00:00
Friday
08:00 - 00:00
Saturday
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenue du Rond-Point 1, Lausanne 1006, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Vaud  >  Lausanne
  • Phone Number: +41 21 616 86 66

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