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Au Couscous

rue Enning 2/1er, Lausanne 1003, Switzerland
+41 21 312 98 00
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good39%
  • Average22%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“prunes” (2 reviews)
“mat” (2 reviews)
“mezes” (6 reviews)
Closes in 30 min
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Moroccan, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Tunisian, Lebanese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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rue Enning 2/1er, Lausanne 1003, Switzerland
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Reviews (145)
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1 - 10 of 27 reviews

Reviewed 12 October 2017

I went to this restaurant with my wife and 2 other people. We took the menu' mezzes (it include all the 15 mezzes they have in the menu, if I remember correctly it's 33 chf for person). This menu represent perfectly this etnic cuisine. I...More

Thank f0xit
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

The food was good, but very pricy especially when the you consider the slow service. Luckily the older waitress was really nice

Thank Akira Z
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Just arrived in Lausanne, we were attracted by the oriental shaped neons around the windows. The restaurant is on the 2nd floor, and the entry door is barely visible... but inside the place is big, and quite busy on a Saturday night. Our table neighbor...More

Thank Eric W
Reviewed 7 March 2016

I quite liked the decoration of the restaurant... it was comfortable and ambient. The menu offers many different options, notably a large (cold) mezze section and different types of couscous dishes. If you are a vegetarian, you will have plenty of options. The food itself...More

Thank jessicamclement
Reviewed 1 February 2016

The restaurant has a nice decor, with a peculiar ceiling. The service is really nice. Nevertheless, it was very noisy, and we had problems to talk to each other. Talking about food, we ordered merguez and a combo of 9 different meze: the quality of...More

Thank riccardo t
Reviewed 9 January 2016

The place has not changed in years; you still find vouchers for free merguez below the carpet at the entrance. The tables are way to close to one another so you cannot have a private conversation and you cannot avoid any conversation around you. People...More

Thank VBNR
Reviewed 5 October 2015 via mobile

We visited Couscous while visiting Lausanne for a few days and we're not disappointed. The decor and layout were very cool, giving the feeling of a cozy restaurant while still having plenty of room to ourselves. The food was absolutely amazing. Definitely go for one...More

Thank Elan H
Reviewed 27 September 2015

We ordered vegetarian couscous and it was huge disappointment, old veggies with some kind of souce that tasted like coloured water. The price was much too high. I strongly don't recommend going there if you are vegetarian or if you are not. You will get...More

Thank Leyleh
Reviewed 27 September 2015

Dont go! are the best words to describe this restaurant. Really DONT ever go!!! is even better if you are a vegitarian . Now, a few facts are important so that the BAD review is grounded in fact. > The food was flavorless > The...More

1  Thank Arthur C
Reviewed 1 April 2015

Easy to find, super nice interior, friendly waitress and super yummie food. We had a special dish for 2 Persons with contained 9 plates with different dishes (served mostly vegetarian and cold). You should def. go there!!! Oh and have some maroccan mint tea.

Thank nadjacarina
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 63
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:30 PM - 1:30 AM
6:30 PM - 1:30 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
6:30 PM - 1:30 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
6:30 PM - 1:30 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
6:30 PM - 1:30 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
6:30 PM - 1:30 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
6:30 PM - 1:30 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: rue Enning 2/1er, Lausanne 1003, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Vaud  >  Lausanne
  • Phone Number: +41 21 312 98 00
  • E-mail
This legendary oriental restaurant offers you a wide choice of Moroccan and vegetarian dishes, Lebanese mezzes, as well as a selection of excellent wines. A performance of oriental dancing every Wednesday.
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