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The Great Escape

) #35 of 591 Restaurants in Lausanne ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, , European
rue Madeleine 18, Lausanne 1003, Switzerland
+41 21 312 31 94
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Overview
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good53%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“hamburger” (14 reviews)
“wings” (2 reviews)
“potatoes” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, European, Pub
PRICE
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LOCATION
rue Madeleine 18, Lausanne 1003, Switzerland
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1 - 10 of 122 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you're looking for good pub food then look no further! Atmosphere is great whether you sit inside or outside and service is relatively quick. The price you pay for the food you get is more than fair and i would definitely recommend as it...More

Thank hawaianpizza
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

The food is really nice, especially the burgers and the side salads. Although the bread served was not fresh. BUT most importantly the prices were excellent compared with other restaurants in Lausanne. You can find good quality food for less than 20CFR. Good ambiance as...More

Thank Phaedra C
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for lunch today. I haven't been to the great escape for over a year and hoped it was still the same. I was delighted. We managed to get a seat outside on a busy sunny Friday. My husband hadn't been before. He...More

Thank Clarefstone
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

The Great Escape is definitely popular with the locals but it was so full it was impossible to order a drink! I generally don't have a problem with large groups but this was unpleasant. Excellent location and could be amazing in the summer

Thank Elaine M
Reviewed 26 February 2017

For a good lunch in the city, look no further than The Great Escape. The location outside is truly amazing and plenty of entertainment around during the Euro Cup! The burgers were delicious! Thank you!

Thank Shane T
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Nice atmosphere and very good food. I ate the house specialty hamburger, potatoes and beer for 22 chf, so the price is good for switzerland.

Thank Ertan T
Reviewed 16 February 2017

The hamburgers are really good. Very small seating area. In Summertime there is outside seating. Easy location.

Thank Nessy2014
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The food is excellent. The salads and the potatoes in particularly for me. My boyfriend prefers the burgers ... he's a man :-) . What I appreciate here it that the souses are home made , very tasty and healthy, the meat quality is very...More

Thank adelinul2000
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

This pub has everything. Nice beers, nice food, happy hour after 22.00 ( only 4 Franks the big one ), screens for watching football. The stuff that is working there is excellent. Many thanks for the wonderful night and the snaps :)) Au revoir !!!

Thank Ορφέας Γ
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Cool bar in a very nice location. Went there on Thursday evening, was still warm enough to stay outside. It was really busy but still got quickly my drink at the bar.

Thank Marc B
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Ballyhar
26 May 2017|
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Response from Ballyhar |
My error, it's on Saturday. I'll be in Nancy...
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Emerson and Jud... R
3 April 2015|
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Response from jonnym_ch | Property representative |
Hi Emerson, they don't have veggie burgers as far as i know but they do have a nice salade de chèvre chaud :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 11 - US$ 17
Cuisine
American, Bar, European, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
13:30 - 01:00
Monday
11:30 - 01:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 01:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 01:00
Thursday
11:30 - 02:00
Friday
11:30 - 02:00
Saturday
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: rue Madeleine 18, Lausanne 1003, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Vaud  >  Lausanne
  • Phone Number: +41 21 312 31 94
  • E-mail
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