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rue du Torrent 9, Vevey 1800, Switzerland
+41 21 923 76 25
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09:00 - 12:00
14:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 12:00
14:00 - 17:00
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

The restaurant setting was fitting just right to a group of foreigners came from different countries. Rather named it as national, it's family to 'international' guests. The presentation of the food is just amazing, although the cooking and the taste is just okay, overall is still good to be recommended.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Although it took some time to serve, the food here is quite good. Not much diversity, nice for a long dinner followed by a drink.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

50 francs minimum spending for paying with à crédit card at the bar...!!! ARE YOU JOCKING ?? This is not permissive in Switzerland !!

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Thank Olivier B
Lausanne, Switzerland
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55 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Trendy place in Vevey for sure, nice outdoor tables. The type of fusion food that offers a bit of everything, with the right menu length. The dishes are beautifully presented though the taste is not always that spectacular. The gaspacho arrived in a dramatic frozen cloud but was far too loaded with vinegar. My chocolate & nuts mousse was nicely... More 

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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

The food is ok, but the waiters are so bad and unpolite. We have been waiting for the water half hour. On the menu more then half of dishes was not available. Just for design addicted people.

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Thank Raffaele C
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39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

The first thing that strikes you are the tables in lovely mosaic patterns under the trees on an outdoor terrace. The lake is across the way. Young friendly waiters. Two menus possible at lunch, we had fish, very good, with a carrot salad as a starter. The best is dessert : they bring little glasses of different desserts, chocolate mousse,... More 

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Thank Susie M
Vevey, Switzerland
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

The place to go for lunch, excellent service and outstanding quality of food. As the choices at lunch time are limited, two menus and different salads, quality will impress you by freshness, presentation and size of portions. Advance booking is recommended as it gets busy. Dinner is also a treat, even though the small choice. Go for it you will... More 

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Divonne-les-Bains, France
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

quite a large indoor seating area as well as an outdoor patio area for eating at. Seems to attract young clientele. Friendly service, good food, reasonably priced for vevey-would go back

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

Really trendy cool vibe with clean modern presented. The starters of trio of eggs, shrimps with avocado , Salmon with grapefruit were beautiful presented and tasted great Main courses of beef, duck and risotto were excellent present nice quality and good size portions Service was friendly and efficient with a young trend people with a smile

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Bourg-en-Lavaux, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2016

It was ages since I hadn't gone to the National. Everything is changed but it's still a magical place. The decor is a bit fancy and just looking around is something. We just went for the menu and found the cuisine very inventive. Everything was good and the prices were fair. A lovely supper.

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Thank Thierry J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, French
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
09:00 - 12:00
14:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 12:00
14:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 12:00
14:00 - 17:00
Thursday
09:00 - 12:00
14:00 - 17:00
Friday
09:00 - 12:00
14:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: rue du Torrent 9, Vevey 1800, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Vaud  >  Vevey
  • Phone Number: +41 21 923 76 25

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