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Le Cygne Brasserie

rue du Maupas 2, Lausanne 1004, Switzerland
+41 21 312 21 80
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good41%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
8 Apr 2018
“Nice brasserie”
14 Aug 2017
“The fondue was as amazing as the service was slow”
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French, Swiss, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
rue du Maupas 2, Lausanne 1004, Switzerland
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

Went there for a business dinner on a Monday. So the place was rather quiet. But service was good and food excellent, with an eclectic menu offering dishes for all tastes. A nice place if you happen to be around.

Thank Swissdiver
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We got here fairly hungry and by the time the (very nice) waiters had come around... brought the menu.... come around to take the order.... and brought the food... we were ready to eat the table. But the fondue was divine, and the salads and...More

1  Thank MrsC123456
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

We came here because this fancy looking place was actually one of the cheaper restaurants on the street. The food was absolutely delicious although we didn't order any appetisers or desserts as it was all too expensive.

Thank Dennis P
Reviewed 21 December 2016

I have just went 2 times to this restaurant whose management recently changed. The new formula is quite attractive with daily menus around SFR 21.-- each day including starter and main course. The first time i took a cheese fondue (one of the few restaurants...More

Thank Gilbert B
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Looks like at was locals eating here. Had a nice homey feel to the place. Food was good. Had steak and potatoes. Beer was superb, as it should be in Switzerland. Enjoyable dinner in a lively atmosphere.

Thank xfooey
Reviewed 25 September 2016

I like this place because the atmosphere on the closed terrace is quite romantic - with a nice view of the usually lively street -- and the food is good. It's not as noisy as many Lausanne restaurants, it's well located, and the new staff...More

Thank roadwatcher
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Bistro food and good beer served by friendly staff. Located at the edge to the old town, close to the Ibis central hotel.

Thank Katesgrove
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Rotten lettuce, insects in the plate, terrible service and atmosphere in this expensive, traditional restaurant. Nothing seems fresh or homemade. Glasses taste like soap.

Thank Guillemette6
Reviewed 8 June 2016

Place with history and authentic style with a fresh touch of a talented team of chefs and servers. The menu is brilliant and all my friends and family members adored whatever they tried. The choice of finely selected wines and beers is impressive! They also...More

Thank pualani_dakine
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Private Dining, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:45
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:45
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:45
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:45
09:30 - 23:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: rue du Maupas 2, Lausanne 1004, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Vaud  >  Lausanne
  • Phone Number: +41 21 312 21 80
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From November 1st 2018, the new Swan team will be delighted to welcome you to this legendary and historic Lausanne brewery. Our chef Julien Goy will offer you a menu of brasserie dishes, many suggestions as well as various daily and seasonal menus. Regional wines chosen with care will be proposed to you. A single wish, that you spend pleasant moments in a cordial atmosphere in a true bistrot of time.
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