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Red Sea

rue de la Tour 17, Lausanne 1004, Switzerland
+41 21 311 03 87
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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African, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
rue de la Tour 17, Lausanne 1004, Switzerland
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Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Really amazing food that I could just not stop eating. Ended up eating more than my share and the kids actually ended up with less than their equal share ( we all ate from a common dish / plate and it’s easy to lose track...More

Thank Rakesh N
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

Just ear there!!! If you’re hungry and don’t want to go out partying just go to this place the food is awesome the customer service is perfect!

Thank Mirco M
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Ethiopian food of great quality and with superb service. It was cheap considering the amount and quality. Very tasty, and not so spicy that it will scare anyone away. On the contrary, it tasted excellent, and was a perfect finish to a business meeting, but...More

Thank Christoffer D
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

We were a party of six, three of which not acquainted yet with Ethiopian cuisine. We all loved it! The place is authentic and no frills, everybody very friendly. We'll be back!

Thank SimoGeneva
Reviewed 22 August 2017

I've found it by chance, but I was amazed. What convinced even more was the presence of many people from Ethiopia eaten and hanging around the place. Injera is amazing and the zighini (btw. I missed th egg) was enough spicy (I would suggest more...More

Thank josephvivits
Reviewed 29 June 2017

I went for lunch on a weekday. Standard furnishings and Ethiopian handicraft wall decorations. As usual there was a gaggle of African men sitting around drinking beer but being inoffensive to anyone. The place smelled like onions which made my eyes water a bit. But...More

Thank jaxzibit
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

The food was delicious and the waiter adorable. He offered us ethiopian tea after the dinner and was very attentive. Also the prices are pretty cheap, they exclusively use swiss meat. Great place!

Thank lulaajoy
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

This place is amazing, so amazing that I ate here three days in a row. Being an Eritrean it's usually hard to go out and find a restaurant that makes home made style meals . Not only is the food amazing but the chef is...More

Thank Rahwa G
Reviewed 11 May 2017

A real nice surprise, a 25 francs meal in Lausanne that is tasty, well done and interesting. If you don't mind eating with your fingers, go for it!

Thank JakCv
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Look at the photo at the head of this entry. This is the Red Sea special, an exciting selection of dishes all served on traditional sour dough pancakes. Eaten with the fingers, it tastes particularly good. We were given a very warm welcome and this...More

Thank John D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: rue de la Tour 17, Lausanne 1004, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Vaud  >  Lausanne
  • Phone Number: +41 21 311 03 87
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