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Le Nil Bleu

place de l' Ours 1, Lausanne 1005, Switzerland
+41 21 312 89 80
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
2 Oct 2016
“Delicious Ethiopian dishes & warm, welcoming staff”
3 weeks ago
“First experience”
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African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
place de l' Ours 1, Lausanne 1005, Switzerland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend wanted to go here for Ethiopian food. This was my first time trying Ethiopian food. I loved the food, highly recommend it.

Thank Rici17
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Went for dinner with three friends. We had found BuyClub coupons and decided to try this Ethiopian restaurant. Upon booking we mentioned that we were going to use the coupons we had bought. So far so good. We sat at the table they indicated us...More

Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent végétarian & meat platter. We got an extra portion with no additional fee. We tried 3 different beers and all were delicious and without additives. Relaxed atmosphere. Decent prices. Will go back for sure.

Thank esalagean
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Love the food here -one of my favourite restaurants in Lausanne. A brilliant place to meet with friends and share dishes. The staff are really friendly and the atmosphere is relaxed. Highly recommended.

Thank EChemin
Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

Great service, nice staff. Excellent wine from Ethiopia. Also a great place for vegetarians to eat ! One of the best Ethiopian restaurants in Lausanne !

Thank Jogrga
Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

Great place! Food is excellent and the owners are a warm, welcoming couple that always make us feel at home! We are regulars and are happy to walk to the other side of the city to enjoy their excellent cuisine!

Thank 677sandrines
Reviewed 24 September 2015

I must confess that every time i visit Lausanne I must visit this restaurant. The restaurant is small and cosy. For some the seating might be a bit to close to each other although it serves traditional Ethopian food and makes you feel at home...More

Thank Allwyna
Reviewed 22 September 2015

This restaurant serves good and authentic Ethiopian food, but unfortunately I would not visit this establishment again, because of the poor service. Maybe we visited on a super busy night, because they certainly seemed to be understaffed, but it was still bit of a downer...More

Thank Kanerva L
Reviewed 29 April 2015

Great food and pleasantly served and prepared. A nice way to escape stress and enjoy the friends you are with. I have been there multiple times (5). I am always pleased. It is run by a husband and wife team.

Thank philsner
Reviewed 24 January 2015

Very very tasty food and a reasonable price, given this is Switzerland. I ordered the gommen-besega lamb (with spinach, onions and green bell peppers). My friend ordered one of the vegetarian options (yatekelt wet). They were served together (see pic) on 3 overlapping pancakes with...More

Thank Bettys_Best_Bets
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Gabrielle I
Is the meat halal ? Thank you
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:45
10:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:45
10:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:45
10:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:45
10:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:45
10:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:45
10:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: place de l' Ours 1, Lausanne 1005, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Vaud  >  Lausanne
  • Phone Number: +41 21 312 89 80
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