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Le Palais Oriental

quai Ernest- Ansermet 6, Montreux 1820, Switzerland
+41 21 963 12 71
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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Moroccan, Middle Eastern, Persian, Lebanese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
quai Ernest- Ansermet 6, Montreux 1820, Switzerland
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I visit the place quite often when my Istanbul nostalgia becomes unbearable and I need a cup of Turkish coffee and some baklava to sooth my soul. The interiors are simply great, a truly oriental palace, and you can have a great view of the...More

Thank Navratri
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We saw the reviews that said "not worth the price", but it was our honeymoon and we thought a sunset dinner would be nice. The food was good, but seriously not worth the price. We ordered the falafel to start- $18 for 3. Okay...whatever. We...More

Thank brooke711
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I could write 2 pages of my experience- but I guess the following words can describe it simple but exact: delicious, warm welcome, feels like home, memories of childhood, best persian food next to my moms kitchen, felt honored- Thank you Mr. Gharibi and Team!...More

Thank AnahitaZH
Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently dined at Palais Oriental with a group of 10. We had the Menu Persepolis which included plenty of different mezze dishes, a big plate of Iranian grilled meat and various rice as well as baklava with ice-cream, followed by Turkish coffee or mint...More

Thank Rothenthurm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I used to visit this place a lot back when i lived in Switzerland. Even though it is quite pricy it is an amazing place with delicious cuisine. I would usually visit it when I would get homesick and missed Azeri food.

Thank GirlinBaku
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In front of the beautiful lake of Geneva this elegant restaurant and the fantastic food will be in your memory for ever Mr Gharib and his expert team are the best in hospitality , If you want the best persian food and hospitality in europe...More

Thank JalalAhmadzadeh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for families, even large ones. Plenty of food options including those picky kids. Fantastic Persian cuisine! Both appetizers and main course never fails.

Thank Jeddahwe77
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Superb restaurant in every possible sense of the word. Fancy atmosphere and at the same time very warm as well. The food is stunning, served by a very nice and professional staff. Very deserved *****

Thank Oreste G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love lebanese cuisine and the food was great, we had a mezze platter and a salad. The food is quite pricey however. The lebanese red wine was nice, although too warm on the hot night of our visit. The waiters are very professional and...More

Thank thurisutter
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was ok Service was reasonable but nothing spectacular Would not recommend it again Expensive and not worth it You need to order minimum amount of food

Thank jaxdoc123
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: quai Ernest- Ansermet 6, Montreux 1820, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Vaud  >  Montreux
  • Phone Number: +41 21 963 12 71
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