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“Cheerful and noisy”
Review of La Bossette

La Bossette
Ranked #132 of 790 Restaurants in Lausanne
Cuisines: Swiss, Bar
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 4 June 2017

I chose the dal, which turned out to be a soupy mix of fava beans, lentils and potatoes in a thick sauce, served with a small glass of yoghurt with chopped coriander and a side salad of lettuce and one cherry tomato, with a very strong mustardy dressing. It was OK but overpriced at 22frs. Several of my companions chose burgers (they were very thick), attractively served with fries in a wire basket and salad, but they were very unevenly cooked - one overdone and one so underdone as to be inedible. At the time of ordering no one asked if they wanted them bleu, à point, bien cuit or whatever. The warm asparagus salad with grenadine seeds looked very appetizing. As for dessert, they had run out of tirami su so I only saw the lemon tart which looked OK, it was enhanced by bits of fresh fruit on top. The back room was quiet (very plain decor) but at the front one could not hear oneself speak because of the loud music.

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1  Thank Barbara E
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Reviewed 4 August 2016

If you're looking for a good bar with a great mood and awesome beer, you are in the right spot! Snacks are good and well served, if you want eat (the cooking is good), you have to think to book.

Thank lo_lausanne
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Reviewed 20 December 2015

We went there for dinner. We could not eat, so I am not commenting here on the quality of the food (despite a friend of mine who was food poisoned with a salmon tartare there a month ago).
I will just describe the atmosphere that we witnessed, as the atmosphere largely defines the quality of the moment.

I called to ask whether we could eat at 6.30pm. I was told yes, so we went there. When we arrived, some drunken old scum exhibited passive agressive behaviour towards us.
Some guys were having a beer, and greeted us with a sarcastic "bonsoir" (being from the region, it was easy to recognise their attitude).

The waitress, who was nice though, told us that the kitchen will not be ready for at least an hour. So that was it for our dinner.
On our way out, the old alcoholic wreck slammed the door on my face, which he skipped by a few centimeters. He was defiant.

Maybe the food is nice.

The issue with that place is that you are likely to be confronted with frustrated marginal unpleasant other guests (a local narrow-minded ignorant version of a failed pre-hipster, if you wish). So if you are sensitive to those things and if you happen not to fit with their ad hoc silly criteria, they are likely to let you feel it.

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Thank MarcusScipion
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Reviewed 25 July 2015

I've tasted several dishes and they were all good or excellent ( the potato thing with salmon on top or mezze trio were particulary tasty!) The service is very nice and welcoming; great selection of foreign beers and tasty wines for a reasonable price. One of a kind and definately a must if you live in Lausanne.

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Thank Paulina K
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Reviewed 5 June 2015

Good beer, good food, nice staff! Small place and can get loud, but that's part of the charm of the place!

Thank Kenny G
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