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A foodie destination

Lausanne is bursting with venues and events that will delight foodies. Brunch, gourmet meals, desserts and chocolate... everything is there to tempt your taste buds. You will also be able to sample exceptional wines produced in the region, whether by visiting the cellars directly or by going to one of the city’s numerous wine bars.

Unmissable events that will tickle your taste buds:

Top venues for good food:

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Gastronomic encounters

Lausanne has more than 300 restaurants catering for all appetites, from brasserie to exclusive fine dining. Here is a selection of establishments recommended by the Gault&Millau and Michelin guides.

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Sweet Lausanne guided tour

Discover the magic of the city and its secrets accompanied by a professional guide. Explore all the subtleties of Lausanne: its centre, its both antique and modern architecture, its picturesque spots and its famous trendy district. As a conclusion and to make this experience unforgettable, a tasty surprise will be waiting for you. Yummy!

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Weekend brunches

Particularly popular among inhabitants, whether taken with friends or as a family, the brunch is an opportunity to discover high-quality local products.

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Regional cuisine

A selection of typical restaurants and brasseries, some around a hundred years old, offering local and Swiss specialities.

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The best summer terraces in Lausanne

Trendy, student-friendly, hidden away, with a panoramic view, in the city centre or surrounded by greenery: a small selection of the most beautiful terraces in Lausanne.

Lausanne à Table - © Elise Heuberger

Lausanne à table

This taste tingling summer food festival runs from March to October

For those who want to follow insiders advice, MyLausanne will help you  find the trendiest places to eat in Lausanne:

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Lausanne : Café, restaurants, … new trendy places

In Lausanne, new café and restaurants open all the time. Here are some of the new places you should try in Lausanne.


To sample the exceptional wines of Lausanne:

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Wine cellars and wine bars

Wine remains an integral part of the history of the Pays de Vaud, which includes four winegrowing regions, two of which take in the city of Lausanne: Lavaux, a UNESCO world heritage site, and La Côte.  All the variety of wines can be tasted in the cellars, the restaurants or in one of the wine bars in the city.


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