Must see restaurants in Lake Geneva & Vaud

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    Buvette du Mont Tendre

    Claude Crottaz and his team prepare traditional Swiss cuisine in this breathtakingly located mountain hut atop Mont Tendre (1679m), the highest peak in…

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    Auberge de l'Onde

    In the delightful village of St Saphorin, you'll find wonderful rotisserie meats and imaginative Med-influenced dishes. It’s also great for a glass of…

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    Ichioshi Sushi

    This fabulous and tiny restaurant stuck in a corner prepares some of the best sushi and sashimi you'll find for miles, at reasonable prices.

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    Café Romand

    Tucked away in an unpromising-looking arcade, this Lausanne legend dating to 1951 is a welcome blast from the past. Locals pour into the broad, somewhat…

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    Gelateria Venezia

    The extraordinary Italian-style ice cream at this legendary gelateria attracts punters from near and far (even from across the lake in France). Daniele…

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    Restaurant du Pont

    Situated in a solid old building high up in the Old Town, the summer terrace here is a riot of blooms, and the soundtrack is that of water rushing down to…

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    Dine beneath parasols around an age-old stone fountain outside or on vintage flexi-plastic inside at this hybrid eating-drinking space that morphs into a…

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    Lovers of exotic hot chocolate, teas and dishes with an Asian twist should make a pilgrimage to this gorgeous old-fashioned cafe, one block back from the…

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    La Tour de Gourze Christine Martin

    The simple wooden chalet-restaurant at Tour de Gourze cooks up traditional fondues, cheesy croûtes (toasted bread smothered in melted cheese) and heavenly…

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    Out by the University of Lausanne, this student favourite is known for its great service, wide range of traditional Indian cooking (all your favourites)…

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    Café de la Poste

    This little cafe has a wonderful lakefront terrace with beautiful views across the lake to the Alps and serves traditional Swiss fare, including the Lake…