Top Choice Bar in Lausanne

Les Arches

Occupying four arches of Lausanne’s magnificent Grand Pont (built between 1839 and 1940) above Place de l’Europe, this is the perfect port of call for that all-essential, after-work drink in the warm evening sun or …
Top Choice Pub in Vevey

Le Non-Stop

This bar-and-burger joint looks more like a British pub than anything else, and the crowd that mills around it smiling all day certainly adds to that impression, but it's actually a hot spot for some pretty serious …
Top Choice Pub in Lausanne

Great Escape

Everyone knows the Great Escape, a busy student pub with pub grub (great burgers) and an enviable terrace with a view over Place de la Riponne. From the aforementioned square, walk up staircase Escaliers de l’Univer…
Club in Lausanne


With five floors of entertainment, four dance floors and a restaurant called Bedroom, MAD (Moulin á Danse de Lausanne) is a mad sort of place, going strong since 1985 in the Flon area. Music can be anything (reggaet…
Bar in Lausanne

Terrasse des Grandes Roches

Mid-evening, Lausanne's hipsters move to this fabulous terrace replete with pool table, table football, palm trees and deckchairs beneath an arch of the Bessières Bridge, built between 1908 and 1910. Steps lead up t…
Bar in Vevey


Just off Grande Place, there's a world of cool behind the bright yellow door of this cafe-restaurant-bar. The cuisine is modern, fresh, seasonal and global, and on sunny days you can enjoy the shade of a grand old c…
Bar in Lausanne

Caffè Bellini

Lausanne's most charming terrace is tucked away in the Old Town and is the spot for summertime drinks, with fairy lights, a cool crowd and a retro-influenced interior. Antipasto platters and pizzas are good, and the…
Bar in Vevey

Charly's Au P'tit Théâtre

Opposite the eponymous restaurant, this makeshift-looking bar smack-bang on the waterfront is always packed and the crowd is always looking pleased as punch. And in a spot like this, with views like these and a deli…
Irish Pub in Montreux

Barrel Oak

Everybody loves an Irish Pub and Montreux is no exception: the Barrel Oak is loved for its convivial vibe, great craic and daily set menus. Pop in for a beer and you might find yourself dining with the crowd.
Club in Lausanne

Le D! Club

DJs spin house in all its latest sub-forms at this heaving club. Take the stairs down from Rue du Grand-Pont and turn right before descending all the way into Place Centrale.