Restaurants

Top Choice Swiss in Nyon

Hôtel-Restaurant de la Plage

This low-key lakeside hotel in Gland, 7km northeast of Nyon, gets packed on account of its rendition of Lake Geneva’s ubiquitous filets de perche (perch fillets), pan-fried in a divinely buttery, herbed secret-recip…
Top Choice Swiss in Vevey

Denis Martin

Charismatic and engaging, chef Denis Martin is one of the country’s biggest names in Swiss contemporary cooking and molecular cuisine. His tasting menu – think Michelin-starred – is a thrilling succession of 20-odd …
Top Choice Swiss in Vevey

Café Tivoli

The little town of Châtel-St-Denis, 13km northeast of Vevey via the A12, warrants a visit solely for its legendary fondue moitié-moitié (made with Gruyére and Vacherin Fribourgeois) cooked up at this much-loved, fam…
Top Choice Swiss in Vevey

La Crémerie

Friendly staff and a relaxed, unpretentious environment make this family-friendly Swiss eatery with adjacent laiterie (dairy), specializing in the ubiquitous moitié-moitié fondue (made from a combination of Gruyére …
Top Choice Tapas in Lausanne

Eat Me

Eat Me's tagline of 'The world on small plates' will give you an idea of what this fun, immensely popular and downright delicious resto-bar is all about: global tapas, basically, with everything from baby burgers (s…
Top Choice Burgers in Lausanne

Holy Cow

A Lausanne success story, with branches in Geneva, Zürich and France, its burgers (beef, chicken or veggie) feature local ingredients, creative toppings and witty names. Grab an artisanal beer, sit at a shared woode…
Top Choice Swiss in Les Diablerets

Botta 3000

The striking white-cube-design of this high-altitude restaurant atop the Glacier de Tsanfleuron is the contemporary handiwork of Swiss starchitect Mario Botta, with gastronomic dining on the top floor and a self-ser…
Top Choice Swiss in Nyon

La Plage de Nyon

In the warmer months you'll love the refreshingly chilled-out vibe of this casual 'beachfront' kitchen. It uses seasonal ingredients and lake-fresh fish to produce healthy, seafood-centric small and share plates tha…
European in Montreux

Restaurant le 45

Although the presentation of a fairly standard European and international hotel menu can be a little hit and miss, the panoramic view and expansive terrace combined make dining at this restaurant of the Grand Hôtel …
Modern European in Lausanne

Eligo

With a name from the Latin meaning ‘to choose’, this glamorous establishment replete with chic concrete-and-wood interior and Chef Guillaume Raineix at the helm, keeps it simple with a judicious menu grounded in loc…