The Lavaux restaurants

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, fa…
Swiss in Vevey

La Crémerie

This family-friendly Swiss eating spot, with adjacent laiterie (dairy), specializes in the ubiquitous moitié-moitié fondue (made from a combination of Gruyére and Vacherin Fribourgeois cheeses). The friendly staff a…
International in Vevey

Ze Fork

This nouveau-rustic lakefront bistro, with stone walls and low beams, is insanely popular. Book a table for a creative, market-fresh menu that spotlights the likes of torched mackerel in Earl Grey broth and carameli…
Swiss in Vevey

Le Mazot

In the heart of the Old Town, this tiny restaurant with quintessential striped canopy and flower-box pavement terrace is an institution of classic local cooking. Steaks and horse-meat fillets in a legendary house sa…
Swiss in Vevey

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 wine or coffee in the pinte (bar) at ground level.
Sushi in Vevey

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.
Swiss in Cully

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 sweet meringues with Gruyère double cream.
Swiss in Lutry

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 Geneva speciality, filets de perche.