Vaud Restaurants

L'Auberge de l'Onde

  • Centre Ville Map It
  • St-Saphorin
  • Swiss

Published 04/14/2015

Fodor's Review

Once the main relais (stagecoach stop) between the Simplon Pass and Geneva, this vineyard stop is out of central casting, groaning with history and heady with atmosphere: Igor Stravinsky and Charlie Chaplin were among the artists loyal to its charms. The tiny wood-paneled pinte (café), where winemakers come to read the daily papers with a pitcher of St-Saph, as they call it, and devour the upscale plat du jour, is enticing, as are the adjacent, white-tablecloth salons and upstairs-attic beamed grillroom. The staff hovers while day-tripping connoisseurs and repeat faithfuls sniff and roll perfumed wine over their tongues and savor exquisite dishes from the top-notch kitchen.

Restaurant Information


Centre Ville, St-Saphorin, Vaud, 1071, Switzerland

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Restaurant Details:

  • Closed Mon. and Tues. late Dec.–mid-Jan., and 1 week at Easter

Published 04/14/2015


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