Our restaurant 3-star 10 min from Lausanne
A story, UNIQUE in the world

Franck Giovannini

Franck Giovannini

A gourmet cuisine of exception

In Crissier, near Lausanne, Chef Franck Giovannini crafts a cuisine using healthy products. It is a constantly evolving gourmet cuisine which upholds the philosophy of this great restaurant.

A cuisine of values


  • Respect of product: Every edible entering the restaurant is treated with respect by ensuring its essence is not altered.
  • Purity of taste: We work the ingredient without overly mixing the tastes. The dishes that structure the menu are conceived to avoid repeating flavours.
  • Product selection: Each product brought to the restaurant is sorted and selected according to its quality. We consider its texture, its visual aspect and its taste.
  • High level of control: Every morning we receive raw and whole ingredients to guarantee freshness and high quality.
  • Product freshness: The supply of produce is organized around the aim to maximize the freshness according to storage life.
  • Nutritional component: The menus are designed to encompass a variety of foods in order to ensure a nutritional balance.
  • Texture of the dishes: The ingredients are selected to create dishes that value the harmonious combination of textures.


Franck Giovannini


Benjamin Girardet, Frédy GIRARDET, Philippe ROCHAT, Benoît VIOLIER, Franck GIOVANNINI,

Five chefs led by an unconditional love of taste, products and the land.

A balance forged by more than 50 years in the service of haute cuisine.

Welcome to the Restaurant de l'Hôtel de ville de Crissier.


Art de la table
Virtual tour


Separate unique atmospheres, a subtle decor, a cuisine full of history, dive into the restaurant universe through this virtual tour.


underline the footprint of crissier’s 3-star CHEFs

Room Philippe Rochat

In the calm and relaxing environment of room Philippe Rochat, come live the present moment …

Room Frédy Girardet

Room Frédy Girardet where the whole history of the restaurant began.

The decoration is structured around the art of service, which like our cuisine is constantly evolving…

Private room Benoît Violier

On the 1st floor, private room Benoît Violier offers the discretion and comfort that business meals or birthday or marriage celebrations may require.

Franck Giovannini guests’ table

For a unique gastronomic experience close to the chefs at the Franck Giovannini’s table, you may contact the management of the Restaurant de l’Hôtel de Ville de Crissier at 021 634 05 05. This table is available only exceptionally depending on the activity program of the kitchen. Thank you for your understanding.

The smokehouse

The place for relaxation while enjoying a quality cigar.

The team of
Restaurant de l'Hôtel de Ville de Crissier
located near Lausanne



58 staff members

« Surround oneself of the best, demand perfection. The house encompasses a team of 58 staff members graduated from prestigious Swiss, French and other institutions abroad.

All staff shares their skills, their professionalism and their passion for food to the great satisfaction of Crissier’s guests.

We are inspired by approaches to management of high level athletes.

Team spirit, challenge, confidence, sharing. 4 values that unify our staff members. »

Épisode 2 / L'aventure continue avec Steve Ravussin !

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Practical information

The restaurant is open Tuesday through Saturday, 09:30AM to 11:30PM.

We welcome you for your meal from 12PM to 1PM and 7PM to 8:30PM.