Archive for the rolle Tag

Sunday Brunch: Latest Openings

The last few months have seen a flurry of new restaurants and gastro pubs openings in the region, serving up truly delish Sunday brunch. Here’s a couple of suggestions to get you through a rainy Sunday! 1. Blackbird House in Rolle, Grand rue 71 (VD) : fantastic new gastropub popular with young families, with a real buzz and fun vibe – exactly the mood booster you need on a drizzly November day! See photo below for their weekend […]

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Le Petit Cap: Lakeside Café

Since the major revamp of its high street, the small lakeside town of Rolle (VD) has become even more charming and, with its stunning castle and manicured lakefront promenade, it’s always a great place for an afternoon or early evening stroll.     The last time we were there we discovered a quirky little café on the Promenade des amoureux called “Le Petit Cap”, which overlooks Lac Léman and is nestled at the […]

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Le Bordu

If you’d like to make the most of the last days of summer, head to Le Bordu café in Rolle (VD) before it closes for the season and enjoy a light lunch accompanied by stunning views of Lac Léman. This quaint wooden caravan-cum-café sits at the bottom of one of the luscious gardens overlooking Rolle’s lakefront promenade. With its dappled outdoor seating and homemade fare of savoury quiches, terrines and smoothies from locally […]

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That’s Amore

We haven’t posted about good family restaurants for a while, so it’s time to share some photos of our latest discovery: Il Pulcinella in Rolle (VD). Situated along Route de Lausanne, across the road from the lake, it might look quite plain from the outside but it’s the perfect place for a relaxed family meal. Not only is service friendly & efficient, but they also have a small indoor playroom for […]

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Family Fun in Rolle

Don’t you find that, although the weather has turned miserably cold & foggy, your little ones still need plenty of outdoor time to burn off some of their excess energy? Well, mine do so I am always on the lookout for a good playground where we can all relax as a family and enjoy some of those breathtaking views only Switzerland can provide. Our latest discovery is the fantastic playground […]

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Great Days Out with the Kids

Spring is the best time to get out of Geneva and explore Switzerland (it’d be even better if it stopped raining, enough is enough now). We’ve still got a lot to go through on our bucket list but here’s some of the places we’ve visited so far, which the children have really enjoyed. We hope it will help if you’ve recently moved here and are looking for ideas for fun days-out. Please […]

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