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SCALA RESTAURANT - Art Deco Hotel Montana

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ART DECO HOTEL MONTANA, Lucerne 6002, Switzerland
+41 41 417 35 41
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Fantastic evening in Restaurant Scala, Luzern

Fantastic experience. Start with a drink in the lounge bar, on the balacony, with lake and city view. Then move to the restaurant terrace, with same view and sunset, serving exquisite foor and great accompanying wines, with great customer service. We had a business dinner that we'll always remeber... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
Hans C
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Leuven, Belgium
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Scenic view
  • Bar scene
  • Entertaining clients
  • Doing business
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Rochester, Minnesota
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We ate here for breakfast two mornings in a row. Disappointed each morning. The service was atrocious. There only seemed to be one person working and getting his attention was difficult at best. We all wanted coffee/tea which was something that had to be ordered and it was an exercise in futility. It's a buffet so it wouldn't see like... More 

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Leuven, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Fantastic experience. Start with a drink in the lounge bar, on the balacony, with lake and city view. Then move to the restaurant terrace, with same view and sunset, serving exquisite foor and great accompanying wines, with great customer service. We had a business dinner that we'll always remeber as one of the best.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Stayed in this great hotel and decided to try Scala, their hotel restaurant. The only reason it gets two stars is the amazing view. The food is average and very expensive. We started with the crab cake which was bland. The Risotto was also average with uninspiring vegetables. The entire presentation of each dish was surprisingly elementary for such an... More 

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Memphis
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

We went here, as we were staying at the hotel and had read good reviews. The views are amazing, and so is the food. My husband had the monkfish and I had the saffron risotto with seafood. They were both so good. Then we had the cheese platter...oh my...so good. If you love cheese, you have to get the cheese... More 

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Miami, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

The Hotel Montana is perched up on a hill where the restaurant is located. From the moment you walk into the restaurant and you look out of the windows it takes your breath away. We arrived close to sunset and the views of the Swiss Alps were so beautiful that it didn’t seem real more of a painted back drop.... More 

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Milan, Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I went in there for a birthday dinner and everything was perfect, moreover after dinner my friends and I spent time in the piano Bar. The pianist was incredible and played really well.

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

You walk out onto the terrace as you are seated here and if you can keep your jaw from dropping you are unusual. Six stories high, it feels like the lake and the snow topped mountains and the twon are painted in front of you. It is as magnificent a sight as you will ever have while dining. Then, you... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

The Scala restaurant is one of my favourite near Zurich. My family were there for dinner early this month to celebrate mother’s day. We were seated in the terrace. The terrace was still wonderful with nice view overlooking lake of Luzern, but the course dinner menu was poor(selection & food quality) for a special day like mother’s day. My main... More 

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Mississauga
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Recommended by a store clerk, we made our way to this jazz bar for an afternoon drink, and stayed for 2! The hotel is up on a hill overlooking Lake Luzern, but don't worry, there is a tram that will get you there. What a view- enjoy the sights and your carefully crafted drinks!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

See title. Enough said. Not just the food but also an excellent selection of wine. If u are lucky Tom will be your servant. We'll be back for sure.

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Additional Information about SCALA RESTAURANT - Art Deco Hotel Montana

Address: ART DECO HOTEL MONTANA, Lucerne 6002, Switzerland
Phone Number: +41 41 417 35 41
Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Lucerne  >  Lucerne
Average Prices: USD 37 - 58
Cuisine: Italian, International, European, Diner

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: ART DECO HOTEL MONTANA, Lucerne 6002, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Lucerne  >  Lucerne
  • Phone Number: +41 41 417 35 41

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 37 - 58
  • Cuisine: Italian, International, European, Diner

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view, Bar scene, Entertaining clients, Doing business

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