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SCALA RESTAURANT - Art Deco Hotel Montana

Adligenswilerstrasse 22, Lucerne 6002, Switzerland
+41 41 417 35 41
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Ranked #5 of 268 restaurants in Lucerne
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $39 - $61
Cuisines: European, Diner, Italian, International
Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Atlanta
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We loved the creative, professional menu, and the impeccable service. The prices.......welcome to Switzerland.

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DirektorMontana, Sales & Marketing at SCALA RESTAURANT - Art Deco Hotel Montana, responded to this review

Dear guest We thank you for your feedback on TripAdvisor and are happy to read that you had a good time in our house. Lovely that you enjoyed our 15 points GaultMillau restaurant Scala with great view over Lucerne. We are looking forward to welcoming you again! Best regards Your HOTEL MONTANA team More

sydney
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

This restaurant has amazing views over Lake Lucerne to the mountain Pilatus and professional staff attending table. The food had interesting flavour combinations and we considered 3 courses for 45 euros was pretty good value for lunch at such a premier location. This would be an ideal restaurant for a special occasion.

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Dear guest We thank you for your feedback on TripAdvisor and are happy to read that you had a good time in our house. Lovely that you enjoyed our 15 points GaultMillau restaurant Scala with great view over Lucerne. We hope that we can welcome you again! Best regards Your HOTEL MONTANA team More

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We stayed at the Palace across the street and decided on Scala for our 30th anniversary dinner after reading the reviews and seeing the location firsthand. There were rose petals and pearls on our table when we arrived, and everything just kept getting better from there! We had the "Dine and Wine" option which meant that we were served a... More

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DirektorMontana, Sales & Marketing at SCALA RESTAURANT - Art Deco Hotel Montana, responded to this review

Dear guest First we would like to congratulate you to your 30th anniversary and we are very pleased that you have celebrated this special day with us. We thank you for your feedback on TripAdvisor. The whole team is happy to read that you had an enjoyable time in our house. Lovely that you enjoyed our 15 points GaultMillau restaurant... More

Cosby, Tennessee
Top Contributor
210 reviews 210 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

We are staying at the Hotel Montana and have eaten all of our meals at this location. Professionalism is apparent from both the kitchen and service staff. We both had the fowl for lunch that came with a variety of salads on the same plate. We have never experience perfectly cooked bird before. Tender and juicy with a touch of... More

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Dear guest The whole team is happy to read that you had an enjoyable time in our house. Lovely that you enjoyed our 15 points GaultMillau restaurant Scala with a great view over Lucerne. We hope that we can welcome you again! Best regards Your HOTEL MONTANA team More

Dublin, Ireland
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

I wanted us to celebrate my wife's birthday in a little style while in Lucerne, and decide on Scala. It was a wonderful choice. While booking, I asked that flowers be provided for my wife, and I got a personal e-mail from the deputy head of catering that this will be done. When we arrived, the flowers were there and... More

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DirektorMontana, Sales & Marketing at SCALA RESTAURANT - Art Deco Hotel Montana, responded to this review

Dear guest First we would like to congratulate your wife again to her birthday and we are very pleased that you have celebrated this special day with us. We thank you for your feedback on TripAdvisor. The whole team is happy to read that you had an enjoyable time in our house. Lovely that you enjoyed our 15 points GaultMillau... More

Lucerne, Switzerland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

The Montana has an amazing view, both from its bars and its restaurant. Service is excellent. The meal is very good, but even though the menu might let you think you're going to eat in a gourmet restaurant, it lacks the gourmet touch. To a Swiss standard, it's excellent; but if you like subtile food that surprises you, this is... More

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DirektorMontana, Sales & Marketing at SCALA RESTAURANT - Art Deco Hotel Montana, responded to this review

Dear Thomas Thank you for your feedback on TripAdvisor. The view over lake, the mountains and the city is definitely a highlight. We hope that we can welcome you again! Best regards Your HOTEL MONTANA team More

San Francisco, California
Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Being that we were staying at the Art Deco Montana, we decided to have dinner here as well. Scala is in a very nice room with large picture windows looking out onto Lake Lucerne and the mountains beyond. The ambience was very inviting and the food and service were very good. Our dining experience was quite enjoyable.

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DirektorMontana, Sales & Marketing at SCALA RESTAURANT - Art Deco Hotel Montana, responded to this review

Dear guest Your feedback is a motivation for the whole MONTANA team, we thank you! Even we are still impressed from the marvelous view over lake Lucerne and mountains from the MONTANA hill. Best regards Your HOTEL MONTANA team More

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Excellent food served in style on a beautiful terrace with magic views over a lake. Elegant environment especially if you are an admirer of Art Deco.

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DirektorMontana, Sales & Marketing at SCALA RESTAURANT - Art Deco Hotel Montana, responded to this review

Dear George We thank you for your feedback on TripAdvisor and are happy to read that you had a good time in our house. Lovely, that you enjoyed our 15 points GaultMillau restaurant Scala with great view over Lucerne. We would be glad to welcome you again in our house! Best regards Your HOTEL MONTANA team More

Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

I loved everything about this restaurant--the ambience, the cuisine, the service and the view. The ambience is so elegant, like a step back in time. One thing I liked in particular about the service was the team looking after our table. They were attentive without being too much. We wanted for nothing. The bar next door was cozy and inviting.... More

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DirektorMontana, Sales & Marketing at SCALA RESTAURANT - Art Deco Hotel Montana, responded to this review

Dear guest We thank you for your feedback on TripAdvisor and are happy to read that you had a good time in our house. Lovely, that you enjoyed our 15 points GaultMillau restaurant Scala with great view over Lucerne. We are looking forward to welcoming you again! Best regards Your HOTEL MONTANA team More

Lucerne, Switzerland
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

The Hotel/Restaurant is a little outside Center Town, but reachable by a hotel-own funiculaire (in face of the Palace Hotel). Large windows in all restaurant rooms make a great view over the Lake Lucerne, the Mountains and a part of the old town. I heard positive comments only.

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DirektorMontana, Sales & Marketing at SCALA RESTAURANT - Art Deco Hotel Montana, responded to this review

Dear guest We thank you so much for your opinion on TripAdvisor. The HOTEL MONTANA Team is happy to read that you had a wonderful stay whit us. We all hope that you returned with good memories from your trip and the city Lucerne. Our funicular is the shortest in the world and got this award from Guinness world records.... More

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