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SCALA RESTAURANT - Art Deco Hotel Montana

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

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  • 170
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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
Delicious food with amazing view!

Definitely worth a visit if you are in Lucerne. View is fantastic and food is also very good. Good choice for desserts here too.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
Rohit S
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Scenic view
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Definitely worth a visit if you are in Lucerne. View is fantastic and food is also very good. Good choice for desserts here too.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Excellent food and great service in a spectacular location with phenomenal views. Hopefully you will be able to dine outside which will make the experience even better.

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Basel, Switzerland
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106 reviews 106 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

The terrace has an amazing view of the lake - so good , it's hard to believe it's real. The place is popular and we'll organized although the drinks service can be a little slow. The buffet has a huge choice of very well prepared food - an excellent choice for Sunday brunch

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Runcorn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Our Silver Wedding Anniversary dinner was made special by the attentiveness of the staff. A very expensive meal but one we won't forget and I don't think you can put a price on a memory.

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zürich
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We were staying over the Christmas eve 2014-2015 and paid for the full package including the drinks in the bar and the dinner a la carte. . I visited the restaurant before, in 2004 and 2012. Well, nothing has changed. The food and the service for the money one pays here is below any critique. The staff exploits .The e... More 

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Great lunch, amazing location! We had lunch in the terrace overlooking the lake, the food was tasty and the service very attentive. I would love to go back for dinner maybe, to see how it looks like at night with all the lights on!

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

The restaurant environment is charming and elegant, well crafted and warm. It is a beautiful spot with a great view around the lake (but hard to see outside at night with all the internal lights). The service is kind and attentive, all waiters have a smile and are very present to help. Food was good too: we had a long... More 

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

I spent christmas with my family and a few friends. To be honest, I expected much more regarding the hotel and the critics from the restaurant, even though the menu was quiet nice the cookings skills are to be improved. first of all, we wanted to spend christmas to spend in a hotel because usually they have a breath taking... More 

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

This is where I soaked up European style dining. You are encouraged to take your time, relax and enjoy everything Scala has to offer. We ordered the Chef's courses. Every dish was plated beautifuly.

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Basel, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

On a sunny Sunday lunch time this is archetypal Switzerland. Its own small mountain lift from the street up to the hotel and a great view of the lake and surrounding mountains, especially from the Scala terrace. its busy for Sunday lunch but the food , both the selection and the quality, is very good - but the drinks service... More 

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Restaurant Details

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

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