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Fondue House

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Eisengasser 15, Lucerne, Switzerland
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Restaurant open to general public.
Good for:
Romance
Local cuisine

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  • 42
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  • 55
    Very good
  • 33
    Average
  • 21
    Poor
  • 59
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Very nice fondue.

We were not sure about entering this restaurant, the lady behind the counter shouted, "How many people?" But we really wanted fondue, so we went in. We were seated at the top which was not at all busy. We ordered the family fondue. It arrived with bags of bread and a pot of baby potatoes. It was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
greatdane108
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Johannesburg, South Africa
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

We were not sure about entering this restaurant, the lady behind the counter shouted, "How many people?" But we really wanted fondue, so we went in. We were seated at the top which was not at all busy. We ordered the family fondue. It arrived with bags of bread and a pot of baby potatoes. It was seriously tasty. At... More 

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5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Only one thing i know about swiss food is Fondue. My host recommended this restaurant, so I went. When I entered the restaurant there are 3 group of east asian eating Fondue. The one was Korean the other was Chinese last one was me Korean. And crew looks East south asian. Other crew looks Korean. (TRUST ME, I know the... More 

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MILANO
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217 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

An intimate Swiss place with homey furnishings and decor, this place offers great salad, cheese and oil fondues and other Swiss specialties. Great place to meet your friends, or have a special night out. I love the wood/swiss chalet look. The menu was impressive as well.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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49 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

I was visiting Luzern with 4 guests from Hong Kong when they decided to change plans and have fondue in before travelling back to Zurich. I quickly googled the restaurant and found it in the pedestrian area. We were lucky to get a table for 5. Except the manager, nobody spoke german, but I understood very quickly why. The restaurant... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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66 reviews 66 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

This is one of the best restaurants I've visited in lucerne. I went alone and despite a lot of customers coming in every 20mins, the man in the restaurant allow me to a reservation for myself.. The food is delicious! The first time I tried was the cheese fondue with bread for 1 pax.. The next day I returned and... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

The food in fondue house is just too good. They have easily the best raclette i've ever had in all of switerland. The way it is served is worth every bit. The other food as well is very good, they have yummy soups salads and very good spaghetti. wee-bit expensive so not exactly VFM but its all worth it. The... More 

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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

It was our first visit to Switzerland and we decided to try the local fondue. As we approached this restaurant a friendly man invited us in and joked with us about where we wanted to sit, before explaining how to correctly eat fondue. The secret is to stir rather than dip, by the way. The fondue was absolutely delicious. Words... More 

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Orange, California
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89 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015 via mobile

As is all of Switzerland, this place is very expensive. That being said, you get a lot of food. Keep that in mind. You don't need a portion for everyone. We shared two portions between four of us and it was more then we could eat. We were here on New Years Day so there weren't a lot of restaurants... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

The food is very expensive and unfortunately did not meet our expectations. My friends and I were really hyped up to give cheese fondue a try and were initially hesitant to pay so much. However, we decided to just dive in and give it a shot anyway. Unfortunately, our enthusiasm was not met well by the poor service. They do... More 

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Canton of Lucerne, Switzerland
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We were really looking forward to trying a Swiss fondue at this restaurant and had read some good reviews. The restaurant was full, which we thought was a good sign and the atmosphere inviting. We couldn't wait to get tucked in to some traditional Swiss cuisine. However, our excitement stopped almost immediately when the waiter came to take our order.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Eisengasser 15, Lucerne, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Lucerne  >  Lucerne

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Swiss

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Local cuisine

Description

Restaurant open to general public.

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