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Restaurant Bam Bou

$$$$
Japanese, Bar, Sushi, Pub, Fusion
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Sempacherstrasse 14, Lucerne CH-6002, Switzerland
041 226 86 86
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This restaurant is at The Hotel Lucerne
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Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 51
    Excellent
  • 32
    Very good
  • 12
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  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Asian fusion

I ate here during the Blues Festival before we saw Damien Rice perform. It's not inexpensive but well worth it. The design is also great and although it's below ground inventive use of mirrors negates that.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
LSD417
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London, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
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London, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

I ate here during the Blues Festival before we saw Damien Rice perform. It's not inexpensive but well worth it. The design is also great and although it's below ground inventive use of mirrors negates that.

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ManagerTH, Quality Management at Restaurant Bam Bou, responded to this review

Dear LSD417 We are pleased that you enjoyed your time at our restaurant Bam Bou and thank you that you are taking the time to give us your feedback on TripAdvisor. We would be pleased if we soon could welcome you back in one of our restaurants in Lucerne! Yours sincerely, Sheila Quality Management More 

Cologne, Germany
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

I totally love this place and really enjoyed a special dinner there, but this is a place for special occasions only regarding my budget. Quality of food and service made the night worthwhile and we enjoyed the interior in the cellar which feels still great as they use several mirrors on two sides to show what's happening on the small... More 

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ManagerTH, Quality Management at Restaurant Bam Bou, responded to this review

Dear karinavdb Thank you for your visit at the restaurant Bam Bou and taking the time to give us your feedback on TripAdvisor. We are happy that we were able to convince you especially with our services and quality of our food. We would be pleased if we soon could welcome you back in one of our restaurants in Lucerne!... More 

Perth, Australia
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

This place got recommended to us by 2 different locals, very glad we went and tried it out! Food was excellent and service was spot on. Definitely not cheap, but well worth it! Great food and wine options, lovely setting would go back!

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ManagerTH, Quality Management at Restaurant Bam Bou, responded to this review

Dear Kara B Thank you so much for your wonderful feedback. We are very pleased that you took the time to write us. We are delighted that we could impress you with our food quality and service. We hope to welcoming you soon back at our restaurant Bam Bou! Best regards, Sheila Quality Management More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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223 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I visited restaurant during a business trip. I went here primarily because of all the positive reviews. The ambiance and location, in the cellar of The Hotel is great. Nice warm interior an good lounge music. They have a quite limited selection of Asian/Fusion dishes. I had a Duck spring roll as appetiser followed by pork belly with some jasmin... More 

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ManagerTH, Quality Management at Restaurant Bam Bou, responded to this review

Dear Enjoy1962 Thank you for taking the time to give us your valuable feedback, we were most pleased to hear that you enjoyed the ambiance, music and location of our The Hotel. Unfortunately we did not meet our standards or your expectations regarding the spring rolls, these should of course been replaced with a proper one, and we offer our... More 

Emmetten, Switzerland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Setting: A bit dark, burgundy red walls with what appears to be Chinese scripture and staff dressed in black. The staff themselves very friendly, but hey me and the Mrs were with one of their mothers that night so the greetings may have been a little warmer than one may expect. But not out of place. The Starter: Went with... More 

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ManagerTH, Quality Management at Restaurant Bam Bou, responded to this review

Dear Dreaded_Eddie Thank you that you share your great feedback with the whole world. We are delighted that we could impress you with our food quality. It is our goal to provide a unique experience to our guests. We are satisfied that we achieved this in your case. Once again, we thank you for your feedback and are looking forward... More 

Budapest, Hungary
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29 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

I was really wondering how is the fusion kitchen. Whatever it means, this restaurent gave us an excellent dinner, very international, and really excellent, tasty mango. I would strongly recommend it to anybody. It is not cheap, but nothing is cheap in Switzerland......

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ManagerTH, Quality Management at Restaurant Bam Bou, responded to this review

Dear szucsmariann We thank you for your visit at the restaurant Bam Bou and your great praise. It is our goal to provide a unique experience to our guests. We are satisfied that we achieved this in your case. All the best to you and we really hope to see you soon back in Lucerne! Best regards, Sheila Quality Management More 

Singapore, Singapore
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36 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Beautifully set in the basement of at the Hotel, the decor and lighting of the restaurant sets a very nice ambience. we ordered some sashimi and sushi and duck spring roll to share for starters. portions are not big but it suffice. for mains, we have the crab cakes, the tandoori rack of lamb, and the pork belly. although the... More 

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ManagerTH, Quality Management at Restaurant Bam Bou, responded to this review

Dear crazylion1 Thank you so much for your wonderful feedback. We are very pleased that you took the time to write us and that we were able to convince you especially with our services and quality of our Asian tasting food. Once again we thank you for your wonderful feedback and hope to welcome you soon back at the restaurant... More 

Bordeaux, France
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

The Hotel is a great place to stay in but we were somehow disappointed by the Gaullt et Millaut highly rated Restaurant Bam Bou! Four of us decided to share 4 Appetizers and 4 Mains. We all agreed that the Foie Gras and the Spring Rolls were excellent, whereas the Salad and Tom Kha Soup disappointing. The Pork in the... More 

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ManagerTH, Quality Management at Restaurant Bam Bou, responded to this review

Dear Dario R We would like to thank you for your stay at our restaurant Bam Bou and your feedback. First of all, we apologize for disappointing you during your stay. Your advice regarding our food quality we will share with our food and beverage department, as it is our goal to improve our quality constantly. However, we can guarantee... More 

New York City, New York
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

definitely not cheap eats. Beautiful interior. the food is out of this world delicious. I got a dish with beef and egg noodle, it was so yummy i wanted to lick my bowl clean. worth every penny. pain in the butt to find, the restaurant is under "The Hotel" and the entrance is through the hotel reception area. easy to... More 

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ManagerTH, Quality Management at Restaurant Bam Bou, responded to this review

Dear IamToony We are pleased that you enjoyed your time at our restaurant Bam Bou and thank you that you are taking the time to give us your great feedback on TripAdvisor. Praise like yours shows us that we are on the right track and motivates us to get better and better. Once again we thank you for your wonderful... More 

Muri, Aargau, Switzerland
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

After long hard research to find a 'special' location for our family Christmas eve dinner we were let down terribly. Although the starter (duck spring rolls) were delicious we had to wait over 2 hours before the main course was served. The service was terribly slow and once the food arrived the lamb (2 portions) had to be returned to... More 

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ManagerTH, Quality Management at Restaurant Bam Bou, responded to this review

Dear Twinks 1970 Thank you, that you share your feedback here on Tripadvisor! We assure you to take your valuable feedback seriously. It helps us to improve our grade of service and to scrutinize our standard procedures. We don’t want to whitewash these circumstances you mentioned. We realized our mistake regarding your main course and tried to make amends for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Sempacherstrasse 14, Lucerne CH-6002, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Lucerne  >  Lucerne
  • Phone Number: 041 226 86 86

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 120
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Bar, Sushi, Pub, Fusion

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Doing business, Special occasions

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