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Restaurant Bam Bou (The Hotel)

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Bar, Sushi, Fusion, Asian 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: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 42
    Excellent
  • 30
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Is this place worth visiting?

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 2, 2015
Dario R
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Bordeaux, France
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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88 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Bordeaux, France
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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 (The Hotel), 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
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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 (The Hotel), 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
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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 (The Hotel), 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 

Winchester, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 via mobile

Special dinner on Xmas eve......the spring rolls were delicious as was the Dancing Beef.......but........the service was painfully slow and inattentive. In addition, two of our party had lamb that had to be sent back as it was raw-when it came back it was not much better and they both left it. We did I not get charged for the lamb,... More 

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ManagerTH, Quality Management at Restaurant Bam Bou (The Hotel), responded to this review

Dear Peter L We would like to thank you for your stay at our Restaurant Bam Bou and your online feedback. First of all, we apologize for disappointing you during your stay. Our first concern is the satisfaction of our guests and we spare no effort to improve and optimize our service constantly. Therefore, we take your valuable feedback very... More 

Walchwil, Switzerland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We had booked our table in Advance The Bam Bou is everything you would expect from a great fusion restaurant The sushi is fresh, and made with care,love and tasted amazing they have some classics on the menu like dancing beef, which you just have to try and please don't forget the crab cakes "absolutely" amazing. all in all a... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

The food was excellent. We had sushi and it was very fresh. Spring rolls were also fabulous. Beautifuly served. Impecable service. Pricey but worth it.

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Lucerne, Luzern, Switzerland
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Modern stylish restaurant. Fusion food. Absolutely delicious and amazing food. Service impeccable; Friendly, professional and knowledgable. Lucerne prices. Circa 200 CHF per couple for starter + main + bottle of wine. Worth every single rappen !! It's that good

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Romanshorn, Switzerland
Top Contributor
140 reviews 140 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

if you are in lucerne and a lover of fusion cusuine, hen bam bou restaurant is the place to be. it was my first time here yesterday with friends. the atmosphere was very chic, romantic and inviting although it was on underground level. the service was very proffesional and attentive. i super love the open kitchen just like the nam... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
Top Contributor
125 reviews 125 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

Was brought here by a good friend and must say this was a good recommendation! The food was excellent. This restaurant is nestled in a quiet corner of Luzern inside a hotel. May not look like a restaurant from the outside, but once inside the tables are laid out very well with the eating utensils and wine glasses all neatly... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

The menu emphasizes Asian food and seafood; the quality is great and the kitchen shows a lot of imagination; the dishes are unusual and attractive; the price levels are high but it is worth it; the staff is very professional and helpful;

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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: Bar, Sushi, Fusion, Asian fusion

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

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