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Kornmarkt 5, Lucerne CH-6004, Switzerland
041 410 01 77
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Ranked #127 of 278 Restaurants in Lucerne
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Sheringham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We were disappointed with our experience. Our table for 2 was between two other tables which were far too close. Service was fairly indifferent although staff were paying a lot of attention to other, presumably "regular" customers. We had difficulty in attracting their attention. The food was okay as it should be for the price.

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Hayward, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014 via mobile

We considered ourself fortunate to get a great seats during local festivities. We had running late due to heavy traffic in a crowd but they patiently waited. Our waiter mixed up our order but quickly fix her mistake. Unfortunately she overcharged us and included items not ordered. She was confused and had no idea of how to fix her mistake.... More 

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Delray Beach, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Made a reservation for our anniversary dinner and brought our own special champagne not found on their wine list....we were refused to open our own Champagne and they demanded we buy from their over priced and narrow selection list, We offered of course to pay a corkage fee and they still refused us....we walked out...snobs Went down to hotel balances,... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
Top Contributor
218 reviews 218 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
167 helpful votes 167 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

A real brasserie in the middle of Lucerne's old town! Friendly service and reliable french food. A bit pricy, but regarding the quality OK. Reservation is a must.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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20 reviews 20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

You have to have their "L’entrecôte de la Brasserie avec son beurre, frites maison" - it's delicious. :)

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Singapore, Singapore
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346 reviews 346 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
186 helpful votes 186 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

The place was deceptively small. We were led into a dining hall with a view of the river, which was nice. The food itself was alright -at least they had some decent wines for pairing. Service was decent, but there wasn't always a waiter in the dining hall, which meant that we had to refill our own water and bread... More 

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Almelo, Overijssel, Netherlands
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

Great atmosphere, a very kind staff and a nice pace for diner. As I entered the smokers part of the restaurant I knew this is my spot for diner. On my way for work it's for me very nice to be in an environement where are a lot of people making noise and have fun. The best place to load... More 

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Lucerne, Switzerland
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

If you know what to expect in a brasserie, you won't be disappointed. This is not 3-star gourmet restaurant, this is a high-quality traditional food restaurant. Being French living in Luzern, whenever I miss French food, I go to Bodu. Whether you chose the traditional entrecote maitre-d'hotel, the mussels (in season only) or the fish couscous, it's always delicious, especially... More 

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Rochester, New York
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37 reviews 37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

My husband and I stumbled across this restaurant in the afternoon as we searched for a spot for dinner. I wish that we'd found it earlier in our trip! We ate on the outdoor terrace overlooking the river, and the atmosphere was intimate and romantic. The food was outstanding and beautifully presented, and service was friendly. Overall, a wonderful experience... More 

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Santiago
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64 reviews 64 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

I recommend Bodu in the old town, Lucerne. With a terrace overlooking the lake and old wooden bridge, an outside alternative in the Kornmarket or inside and smoke-free, you can find your ambience. The food is excellent. We had cordon bleu, veal, lobster bisque and coquille san jaques - all first-rate. The recommended wines with the dishes-of-the-day menu are good... More 

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Address: Kornmarkt 5, Lucerne CH-6004, Switzerland
Phone Number: 041 410 01 77
Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Lucerne  >  Lucerne

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