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Stadthofstrasse 14, Lucerne CH-6006, Switzerland
041 410 88 88
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Ranked #22 of 270 restaurants in Lucerne
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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55 reviews from our community

87% Recommend
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  • German first
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English first
Charlotte, NC
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Perfect weather, delicious food, impeccable service and off the beaten path. A respite from the crowds.

Geneva, Switzerland
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We had lunch in that restaurant, it is located in the center of Lucerne but tucked away in a quiet garden, a pleasant break if you have been walking up and down the city. The service is friendly, you can actually see what goes oj in the kitchen as it has glass walls. This is a traditional cuisine made of... More

Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Search trip advisor and made a visit here because it is close to the hotel Ordered Tomato soup - v good. Very concentrated and thick tomato warm soup not sour ! Roasted scallop salad - excellent ! Very fresh and soft and the sauce is very refreshing with a bit sweet and sour and spicy ! Recommended ! Beef strips... More

Hereford, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We were recommended to eat here and we were so glad we did. Superb service and food, loved it. Nothing to dislike.

Austin, Texas
18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

After eating an expensive meal at des Balances one night, we went in search of more moderately priced food the next. This was a good find. We had a very high-quality meal in a beautiful garden setting. The gazpacho was fresh and delicious. Our Lucerne-style hens were an entire hen(!). No skimpy portions.

Sheringham, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We recently spent 7 nights at the Hofgarten and were delighted with the friendly, attentive service we received from all the staff. The weather was good and we were able to have breakfast and dinner in the delightful courtyard. Our studio room was light and airy as well as comfortable. The hotel is well located being only a few minutes... More

Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014 via mobile

What a wonderful afternoon lunch venue. The service was friendly and top quality. This restaurant is just off the main Löwenstrasse a little hidden away- but what a special treat. The courses we enjoyed included a salad bowl, chicken and fresh vegetables, and a pesto pasta dish. We ended lunch with fresh strawberries and home made ice cream . What... More

Geneva, Switzerland
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We ate in the hotel restaurant during our stay and were very pleasantly surprised. Extremely friendly service for us adults and the kids. Very tasty and high quality food prepared rapidly. A place to be recommended and a truly pleasant experience.

Wilmington, North Carolina
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Excellent food and fantastic service!!! The breakfast was included in the room rate we paid and the dinner was reasonably priced considering you are in Switzerland

Maynard, MA
11 reviews 11 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

My sister and I are both gluten intolerant and were worried about finding a restaurant in Lucerne that could accomodate our food issues. The Hofgarten Restaurant was recommended to us by a woman at the Tourist office at the Banhof as a great place for vegetarian and also gluten free. The food was wonderful! Very fresh ingredients and lots of... More

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