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Hotel Hofgarten

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Stadthofstrasse 14, Lucerne 6006, Switzerland
041 410 88 88
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great atmosphere, great food

This was my most favourite restaurant in Lucerene. My elderly father and I ate here 3 times during our 10 day stay. The setting is lovely sitting outside in a courtyard. The manager is friendly, attentive and with a good sense of humour. You can select a small portion size on many of the dishes... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

This was my most favourite restaurant in Lucerene. My elderly father and I ate here 3 times during our 10 day stay. The setting is lovely sitting outside in a courtyard. The manager is friendly, attentive and with a good sense of humour. You can select a small portion size on many of the dishes which was great. It has... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We liked the tripadvisor reviews of this restaurant and booked a table for dinner on 11 July. We sat in the hotel’s walled garden and I started with a salad bowl of crispy seasonal leaves, carrots, cucumber, cherry tomatoes, lentils, celeriac, couscous and much more. It was by far the best salad I have ever had! The portion size was... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We visited the place thanks to an invitation from some Swiss friends of mine. The food was good. The place was previously vegetarian I believe but there is a very good meat menu. And it comes in English too. Desserts are great. It is expensive but I would recommend it.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

This restaurant was very impressive. They have a lot of variety and every dish we got was delicious. This was our best meal in Switzerland.

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Doha
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

The restaurant it is located 10 minutes away from the tourist area of Luzern. The environment of the terrace is very nice. The service is very professional and helpful. The food is delightful, based on the local coussine, with modern incorporations without any extravaganza. I ordered the boiled beef with lemon potatoes which was simply petect. The prizes are overrated,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

This restaurant is the best! The food is awesome and the atmosphere is nice because it feels like you are in a garden. It's very clean and the staff is very helpful and nice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

The food was surprisingly tasty!and the price is ok, not too expensive compare to to food quality, worth to go there! Highly recommend! Staff are very nice and friendly, and they also have an open kitchen...

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Wakefield, NH
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

This small and casual hotel restaurant near our large and fancy hotel was a wonderful experience for dinner and breakfast. Service was exquisite with such friendly servers. My meal of asparagus filled ravioli was a total delight. We returned for two mornings for breakfast as we enjoyed our dinner there so much. The bread in this restaurant was wonderful. See... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

The menu was fresh & well executed. They have small portion sizes as an option - so we opted to have a smaller portion of a main as our starter to share. Every course was delicious. Our favourite meal of an 8 day trip. The kitchen is open plan so you can see the food being prepared every step of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Since asparagus was in season, we had to have the special. We were not disappointed- the pasta was paper thin and cooked to perfection. We were seated in front of the kitchen and were entertained by the chefs. What a group of masters! Thanks for the great service.

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Address: Stadthofstrasse 14, Lucerne 6006, Switzerland
Phone Number: 041 410 88 88
Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Lucerne  >  Lucerne

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  • Address: Stadthofstrasse 14, Lucerne 6006, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Lucerne  >  Lucerne
  • Phone Number: 041 410 88 88

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