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Old Swiss House

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$$$
German, Swiss, European
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Lowenplatz 4, Lucerne CH-6004, Switzerland
041 410 61 71
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Today
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff

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  • 298
    Excellent
  • 153
    Very good
  • 46
    Average
  • 19
    Poor
  • 19
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Nice food ~!! Real Old Swiss!

We went here for a early dinner. The decoration made me feel like back to the times, so warm and nice. Staffs were attentive, and patient to explain , Rosti is really a MUST GO FOR dishes here. It was so delicious. Better book the table in advance as it is quite popular. Price was a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Sandy R
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Canton of Basel, Switzerland
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Canton of Basel, Switzerland
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here for a early dinner. The decoration made me feel like back to the times, so warm and nice. Staffs were attentive, and patient to explain , Rosti is really a MUST GO FOR dishes here. It was so delicious. Better book the table in advance as it is quite popular. Price was a bit pricey, for this... More 

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Thank Sandy R
Naples
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23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whenever we come to Lucerne this place is just a must! If you think you know the classical Wiener Schnitzel served in Austria - which are fantastic as well - then think again - this is a complete new experience. Prepared and cooked AT THE TABLE by your waitress (...you first need to find a few waitresses capable to do... More 

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Thank GeronimoNaples
Athens, Greece
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32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The old Swiss house is representative of the local architecture. It so nice from up to close. Take a picture there. It hasbeatifull colors.

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Thank gaelectr
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Old Swiss house ,Delicious and testy food, excellent service I recommend anyone come to Luzern to have diner in this Resturant

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Thank Huda M
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52 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was welcomed and had a nice table, the waitress are very helpful, they described to is everything in order to serve us right. Very good service. The veal escalope is their house special and it was amazing and very delicious. The picture I have posted is the cheese croquette which is also very tasty. Highly recommend if you want to... More 

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Thank kabudhabi
Bowral, Australia
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215 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I know this restaurant has won awards and perhaps we went on the wrong night but I was so disappointed with this restaurant that I doubt I would give them another try. The specialty is the Veal schnitzel cooked at the table however the person cooking the meal was too busy trying to attend to other patrons and looking after... More 

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Thank Jinny57
São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
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79 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015 via mobile

We had a very good time at this restaurant. The service was excellent and so was the food. Unfortunately the price is not as good.

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Thank LiciaRO
Canton of Basel, Switzerland
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27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

We ended up here cos it was one close to the Glacier Garden where we were headed. The food was decent, but the prices were a little on the high side, even for Switzerland. Service was generally good, although our lunch got off to a somewhat poor start when the owner/manager, who had been extremely polite initially, showed his displeasure... More 

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Thank Dizzydee66
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015 via mobile

We recommend this restaurant for an authentic Swiss experience. This restaurant is situated near the Luzern train station and is easy to locate

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Thank Causurina
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

My wife and I were on a visit to Lucerne and were looking for a real Swiss culinary experience. We asked the attendant at a chocolate shop who recommended the Old Swiss House for us. When we arrived at an early evening hour on Saturday, 18:00, the restaurant was still gearing up for dinner. We were greeted by a nice... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Lowenplatz 4, Lucerne CH-6004, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Lucerne  >  Lucerne
  • Phone Number: 041 410 61 71

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25
  • Cuisine: German, Swiss, European

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?