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Restaurant Le Museum

Rue de la Gare 40 | Old Town, Montreux 1820, Switzerland
+41 21 963 16 62
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Ranked #9 of 95 Restaurants in Montreux
Price range: $39 - $66
Hours:
Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Cuisines: Steakhouse, Swiss, Vegetarian, Fondue
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Reservations
Description: The Museum is situated in a historical building in the old town of Montreux and it is less than 10 minutes walking distance from the main train station. Founded in the early years of the worldwide known Montreux Jazz Festival The Museum has been the place to be for many internationally known stars like Mick Jagger and David Bowie to name but a few. The setting is traditionally Swiss with an authentic atmosphere. In summer a peaceful court invites families and friends to enjoy a meal in a relaxing environment. The Museum accepts groups of up to 150 people and it is the ideal place for family or company events, but it is also a romantic place if you'd like to spend a privileged moment with your loved one. The Museum honours the Swiss cuisine with many different cheese and meat fondues of the highest quality. You could also try their famous' Charbonnade', a charcoal grill on which you grill your meat according to your own taste! Most of the menus are served with the outstanding potato gratin made with chef's secret ingredients (this includes 10 different Swiss cheeses). We look forwards to welcome you soon !

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I had the best Roesti of my life. The Fondue is awesome and the location is really nice. A little Caveau with a lot of charm. The waitress pretended not to speak English a lot, but she did just fine, which was a bit funny. But the food is really, really good.

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Merci de votre avis et nous sommes contents que votre visite chez nous soit réussie. More 

Southend, essex
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147 reviews 147 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Located in a cellar style basement this venue offers a great setting for an intimate cosy meal or evening dinner. You must try the Charbonnade Trilogy! This is served for two @ 49CHF each & basically is 2 chicken steaks, 2 lamb steaks & 2 beef steaks for each person that you cook yourself on the mini hot coals barbecue... More 

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Merci de votre sympathique avis nous y sommes sensibles, nous espérons vous revoir bientôt au Museum. See you soon More 

Olomouc, Czech Republic
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

It´s a lovely restaurant situated in the hill. You can go there by bus or walk, it´s about 10 minutes of wealk from the lake shore. There is a rustical like decoration in the interior with tables for 4 up to 12 persons. Stuff was friendly, silent and quick :-) The chees fondue was tasty.

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Merci de votre agréable commentaire et à bientôt au Museum...! More 

Gjovik, Norway
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60 reviews 60 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

This is a restaurant placed in an old celler with authentic beams and stone walls. It was dark and there was this smell of moist and "toilet"?? Could'nt quite recognize it. Did'nt find it cozy at all. Tried cheese fondue for the first time ( which was recommend highly on TA), came with dry bread and roles of ham. This... More 

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Madame, Nous sommes désolés que notre établissement n'ai pas été totalement à votre goût. Comme le dit le nom c'est... More 

Valencia, Spain
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Not only they did accommodate to a big group, but they were very friendly and helpful. Most waiters spoke both french and english! The food: huuuuge portions, extremely tasty!! The ambiance, the restaurant itself is decent and unique!! The only downfall is: EXPENSIVE! You must try it and if their is a mean you want to spend money on, you... More 

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Merci de votre avis, quant au prix nous n'utilisons que des produits frais et la viande est du filet de... More 

Adelaide, Australia
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149 reviews 149 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Situated up the hill on Rue de la Gare and tucked away under the museum, the restaurant had atmosphere and good service. Recommend you try the beef steak if you love meat.

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Calgary, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 via mobile

Our concierge recommended this restaurant and it turned out to be a very nice evening. It is a walk up hill to old town to the restaurant which was pleasant. Le Museum is situated in a 16th century cavern like building with timber frame which seemed very Swiss. The service was excellent and the server very accommodating and jovial. We... More 

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Merci pour votre gentil commentaire et à bientôt au Museum!!! Martial More 

Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

The atmosphere is great in the cave like surroundings with lots of interesting decorations. We ordered a small salad, then some rosti potatoes & "half half" cheese fondue. The price was 28 CH for the cheese fondue & she asked if we wanted it for 2 & since there was 2 of us we said yes. When I got the... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014 via mobile

We arrived without a reservation, we convinced them to seat the three of us at a two person table, a little crowded but a great experience. The ceilings are low, the lighting is a bit dark, we loved the atmosphere. We had a beef and a bread fondue, both were great and we were very full! Service was slow at... More 

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Belleair, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

6 of us dined tonight at The Museum and it was Top Notch! The restaurant looks like something out of a movie! It's down steps and dark inside and looks like something off a movie set! We had Fondue, Beef Fillets and fruit dipped in Chocolate for dessert! Everything was top Notch and one of the BEST meals we had... More 

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Address: Rue de la Gare 40 | Old Town, Montreux 1820, Switzerland
Phone Number: +41 21 963 16 62
Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Vaud  >  Montreux
Open Hours:
Monday 6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday 6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday 6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday 6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 39 - 66
Cuisine: Steakhouse, Swiss, Vegetarian, Fondue

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