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Restaurant Tournant Le Kuklos

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1854, Leysin, Switzerland
+41 (0)24 493 33 00
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  • 39
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  • 14
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  • 4
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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Panorama at its best

We had lunch at this venue and, to be honest, we were fearing it to be just another tourists trap. We were definitely wrong! Surely enough you won't get a typical alpine menu, but the food quality is good and the service is proper. Note that you have to take your time when eating here: the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 16, 2015
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Agno, Switzerland
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Agno, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We had lunch at this venue and, to be honest, we were fearing it to be just another tourists trap. We were definitely wrong! Surely enough you won't get a typical alpine menu, but the food quality is good and the service is proper. Note that you have to take your time when eating here: the restaurant takes circa one... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

This is the place you go for the views, plus a reasonable meal. The amazing feature of revolving restaurant reminded me of the Liverpool one in the 80's. Staff helpful in pointing out peaks.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

the restaurant was quite dirty, crumbs on tables, etc. the menu folder was in horrid condition, it looked very greasy and worn, nothing you want to touch. staff was rude and not interested in customers. food is overpriced and nothing special.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We had a nice meal and enjoyed the changing view. Staff was friendly but certainly working very hard during a busy time. As a past waiter, I can empathize with a heavy table burden and it must be more challenging as the location of the tables relative to the kitchen changes as they rotate. The food was not up to... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Excellent restaurant with an amazing view, the restaurant is on a turning platform so don't leave your things by the window. The food and service is great and it is a nice spot to stop and eat while boarding or skiing. Swiss classics meals are served but the fondue is exquisite ! I recommend you to go ! If you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Went in the summer. The view was beautiful. Intense cable car ride to reach it. Pleanty of pay and display parking at the cable car station. Food was good. Staff is OK but slow and less caring.

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

This is a relaxing restaurant with a fabulous revolving 360* mountain top location, accessible by foot or ski lift. We had adequate meat and cheese platters, good desserts and a nice wine, all of which came at rather a high price for what it was: biggest shame is that the building shows distinct signs of neglect and that some of... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Nice to see the panorama in the touring restaurant. The food was ok, usual swiss prices, but there is a bouvette option as well if you want something cheaper but still enjoy the great location. Kids enjoyed the little play area with some toys in there.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

at Kukos restaurant panoramique: staff is impolite including their chef who shouts to clients and they don't want to serve people. WORST experience ever .. we were three and we left the place after more than one hour waiting with late careless service... outside this restaurant is magnificent

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Close your eyes and jump onto the cable car. Worth the ride. Go on a clear day to the top of the world. WOW!! And the food/service is quite good for a tourist trap. Trap me again. I would go over and over.

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  • Address: 1854, Leysin, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Vaud  >  Leysin
  • Phone Number: +41 (0)24 493 33 00

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