Having eaten at this establishment several times in years gone by we were more than happy to return this year, this time for lunch. At the lakeside entrance to the outdoor eating area, there was an A-board advertising the meals of the day. We entered and were seated for quite a while before the menus and wine list were presented to us. However we had been quite taken with what was on offer as meals of the day, so two ordered the veal option and one the pasta option.
When the meals finally arrived we were very pleased with them. Eventually it was time to leave and requested the bill. Much to our surprise we found that we had been charged for the meals at the Al La Carte prices, the veal dishes double the meal of the day prices, The meal of the day offer ends at 2pm, we had entered at approx. 1.50 but because of the slow service our order had not been taken until after 2pm. A nice meal spoiled by this unpleasant surprise and non-caring service. One of our party later recalled seeing the A-board being removed whilst we were having our meal. Sadly the traditional Swiss waiter service appears to have been replaced by presumably cheaper to employ non-nationals somewhat lacking in the art of table service.
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