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SCALA RESTAURANT - Art Deco Hotel Montana

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Adligenswilerstrasse 22 | 6002 Luzern, Lucerne 6002, Switzerland
+41 41 417 35 41
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Zurich, Switzerland
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306 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,187 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The menu is not very extensive - but there is something for every taste and even quite a nice selection for vegetarians. The dishes arrive beautifully presented, but the wait in-between courses is much too long. Arriving at the restaurant at 1930 hours sharp and the main course being served more than one and a half hours later, i.e. at... More 

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3 Thank Bamboo66
ArtDecoHotelMontana, Leiter Front Office at SCALA RESTAURANT - Art Deco Hotel Montana, responded to this review

Dear guest We Thank you for staying at the Restaurant Scala and for sharing your experiences with us! As you already mentioned; at the MONTANA you find for every tast a nice selection. Very popular are also our vegan menus. We really apologize for the long waiting time. Of course it was not in our intention. And yes, you are... More 

Lake Bluff, Illinois
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74 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You're inside, but it feels like you're outside, and you could actually be at one of the few tables. The food is probably the best in Lucerne and the price reflects it. A leisure meal with a great staff to see to your every need.

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Thank Robert C
ArtDecoHotelMontana, Leiter Front Office at SCALA RESTAURANT - Art Deco Hotel Montana, responded to this review

Dear Robert Many thanks for that awesome feedback! on our open-air terreace it really seems to be outside. Perfect for a nice summer evening. Thank you for the compliments, we will pass them directly to our staff. Looking forward to welcome you back at the Restaurant Scala. Best regards, your hotel MONTANA team More 

Lucerne, Switzerland
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It doesn't get better, being perched up on the Montana terrace overlooking the Vierwaldstattersee, best lake in CH. Delectable cuisine, perfectly suited to the weather/season- kudos to the chef for his very enjoyable offer. The ladies that served us were kind, warm, extremely hospitable, absolutely ensured a lovely experience. The view and setting are as good as it gets. Thank... More 

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Thank SaraLucerne
ArtDecoHotelMontana, Manager's assistant at SCALA RESTAURANT - Art Deco Hotel Montana, responded to this review

Dear Sara Many thanks for your feedback and the great rating. We love to hear that you completely enjoyed your lunch at our Restaurant and will inform our staff about it. See you soon again at ART DECO HOTEL MONTANA! Best regards Your MONTANA team More 

Liverpool
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57 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stunning views over the lake and delicious food. Watching the sun go down and the mountains cycle through different colours is something you could never tire off. The food is also excellent and varied to all tastes. It isn't cheap but is worth it for a special occasion.

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Thank smow
ArtDecoHotelMontana, Manager's assistant at SCALA RESTAURANT - Art Deco Hotel Montana, responded to this review

Dear guest Thank you so much - we really appreciate your great rating about our restaurant Scala. We hope to see you soon again and wish you e very nice summer. Best regards Your MONTANA team More 

lucerne
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81 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited with 2 friends for a "fancy" dinner, but must say that unfortunately both the service and food was not up to our expectations. None of the courses were "hot" rather luke warm. There was no real "wow" feeling about anything. The waiter and waitresses were overwhelmed with 7 tables with between 2 and 5 guests. Unfortunately there was no... More 

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Thank barbwhite
ArtDecoHotelMontana, Leiter Front Office at SCALA RESTAURANT - Art Deco Hotel Montana, responded to this review

Dear guest Thank you very much for you honest feedback on TripAdvisor. We deeply regret the bad experience you have made at our restaurant. Your comment has been forwarded to our Head of Gastronomy and to our Chef and it will be discussed in the next meeting. We would love to welcome you once again at ART DECO HOTEL MONTANA... More 

Cambridge, Canada
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93 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the hotel for a week and enjoyed lunch in the restaurant, Service was very good and food was well presented. However breakfast was a little disappointing as it was virtually the same buffet each morning, selection of cheese was varied but that was about the only change. The service was not as good as lunch maybe due... More 

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Thank puslinhpioneers
ArtDecoHotelMontana, Manager's assistant at SCALA RESTAURANT - Art Deco Hotel Montana, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you so much for your feedback. We like to hear that you enjoyed your stay at our hous and especially the food. We take your comment about the breakfast variation as serious and will discuss how to improve it. We wish you all the best and look forward to welcoming you soon again at ART DECO HOTEL... More 

Binghamton, New York
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I stayed in the Montana and had dinner in their restaurant, with views overlooking the town, the Alps and the lake. Our waiter could not have been more friendly and helpful. I truly enjoyed the Veal Shank and the raviolis with Chorizo were amazing. We had a great meal,, in a luxurious atmosphere, not rushed, not too slow, all good.... More 

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1 Thank EKamlet
ArtDecoHotelMontana, Manager's Assistant at SCALA RESTAURANT - Art Deco Hotel Montana, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you so much for the great Feedback regarding food and service at our place. It is great to hear that you truly enjoyed your stay. We wish you all the best and look forward to welcoming you soon again at the ART DECO HOTEL MONTANA. Best regards Your hotel MONTANA team More 

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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Came for lunch on a rainy Saturday with some friends visiting from Australia. Saw it already had good reviews on TripAdvisor and can 100% say it lived up to expectations. It was a casual affair for us, but other decided to dress up a little more. Service was welcoming and made us feel at home. Food was delightful as was... More 

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Thank ArlenSchmidt
Basking Ridge, New Jersey
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

Highly recommended. The service was impeccable and friendly and the food was fresh, beautifully prepared, and delicious.

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Thank ElisabethSB93
Bern, Switzerland
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54 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Had lunch there with some work mates. We were lucky to get a table on the terrace without reservation - think this was due to the not so sunny weather. Guess that when the sun is out, reservation is a must. So, the view is just stunning! Food has "a creative mediterranean touch" and looks & tastes just great! Not... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$35 - $56
Cuisine
Swiss, European, Gluten Free, Italian, French, International, Mediterranean, Central European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Parking Available
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Romantic, Scenic view, Bar scene, Business meetings, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Adligenswilerstrasse 22 | 6002 Luzern, Lucerne 6002, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Lucerne  >  Lucerne
  • Phone Number: +41 41 417 35 41

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