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Restaurant 1871

$$$$European, ,
Haldenstrasse 4 | Haldenstrasse 4, Lucerne 6006, Switzerland
+41 41 422 18 71
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good19%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible13%
Travelers talk about
“beef” (3 reviews)
“cakes” (2 reviews)
“terrace” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, Central European, Swiss, Vegetarian Friendly
Haldenstrasse 4 | Haldenstrasse 4, Lucerne 6006, Switzerland
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11 - 20 of 38 reviews

Reviewed September 13, 2016

We picked the place based on reviews and proximity to our hotel, had a reservation done by our hotel's concierge we are carnivores appetizers were very good beef tartar and another meat choice were good, but I ordered Hungarian gulash have not had it in...More

Thank Busyok
Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

You can feel the best high quality just from the first step into the restaurant. It has a history. There is a very nice outside area. Super menu. Perfect service. Refined interior and equal food.

Thank Soubhan
Reviewed July 16, 2016

Excellent location and very convenient for hotel guests. Reasonably priced (everything is very expensive in Switzerland) Service was very good.

Thank deeeeMidlands
Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

While the hotel is 5 stars in my opinion this restaurant was just not up to par. The service was terrible. The appetizer was very good (steak tartare). However the entrees we terrible. Over Seasoned and not cooked appropriately. I was expecting much more. I...More

Thank Frank D
Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

Such a wonderful experience!! So refreshing to find a relaxed, casual & delicious restaurant!! The beef choices are wonderful!! I had filet and my husband had a strip. Both were great!! The roasted potatoes were so good! Dessert....no words to describe how good!!!! Simply, a...More

Thank Janet D
Reviewed May 22, 2016

wonderful lakeside terrace, ideal for a snack or business lunch - why not for dinner with your loved ones in the evening! Strolling along the lake and using with a view, Lucerne at it's best! Good food and good selection of drinks, smiling & young...More

Thank cosmopolitancary
Reviewed March 12, 2016

I decided to stop by the 1871 for a relaxing cup of coffee and a piece of cake while waiting for an appointment. It was a Saturday at 12.30 pm, but far from crowded with only one table occupied. One would think that such an...More

1  Thank Aksel Stave E
Reviewed January 26, 2016 via mobile

Super food at affordable prices, nice wine selection, set in a beautiful location. I can only highly recommend this place. Check it out yourself but make a reservation.

Thank urbanshelley
Reviewed October 16, 2015

Consider - we were looking for a place to get together with our son and his wife, in Basel for her mother's funeral, and ourselves plus our other son and his family, all of whom live in Ticino. We fell on Lucerne as somewhere more...More

3  Thank Vivienne B
Reviewed August 20, 2015 via mobile

I had asked the server to explain entrecôte steak and he was rather condescending not explaining the cut properly. Turned out the meat was medium and way too hard to chew. Unfortunately there was nothing the chef could do for me - I called for...More

1  Thank kohleon
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
$19 - $45
European, Central European, Swiss, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Haldenstrasse 4 | Haldenstrasse 4, Lucerne 6006, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Lucerne  >  Lucerne
  • Phone Number: +41 41 422 18 71
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  • This restaurant is at Grand Hotel National
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