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Bodu

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Kornmarkt 5, Lucerne CH-6004, Switzerland
041 410 01 77
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11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Mon 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Tue - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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charlotte, nc
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105 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant overlooks the water in Luzern's old town and if your hotel calls, maybe they can get you seating outside on the terrace, which has limited space. Be warned that when you enter the restaurant you come through the bar area, where you are overwhelmed with cigarette smoke. Pass through quickly and you'll be in the restaurant where you... More 

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Thank cmatt43
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46 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had snails and entrecote (sirloin) - both well made and served with very tasty gravy - and cheese platter. Good selection of wines by the glass, excellent service and location - you can sit on the square, inside, or on the balcony facing the river. And the price level is intermediate for being in Switzerland and Luzern.

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Thank Truls N
Athens, Greece
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

During our stay in Lucerne this was the only restaurant I visited twice. It was a realy nice surprise when we found this nice restaurant. Friendly helpful staff, pre-WWII decoration resembling Paris bistros. Just amazing! A wide variety of wines and dishes. Food is served until late (23:30 if I remember correctly) the first area is a smoking area (remember........ More 

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Thank Yiannis P
Hochdorf, Switzerland
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73 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

The food is alright, but it is very narrow, small tables, unconfortable. Because it is so narrow very noisy. After all it is expensive.

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Thank HanspeterCH51
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

Very tasty food and the atmosphere of a french brasserie...was tasty. Wine v expensive but then thats switzerland.

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Thank grahamdorrans12
Zurich, Switzerland
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136 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

This must be one of very few restaurant left in Switzerland with a smoking area, so if you like to smoke with your meal then this is for you. If you don't then it's possibly a reason not to eat here. Even though the two rooms are physically separated, I still seemed to smell the smoke. The food was nothing... More 

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Thank zurichgrad
Napa, California
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

A true French bistro set in the middle of German-speaking Lucerne. The foie gras was magnificent, the medallions of the veal did not require a knife and they had a very nice selection of both French and Swiss ones. Not cheap but very definitely worth the price.

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Thank rutherfordcab
Zurich
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Really good stop off, we ate outside in the sunny square! No issue with us being in cycle gear, and plenty of space for our bikes.

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Thank Swissdaffy
Luxembourg
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36 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

Good brasserie food at normal prices for Switzerland. Very nice location especially if the weather is good and you sit outdoors by the lake.

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Thank MaverickBlack
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016

The food was really excellent, from the begining to the end, the service was fine and thr decoration was nice. There is a smooking room.

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Thank Tania H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kornmarkt 5, Lucerne CH-6004, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Lucerne  >  Lucerne
  • Phone Number: 041 410 01 77

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