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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
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
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Good choice

We had very good time with very good friends. We enjoyed our meal and the sitting was lovely. The food was delicious and lovely. Deseret was perfect, loved it. Lovely place in Lucerne. You should visit.

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 26, 2015
Abdulqader A
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015 via mobile

We had very good time with very good friends. We enjoyed our meal and the sitting was lovely. The food was delicious and lovely. Deseret was perfect, loved it. Lovely place in Lucerne. You should visit.

Thank Abdulqader A
Como, Italy
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206 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

Food is not as good since it changed hands. I had my usual Entrecote, and it was not as good as it has been for years. Service is very good

1 Thank My-Ooops
Level Contributor
63 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015 via mobile

I've been to Bodu several times and they never disappoint! They deserve all the Gault Millau points they have! The entrecôte is divine and their foie gras is so tasty! Excellent wine selection and their little bar in the entryway is so cute! It's France in the middle of Switzerland. It's on the pricier side but absolutely worth it -... More 

Thank Julia W
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119 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015 via mobile

We came over for lunch. They had a bistro (smoking) and a restaurant. We sat down in the restaurant. The place is very charming, with a view of the river. We had the sirloin and lamb, and it was very good. We also had a half bottle of Segla, the 2nd wine of Chateau Rauzan Segla. The bill came out... More 

Thank BizTraveller168
Sonora, California
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

My husband and had reservations for two on a weeknight- it was not busy in the restaurant, which has a charming interior and separate room for non-smokers. Once we were seated, we were ignored - or perhaps forgotten - but that couldn't be, because a foursome was seated next to us (after us) and their waiter was quite attentive. Long... More 

1 Thank GlobalIntel
Boston, Massachusetts
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015 via mobile

This is one of my favorite restaurants in Lucerne. We have always had delicious meals here. The stuffed chicken with sage, prosciutto and mozzarella is delicious. I've ordered that many times. My friend ordered the escargot and lamb and was happy. Also the steak frites is a big hit. The gazpacho wasn't good though. Also they have a nice bread... More 

Thank kchaz
Canton of Ticino, Switzerland
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155 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

A wonderful location, next to Luzern City Hall, the wait staff and the food at Bodu were equally lovely. I can recommend Bodu for vegetarians and non-vegetarians alike.

Thank Lynnclaire D
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54 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015 via mobile

We had dinner at Brasserie Bodu on a recommendation from our Lucern tour guide, and were very pleased. Just off the main lakeside area but in the heart of downtown, this brasserie was charming, interesting and produced a terrific meal. I enjoyed a delicious starter of baked goat cheese, olive and greens salad, followed by a main-sized salads nicoise with... More 

Thank Victoria R
Lucerne, Switzerland
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

You got to love this place. A French restaurant as it should be. The chancons in the background, the decoration and the way they set the tables. Even the waitresses look like they would be from 1950's Paris. All that is missing is the "cliché" arrogance of the staff and you could think you would be in Paris. The food... More 

Thank RodrigoAllende
Los Angeles, California
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119 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

We sat upstairs, nice and quiet. The food and service was good. Make sure on the weekend that you make reservations. We got complicated walking instructions but it is next to the Des Balances Hotel which you can see from almost any point along the water.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Kornmarkt 5, Lucerne CH-6004, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Lucerne  >  Lucerne
  • Phone Number: 041 410 01 77

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?