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Hotel Hofgarten

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$$ - $$$
Swiss, European, Central European, Gluten Free Options
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Stadthofstrasse 14 | 6006 Lucerne, Lucerne 6006, Switzerland
+41 41 410 88 88
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7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Tue 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wed - Thu 7:00 am - 11:30 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 12:00 am
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Manitoba, Canada
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115 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

We sat outdoors and enjoyed a fabulous lunch here. I had the platter with wild boar toasted walnut bread, and Dallwiler goat cheese. It was the best goat cheese I've ever had.

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Rochdale, United Kingdom
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114 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016

Set out one night 'to see where we could find to eat'.Came across this restaurant, which seemed to have a good choice menu. Were offered to be seated 'in the romantic area' - which did look very nice - or garden area with the open kitchen.Chose the latter as we do quite like watching chefs at work. Very friendly atmosphere... More 

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Yarra Valley, Australia
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

I came here with my four teenagers which was recommended by my hotel. However, it is not what I would call a family friendly type of restaurant, as this is pretty expensive. I was prepared for expensive but it was the food that turned my daughter's birthday night dinner a little flat, that we didn't stay for dessert and ended... More 

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Canton of Lucerne, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

Had dinner at Hofgarten in a cozy ambiance. Perfect outdoor settings covered by the tempting meals and drinks. Lamb fillet and veal were delicious. Menu has well selected and slightly varied specialties. We will definitely come back.

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Acquarossa, Switzerland
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

One of the best tartar you can eat in Lucerne, prepared and served by the waitress at the table as you wish. Big portion nicely served with season salad. Hot Bread and cold butter continuously feed with the right timing. Very appreciated the cognac at the end! I will surely come back for another dinner!

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

We stayed for two nights in early August at this lovely hotel. It provided a wonderful Swiss experience. The room was comfortable in earshot of the wonderful chiming of the nearby cathedral bells. The breakfast was delicious. We also ate dinner in the restaurant and we would highly recommend it. However, the most stellar aspect of this hotel was the... More 

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Marlton, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

We had a wonderful dinner at the Hotel Hofgarten. The building is very quaint. We had a lovely table with a view of the beautiful gardens. Our waiter was awesome. It was not busy the night we were there, so he shared some insight and stories of the area. The food was very good and not as expensive as I... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016

Do call in advance to reserve your table if you want to eat at this restaurant as it is very popular. The location is excellent and is walkable from Lucerne city centre. The restaurant is pleasant and the service was friendly. The manu is not big but sufficient. The food is delicious but the portion is rather large. Small eaters... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

Very friendly staff yet the price range indicated is not accurate, $ maybe for a hotel restaurant but not in general I'd say its a $$$ or $$ at least!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

Staff was wonderful, and the atmosphere was glorious. The bread was delicious and we kept ordering more. The food was ok. Not worth the price (but everything is expensive in Lucerne) I had the pork chop and my husband the salmon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Swiss, European, Central European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Families with children, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Stadthofstrasse 14 | 6006 Lucerne, Lucerne 6006, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Lucerne  >  Lucerne
  • Phone Number: +41 41 410 88 88

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?