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Old Swiss House

Loewenplatz 4, Lucerne 6004, Switzerland
+41 41 410 61 71
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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German, Swiss, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Loewenplatz 4, Lucerne 6004, Switzerland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The Old Swiss house is nicely decorated with old charm. The staff is friendly and ready to serve. We ordered the house speciality which was the Pork Schnitzel. It was cooked in front of our table. One of the best Schnitzel I had on this...More

Thank StephSoh
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We ate here today for a late lunch and had the restaurant to ourselves. The Carpaccio Salad was terrific. We should have spent more time admiring the collections and photography. A true historic gem you must try. Make sure to reserve for dinner!

Thank arenamama
Reviewed 1 week ago

From the service to the food to the ambiance - this is a must-do when in Lucerne. Definitely get the Schnitzel and the Chocolate Mousse!

Thank syllieortega
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Old Swiss House is an absolute must-go when visiting Lucerne. The staff there is probably the most friendly staff I have ever encountered. I mean that! The atmosphere was amazing also. It was a slow Saturday night so we really took our time and...More

Thank LexMb3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic place to eat. Food is incredible. The owner served us and talked in detail about his wine collection and gave the best recommendation on which wines to order. What a great time and experience Phillip offered. A “must go restaurant” and highly recommend going...More

Thank Elaine M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our dinner was delicious. We had the Pike perch fish dinner and the beef stroganoff. The service was a little off at times. Overall good experience and would return for another meal.

Thank rdonner2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Old Swiss house is always a family favorite. It’s a short walk from the main promenade of lake Lucerne. There is a small bar and the staff is very friendly and attentive. We always enjoy the house specialty schnitzel! The escargot and chocolate mousse are...More

Thank Paige T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was staying in Zurich and took a day trip to Lucerne and it was definitely worth it Cos finally I was able to get hold of Rolex deepsea d-blue from the watch shop near sprungli cafe...it was not easy to find stock. One of the...More

Thank John T
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The food was as good as usual in the lovely atmosphere & surroundings of The Old Swiss House. Service not quite as sharp as usual though as this time it seemed like 90% of diners had ordered the Wiener Schnitzel signature dish. It involves the...More

Thank XS-Baggage
Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

Wandered in and was totally blown away! Food beautiful, gorgeous old Swiss building with amazing bits and pieces. A must have is the crepe Suzette! Cooked at the table and DIVINE! Wanted to go back next day but thought we should try something else, wish...More

Thank kimboec8
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September 9, 2017|
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Response from raffaele m | Reviewed this property |
You can sit outside, we were casual. inside reservations are recomended.
May 20, 2017|
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Response from Moscow007 | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend to make a reservation.
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April 19, 2017|
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Response from raffman34 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, i think you can... the chocolate mousse is a must... they prepare it right on your table...
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Loewenplatz 4, Lucerne 6004, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Lucerne  >  Lucerne
  • Phone Number: +41 41 410 61 71
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