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Old Swiss House

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German, Swiss, European, Central European
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Lowenplatz 4, Lucerne CH-6004, Switzerland
041 410 61 71
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Orlando, FL
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 194 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I had lunch here during a rainy day and the interior felt warm and inviting. From the outside you might think this was a cheezy tourist trap, but not so when you enter. Extremely friendly reception and food was great. My wife said the lobster bisque was the best she ever had as it had lots of... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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143 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an authentic Swiss restaurant with delicious food, outstanding service and wonderful ambience. I highly recommend it as a must fine restaurant. The Schnitzel is divine as is the Roesti! Beautiful outdoor terrace as well. Well worth the money !

Thank Dem6806
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185 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a group dinner at the end of our Swiss vacation at the Old Swiss House and it was simply magnificent! The antiques and the traditional dress make you feel like it's hundreds of years ago. There are many famous diners from Presidents of the United States to actors to Frank Sinatra. They have autograph pictures of many of... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was good, especially the schnitzel, and it was nice to sit outside on a summer night. The restaurant has a nice more traditional feel, but it is a bit dated. It was also a little pricey and the servers seemed to be a bit tired / not very friendly, but it was late.

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London, United Kingdom
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112 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We didn't know about the house, we found it accidentally while walking to see the other place. It's very cute and very Swiss style.

1 Thank MMIHaria
Columbus, Ohio
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided on the Old Swiss House after another restaurant was not as advertised. We saw this on the way to Lion Monument, and decided to give it try. The prices were high for us, we are not fancy at all. The food was amazing! My husband ordered the beef stroganoff, and I had the jagerschnitzel. It was cooked in... More 

Thank Heather D
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch here after visiting the lion monument, just 3 minutes walking. Booking table one day before as heard it is very popular restaurant. The atmosphere is first impression as very traditional swiss exterior and interior design with very unique decoration plus lots and lots of antique collections to see. Food are fresh and good taste,quite big portion for main... More 

1 Thank petites_people
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quality of service and food was excellent but!!! You pay for it! 😅 All in all, had a lovely evening with good food and traditional service - would highly recommend a visit.

Thank HiSandra
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ended our family trip at this long standing restaurant that had been visited by other family members over the decades. Traditional Swiss dishes (some prepared table side ) were very good. Definitely pricey but a fun final experience. Worth going if your finances allow.

Thank K C S
Ilford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Called into here on way back from seeing the Lion Statue. The amount of things on display are fantastic and there is a history of the building on each table. Just had drinks there as we had already eaten, but the food looked terrific.

Thank PAWCarol

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
German, Swiss, European, Central European
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lowenplatz 4, Lucerne CH-6004, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Lucerne  >  Lucerne
  • Phone Number: 041 410 61 71

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