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Wirtshaus Galliker

$$ - $$$, European,
Schuetzenstrasse 1, Lucerne 6003, Switzerland
+41 41 240 10 02
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good37%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“pot au feu” (5 reviews)
“veal” (13 reviews)
Swiss, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Schuetzenstrasse 1, Lucerne 6003, Switzerland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in for lunch and, yes, we are not from Lucerne so we waited to be told where to sit not knowing we should just come in and sit down. We waited 15 minutes to place our order and never saw our server again to...More

Thank Patron17
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This traditional Swiss restaurant is close to the less famous of Lucerne's two wooden bridges and convenient for the very excellent Historical Museum. Our just about OK main course (a vol-au-vent filled with diced pieces of an indeterminate beige substance in a beige sauce, prettily...More

Thank Kathleen M
Reviewed April 30, 2018

My fiancée and I visited Wirtshaus Galliker for a Saturday evening dinner. We didn't have a table reservation, however luckily there were a few tables still available when we arrived at around 8pm. Friendly service and good food - also reasonably priced. The only thing...More

Thank Rune H
Reviewed January 21, 2018

What a great place. You feel like you are literally in someone elses house! The food here is typical Swiss food which is great. The restaurant was full of locals when we went and even though we hadn't booked, they fitted us in. Its a...More

2  Thank Sprost1
Reviewed January 10, 2018

If you are looking for "local" food, look no further. This is the place where a lot of locals go. It was crowded, in mid-November when few tourists visit the city. We had venison, the traditional dish...just wonderful. Would come back here any time. Much...More

Thank SommelierSP2018
Reviewed October 17, 2017

We had previously eaten at this restaurant nearly 5 years ago - the food was complex tasty and delicious. Unfortunately the experience was not repeated this time around. The "Rosti" while edible and filling was very disappointing - lots of grated potato, cheese, a smidgen...More

Thank sidnjen
Reviewed October 17, 2017

Wirtshaus Galliker is a place of tradition. The observant guest will notice the beautiful antique cash register (which is still in use!) and, if memory serves correct, the grandfather clock standing proudly near a window. If you love traditional cooking in a historic setting, look...More

Thank SJMcGuire2
Reviewed September 28, 2017 via mobile

The food here is very traditional, hearty and absolutely delicious. We ordered the veal sausage with rosti, the chicken breast and fish. All 3 were really yummy! The hosts were friendly and warm. Love it here!

Thank Throughtherayne
Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

Very nice older probably even historical restaurant in Lucerne all with dark wood interior. Professional service and a lot of locals as well as tourists. We got a seat at a long table with other guests. I had the specialty Pot au feu, which was...More

Thank Sofia3456
Reviewed August 11, 2017 via mobile

Had a great meal at Wirtshaus Galliker. Beautiful family run tavern with plenty of artefacts and memorabilia decorating the walls. Food was great. Had the beef broth to start, followed by the veal steaks with rösti - brilliant. My wife had the cordon bleu and...More

Thank Brendan M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Swiss, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 12:30 AM
10:30 AM - 12:30 AM
10:30 AM - 12:30 AM
10:30 AM - 12:30 AM
10:30 AM - 12:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Schuetzenstrasse 1, Lucerne 6003, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Lucerne  >  Lucerne
  • Phone Number: +41 41 240 10 02
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