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Restaurant Le Museum

rue de la Gare 40 | Old Town, Montreux 1820, Switzerland
+41 21 963 16 62
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“cheese fondue” (21 reviews)
“raclette” (17 reviews)
“beef” (21 reviews)
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French, Swiss, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
rue de la Gare 40 | Old Town, Montreux 1820, Switzerland
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Restaurant Le Museum
1. Swiss traditions
"Le Museum is a grandiose display of Swiss hospitality and its cuisine."
Matthieu C
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2. Top quality food
"The food is terrific."
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3. Outstanding service
"Service & staff outstanding."
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good, I went due to Foursquare’s reco but it doesn’t worth it, I think it was expensive, fondue is better in other restaurants and also the bread for the fondue, service time was good, the food has good taste however I was expecting something more...More

Thank Dreamer204155
Dmitry F, Owner at Restaurant Le Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Dreamer204155 Thank you for your review! Regarding the prices we are using best products for our dishes hence the prices are higher than in places with average or below average prices in Switzerland. Regarding the smell, our waiters do use parfume and it is...More

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Reviewed December 26, 2017 via mobile

We visited here on my birthday. Wonderful hideaway resturant in the old town. Extremely friendly staff most welcoming. Traditional swiss resturant. Very cosy . Food was superb as was everything about the place super atmosphere. Nothing was to much trouble. An absolute gem .

1  Thank southseafee
Dmitry F, Owner at Restaurant Le Museum, responded to this reviewResponded January 15, 2018

Dear Southseafee Thank you for your review! It was a pleasure to greet you on your birthday. We hope to see you again! With respect, Restaurant le Museum Team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited without booking and were seated immediately at a lovely table in the traditionally themed restaurant. The staff were friendly and relaxed even though they had large tables to deal with. We ordered a fondue and a meat grill. Both were absolutely delicious and...More

Thank Sarah-Jane G
Dmitry F, Owner at Restaurant Le Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Sarah-Jane G Thank you for your review! It is a pleasure for me that you have enjoyed your experience in the restaurant! I hope to see you again. With Respect, Dmitry Filimonov

Reviewed September 7, 2018

What a shame that such beautiful settings and ambiance of the venue was so negatively affected by extremely slow and careless service. With a group of colleagues, we intended to celebrate work accomplishments and ended up poorly attended, with absolutely no engagement or any effort...More

3  Thank Mayka S
Reviewed September 2, 2018

We went with a family group of 7 and had a totally delightful evening eating fondue and raclette. The atmosphere is casual and friendly. I couldn't possibly recommend it more.

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Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

Me and my parents went to Le Museum for dinner. Before sitting down we asked if they offered gluten free dishes, because I have celiac disease. The waiter we talked to was obviously highly intoxicated and had a really strong smell of booze. He did...More

1  Thank LeoL3216
Dmitry F, Owner at Restaurant Le Museum, responded to this reviewResponded September 3, 2018

Dear Client We are extremely sorry for your bad experience at the restaurant, In regards to the initial waiter that tried to deal with your request, I have to complete apologise and state that he's actions were completely unexpectable, he has of today been dismissed...More

Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

Having dinner with a group here is very nice one. Why? Because they offer a real Switzerland ambience along with their famous fondue as traditional food of Switzerland. The portion is incredibly huge. Fit enough for family, group, and even couples.

Thank Andre A
Reviewed August 17, 2018

Beautiful restaurant, with all the cheese you'd expect in a Swiss restaurant, we had the 50/50 fondue, raclette (the waiters assumed we knew what to do), ask if you've never had a raclette before. The rosti was really tasty too. Reasonably priced, nice wine, overall...More

Thank Cheesy30
Reviewed August 5, 2018

We came here after reading review on TripAdvisor. I am so glad we did. The fondue was excellent, the wine choices were good (we drank the wine from Chateau de Chillon that you can only get in this area and is made near the Chateau),...More

Thank BevTeach
Reviewed August 3, 2018

It's a bit out of the way, but worth the walk. We had one of the best meals of our 2 weeks in Switzerland here. Great fondue, excellent service, interesting historic building. I would go back in a minute.

1  Thank Rona H
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Irene C
October 20, 2015|
Response from tortleman | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
hello, thank's for your demand, we don't have a special menu for Christmas or new year, just regular carte and group menu as usual. We hope see you soon at Museum Martial
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Irene C
October 4, 2015|
Response from tortleman | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
we have normal menus from our carte.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$35 - $60
French, Swiss, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids, Special occasions
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: rue de la Gare 40 | Old Town, Montreux 1820, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Vaud  >  Montreux
  • Phone Number: +41 21 963 16 62
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The Museum is situated in a historical building in the old town of Montreux and it is less than 10 minutes walking distance from the main train station. Founded in the early years of the worldwide known Montreux Jazz Festival The Museum has been the place to be for many internationally known stars like Mick Jagger and David Bowie to name but a few. The setting is traditionally Swiss with an authentic atmosphere. In summer a peaceful court invites families and friends to enjoy a meal in a relaxing environment. The Museum accepts groups of up to 150 people and it is the ideal place for family or company events, but it is also a romantic place if you'd like to spend a privileged moment with your loved one. The Museum honours the Swiss cuisine with many different cheese and meat fondues of the highest quality. You could also try their famous' Charbonnade', a charcoal grill on which you grill your meat according to your own taste! Most of the menus are served with the outstanding potato gratin made with chef's secret ingredients (this includes 10 different Swiss cheeses). We look forwards to welcome you soon !
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