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“Excellent Fondue! Service par excellence”
Review of La Fondue

La Fondue
Ranked #91 of 2,591 Restaurants in Lima
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $25
Cuisines: European
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations
Neighborhood: San Isidro
Description: La Fondue brings the rich delicacies of Swiss and European cuisine directly to Lima. Offering a broad selection of Swiss specialities such as traditional and creative fondues, raclettes, exquisite cheeses, meat or seafood that will delight everyone - all in a cosy chalet atmosphere. Paired with the perfect Swiss wine, your meal at La Fondue is sure to be memorable. Closed on December, January and February.
Lima, Peru
Level 5 Contributor
61 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Excellent Fondue! Service par excellence”
Reviewed May 1, 2014

Yes, a really Swiss restaurant in Lima, Peru… of course it had to be at the Swissotel. We were invited by the Manager Sales for a site visit, and he has been working there for as long as the hotel has been existence 17 years and really knows the ins and outs of the property.

Meal consisted of three courses of fondue and fondue and eyes more fondue… really perfect meal if you love things bubbling away.

Started with a traditional Gruyere fondue which was really quite yum, followed by a meat fondue which was nice as it came with some Peruvian condiments such as rocoto (Peruvian spicy aji chutney). What I found paired real well was the bread, authentic cheese fondue and the rococo!

To complete the meal, we had a Toblerone chocolate fondue with fine chopped almonds, which was served with biscotti, bite size brownie and cake, and an assortment of fruit including kiwi, strawberry, banana, pineapple and melon. And if all that isn't enough to eat with your fondue fork, they give you a spoon to lap up the deliciousness that the chocolate fondue is.

To complement the wonderful service, is professional service with a smile. Most Peruvians don't like to venture outside their comfort zone of Peruvian cuisine and so they really explain every little item.

Very impressed with the service at Swissotel!

  • Visited April 2014
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SalesandMarketingSLI, Manager at La Fondue, responded to this review, May 6, 2014
Dear Client,

On belhalf of La Fondue staff, I would like to thank you for taking a few minutes of your valuable time to share your impressions about your recent visit to La Fondue Restaurant.

We are pleased to read that you have enjoyed the Swissôtel experience during your meal at La Fondue. As you have mentioned, La Fondue Restaurant offers an exquisite Swiss Cuisine to every guest, which make us all proud.

We look forward to welcoming you at La Fondue soon.

Kind Regards,

Ana Teresa Gutiérrez
Swiss Loyalty Club Manager
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  • English first
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English first
Lima, Peru
1 review
“The best choice”
Reviewed November 19, 2013

I never thought the food I was served was going to be that tasty. Apart from that, the service was unique as the ladies made us feel really comfortable. Even though the price was a bit high, I think it was worthpaying for the food we got.I highly recommend this well decorated and cosy place where you make believe as if you were in Switzerland.

  • Visited October 2013
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Thank pedro245
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Excellent place”
Reviewed September 16, 2013

The food was great, and the people is extremely friendly and helpful.

Excellent place to share with friends, so nice and peaceful.

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank Alejandro_D20132013
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Lima
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“I do not like cheese.”
Reviewed August 26, 2013

I am not a cheese lover, but this place is great! We had traditional fondue, then huancaina and also pizza, the cherry on top was the Toblerone fondue (chocolate). The service was outstanding, very friendly and well trained personnel. I highly recommend this place if you are near the Swiss hotel in Lima.

  • Visited August 2013
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1 Thank jabalima
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miraflores
Level 4 Contributor
28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Average”
Reviewed August 24, 2013

Fondue and raclette were okay but nothing to write home about. However, completely overpriced and ladies serving us had very little knowledge of food, and kpet saying things althought we had warned them that our friend in the table was Swiss.

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank malulli82
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