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Hotel des Balances

Weinmarkt | 6004 Luzern, Lucerne 6004, Switzerland
+41 41 418 28 28
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Swiss, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Weinmarkt | 6004 Luzern, Lucerne 6004, Switzerland
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Reviewed yesterday

In the Hotel Des Balances resides their restaurant. One may decide to dine in a venue other than a hotel but in this instance that would be making a mistake. The lounge and bar are eloquently detailed with just the perfect lighting. The drink prices,...More

Thank Laurence826
Reviewed 2 days ago

After a wonderful day of shopping and relaxing in Lucerne, we had another wonderful dinner at Hotel Des Balances, they had a private room setup in the upstairs for us, which was wonderful, 2 balconies overlooking the river, the bridges and the Monastary. As usual...More

Thank Beth C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Definitely should do the 7 course tasting menu. You will love it. I thought the service, view, everything was perfect.

Thank FE123456
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great view from the restaurant, which is in the hotel. Good food, extensive wine list, competent service, very popular, reservations are a must

Thank GEQ84
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were having lunch at the Balances. As we were coming by car we were allowed to park in front of the hotel. We could choose in the simple menu. They recommended something called yin yang which in fact was a very thin pizza. Ok...More

Thank Global_traveller17
Balances, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel des Balances, responded to this review

Thank you for your good rating, dear global_traveller17! We are happy that you enjoyed a nice lunch at our restaurant and that you very much appreciated the ambiance. We hope to welcome you again with us.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I made our reservation on this trip advisor site but when we arrived, they did not have our reservation. They quickly and very politely found us a table in the back and did an great job to accommodate our group of 4. The service here...More

Thank Maureen K
Balances, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel des Balances, responded to this review

Thanks a lot for your wonderful review, dear Maureen K! We are happy that our service team impressed you and that you had a great time at our restaurant. We hope to welcome you soon again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The buffet breakfast at Hotel des Balance is simply superb. There's a great selection of tapas-style very small plates, extensive selection of juices and breads. Order the egg dishes from the waiting staff. As a group of 3 we stayed in the hotel for 10...More

Thank DaveGandT
Balances, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel des Balances, responded to this review

Dear DaveGandT, we thank you very much for your marvelous review! We are more than pleased to read your comments and we are of course delighted that you had an excellent stay and enjoyed the breakfast buffet so much. Please come visit us soon again,...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have had a lovely meal although it's quite pricey but then again Switzerland is very expensive. The food was so good, the staff were so nice and very attentive to all their customers. All in all very good restaurant.

Thank Grace H
Balances, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel des Balances, responded to this review

Dear Grace H, we are thrilled that you had a lovely birthday at our restaurant! Thank you for your excellent rating, we are happy that you enjoyed your evening. We hope to see you soon again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was a guest at the hotel traveling solo. The atmosphere was great and really enjoyed it. The service was good, though I felt like the tables with couples or groups got a bit more attention. The food... obviously a bit pricey as expected but...More

Thank Brad522
Balances, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel des Balances, responded to this review

Dear Brad522, thank you also for your very good rating of our restaurant. We are pleased that you also enjoyed the food and the atmosphere. We are looking forward to your soon return!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The restaurant is on the lower floor of the hotel and has a great view of the water. A lot of locals come here for lunch and you can order a typical swiss lunch. The service is great, the restaurant is clean and the food...More

Thank Joann P
Balances, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel des Balances, responded to this review

Dear Joann P, thanks a lot for your very good review about our restaurant! We are happy that you spent a great lunch time with us and we are looking forward to welcome you another time again.

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bringing own alcoholics drinks are allowed?
18 July 2016|
Response from rambhat2015 | Reviewed this property |
Yes I did that in the room .
Arturo S
Hello I wish to know how to made a reservation por Christmas dinner the next 24 of December, we are a group of 5 dults my family tht will have the Christmas Holyday at Lucrn and i´m looking for this special Dinner time. Can you help me with this?, do you have this Christmas dinner celebration?. How to knoe more of it, thanks for your help Arthur Salinas From Monterrey City of Mexico
24 October 2016|
Response from Balances | Property representative |
Buenos días Señor Salinas. Gracias por su mensaje. Si usted quiere hacer una reservacion para navidad, lo mejor es enviar un e-mail directamente a nuestro restaurante con el nombre de personas tanto como la hora. El e-mail... More
Arturo S
Alguien paso la cena de Navidad 24 de Diciembre en este restaurante?
18 October 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 40 - US$ 162
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Weinmarkt | 6004 Luzern, Lucerne 6004, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Lucerne  >  Lucerne
  • Phone Number: +41 41 418 28 28
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In Balances restaurant, Luzern, head chef Andy Fluri creates culinary masterpieces with great success. This master chef, who has been awarded 14 points by the prestigious Gault-Millau guide, takes his guests on a flight of fancy for the taste buds, with delicacies such: as cream of parmesan soup with basil Espuma and beef fillet steak carpaccio; braised veal cheeks in a truffle jus, served with a potato and onion mash and savoy bacon; or dumplings filled with chocolate and nuts, accompanied by apple mousse with sour cream and banana ice cream. All meals are prepared with only market fresh produce and everything is produced according to the season. Guests are welcomed with historic flair, which is also in keeping with modern design and makes for a stylish establishment decorated in warm, natural tones. This extraordinary ambience is even more enhanced by the terrace, which looks directly on to the Reuss, which sets the mood not only for the romantics, but for all diners, as there is a sense of being on the Venecian Grand Canal.