We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Restaurant Helvetia

) #131 of 355 Restaurants in Lucerne ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , European,
Waldstaetterstrasse 9, Lucerne 6003, Switzerland
+41 41 210 44 50
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“flammkuchen” (3 reviews)
“bratwurst” (3 reviews)
“soup” (4 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
Swiss, European, Central European, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Waldstaetterstrasse 9, Lucerne 6003, Switzerland
All Details
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (116)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

21 - 30 of 38 reviews

Reviewed 9 June 2014

We actually live in Lucerne and after having a positive experience in this restaurant with my husband, I decided to introduce the restaurant to a friend. Unfortunately this time the service was very poor, it was not very busy but we were served by at...More

Thank BloemMK
Reviewed 24 May 2014

We go there often and usually everything is good. However, you get to know people when the situation is difficult. In fact we were there, ordered and waited for more than an hour before being told that there was a real issue in the kitchen...More

1  Thank luca b
Reviewed 11 April 2014

Yesterday evening my husband and I went to Restaurant Helvetia in Lucerne. While my husband was away for ten minutes, I waited to be served. Nothing happened. Staff passed by our table, but nobody seemed to be interested to ask what we would like to...More

2  Thank TerryMauz
Reviewed 10 September 2013

We went to this restaurant invited by my girlfriend's new boss (she just relocated to Lucerne). We had dinner outside since the weather was still good. The food was correct, I had a hearty bratwurst with the Swiss equivalent to hash brown and gravy. Not...More

Thank OscarCarreras
Reviewed 22 August 2013 via mobile

Our hotel recommended this restaurant to us. On our first night in Lucerne we went to get a table but were told it was fully booked, so we decided to book a table for our next night. The service was okay, but the food was...More

Thank Becca_Laydee
Reviewed 19 April 2013

We just moved here and have found this restaurant to be nicely located. Nice atmosphere and so far the food has been great. Considering that is a local area by Chapel Bridge you pay 25 CH for a mediocre pizza...20CH was great for a scrumptious...More

Thank ninaalexei
Reviewed 19 March 2013

The day that we went to the restaurant, as a suggestion made by the receptionist of our hotel, it was snowing like hell and we were walking with a little baby. It took sometime to get to the address but it was worth-experience. The restaurant...More

Thank JCTroncoso1957
Reviewed 29 January 2013

Nice atmosphere and very good food. Very good staff, service and friendly. Will definitely visit it again one day:).

Thank Krusi68
Reviewed 7 January 2013

Forget--or at least augment--the restaurants in the Old Town and enjoy an excellent meal at the Helvetia, a favorite among Luzern locals. Wholeheartedly to be recommended from the extensive menu is their Geschnetzeltes, a speciality of the house. We travel to Luzern once or twice...More

1  Thank Baf426
Reviewed 4 October 2012

We sat outside in the square opposite under the trees as the weather was outstanding and this started off a great evening. The food we ordered was really good and the staff friendly but maybe could have been a little more attentive. Definitely worth a...More

Thank Deejay2012
Nearby Restaurants
BOLERO Restaurante
480 reviews
.20 km away
Khoua Vientiane
187 reviews
.21 km away
Zur Werkstatt
56 reviews
.20 km away
Bam Bou by Thomas
176 reviews
.20 km away
Nearby Attractions
SkyGlide Paragliding Lake Lucerne
72 reviews
.18 km away
Lake Luzern
3,956 reviews
.67 km away
Chapel Bridge (Kapellbrucke)
4,198 reviews
.57 km away
The Rosengart Collection
531 reviews
.40 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Restaurant Helvetia staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 23 - US$ 61
Swiss, European, Central European, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:30
07:30 - 00:30
07:30 - 00:30
07:30 - 00:30
07:30 - 00:30
07:30 - 00:30
07:30 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Waldstaetterstrasse 9, Lucerne 6003, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Lucerne  >  Lucerne
  • Phone Number: +41 41 210 44 50
  • E-mail
This 100 year old restaurant in the left-site of the Reuss located, is famous for its biological kitchen. In summer there is a beautiful garden under the old chestnut-trees. The restaurant has over 100 seats and also its terrace. there are 35 people working there and alone in the kitchen are 8 cooks with great knowlede.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing