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Old Swiss House

₹₹₹₹German, , European
Loewenplatz 4, Lucerne 6004, Switzerland
+41 41 410 61 71
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“wiener schnitzel” (134 reviews)
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German, Swiss, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Loewenplatz 4, Lucerne 6004, Switzerland
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1 - 10 of 498 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I started our honeymoon in Lucerne and randomly got a recommendation to have dinner at the Old Swiss House. At first glance the prices seemed a tad bit steep but I assure you THE DINNER WAS WORTH EVERY PENNY and more! The...More

Thank chelseawayt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited old swiss house for dinner. The restaurant was small and warm. They provided varieties of food, mainly swiss style. A great experience.

Thank Nathan L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped in for dinner at the last minute and they were able to accommodate us. A very old and traditional staple of a restaurant in Lucerne. The most is the tableside snitzel!!! Amazing and very well prepared... and a lot of food!!! Our waitress...More

Thank hms16
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant was recommended to us, but we needed to have an early dinner as the friends we were dining with had an early flight back to the USofA in the morning, We knew from the reviews, that the Swiss House does not allow you...More

Thank SANCarolyn
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Falling apart (e.g., broken light fixtures), no air conditioning (dining room over 85 degrees), bugs inside (windows were open because of no air conditioning), and touristy. We wanted traditional Swiss cooking in a traditional Swiss restaurant. We got the traditional Swiss cooking - the food...More

1  Thank jlcorsico
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Very cozy, old fashioned restaurant in the middle of Luzern. First class Wiener Schnitzel à la mode du chef, prepared at the table. Good wine selection and a first class service. As a starter I‘ve had the Lobster Soup, it was delicious too. We will...More

Thank andyf57
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

This is an elegant, atmospheric restaurant which you must try when in Lucerne. The minute we arrived, you could smell the aroma of pure butter. The specialty is Wiener Schnitzel prepared table side in butter, nothing but pure butter and breadcrumbs! It is a spectacle...More

Thank Chinana
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Outside and inside this restaurant with a solid reputation impresses. We just had to dine on the schnitzel which was good but anything cooked in a pound of butter will taste good to most folks. Prepared tableside, the large, thinly sliced cutlets were served with...More

Thank JimNColleyville_TX
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

The decor is nice old with good location, food í not really nice and overprice and service is not as expected. Hope they can upgrade the service to match with their history.

1  Thank J401FLannal
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

What an incredible dinning experience this evening. The lobster bisque was amazing. I had the lamb, not only a beautiful presentation but the freshness of the dish could not get enough. Eight of us were here for dinner, coming back again tomorrow night. Service was...More

2  Thank raffaele m
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10 September 2017|
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Response from raffaele m | Reviewed this property |
You can sit outside, we were casual. inside reservations are recomended.
21 May 2017|
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Response from Moscow007 | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend to make a reservation.
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Response from raffman34 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, i think you can... the chocolate mousse is a must... they prepare it right on your table...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$ 25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Loewenplatz 4, Lucerne 6004, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Lucerne  >  Lucerne
  • Phone Number: +41 41 410 61 71
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