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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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“veal” (44 reviews)
Closes in 29 min
German, Swiss, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Loewenplatz 4, Lucerne 6004, Switzerland
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Prepared table side, the veal was excellent and the beef stroganoff the best I've had. The whole experience took us back decades in ambiance and setting. Being from St. Louis, we were surprised to find a strong connection between this century-plus establishment and our city....More

Thank hwbjr3145
Reviewed 1 March 2018

Yes, at the Old Swiss House, they use butter and they don't have a problem with that! They cook veal in half a pound of butter. And it is excellent. The pasta with bread crumbs and parmesan is pretty good but actually a little dry,...More

1  Thank MyNixie
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

The restaurant is a beautiful traditional Swiss building that makes an awesome postcard photo. Once you stepped into the restaurant, the aroma of delicious schnitzel permeates your senses. This is followed by an amazing display of showman when the Wiener schnitzel is skillfully cooked right...More

1  Thank TripGar
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Well if you want to visit a fab city then Lucerne is it for certain but if like me you like to try local food then look no further than this place, clean, quiet, friendly, Swiss efficient, local specialities cooked at your table to perfection,...More

Thank Jonnoeye
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Very friendly atmosphere, we always love to go there, when we have to celebrate something. Very recommendable: Lobster Soup, and of course the fabulous " Schnitzel "

Thank Guenter J
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Traditional swiss decor set in an old house. Slightly creepy if you get spooked out by being surrounded by all these antique stacked around you. In terms of food, the first impression is terrible. The restaurant has a weird rule that you must order one...More

Thank Foodie852
Reviewed 27 December 2017

In times of fast food, modern copy cuisine and a some times incredible mix of undefinable dishes, it is a real blessing to once in a while find a place with a clearly defined concept. The Old Swiss House in Lucerne is a true institution,...More

1  Thank ajaeger2016
Reviewed 21 December 2017

After visiting the nearby "dying lion" tourist spot, we passed by Old Swiss House. Being attracted by its outlook, we have our lunch there. The waiters' service was efficient and the fish dishes we ordered were fine. Prices were reasonable. Nice to have typical Swiss...More

Reviewed 16 December 2017

The food was good and typically Swiss. The service was good and the ambiance was very Swiss. It seems impossible to get a bad meal in Switzerland as the people are very quality and service conscious. This is definitely a nice stop if you happen...More

Thank foodloversacto
Reviewed 22 November 2017

Before traveling to Switzerland for my honeymoon I had never had wiener schnitzel before, I fell in love with the dish after trying it here. I have even tried to recreate it back at home and it has become a staple in our house. Every...More

1  Thank southernlegacyva
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Response from raffaele m | Reviewed this property |
You can sit outside, we were casual. inside reservations are recomended.
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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, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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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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