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Hotel des Balances

) #1 of 354 Restaurants in Lucerne $$$$ , European,
Weinmarkt | 6004 Luzern, Lucerne 6004, Switzerland
+41 41 418 28 28
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (5 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (6 reviews)
“ice cream” (5 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
Swiss, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Service
Food
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Atmosphere
LOCATION
Weinmarkt | 6004 Luzern, Lucerne 6004, Switzerland
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11 - 20 of 219 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Restaurant in they Hotel has it all. Position, Sensational Food, and service excellence with a smile. We were blown away by the quality of the food and service. This establishment should be a Michelin Stared establishment. to top off the food the wait staff...More

Thank Walter J
Balances, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel des Balances, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Walter J, we thank you very much for your excellent reveiew. We are happy to hear that we exceeded your expectations and we are pleased that you fully enjoyed your evening with us. It would be great if we can soon welcome you again!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the best places in Lucern to enjoy a leisurely breakfast. Beautiful setting and a great buffet breakfast.Worth the money!

Thank djhallett
Balances, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel des Balances, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear djhallett, thank you a lot for your very good review! We are very pleased that you enjoyed our breakfast buffet. We hope to welcome you soon again at our restaurant.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed the patio seating, ambience, piano music, and great food. The view overlooking River Reuss was gorgeous. The service was impeccable. No wonder being rated the top restaurant in Lucerne.

Thank Vicky A
Balances, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel des Balances, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Vicky A, many thanks for your wonderful review! It is great to hear that you fully enjoyed a pleasant evening at our restaurant. We would be happy to welcome you soon again.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dinner on a balcony overlooking the Reuss, and a delicious meal - what more could you ask for! If I was back in Lucerne for only one night, I would most certainly make this my dinner choice.

Thank rmiller722
Balances, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel des Balances, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear rmiller722, thank you so much for your outstanding review. We are very happy that you had a fantastic evening at our restaurant. We hope to soon welcome you again with us.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was taken here for a birthday dinner and now have a new favourite restaurant! Sitting by the river/lake in beautiful surroundings was something special. The food was seriously good and beautifully presented in a very modern style. The staff were delightful which just made...More

Thank Plum425
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Waiters are adorable. Food is fantastic. Location is amazing. Two notes of caution: I reserved through the booking system of the hotel and even got a confirmation sms but we were not on the paper list when we arrived. We got seated on the terrace...More

Thank FleurNastia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

By sharing your experiences, you'rGe helping travelers make better choices and plan their dream trips. Thank you! We spent three nights here and loved it. It is located right on the river with great views from the room. It is a 10 minute walk to...More

Thank Skibum1313
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We rarely dine in the hotel we're staying but the views from the terrace drew us in. So happy we made an exception. The restaurant was one of our favorites during our 3 weeks in Switzerland. The food was amazing. Highly recommend.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The location is good just opposite to Jesuit Church with lovely view. Service are good. Foods taste ok but a bit salty. Nice to try! However, if that's the no.1 choice in Lucern, a kind of worry for the rest!

Thank chanwandahk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the best restaurants in Lucerne. Outstanding five course meal. The service staff was great. The view over the river in the evening was beautiful and romantic. It is a bit pricey but worth it for a special ocassion.

Thank RGT30076
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$41 - US$165
Cuisine
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Private Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
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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Description
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.
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