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Old Swiss House

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” (137 reviews)
“veal” (44 reviews)
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German, Swiss, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Loewenplatz 4, Lucerne 6004, Switzerland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant is a landmark in the city of Lucerne. Since generations in the hands of the same family. The service is great, the food (mainly swiss) is very good and the wine list is incredible (Bordeaux's & Bourgogne's!)

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Upon the recommendation of a friend, my wife and I had lunch at the Old Swiss House. This was a truly fine dining experience. My wife had cream of pumpkin soup and a salad, washed down with prosecco, and I had a couple of beers...More

1  Thank CJTravelerTexas
Reviewed 5 November 2017 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 27 October 2017 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.

1  Thank Nathan L
Reviewed 23 October 2017

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

1  Thank hms16
Reviewed 18 October 2017

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

1  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

1  Thank Chinana
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Response from raffaele m | Reviewed this property |
You can sit outside, we were casual. inside reservations are recomended.
20 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

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Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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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