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Kaiser Franz

#21 of 100 Restaurants in Zug
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Austrian, European, Central European
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Vorstadt 8, Zug 6300, Switzerland
+41 41 710 96 36
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Zug, Switzerland
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46 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Kaiser Franz is a small nice restaurant along the lake of Zug. In summer you can also sit outside on the payment. The food is very well cooked and the wine list is fine. The service is friendly and stylish. It is popular - so reserve your table in advance.

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Thank Anders S
Europe
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137 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

I have been to this restaurant a couple of times. In a way it's strange to go to an Austrian restaurant in the heart of Switzerland but I have to give this place a big thumb up. The service is friendly and the food is very good. Try the famous wienerschnitzel but make sure you bring along a big appetite.

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Thank TravellerLion
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 May 2016

Had a nice dinner, but then the waiter added a wine for CHF 69 to a bill of CHF 170. That could happen, but then I would expect an honest excuse and not trying to blame another waiter when he was the only one. Hmm...

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Thank Greta_Lund
Gilly, Switzerland
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137 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2016

Lunch at Kaiser Franz embodied everything that I want from a restaurant and some things that are often lacking in usual upper mid-range Swiss restaurants. The welcome was warm and attentive. The food was very good and beautifully presented. The fish was perfectly cooked and the strudel one of the best I've tasted. We had to wait a bit for... More 

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Thank swissgirl_7
Zurich, Switzerland
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

I can really recommend the kitchen. The pork belly and the schnitzel were excellent, yet the service - a disaster to say the least. I have not encountered such a rude attitude in a long time in a swiss restaurant.

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Thank Christian R
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75 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2015 via mobile

Solid performance over all, nice food, nice staff. They sell what they advertise not more not less. Nice austrian food in a nice Austrian restaurant

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1 Thank Thomas F
Zurich, Switzerland
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

We were looking forward to have an enjoyable dinner with our friends at Kaiser Franz. Unfortunately it all started on the wrong foot. The table outside that we actually booked wasnt free, so we ended up at a table of six. Whilst we were waiting for our friends to arrive, they tried to seat a (lovely elderly) couple at our... More 

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2 Thank Lukas C
Zug, Zug, Switzerland
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140 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2015

right at the lakeside with one of the most stunning views of the lake of Zug and the sunset. Superb Austrian / International Cuisine, Excellent Service and the Host is a real personality.

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1 Thank AntonioPotenza
Thalwil, Switzerland
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79 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2015

It starts with the warm welcom at the door and the genuine interest of the staff. The staff are all dressed in traditional garb and it makes the athmosphere perfect. The Austrian menue is very good and all all three occasions that we have been there we have not been dissapointed, actually quite the opposite! Go there and you will... More 

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1 Thank Big_Chilli
Adana, Turkey
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 November 2014

The food was amazing - we went for the special menu and although slightly expensive (this is Zug however) I would happily pay it again. The service was impeccable, and each course we had a perfect wine to accompany the food. Definitely going back!

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1 Thank Michelle K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Austrian, European, Central European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vorstadt 8, Zug 6300, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zug  >  Zug
  • Phone Number: +41 41 710 96 36

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?