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La Fleur de Lys

$$ - $$$
Swiss, European
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rue du Bourg 14, Gruyeres 1663, Switzerland
+41 26 921 82 82
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Camberley, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Had a wonderful meal, today. Very child friendly. It was half term in Switzerland 🇨🇭. So the town was a tad crowded. Tried to eat at the cheese factory restaurant but told there would be an hours wait. We have eaten here many times and the staff are so friendly. So instead of joining the mass coach parties that had... More 

Thank Malcolm T
Denver, Colorado
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

We stayed over night in this beautiful village on a hill at the lovely restaurant & hotel La Fleur de Lys. The smell of the Gruyeres Fondue fills the streets in the afternoon, inviting you to come sit on the patio of the restaurants and have a delicious cheese feast! 1 Gruyeres fondue with a basket of bread, 1 Raclette... More 

Thank TS B
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

When in Switzerland!! Delicious cheese fondue. The veal was also delicious. Friendly service. Closed very early on a Sunday night (7pm) but I think that is usual for the village and everyone just ate early!

Thank Janet G
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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172 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

We ate lunch here while in Gruyeres on the Chocolate Train excursion. We were lucky enough to snag an outdoor seat, looking over the main square of Gruyeres. Our server pointed out an English menu to us. We had cheese fondue (of course) and rosti. Prices were comparable to what we saw throughout Switzerland, maybe a bit less. Service was... More 

Thank Lin0515
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45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

We've visited the castle & the Giger-museum with our dutch-american friends. Somebody wanted to eat "Bratwurst" so we went looking for a restaurant, which would offer this in a menu or a meal. We found it in this restaurant here. You could order all kind of things, but also local specialities from Fribourg. Our friend got his Bratwurst (even if... More 

Thank 665alex666
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592 reviews
285 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 339 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Had coffee and berries with cream. It does not get better than this. Very beautiful place to sit outsde, eat and watch the people walk past. Several choices in the fruit. I chose strawberries. The toilets are quit interesting.

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Milan, Italy
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

friendly atmosphere, good service, local dishes and vines, menu is sufficent for kids also, can recommend.

Thank sinansolak
San Jose, California
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132 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

We understood that food would be expensive here, so that didn't surprise us. We had checked the reviews ahead of time, so we knew to ask about the "back patio," which did not disappoint (beautiful view!). The food choices were somewhat limited, but we were able to put together a great meal for each of our varying tastes, and we... More 

Thank Beakertroyd
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356 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

I'm not a fondue person. but the others ordered it -- the Gruyere was tasty and smooth over the bread. The desert of berries was topped off with real-cream -- yum yum. Waitress were pleasant in their service, cordial to us, polite throughout. Nice day and outside patio tables were full - - so be aware.

Thank Track1089
Canton of Basel, Switzerland
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

I had dinner here one night with my family, and chose this place because some of the pure "Swiss" restaurants in Gruyere will only serve cheese (fondue, raclette) which was no option for me. I needed meat! So this place is a good choice if you want need to cater to different tastes. The cheese fondue was excellent, the meat... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$46
Swiss, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: rue du Bourg 14, Gruyeres 1663, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Fribourg  >  La Gruyere  >  Gruyeres
  • Phone Number: +41 26 921 82 82
  • This restaurant is at La Fleur de Lys
Nice restaurant with a lot of cheese and country specialities. Terrace with view to the castle and the mountains.

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