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Restaurant 1871

Swiss, European, Central European
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Haldenstrasse 4 | Haldenstrasse 4, Lucerne 6006, Switzerland
+41 41 422 18 71
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

This restaurant is right on side of the Lake. It has a lovely view from the front. The menu was varied a offered some good choices.

Thank elizabethhA5120NA
New York City, New York
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51 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

We picked the place based on reviews and proximity to our hotel, had a reservation done by our hotel's concierge we are carnivores appetizers were very good beef tartar and another meat choice were good, but I ordered Hungarian gulash have not had it in years, meat was very dry and chewy the sauce was amazing nicely balanced, but meat... More 

Thank Busyok
Baku, Azerbaijan
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

You can feel the best high quality just from the first step into the restaurant. It has a history. There is a very nice outside area. Super menu. Perfect service. Refined interior and equal food.

Thank Soubhan
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115 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

Excellent location and very convenient for hotel guests. Reasonably priced (everything is very expensive in Switzerland) Service was very good.

Thank deeeeMidlands
Island Park
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

While the hotel is 5 stars in my opinion this restaurant was just not up to par. The service was terrible. The appetizer was very good (steak tartare). However the entrees we terrible. Over Seasoned and not cooked appropriately. I was expecting much more. I am happy to pay for good service and good but this place missed the mark.... More 

Thank Frank D
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Such a wonderful experience!! So refreshing to find a relaxed, casual & delicious restaurant!! The beef choices are wonderful!! I had filet and my husband had a strip. Both were great!! The roasted potatoes were so good! Dessert....no words to describe how good!!!! Simply, a delicious meal!!!!

Thank Janet D
Vienna, Austria
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87 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

wonderful lakeside terrace, ideal for a snack or business lunch - why not for dinner with your loved ones in the evening! Strolling along the lake and using with a view, Lucerne at it's best! Good food and good selection of drinks, smiling & young service!

Thank cosmopolitancary
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016

I decided to stop by the 1871 for a relaxing cup of coffee and a piece of cake while waiting for an appointment. It was a Saturday at 12.30 pm, but far from crowded with only one table occupied. One would think that such an architecturally grand room by the lake in an old hotel would attract more guest at... More 

1 Thank Aksel Stave E
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2016 via mobile

Super food at affordable prices, nice wine selection, set in a beautiful location. I can only highly recommend this place. Check it out yourself but make a reservation.

Thank urbanshelley
Novaggio, Switzerland
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55 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2015

Consider - we were looking for a place to get together with our son and his wife, in Basel for her mother's funeral, and ourselves plus our other son and his family, all of whom live in Ticino. We fell on Lucerne as somewhere more or less half way for all of us, though the Ticinese contingent had the Gotthard... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$19 - US$44
Swiss, European, Central European
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Haldenstrasse 4 | Haldenstrasse 4, Lucerne 6006, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Lucerne  >  Lucerne
  • Phone Number: +41 41 422 18 71
  • This restaurant is at Grand Hotel National

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