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Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
French, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
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Kornmarkt 4, Lucerne 6004, Switzerland
041 410 01 77
11:30 - 22:30
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Sun - Mon 11:30 - 22:30
Tue - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was actually very good but the service may have been the worst I have ever experienced. It just ruined what could have been a jive evening.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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122 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

We went for a business dinner to this good restaurant, with following result and feedback for you as Trip Advisor Gourmet Entrance / welcome = 5 Host service =4 Food quality = 5 Location & Atmosphere = 4 Cleanliness = 4 Wait times = 4 Beverage/French Wine= 5 Next time again: yes absolut! Hint/Tip: - Nuesslisalat ;-)

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Aspen, Colorado
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

First, if you walk in the main door of the square, you are in the smoky bar, not the restaurant (or at least not the dining room). We almost walked out because of the cigarette smoke as did two couples after us. After being assured by the hostess that the dining rooms are smoke free, we waited for a table... More 

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Bergdietikon, Switzerland
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73 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

excellent french cuisine, order for example the entrecote with housemade french fries, great service as well, young team, one of the best restaurants in lozaern

Thank ludw11
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2016

The restaurant atmosphere is great, the service as well and the food fantastic! Highly recommended. Make a reservation, usually it is very busy.

Thank Mariana P
Hong Kong, China
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98 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We stayed in Lucerne for 4 days, had dinner there on our first night and my husband insisted we need to go there again for dinner (he is picky about food) and we went there again the night before we left. Yes it is THAT good. Their fish soup is super good. Steak and fish and dessert are good too.... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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115 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Husband, a business colleague and I went to dinner here. We were a little early for our reservation and asked to be moved to the balcony. It was a lovely view. The wine list was extensive. We had the escargot as a starter which came with a bread basket of mixed wonderful breads. Our waitress spoke French, German and English... More 

Thank Marianne H
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68 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Nice restaurant within a hotel by the riverside. We had lunch there on the first floor. It had a balcony overlooking the river where you can eat and enjoy the sun. The food was very good and reasonably priced. Decor is nice too.

Thank Edward K
Boulder, Colorado
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413 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

We showed up without reservations and that squeezed us into a small table. The wait staff were very friendly and the food outstanding. We ate inside and this restaurant has both a smoking and a non-smoking room which is nice. Located right in the old town we recommend it if you want good food for higher than average Swiss prices.

Thank Ron W
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126 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

It was quite warm the afternoon we decided to have lunch at this French bistro, so the balcony on the sunny side next to the river might not have been the best choice for seating, but the views were magnificent of the bridges over the river and Mt. Pilatus. We splurged and ordered the foie gras-which was magnificent. The seafood... 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 of 5 bubbles
French, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kornmarkt 4, Lucerne 6004, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Lucerne  >  Lucerne
  • Phone Number: 041 410 01 77

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