Dining out in Lucerne

The lakeside city of Lucerne is known for its music festivals, enchanting Alpine views and fresh mountain air – but in that sensory overload, they haven't neglected taste. Between these restaurants, you'll be able to eat like a king every night of your stay.

LUCE Restaurant

Located inside our Radisson Blu Hotel, Lucerne, this restaurant has the substance to match its style. An open kitchen lets you watch the chefs at work, building the anticipation before a beautifully presented plate of sautéed sole in foaming butter arrives in front of you. After dinner, retire to the LUCE Wine Lounge or Bar, depending on your favored tipple. The former has over 200 vintages, while the latter has been named as one of the 50 best whisky bars in Switzerland.


French dishes are updated with Mediterranean and Asian influences at Aqua, resulting in innovative creations like the caramelized duck liver on green pea puree and the house bouillabaisse, packed with giant prawns and served with olive tapenade and crostini. Aqua also has a terrace for those warmer days where you can enjoy your dinner Al Fresco. Another exciting addition to the Aqua restaurant is the Chef's table. This table is located in front of the kitchen and you are able to see the skill and craft that goes into each dish, there is also the chance to talk to the chefs and learn about the processes involved in creating gastronomic delicacies.


Wilhelm Tell Schiffrestaurant

Spend an evening cruising the Lucerne Bay, taking in stunning views of the mountains, the lake, and Old Town accompanied by meticulously prepared seafood dishes on board the Wilhelm Tell. This unique steamboat restaurant has been a family affair for two generations. The Wilhelm Tell also lends its self very well to banquets and conferences. With menus composed specifically for your event you are bound to have a memorable time at the Wilhelm Tell.

Grottino 1313

At Grottino 1313 you can have two courses at lunch, or four at dinner – the only proviso is that you won't know what's next until it arrives at your table. The menu changes daily in this quaint cottage restaurant, but every dish is guaranteed to be a spectacular seasonal surprise. Grottino 1313 is a truly unique dining experience with a warm and cosy atmosphere you will be sure to remember your time here while in Lucerne.

Winter cityscape of Lucerne Switzerland

Restaurant Olivo

Chef Hugues Blanchard and his crew prepare delectably light Mediterranean dishes, served in the elegant dining room or on the breezy seaside terrace. Expect to find the finest ingredients expertly cooked, like roasted pike on a bed of zucchini, tomatoes and saffron risotto. The restaurant is part of a casino and club which has regular entertainment which will be the perfect way to round off your evening at Restaurant Olivio.

Taube Restaurant

Serving authentic Swiss cuisine in a cozy, rustic dining room or on the lakeside terrace in the summer months, this restaurant is so traditional that even the menu is written in the local dialect. Swiss dishes include excellent sausages and crunchy slabs of  rösti, all served with hearty gravy and a good selection of local wines. Great value traditonal fare a perfect place to drop in on your visit to Lucerne.

Old Swiss House

A popular venue for weddings and banquets, the Old Swiss House has an opulent, old-world glamor. Savor locally-sourced fish in red wine before moving onto a rich chocolate mousse, dining out in the Rose Garden if the weather permits. The Old House prides its self on having an astounding wine collection. If you are a wine aficionado then this may be the restaurant for you. With over 30,000 bottles of wine in the cellar there is something for everyone, there is a leaning towards wines from Bordeaux but there are wines from around the world available. The real star in the collection is the complete Chateau Mouton Rothschild collection with the ealriest bottle from 1867 and then an uninterrupted run from 1911 to the present day!

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