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Restaurant 1871

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European, Swiss, Central European
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Haldenstrasse 4 | Haldenstrasse 4, Lucerne 6006, Switzerland
+41 41 422 18 71
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Switzerland
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725 reviews
527 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 250 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For a while, we have not been at 1871. Yesterday we went there for a desert. Now there are less choices than before, only 5-6 types of cakes, instead of more than 10 different types of desserts. However we spent good time there.

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1 Thank Blackeyes_CH
Bern, Switzerland
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106 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Went there for lunch with some friends recently. Lunch menue is of perfect size. Had the cordon bleu which is state of the art! Great service and perfect location with an amazing view. What else you need?

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Thank simonabroad
Beaver Falls, PA
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 January 2017

The quality of the service, the food, and the beautiful ambiance of this restaurant was superb! My husband had a personal chat with the chef when he picked out his piece and portion of his beef. Was a one of a kind experience that he will not soon forget.

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Thank PaulaBeaverFalls_PA
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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.

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Thank elizabethhA5120NA
New York City, New York
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51 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
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 

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Thank Busyok
Baku, Azerbaijan
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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.

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Thank Soubhan
midlands
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127 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016

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

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Thank deeeeMidlands
Island Park
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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 

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Thank Frank D
Knoxville, Tennessee
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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!!!!

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Thank Janet D
Vienna, Austria
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87 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
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!

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Thank cosmopolitancary

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$19 - US$45
Cuisine
European, Swiss, Central European
Meals
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, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
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?