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Brasserie Bodu

$$ - $$$French, European,
Kornmarkt 5, Lucerne 6004, Switzerland
+41 41 410 01 77
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good44%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“entrecote” (11 reviews)
“french fries” (6 reviews)
“fish gratin” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM Hours
French, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Kornmarkt 5, Lucerne 6004, Switzerland
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101 - 107 of 107 reviews

Reviewed 26 May 2012

The outdoor tables face the old city hall and one of the main squares in the old part of town. A great place for a drink, to meet and just people watch.

Thank Rene W
Reviewed 22 May 2012

We had traveled to Lucerne before and tried Bodu for lunch, as a sort of "test." But on our return we had dinner, and we were not disappointed. The service was brisk and attentive but not overally bothersome. Just ideal, really. We were returning from...More

Thank overeasy
Reviewed 14 January 2012

Full disclosure: we did not actually eat here. We went into the restaurant twice (it's along the steps up from the newer metal river bridge in old town) and both times turned around within seconds due to the overwhelming blast of cigarette smoke. So this...More

7  Thank ntguru911
Reviewed 17 September 2011

My friends and I went for supper there - our waitress was one of the rudest I have ever come across, standing with her arms crossed when we needed assistance, practically throwing a side plate at my friend and then finally back chatting when my...More

4  Thank Lulu752
Reviewed 6 January 2011

The Bodu has quite a reputation for French cuisine and the moules marinière I had last night confirmed this - done to perfection in just the right blend of white whine, parsley and onions. My friend had the vegetarian nastrini which were very good, too....More

2  Thank eri_lar
Reviewed 21 July 2009

the restaurant has a nice atmosphere and service. you have a large choice of very nice food. Don't try to go there without a reservation on week end, they are allways fully booked. If it so, try the Reussbad restaurant

1  Thank Kuna-khamu
Reviewed 5 February 2009

As an ex pax living in Luzern this is one of my favorites. Great French food. Service can be a little snooty (maybe going with the French theme?) It's not really fancy which I like, kind of smart casual. My favorite meal there is the...More

2  Thank leotrvlr
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I don't think so but If you go there with snickers and jump suit people will stare
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
French, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kornmarkt 5, Lucerne 6004, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Lucerne  >  Lucerne
  • Phone Number: +41 41 410 01 77
  • E-mail
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