Top Choice Swiss in Lucerne

Wirtshaus Galliker

Passionately run by the Galliker family for over four generations, this old-style, wood-panelled tavern attracts a lively bunch of regulars. Motherly waitresses dish up Lucerne soul food (rösti, chögalipaschtetli an…
Top Choice Asian in Lucerne

Bam Bou

The Hotel’s below-street-level restaurant resembles a lacquered bento box and thrills with its pan-Asian menu. The Japanese flavours tend to win the most praise.
Top Choice Italian in Lucerne

Grottino 1313

Offering a welcome escape from Lucerne's tourist throngs, this relaxed yet stylish eatery serves ever-changing 'surprise' menus featuring starters like chestnut soup with figs, creative pasta dishes, meats cooked ov…
International in Lucerne

KKL World Café

Salads and sandwiches fill the display cases at the KKL's slick bistro-cum-cafeteria; there are also wok dishes at lunch and dinner.
Cafe in Lucerne


With its long bar, sturdy wooden tables and chalkboard menus, this arty haunt serves tasty Italian dishes and good coffee. Regular jazz workshops and gigs take place downstairs.
French in Lucerne

Brasserie Bodu

Banquettes, wood panelling and elbow-to-elbow tables create a warm ambience at this classic French-style bistro, where diners huddle around bottles of Bordeaux and bowls of bouillabaisse (fish stew) or succulent sir…
Thai in Lucerne


This pint-sized Thai joint emphasises local organic produce in its generously portioned curries. If you can’t nab a table, order takeaway and chow down lakeside.