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Restaurant Red

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Europaplatz 1, Lucerne 6005, Switzerland
+41 41 226 71 10
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Lucerne, Switzerland
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

For Business lunch or even a short lunch break with my husband, this place is perfect! I love it so much: You get to choose from a fine selection of starters, Main dishes and, if there is still room - and believe me if there isn't you will make some - a yummie dessert. Everything you will get is from... More 

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Lucerne, Switzerland
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93 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016

Located near the station and in the same building as the famous concert hall KKL. you have a great view on the lake, the steam boats and the lake side of the city. The cuisine is international with use of many local products, the cooking is exceptionally good and interesting. Each dish was a surprise. Enjoy the friendly professional service!... More 

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Thank Katharina S
Switzerland
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630 reviews
464 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016

We have been at RED for the business lunch (see Menu in picture). The atmosphere is nice and the staff friendly. My wife took soup, beef and chocolate cake and ice cream. I took salad, fish. Well my wife was quite disappointed: the soup was too much salted, the main dish has some piece of beef, a mountain of "ruccola"... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016

beautiful venue overlooking the lake, very welcoming staff showed us to a lovely table but this type of fussy, pretentious & overpriced food is not for us. Limited choices as I guess they're hoping people will go for the tasting menu which may be much better than the a la carte which we took. Scallop starter was very tasty, my... More 

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KKL_Luzern_2016, Manager at Restaurant Red, responded to this review

Dear milanese_10 Thank you for your feedback on Restaurant RED. We strive to offer our guests an excellent experience at all times, and we therefore want to continually improve. We are therefore grateful for your constructive feedback. Kind regards, The Restaurant RED team More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

I had never in mine entire life got such a big huge disappointment!!! I went for dinner The menu offers very few options, the appetizers were so little no joke two only two uncooked scallops for 22 Swiss francs:( The main course was lamb undercooked as well for 52 Swiss francs!!!!! And the dessert menu so poorly not even a... More 

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KKL_Luzern_2016, Manager at Restaurant Red, responded to this review

Dear MiriamLiliana Thank you very much for your feedback on Restaurant RED. We strive to offer our guests an excellent experience at all times, and we therefore want to continually improve. We are therefore grateful for your constructive feedback. Kind regards, The Restaurant RED team More 

Canterbury, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016

Had the Austrian pasta and a local beer, both excellent! Great atmosphere and staff too. A bit expensive though haha!

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Geneva
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2015

They told us that we got the last table at reservation time. When we got there, we asked if they can move us from the table next to the entrance door which was noisy and drafty with cold air to another table, they still insisted the evening was fully booked. To our disappointment, several tables were never occupied during the... More 

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Herradura, Costa Rica
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2015

It is located quite discreetly on the first floor of the Festival hall.We had heard of it as a favorite eating place of the Festival spectators after or before the evening concerts.We tried it for lunch.What an agreeable surprise ! As you walk into RED you enter into a minimalist, serene environment.You enjoy a nice view over the nearby dock... More 

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Flemington, New Jersey
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54 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

The food here is just outstanding. The service and the location make the whole experience something to remember. It is amazingly well put together from the menu choices, etc. the chef must be probably one of the best I have had the opportunity to experience. His style is very progressive and just be open to try ditches which are not... More 

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Switzerland
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630 reviews
464 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2015

Red restaurant in Lucerne offers a very nice view on the lake and the city of Lucerne. For lunch, there are only one business lunch menu for 45 CHF, but it's really worth. First dish: Rindscarpaccio (Erbsencrème, grüner Apfel, Gurke, Kresse) Main dish: Tagliata vom Schweizer Rind (Chimichurri, Peperonignocchi, sautierte Zucchini) Dessert: Key Limes Pie (Himbeermousse, Sorbet, Pesto) The meal... More 

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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
Cuisine
European, Central European
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Europaplatz 1, Lucerne 6005, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Lucerne  >  Lucerne
  • Phone Number: +41 41 226 71 10
Description
The Restaurant RED (awarded 15 Gault Millau points) delights with its virtuoso and exciting culinary creations. The team of the Restaurant RED is known for his classic stagings and a constantly fluid style of cuisine. The stunning panoramic views of the city of Lucerne and the Lake Lucerne region are just as much a part of this as the unique architecture of Jean Nouvel. Our service team will take care of you and your guests in a warm and professional manner. Indulge yourself in our gourmet restaurant at lunchtime, as well as before and after events at the KKL Luzern.

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