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Barrel Oak, The Irish Pub

€€ - €€€Irish, , European
avenue des Alpes 37, Montreux 1820, Switzerland
+41 21 961 16 81
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“fish and chips” (10 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, European, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
avenue des Alpes 37, Montreux 1820, Switzerland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This pub is very accommodating, a variety of beers, great atmosphere and lots of sport. 4 pints came to 32 francs, which is average for Montreux.

Thank Cheesy30
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a pleasant surprise to discover this pub in Montreux, giving me a very affordable alternative to the traditional Swiss, Italian and Oriental restaurants for lunch or dinner. The staff here are very attentive and efficient. The choice of beers is excellent, and served...More

Thank Ed G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went there with my parents, food was amazing! Staff is very friendly and the view from the terrace is just breath-taking! I can only recommend it!

Thank Xam X
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For a pub, the food had a very suprising quality. Reasonable prices (especially for Montreux). Relaxed atmosphere and friendly staff.

Thank flyingP0tat0
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This pub is close to the railway station in central Montreux. Fairly extensive and, for Switzerland, sensibly priced food menu. Large selection of draught beers and lagers, which are all CHF8. The large windows open to outstanding views over Lake Geneva.

2  Thank Donald M
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

If you like a huge variety of cold beer on tap (maybe 20 choices) this place is perfect. It is a bit hidden but has a great view of the lake and delicious food for a reasonable price. No smoking inside but a group of...More

Thank mickmaryobrien
Reviewed 10 July 2018

We went here twice during our stay. Once for lunch and once for dinner. Great host. Super food. Great vibes. Loved the place. Strongly recommend it.

Thank KomalSolomon
Reviewed 3 July 2018

This place should be number 1 on cheap eats on Montreux, every day they have a menu with 2 dishes for just 16 CHF, as in any Irish pub you will always have good delicious food at excellent prices. The views are amazing, and you...More

Thank oschicus
Reviewed 1 July 2018

We have just visited Montreux and ate at the Barrel Oak, Irish pub, we sat at the window with a view over the lake, it was beautiful and the sunset was lovely, photos do not do it justice, we have several meals there and they...More

Thank June T
Reviewed 26 June 2018

Our waitress could have been a little nicer, but the burger and the irish stew were super value for money. The salmon avocado sandwich would have liked not to be on local wonderbread equivalent. The beers were great, the seats comfortable, the tvs were visible,...More

Thank Vagenende
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Rebecca S
11 July 2018|
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Response from HitenSanghavi | Property representative |
Hi Rebecca, Yes we have and we are showing Match tonight Hiten
Vincent V
19 November 2017|
Response from HitenSanghavi | Property representative |
Hi Vincent, yes kid are allowed for dinner. When you do want to make reservation?? let me know and for how many people. Kind Regards, Hiten Sanghavi
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$29
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: avenue des Alpes 37, Montreux 1820, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Vaud  >  Montreux
  • Phone Number: +41 21 961 16 81
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At Barrel Oak we strive to create a fresh, contemporary culinary experience in a historic Irish atmosphere. We offer you a wide variety of foods from Irish pub fayre to classic European platters. The bar boasts an extensive whiskey list, with a full range of imported and domestic beers, wine and liquors. We are the Premier Sports Bar with HDTV's, big screen and virtually every major satellite/cable package available, and ready to accommodate any sports request you have. The staffs here are so friendly, yet at your service to cater to all your needs. Hoping that this places gets into your favourite list for business lunches or for just having a drink with friends at the end of the day, or just a stress buster for your week-ends. We welcome you to come over for a drink or spend some time enjoying daily Irish delicacies, seafood specialties & our famous burgers with your friends and colleagues or just simply by yourself... After all "There are no strangers here only friends we have yet to meet..." Just waiting to "experience life". Your special occasion and we will ensure it's a memorable one for life... Come join us for the best Irish beer, fresh food, friendly service and a perfect seating located just across the waterfront, sitting in the heart of Montreux.
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