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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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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“burger” (43 reviews)
“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 4 days ago via mobile

Good place.. Nice ambience.. The two Indian partners r working hard and doing a great job.. But their Pakistani partner Sohail Afridi is a complete loser.. The guy has no sense of service or diplomacy... Is very disrespectful towards his clients and is drunk while...More

Thank sahirg2015
Reviewed 23 September 2018

It's Irish pub run by india(Asian guys) hence food has influence. Food is good with multiple options and views are beautiful

Thank reader20152016
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

Was looking for an affordable place to eat in Montreux and found the pub and their burgers. Their website is rubbish on mobile, so just decided to go over and didin’t regret it. We had a table by the window, overlooking the lake. I had...More

Thank Naomi129
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Excellent food, wide selection of beers, great music, selected sport on demand! what’s not to like? The staff all speak English, are helpful and the location, just near the station in Montreux, is brilliant!

Thank 120alland
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Had a fantastic meal of Guinness pie,with chips and onion gravy,my wife had the pub special and friends various meals.The food is fantastic with great service.This our 3 Rd time here and it's all great with wonderful company,a great place to eat and drink.

Thank ragman1960
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Visited here last week as we were looking for somewhere to watch match and have a bite to eat. Food was very decent, kids had burgers which they really enjoyed. I had crispy prawns which were delicious. Great selection of beers. Server was very friendly....More

Thank sharonchristinad
Reviewed 26 August 2018

Great beer selection and nice lake views. No a/c, so on a hot day it is quite stuffy inside. It is a little hard to find at first because you have to enter from the side opposite the lake.

Thank David W
Reviewed 25 August 2018

We were pleasantly surprised to find this little gem. I ordered the Marsala Chicken Burger - it was wonderful. Great views overlooking the lake. Staff were exceptionally friendly and helpful.

Thank PamLSanDiego_CA
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Stunning views (if you are lucky to be sited at window) overlooking lake, and we even caught the sunset. Had Irish Stew which was simply deliciously! My wife took the Quesadillas, which were also very tasty. From 8CHF a pint in a Swiss tourist hotspot...More

Thank Alexander Baxte... S
Reviewed 17 August 2018

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
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11 July 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from HitenSanghavi | Property representative |
Hi Rebecca, Yes we have and we are showing Match tonight Hiten
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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Kids
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
  • E-mail
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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