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Restaurant Lapin

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$$ - $$$
German, Swiss, European, Central European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
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Museggstrasse 2 | 6004 Luzern, Lucerne 6004, Switzerland
+41 41 418 80 00
10:00 - 23:30
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San Jose, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were among the last customers for lunch on Sunday afternoon, so the menu was quite limited. Tried the consomme which was quite good, but the creamy pasta with applesauce or the meat pie were just OK. We might have had a different experience if we had arrived earlier. Service was efficient, but not exactly friendly.

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

This cozy little restaurant is located in the Hotel de la Paix. It was recommended to us because we wanted to try traditional Swiss cuisine. We are so glad we went! The hostess and wait staff were friendly and efficient; they were able to find us a table despite us showing up without reservations on a busy night. The prices... More 

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Albi, France
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

The restaurant looks welcoming and comfortable. We had eaten a large lunch so only wanted something simple, so asked the waitress before we sat, and offered to just sit in the bar. The waitress and waiter were quite snooty and brusque which made us feel uncomfortable. The food was ok, nothing amazing, and found it odd that the chef came... More 

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DelapaixSwitzerland, Inhaber at Restaurant Lapin, responded to this review

Grüezi TamMark81 thank you for taking your time and writing a review. We are a little surprised about your comments. Usually our Kitchen Chef never sits in the Restaurant especially not on service time as his capability will be needed on the stove. We are also surprised about the comment about our waitress since we receive so many compliments about... More 

Western Australia, Australia
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Enjoyed dinner at Lapin. Great range of menu including traditional Swiss and German dishes. Really enjoyed the rabbit stew and steak was great. Excellent wine list including some lovely French wines by the half bottle of which we enjoyed several. Highly recommended but bring your credit card as not cheap!

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DelapaixSwitzerland, Inhaber at Restaurant Lapin, responded to this review

Grüezi Dwalsch177 Thank you for your nice comment and compliments. We are happy you had a lovely dinner. It was a real pleasure to recommend you my personal favourite wine. Sometimes the half bottles gives a chance to try out new wines and espcially for two persons dinner with aperitif makes sense. We hope we can welcome you on another... More 

Rome, Italy
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Quite a comfortable place. The service is quite good and the waitresses are nice and smiling. (..not always in Lucern..) Food quite ok, nothing special but ok, even the veal was a little too hard. Prices as always in Switzerland: too high for what u get..

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DelapaixSwitzerland, Inhaber at Restaurant Lapin, responded to this review

Grüezi Gianni F thank you for your comment. We are pleased you had a nice and smiling waitress during your meal in our Restaurant Lapin. The Veal is actually one of our typically swiss dish, Usually we get compliments every day for that recipe. We are sorry for the general high prices in switzerland. We wish that the swiss franc... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

We were treated with pleasant english speaking wait staff, who found us a table even when they couldn't find our reservation. Our dinner was superb, my trout with capers was excellent, my wife throughly enjoyed her pork medallions. Dinner was not inexpensive, but it was worth it!

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DelapaixSwitzerland, Inhaber at Restaurant Lapin, responded to this review

Grüezi thank you for your review. And thank you for giving us full Points. That helps us a lot. You had selected some of our really typically swiss and local dishes. Especially the porc medallion is very popular during the winter time. We had prepared it with the special Mushrooms and the Rösti, overbaked with the local Lucerner Rahmkäse. Even... More 

Lucerne, Switzerland
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

An excellent kitchen, with great value for moderate money! (Especially to Swiss standards very good prices!) Staff very attentive, personal and yet professional, they really take care of you and look after your needs. In "When were you there" I can only click one month. But I'm a regular guest since over 10 years now!! It feels like home.

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DelapaixSwitzerland, Inhaber at Restaurant Lapin, responded to this review

Grüezi Auke K Thank you very much for your lovely review. We love to read your comment. It is our aim to serve good and nice food in a swiss way. Freshly prepared and seasonal selected. We try to make the price / Quality ratio as good as possible for our clients. Lovely to read that you are a regular... More 

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33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

I was referred to Lapin as a place that I could get Röschti, that wonderful large portion of hash browned potatoes with cheese and an egg but I couldn't find it anywhere on the menu. They had a very interesting vegetable plate that I did order, with roasted brussle sprouts in a sweet glaze, homemade spatzel, sweet purple cabbage, chestnuts... More 

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DelapaixSwitzerland, Inhaber at Restaurant Lapin, responded to this review

Grüezi scotshap thank you for your Review and thank you for taking the time. The Rösti is the swiss national potatoe Dish. We serve it as Lapin or Vegetable Rösti but most of the time incombination of another Dish. I understand you had a good time and had tasted our autumne Specials. thank you and hopefully we can accommdate you... More 

Canton of Lucerne, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

I would like to say big 'thank you' to the staff of this restaurant. My boyfriend and I visited this place for birthday evening. There was nobody, except for us, so service was very fast. The atmosphere inside is very nice, we liked the decor. The waiter, who served us, was very friendly and always showed up at the right... More 

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DelapaixSwitzerland, Inhaber at Restaurant Lapin, responded to this review

Whow ! thank you for your comment and good Review! We are glad you had enjoyed your Birthday and had a good time. You had selected two dishes which are also my personal favours. The sliced veal at it's best with the Rösti and the creamy tasty Sauce. We love to have you back here. With best Regards Ferdinand Zehnder... More 

Lucerne, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

it was the first time at Lapin. The food was in the price range of the usual Swiss Game Dishes. Service was very nice and friendly. The food even came pretty fast. The piece of meat was a bit small and the only reason for the 4* rating. Taste was just great and quality as well. It is a traditional... More 

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DelapaixSwitzerland, Inhaber at Restaurant Lapin, responded to this review

Grüezi Sara Bana thank you for your review and nice comment. We are proud to hear that you like the game season Dishes. it is only now in mid september till End of November we serving game food. The Meat is fantastic and very tender, the homemade spaetzli and braised red cabbage, the brussel sprouts, the glazed chestnuts and finally... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 19 - USD 48
German, Swiss, European, Central European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Museggstrasse 2 | 6004 Luzern, Lucerne 6004, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Lucerne  >  Lucerne
  • Phone Number: +41 41 418 80 00
The Lapin is a family run hotel-restaurant situated in the centre of Lucerne and is one of the city's leading restaurants. It has a cosy, rustic appearance and serves modern European cuisine specialising in regional dishes. The menu offers fish, meat and seafood dishes as well as traditional Swiss Käsespätzli (small dumplings with melted cheese) with chives and pumpkin potato strudel with parsley cream sauce. In addition to the standard menu, the restaurant offers a special every day and extensive 3 to 4 course weekly menus. The speciality of the house are the Ratsherrenspieße (a type of food served en brochette) with various types of meat and vegetables and are served flambéed at your table. Wine lovers can enjoy a selection of international wines to go with their meal. The Lapin also provides a traditional Lucerne setting.

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