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La Fleur de Lys

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rue du Bourg 14, Gruyeres 1663, Switzerland
+41 26 921 82 82
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Stamford, Connecticut
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68 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice staff, and also spoke English which helped. Good choices on the menu. And a great view of the mountains.

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Thank Aj R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The worst place I've ever been. The personnel was unfriendly and slow. The food was very low expectation. The prices were not reasonable. Will never advise anyone to come

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Thank Andrey O
Philadelphia, PA
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130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As others have noted, do have the fondue. We were a party of 5, so ordered it for 3, a sausage and frit platter, a salad, and, of course, local wine. Relaxing outdoors with a beautiful view, shared food, and good friends was a perfect Sunday afternoon.

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Thank sidder
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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173 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great cheese fondue, good service and a beautiful spot on the terrace looking out towards the valley and mountains in the sun. Same prices as everywhere else in town. Friendly staff. Great lunch - would visit again!

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Thank ElizabethAmy
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We tried a little of everything and left happier than we have been anywhere else on this trip. This food was fantastic, so tasty and done to perfection. The specialty salad was out of this world, the Alpine Chowder was hearty(enough to share), and the rosti was to die for. Wish we had more time to come back and eat... More 

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Thank Megan B
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Very Swiss, very enjoyable, savory, indulgent. Wine was excellent - some local, white- don't remember the name exactly. Meringue with cream to die for. Totally authentic experience. Highly recommend.

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Thank Андрэй П
Uerikon, Switzerland
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Excellent location, great views , great breakfast and good restaurant. The restaurant was the busiest in "town" when we were there, always a good sign. Rooms very cosy, warm and clean, beds comfortable too. We hope to return to Gruyeres when it is green and we will definitely return to this hotel, hopefully same room, The Room with the View!

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Thank Virginia B
Camberley, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Had a wonderful meal, today. Very child friendly. It was half term in Switzerland 🇨🇭. So the town was a tad crowded. Tried to eat at the cheese factory restaurant but told there would be an hours wait. We have eaten here many times and the staff are so friendly. So instead of joining the mass coach parties that had... More 

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Thank Malcolm T
Denver, Colorado
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40 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

We stayed over night in this beautiful village on a hill at the lovely restaurant & hotel La Fleur de Lys. The smell of the Gruyeres Fondue fills the streets in the afternoon, inviting you to come sit on the patio of the restaurants and have a delicious cheese feast! 1 Gruyeres fondue with a basket of bread, 1 Raclette... More 

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Thank TS B
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

When in Switzerland!! Delicious cheese fondue. The veal was also delicious. Friendly service. Closed very early on a Sunday night (7pm) but I think that is usual for the village and everyone just ate early!

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Thank Janet G

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Average prices
USD 15 - USD 47
Cuisine
Swiss, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: rue du Bourg 14, Gruyeres 1663, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Fribourg  >  La Gruyere  >  Gruyeres
  • Phone Number: +41 26 921 82 82
  • This restaurant is at La Fleur de Lys
Description
Nice restaurant with a lot of cheese and country specialities. Terrace with view to the castle and the mountains.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?