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The best "typical" swiss food in Luzern

Hello,

Since living here I have not been out for fondue or raclette. Tomorrow night my boyfriend's dad is arriving from Australia and I thought it would be the perfect opportunity to eat a typical Swiss meal.

Can anyone recommend a restaurant in Luzern? One of my students said he thinks Pfistern has the best fondue. Any other ideas?

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Charde
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Old 19.11.2009, 10:38
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Re: The best "typical" swiss food in Luzern

How about "Lozärner Chügelipastetli" in the Restaurant Balances, it's located directly at the Reuss.

http://tinyurl.com/yjf5tsb

But in my opinion you can take any restaurant in the old town part.

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Re: The best "typical" swiss food in Luzern

Old Swiss House in Luzern would fit the bill (http://www.oldswisshouse.ch/)
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Re: The best "typical" swiss food in Luzern

Sorry to say so - but neither fondue nor raclette are typcial Swiss foods. I know, even the Swiss do not (want) to know this. Both are originally from the neighbouring Franche Comté and Haute Savoie region in France.

Kügelipastetli is however a good suggestion.

The very typical dish from Central Switzerland: Älplermagrone (maccharoni and potatoes in a cream and cheese sauce), apple compot on the side - very nourishing, no doubt, but VERY yummy.

Go for the fondue or raclette later

Pfistern is good and typical; The Old Swiss House however is a real tourist trap where I would never go if I had the choice.
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Re: The best "typical" swiss food in Luzern

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Old Swiss House in Luzern would fit the bill (http://www.oldswisshouse.ch/)
I've heard it's great but it aint cheap !!

A colleague ordered a schnitzel, he said the chef came to the table with a frying pan, an enormous lump of butter and the meat. He then fried it up in front of them, so i think you are paying for the show as well as the food !
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