Experience Something New

The GRAND HOTEL NATIONAL puts on numerous entertaining and enriching events throughout the year covering a whole variety of themes – so why not come along? Easy come, easy go and informal – but always with style and elegance. To name but three: a summer Chill & Grill on our Lake Terrace, the Magic Comedy Festival, and a piano recital.

Dine Around

1 NOVEMBER 2019 TO 31 MARCH 2020, EVERY WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY

We're taking the decision where to eat out of your hands – enjoy a gastronomic tour at the Grand Hotel National. To put you in the mood, we'll serve you a cocktail at the National Bar. The starter is a Chinese speciality at the Jialu National. When it's time for the main course, we'll take you to the most beautiful coasts of the world courtesy of the Riviera Luzern. The sweet conclusion is then served at another of our restaurants, the National.

For details and reservations please call +41 41 419 09 09 or email info@grandhotel-national.com. Arrival between 6:30 and 07:00 p.m. Reservation-only offer. Price and programme subject to change. If take-up of the offer is high, some courses may be served in one of the other participating restaurants within the Grand Hotel National. Subject to unavailability of certain dates.

Per person CHF 98.00 including cocktail, 3-course menu with wine pairing, mineral water and coffee

Christmas Refuge on Our Lake Terrace

END OF NOVEMBER TO BEGINNING OF JANUARY, FRI FROM 5:00 PM AND SAT - SUN FROM 3:00 PM. IN FINE WEATHER ONLY.

Savour the ambience of Adventtide in Lucerne with mulled wine and traditional Swiss pear bread at our little Christmas refuge on the Lake Terrace, which nestles amid the fir trees, all lit up. Glittering lights reflected in the lake, warm blankets – what a lovely place to stay a while and soak up the Christmas atmosphere.

Gospel Brunch with Richard Broadnax

SUNDAY, 8 DECEMBER 2019 AT 11:00 AM

Starting at 11:00 am spoil yourself at our sumptuous brunch buffet incl. starters and desserts. Main dishes are à la carte. The menu leaves nothing to be desired.

Accompanying the fine fare is star gospel singer Richard Broadnax and his band. With their powerful voices and well-known melodies, they provide great entertainment in the form of driving gospel music.

Per person CHF 85.00 incl. show and 1 glass of sparkling wine

New Year's Eve 2019/20 - James Bond Night

TUESDAY, 31 DECEMBER 2019

My name is Bond, James Bond. At the turn of the year everyone is gathering at the GRAND HOTEL NATIONAL for an elegant night imbued with international flair.

After we served for your eyes only the Martini shaken, not stirred an ultra special five-course gala menu awaits you. Afterwards, Gino Todesco & Friends will provide easy-going party music in the National Bar and – with your help – sweep the old year off the dance floor in style. Celebrate a stylish New Year‘s Eve full of joie de vivre, including Casino Royale and other top secret phenomena.

Per person CHF 195.00 incl. 5-course New Year's Eve menu in the Restaurant National with aperitif in the National Bar, midnight snack and music, excl. other beverages

Neujahrszauber – The First Highlight of the Year

WEDNESDAY, 1 JANUARY 2020

The prospects for a great New Year on 1 January 2020 look excellent: Lucerne's hoteliers present the first highlight of the year, the traditional fireworks display. Enjoy the fireworks from the vantage point of our Lake Terrace, complete with musical accompaniment and a glass of champagne.

We also offer a tasty 3-course dinner preceded by an aperitif.

Per person CHF 95.00 incl. aperitif, 3-course menu and 1 glass of champagne during the fireworks

Afternoon Tea - A Tradition for over 150 Years

JANUARY TO MARCH, DAILY 2:00 -5:00 PM

Enjoy English Afternoon Tea as César Ritz would have served it. The exclusive tea selection is accompanied by exquisite confectionery, appetisers and sandwiches. Our sweet and savoury delicacies are offered on a traditional serving stand in the National Bar with its turn-of-the-century charm.

It's tea time:

  • English: with a pot of tea of your choice
  • Classy: as much tea as you like plus a glass of prosecco
  • Ritzy: as much tea as you like plus one glass of champagne and three oysters

Per person English CHF 35.00, Classy CHF 45.00, Ritzy CHF 65.00

Mario Garcia at the Restaurant National

THURSDAY, 5 MARCH 2020, AT 6:15 PM

High-flying Swiss chef Mario Garcia welcomes you to a very special event: for one evening only, he's turning the Restaurant National into the 'Bocuse d'Or' kitchen and showing you what you can expect from one of the world's best chefs – perfection.

Mario Garcia, who hails from Lucerne, demonstrates a deep passion for his craft. He became World Champion with the Junior National Culinary Team and secured another World Championship title in 2014 as Captain of that team. The Bocuse d'Or 2019 saw him ranked fifth, the second-best result for Switzerland since the competition's launch. Just for a change, back at the Restaurant National he's now cooking for guests rather than jury members!

With Mario Garcia, you're in for a unique experience as he takes you on a gastronomic journey in a relaxed, informal atmosphere.

Per person CHF 130.00 incl. aperitif and 5-course menu, CHF 180.00 incl. wine pairing

Honky Tonk Festival - Larissa Baumann at the National Bar

FRIDAY, 3 APRIL 2020, AT 08:00 PM

Featuring Swiss and other bands, this is a festival to look forward to! The National Bar is proud to present the amazing Larissa Baumann live and direct. It's an evening back full of jazz, blues and soul.

For details and booking offices visit www.honkytonkfestival.ch.

 

Brunch in the Restaurant National

EVERY SUNDAY AND ON SOME PUBLIC HOLIDAYS, 11:00 AM TO 3:00 PM

Our brunch has a lot going for it!

For families, couples, singles and friends. Celebrating, saying farewell or just because – there are plenty of reasons to come for a Sunday brunch.

Main dishes are à la carte. The sumptuous menu leaves nothing to be desired. The breakfast buffet is yours to enjoy. Our gourmet brunch is a taste sensation not to be missed.

Per person CHF 65.00 incl. coffee, tea and 1 glass of sparkling wine