Restaurants and bar at the Grand Hotel National

A range of gastronomy under one roof: Four restaurants with lakeside terraces, a café, and the legendary National Bar. The voyage of culinary discovery takes you from Italy to Vienna and from there eastward as far as China.

Restaurant National

Whether for breakfast with friends, lunch with the family or dinner with your partner, the Restaurant National is a place for connoisseurs and connoisseurs.

Embark on a culinary journey with our chef Jeffrey Van Zijl and enjoy Lucerne products interpreted in a completely new way.


Breakfast buffet daily from 7 to 11 am

Lunch daily from 12 to 2 pm

Dinner daily from 6 to 10.30 pm



à la carte 

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Probably Lucerne's most attractive bar!

National Bar

Preserved in the original style of the 1870s, the National Bar exudes an engaging charm. It's where locals mingle with guests passing through, and where cool meets classic. A feel-good place any time of day, the National Bar is a microcosm well worth experiencing.

More Sinful temptation in a glass


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Klassische Bar

Café-bar with bistro flair

Café César

With its bistro flair, Café César is where guests and local residents mingle to start the day with coffee specialties and fresh croissants or to watch people playing boules on the Nationalquai.

  • Opening hours

    Tuesday to Saturday
    8 am to 10 pm

    Sunday and Monday
    8 am to 6 pm


Klassische Bistro Bar

Mediterranean cuisine – 14 Gault&Millau points

Klingler's Ristorante

Where Mediterranean cuisine meets Italian charm in timeless elegance. Featuring high-quality ingredients, the cuisine at Klingler's Ristorante (14 Gault&Millau points) conspires with the host's consummate hospitality and delightful views of Lake Lucerne to provide a unique ambience. Enjoy homemade pasta in the Italian tradition and an exquisite selection of wines, many of which are also available by the glass.

  • Opening hours

    Monday to Friday
    11.30 am to 2.30 pm
    6.00 pm to 11 pm

    Saturday and Sunday
    12.00 pm to 11 pm

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Blick von oben aufs Klingler's Ristorante Luzern

Chinese specialties

Jialu National

Welcome to the Middle Kingdom. As the chefs follow recipes that have been handed down the generations, the Chinese specialties are prepared in a manner that's genuinely original. Discover the eclectic cuisine, which features ingredients from our homeland, and experience Chinese culture in an ambience that's as authentic as the dishes served in porcelain bowls. 

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Chinesisches Restaurant Luzern Innenansicht

Viennese coffee house and imperial Viennese cuisine


The ambience at Franz consists of a refined blend of imperial Viennese specialties served in an elegant listed setting. The cuisine comprises popular traditional specialties such as Wiener Schnitzel and Tafelspitz, as well as other classics and seasonal dishes. Meanwhile the afternoon is spent celebrating our typical Viennese coffee house culture with a well-stocked array of cakes.

  • Opening hours


    Tuesday to Friday
    from 11 am to 11 pm

    from 9 am to 11 pm

    from 9 am to 7 pm

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Interior Design Restaurant Franz Luzern
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Advantages of direct booking

  • Direct path to the best price
  • 10% for the Restaurant National or the National Bar
  • One free minibar filling (beer & soft drinks)
  • Lucerne chocolate coins