Fuss-free yet elegant.
Our creative cuisine delights guests with quality seasonal products sourced from the region and offers a range of appetising dishes from international classics to simple snacks.
In the month of October, we welcome you to our Bar National. The Restaurant National will remain open for breakfast only until 31 October 2022.
Breakfast buffet daily from 7 am to 11.30 am
Probably Lucerne's most attractive 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.
11.30 am to Midnight
With the Grand Hotel National behind you and Lake Lucerne, the lively lakeside promenade and stunning mountain panorama in front of you, our Lake Terrace is ideal for al fresco dining and it is without doubt one of the most popular dining spots on the lake.
Open daily from 11.30 am
Café-bar with bistro flair
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.
Tuesday to Saturday
8 am to 10 pm
Sunday and Monday
8 am to 6 pm
Mediterranean cuisine – 14 Gault&Millau points
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.
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
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.
daily from 11.30 am to 2 pm and 6 pm to 10 pm
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.
Tuesday to Friday
from 11 am to 11 pm
from 9 am to 11 pm
from 9 am to 7 pm