Ah, warm balmy nights and the lure of sitting outdoors enjoying a drink and a good meal! Here are some of our team’s favourite hangouts.
The Sunset Bar
Sunset Bar opposite the Seeburg Hotel can make you believe you are on the Riviera. Loungers, cocktails, music and the possibility to go for a swim, everything the young urbanite needs to relax. Families are welcome too!
www.sunsetbar.ch 041 375 55 55
Restaurant Alexander, Hotel Seeburg
Offering Swiss and European classics, this restaurant is faultless in its food, service and lovely terrace with views onto the lake.
www.hotelseeburg.ch 041 375 55 55
Grand Hotel National, 1871, Thai Garden, Padrino, Café César and National Bar
The Grand Hotel National boasts a lakefront location and all four of its restaurants have terraces where you can enjoy their various culinary fares. Not to be missed are Marc’s amazing cocktails served at the National Bar, a particular favourite is the Lemon Drop!
www.grandhotel-national.com 041 419 09 09
Seerestaurant Belvedere, Hergiswil
The terrace is directly over the lake offering panoramic views onto the Bürgenstock. The food is a modern take on Swiss Cuisine.
www.seerestaurant-belvedere.ch 041 630 30 35
The Seehotel Sternen in Horw is a local institution and reservations are recommended if you want to get a table on the lovely terrace. The food is good Swiss cooking and the little playground close by, making this a favourite with families as well as couples and business people.
www.seehotel-sternen.ch 041 348 24 82
Hotel Kastanienbaum, Kastanienbaum
Famed for its terrace with amazing views onto the Bürgenstock, this restaurant offers classic European food. With a stop for ferries at its doorstep, this is a great place to rest if you want to enjoy a walk from Luzern to Kastanienbaum via Bireggwald and catch a ferry back to downtown Luzern.
www.kastanienbaum.ch 041 340 03 40
A little further but well worth the detour, Rigiblick Restaurant on Lake Lauerz boasts 17 Gault Millau points and specialises in stunning fish dishes.
www.rigiblick-lauerz.ch 041 811 54 66