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Restaurant Bam Bou

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Sempacherstrasse 14 | 6002 Lucerne, Lucerne 6003, Switzerland
+41 41 226 86 86
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Tue - Fri 11:45 - 14:00
18:30 - 00:30
Sat 18:00 - 00:30
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Lake Bluff, Illinois
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

It isn't as expensive as all the reviews would have you believe. Every restaurant of this caliber is as expensive. But MAN! It was so delicious. We dined all over switz: 5 cities and this was a top 2. We didn't do the sushi. The flavor profiles were brilliant.

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ManagerTH, Quality Management at Restaurant Bam Bou, responded to this review

Dear Proper-shopper Thank you so much for your wonderful feedback. We are very pleased that you took the time to write us. We are delighted that we could impress you with our food quality and are looking forward to welcoming you soon again! Best regards, Sheila Quality Management More 

Switzerland
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206 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Went for birthday dinner on a Friday night. We have been wanting to eat here for a long while now. The location is great in a very unusual setting. As starters we ordered the large sushi and sashimi plate. Overall it was good but the rice for the nigiri was WAY too dry and seemed that it was not fresh... More 

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ManagerTH, Quality Management at Restaurant Bam Bou, responded to this review

Dear windvalley We would like to thank you for your visit at our Restaurant Bam Bou and for your feedback. Your advice regarding our food quality we will share with our food and beverage department, as it is our goal to improve our quality constantly. We can guarantee that our chefs work exclusively with high quality products. They try to... More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

We went at the recommendation of my daughter - and we not disappointed. In fact - they do an amazing fusion of flavors and separation of tastes in all the dishes we tried. Truly a unique restaurant - expensive but well worth it.

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ManagerTH, Quality Management at Restaurant Bam Bou, responded to this review

Dear Da-Blur We are delighted that we could impress you with our food quality and thank you for your great feedback on TripAdvisor. We are looking forward to welcoming you soon again at the restaurant Bam Bou! Best regards, Sheila Quality Management More 

Munich, Germany
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Bam Bou Pearls to start with and surf & turf for the main course. Sashimi was tenderly melting in my mouth, tuna carpaccio with a fabulous dressing, tastiest spring rolls with peking duck ever, perfect beef with a tandoori marinade...this is fusion cuisine at its best! It's pricy but the food simply tastes exeptionell. Stylish interior. Great atmosphere. If I... More 

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ManagerTH, Quality Management at Restaurant Bam Bou, responded to this review

Dear M K Thank you so much for your wonderful feedback and your visit at our restaurant Bam Bou. We are pleased that we were able to convince you especially with our quality of our fusion cuisine. Once again, we thank you for your feedback and look forward to welcoming you again at the restaurant Bam Bou! Best regards, Sheila... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Great vegetarian food was made specially for us - desserts are amazing ! Would recommend the sushis and fried rice .....

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ManagerTH, Quality Management at Restaurant Bam Bou, responded to this review

Dear Vasudha12 We are delighted that we could impress you with our food quality and thank you for your great feedback on TripAdvisor. We are looking forward to welcoming you soon again at the restaurant Bam Bou! Best regards, Sheila Quality Management More 

Castel Del Piano, Italy
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121 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

This smart modern restaurant is in the basement of 'The Hotel'. Really good quality sashimi, the best beef dish plus many other options. Sushi just OK as the rice would not have past muster in Japan! Staff speak English and offered excellent service. The wine list extensive and good. Prices are within keeping for a quality Swiss restaurant . Easy... More 

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ManagerTH, Quality Management at Restaurant Bam Bou, responded to this review

Dear lafamosaItaly We would like to thank you for your visit at our Restaurant Bam Bou and for your positive feedback. Praise like yours shows us that we are on the right track and motivates us to get better and better. All the best to you and we really hope to welcome you again by your next trip to Switzerland!... More 

Los Angeles, CA
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

Chef Andrew Clayton and his team at Bam Bou DELIVER a fantastic dining encounter at one of Switzerland's (and Europe's) best hotels, The Hotel, in Luzern. Try the Dancing Beef, the Seared Tuna or any and all of the various sushi and sashimi entrees on the menu. The wine list is extensive and well-planned per the menu offerings. Bam Bou... More 

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ManagerTH, Quality Management at Restaurant Bam Bou, responded to this review

Dear Luzerner_Dude Thank you so much for your wonderful feedback. We are very pleased that you took the time to write us. We are happy that we could convince you with our service and food quality. All the best to you and we really hope to see you soon back! Best regards, Sheila Quality Management More 

Bulle, Switzerland
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016

Being from a country where cod is the main national dish, Portugal, I was really petrified to know that I tasted one of the best cod dish of my life. For people who don't like eat fish this must be THE step to take. The tuna carpaccio is unbelievable, I strongly reccommend this appetizer. People who doesn't speak schweizerdeutsch don't... More 

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ManagerTH, Quality Management at Restaurant Bam Bou, responded to this review

Dear Mickael R Thank you that you share your great feedback with the whole world. We are happy to read that you had a good time in our house. All the best to you and we really hope to welcome you again by your next trip to Switzerland! Best regards, Sheila Quality Management More 

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153 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016

Reliably good food here, with good service, at normal Swiss prices for high end restaurants (think central London prices). Good quality sushi, sashimi and other delights are available. And then a menu which somehow spans Swiss and Asian cuisine - but it works and means there's something for those that don't want truly Asian food.

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ManagerTH, Quality Management at Restaurant Bam Bou, responded to this review

Dear THWL23 Thank you for your wonderful feedback here on TripAdvisor and your visit at our Restaurant Bam Bou. We are happy that we could convince you with our service and food quality. Once again we thank you for your great feedback and would be pleased to welcome you again soon at the Restaurant Bam Bou! Yours sincerely, Sheila Quality... More 

Moscow, Russia
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193 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

Located in the basement of "The Hotel", this modern Asian fusion kitchen has been a very pleasant surprise - the open kitchen lets you visually participate in the preparation of your meal. The restaurant offers a great variety of seafood, but for the "carnivores" a splendid prime beef is available. The wine fridge is very well equipped and caters the... More 

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ManagerTH, Quality Management at Restaurant Bam Bou, responded to this review

Dear CenturionMember We would like to thank you for your visit at our Restaurant Bam Bou and your positive feedback. We are pleased that we were able to convince you with our performance especially with the quality of our food. We are looking forward to welcoming you soon again at the Restaurant Bam Bou! Yours sincerely, Sheila Quality Management More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$118
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, European, Thai, Fusion
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:45 - 14:00
18:30 - 00:30
Wednesday
11:45 - 14:00
18:30 - 00:30
Thursday
11:45 - 14:00
18:30 - 00:30
Friday
11:45 - 14:00
18:30 - 00:30
Saturday
18:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sempacherstrasse 14 | 6002 Lucerne, Lucerne 6003, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Lucerne  >  Lucerne
  • Phone Number: +41 41 226 86 86
Description
East meets west Do you believe modern French cuisine or Asian traditional cuisine, going back to ancient times, deserves to be crowned king of culinary art? We have set a delightful precedent in dealing with this issue once and for all at the Restaurant Bam-Bou. The fusion of cuisine at the Bam-Bou masterfully and boldly borrows from the best of both worlds and conjures up culinary experiences using this approach, thus creating a whole new style for the taste buds that is just as impressive as the stylish interior you see before you. And what do the experienced gourmets make of it? Well, it's 'formidable' according to Gault Millau, who awards 15 points.

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