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Barrel Oak, The Irish Pub

avenue des Alpes 37, Montreux 1820, Switzerland
+41 21 961 16 81
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“burgers” (20 reviews)
“lamb burger” (3 reviews)
“tapas” (7 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, European, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
avenue des Alpes 37, Montreux 1820, Switzerland
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1 - 10 of 182 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

During a business trip I was looking for a pub to watch some football (champions league). I found this pub, had a few ciders and ordered a burger... That burger was amazing!! One of the best burgers I ever had.

Thank Szevi W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice pub. Had wine and appetizers, both were good. Staff was helpful and friendly. Food was a little delayed but was tasty. We had fish and chips and chicken tappas.

Thank Baygal2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well priced, friendly staff, good drinks and nice food! The views are amazing of Lake Geneva .. we visited here everyday on our trip for either a drink or lunch.. great service would defiantly recommend for an easy drink and food choice.

Thank Rebeccah543
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Much larger than the entrance would suggest. Head for the back of the dining area where there are large windows looking out over the lake. Good food and drinks and reasonably priced, for the area! Friendly and helpful staff.

Thank salw52
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Who would have thought there could be a very good Irish Pub in Montreux, Switzerland! Well there is and this is it. Had dinner there one night and it was loads of fun, good view over the lake, good food, drinks and service.

Thank NeilMac40
Reviewed 7 October 2017

We enjoyed the service the menu and atmosphere so went back several times. Not many English speaking venues so this was good. The service was efficient and friendly and the view over the lake was a nice touch. A real pub atmosphere if you you...More

Thank Viv A
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Don't let the look from the outside give you an opinion. Take a step inside and see the views from the rear of the pub where you can slide the windows open and take in the open views. We had burgers and chips every time...More

Thank sweetyboys3
Reviewed 17 September 2017

It looks like a pub but the choice of beers is poor, food has nothing special. It's very noisy. If you want to watch a football match, that's your place

Thank UlisesdelBorn
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This is the perfect place in Montreux to have a great beer and eat while watching a football game. They also often propose Live Music. Outstanding view on the lake. Friendly and warm.

Thank Charles_CH74
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

An Irish pub which serves Tapas (amongst other things) on the side of Lake Geneva. Excellent food - simple and tasty - and we went on a Monday evening so had no problem getting a table with a view. A thoroughly enjoyable experience from the...More

Thank James T
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Vincent V
19 November 2017|
Response from HitenSanghavi | Property representative |
Hi Vincent, yes kid are allowed for dinner. When you do want to make reservation?? let me know and for how many people. Kind Regards, Hiten Sanghavi
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: avenue des Alpes 37, Montreux 1820, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Vaud  >  Montreux
  • Phone Number: +41 21 961 16 81
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At Barrel Oak we strive to create a fresh, contemporary culinary experience in a historic Irish atmosphere. We offer you a wide variety of foods from Irish pub fayre to classic European platters. The bar boasts an extensive whiskey list, with a full range of imported and domestic beers, wine and liquors. We are the Premier Sports Bar with HDTV's, big screen and virtually every major satellite/cable package available, and ready to accommodate any sports request you have. The staffs here are so friendly, yet at your service to cater to all your needs. Hoping that this places gets into your favourite list for business lunches or for just having a drink with friends at the end of the day, or just a stress buster for your week-ends. We welcome you to come over for a drink or spend some time enjoying daily Irish delicacies, seafood specialties & our famous burgers with your friends and colleagues or just simply by yourself... After all "There are no strangers here only friends we have yet to meet..." Just waiting to "experience life". Your special occasion and we will ensure it's a memorable one for life... Come join us for the best Irish beer, fresh food, friendly service and a perfect seating located just across the waterfront, sitting in the heart of Montreux.
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