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Restaurant • Fine Dining


Restaurant Balm

In the beautiful village of Meggen, five kilometers outside of Lucerne, you will find hotel restaurant Balm. This 16-GaultMillau-pointed restaurant offers you fine Swiss cuisine and is decorated in romantic pastel colors.  During the summer, dinner is served on the outdoor patio and terrace. Authentic Swiss cuisine and daily specials with a variety of soups and salads are available in this restaurant. 


Meggen, Switzerland
G&M 16

Beat Stofer

Beat Stofer
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Chef Beat Stofer is the enthusiastic and enterprising leader of Balm Restaurant. Stofer serves first-class Swiss cuisine for Lucerne locals. His best-sellers, knuckle ravioli, and lime risotto, attract guests from all around the area.

Fine Swiss cuisine

16 Gault Millau points

Seasonal menu

Balm’s cuisine

Balm is a restaurant where guests get spoiled with a wide variety of culinary delights. A feast for the palate, but also for the eye. Starters include the elegant lobster soup with a fried scallop, the strong veal ravioli on sage butter with tomato compote and parmesan, and of course the incredible risotti.  Chef Beat Stofer is extremely good at his craft. He knows all the culinary tricks and works with products of the season. He incorporates European dishes into the Swiss menu, like the Spain-inspired fried calamaretti with thin chorizo ​​slices on an aubergine compote. It's crucial, of course, to have the right wine on hand. With a wide array of wines on offer, you will always find something for every taste.

Explore Meggen

Hotel restaurant Balm is situated in Meggen, a small town in the district of Lucerne. Sights in the area include the historic Meggenhorn Castle which was built in 1868, and the beautiful Meggerwald forest, with hiking trails through the scenic Swiss woods.

ENTREPRENEUR of the year award – in cooperation with Mastercard

“Unparalleled professionalism is harnessed to create a truly magical stay.” To dine at award-winning Restaurant Balm, from Chef Beat Stofer in Switzerland, is to enjoy a seamless, perfectly executed fine-dining experience. However, behind the scenes is a team of true professionals guided by a talented chef, working tirelessly to ensure only the highest of standards - perfect, discreet and almost invisible. Never-ending passion is key in everything they do, to ensure that every experience is priceless.. The entrepreneur of the year award in partnership with Mastercard is an homage to Beat who is indeed, a distinctive Master in the field.

Balm hotel

Owned by the Stofer family since 1969, the modern, fresh style of Hotel Balm is now in its second generation. As a family-run business, it has always been able to combine its rustic charm with modern comfort and adapt to the needs of its guests. Each of the 18 luxurious hotel rooms is decorated with light pastel colors in a contemporary setting. Each room is equipped with a bathroom with a shower or bath, TV, telephone, free WiFi internet access, and a reading area with a couch.  Don’t forget to start your morning with the special breakfast buffet. A memorable panoramic view, a relaxing environment, and an incredible breakfast buffet are what you will remember most of your stay. 



Balm Balmstrasse 3 6045 Meggen Switzerland


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Opening times

Wednesday 11:30 - 13:30 18:00 - 21:00
Thursday 11:30 - 13:30 18:00 - 21:00
Friday 11:30 - 13:30 18:00 - 21:00
Saturday 11:30 - 13:30 18:00 - 21:00
Sunday 11:30 - 13:30 18:00 - 21:00

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